Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on September 25, 1969 in Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, UK, the daughter of Dai Jones, who formerly owned a candy factory, and Pat Jones. Her brother David Jones (b. 1967) is a development executive and brother Lyndon Jones (b. 1972) works at her production company. Catherine showed an interest early on in entertainment...See full bio »
(performer: "Overture/And All That Jazz" 1975, "Cell Block Tango" 1975, "I Can't Do It Alone" 1975, "Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag" 1996, "And All That Jazz/End Credits" 1975, "I Move On" 2002 / "Class" 1975)
[on playing Desiree Armfeldt in "A Little Night Music" on Broadway in 2010]: There's no jazzy hands, no high kicks, no fishnet stockings, but really that's what excited me. With most musicals you have to fill in the gaps, but here you have what's already a beautiful Chekhovian play, and the music is a bonus...
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Was in consideration for the part of Satine in
Moulin Rouge! but Nicole Kidman, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
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