George Clooney Birthday (May 6th)

George Clooney Birthday (May 6th)

George Clooney Biography

George Clooney is one of the few Hollywood super-stars who have made a mark as:

  • Actor
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter.

Despite George Clooney glamorous status, George Clooney has contributed significantly to cause of “World Peace” and has earned the title of “Messenger of Peace” by the United Nations in January, 2008.

George Clooney Background Information:

George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky. George Clooney birth name is George Timothy Clooney. George Clooney is Irish American. Due to strong family links in showbiz, George Clooney got exposed to acting and performing at an early age. Having moved often in his childhood,

George Clooney attended the following schools and Universities:

  • Blessed Sacrament School in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky
  • St. Michael's School in Columbus
  • Western Row School in Mason
  • St. Susanna school in Mason
  • Augusta High School in Augusta
  • Northern Kentucky University (1979-1981)
  • University of Cincinnati.

In school, George Clooney was an avid sportsperson. George Clooney was married briefly to actress Talia Balsam and does not have any children. George Clooney is an active environmentalist.

George Clooney Career

George Clooney started is acting career in 1984 with a medical comedy E/R. George Clooney played a variety of roles in television series like “The Facts of Life”, The Golden Girls”, “Roseanne”, “Baby Talk” and “ Sisters”. George Clooney big breakthrough came with his role as Dr. Doug Ross on NBC drama ER (1994-99). George Clooney established himself in Hollywood with notable performances in “From Dusk Till Dawn”, “One Fine Day” and “The Peacemaker”. George Clooney also played the lead in “Batman & Robin”, “Out of Sight”, and “Three Kings”. After he left “ER” in 1999, George Clooney acted exclusively in Hollywood movies.

Some of his blockbuster films include:

  • The Perfect Storm
  • Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Ocean's Eleven (2001),
  • Ocean's Twelve ( 2004)
  • Ocean's Thirteen (2007).
  • “Syriana” (2005)
  • “The Good German”

In 2002, George Clooney made his directorial debut with “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” which won him critic acclaim. George Clooney produced, directed and acted in “Good Night, and Good Luck” in 2005.

George Clooney Awards and Honors:

In 2006, George Clooney won an Oscar for his role in “Syriana”. People’s magazine has voted George Clooney for being “The Sexiest Man Alive” in 1997 and 2006. In 2006, George Clooney also received the “American Cinametheque Award”. George Clooney film “Good Night and Good Luck” also won the "Cinema for Peace 2006 Most Valuable Film Award".