Michael Keaton is an American actor. Michael Keaton became popular for his early comedic film roles, most notably his performance as the title character of Tim Burton`s Beetlejuice, and later gained international fame for his dramatic portrayal of Bruce Wayne / Batman in Tim Burton`s Batman films.
Michael Keaton has appeared in various other films, including Night Shift, Mr. Mom, Clean and Sober, Pacific Heights and Jackie Brown, and has also provided voicework for Pixar`s Cars and Toy Story 3.
Michael Keaton lived in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. His father, George A. Douglas, worked as a civil engineer and surveyor, and his mother, Leona Elizabeth, a homemaker, came from McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.
Keaton was raised in a Catholic family, and is of Irish and Scottish ancestry. He attended Montour High School in Pennsylvania. He studied speech for two years at Kent State, before dropping out and moving to Pittsburgh.