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George was born under the official name Clooney, George Timothy on May 6th, 1961. Known to his close friends as Gorgeous George, he has been a credited actor since the 1996 film From Dusk Till Dawn.
George Clooney is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in nineteen films including the 2014 drama film The Monuments Men as the character Frank Stokes, the 2011 comedy movie The Descendants playing Matt King and the 2010 crime release The American cast as Edward.
George is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in nine films including: the 2013 sci-fi film Gravity as the character Matt Kowalski, the 2011 drama movie The Ides of March playing Governor Mike Morris and the 2008 comedy release Leatherheads cast as Dodge Connelly.
George Clooney has earned salaries up to $20,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 sci-fi film Gravity, which brought in $274,000,000 at the box office.
George Clooney has directed on numerous occassions including: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Leatherheads (2008). In 2001 George Clooney produced his first movie, the comedy film Rock Star. Since then he went on to produce nineteen movies including: Welcome to Collinwood (2002) and Far from Heaven (2002) among others .
George is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eighty-four magazines, captured in more than twenty-three pictorials, interviewed in over thirty-eight publications and featured in eighty magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least five books.
As an actor George Clooney has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Bob Barnes in the 2005 film Syriana. George Clooney was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Michael Clayton in the 2007 movie Michael Clayton , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Ryan Bingham in the 2009 movie Up in the Air and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Matt King in the 2011 movie The Descendants .