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 .
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
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck
2007 Ocean’s Thirteen