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Clint Eastwood

Actor + Director + Film Producer
Born May 31, 1930

Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American film actor, director, producer, composer and politician. Eastwood first came to prominence as a supporting cast member in the TV series Rawhide (1959–1965). He rose to fame for playing the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti westerns during the late 1960s, and as Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Clint Eastwood.


1930 Birth Born on May 31, 1930.
1934 4 Years Old He has a younger sister, Jeanne, born in 1934. … Read More


1951 - 1952 2 More Events
1953 23 Years Old Eastwood, age twenty-three, married Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953, six months after they met on a blind date. … Read More
1955 25 Years Old Eastwood's acting debut was an uncredited bit part as a laboratory assistant in the 1955 film Revenge of the Creature. … Read More
1958 28 Years Old He finally received his break in the role of Rowdy Yates for the CBS hour-long western series Rawhide in the summer of 1958, although he was not especially happy with his role. … Read More


1963 33 Years Old In late 1963, Eastwood's co-star on Rawhide, Eric Fleming, rejected an offer to star in an Italian-made western called A Fistful of Dollars, to be directed in a remote region of Spain by the then relatively unknown Sergio Leone. … Read More
1966 36 Years Old In January 1966, Eastwood met producer Dino De Laurentiis in New York City and agreed to star in a non-Western five-part anthology production named Le Streghe ("The Witches") opposite De Laurentiis' wife, actress Silvana Mangano. … Read More
1968 38 Years Old Eastwood was paid $750,000 (in dollars) in 1968 for the war epic Where Eagles Dare, about a World War II squad parachuting into a Gestapo stronghold in the alpine mountains. … Read More
1969 39 Years Old …  In the winter of 1969–70, Eastwood and Siegel began planning his next film, The Beguiled, a tale of a wounded Union soldier, held captive by the sexually repressed matron (played by Geraldine Page) of a Southern girl's school. … Read More


1971 - 1973 3 More Events
1974 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1974, Eastwood teamed up with Jeff Bridges and George Kennedy in the buddy action caper Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, a road movie about a veteran bank robber Thunderbolt (Eastwood) and a young con man drifter, Lightfoot (Bridges). On its release, in spring 1974, the film was praised for its offbeat comedy mixed with high suspense and tragedy but was only a modest success at the box office, earning $32.4 million (in dollars). … Read More
1975 45 Years Old Eastwood's relationship with actress Sondra Locke began in the autumn of 1975 while filming The Outlaw Josey Wales. … Read More
1976 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Upon release in the summer of 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales was widely acclaimed, with many critics and viewers seeing Eastwood's role as an iconic one that related to America's ancestral past and the destiny of the nation after the American Civil War. … Read More
1977 47 Years Old In 1977, he directed and starred in The Gauntlet opposite Locke, Pat Hingle, William Prince, Bill McKinney, and Mara Corday. … Read More
1978 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Panned by critics, it ranked high among the box office successes of his career and was the second-highest grossing film of 1978.


1980 - 1983 5 More Events
1984 54 Years Old 1 More Event
It was quoted by President Ronald Reagan in a speech to Congress, and used during the 1984 presidential elections. … Read More
1985 55 Years Old Eastwood made his only foray into TV direction with the 1985 Amazing Stories episode "Vanessa in the Garden", which starred Harvey Keitel and Locke. … Read More
…  From 1986 to 1988, he served as the nonpartisan mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. … Read More
1988 58 Years Old Eastwood began working on smaller, more personal projects and experienced a lull in his career between 1988 and 1992. … Read More
1989 59 Years Old 1 More Event
When Eastwood learned that Locke was attempting to evict his live-in, college-aged son, Kyle, and was discussing a palimony suit with a divorce lawyer, Eastwood tried to end the relationship and asked Locke to vacate his home on April 3, 1989. … Read More


1990 - 1992 4 More Events
Later in 1993, he directed and co-starred alongside Kevin Costner in A Perfect World. … Read More
1994 - 2003 9 More Events
2005 75 Years Old 1 More Event
He also received a nomination for Best Actor, as well as a Grammy nomination for his score, and won a Golden Globe for Best Director, which was presented to him by daughter Kathryn, who was Miss Golden Globe at the 2005 ceremony. … Read More
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
2008 78 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2008 Eastwood and Shriver's non-reappointment to the commission on the expiry of their terms prompted the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to request a legislative investigation into the decision. … Read More
Eastwood stated in 2010 of President Obama: "I think he's a nice fella and I enjoyed watching him come along and I enjoyed watching him campaign and win the job. … Read More
2011 81 Years Old In January 2011, Eastwood told the UK's Daily Mail that "I loved the fact that Obama is multi-racial. … Read More
On August 3, 2012, he attended a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, suggesting that Romney would boost the country and "restore a decent tax system... so that there's a fairness and people are not pitted against one another as to who's paying taxes and who isn't."
2013 83 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2013, Dina Eastwood announced that she and her husband had been living separately for an undisclosed length of time. On October 23, 2013, Dina filed for divorce after she withdrew her request of a separation citing irreconcilable differences. … Read More
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