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Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

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Born: May 31, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1955:
Film acting debut, "Revenge of the Creature"
1988:
First credit as an executive producer, "Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser"
1988:
Helmed "Bird," the biopic of jazz legend Charlie Parker
2006:
Helmed the WWII drama "Flags of Our Fathers," which centered around the six men that raised the American flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima; received one of two Golden Globe nominations for Best Director
1997:
Portrayed a thief who becomes embroiled in a murder with political overtones in "Absolute Power"
1959:
Starred as Rowdy Yates on popular TV Western "Rawhide" (CBS)
1997:
Directed (also produced) the film adaptation of "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"; co-starred his daughter Alison Eastwood
2008:
Helmed and starred in drama "Gran Torino"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for performing the title song
1999:
Directed and starred in "True Crime" about a journalist who becomes convinced a man on Death Row is innocent; also produced
2009:
Directed Morgan Freeman as former South African President Mandela in "Invictus," about the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Director
1973:
Directed William Holden and Kay Lenz in "Breezy"; first directing assignment in which he did not also act
1984:
Earned critical praise for playing a troubled police detective in "Tightrope"; also produced
1993:
Had the Clint Eastwood Scholarship Award named after him by Warner Bros.
1983:
Last feature with Sondra Locke, "Sudden Impact"
1969:
Made singing debut in the film musical "Paint Your Wagon"
1985:
Made TV directorial debut with an episode of NBC's "Amazing Stories" entitled "Vanessa in the Garden"; story by Steven Spielberg
1975:
Moved production company, Malapaso Co. to Warner Bros. on a "handshake deal"
1993:
Played an aging Secret Service agent in "In the Line of Fire"
1990:
Portrayed a John Huston-like film director in "White Hunter, Black Heart"; also produced and directed
1982:
Producing debut, "Firefox"; also starred in and directed
1966:
Re-teamed with Leone for the sequel "For a Few Dollars More"
1980:
Sang on the soundtrack to "Bronco Billy"; also starred in and directed
1972:
Starred in title role of "Joe Kidd"
2000:
Teamed with James Garner, Tommy Lee Jones and Donald Sutherland for the sci-fi adventure "Space Cowboys"; also produced and directed
2000:
Was subject of documentary "Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows," directed by David Ricker; screened at Venice Film Festival
2007:
Composed the score for "Grace is Gone" starring John Cusack; earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Score and Best Original Song for a Motion Picture
2008:
Directed the period thriller "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie; also scored the music; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score
1993:
Documentary "Clint Eastwood - The Man From Malpaso" aired on Cinemax
1968:
First film with director Don Siegel, "Coogan's Bluff"
1957:
Appeared on the anthology series "The West Point Story" (CBS 1956-1957; ABC 1957-1958)
1992:
Re-established his superstar status and won widespread acclaim with "Unforgiven"; film won the Best Picture and Best Director Oscar
1973:
Reprised Harry Callahan in "Magnum Force"
1970:
Starred opposite Shirley MacLaine in "Two Mules for Sister Sara," directed by Siegel
1978:
Teamed with an orangutan in the comedy "Every Which Way But Loose"
1976:
Third outing as Callahan in "The Enforcer"
1986:
Won a landslide victory as mayor of Carmel, CA; served for two years
2006:
Directed "Letters from Iwo Jima," the companion piece to the Iwo Jima drama "Flags of Our Fathers," told from the Japanese viewpoint; received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Director and an Oscar nomination for Best Picture
1970:
Directed first film, a documentary short about the filming of "The Beguiled" (1971)
1975:
First of six films with off-screen companion Sondra Locke, "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
1995:
Produced "The Stars Fell on Henrietta" featuring Frances Fisher and Robert Duvall
2002:
Starred in and directed "Blood Work"
1993:
Teamed with Kevin Costner in the taut "A Perfect World"; also directed and composed a song for the soundtrack
2009:
Executive-produced "Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me" for TCM, which earned an Emmy nomination in 2010 for Outstanding Nonfiction Special
2010:
Directed the film "Hereafter," which told three parallel stories about three people affected by death in different ways
2011:
Directed and produced biographical drama "J. Edgar," starring Leonard DiCaprio
2012:
Starred as a retiring baseball scout in drama "Trouble with the Curve"; first acting role in a film he did not direct since 1993's "In the Line of Fire"
2014:
Directed the feature film adaptation of the widely popular Broadway musical "Jersey Boys"; also produced
1964:
Delivered breakthrough screen role as the man with no name in the Sergio Leone directed "A Fistful of Dollars"
1971:
First played the role of detective Harry Callahan in "Dirty Harry" after Frank Sinatra turned down the part
1995:
Launched the record label, Malpaso Records; first project was the soundtrack for "The Bridges of Madison County"; also directed and co-starred with Meryl Streep
1971:
Made feature directorial debut with "Play Misty For Me"; also starred
2004:
Produced, directed, starred in and composed the music for "Million Dollar Baby" starring Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman; nominated for Golden Globes for Best Picture and Best Original Score; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Actor
2003:
Directed Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon in the film adaption of "Mystic River"; received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Director; was nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement
2014:
Directed and produced the Oscar-winning war drama "American Sniper," which went on to become the highest-grossing film of 2014, as well as the most financially successful war film of all time, when adjusted for inflation

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