George Clooney

George Clooney

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May. 6th, 1961
Born in
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
5' 11

George Clooney's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
ER TV Show
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)
Bodies of Evidence TV Show
Bodies of Evidence
E/R TV Show
Baby Talk TV Show
Baby Talk
Sunset Beat TV Show
Sunset Beat
The Building TV Show
The Building

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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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.

  • Shared an L.A. home with 'Kelly Preston' (qv) when both were struggling actors.
  • Was a pallbearer at the funeral of his late aunt, 'Rosemary Clooney' (qv).
  • Personal stunt doubles are stunt men 'Brad Martin (I)' (qv), 'Troy Hartman' (qv) and James E. Mitchell.
  • Tried out for a position on the Cincinnati Reds baseball team.
  • Frequently involves himself in projects involving the "Golden Age" of television. For example, he produced and starred in _Fail Safe (2000) (TV)_, a throwback to the live television plays of the 1950s and 1960s; he directed and appeared in _Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)_ (qv), about 'Chuck Barris' (qv)'s' career in early game shows; and he directed, wrote, and appeared in _Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)_ (qv), about 'Edward R. Murrow' (qv)'s battle with Senator 'Joseph McCarthy (II)' (qv).
  • He and his _Ocean's Eleven (2001)_ (qv) and _Ocean's Twelve (2004)_ (qv) co-stars, 'Julia Roberts (I)' (qv), 'Brad Pitt' (qv) and 'Elliott Gould' (qv), and 'Bruce Willis' (qv) who did a cameo in Ocean's Twelve as himself, all have guest-starred on the TV show _"Friends" (1994)_ (qv), though not in the same episodes.
  • Turned down two roles which went to 'Kevin Kline (I)' (qv): "Artemus Gordon" in _Wild Wild West (1999)_ (qv) and "Guy Noir" in _A Prairie Home Companion (2006)_ (qv).
  • Broke up with girlfriend 'Krista Allen' (qv) (2004).

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