May. 6th, 1961
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Guest TV Roles
Detective James Falconer
Dr. Michael Mitchell
Himself - Guest
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.
- (2008) Least favorite movies from his filmography include: _Batman & Robin (1997)_ (qv), _The Peacemaker (1997)_ (qv), etc.
- Is frequently cast as a soldier, as seen in _The Thin Red Line (1998)_ (qv), _The Peacemaker (1997)_ (qv), _Three Kings (1999)_ (qv), and _The Good German (2006)_ (qv).
- His favourite song is "Destnation Moon" by 'Dinah Washington' (qv) and his favourite novel is 'Leo Tolstoy' (qv)'s "War and Peace".
- Owned a pet pig named Max, given to him by 'Kelly Preston' (qv), for eighteen years. Max died on December 1, 2006.
- Suffered from Bell's palsy for a time while he was in high school.
- Ranked #16 on VH1's "100 Hottest Hotties."
- He and his girlfriend, 'Sarah Larson (IV)' (qv), had an accident in 2007 while riding a motorcycle. She broke some toes, and Clooney broke a rib.
- Is the first (and only) actor who played Batman (in _Batman & Robin (1997)_ (qv) to win an Oscar (for Best Supporting Actor in _Syriana (2005)_ (qv)).