Clint Eastwood

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Age: 84
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

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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.

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Movie Character Year
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2bjtmbo64310xtfu6ocoxikkrvj A Fistful of Dollars Joe 1964
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Tzvkj3auda5zijnowzijprl66vf Paint Your Wagon Pardner 1969
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Veybfuqcuojdkqprn7iupemhn8z Kelly's Heroes Sergeant First Class Kelly 1970
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Esi19ezp2aq9qliv0lxsivzq2jc Every Which Way But Loose Philo Beddoe 1978
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V2u5cmarhbss7ozrx4zksvg8icu Bronco Billy Bronco Billy 1980
Fcwyevdba251yqeutffqxhlmrht Any Which Way You Can Philo Beddoe 1980
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Mf1jwxehc9imasuefz4jz3qysvk Pink Cadillac Tommy Nowak 1989
5z3asotqisgwo25amf40o9xguwc White Hunter Black Heart John Wilson 1990
Iinzojkqi4jgw9qkp1zjhki5ykx The Rookie Nick Pulovski 1990
9opodyvcwypmzjdjg29tbffrwtg Unforgiven Bill Munny 1992
K96siywl6n9k1unef51un4fzhne In the Line of Fire Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan 1993
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Czrugex9yhnh6napirtlptoxhnu The Bridges Of Madison County Robert Kincaid 1995
Ojqdp09oc51dkarsmdvgdldwidu Absolute Power Luther Whitney 1997
4m8addwimmbjxt8ihtlssc2svks Space Cowboys Frank Corvin 2000
7jfltshp17j1bvgirsbjhqiqtfk Kurosawa Himself 2000
W4v3fkjdi7fufqce6muzdx5ecnk Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' Himself 2002
Hcwqigdpwwjxly6u6laptuv3fwr Blood Work Terry McCaleb 2002
H4vzki2jt4vobyjmtc4c3bo8kqm Million Dollar Baby Frankie Dunn 2004
Lm1eawdidwfsxg50hinolgmxlih Gran Torino Walt Kowalski 2008
I4x3xddx1vxeibj3nvzprdi9qji The Eastwood Factor Himself 2010
Fikyfdys66xeawhyoyi5ngifvap Trouble with the Curve 2012
Bgu1hiiv7rxxjdmmousvwrdexck Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013
Ese6ujfy0ofsocwktt4sf5ef6zw Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck Himself 2013