Welsh actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on 25th September 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK. She is the daughter of David Jones and Patricia. Her father was a owner of a candy factory and is of Welsh descent. She was born and brought up in Swansea. She showed interest in entertainment from an early age. She appeared on stage in the West End productions of the musicals "Annie", "Bugsy Malone" and "The Pajama Game". She starred as lead in the British revival of "42nd Street". She played as supporting roles in several films including "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery" (1992), "Catherine the Great" (1996), "The Phantom" (1996). She starred in many big-budget blockbusters like "Entrapment" (1999), "The Haunting" (1999) and "Traffic" (2000). She won an Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress for the musical comedy "Chicago" (2002). In 2010, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to drama.
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