George Clooney

Movie Actor

George Clooney was born in Lexington, Kentucky, United States on May 6th, 1961 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 62, George Clooney biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

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Other Names / Nick Names
George Timothy Clooney
Date of Birth
May 6, 1961
Nationality
United States
Place of Birth
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Age
62 years old
Zodiac Sign
Taurus
Networth
$250 Million
Profession
Actor, Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Producer, Screenwriter, Television Actor, Voice Actor, Writer
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George Clooney Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 62 years old, George Clooney has this physical status:

Height
180cm
Weight
78kg
Hair Color
Grayish
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Build
Average
Measurements
Not Available
George Clooney Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Agnosticism
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
Augusta High School, Northern Kentucky University
George Clooney Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Talia Balsam ​(m. 1989; div. 1993)​, Amal Alamuddin ​(m. 2014)
Children
Ella and Alexander
Dating / Affair
Amal Alamuddin, Stacy Keibler, Elisabetta Canalis, Sarah Larson, Monika Jakisic, Teri Hatcher, Renee Zellweger, Krista Allen, Mariella Frostrup, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Lisa Snowdon, Traylor Howard, Lucy Liu, Celine Balitran, Vendela Kirsebom Thomessen, Kimberly Russell, Karen Duffy, Elizabeth Daily, Talia Balsam, Kelly Preston, Ginger Lynn
Parents
Nick Clooney, Nina Warren Clooney
Siblings
Bob Zeidler (brother-in-law) (deceased), Adelia "Ada" Zeidler
George Clooney Life

George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, and filmmaker.

He has been honoured with three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, one for his role in Syriana (2006) and the other for co-producing Argo (2012).

He received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 2018 on television, making his debut on television in 1978.Clooney earned wide praise for his work as Dr.Doug Ross on the medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999.

He began appearing in film scenes from Dusk to Dawn (1996), where he first collaborated with director Steven Soderbergh, who would go on to become a long-time collaborator.

He was in charge of Three Kings, a well-received war satire set during the Gulf War in 1999. Clooney's fame increased with the unveiling of his biggest commercial success, Ocean's Eleven, the first of what became a trilogy starring Clooney.

He made his directorial debut with the biographical spy comedy Confessions of a Dangerous Mind a year later, and has since directed the historical drama Good Night (2005), Good Luck (2006), the political drama The Monuments Men (2014), and the war film The Monuments Men (2014).

Clooney received an Academy Award for his service in the Middle East thriller Syriana (2004) and Up in the Air (2009) and Descendants (2011).

In 2013, he was given the Academy Award for Best Picture for directing Argo's political drama.

Clooney has been nominated for Academy Award in six categories, a feat he shares with Walt Disney. In 2009, Clooney was listed as one of the World's Most Influential People in the World" by Time's annual Time 100, a list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.

He has been known for his political and economic activism, and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008.

Clooney is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, which is also a member of the Council of Europe.

He is married to Amal Clooney, a human rights advocate.

Early life

Clooney was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on May 6, 1961. Nina Bruce (née Warren) was a beauty queen and city councilwoman. Nick Clooney, his father, is a former anchorman and television host who has worked on AMC television for five years. Clooney is of Irish, German, and English origins. Mary Ann Sparrow, his maternal great-great-grandmother, was the half-sister of Nancy Lincoln, the mother of President Abraham Lincoln, and she and him made Clooney and Lincoln half-first cousins five times removed. Adelia (known as Ada) Clooney has an older sister named Adelia (known as Ada). Rosemary Clooney, the Cabaret singer and actress, was an aunt. His cousins, Miguel Ferrer, Rafael Ferrer, and Gabriel Ferrer, who is married to singer Debby Boone, are among the many characters who have departed from Rosemary.

Clooney was raised as a strict Roman Catholic, but he said in 1998 that he didn't know if he believed "in Heaven or even God." "Yes, we were Catholic, whole family, whole family, whole community," he has said. He began his classes at Blessed Sacrament School in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. He attended St. Michael's School in Worthington, Ohio, before moving to Western Row Elementary School in Mason, Ohio, from 1968 to 1974; and St. Susanna School, where he served as an altar boy. When George was in seventh grade, the Clooneys returned to Kentucky. Clooney also developed Bell's palsy, a medical disorder that partially paralyzes the face. The disease disappeared after a year. In a Larry King interview, he said, "yes, it goes away." It takes about nine months to recover. It was the first year of high school, and getting half your face hemmed." One positive result of the illness was also revealed: "It's obviously a good thing that it happened to me because it compelled me to engage in a sequence of insulting myself." And I think it's a vital part of being popular. "You have to be aimed at these practical jokes."

Clooney attended Augusta High School after his parents relocated to Augusta, Kentucky. He has said he received all As and a B in school and played baseball and basketball, as well as playing baseball and basketball. In 1977, he tried to play professional baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, but he did not make it through the first round of player cuts and was not offered a contract. He attended Northern Kentucky University from 1979 to 1981, concentrating on broadcast journalism, and a brief time at the University of Cincinnati, but not graduated from either. He made money by selling women's shoes, insurance door to door, stocking shelves, building, and banning cigarettes.

Personal life

Kelly Preston (1987-1989) was dated by Clooney. During this period, he bought Max a Vietnamese Pot-bellied pig as a gift to Preston, but Clooney kept the pig for another 18 years until Max died in 2006. Max has been referred to him as the longest friendship he had ever had.

Clooney was married to actress Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993. He had a friendship with actress Ginger Lynn Allen. Clooney dated Cameron Diaz and Frances Fisher in 1995. Céline Balitran, a French reality TV celebrity (1996–1999), was dating Clooney (1996–1999). He was linked to Charlize Theron and Lucy Liu in 2000. On-again, off-again relationship with British model Lisa Snowdon in 2000 was he had an on-again, off-again friendship with her. Clooney dated Renée Zellweger (2001), Jennifer Siebel Newsom (2002–2008), and Linda Thompson (2006). He began dating reality star Sarah Larson in June 2007, but the couple broke up in May 2008. Clooney was in a love with Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis from July 2009 until they broke in June 2011. Clooney began dating former WWE workers Stacy Keibler in July 2011, and the pair broke off in July 2013.

On April 28, 2014, Clooney became engaged to British-Lebanese human rights prosecutor Amal Alamuddin. He argued for this and been chastised by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, who defended his film The Monuments Men, in which they forged a strong bond despite their passion in campaigning, and particularly over the issue of the Elgin Marbles.

After it emerged that his fiancée's mother opposes their marriage on religious grounds, Clooney mocked British tabloid newspaper Daily Mail in July 2014. Clooney refused to accept the apology when the tabloid apologised for its inaccurate report. He characterized the paper as "the worst kind of tabloid." One that holds its facts to the detriment of its readers." Clooney and Alamuddin obtained marriage licenses in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea of the United Kingdom on August 7, 2014. At Ca' Farsetti on September 27, 2014, Alamuddin and Clooney were officially married. Clooney's colleague, Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome, married them.

The San Gabriel Valley Humane Society's Clooney and Alamuddin adopted Millie, a Bassett Hound named Millie.

Amal's pregnancy was confirmed by CBS talk show The Talk on February 9, 2017. They were expecting twins. Ella and Alexander were born on June 6, 2017 in Amal's hometown. Despite Clooney and Alamuddin not speaking the language, Clooney and Graham Norton's respective interview shows that the twins can speak Italian fluently.

Clooney owns a house in Los Angeles. Through his George Guilfoyle Trust, he bought the 7,354-square-foot (683.2 m2) home in 1995. His home in Italy is in Laglio, on Lake Como, near the former residence of Italian author Ada Negri. Clooney also owns a Los Cabos, Mexico home, which is just next door to Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber's house. Clooney and his new British wife Amal Alamuddin bought the Grade II listed Mill House on an island in Oxfordshire, England, at a cost of about £10 million. The Economic Times announced that Clooney intends to buy a vineyard near Brignoles, France, which includes an 18th-century manor with its own swimming pond and tennis court.

Clooney and then-girlfriend Sarah Larson were injured in a motorcycle crash in Weehawken, New Jersey, on September 21, 2007, when his motorcycle was struck by a car. Clooney tried to pass him on the right, according to Clooney, who said he turned left and then turned right and clipped his motorcycle. More than two dozen workers at Palisades Medical Center were suspended without compensation on October 9, 2007 for investigating Clooney's medical files in breach of federal law.

Clooney was struck by a vehicle on July 10, 2018 while riding his motorcycle to a film set in Sardinia. He was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Clooney, who is a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds, is growing up in Cincinnati. In 1977, he tried to be a Red. Clooney is a member of the Association Football Association and supports Derby County F.C., an EFL League One club.

Clooney's letter in November 2021, she asked British tabloid The Daily Mail to refrain from releasing photos of his children, implying that his wife is an international prosecutor who works "confronting and presenting evidence to terrorist organizations" and that the tabloid was endangering their lives. Clooney had criticized the Daily Mail's apology for publishing a spurious report, dubbed the Mail "the worst kind of tabloid" back in 2014.

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George Clooney Career

Career

Clooney's first appearance in the television mini-series Centennial, which was based on James A. Michener's novel of the same name and was partially shot in Clooney's hometown of Augusta, Kentucky. Clooney's first big role came in 1984 in the CBS sitcom E/R (not to be confused with ER, the long-running medical drama). On an episode of The Golden Girls, he appeared as Bobby Hopkins, a detective, and as a handyman on the series The Truth of Life. His first notable role in Roseanne Barr's sitcom Roseanne was in the role of a construction worker on Baby Talk, a co-starring appearance on CBS drama Bodies of Evidence as Detective Ryan Walker, and then Det for a year. Sisters of James Falconer. Clooney appeared in the comedy-horror film Return of the Killer Tomatoes in 1988. He appeared in the ABC police drama Sunset Beat for the short time in 1990. Clooney attended the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school for five years during this time.

Clooney came to fame on the hit NBC medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999. He appeared alongside Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies, and Noah Wyle. He made a cameo appearance in the 6th season and returned for a guest spot in the show's final season after leaving the series in 1999. In 1995 and 1996, Clooney received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In 1995, 1996, and 1997 (losing to co-star Anthony Edwards), he also received three Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actor – Television Series Drama.

When working on ER, Clooney first appeared in films. His first major Hollywood role was in the horror comedy-crime thriller From Dusk to Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-starring Harvey Keitel. He followed its popularity with Michelle Pfeiffer's romantic comedy One Fine Day and Nicole Kidman's action-thriller The Peacemaker. Clooney was then cast as Batman in Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin, which was a modest box office success but a serious miss (with Clooney calling the film "a waste of money"). He co-starred in the crime-comedy Out of Sight opposite Jennifer Lopez in 1998, marking the first of his many collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh. During the last weeks of his employment with ER, he appeared in Three Kings.

Clooney starred in the commercially lucrative films, including Wolfgang Petersen's masterpiece The Perfect Storm (2000), which was a box office hit, after leaving the hospital. Where Art Thou? He appeared in the Coen brothers adventure comedy O Brother the year before. (1998) with John Turturturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman. The film, which is a modern satire, is based on Homer's epic Greek poem The Odyssey and the 1941 classic film Sullivan's Travels. During the Great Depression, this film takes place in 1937 rural Mississippi. Everett McGill, a murderer, has been released after he was cleared. For his appearance, he was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globe Awards. "Not for the first time recalling Clark Gable's appearance and line delivery, Clooney relishes in embellishing Everett's appearance and voice delivery in delivering the Coens' carefully planned, high-toned dialogue," Variety film critic Todd McCarthy likened him to Clarke Gable.

Clooney reunited with Soderbergh in 2001, a remake of the 1960s Rat Pack film of the same name, with Clooney portraying Danny Ocean, who was first portrayed by Frank Sinatra. Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, and Andy Garcia appeared in the film. Clooney's name was cemented in the film as a leading film actor. It's Clooney's most well-known film with him in the lead role, grossing $451 million worldwide (he appeared in Gravity but did not appear), which has a $723 million worldwide box office). The Eleven of Ocean Eleven spawned two sequels starring Clooney, Ocean's Twelve in 2004 and Ocean's Thirteen in 2007. Clooney and Soderbergh co-founded Section Eight Productions, for which Grant Heslov was president of television.

He will continue to work with Soderbergh in the science fiction drama Solaris (2002), an adaptation of Andrei Tarkovsky's critically acclaimed 1972 film. "Clooney has successfully avoided being named People magazine's sexiest man alive" by deliberately choosing programs that avoid this image, according to famed critic Roger Ebert. His collaboration with Soderbergh, both as an actor and co-producer, gives a glimpse of the challenge." Clooney made his directorial debut in the 2002 film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which was based on Chuck Barris' autobiography. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and received critical acclaim. Though the film did not do well at the box office, analysts claimed that Clooney's direction showed promise.

Clooney reunited with the Coen brothers in the romantic comedy Intolerable Cruelty, opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones in 2003. In the role, Elvis Mitchell of The New York Times praised their chemistry and casting of Clooney as the lead. "George Clooney's good work in 1930's comedy comes from George Clooney." He has earned his respect for his above-average charisma level as well as his chiseled chin, in addition to his good looks.

Clooney appeared in Syriana, which was loosely based on former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer's memoirs of his Middle East service. Clooney was involved in an accident on the set of Syriana, which resulted in a brain injury as a result of a punctured dura. In Good Night, directed, produced, and starred, Edward R. Murrow's classic war of words with Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s. Clooney was nominated for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Good Night and Good Luck, as well as Best Support Actor for Syriana at the 2006 Academy Awards. He received the award for his work in Syriana.

Clooney appeared in The Good German (2006), a Soderbergh film noir set in post-World War II Germany. Clooney and Heslov formed Smokehouse Pictures in August 2006. Clooney was given the American Cinematheque Award in October 2006, which honors someone in the entertainment industry who has made "a major contribution to the art of motion pictures." Clooney was nominated for the Academy Award for Michael Clayton (2007), losing to Daniel Day-Lewis who won for Paul Thomas Anderson's drama There Will Be Blood (2007).

Leatherheads, his third film in which he also appeared, was released later this year. Variety announced that Clooney had quietly resigned from the Writers Guild of America in the aftermath of a controversy concerning Leatherheads on April 4, 2008. Clooney, the film's producer and actor, said he had contributed to the script "all but two scenes" and requested a writing credit alongside Duncan Brantley and Rick Reilly, who had been working on the film for 17 years. Clooney lost an arbitration election 2–1 and resigned from the union as a result of the decision. According to the Constitution of the United States, he was granted "financial core status" as a non-member, and he no longer has voting rights, and he is unable to run for office or attend membership meetings.

He appeared in the war comedy The Men Who Stares at Goats in 2009, alongside Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, and Kevin Spacey. Heslov produced the film in November 2009 and was released in November 2009. The film premiered at the Venice International Film Festival with glowing feedback. In Wes Anderson's animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox, he performed the title character opposite Meryl St. Fox in November 2009. Clooney appeared in the Jason Reitman directed comedy-drama Up in the Air, which was initially limited release but later released on December 25, 2009. "Boasting one of George Clooney's finest performances, the film seems to be a surefire awards contender," Stephen Farber of The Hollywood Reporter praised Clooney's writing. He was nominated for a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, BAFTA, and an Academy Award for his role in the film. Clooney produced and appeared in The American (2010), based on Martin Booth's book A Very Private Gentleman and directed by Anton Corbijn, the following year.

Clooney is represented by Bryan Lourd, co-chairman of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), as of 2011. Clooney appeared in The Descendants in 2011 as a husband whose wife suffers from a car accident that puts her in coma. He has been lauded for his work, and he has been lauded for his contributions and received the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor and Best Picture Drama. He was also nominated for the Screen Actor Award for Best Actor, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor, and the Academy Award for Best Actor. For the political thriller The Ides of March, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Clooney received the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama in 2013, as well as the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Picture for directing Argo. Clooney co-starred Sandra Bullock in Gravity (2013), a space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuarón, for the next year.

Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman co-founded Casamigos Tequila in 2013. In June 2017, Diageo acquired it for $700 million, with an additional $300 million expected over the next ten years, pending the company's success over the next ten years. According to Forbes' annual list, he was the world's highest-paid actor from 2017–2018, grossing $239 million between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018.

He co-wrote, produced, and starred in The Monuments Men, an adaption of The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi robbery, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel. Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, John Goodman, and Bob Balaban, as well as European actors Hugh Bonneville and Jean Dujardin appeared in the film. The film was a critical missfire and a box office loss. Many historians were critical of the film for its historical inaccuracies. Andrew Pulver, a film critic, panned the film's writing, saying that the film was "filled with unearned patriotic sentiment, sketchy to the point of inanity, and interrupted every few minutes with neurotic self-justification." Clooney made August: Osage County (2013), an adaptation of the play of the same name. Meryl Steffiep and Julia Roberts appear in the film.

Tomorrowland (2015), a science fiction adventure film in which he played Frank Walker, an inventor, was his next film. He appeared in Bill Murray's Netflix Christmas musical comedy A Very Murray Christmas later this year. He appeared in Hail, Caesar!, a comedy from the Coen brothers set in the Hollywood film industry in the 1950s, which premiered in February 2016. Baird Whitlock, a Robert Taylor-type film actor who was kidnapped during the filming of a film, was depicted by Clooney. Eddie Mannix, a Josh Brolin co-starred as fixer Eddie Mannix. Clooney was reunited with Julia Roberts for the Jodie Foster-directed thriller Money Monster (2016), as the host of a television show that investigates conspiracies on trade and Wall Street, who is thrown hostage by a bankrupt viewer given a bad tip. In October 2017, his directorial project Suburbicon, a 1950s-set crime comedy, was released. Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Oscar Isaac are among the three Coen brothers' scripts that reveal they had intended to control themselves. On June 7, 2018, he received the 2018 AFI Life Achievement Award. Shirley MacLaine gave him the award, and Julianna Margulies, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Anna Kendrick, Jimmy Kimmel, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and his wife Amal Clooney presented it to him.

Clooney returned to television in 2019, directing, directing, and directing the Hulu historical miniseries Catch-22, based on Joseph Heller's book of the same name. Clooney was initially cast in a central role in the series, but later on, he opted to play a smaller supporting role. The series premiered on May 31, 2019, to critical acclaim.

Clooney starred in The Midnight Sky, a film he also directed and produced based on the Lily Brooks-Dalton debut novel Good Morning, Midnight, after a four-year absence from acting in film. Ben Affleck is the producer of The Tender Bar, Amazon Studios' adaptation. On December 17th, 2021, limited release in Los Angeles and New York theatres will be followed by a national premiere on December 22nd, 2021. Starting on January 20, 2022, Amazon Prime Video will carry the coming-of-age film. In February 2021, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Clooney's Smokehouse Pictures would be teaming up with Sports Illustrated Studios and 101 Studios to produce a docuseries about the Ohio State University student recruitment scandal, and that the film would be based on a Sports Illustrated article by Jon Wertheim in October 2020.

Clooney and Brad Pitt reteamed with Brad Pitt in September 2021 for an untitled thriller film written and directed by Jon Watts.

In 2022, he reunited with Julia Roberts in a romantic comedy film titled Ticket to Paradise directed by Ol Parker. On September 30, 2022, it had been planned to be released in theatres, but it was delayed a month to October 2022.

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www.dailymail.co.uk, April 8, 2024
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