|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute |
|Clint is right up there on my list of favorite actors. I don't remember watching the "Rawhide" TV show as a kid, but have caught up with Clint in the westerns. "Hang 'Em High" is a pretty good film and "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" is a classic. I guess what really made me a fan was the Dirty Harry flicks. He did things his own way.|
|Born:||31 May 1930||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Known As:||Harry Callahan||"Dirty Harry" (1971)|
|Trivia:||Is 6' 4" tall.|
|Served in the United States Army.|
|Clint Eastwood wore the same poncho, without ever having washed it,|
in all three of his "man with no name" western movies.
|When Don Siegel fell ill during the production of "Dirty Harry" (1971), Eastwood|
stepped in as director during the attempted-suicide/jumper sequence.
|(1971) Won Golden Globe Award - World Film Favorite - Male.||(1986) Elected mayor of Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA.|
|(1988) Won Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.|
|(1989) Won Golden Globe Award - Best Director - Motion Picture |
for: "Bird" (1988).
|(1993) Won Best Director Oscar for "Unforgiven" (1992).|
|(1993) Won Golden Globe Award - Best Director - Motion Picture|
for: "Unforgiven" (1992).
|(1995) Academy Awards, USA - Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.|
|(29 Feb 1996) American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.||(October 1997) Ranked #2 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The
Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
|(1998) Received an honorary CÚsar award in Paris,|
France for his body of work.
|(2004) Nominated for Best Achievement in Directing Oscar |
for: "Mystic River" (2003).
|(2005) Won Golden Globe Award - Best Director - Motion |
Picture for: "Million Dollar Baby" (2004).
|(2005) Won Best Achievement in Directing Oscar
"Million Dollar Baby" (2004).
|(2005) Won Best Motion Picture of the Year Oscar for: "Million Dollar Baby"|
(2004) - Shared with: Albert S. Ruddy and Tom Rosenberg.
|(2007) Nominated for Best Achievement in Directing Oscar
"Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006).
|(2007) Nominated for Best Motion Picture of the Year Oscar
"Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006) - Shared with: Steven Spielberg
and Robert Lorenz.
|Video:||TVGuide.com||Clint Eastwood Videos.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Clint Eastwood Filmography.|
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