Who is George Clooney?

George Clooney is an American actor, a director, and a producer who is well-known for playing the role of Dr. Doug Ross in the American medical drama television series, ‘ER’. He has also played the role of Bruce Wayne replacing the former Batman, Val Kilmer in the 1997 American superhero movie, ‘Batman and Robin’.

He has also directed movies like the 2014 war movie, ‘The Monuments Men’ and the 2017 American black comedy movie, ‘Suburbicon’ alongside TV shows like the 2000 televised broadcast play, ‘Fall Safe’ and the charity telethon of 2010, ‘Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief’. Moreover, George Clooney is a winner of two Academy Awards and four Golden Globe awards alongside over sixty other different awards.

Quick Infos 
Full NameGeorge Timothy Clooney
Date of birth6 May 1961
Birth PlaceLexington, Kentucky
Parent(s)Nina Bruce and Nick Clooney
Occupationactor, a director, and a producer
Partner(s)Talia Balsam(1989-1993)
Amal Cloone
Net worth$180 million

Bio

George Clooney’s full name is George Timothy Clooney. He was born on 6 May 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky to his mother, Nina Bruce who was a beauty queen and a city councilwoman, and to his father, Nick Clooney who was a former anchorman and a television host. He was raised alongside his sister, Adelia Clooney and besides this, he is currently 59 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.

 

Age, Height, and Weight

George Clooney holds an American nationality and belongs to Irish, German, and English descent. He was raised as a strict Roman Catholic but as he grew up, he was unsure if he still believed in God and Heaven. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8m/180cms) tall and weighs around 80kgs (176lbs). He has a slim body build with a pair of dark brown colored eyes and grey colored eyes.

 

Education

George Clooney studied in the Blessed Sacrament School located in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky before attending St. Michael’s School located in Worthington, Ohio. Later, he studied in the Western Row Elementary School in Mason and then the Augusta High School located in Augusta, Kentucky, and completed his high-school. For further studies, he studied at the Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky, and the University of Cincinnati located in Cincinnati.

 

Wife and Kids

George Clooney was married to TV actress, Talia Balsam from the year 1989 to the year 1993. After separating from her, he dated and married lawyer, Amal Clooney in the year 2014. They have stayed married ever since and were blessed with a son Alexander Clooney and a daughter, Ella Clooney in the year 2017.

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Social

George Clooney is not active on social media platforms but there are a lot of fan-made pages dedicated to the actor.

 

Career

Movies

As an Actor

George Clooney gave his debut performance when he played the role of Oliver in the 1987 American comedy slasher movie, ‘Return to High School’ and the role of Ron in the 1987 American horror thriller movie, ‘Grizzly II: Revenge’. Following these roles, he went on to play in movies like ‘Return of the Killer Tomatoes’ in 1988, ‘Red Surf’ in 1989, ‘Unbecoming Age’ in 1992, ‘The Harvest’ in 1993, ‘From Dusk till Dawn’ and ‘One Fine Day’ in 1996, ‘Batman and Robin’ and ‘The Peacemaker’ in 1997, ‘The Thin Red Line’, ‘Out of Sight’ and ‘Waiting for Woody’ in 1998.

‘Three Kings’, ‘The Book That Wrote Itself’ and ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut’ in 1999, ‘The Perfect Storm’ and ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ in 2000, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and ‘Spy Kids’ in 2001, ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’, ‘Solaris’ and ‘Welcome to Collinwood’ in 2002, ‘Spy Kids 3D: Game Over’ and ‘Intolerable Cruelty’ in 2003, ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ in 2004, ‘Good Night and Good Luck’ and ‘Syriana’ in 2005, ‘The Good German’ in 2006, ‘Michael Clayton’, ‘Darfur Now’, ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ and ‘Sand and Sorrow’ in 2007, ‘Leatherheads’, ‘Burn After Reading’ in 2008, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’.

‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’ and ‘Up in the Air’ in 2009, ‘The American’ in 2010, ‘The Ides of March’ and ‘The Descendants’ in 2011, ‘Gravity’ in 2013 and ‘The Monuments Men’ and ‘Annie’ in 2014. Moreover, he has also played the role of Frank Walker in ‘Tomorrowland’ and appeared as himself in ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ in the year 2015, Baird Whitlock in ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and Lee Gates in ‘Money Monster’ in the year 2016 and also played the role of Augustine Lofthouse in ‘The Midnight Sky’ in the year 2020.

As a Director

George Clooney made his directorial debut when he directed and starred in the movie, ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ in 2002. Following this, he directed and starred in ‘Good Night and Good Luck’ in 2005, ‘Leatherhands’ in 2008, ‘The Ides of March’ in 2011, ‘The Monuments Men’ in 2014, and ‘Suburbicon’ in 2017. His recent work came when he directed and starred in the movie, ‘The Midnight Sky’ in the year 2020.

George ClooneyAs a Producer

George Clooney made his debut as a producer when he helped produce the movie, ‘Welcome to Collinwood’ in 2002 and a documentary, Starbuck Holger Meins in the same year. Followed by this, he worked as an actor and producer in numerous movies like ‘Criminal’ in 2004, ‘The Jacket’ in 2005, ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’ and ‘Playground’ in 2009, ‘The American’ in 2010, ‘Argo’ in 2012, ‘August: Osage County’ in 2013, ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ in 2015, ‘Money Monster’ in 2016 and ‘The Art of Political Murder’ in 2020.

Television

As an Actor

George Clooney made his debut on television when he played the role of Mark ‘Ace’ Kolmar for 8 episodes of ‘E/R’ (1984-1985). Likewise, he has appeared for numerous episodes in series like ‘The Facts of Life’ (1985-1987) for 17 episodes, ‘Roseanne’ (1988-1991) for 11 episodes, ‘Sunset Beat’ (1990-1992) for 6 episodes, ‘Baby Talk’ (1991) for 5 episodes, ‘Bodies of Evidence’ (1992-1993) for 16 episodes and ‘Sisters’(1993-1994) for 19 episodes. Likewise, he has made an appearance for an episode each in series like ‘Riptide’ in 1984, ‘Street Hawk’ and ‘Crazy Like a Fox’ in 1985, and ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman’ in 2018.

As a Producer

George Clooney appeared as an actor as well as a producer when he played the role of Scheisskopf in ‘Catch-22’ for 6 episodes in 2019. Moreover, he was also an executive producer and portrayed the role of himself in ‘Hope for Haiti Now’ in 2010. Likewise, he has helped in the production of series like ‘Killroy’ in 1999, ‘Fail-Safe’ in 2000, ‘K Street’ in 2003, ‘Unscripted’ in 2005, and ‘On Becoming a God in Central Florida’ in 2019.

 

Achievements

George Clooney won the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his work in ‘Syriana’ in 2008 and the Best Picture award for ‘Argo’ in 2013. Likewise, he has won the British Academy Film Awards’ Best Film award and the Golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture for ‘Argo’ in 2012. Moreover, he has also won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ in 2001, Best Supporting Actor for ‘Syriana’ in 2006, and ‘Best Actor in a Motion Picture’ for ‘The Descendants’ in 2012. He has also been honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2015.

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Net Worth

As of the year 2020, George Clooney has an approximate net worth of $180 million.

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