George Clooney
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George Clooney

Actor + Director + Producer + Screenwriter
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Born May 6, 1961

George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing.Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Emmy Award nominations.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of George Clooney.

CHILDHOOD

1961 Birth Born on May 6, 1961.
1968 7 Years Old He attended St. Michael's School in Columbus, Ohio; then Western Row Elementary School (a public school) in Mason, Ohio, from 1968 to 1974; and St. Susanna School in Mason, where he served as an altar boy. … Read More

TEENAGE

1977 16 Years Old He tried out to play professional baseball with the Cincinnati Reds in 1977, but he did not pass the first round of player cuts and was not offered a contract. … Read More
1978 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. … Read More

TWENTIES

1984 23 Years Old Clooney's first major role came in 1984 in the short-lived sitcom E/R (not to be confused with ER, the better-known hospital drama, on which Clooney also co-starred a decade later). … Read More
1988 27 Years Old In 1988, Clooney played a role in the comedy-horror film Return of the Killer Tomatoes. … Read More
1989 28 Years Old …  Clooney was married to actress Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993. … Read More

THIRTIES

1994 33 Years Old Clooney rose to fame when he played Dr. Doug Ross, alongside Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies, and Noah Wyle, on the hit NBC medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999. … Read More
1995 34 Years Old 1 More Event
For his work on the series, Clooney received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1995 and 1996.
1998 37 Years Old In 1998, he co-starred in the crime-comedy Out of Sight opposite Jennifer Lopez, marking the first of his many collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh. … Read More
2000 39 Years Old After meeting British model Lisa Snowdon in 2000, he had a five-year on-again, off-again relationship with her.

FORTIES

2001 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, he teamed up with Soderbergh again for the heist comedy Ocean's Eleven, a remake of the 1960s Rat Pack film of the same name, with Clooney playing Danny Ocean, originally portrayed by Frank Sinatra. … Read More
2002 - 2005 2 More Events
At the 2006 Academy Awards, Clooney was nominated for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Good Night, and Good Luck, as well as Best Supporting Actor for Syriana. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Clooney dated Renée Zellweger (2001) and Krista Allen (2002–2008) In June 2007, he started dating reality personality Sarah Larson, but the couple broke up in May 2008.
On January 22, 2008, Clooney was nominated for an Academy Award (and many other awards) for Best Actor for Michael Clayton (2007). … Read More
In July 2009, Clooney was in a relationship with Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis until they split in June 2011.
2010 49 Years Old For his performance in the film, which was directed by Jason Reitman, he was nominated for a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, BAFTA, and an Academy Award. 2010 saw the release of The American, based on the novel A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth and directed by Anton Corbijn. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 - 2012 6 More Events
Clooney became engaged to British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on April 28, 2014, as confirmed by a representative at Alamuddin's chambers Doughty Street Chambers.
In 2015, Clooney and Alamuddin adopted a rescue dog, a bassett hound named Millie, from the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society.
In 2016, Clooney endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 presidential election. … Read More
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