Michael Keaton pays tribute to son during Golden Globes speech

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 12 January 2015
Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton

Golden Globe-winning actor Michael Keaton thanked his "talented, considerate, thoughtful" son Sean Douglas after winning the Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy gong

Michael Keaton thanked his "talented, considerate, thoughtful" son after collecting the Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy category at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles last night (11.01.15).

The 63-year-old star, who plays the role of cinema superhero Riggan Thomson in 'Birdman', used his acceptance speech to pay tribute to his son, Sean Douglas.

He remarked: "My best friend is kind, intelligent, funny, talented, considerate, thoughtful.

"Did I say kind? He also - he also happens to be my son Sean.

"I love you with all my heart, buddy."

Sean is a 31-year-old Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, who co-wrote the songs 'Talk Dirty' and 'Wiggle' for Jason Derulo.

Sean - who has also has worked with the likes of Madonna, Timbaland and Michael Bolton - is the son of the late actress Caroline Williams, who was married to Michael for eight years from 1982 until 1990.

Michael stars in 'Birdman' as a fallen actor who hopes his new Broadway production will reinvigorate his career.

The comedy also features performances from Emma Stone, who plays his troubled daughter Sam, Edward Norton, who plays stage star Mike Shiner, and Zach Galifianakis, who stars as producer Brandon Vander Hey.

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