George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. He is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter.
Clooney is of Irish descent on his father’s side. He was raised a strict Roman Catholic, and has an older sister. He began his education at the Blessed Sacrament School in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. He attended St. Michael’s School in Columbus, and St. Susanna School in Mason, Ohio.
His family eventually moved to Augusta, Kentucky, where Clooney attended Augusta High School. Clooney first role was in the TV series Centennial in 1978 as an extra. The series was based on the novel of the same name by James Michener and was partially filmed in Clooney's hometown. He began appearing in movies while working on ER. His first major Hollywood role was in
From Dusk till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez.
Later on he began appearing in movies while working on ER. His first major Hollywood role was in From Dusk till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez.
Clooney alongside Steven Soderbergh co-founded the Section Eight Productions back in 2001, for which Grant Heslov was president of television. In 2005, Clooney starred in Syriana, which was based loosely on former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer and his memoirs of being an agent in the Middle East. On the set of Syriana Clooney suffered an accident.
As for his Humanitarian work, Clooney has been active in advocating a resolution of the Darfur conflict. He is involved with Not On Our Watch, an organization that focuses global attention and resources to stop and prevent mass atrocities, along with Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and Jerry Weintraub.
Why is George Clooney Famous?
George Clooney gained fame and recognition by portraying Dr. Douglas “Doug” Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999.
Why do we love George Clooney?
We love George Clooney because of his work in the movie industry, and because of his efforts he puts on humanitarian work.
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