BEDFORD, N.Y. - Happy Birthday to Bedford’s Catherine Zeta-Jones!
Zeta-Jones, who has owned a home in Bedford, was born Sept. 25, 1969 in Swansea, Wales.
She began her career on stage at an early age starring in a number of British and American television films and small roles in films.
Zeta-Jones starred as Velma Kelly in the 2002 film adaptation of the musical Chicago and received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA Award a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
She also won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer and received an Empire Award nomination for Best British Actress and a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress.
In 2010, Zeta-Jones won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress for her portrayal of Desiree in A Little Night Music.