George Clooney Biography (1961-)

Full name, George Timothy Clooney; born May 6, 1961, in Lexington, KY; son ofNick (a television news anchor and talk-show host) and Nina Bruce (maiden name, Warren) Clooney; nephew of Rosemary Clooney (a singer and actress); married Talia Balsam, 1989 (divorced, 1992). Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825.; Publicist: Stan Rosenfield & Associates Ltd., 2029 Century Park East, Suite 1190, LosAngeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
May 6, 1961
Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Grizzly II--The Predator, 1984
  • Oliver, Return to Horror High, New World, 1987
  • Matt Stevens, Return of the Killer Tomatoes (also known as Return of the Killer Tomatoes: The Sequel), New World, 1988
  • Mark Remar, Red Surf, Arrowhead Entertainment, 1990
  • Mac, Un-Becoming Age (also known as The Magic Bubble), 1992
  • Lip syncing transvestite, The Harvest, 1993
  • Seth Gecko, From Dusk till Dawn, Miramax, 1996
  • Jack Taylor, One Fine Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Seth Gecko, Curdled, 1996
  • Batman/Bruce Wayne, Batman & Robin, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Himself, Full Tilt Boogie, Miramax, 1997
  • Thomas Devoe, The Peacemaker, 1997
  • Jack Foley, Out of Sight, Universal, 1998
  • Himself, Waiting for Woody, 1998
  • Captain Charles Bosche, The Thin Red Line, Twentieth Century-Fox,1998
  • Major Archie Gates, Three Kings, Warner Bros., 1999
  • (Uncredited; in archive footage) Playmate Pajama Party (also knownas Playboy's Playmate Pajama Party), 1999
  • (Uncredited; in archive footage) TV interviewee, The Limey, 1999
  • Himself, The Book That Wrote Itself, 1999
  • Voices of Dr. Gouache and Dr. Doctor, South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (animated), 1999
  • Ulysses Everett McGill, O Brother, Where Art Thou? (also known asO' Brother), Buena Vista, 2000
  • Himself, Revisiting Fail-Safe, 2000
  • Captain Billy Tyne, The Perfect Storm, Warner Bros., 2000
  • Devlin, Spy Kids, Miramax, 2001
  • Danny Ocean, Ocean's Eleven (also known as 11 and O11), Warner Bros., 2001
  • Himself, Starbuck Holger Meins, 2002
  • Jerzy, Welcome to Collinwood, 2002
  • Chris Kelvin, Solaris, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Jimy Byrd, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Artisan Entertainment,2002
  • Miles Massey, Intolerable Cruelty, Universal, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Producer, Designated Survivor, 1999
  • Executive producer, Time Tunnel: The Movie, 2000
  • Producer, Five Past Midnight, 2000
  • Executive producer, Rock Star, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Executive producer, Insomnia, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Director and executive producer, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,Artisan Entertainment, 2002
  • Executive producer and producer, Welcome to Collinwood, 2002
  • Executive producer, Far from Heaven (also known as Loin du paradis), Focus Features, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Mark "Ace" Kolmar, E/R, CBS, 1984
  • George Burnett, The Facts of Life, NBC, 1985-1987
  • Booker Brooks, a recurring role, Roseanne, ABC, 1988-1989
  • Chic Chesbro, Sunset Beat, ABC, 1990
  • Joe, Baby Talk, ABC, 1990-1991
  • Detective Ryan Walker, Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1992
  • Detective James Falconer, a recurring role, Sisters, NBC, 1993-1994
  • Dr. Doug Ross, ER, NBC, 1994-1999
  • Movies
  • Major Biff Woods, Combat High (also known as Combat Academy), NBC, 1986
  • Kevin Shea, Without Warning: Terror in the Towers, NBC, 1993
  • Colonel Jack Grady, Command Pilot Group 6, Fail Safe, 2000
  • Specials
  • Tom Bennett, Bennett Brothers, NBC, 1987
  • The Rosemary Clooney Golden Anniversary Celebration (also known asRosemary Clooney's Golden Anniversary and Rosemary Clooney's DemiCentennial), Arts and Entertainment, 1995
  • National Memorial Day Concert, PBS, 1995
  • The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 1995
  • Master of Fantasy: Joel Schumacher, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997
  • Himself, Town Meeting with Diane Sawyer: Celebrities vs. the Press, 1997
  • Larry King Meets ER, TNT, 1998
  • Paparazzi, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Tony Bennett: An All-Star Tribute--Live By Request, Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Interviewee, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory: 75 Years of Blockbusters, TNT, 1998
  • Interviewee, The Warner Bros. Story: No Guts, No Glory: 75 Years of Stars, TNT, 1998
  • Hollywood Salutes Bruce Willis: An American Cinematheque Tribute,TNT, 2000
  • Himself, Inside Look: Down from the Mountain, 2000
  • Himself, America: A Tribute to Heroes, 2001
  • The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 2001
  • (Uncredited) Himself, Inside the Playboy Mansion, 2002
  • (Uncredited; in archive footage) Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men, 2002
  • Himself, Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do, 2003
  • The Stars' First Time ... On Entertainment Tonight with Mary Hart,CBS, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • Breakthrough Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1995
  • The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, CBS, 1995
  • The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1995
  • The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1995
  • The 1996 Emmy Awards, ABC, 1996
  • The 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000
  • The 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Ben Braddock, Hot Prospects, CBS, 1989
  • Chic Chesbro, Sunset Beat, 1990
  • Nick Biano, Rewrite for Murder, CBS, 1991
  • Bonnie's fiancee, The Building, CBS, 1993
  • Dr. Doug Ross, ER, NBC, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Lenny Colwell, "Where The Girls Are," Riptide, NBC, 1984
  • Kevin Stark, "A Second Self," Street Hawk, ABC, 1985
  • "Suitable for Framing," Crazy Like a Fox, 1985
  • Nick Miller, "Recriminations," Hotel, 1986
  • Bobby Hopkins, "To Catch a Neighbour," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1987
  • Matthew Winfield, "Double Exposure," Hunter, NBC, 1987
  • Kip Howard, "No Laughing Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987
  • Dr. Michael Mitchell, "The One with Two Parts: Part 2," Friends, NBC, 1995
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1995
  • Doctor No. 2, "Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2," Murphy Brown, CBS,1997
  • Voice of Sparky, "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride," South Park, Comedy Central, 1997
  • (Uncredited) Voice of Dr. Doug Ross, "Responsible Parties," ER, NBC, 1999
  • The Howard Stern Show, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 1999
  • (Uncredited) Dr. Doug Ross, "Such Sweet Sorrow," ER, NBC, 2000
  • Himself, "George Clooney," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Himself, Richard and Judy, Channel 4, 2003
  • Himself, Beckmann, 2003
  • Himself, Film '72, 2003
  • Himself, Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, 2003
  • Also appeared in The Entertainment Business, Bravo.
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Producer, Kilroy, 1999
  • Executive producer, Fail Safe, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Vicious, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1987
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in ZZ Top's "She's Just Killing Me," 1996.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Movies
  • Kilroy, 1999
  • Books
  • (With Sam Keenleyside) Bedside Manners: George Clooney and ER, ECWPress, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Dugan, Andrew, The Biography of George Clooney, Trans-Atlantic Publications, 1997
    • Hudson, Jeff, George Clooney: A Biography, Virgin Books, 2003
    • Newsmakers 1996, Issue 4, Gale Research, 1996
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 26, 1996, pp. 25-29; December 14, 2001, p. 10
    • Interview, February, 2003, p. 72
    • People Weekly, May 6, 1996, p. 127; December 30, 1996, pp. 60-62;November 17, 1997, pp. 77-87; February 22, 1999, May 7, 2001, p. 96; December30, 2002, p. 70
    • Premiere, December, 1995, pp. 87-92, 131

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