The Michael Keaton File

Updated: September 18, 2013, 4:10 PM ET

Michael Keaton gained national attention in the hit comedy Night Shift, followed by starring roles in such films as Mr. Mom, Johnny Dangerously, and Dream Team.

In 1998, he earned the best actor award from the National Society of Film Critics for Clean and Sober and Tim Burton's Beetlejuice. Keaton re-teamed with Burton to play the title role in the blockbusters Batman and Batman Returns.

Keaton starred as Robert Weiner in HBO's critically-acclaimed Live From Baghdad, based on a true story of the CNN crew who reported from Baghdad during the Gulf War. Keaton received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance. Keaton also starred in Game Six, of a story centered around the historic Game 6 of the 1986 World Series between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox.

In addition, he has completed the feature film The Last Time as well as a starring role in the TNT mini-series The Company, a dramatic story of how the CIA operated during the Cold War. In 2007, Keaton made his directorial debut and also starred in the drama The Merry Gentleman. The film was accepted by the Sundance Film Festival for 2008. Also in 2009, Keaton co-starred in the Fox comedy Post Grad.

Keaton was the voice of Ken in Toy Story 3, the latest addition to the successful and endearing franchise in 3-D . Keaton also co-starred in the comedy feature The Other Guys with Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson for Columbia Pictures. He completed a starring role in the feature film Penthouse North and will also be seen featured in Robocop, to be released in February. Presently, Keaton is filming Birdman with Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Emma Stone.

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