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George Clooney

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Net worth 2018: $9 Million
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BirthDay: 6 May 1961
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BIOGRAPHY

George Clooney was bornon 6 May 1961 in . Clooney used to have a "one for them, one for me" philosophy when it came to picking projects. Now he seems to be solely focused on personal films. That's good when he stars in movies like Up in the Air, which earned him an Oscar nomination and brought in $163 million on an estimated budget of $25 million.

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2017

On June 6, 2017, Amal gave birth to a daughter, Ella, and a son, Alexander

2016

In March 2016, he and his wife, Amal Clooney, met with Syrian refugees living in Berlin to mark the fifth anniversary of the conflict, before meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to thank her for her Germany's open-door policy

2015

On January 11, 2015, Clooney was awarded the Golden Globe Cecil B

2014

In 2014, Clooney and his new British wife Amal Alamuddin bought the Mill House on an island in the River Thames at Sonning Eye in England at a cost of around £10 million

2013

Clooney also produced August: Osage County (2013), an adaptation of the play of the same name

2012

Clooney and John Prendergast co-wrote a Washington Post op-ed piece in May 2011, titled "Dancing with a dictator in Sudan", arguing that:On March 16, 2012, Clooney was arrested outside the Sudanese Embassy for civil disobedience

2011

In 2011 Clooney starred in The Descendants as a husband whose wife has an accident that leaves her in a coma

2010

Clooney conceived of and, with John Prendergast – human rights activist, co-founder of the Enough Project, and Strategic Advisor for Not on Our Watch Project – initiated the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP), after an October 2010 trip to South Sudan

2009

In February 2009, he visited Goz Beida, Chad, with New York Times columnist Nicholas D

2008

" On January 18, 2008, the United Nations announced Clooney's appointment as a UN messenger of peace, effective January 31

2007

Clooney was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2007, 2008, and 2009

2006

In April 2006, he spent ten days in Chad and Sudan with his father to make the TV special "A Journey to Darfur" reflecting the situation of Darfur's refugees, and advocated for action

2005

In 2005, Clooney starred in Syriana, which was based loosely on former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer's memoirs of his service in the Middle East

2004

The film inspired two sequels starring Clooney, Ocean's Twelve in 2004 and Ocean's Thirteen in 2007

2003

In 2003, he opposed the Iraq war, saying, "You can't beat your enemy anymore through wars; instead you create an entire generation of people seeking revenge

2002

Clooney made his directorial debut in the 2002 film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, based on the autobiography of TV producer Chuck Barris

2001

In 2001, Clooney and Soderbergh co-founded Section Eight Productions, for which Grant Heslov was president of television

2000

After leaving ER, Clooney starred in the commercially successful films The Perfect Storm (2000), a disaster drama, and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), a Coen brothers adventure comedy

1999

After leaving the series in 1999, he made a cameo appearance in the 6th season and returned for a guest spot in the show's final season

1998

In 1998, he co-starred in the crime-comedy Out of Sight opposite Jennifer Lopez, marking the first of his many collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh

1997

While working on ER, he began attracting a variety of leading roles in films, including the superhero film Batman & Robin (1997) and the crime comedy Out of Sight (1998), in which he first worked with director Steven Soderbergh, who would become a long-time collaborator

1995

2 m) house in 1995 through his George Guilfoyle Trust

1994

Doug Ross, alongside Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies, and Noah Wyle, on the hit NBC medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999

1990

In 1990, he starred in the short-lived ABC police drama Sunset Beat

1988

In 1988, Clooney played a role in the comedy-horror film Return of the Killer Tomatoes

1984

Clooney's first major role came in 1984 in the short-lived sitcom E/R (not to be confused with ER, the better-known hospital drama, on which Clooney also co-starred a decade later)

1979

He attended Northern Kentucky University from 1979 to 1981, majoring in broadcast journalism, and very briefly attended the University of Cincinnati, but did not graduate from either

1978

He was parodied in the South Park episode "Smug Alert!", which mocks his acceptance speech at the 78th Academy Awards

1977

He tried out to play professional baseball with the Cincinnati Reds in 1977, but he did not pass the first round of player cuts and was not offered a contract

1968

Michael's School in Columbus, Ohio; then Western Row Elementary School (a public school) in Mason, Ohio, from 1968 to 1974; and St

1961

George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, activist, businessman, and philanthropist

1950

His next directorial project was the 1950s-set crime comedy Suburbicon (2017), starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Oscar Isaac, from a script penned by the Coen brothers in the 1980s, that they had originally intended to direct themselves

1939

His mother, Nina Bruce (née Warren; born 1939), was a beauty queen and city councilwoman

1934

His father, Nick Clooney (born 1934), is a former anchorman and television host, including five years on the AMC network

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