George Clooney

George Clooney

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Age
56
Birthday
May. 6th, 1961
Born in
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Height
5' 11

George Clooney's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
ER TV Show
ER
The Facts of Life TV Show
The Facts of Life
Entertainment Tonight TV Show
Entertainment Tonight
Stephen Fry - The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive (UK) TV Show
Stephen Fry - The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive (UK)
E/R TV Show
E/R
Baby Talk TV Show
Baby Talk
Bodies of Evidence TV Show
Bodies of Evidence
Sunset Beat TV Show
Sunset Beat
The Building TV Show
The Building
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

Born in Lexington, Kentucky, as son of Nick Clooney, a TV newscaster of many years, who hosted a talk show at Cincinnati and often invited George into the studios already at the age of 5. Avoiding competition with his father, he quit his job as broadcast journalist after a short time.

Studied a few years at Northern Kentucky University. Failed to join the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He came to acting when his cousin, Miguel Ferrer, got him a small part in a feature film. After that, he moved to L.A. in 1982 and tried a whole year to get a role while he slept in a friend's closet. His first movie, together with Charlie Sheen, stayed unreleased but got him the producers' attention for later contracts.


TRIVIA:
  • In winning the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for _Syriana (2005)_ (qv), he becomes the second generation of his family to win an Oscar. His uncle, 'JosÚ Ferrer (I)' (qv), won a Best Actor Oscar for playing in _Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)_ (qv).
  • Supports Senator 'Barack Obama' (qv)'s bid to win the Democratic nomination for the 2008 presidential election.
  • (2006) People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive".
  • On the DVD commentary for _Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)_ (qv), George Clooney says that shortly after he met 'Grant Heslov' (qv) in 1982, Heslov loaned Clooney $200.00 to buy his first set of headshots, and they have been friends ever since (and later writing and producing partners).
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $25 million.
  • Heads his own film and television production company, Maysville Pictures.
  • No. 3 of 10 Top Sexiest Men in People magazine. (2003)
  • Uncle is the late actor 'JosÚ Ferrer (I)' (qv).


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