George Clooney : Biography
Born in Lexington, Kentucky, as son of Nick Clooney, a TV newscaster of many years, who hosted a talk show at Cincinnati and often invited George into the studios already at the age of 5. Avoiding competition with his father, he quit his job as broadcast journalist after a short time.
Studied a few years at Northern Kentucky University. Failed to join the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He came to acting when his cousin, Miguel Ferrer, got him a small part in a feature film. After that, he moved to L.A. in 1982 and tried a whole year to get a role while he slept in a friend's closet. His first movie, together with Charlie Sheen, stayed unreleased but got him the producers' attention for later contracts.
George Clooney : Career
George Clooney studied journalism at Northern Kentucky University before heading for Los Angeles to try his luck at acting. He became well-known for his role as Dr Doug Ross in the TV series ER (1994–9), and his film credits include Batman and Robin (1997), Wild, Wild West (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000, Best Comedy Actor Golden Globe), and Intolerable Cruelty (2003). In 2003 he made his directorial debut with Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. His aunt was former singer Rosemary Clooney.
George Clooney : Films
Goodnight, and Good Luck (2006), Syriana (2005), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Solaris (2002), Welcome to Collinwood (2002). Ocean's Eleven (2001), Spy Kids (2001), Perfect Storm, The (2000), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Three Kings (1999), Waiting for Woody (1998), Thin Red Line, The (1998), Out of Sight (1998), Peacemaker, The (1997) , Full Tilt Boogie (1997), Batman & Robin (1997), One Fine Day (1996), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Harvest, The (1993), Unbecoming Age (1992), Red Surf (1990), Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988), Grizzly II: The Predator (1987), Return to Horror High (1987)