Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones: The Ups and Downs of Their Marriage

See the challenges and victories they've faced in their nearly 13 years as husband and wife

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Updated: Tuesday Sep 24, 2013 | 12:10 PM EDT

MEET YOUR MATCH

Michael Douglas falls for Catherine Zeta-Jones after seeing her in The Mask of Zorro and has mutual friend Antonio Banderas introduce them in 1998. Though Douglas is 54 and Zeta-Jones is 29, "It's nothing," the actress tells PEOPLE of their age difference. On New Year's Eve 1999, Douglas proposes to Zeta-Jones, and 8 months later they welcome their first child, son Dylan.