Clint Eastwood

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Date of Birth May 31, 1930
Place of Birth San Francisco, California
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Clint Eastwood

Clinton Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and politician. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made Eastwood an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. For his work in the Western film Unforgiven and the sports drama Million Dollar Baby, Eastwood won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture, as well as receiving nominations for Best Actor. Eastwood's greatest commercial successes have been the adventure comedy Every Which Way But Loose and its sequel, the action comedy Any Which Way You Can, after adjustment for inflation.

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About Clint Eastwood

First gained fame as an iconic actor in such classic Western films as A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and as Detective Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry franchise. He later became a renowned director, receiving the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his films Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby.

Before Fame

He worked as a lifeguard, a caddy, and a grocery clerk while growing up. He became a household name after playing Rowdy Yates on the long-running CBS Western series Rawhide.

Achievement

In 2006, he released a pair of films about the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima: Flags of Our Fathers, which told a story of American soldiers, and Letters from Iwo Jima, which focused on Japanese soldiers.

Family Life

He married Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953. He was later married to Dina Eastwood from 1996 to 2013. He has seven children: Morgan, Scott, Francesca, Kyle, Alison, Kimber Lynn and Kathryn. Francesca's mother is actress Frances Fisher.

Associations

His film career began to take off with the Sergio Leone Western films of the 1960s, in which he played the mysterious gunslinger known as The Man With No Name.

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