Wine may get better with age but so does George Clooney. Starting out on the small screen, George Clooney made his debut in a sitcom E/R, which perhaps was a sign of what was to come for his amazing career. He also played a handyman on Facts of Life giving viewers a glimpse of his charisma and smile.
Clooney didn't reach true stardom until his role as Dr. Doug Ross on ER in 1994. Quickly catapulting him as a sex symbol for women of all ages, Clooney found himself getting such recognitions like being the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.
Building on these successes Clooney has created a very reputable resume with movies like, The Perfect Storm, O' Brother, Where Art Thou, Ocean's Eleven, and Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Going beyond his acting career, George Clooney has become a reputable Director, Producer, and Screenwriter as well. Clooney was the Executive Producer for such hits like, Syriana and Michael Clayton.
Consistently recognized for his work, Clooney has been nominated for many Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actor Guild Awards, and Academy Awards. Additionally, Clooney walked away with a Golden Globe for Best Actor in his role as Bob Barnes in Syriana.
For George Clooney, other recognitions and advocacies like Save Darfur and his self-described political liberalism has gained equal attention. Time magazine named Clooney among the 100 Most Influential People in the World for using his stardom to bring light to the Darfur crisis.
Continually adding more accolades to his name, George Clooney has impacted more than the silver screen and continues to make his mark all over the world.
Saturday, May 6, 1961
Lexington, Kentucky, USA