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)
E/R TV Show
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

2016 - Hail, Caesar!
2015 - Tomorrowland
2014 - The Monuments Men
2012 - Gravity
2011 - The Descendants
2010 - The American
2010 - Morning Glory
2010 - The American
2009 - Fantastic Mr. Fox
2009 - Up in the Air
2009 - The Men Who Stare at Goats
2008 - Burn After Reading
2008 - Leatherheads
2007 - Michael Clayton
2007 - Sand and Sorrow
2007 - Sand and Sorrow
2007 - Darfur Now
2007 - Ocean's Thirteen
2006 - Going to Pieces - The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
2006 - The Good German
2005 - Good Night, and Good Luck
2005 - Syriana
2004 - Ocean's Twelve
2003 - Intolerable Cruelty
2003 - Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
2002 - Welcome to Collinwood
2002 - Solaris
2002 - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2001 - Ocean's Eleven
2001 - Spy Kids
2000 - The Perfect Storm
2000 - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
1999 - The Limey
1999 - Three Kings
1998 - Out of Sight
1998 - The Thin Red Line
1997 - Full Tilt Boogie
1997 - Batman & Robin
1997 - Full Tilt Boogie
1997 - The Peacemaker
1997 - Batman & Robin
1996 - Curdled
1996 - From Dusk Till Dawn
1996 - One Fine Day
1988 - Return of the Killer Tomatoes!
1987 - Return to Horror High

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Detective James Falconer
Booker Brooks
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Kip Howard
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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.

  • Frequently stars in movies that revolve around some type of robbery: _Out of Sight (1998)_ (qv), _From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)_ (qv), _Three Kings (1999)_ (qv), _O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)_ (qv), _Ocean's Eleven (2001)_ (qv), _Welcome to Collinwood (2002)_ (qv), _Ocean's Twelve (2004)_ (qv), and (announced) _Ocean's Thirteen (2007)_ (qv).
  • 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).
  • Sought the role of Jack in _Sideways (2004)_ (qv). However, the film's director, 'Alexander Payne (I)' (qv), felt that he was too big a star, and turned him down in favor of 'Thomas Haden Church' (qv).
  • Shared an apartment with actor 'Thom Mathews' (qv) during the early 1980s.
  • Quit the WGA in April 2008 after the union turned down his wish to be credited as a co-writer for _Leatherheads (2008)_ (qv). He felt that he was let down by the union.
  • He got his start in a movie starring his cousin, 'Miguel Ferrer' (qv). Later, after Clooney had established himself on _"ER" (1994)_ (qv), Ferrer made a guest appearance on the very first show. George's aunt, 'Rosemary Clooney' (qv), made guest appearances on two shows the first month _"ER" (1994)_ (qv) aired.
  • (August 2006) He and his producing partner 'Steven Soderbergh' (qv) have decided to close down their Section Eight production company after six years of working partnership.
  • 2007 - Ranked #13 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.

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