09/23/2013 AT 06:30 PM EDT
Sunday was sweet for Michael Douglas
, who capped his evening clutching an Emmy for lead actor in a movie, HBO's Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra
Going into the ceremony, Douglas, 68, whose separation from wife Catherine Zeta-Jones
, was announced in August
, told PEOPLE: "We're working things out, talking, and we'll see how she goes."
On the Emmy stage, he affectionately referred to her
, saying, "I want to thank my wife, Catherine, for her support."
Besides his two young children – ages 10 and 13 – with Zeta-Jones, Douglas also acknowledged son Cameron Douglas, 34, who is currently in prison on a drug charge
"Shout out to my oldest son, Cameron, and hoping that I'll be able and they'll allow me to see him soon," Douglas said.