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George Clooney


George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and game show host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky, and ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 86 wins & 195 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gravity
Gravity Matt Kowalski
(2013)
Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven Danny Ocean
(2001)
Up in the Air
Up in the Air Ryan Bingham
(2009)
The Descendants
The Descendants Matt King
(2011)

Filmography

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 2012 8 (Video)
David Boies
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
The Tyrant
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mr. Fox (voice)
 1994-2009 ER (TV Series)
Doug Ross
- Old Times (2009) ... Doug Ross
- Such Sweet Sorrow (2000) ... Doug Ross (uncredited)
- Responsible Parties (1999) ... Doug Ross (voice, uncredited)
 2001 Spy Kids
Devlin
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie)
Col. Jack Grady
 1998 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Doctor
- Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2 (1998) ... Doctor
 1997 South Park (TV Series)
Sparky
- Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride (1997) ... Sparky (voice)
 1993 The Building (TV Series)
Bonnie's Fiancee
- Pilot (1993) ... Bonnie's Fiancee
 1992 Unbecoming Age
Mac
 1990-1992 Sunset Beat (TV Series)
Chic Chesbro
- Rebel Dreams (1992) ... Chic Chesbro
 1992 The Harvest
Lip Syncing Transvestite
 1992 Jack's Place (TV Series)
Rick Logan
- Everything Old Is New Again (1992) ... Rick Logan
 1991 Rewrite for Murder (TV Movie)
 1991 Baby Talk (TV Series)
Joe
- Out of Africa (1991) ... Joe
- Trading Places (1991) ... Joe
- Womb with a View (1991) ... Joe
- A Star Is Newborn (1991) ... Joe
- Baby Love (1991) ... Joe
 1990 Knights of the Kitchen Table (TV Movie)
Rick Stepjack
 1989 Red Surf (Video)
Remar
 1987 Bennett Brothers (TV Movie)
Tom Bennett
 1987 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Bobby Hopkins
- To Catch a Neighbor (1987) ... Bobby Hopkins
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Kip Howard
- No Laughing Murder (1987) ... Kip Howard
 1987 Return to Horror High
Oliver
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Matthew Winfield
- Double Exposure (1987) ... Matthew Winfield
 1986 Combat High (TV Movie)
Maj. Biff Woods
 1986 Throb (TV Series)
Rollo Moldonado
- My Fair Punker Lady (1986) ... Rollo Moldonado
 1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Nick Miller
- Recriminations (1986) ... Nick Miller
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
 1984-1985 E/R (TV Series)
Ace
- A Change in Policy (1985) ... Ace
- I Raise You (1985) ... Ace
- Brotherly Love (1985) ... Ace
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
Kevin Stark
- A Second Self (1985) ... Kevin Stark
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Lenny Colwell
- Where the Girls Are (1984) ... Lenny Colwell
 1978 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Village Extra (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Print ad for Police sunglasses (Italy) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 38 Interviews | 88 Articles | 23 Pictorials | 92 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm different from a lot of guys. I don't go up to girls I don't know in a bar and ask them to dance. I never have. Never. I've never gone up to somebody I don't know and asked them out. I just won't do it and never did, because I never wanted to take my ego, as fragile as any guy's, and hand it to some girl so that she could demolish it. To me it has always seemed like a stupid thing to do. So ... See more »

Trivia:

He loves the show South Park (1997). He got a hold of Trey Parker, the creator of the series, and asked for a part in an episode. He was given the role of "Sparky," the gay dog, which involved little more than panting and yelping. However, when it was time for South Park to go to the big screen, Clooney got a full speaking part, as an ER surgeon. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays scoundrels that are likable and have redeeming qualities See more »

Nickname:

Gorgeous George

Star Sign:

Taurus

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