George Clooney Biography & Photos

Timothy George Clooney (* May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer and director.

Clooney is the son of Joseph Nicholas Clooney and Nina Bruce Warren. He has a sister, Adelia “Ada” Clooney. The first experience with the show business was already Clooney at the age of five years ago, when his father Nick Clooney, television in Illinois, a quiz programme in the text panels held.

The entertainer from a family coming Clooney moved the beginning of the 1980s into the film business, where he initially but despite switching his aunt, the film actress and singer Rosemary Clooney, always second-pilot roles in American films, television series received, the lack of success only to a limited episode remained. The only long-term role in this had Clooney in the sitcom Roseanne. That he played in the first season Booker Brooks, the supervisor of Rose Anne and her sister.

The mid-1990s, Clooney was the role of the paediatrician Doug Ross in the hospital Emergency Room Series. The family sense of family Clooney said in a guest performance by Rosemary Clooney as an Alzheimer’s diseased formerly famous singer Mary Cavanaugh and his cousin Miguel Ferrer as krebskrankem patients.

His fan community was finally so great that the film producers in Hollywood is no longer in him. It showed a certain fondness for bizarre roles (O Brother, Where Art Thou?) The Coen brothers or his friend Steven Soderbergh, in order not only to the particular by the media role in the elegant, easy to restrict schlitzohrigen Womanizers.

With the TV film Clooney 1999 Kilroy gave his debut as scriptwriter. At the same time, it was the first film for which he was responsible as a producer. With confessions – Confessions of a Dangerous Mind followed in 2002, his directorial debut. For the award-winning film Good Night, and Good Luck. He directed, acted as co-scriptwriter and came even as an actor in front of the camera. From February to May 2007 Clooney turned his latest strip a tempting game (in the original: Leather Heads), a football comedy, in the 1920s, is located. George Clooney is co-author, director and lead actor in the film, scheduled for release in June 2008 in German cinemas will start. At his side is Renee Zellweger to see.

Clooney was from 1989 to 1993 to actress Talia Balsam married. After a one-year relationship with Sarah Larson, he is now single. This reported the U.S. magazine “People” on 29 May 2008.

The war opponents convinced applies open position in his roles (such as Three Kings) and public appearances offensive against the foreign policy of U.S. President George W. Bush.

In March 2004 collected Clooney campaign donations. He invited by fees for a fund-raising dinner, where guests per capita from 1,500 to 2,500 U.S. dollars paid to the election campaign of Clooneys father Nick to assist with the collected 250,000 U.S. dollars (without success) for the House of Representatives elections.

Clooney is its own statement, supporters of democratic candidate for the U.S. presidential elections 2008 Barack Obama [1].

Clooney traveled in the past several years in the troubled Darfur region to address the human rights situation closely.

Year     Film     Role     Other notes
1985     Streethawk     Kevin Stark
1985 – 1986     The Facts of Life     George Burnett
1987     Return to Horror High     Oliver
Grizzly II: The Predator         uncredited
Combat Academy     Maj. Biff Woods
Murder, She Wrote     Kip Howard     episode: “No Laughing Murder”
The Golden Girls     Detective Bobby Hopkins     episode: “To Catch a Neighbor”
1988     Return of the Killer Tomatoes     Matt Stevens
1988 – 1991     Roseanne     Booker Brooks     11 episodes
1990     Red Surf     Remar
1992     Unbecoming Age     Mac
1993     The Harvest     Lip Synching Transvestite
1993 – 1994     Sisters     Detective James Falconer
1994 – 1999     ER     Dr. Doug Ross     106 episodes
Emmy nomination: Outstanding Lead Drama Actor
Golden Globe nomination: Best TV Actor – Drama
1995     Friends     Dr. Michael Mitchell     episode: “The One with Two Parts, Part Two”
1996     From Dusk Till Dawn     Seth Gecko
One Fine Day     Jack Taylor
Curdled     Seth Gecko     uncredited; only photo shown
1997     Full-Tilt Boogie     himself     Documentary
The Peacemaker     Thomas Devoe
Batman & Robin     Batman/Bruce Wayne
South Park     Sparky the Dog (voice)     episode: “Big Gay Al’s Big Gay Boat Ride”
1998     The Thin Red Line     Captain Bosche
Out of Sight     Jack Foley
Waiting for Woody     himself     Comedic Short
1999     Three Kings     Major Archie Gates
The Book That Wrote Itself     himself
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut     Voice of Doctor Gouache
The Limey     TV Interviewee
2000     The Perfect Storm     Billy ‘Skip’ Tyne
Fail Safe     Col. Jack Grady
O Brother, Where Art Thou?     Ulysses Everett McGill     Golden Globe: Best Musical/Comedy Actor
2001     Ocean’s Eleven     Danny Ocean
Spy Kids     Devlin
2002     Confessions of a Dangerous Mind     CIA Officer Jim Byrd     also director
Solaris     Chris Kelvin
Welcome to Collinwood     Jerzy     producer
Starbuck Holger Meins         Documentary
2003     Intolerable Cruelty     Miles Massey
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over     Devlin
2004     Ocean’s Twelve     Danny Ocean     also executive producer
2005     Good Night, and Good Luck.     Fred Friendly     Academy Award nomination: Best Director, Best Original Screenplay
BAFTA Award nomination: Best Direction, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe nomination: Best Director, Best Screenplay
Syriana     Bob Barnes     also producer; Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor
BAFTA Award nomination: Best Supporting Actor
2006     The Good German     Jake Geismar
A Scanner Darkly     Voice of codename Fred
2007     Michael Clayton     Michael Clayton     Also producer. Best Actor of 2007, National Board of Review. Nominated Academy Award for Best Actor. Nominated Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama.
Darfur Now     himself
Ocean’s Thirteen     Danny Ocean
2008     Leatherheads     Jimmy “Dodge” Connelly     also director, producer, and co-writer (uncredited; see: Leatherheads Controversy)
Burn After Reading     Harry Pfarrer     awaiting release
2009     Fantastic Mr. Fox     Mr. Fox (voice)     filming

Director credits
Year     Title
2002     Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2005     Good Night, and Good Luck
2008     Leatherheads

Producer credits
Year     Title
2007     Ocean’s Thirteen

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