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.

  • (1997) Was voted "Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine.
  • (October 2005) After an accident on the set of his movie _Syriana (2005)_ (qv), he suffered from back pain, bad headaches, and memory loss. After several spine surgeries, he fully recovered and is fine now.
  • Merited a place in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Artists & Entertainers section) with a tribute written by 'Roseanne' (qv) (Issue May 12, 2008).
  • His voice was dubbed for the singing moments in _O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)_ (qv).
  • Born 2:48 AM, EST.
  • 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).
  • He loves beer. He does voiceovers for Budweiser TV commercials and allegedly had a beer keg installed in his dressing room during filming of _Ocean's Eleven (2001)_ (qv).
  • Dated 'CÚline Balitran' (qv) from 1996 to 1999.

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