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About Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood (Born: May 31, 1930 at San Francisco, California, USA) is an award winning actor,film producer and film director. He won four Golden Globe Awards. He won about 102 leading awards and had 64 nominations. He has the distinction of being featured on a postal stamp of the Republic of Niger.

Personal Biography

Eastwood's mother said he became 'popular the day he was born'.

Eastwood likes music. He likes playing and practicing piano and used to play it at a saloon / bar as a teenager. He himself feels to be an average student at college. He was picked for the stage by an English teacher just because he is the only one in the class who has no prior idea about acting. Eastwood went to LA City College. He studied Business Administration. He attended school during day times and used to work during the evenings. "To the Actor on the technique of acting" is one of his favorite book while learning acting. Eastwood took few classes at the Universal Pictures. He was there for a year-and-half. Eastwood felt he was very expensive for the studio.

Actor Scott is his son.

Personal views

Eastwood thinks political correctness has made society humourless. He accuses younger generations of spending too much time trying to avoid being offensive.

Professional Biography

List of popular works

  • Invictus (2009) (as Director)
  • Gran Torino (2008/09), as Walt Kowalski
  • Million Dollar Baby (2004), Actor
  • Blood Work (2002) as Terry McCaleb
  • Space Cowboys (2000) as Frank Corvin
  • True Crime (1999) as Steve Everett
  • Absolute Power (1997) as Luther Whitney
  • The Bridges of Madison County (1995) as Robert Kincaid
  • A Perfect World (1993) as Chief Red Garnett
  • In the Line of Fire (1993) as Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan
  • Unforgiven (1992) as William 'Bill' Munny
  • The Rookie (1990) as Nick Pulovski
  • White Hunter Black Heart (1990) as John Wilson
  • Pink Cadillac (1989) as Tommy Nowak
  • The Dead Pool (1988) as Insp. 'Dirty' Harry Callahan
  • Heartbreak Ridge (1986) as Sergeant Thomas Highway
  • Pale Rider (1985) as Preacher
  • City Heat (1984) as Lieutenant Speer
  • Tightrope (1984) as Capt. Wes Block
  • Sudden Impact (1983) as Harry Callahan
  • Honkytonk Man (1982) as Red Stovall
  • Firefox (1982) as Mitchell Gant
  • Any Which Way You Can (1980) as Philo Beddoe
  • Bronco Billy (1980) as Bronco Billy
  • Escape from Alcatraz (1979) as Frank Morris
  • Every Which Way But Loose (1978) as Philo Beddoe
  • The Gauntlet (1977) as Ben Shockley
  • The Enforcer (1976/I) as Insp. 'Dirty' Harry Callahan
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) as Josey Wales
  • The Eiger Sanction (1975) as Dr. Jonathan Hemlock
  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) as John "Thunderbolt" Doherty
  • Magnum Force (1973) as Insp. 'Dirty' Harry Callahan
  • Breezy (1973) (uncredited) as Man in Crowd on Pier
  • High Plains Drifter (1973) as The Stranger
  • Joe Kidd (1972) as Joe Kidd
  • Dirty Harry (1971) as Insp. Harry Callahan (his phrase Do you feel lucky, punk? is #3 most misquoted film phrase)
  • Play Misty for Me (1971) as Dave
  • The Beguiled (1971) as Cpl. John McBurney
  • Kelly's Heroes (1970) as Pvt. Kelly
  • Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) as Hogan
  • Paint Your Wagon (1969) as Pardner
  • Where Eagles Dare (1968) as Lt. Morris Schaffer
  • Coogan's Bluff (1968) as Coogan
  • Hang 'Em High (1968) as Marshal Jed Cooper
  • El magnifico extranjero (1967) as Rowdy Yates
  • Le streghe (1967) as Charlie (segment "Sera come le altre, Una")
  • Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966) as Blondie
  • Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) as Monco
  • "Rawhide" as Rowdy Yates (217 episodes, 1959-1965)
  • Per un pugno di dollari (1964) as Joe
  • "Maverick" as Red Hardigan (1 episode, 1959)
  • Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958) as Keith Williams
  • Lafayette Escadrille (1958) as George Moseley
  • "Navy Log" as Burns (1 episode, 1958)
  • Escapade in Japan (1957) (uncredited) as Dumbo Pilot
  • "West Point" (1 episode, 1957)
  • "Death Valley Days" as John Lucas (1 episode, 1956)
  • The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) as Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider
  • Away All Boats (1956) (uncredited) as Marine (Medic)
  • Star in the Dust (1956) (uncredited) as Tom, ranch hand
  • "Highway Patrol" as Joe Keeley (1 episode, 1956)
  • Never Say Goodbye (1956) (uncredited) as Will
  • Tarantula (1955) (uncredited) as Jet Squadron Leader
  • Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955) (uncredited) as First Saxon
  • Francis in the Navy (1955) as Jonesey
  • Allen in Movieland (1955) (TV) as Orderly
  • Revenge of the Creature (1955) (uncredited) as Jennings - Lab Technician

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Other professional information

Clint Eastwood in News

Diamond Resorts International(R) -- Vacations for Life(R) -- Create Priceless Memories in Virginia's Williamsburg
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 07, 2015) - Take a step back in time with a stay at The Historic Powhatan Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. This Diamond Resorts property combines modern appointments with colonial-era charm. The restored manor, built originally in 1735, provides a quiet retreat for guests and their families

Peer to Peer Network Executes License Agreement With Veteran Casting Director That Has Cast Tens of Thousands of Actors and Extras in Hollywood Movies and TV Commercials
Peer to Peer Networks (OTC PINK: PTOP) and Jodi Purdy Casting Director have executed a License Re-Seller Agreement that grants the veteran casting director full access to the MobiCard Platform as an enterprise user, and subscription reseller to seamlessly connect industry talent with movie and TV producers and directors.

VIDEO: Scott Eastwood of the Longest Ride Rides Professional Bull Riders' Bull Terminator
PUEBLO, CO--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - Scott Eastwood, star of 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel "The Longest Ride," found out what it is really like to be a bull rider when he attempted to ride Professional Bull Riders (PBR) bull Terminator at PBR stock contractor Troy Brown's ranch in Moorpark, California, this past February.

Scott Eastwood Stars in the Uplifting Film About Second Chances THE PERFECT WAVE Available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand September 16th
Anchor Bay Entertainment presents the inspiring story about surfing and second chances, THE PERFECT WAVE, starring Scott Eastwood (Trouble with the Curve, the upcoming Fury), Rachel Hendrix (October Baby), Cheryl Ladd ("Charlie's Angels"), and Patrick Lyster ("Black Sails")

Chubby Checker to Host Innovative TV Dance Party, Reuniting '50s & '60s Celebration Sounds From Bill Haley & His Comets, Aretha Franklin and Many More
HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) - Legendary performer Chubby Checker will co-host "My Music: '50s & '60s Party Songs" with oldies impresario TJ Lubinsky, premiering on May 31st on PBS stations nationwide. TJL Productions has planned an interactive event in which viewers will sing and dance to the groovy tunes of the '50s and '60s.

Smokey Robinson Thalians Event Raises One Million Dollars for UCLA Operation Mend
The Thalians, Hollywood's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment of mental health, raised $1 million Saturday night (4/26) at its annual gala. Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer and multi-Grammy® Award winner Smokey Robinson was honored for a lifetime of entertainment and philanthropy with the Thalians' "Mr. Wonderful" award

The Skinless Project Launches The Skinless Project Marketplace
The Skinless Project, an online platform that supports the notion that all women should embrace and cultivate their personal power, is launching The Skinless Project Marketplace (http://skinlessproject.com/marketplace/), to celebrate women-owned products, companies and people globally and inspire women locally. This online hub will house companies that inspire women and female consumers.

The Thalians Celebrate Move to UCLA Operation Mend With a Tribute Concert Honoring Smokey Robinson
The Thalians, the entertainment industry's leading nonprofit organization formed for the treatment of mental health, today announced they will honor Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, music legend and multi-Grammy® Award winner Smokey Robinson with its "Mr. Wonderful" award at their 56th Anniversary Gala at House of Blues, Sunset Strip, on April 26, 2014.

Documentary Week - Opening Night Film 'The Armstrong Lie'
Documentary Week Australia (DocWeek) in association with Sony Pictures is proud to present the 2014 opening night film 'The Armstrong Lie' by Oscar winning director, Alex Gibney. 'The Armstrong Lie' is an intimate and investigative inside story of cyclist Lance Armstrong

What Happens in Vegas... Gets Recorded Forever -- Just Ask Elvis, Betty White, George Clooney, and Possibly Your Next-Door-Neighbor
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource, is lifting the veil on who got hitched in the unofficial marriage capital of the world. With one couple marrying every three minutes in Nevada, that's a lot of "I Dos" to record.

Production Designers Behind James Bond Franchise Set to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award From the Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW, Feb. 2, 2013
The Production Designers behind the 23 James Bond films will be honored with the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awards Presented by BMW, it was announced today by John Shaffner, ADG Council Chair, Producers Greg Grande and Raf Lydon

The World of Art Showcase Welcomes Venezuelan Portrait Painter Jota Leal to Its Groundbreaking Visual Arts Celebration at the Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22
Fans of unique, revolutionary art forms and historical and pop culture icons attending the first annual World of Art Showcase (www.worldofartshowcase.com) at the Wynn Las Vegas December 20-22, 2012 will be instantly fascinated by the works of Jota Leal (http://jotaleal

The First-Ever 2012 "Big Daddy Awards" Announces Nominees Brad Pitt, Jay-Z, Johnny Depp, Will Smith, David Beckham, Bono, Donald Trump, Cee Lo Green, Peyton Manning, President Obama and More for Fans to Vote for Their Top Celebrity Dads for Father's Day
On The Line, a national prostate cancer awareness campaign, today announced the nominations for the first annual 2012 "Big Daddy Awards" -- from Brad Pitt to President Obama -- in which fans can vote for their top celebrity dad picks in 33 categories that encompass film, television, music, comedy and sports

Justin Timberlake not working on new album
Timberlake's rep denies the American singer working on new album

Jackie Chan to star in comedy
Jackie Chan is set to appear as a detective in a currently untitled English-language comedy flick.

Beyonce to dub for animated film 'Epic'
Beyonce has tried her hand at drama, comedy, and musicals, and now she's all set to star in her first animated feature.

Clint Eastwood's daughter sparks outrage after burning $100k handbag
Clint Eastwood's daughter has infuriated fashion fans and general public, after setting a 100,000 dollars Hermes Birkin bag on fire in a new photo shoot.

I pierced my bellybutton to scare daughter, says Clint Eastwood's wife Dina
Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood's wife, Dina got her belly button pierced in a horrid stunt, in an attempt to discourage her daughter from doing the same.

Clint Eastwood sues furniture company for selling products named after him
Clint Eastwood is taking legal action against a furniture company for allegedly using his "name, image and persona" to sell their products.

Jason Segel named Harvard's 'Hasty Pudding Man of the Year'
Actor Jason Segel has been named Harvard University's 'Hasty Pudding Man of the Year' following the lead of Justin Timberlake, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro and Jay Leno.

Leonardo DiCaprio says kissing a man in 'J Edgar' was all in a day's work
Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that kissing a man in his latest flick 'J Edgar' was part of his acting duties and he had no issues with it.

Steven Spielberg rues America's lack of 'regard' for history
Steven Spielberg, whose film 'War Horse' just premiered in Britain, says that Americans don't have the same regard for history as Europeans do.

Wear your face - Braun further cements design credentials through the launch of a thought-provoking collection of photography celebrating modern man with iconic contributors.
Famed for pushing the boundaries of creativity in the design of everyday items, Braun, a member of the P&G family of brands (NYSE:PG), is pleased to support and sponsor Wear your face, portraits of men of varying ages, origin and character brought together in tribute to modern men

Kathleen Kennedy To Become Co-Chair of Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd. has announced that Kathleen Kennedy will become Co-Chair of Lucasfilm. In an effort to move forward with his retirement plans, George Lucas will work with Kathleen Kennedy to transition into her new role. Lucas will become Co-Chairman of the Board of Lucasfilm and continue as CEO

Clint Eastwood says 'no pro Obama political spin' in Chrysler Super Bowl ad
Actor Clint Eastwood has insisted there was "no spin" in the Chrysler Super Bowl advertisement in which he starred, and that the spot was not meant to reflect a message about the Obama administrative success or failure regarding the American auto industry.

Clint Eastwood helps shed new light on brain evolution
To get a better understanding of brain evolution, researchers had humans and monkeys watch Clint Eastwood's film.

Jolie understood the value of family environment onset from Eastwood
Angelina Jolie has revealed that she was determined to create a family environment on the set of 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey' since she wanted her actors to feel as comfortable as she did while working with Clint Eastwood on 'Changeling'.

Clint Eastwood and family shooting Kardashians-style reality show
Clint Eastwood's wife and daughters are reportedly shooting for a family reality show intended to air on the E! network.

Clint Eastwood may return to acting to play Reese Witherspoon's dad
Clint Eastwood is reportedly in negotiations to star in 'Trouble with the Curve'.

'Immortals' reigns with $32m opening weekend at US box office
The 3D action-epic 'Immortals' topped the US weekend box office with an opening revenue of 32 million dollars, while grossing another 36 million dollars overseas.

DiCaprio says gay relationship obvious between Edgar and Tolson
Leonardo DiCaprio has hit back at critics who have slammed the gay storyline of his new film J. EDGAR, insisting that its obvious that the former FBI boss was more than just friends with his assistant Clyde Tolson.

Dicaprio wanted 'real physical transformation' for playing J. Edgar
Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that he had to undergo several hours of make-up session to portray chubby FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, in his new movie since director Clint Eastwood's filming schedule wouldn't allow the star a weight gain break.

LiLo crashes Dicaprio's party, makes everyone uncomfortable
Lindsay Lohan crashed Leonardo DiCaprio's party for his movie "J. Edgar" and made such a scene that she made the A-list attendees "uncomfortable."

DiCaprio wanted to put on more weight to play J. Edgar Hoover
Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed that he wanted to put on more weight to play J. Edgar Hoover in the forthcoming Clint Eastwood movie but time didn't not allow it.

Eastwood may make acting return with 'Trouble With The Curve'
Clint Eastwood is said to have been considering a return to acting with the sports film 'Trouble With The Curve'.

Bush wanted Clint Eastwood as 'running mate' during 1988 presidential campaign
Former US President George W Bush wanted actor Clint Eastwood as a running mate during his 1988 presidential campaign, released tapes have shown.

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