George Timothy Clooney, better known as George Clooney, is a well-known American actor and filmmaker. He became famous due to his good looks and versatility in the decade of 1990s and later became a renowned director and scriptwriter. He has earned the respect of everyone in Hollywood over the years.
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George Clooney was born on 6th May 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky state of America. His mother was Nina Bruce and she was a beauty queen and councilwoman. His father, Nick Clooney, was in the show business. He was a former anchor-man and television show host.
Mary Ann Sparrow, his maternal great-great-great-great-grandmother, was a half-sister to Nancy Lincoln, who was the mother of President Abraham Lincoln. Adelia is Clooney’s older sister (known as Ada). Rosemary Clooney, a cabaret performer, and actress was his aunt. Clooney was born and brought up as a strict Catholic.
He attended schools in Ohio and Kentucky when he was living with his family. He also played basketball and baseball in his school days. Initially, Clooney even wanted to become a baseball player but he was not selected by the Cincinnati Reds in 1977. He did his major in broadcast journalism at Northern Kentucky University where he remained from 1979 to 1981.
He made money by stacking stores, working in construction, cutting tobacco, selling women’s shoes, and selling insurance door-to-door.
George Clooney started making appearances in sitcoms two years later. Even while he soon had recurrent roles on the popular sitcoms The Facts of Life and Roseanne, the majority of Clooney’s early television work was forgettable.
But he got his big break in 1994 when he was cast as Dr. Doug Ross on the drama ER. He appeared in the critically acclaimed movie called the “Three Kings” in the year 1999 after he starred in a series of films like Batman and Robin and Peacemaker.
Then, in the eccentric Coen brothers’ 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou? George Clooney portrayed an escaped convict for which he received a Golden Globe nomination.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), which was based on the biography of Chuck Barris, a television host who claimed to have been a kill man for the Central Intelligence Agency, marked Clooney’s feature directing debut during a break in the production of the Ocean’s trilogy (CIA).
George Clooney won his first Academy Award in 2006 for his depiction of a cynical CIA agent in Syriana, for which he was recognized as best supporting actor (2005)
Clooney played a business lawyer who strains moral limits in the critically acclaimed 2007 film Michael Clayton.
For the suspenseful political drama, The Ides of March (2011), he switched to the direction behind the camera once more, playing a presidential contender in a vicious primary contest.
George Clooney played an insensitive parent who is forced to re-evaluate his life after his wife had an accident that puts her in a coma in the 2011 comedy The Descendants. For this part, he was awarded a Golden Globe.
Additionally, Clooney served as a producer for a number of movies and television shows, including the Academy Award-winning Argo (2012). He was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award (a Golden Globe for lifetime achievement) in 2015 in honor of his varied career.
After his marriage to actress Talia Balsam (1989
93), Clooney vowed never to marry again and his various relationships became the stuff of the tabloids. However, in 2014 he married Lebanese British lawyer Amal Alamuddin. Alexander and Ella are the names of the twins born to the couple in 2007.
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