Michael Douglas' financial ups and downs

Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas is no Gordon Gekko, his "Greed is good"-spouting alter-ego from Wall Street and now the sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps(opening Sept. 24). But the Academy Award-winning actor has led a volatile financial life.

In an interview before he was diagnosed with throat cancer, Douglas offered a peek into his roller coaster ride in the stock market.