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George Clooney: A Life in Film and Awards



George Clooney

George Timothy Clooney is an American actor and filmmaker born on May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky. He has received numerous accolades including a British Academy Film Award, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Academy Awards; one for his acting and the other as a producer. He has been honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2015, the Honorary César in 2017, AFI Life Achievement Award in 2018, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2022.

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George Clooney

George Clooney

Clooney started his career in television, gaining wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the NBC medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999. He expanded to leading roles in films, with his breakthrough role in From Dusk till Dawn (1996), followed by superhero film Batman & Robin (1997), Steven Soderbergh’s Out of Sight (1998), David O. Russell’s Three Kings (1999), Wolfgang Petersen’s The Perfect Storm (2000), and the Coen brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). Greater stardom came from his starring role in Soderbergh’s Ocean’s film series from 2001 to 2007.

Clooney made his directorial debut with the spy drama Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), and has since directed the historical drama Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), the political drama The Ides of March (2011), the war film The Monuments Men (2014), and the science fiction film The Midnight Sky (2020).

Clooney won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the thriller Syriana (2005), and earned Best Actor nominations for the legal thriller Michael Clayton (2007), and the comedy-dramas Up in the Air (2009) and The Descendants (2011). He received the Academy Award for Best Picture for co-producing the political thriller Argo (2012).

George Clooney has won numerous awards throughout his career. He has received eight Academy Award nominations, winning two— Best Supporting Actor for Syriana (2005) and as co-producer of Best Picture winner Argo (2012). He has also received thirteen Golden Globe Awards winning four awards for his performances in O Brother Where Art Thou? (2000), Syriana (2005), and The Descendants (2011) as well for his producing Argo (2012). He also received the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2015. Clooney has also received nine British Academy Film Award nominations, fourteen Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, and three Primetime Emmy Award nominations.