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George Clooney

An American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards—one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney is also noted for his political activism and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008. 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.

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May 6, 1961 In Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Ticket To Paradise 2022-09-30
Known For
Poster of Tomorrowland
Poster of Ocean's Eleven
Poster of An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice Cube
Poster of From Dusk Till Dawn
Movie Ticket To Paradise Unknown 2022-09-30
Movie Grizzly II: Revenge Ron 2021-01-08
Movie In The Tracks Of - Alexandre Desplat Himself 2020-08-13
Movie The Midnight Sky Augustine Lofthouse 2020-12-10
Series Catch-22 Scheisskopf 2019-05-17
Movie Always at The Carlyle Self 2018-05-11
Series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman Self 2018-01-12
Movie Fahrenheit 11/9 Self (archive footage) 2018-09-10
Movie Trump @War Self (archive footage) 2018-10-11
Movie Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Relief Himself 2017-09-12
Movie Architects of Denial Himself 2017-10-06
Movie Hail, Caesar! Baird Whitlock 2016-02-05
Movie Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Unknown 2016-01-21
Movie Being George Clooney Himself (archive footage) 2016-02-06
Movie Money Monster Lee Gates 2016-05-12
Movie The Birdwatcherwatcher Himself 2016-05-18
Movie Tomorrowland Frank Walker 2015-05-19
Movie A Very Murray Christmas Himself 2015-12-04
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015-09-08
Movie We Come as Friends Self 2014-01-18
Movie The Monuments Men Lt. Frank Stokes 2014-01-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-02-01
Movie Gravity Lt. Matt Kowalski 2013-10-03
Movie JFK: One PM Central Standard Time Unknown 2013-11-13
Movie 8 David Boies 2012-03-03
Movie La classe américaine Self 2012-10-05
Movie Anton Corbijn Inside Out Himself 2012-03-22
Movie His Way Himself 2011-03-04
Movie The Descendants Matt King 2011-09-09
Movie The Ides of March Governor Mike Morris 2011-09-24
Movie Touch of Evil The Tyrant 2011-12-06
Movie The American Jack / Edward 2010-08-31
Series Downton Abbey Lord George Oceans Gravity, Marquis of Hollywood 2010-09-26
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Up in the Air Ryan Bingham 2009-09-05
Movie The Men Who Stare at Goats Lyn Cassady 2009-10-17
Movie Fantastic Mr. Fox Mr. Fox (voice) 2009-10-23
Movie Leatherheads Jimmy 'Dodge' Connelly 2008-03-24
Movie You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story Himself 2008-05-15
Movie Burn After Reading Harry Pfarrer 2008-09-05
Movie His Highness Hollywood Himself 2008-09-20
Movie Ocean's Thirteen Danny Ocean 2007-06-06
Series The Graham Norton Show Self 2007-02-22
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Himself - Filmmaker 2007-05-19
Movie Michael Clayton Michael Clayton 2007-07-12
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino Himself 2007-06-19
Movie Sand and Sorrow Unknown 2007-12-07
Movie Darfur Now Himself 2007-09-09
Movie Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2006-09-19
Movie The Good German Jake Geismar 2006-12-08
Movie Good Night, and Good Luck. Fred Friendly 2005-09-16
Movie Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight Himself 2005-10-18
Movie Syriana Bob Barnes 2005-11-23
Movie Ocean's Twelve Danny Ocean 2004-12-09
Series Celebrities Uncensored Herself 2003-06-04
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003-02-21
Movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Devlin 2003-07-25
Movie Intolerable Cruelty Miles Massey 2003-09-02
Movie Welcome to Collinwood Jerzy 2002-05-24
Movie Solaris Chris Kelvin 2002-11-27
Movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind CIA Agent Jim Byrd 2002-12-31
Movie Spy Kids Devlin 2001-03-18
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Himself 2001-09-21
Movie Ocean's Eleven Danny Ocean 2001-12-07
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Batman (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie The Perfect Storm Capt. Billy Tyne 2000-06-29
Movie Fail Safe Unknown 2000-04-09
Movie An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice Cube Himself 2000-07-31
Movie Revisiting 'Fail-Safe' Unknown 2000-10-31
Movie The Coen Brothers Himself 2000-11-01
Movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? Ulysses Everett McGill 2000-08-30
Series Beckmann himself 1999-01-25
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series Comic Relief Unknown 1999-03-12
Movie South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Dr. Doctor (voice) 1999-06-30
Movie Three Kings Archie Gates 1999-04-21
Movie The Thin Red Line Capt. Charles Bosche 1998-03-05
Movie Out of Sight Jack Foley 1998-06-26
Series Ein Herz für Kinder himself 1998-11-03
Series Taff self 1997-03-11
Movie Batman & Robin Bruce Wayne / Batman 1997-06-20
Series South Park Unknown 1997-08-13
Movie The Peacemaker Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe 1997-09-26
Movie Full Tilt Boogie Himself 1997-09-09
Movie From Dusk Till Dawn Seth Gecko 1996-01-19
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Curdled Seth Gecko (archive footage) (uncredited) 1996-09-06
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self 1996-07-22
Movie One Fine Day Jack Taylor 1996-12-20
Series ER Dr. Doug Ross 1994-09-19
Series Friends Michael Mitchell 1994-09-22
Movie Without Warning: Terror in the Towers Kevin Shea 1993-05-26
Movie The Magic Bubble Mac 1992-01-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Jack's Place Unknown 1992-05-26
Movie The Harvest Lip Syncing Transvestite 1992-10-16
Series Bodies of Evidence Det. Ryan Walker 1992-06-18
Series Baby Talk Joe 1991-03-08
Movie Red Surf Remar 1990-01-01
Movie Sunset Beat Chic Chesbro 1990-04-21
Movie Return of the Killer Tomatoes! Matt Stevens 1988-04-22
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie Return to Horror High Oliver 1987-01-28
Series American Masters Self 1986-06-23
Movie Combat Academy Maj. Biff Woods 1986-11-23
Series Throb Unknown 1986-09-20
Series Street Hawk Kevin Stark 1985-01-04
Series The Golden Girls Bobby Hopkins 1985-09-14
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series E/R Ace 1984-09-16
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Crazy like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series The Facts of Life George Burnett 1979-08-24
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11
Series Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966-01-25
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14