February 12, 2017 – Hollywood, California, U.S. – CATHERINE ZETA-JONES promotes TV series Feud.’ Catherine Zeta-Jones, CBE (born September 25 1969 – Wales) is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in Swansea, Zeta-Jones aspired to a theatrical career from an early age. In her early teens, she played roles in the West End productions of the musicals Annie and Bugsy Malone. She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, and made her adult stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street. Her screen debut came in the French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990), and she found success as a regular in the ITV television series The Darling Buds of May (1991–93). Tired of being typecast as the token pretty girl in British films, Zeta-Jones relocated to Los Angeles. Zeta-Jones established herself in Hollywood with roles in the action film The Mask of Zorro (1998) and the heist film Entrapment (1999). Critics praised her portrayal of a vengeful pregnant woman in Traffic (2000) and a murderous singer in the musical film Chicago (2002). The latter won her Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress, among other accolades. She starred in high-profile films for much of the decade, including the black comedy Intolerable Cruelty (2003), the heist film Ocean’s Twelve (2004), the comedy The Terminal (2004), and the romantic comedy No Reservations (2007). Parts in smaller-scale features were followed by a decrease in workload, during which she returned to the stage and portrayed an ageing actress in A Little Night Music (2009), winning a Tony Award. Zeta-Jones continued to work intermittently in the 2010s, starring in the psychological thriller Side Effects (2013) and the action film Red 2 (2013). Zeta-Jones has received an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award and a Tony Award, and in 2010 she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her film and humanitarian endeavours. She supports various charities an
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On Music: For Catherine Zeta-Jones, It’s a Family Affair

A Golden Globe nominee for her sensational performance in the musical Chicago  (and  the drama Traffic) Catherina Zeta-Jones is now on Feud: Bette and Joan, the latest hit by Ryan Murpy. She’s a music aficionada, who shares her passion with the family.

Music is very important to me and in my family. My kids keep me up to date with what is going on, but their taste in music is so retro and so fabulous…They love disco, Studio 54 radio is on in my car constantly. We saw Jersey Boys like six times, they love The Four Seasons.  My son is into The Rolling Stones. My husband, I love him, but he really cannot sing a note. And his claim to fame is that he sang on “When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going” and I know that’s a lie. And he even tells my son yeah, I am singing on the backing track, and I am going, No you are not. Billy Ocean wouldn’t let you sing on the backing track.  But it’s all a kind of a joke.  My daughter plays piano, my son plays bass guitar and lead guitar, and I just bought him a huge drum set to his father’s distaste. But it’s a digital one and he can put the headsets on.”