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Clint Eastwood

Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American film actor, director, producer, composer and politician. Following his breakthrough role on the TV series Rawhide (1959–65), Eastwood starred as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of spaghetti westerns (A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) in the 1960s, and as San Francisco Police Department Inspector Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry films (Dirty Harry, Magnum Force, The Enforcer, Sudden Impact, and The Dead Pool) during the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, along with several others in which he plays tough-talking no-nonsense police officers, have made him an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. Eastwood won Academy Awards for Best Director and Producer of the Best Picture, as well as receiving nominations for Best Actor, for his work in the films Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004). These films in particular, as well as others including Play Misty for Me (1971), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Pale Rider (1985), In the Line of Fire (1993), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), and Gran Torino (2008), have all received commercial success and/or critical acclaim. Eastwood's only comedies have been Every Which Way but Loose (1978) and its sequel Any Which Way You Can (1980); despite being widely panned by critics they are the two highest-grossing films of his career after adjusting for inflation. Eastwood has directed most of his own star vehicles, but he has also directed films in which he did not appear such as Mystic River (2003) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), for which he received Academy Award nominations and Changeling (2008), which received Golden Globe Award nominations. He has received considerable critical praise in France in particular, including for several of his films which were panned in the United States, and was awarded two of France's highest honors: in 1994 he received the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal and in 2007 was awarded the Légion d'honneur medal. In 2000 he was awarded the Italian Venice Film Festival Golden Lion for lifetime achievement. Since 1967 Eastwood has run his own production company, Malpaso, which has produced the vast majority of his films. He also served as the nonpartisan mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, from 1986 to 1988. Eastwood has seven children by five women, although he has only married twice. An audiophile, Eastwood is also associated with jazz and has composed and performed pieces in several films along with his eldest son, Kyle Eastwood. Description above from the Wikipedia article Clint Eastwood, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 31, 1930 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
105
First Appeared:
In the movie Eastwood After Hours
Latest Project:
Series The Directors 2018
Known For
Poster of True Crime
Poster of Sudden Impact
Poster of Magnum Force
Poster of The Donna Reed Show
Filmography
Series The Directors Unknown 2018
Movie Eastwood After Hours Himself 2018
Series Space Emperor God Sigma Preacher 2018
Series This Hour Has 22 Minutes Frankie Dunn 2018
Series Battletoads Bronco Billy 2017
Movie Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot Himself 2013-01-15
Movie Milius Himself 2013-03-09
Movie Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013-05-08
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013-04-27
Movie Casting By 2012-09-09
Movie Trouble with the Curve Gus 2012-09-21
Movie Kurosawa's Way Himself 2011-05-13
Movie The Eastwood Factor Himself 2010-02-16
Movie Reel Injun Himself 2009-09-10
Movie Vittorio D 2009-09-17
Movie You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story Narrator 2008-09-23
Movie Gran Torino Walt Kowalski 2008-12-09
Movie Defiance Burns 2008-12-31
Movie Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends Himself 2007-09-12
Movie Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern Himself (archive footage) 2006-04-23
Series CMT Insider Unknown 2004-04-09
Movie Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' Himself 2002-01-01
Movie Iron and Beyond Himself - Actor & Director 2002-11-15
Series What I Like About You Bill Munny 2002-09-20
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001-09-21
Movie Swimming Pool Unknown 2001-10-04
Movie Space Cowboys Frank Corvin 2000-07-31
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself 2000-09-27
Movie Kurosawa Himself 2000-12-24
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie True Crime Steve Everett 1999-03-19
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Absolute Power Luther Whitney 1997-02-14
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie One Hundred and One Nights Himself 1995-01-25
Movie A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Himself 1995-05-21
Movie Casper Himself (uncredited) 1995-05-26
Series Lieutenant Ninzaburo Furuhata Terry McCaleb 1994-04-13
Movie Don't Pave Main Street: Carmel's Heritage Narrator 1994-06-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie A Perfect World Chief Red Garnett 1993-11-24
Movie In the Line of Fire Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan 1993-07-08
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey Himself 1991-11-16
Series P.S. I Luv U Sergeant First Class Kelly 1991-09-15
Movie The Rookie Nick Pulovski 1990-12-06
Movie White Hunter Black Heart John Wilson 1990-09-14
Movie Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend Host 1989-11-05
Movie Pink Cadillac Tommy Nowak 1989-05-26
Movie The Dead Pool Insp. Harry Callahan 1988-07-12
Movie Heartbreak Ridge Gunnery Sgt. Tom 'Gunny' Highway 1986-12-15
Movie Tightrope Capt. Wes Block 1984-08-17
Movie City Heat Lieutenant Speer 1984-12-05
Movie Terror in the Aisles (archive footage) 1984-10-26
Movie Sudden Impact Insp. Harry Callahan 1983-12-07
Movie Clint Eastwood: Director Himself 1982-01-01
Movie Firefox Mitchell Gant 1982-06-13
Movie Honkytonk Man Red Stovall 1982-12-15
Movie Any Which Way You Can Philo Beddoe 1980-12-17
Movie Escape from Alcatraz Frank Morris 1979-06-22
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie Every Which Way But Loose Philo Beddoe 1978-12-19
Movie The Gauntlet Ben Shockley 1977-12-21
Movie The Outlaw Josey Wales Josey Wales 1976-06-30
Movie The Eiger Sanction Dr. Jonathan Hemlock 1975-05-21
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Thunderbolt 1974-05-23
Movie Magnum Force Insp. Harry Calahan 1973-12-23
Movie Breezy Man at Marina (uncredited) 1973-11-18
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie High Plains Drifter The Stranger 1973-04-19
Movie Joe Kidd Joe Kidd 1972-07-14
Movie The Beguiled Cpl. John McBurney 1971-03-31
Movie Dirty Harry Insp. Harry Callahan 1971-12-21
Movie Play Misty for Me Dave 1971-11-03
Movie Two Mules for Sister Sara Hogan 1970-06-14
Movie Paint Your Wagon Pardner 1969-10-15
Movie Hang 'em High Marshal Jed Cooper 1968-07-31
Movie Coogan's Bluff Coogan 1968-10-02
Movie Where Eagles Dare Lt. Morris Schaffer 1968-12-04
Movie The Witches Husband 1967-02-22
Movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Blondie 1966-12-23
Movie For a Few Dollars More Monco 1965-12-18
Movie A Fistful of Dollars Joe 1964-09-12
Series Mister Ed Unknown 1961-01-05
Series Rawhide Rowdy Yates 1959-01-09
Movie Lafayette Escadrille George Moseley 1958-03-01
Series The Donna Reed Show Insp. Harry Callahan 1958-09-24
Movie Ambush at Cimarron Pass Keith Williams 1958-03-01
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Movie Escapade In Japan Dumbo Pilot 1957-12-23
Movie Never Say Goodbye Will (uncredited) 1956-03-10
Movie Star in the Dust Tom - Ranch Hand (uncredited) 1956-06-13
Series The West Point Story Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The First Traveling Saleslady Lt. Jack Rice 1956-08-01
Movie Away All Boats Marine (Medic) 1956-08-16
Movie Revenge of the Creature Jennings 1955-07-22
Movie Francis in the Navy Jonesey 1955-08-24
Series Highway Patrol Unknown 1955-10-03
Movie Lady Godiva of Coventry First Saxon 1955-11-02
Movie Tarantula Pilot 1955-12-14
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20