George Clooney

George Clooney

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Age
61
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
Bodies of Evidence TV Show
Bodies of Evidence
Baby Talk TV Show
Baby Talk
Sunset Beat TV Show
Sunset Beat
The Building TV Show
The Building
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



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:
  • Suffered from Bell's palsy for a time while he was in high school.
  • Second cousin of 'Gabi Ferrer' (qv).
  • Ranked #21 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had ranked #43 in 2005.
  • 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).
  • Boyfriend of 'Elisabetta Canalis' (qv) [July 28, 2009].
  • He was talk-show host 'Rosie O'Donnell' (qv)'s very first guest when her TV show debuted.
  • 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).
  • Waged war against the paparazzi by boycotting _"Entertainment Tonight" (1981)_ (qv), the sister show of _"Hard Copy" (1989)_ (qv), which had filmed Clooney without his permission.


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