Clint Eastwood (birth name Clinton Eastwood, Jr.) was born on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a famous American actor, film director and film producer.
Biography and Career :
By the middle of the 50's he got to Hollywood. He performed minor parts at first at the Universal Pictures. Later on, he became a real artist in Hollywood, due to his performance in the three westerns of the director Sergio Leone: "A Fistful of Dollars" (1964), "For a Few Dollars More" (1968) and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (1966). After this huge success, he made his own company production.
He stroke the American box-office, winning in 1992 the Oscar and the Golden Globe for the Best Director with "Unforgiven". The same year, he strikes again with "In the Line of Fire". In
1995 he directed and produced the film after the book of a great success "The Bridges of Madison Country". He starred in this film together with Meryl Streep.
He has two sons, Scott Eastwood (born on March 21, 1986), Kyle Eastwood (actor, musician; born on May 19, 1968), and four daughters, Morgan Eastwood (born on December 12, 1996), Francesca Eastwood (born on August 7, 1993), Alison Eastwood (actress; born on May 22, 1972), Kimber Eastwood (actress; born on June 17, 1964).
- He had relationships with Sondra Locke (actress; together from 1977 to 1989), Frances Fisher (actress; born on May 11, 1952), Roxanne Tunis (actress), Jacelyn Reeves (airline hostess).
- He has a sister, Jean Eastwood.
- He has a grandson, Clinton Eastwood (born in 1984; mother: Kimber Eastwood).
- His best role in a movie was as Harry Callahan in "Dirty Harry". (1977)
- He was nominated for Best motion picture of the year at Academy Awards for "Letters From Iwo Jima". (2007)
- He was voted the best (10th) autographer in Hollywood by Autograph Collector's 14th annual survey. (2006)
- He was among Time Magazine's list of the world's most influential people in 2005.
- He was nominated for Best Director Oscar for "Mystic River". (2004)
- "Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power."
- "I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it."
- "My old drama coach used to say, 'Don't just do something, stand there.' Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing."
- "A good man always knows his limitations."
- Dirty Harry (2007) (VG)
- Million Dollar Baby (2004)
- Blood Work (2002)
- Space Cowboys (2000)
- True Crime (1999)
- Absolute Power (1997)
- The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
- A Perfect World (1993)
- In the Line of Fire (1993)
- Unforgiven (1992)
- The Rookie (1990)
- White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
- Pink Cadillac (1989)
- The Dead Pool (1988)
- Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
- Pale Rider (1985)
- City Heat (1984)
- Tightrope (1984)
- Sudden Impact (1983)
- Honkytonk Man (1982)
- Firefox (1982)
- Any Which Way You Can (1980)
- Bronco Billy (1980)
- Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
- Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
- The Gauntlet (1977)
- The Enforcer (1976/I)
- The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
- The Eiger Sanction (1975)
- Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
- Magnum Force (1973)
- Breezy (1973)
- High Plains Drifter (1973)
- Joe Kidd (1972)
- Dirty Harry (1971)
- Play Misty for Me (1971)
- The Beguiled (1971)
- Kelly's Heroes (1970)
- Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
- Paint Your Wagon (1969)
- Where Eagles Dare (1968)
- Coogan's Bluff (1968)
- Hang 'Em High (1968)
- Magnifico extranjero, El (1967)
- Streghe, Le (1967)
- Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)
- Per qualche dollaro in pi' (1965)
- "Rawhide" (46 episodes, 1959-1965)
- Per un pugno di dollari (1964)
- "Maverick" (1 episode, 1959)
- Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)
- Lafayette Escadrille (1958)
- "Navy Log" (1 episode, 1958)
- Escapade in Japan (1957)
- "West Point" (1 episode, 1957)
- "Death Valley Days" (1 episode, 1956)
- The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)
- Away All Boats (1956)
- Star in the Dust (1956)
- Never Say Goodbye (1956)
- "Highway Patrol" (1 episode, 1956)
- Tarantula (1955)
- Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955)
- Francis in the Navy (1955)
- Revenge of the Creature (1955).
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