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Michael Douglas Is Now a Better Father

January 23, 2010 (3:12 am) GMT
Having a son with former wife staying behind bars, Michael Douglas is grateful for having a second shot to become a better dad to his kids with Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Michael Douglas

is grateful he was given a second shot at fatherhood in his later years - because age has made him a better parent to his children with . The actor has one son from his marriage to Diandra Luker - , 31, who is currently behind bars on drug possession charges at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City.

After his divorce from Luker, Douglas, 65, went on to marry "Welsh" actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in 2000. They have two children together, Dylan, nine, and Carys, six - and Douglas is convinced becoming a dad again later in life has given him the chance to re-evaluate his priorities so he won't make the same mistakes twice.

He tells AARP The Magazine, "My career was the most important thing in my life, followed by marriage and children. And it's completely reversed now. I never anticipated starting a family and the joy of raising kids at my age. I think it's easier for me to be a good father."

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