George Clooney is an American actor and director, who has starred in films such as Ocean's Eleven, Syriana and Up in the Air. During his career, George has won countless awards such as Oscars, Golden Globes, as well as BAFTAs.
George Clooney's Award-Winning Career
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 in Kentucky, United States. Clooney began his career as an extra in the miniseries Centennial in 1978. However, his first major role came in the mid-1980s, when he participated in the series E / R (not ER ). Later, he was a part of shows like The Facts of Life, The Golden Girls, Roseanne and Baby Talk. However, the role in which he rose to fame came on the NBC series ER, where he played "Dr. Doug Ross." Later, he starred in Batman and Robin, and in 2001 he starred alongside Brad Pitt, Damon Alban and Andy García in Ocean's Eleven, which was followed in later years by Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen.
In 2005 George was proclaimed Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars thanks to the film Syriana and he won the same awards at the Golden Globes. In 2009, Clooney starred in the film Up in the Air, for which he was nominated for an Oscar as Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe as Best Actor in Drama. In total, Clooney accumulates four Golden Globes, two Oscars, and a BAFTA award.
George Clooney's Private Life
George Clooney has had several partners in his life and has been married twice. In the late 1980s he married actress Talia Balsam, whom he divorced in 1992. During the 2000s, he had a relationship with actress Elisabetta Canalis, who was later followed by actress and model Stacy Keibler. Then he famously declared himself a perpetual bachelor with no intentions of marrying again.
However, Clooney's second marriage came in 2014, when he married Lebanese lawyer and writer Amal Alamuddin. Years later, in June 2017, Clooney became a father after Amal gave birth to twins Ella and Alexander!
George Clooney Interesting Facts:
- As a boy he suffered from temporary facial paralysis.
- His father, Nick Clooney, was a news anchor.
- He is the first cousin of NCIS: Los Angeles star Miguel Ferrer.
- He's a baseball fanatic. He even tried to play it professionally.
- In 2012 he was arrested for protesting in front of the Sudanese embassy in the United States on behalf of the African population.
- He has suffered from malaria.
- In 2008 he became a UN Messenger of Peace.