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Clint Eastwood

Eastwood in May 2008
Born Clinton Eastwood, Jr.
May 31, 1930 (1930-05-31) (age 79)
San Francisco, California, United States
Occupation Actor, film director, film producer, composer
Years active 1954–present
Spouse(s) Maggie Johnson (1953–1978)
Dina Ruiz (1996–present)
Domestic partner(s) Sondra Locke (1975–1989)
Frances Fisher (1990–1995)
.Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American film actor, director, producer, and composer.^ Clint Eastwood was 75 on May 31,2005.

^ Clint Eastwood is an amazing Actor...
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^ Clint will produce and direct the film.
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.He has received five Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and five People's Choice Awards—including one for Favorite All-Time Motion Picture Star.^ Letters from Iwo Jima” received Golden Globe Award nominations in 2006, including one for Best Director – Motion Picture for Eastwood.
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^ "Letters from Iwo Jima" received Golden Globe Award nominations in 2006, including one for Best Director - Motion Picture for Eastwood.

^ Bird is one of my all-time favorite movies ever.
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.Eastwood is primarily known for his alienated, morally ambiguous, anti-hero acting roles in violent action and western films, particularly in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.^ Eastwood is primarily known for his alienated, morally ambiguous, anti-hero acting roles in violent action and western films, particularly in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
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^ Like Siegel, Eastwood has always been effective in his filming of violent action scenes, preferring to move the camera into the heart of the skirmish, capturing its intensity with a furious montage of fragmented bodies and barely-glimpsed weaponry.

^ Eastwood gained fame for his acting in the spaghetti Westerns of the 1960s, but won his first Oscar (for directing) for “Unforgiven” at age 62.
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.Following his role on the long-running television series Rawhide, he went on to star as the Man With No Name in the Dollars trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns and as Inspector Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry film series.^ Eastwood's Man With No Name in the Leone films had no such scruples.

^ In 1959, he got his first break with the long-running television series, Rawhide.
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^ The film was called Dirty Harry .
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.These roles have made him an enduring icon of masculinity.^ He oozes masculinity in his many screen appearances, particularly in his roles as the brooding, squinty-eyed, unshaven stranger in town in the westerns that made him famous.
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[1] .Eastwood is also known for his comedic efforts in Every Which Way but Loose (1978) and Any Which Way You Can (1980), his two highest-grossing films after adjustment for inflation.^ Eastwood is also known for his comedic efforts in Every Which Way but Loose (1978) and Any Which Way You Can (1980), his two highest-grossing films after adjustment for inflation.http://www.imdb.com/news/ni0647319/ .
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^ In 1978 He was paid $12,000,000 (15% of gross) for Every Which Way But Loose.
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^ In "Every Which Way But Loose" (1978), he played a bare-knuckle boxer who pals around with his orangutan, Clyde, while falling for a country-and-western singer (Eastwood's off-screen girlfriend, Locke, again).

.For his work in the films Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004), Eastwood won Academy Awards for Best Director and for producer of the Best Picture and received nominations for Best Actor.^ Clint was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at Academy Awards for Unforgiven, (1993).
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^ On Million Dollar Baby and a million-dollar career .
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^ He worked as a producer, director, and as an actor in many successful movies .
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.These films in particular, as well as others such as Play Misty for Me (1971), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Escape from Alcatraz (1979), In the Line of Fire (1993), The Bridges of Madison County, (1995) and Gran Torino (2008), have all received great critical acclaim and commercial success.^ More than Outlaw Josey Wales .
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^ The Outlaw Josey Wales 1976 PG , 135 min.
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^ The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 47.
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.He has directed most of his star vehicles as well as films he has not acted in, such as Mystic River (2003) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), for which he received Academy Award nominations.^ Letters from Iwo Jima 2006 R , 140 min.
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^ Mystic River (2003) 45.
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^ Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) 41.
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.He also served as the nonpartisan mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California from 1986–1988, tending to support small business interests on the one hand and environmental protection on the other.^ Eastwood served as the mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 until 1988.

^ He also served as the non-partisan mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California from 1986?1988, tending to support small business interests on the one hand and environmental protection on the other.
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^ Eastwood also served as the mayor of Carmel, CA, from 1986 until 1988.

Contents

Early life

.Eastwood was born in San Francisco, California, to Clinton Eastwood Sr.^ SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle 3 weeks ago They are all supremely qualified to interview, say, Hillary Clinton one minute and Clint Eastwood the next.
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^ Born at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco, California to Clinton Eastwood Sr.
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^ Clint Sr., a sometime steel worker in the San Francisco Bay Area, was forced in the 1930s to seek work over a wide area of coastal and inland California.
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.(1906–1970), a steelworker and migrant worker, and Margaret Ruth Runner (1909–2006), a factory worker.^ His father was a steelworker and his mother was a factory worker.
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^ Margaret Ruth Runner near the beginning of the Great Depression, which in turn left its mark on his later films.
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^ Margaret Ruth Runner; the family is of Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and English descent.
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.He was a large baby (12 pounds and 6 ounces) and was named "Samson" by the nurses in the hospital.^ Clinton Eastwood Jr. May 31, 1930, in San Francisco — and, at 11 pounds,6 ounces, quickly nicknamed "Samson" by the nurses.
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[2][3] .Eastwood has English, Scottish, Dutch, and Irish ancestry[4] and was raised in a "middle class Protestant home".[5] His family moved often, as his father worked at different jobs along the West Coast.^ His father, Clinton Eastwood Sr., moved his family from town to town to get work.
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^ Margaret Ruth Runner; the family is of Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and English descent.
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^ Is of a mixed heritage that includes Dutch, Scottish, Irish and English blood.
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[6] .The family settled in Piedmont, California, where Eastwood attended Piedmont Junior High School and Piedmont Senior High School.^ Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, California .
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^ In Oakland, California Eastwood attended Oakland Technical High School, where, aside from swimming and basketball, his major interest was jazz.
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^ High School Musical 3: Senior Year stays at the top .

.Later he transferred to Oakland Technical High School, where the drama teachers encouraged him to take part in school plays, but he was not interested.^ While attending Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, CA , one of his teachers assigned him a part in a play to try to get him to be less introverted.
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^ Later Clint studied at the Oakland Technical High School and graduated 1948.
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^ While attending Oakland Technical High School in Oakland, CA, one of his teachers assigned him a part in a play to try to get him to be less introverted.
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.After high school, Eastwood intended to enter Seattle University and major in music, but in 1950, during the Korean War, he was drafted into the U.S. Army.^ Eastwood was drafted into the Army, apparently in 1951, during the Korean War.
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^ After graduating from high school in 1949, Eastwood worked variously as a gas station attendant, a bar-room piano player and a firefighter before being drafted for a short time during the Korean War (he never saw action).
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^ Born in Denver, Colorado, he served in the navy during World War II and studied acting at the University of Texas.
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.He was stationed at Fort Ord where his certificate as a lifeguard got him appointed as a life-saving and swimming instructor.^ He was drafted into the Army in 1951 and was made a swimming instructor at Fort Ord, California.
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^ Ord across from Monterey, California (over the hill from where he lives and served as mayor, Carmel-by-the-Sea) as a swimming instructor.
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^ In today's Politically Correct world, the medics saved his life by putting an IV into him and transporting him in the same ambulance that the cop who shot him was in!!!
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.He later moved to Los Angeles and began a romance with a college student named Maggie Johnson.^ After his discharge in 1953, Eastwood moved to Southern California and attended Los Angeles City College, studying drama and business administration under the G.I. Bill.
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^ He was discharged in 1953 and moved to Southern California where attended Los Angeles City College where he studied drama and business administration.
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^ After the army time Eastwood decided to continue educating himself; he enrolled in Los Angeles City College to major in business administration.
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[7] .During this time, he managed an apartment house in Beverly Hills by day (into which he then moved) and worked at a Signal Oil gas station by night.^ After graduating from high school in 1949, Eastwood worked variously as a gas station attendant, a bar-room piano player and a firefighter before being drafted for a short time during the Korean War (he never saw action).
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^ Clint Eastwood The son of a steelworker, Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930, in San Francisco and toiled as a logger and a gas station attendant before moving to Hollywood.
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^ Even after breaking into the movies, he dug swimming pools in Beverly Hills to pay the bills.

[8] .He signed up to study at Los Angeles City College and quickly became engaged to Maggie; they married shortly before Christmas 1953 in South Pasadena and honeymooned in Carmel.^ As a teenager he studied at Los Angeles City College.
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^ He married model Maggie Johnson in 1953, with whom he had two children, Kyle and Alison.
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^ Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.
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[8][9]

Film career

Early work:1950s

Becoming an actor

.According to the CBS press release for Rawhide, Universal (known then as Universal-International) film company happened to be shooting in Fort Ord and an enterprising assistant spotted Eastwood and invited him to meet the director.^ Actor, director and producer Clint Eastwood will receive the Santa Barbara International Film Festivals highest honor, The Modern Master Award, it was announced by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling.

^ While at the Cannes film festival that year, Spielberg gave him the script to a supernatural thriller called Hereafter , which Eastwood is currently working on.
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^ Born the son of a steel worker in 1930, Clint Eastwood's drive for success led him to his first break on the TV series Rawhide in 1959.

[10] .However, the key figure, according to his official biography, was a man named Chuck Hill, who was stationed in Fort Ord and had contacts in Hollywood.^ It was at Fort Ord near Carmel, CA that Eastwood first became interested in acting, thanks to his friendship with actors David Janssen and Martin Milner, who encouraged him to pursue a career in Hollywood after serving in the military.

^ Eastwood played the laconic and lethal Man With No Name, who finds himself in a nameless town torn apart by two feuding families.

^ However, the emphasis on friends and family served notice that, in the words of one critic, "the Man With No Name doesn't live here anymore."
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[10] .While in Los Angeles, Hill had reacquainted with Eastwood and managed to sneak Eastwood into a Universal studio, where he showed him to cameraman Irving Glassberg.^ After his discharge in 1953, Eastwood moved to Southern California and attended Los Angeles City College, studying drama and business administration under the G.I. Bill.
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^ Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) is a veteran boxing trainer who has devoted his life to the ring and has precious little to show for it; his daughter never answers his letters, and a fighter he's groomed into contender status has paid him back by signing with another manager, leaving Frankie high and dry.
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^ At the studios, everybody's into sequels or remakes or adaptations of old TV shows.

[10] Glassberg was impressed with Eastwood's appearance and stature and believed him to be "the sort of good looking young man that has traditionally done well in the movies".[10]
.Glassberg arranged for director Arthur Lubin to meet Eastwood at the gas station where he was working in the evenings in Los Angeles.^ Clint Eastwood The son of a steelworker, Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930, in San Francisco and toiled as a logger and a gas station attendant before moving to Hollywood.
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^ After his discharge in 1953, Eastwood moved to Southern California and attended Los Angeles City College, studying drama and business administration under the G.I. Bill.
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^ Born May 31, 1930, in San Francisco, Eastwood worked as a logger and gas-station attendant, among other things, before coming to Hollywood in the mid-'50s.
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[10] .Lubin, like Glassberg, was highly impressed and swiftly arranged for Eastwood's first audition.^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

.However, he was a little less enthusiastic about his first audition, remarking, "He was quite amateurish.^ November 18th, 2009 1:06 pm ET I love how Brady talks about his 'quite little wedding'.
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^ As someone who was around and already a movie enthusiast in the 70's, I remember people being a little incredulous about the idea of Eastwood directing.
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^ At first I kind of smiled at Clint Eastwood’s ‘shut his face’ remark, but the more I thought about it, the more I thought the remark was rude, hurtful, and inappropriate.
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.He didn't know which way to turn or which way to go or do anything".[11] Nevertheless, he told Eastwood not to give up, suggested that he attend drama classes, and later arranged for an initial contract for Eastwood in April 1954 at $100 a week.^ Naturally, Eastwood didn't go that way at all.

^ "And he didn't seem to let anything get in his way.

^ I'm sure he didn't say to himself, "I'm in my dark period right now, so I'm going to paint this way."
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[11] .Some people in Hollywood, including his wife Maggie, were suspicious of Lubin's intentions towards Eastwood; Lubin was homosexual and maintained a close friendship with Eastwood in the years that followed.^ In an arrangement at which even Ken Livingstone might raise eyebrows, Eastwood has had seven children with five different women, including an 11-year-old daughter with his current wife, Dina.
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^ I heard once that Eastwood and Wallace shared a single room and a single bed that they used in shifts in order to maintain their thorny attitude toward each other.
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^ All he has is the “Eastwood” brand and a loyal following of friends in Hollywood to vote for his films.
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[12] .After signing, Eastwood was initially criticised for his speech and awkward manner; he was soft-spoken and, when performing in front of people, was cold, stiff, and awkward.^ Eastwood the director uses small gestures such as lighting a cigarette or tuning a radio to indicate the characters' initial awkwardness.
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^ Whereas Eastwood often delivers dialogue in an epigrammatic manner or as if he is giving a speech that precludes reply, in Bridges he is an enthusiastic and convincing interlocutor.
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[13] .Fellow talent school actor John Saxon described Eastwood as "being like a kind of hayseed.^ In this case, legendary actor/director and self-described libertarian Clint Eastwood shared his thoughts on the recent vice-presidential debate .
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^ Play Misty For Me (1971, CLINT EASTWOOD) "At sometime in everyone's life, regardless of the situation they are in, they have had some kind of uncomfortable relationship like that.

^ After older stars like John Wayne , Frank Sinatra and Robert Mitchum turned the film down, Eastwood was cast.
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Thin, rural, with a prominent Adam's Apple, very laconic and slow speechwise."[14]

Universal Studios: Training and development

Eastwood at the Universal talent school in 1954
.In May 1954, Eastwood made his first real audition, trying out for a part in Six Bridges to Cross, a film about the Brinks robbery that would mark the debut of actor Sal Mineo.^ Eastwood made the film that did get made.

^ Chris Pine stars in this thriller about a group of friends trying to out run a viral pandemic threatening to wipe out the human race.
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^ Just back from Afghanistan, actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance at Monday night's Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala, where she honored director Clint Eastwood, who worked with the mother of six on 'The Changeling.'

.Director Joseph Pevney was not impressed by his acting and rejected him for any role.^ Got his first acting role in “Rawhide” (1959) while visiting a friend at the CBS, when a studio exec spotted him because he “looked like a cowboy.” .
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^ His debut as a director came with Play Misty for Me (1971), in which he gave Siegel his first acting role, as a way of thanking the director for sponsoring his application for membership of the Directors Guild.
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^ Has retired from acting, according to director Paul Haggis, who offered him the role in In the Valley of Elah (2007) played by Tommy Lee Jones.
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[14] .Later he tried out for Brigadoon, The Constant Nymph, Bengal Brigade and The Seven Year Itch in May 1954, Sign of the Pagan (June), Smoke Signal (August) and Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (September), all without success.^ Of course, I was twelve when it came out and it’s entirely possible I saw it in later years on TV but, if so, I don’t recall it.
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^ After all, they have voted nearly in lockstep for the past seven years.
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^ Remember, now, that’s means Congress has spent all tax revenues and then spent 3 trillion above that over the last seven years; and George W. Bush approved it.
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[14] .Eastwood was eventually given a minor role by director Jack Arnold in the film Revenge of the Creature, a film set in the Amazon jungle, which was the sequel to The Creature from the Black Lagoon which had been released just months earlier.^ Just back from Afghanistan, actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance at Monday night's Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala, where she honored director Clint Eastwood, who worked with the mother of six on 'The Changeling.'

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ Legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood blasted the comments made by director Spike Lee that his films 'Flags of Our Fathers' and 'Letters from Iwo Jima' failed to recognize the role of African-American soldiers.

[15]
.In September 1954, Eastwood worked for three weeks on Arthur Lubin's Lady Godiva of Coventry in which he donned a medieval costume, and then in February 1955, won a role playing "Jonesy", a sailor in Francis in the Navy and his salary was raised to $300 a week for the four weeks of shooting.^ He was paid $100 a week for Francis In The Navy 1955.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

^ Signed by Universal, he had his first experience with the indignities suffered by actors in a "Francis the Talking Mule" movie, FRANCIS IN THE NAVY (1955).

^ Son of Clinton Eastwood (11 June 1906 - 22 July 1970) and wife Margaret Ruth Runner (1 September 1909 - 7 February 2006).
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[16] .He again appeared in a Jack Arnold film, Tarantula, with a small role as a squadron pilot, again uncredited.^ After his arrival, he played small roles in several Universal features (he's the pilot of the plane that napalms the giant spider at the end of Tarantula [1955]) before achieving some limited star status on the television series Rawhide .
  • Clint Eastwood - Ask.com 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ Eastwood began work as an actor, appearing in B-films such as Revenge of the Creature, Tarantula and Francis in the Navy.
  • Clint Eastwood biography, information, news, pics (pictures), links and products (actor/director: Million Dollar Baby) 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

^ Tarantula (1955) is Eastwood’s movie debut as the (unaccredited) leader of the jet squadron that attacks the tarantula in the film’s climax.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

[17] .In May 1955, Eastwood put four hours work into the film Never Say Goodbye, in which he again plays a white coated technician uttering a single line and again had a minor uncredited role as a ranch hand (his first western film) in August 1955 with Law Man, also known as Stars in the Dust.^ Eastwood's films have never been more interesting.
  • Johann Hari: Clint Eastwood shows how America is changing - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Eastwood starred in many of these films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), plus Bronco Billy (1980) and Honkytonk Man (1982)—which spoofed Eastwood's tough-guy persona—and the mystical Western Pale Rider (1985).
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

[18] .He gained experience behind the set, watching productions and dubbing and editing sessions of other films at Universal Studios, notably the Montgomery Clift film A Place in the Sun.^ It’s also fun to watch my son and daughter and other younger people watching the documentary and getting a history lesson because they haven’t seen these films.
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[18] .Universal presented him with his first TV role with a small television debut on NBC's Allen in Movieland on July 2, 1955, starring actors such as Tony Curtis and Benny Goodman.^ His big break as an actor came in 1957 when he took on the role of Rowdy Yates in the TV series Rawhide, in which he appeared throughout its seven year run that commenced with the first broadcast in January 1958.
  • MySpace - Clint Eastwood - 79 - Male - - myspace.com/clinteastwoodjr 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Signed by Universal, he had his first experience with the indignities suffered by actors in a "Francis the Talking Mule" movie, FRANCIS IN THE NAVY (1955).

^ Tight TV schedules and good training helped him develop the minimalist acting style for which he is famous; it was first appreciated in Europe, where he starred in a trilogy of spaghetti westerns directed by Sergio Leone in Spain.

[19] .Although his records at Universal revealed his development, Universal terminated his contract on October 25, 1955, leaving Eastwood gutted and blaming casting director Robert Palmer, on whom he would exact revenge years later when Palmer came looking for employment at his Malpaso Company.^ I got a contract at Universal and was a contract player for 1-1/2 years.
  • Bright Lights Film Journal | Interview with Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.brightlightsfilm.com [Source type: General]

^ Upon his return to the U.S., Eastwood set up his own production company, Malpaso, which had a hit right out of the box with the revenge Western Hang 'Em High (1968).
  • Clint Eastwood - Ask.com 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ Returning to Hollywood, Eastwood formed his own production company, Malpaso, and signed on to make Hang 'Em High (1968), as a man who survives his own hanging and wreaks revenge on the nine men responsible.
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Eastwood rejected him.[20]

No Man's Land: 1956–1958

.On the recommendation of Betty Jane Howarth, Eastwood soon joined new publicity representatives, the Marsh Agency, who had represented actors such as Adam West and Richard Long.^ She'll perform, and she'll also join panel discussions with musicians such as Clark Terry and Bill Charlap and jazz enthusiast Clint Eastwood.
  • Clint Eastwood: News & Videos about Clint Eastwood - CNN.com 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ As such, Leary, and especially Malkovich's performance, represent the displacement of the fear of emasculation or feminisation of the masculine figure Eastwood embodies .
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^ Once again in his extraordinary late-career run, Eastwood surprises with his choice of subject matter, here joining a project Freeman had long hoped to realize.

[12] .Although Eastwood's contract with Lubin had ended, he was important in landing Eastwood his biggest role to date; a featured role in the Ginger Rogers - Carol Channing western comedy, The First Travelling Saleslady.^ The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) 23.
  • Clint Eastwood - Movies 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC filmsandtv.com [Source type: General]

^ At the end of the day, Eastwood chose to continue shooting film as he always has for the project, although he did bring both movies to Technicolor Digital Intermediates (TDI) for the first digital intermediates of his storied career.

^ Eastwood is primarily known for his alienated, morally ambiguous, anti-hero acting roles in violent action and western films, particularly in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
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[21] Eastwood played a recruitment officer for Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders. .He would also play a pilot in another of Lubin's productions, Escapade in Japan and would make several TV appearances under Lubin even into the early 1960s.^ Eastwood plays Mitchell Gant, a past-his-prime U.S. pilot, smuggled into the Soviet Union to steal a new Russian supersonic fighting plane.
  • Clint Eastwood Filmography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: General]

^ Shortly into 2006 it was announced that Eastwood would also make a film to coincide with Flags of our Fathers .
  • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Clint Eastwood would make him, even beyond his equally iconic Man With No Name in Sergio Leones Spaghetti Westerns, his signature role.

[21] .As Eastwood grew in success, he never spoke to Lubin again until 1992, shortly after winning his Oscar for Unforgiven, when Eastwood promised a lunch that never happened.^ Clint Eastwood set for Oscar success?

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ He managed one pretty-good film with “Unforgiven,” which—as it happens—features a black actor: Morgan Freeman, whose performance exceeds that of Eastwood in the same film.
  • Clint Eastwood to Spike Lee: Shut Your Face - In the News -Truthdig 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.truthdig.com [Source type: General]

[21]
Without the Lubin contract in the meantime, however, Eastwood was struggling.[21] .He was financially advised by Irving Leonard and, under Leonard's influence, changed talent agencies in rapid succession: the Kumin-Olenick Agency in 1956 and Mitchell Gertz in 1957. He landed a small role as a temperamental army officer for a segment of ABC's Reader's Digest series, broadcast in January 1956, and later that year, a motorcycle gang member on a Highway Patrol episode.^ His big break as an actor came in 1957 when he took on the role of Rowdy Yates in the TV series Rawhide, in which he appeared throughout its seven year run that commenced with the first broadcast in January 1958.
  • MySpace - Clint Eastwood - 79 - Male - - myspace.com/clinteastwoodjr 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ In later years he was to direct other leading actors, as well as himself, in complex and challenging roles that are haunted by the ghost of Red Stovall.
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^ He also made his movie debut (not counting an uncredited small role in On the Waterfront ) in the 1957 Method melodrama End as a Man (A.K.A. The Strange One , based on a play that he had also appeared in.
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[21] .In 1957, Eastwood played a cadet who becomes involved in a skiing search and rescue in the 'White Fury' installment of the West Point series.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ A better approach would have been to acknowledge how the film actually plays – that we know who the killer is and the film’s hook is seeing how Eastwood handles the mystery.
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^ Eastwood plays an innocent man, who barely survives a lynching.
  • Johann Hari: Clint Eastwood shows how America is changing - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He also appeared in an episode of the prime time series Wagon Train and played a suicidal gold prospector in Death Valley Days.^ The result, eventually, was his first film as director and star, Play Misty for Me, and a series of his own westerns, which were among the best of the genre since the great days of Hawks and Ford.

^ The West Point Story     - White Fury (1957) TV episode "Death Valley Days" ....
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^ Death Valley Days: Deadly Decision .
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[22] In 1958, he played a Navy lieutenant in a segment of Navy Log and in early 1959 made a notable guest appearance as a cowardly villain, intent on marrying a rich girl for money, in Maverick.[22]
.Eastwood was credited for his roles in several more films.^ Eastwood's films have never been more interesting.
  • Johann Hari: Clint Eastwood shows how America is changing - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ EASTWOOD: I've had several films that were disappointing.
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^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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He auditioned for the film The Spirit of St. Louis, a Billy Wilder biopic about aviator Charles Lindbergh. .He was rejected and the role went to Jimmy Stewart, who put on makeup to make him look younger.^ I went to medical school to make alot of money, I am only interested in the people who can pay me my money).
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Got his first acting role in “Rawhide” (1959) while visiting a friend at the CBS, when a studio exec spotted him because he “looked like a cowboy.” .
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

^ Clint Eastwood would make him, even beyond his equally iconic Man With No Name in Sergio Leones Spaghetti Westerns, his signature role.

.He did, however, have a small part as an aviator in the French picture Lafayette Escadrille, and played an ex-renegade in the Confederacy in Ambush at Cimarron Pass, his biggest screen role to date opposite Scott Brady.^ Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958) .
  • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ He found work as an actor with brief appearances in such B-films as Tarantula (1955) and Revenge of the Creature (1955), which led to credited supporting roles in Francis in the Navy (1955), The First Traveling Saleslady (1956), Lafayette Escadrille (1958) and Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958).
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^ I got this picture that I'd really like for you to play a part in.

His part was shot in nine days for Regal Films Inc. .Out of frustration, he said after watching it at the premiere, "It was sooo bad.^ At the premiere, she said she "wanted to get out of my seat and scream, 'that's my son!'"
  • Clint Eastwood's 'Gran Torino' has some familiar Flint faces, including Antonio Mireles | Flint Entertainment - - MLive.com 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.mlive.com [Source type: General]

.I just kept sinking lower and lower in my seat and just wanted to quit".[23] Around the time the film was released, Eastwood described himself as feeling "really depressed" and regards it as the lowest point in his career and a point when he seriously considered quitting the acting profession.^ I don’t want to waste my time.” .
  • Why Clint Eastwood Hates Thinking - The Daily Beast 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.thedailybeast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ Eastwood is primarily known for his alienated, morally ambiguous, anti-hero acting roles in violent action and western films, particularly in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
  • Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[23]

Rawhide (1959–1964)

Eastwood as Rowdy Yates in Rawhide
.Eastwood learned from Bill Shiffrin that CBS were casting an hour-long Western series and arranged for a screen test.^ He swallowed his pride and, over the next few years, he dug swimming pools between playing bit parts in movies and on TV. While visiting a friend at CBS, Eastwood was spotted by a network exec who cast him as cattle driver Rowdy Yates in the long-running western series Rawhide.

^ The determined Eastwood swallowed his pride and, over the next few years, he dug swimming pools between playing bit parts in movies and on TV. While visiting a friend at CBS, Eastwood was spotted by a network exec who cast him as cattle driver Rowdy Yates in the long-running western series "Rawhide" (1959).
  • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ From Rawhide and spaghetti westerns to Dirty Harry and Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood has become the embodiment of American macho - and in real life was a serial womaniser.
  • Gentle man Clint: profile of Clint Eastwood | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.With screenwriter Charles Marquis Warren overlooking, Eastwood had to recite one of Henry Fonda's monologues from the William Wellman western, The Ox-Bow Incident in his audition.^ Some of his favorite movies are THE 39 STEPS (1935), SERGEANT YORK (1941), THE OX-BOW INCIDENT (1943) and CHARIOTS OF FIRE (1981).
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

^ Using old interviews with the likes of John Wayne and Henry Fonda along with new ones with modern film giants like Steven Spielberg   Read More .
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^ His role in A Fistful of Dollars (1964) was first offered to Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson and James Coburn.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

[24] .A week later, Shiffrin rang Eastwood and informed him he had won the part of Rowdy Yates in Rawhide.^ He swallowed his pride and, over the next few years, he dug swimming pools between playing bit parts in movies and on TV. While visiting a friend at CBS, Eastwood was spotted by a network exec who cast him as cattle driver Rowdy Yates in the long-running western series Rawhide.

^ Informed of the compliment Freeman had just paid him as his only choice to direct "Invictus," Eastwood shoots back: "That's very kind of him.

^ Yeah his range was limited but can you imagine him playing the part of a guy lacking in self confidence struggling with women.
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He had successfully beaten competition such as Bing Russell and had got the break he had been looking for.[24]
.Filming began in Arizona in the summer of 1958. Although Eastwood was finally pleased with the direction of his career, he was not especially happy with the nature of his Rowdy Yates character.^ At the end of the day, Eastwood chose to continue shooting film as he always has for the project, although he did bring both movies to Technicolor Digital Intermediates (TDI) for the first digital intermediates of his storied career.

^ Although these films place the Eastwood persona at their centre, there is a prevailing inconsistency to how this cultural icon, greying though he may be, is figured.
  • "We all have it coming, Kid": Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC archive.sensesofcinema.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Over the past five years, Eastwood has directed at the rate of a film a year.
  • Gentle man Clint: profile of Clint Eastwood | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

At this time, Eastwood was 30, and Rowdy was too young and too cloddish for Clint to feel comfortable with the part, privately describing Yates as "the idiot of the plains"[25]
.It took just three weeks for Rawhide to reach the top 20 in the TV ratings and soon rescheduled the timeslot half an hour earlier from 7.30 -8.30 pm every Friday, guaranteeing more of a family audience.^ November 18th, 2009 3:30 pm ET Just a few things that always enter my mind when I hear such commentary: .
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^ More » Record-of-the-year race a close call Reuters - Dec 30, 2005 This year s Grammy Award nominees for record of the year collectively have logged 28 weeks at No.
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^ Posted Nov 20 2008, 05:30 PM by Andrew Osborne with .
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[26] For several years it was a major success, and reached its peak as number 6 in the ratings between October 1960 and April 1961.[26] However, success was not without its price. .The Rawhide years were undoubtedly the most gruelling of his life, and at first, from July until April, they filmed six days a week for an average of twelve hours a day.^ Even to this day Inspector Harold Francis Dirty Harry Callahan remains films most iconic and famous police officer.

^ Eastwood has always been very fitness conscious and has worked out heavily many hours a week with weights and other training methods throughout his life.
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^ Not until the day comes when they have turned against Obama and try to shove him out.
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[26] .Although it never won Emmy stature, Rawhide earned critical acclaim and won the American Heritage Award as the best Western series on TV and it was nominated several times for best episode by the Writer's and Director's Guilds.^ He won the best director Oscar for Unforgiven.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

^ And he is the best Director or our time.
  • Clint Eastwood ‘Struggles to Stay Awake on Movie Set’ | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After attaining minor fame in the TV series "Rawhide," Eastwood became a star in the wake of director Sergio Leone's spaghetti Western trilogy A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
  • Clint Eastwood DVDs, Clint Eastwood DVD Rentals, Rent Clint Eastwood Movies at Netflix Today 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.netflix.com [Source type: General]

[26] .Eastwood received some criticism during this period and was considered too laid back and lazy by some directors who believed he relied on his looks and just didn't work hard enough.^ Just make jokes about how awesome Clint Eastwood is (if you've been to Chuck Norris facts , then you'll know how this works).
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^ Just back from Afghanistan, actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance at Monday night's Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala, where she honored director Clint Eastwood, who worked with the mother of six on 'The Changeling.'

^ As a filmmaker, Eastwood learned his lessons from the best of his previous directors, Don Siegel and Sergio Leone, who knew just when to add some stylistic or visual flourish to an otherwise straightforward scene, and also understood the effect of small nuances on the big screen.

[27]
.Eastwood appeared in a western comedy series Maverick, in which he fought James Garner in the "Duel at Sundown" episode.^ He re-teamed with James Garner and Donald Sutherland ( Kellys Heroes ) and brought in Tommy Lee Jones for the old timer comedy Space Cowboys .
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^ He would guest star on “Maverick” with James Garner, whom he would work with again some forty years later).
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^ Synopsis: Long before their teaming in the 1998 theatrical feature Space Cowboys, James Garner and Clint Eastwood shared screen time in this hilarious Maverick episode.
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Although Rawhide continued to attract notable actors such as Lon Chaney Jr, Mary Astor , Ralph Bellamy, Burgess Meredith, Dean Martin and Barbara Stanwyck, by late 1963 Rawhide was beginning to decline in popularity and lacked freshness in the script and would scrapped by early 1966.[28]

1964–1969

Eastwood as the Man With No Name
.In late 1963, an offer was made to Eastwood's co-star Eric Fleming on Rawhide to star in an Italian made western (A Fistful of Dollars), originally named The Magnificent Stranger, to be directed in a remote region of Spain by a relative unknown at the time, Sergio Leone.^ These boots are now a part of Clint Eastwoods private collection and were on loan to the 2005 Sergio Leone exhibit at the Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles, California.

^ Which is exactly why Eastwood, at the peak of his box office appeal, elected to star alongside an orang-utan named Clyde (in reality a diffident ape named Manis) in a knockabout comedy originally intended for Burt Reynolds.

^ At the same time, he fathered an illegitimate child with Roxanne Tunis, a Rawhide extra - his daughter Kimber's existence was not made public until 1989.
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However, the money was not much, and Fleming always set his sights high on Hollywood stardom, and rejected the offer immediately.[29] .A variety of actors, including Charles Bronson, Steve Reeves, Richard Harrison, Frank Wolfe, Henry Fonda, James Coburn and Ty Hardin[30] were considered for the main part in the film.^ His role in A Fistful of Dollars (1964) was first offered to Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson and James Coburn.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

^ No better actors than Clint Eastwood, Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Jack Palance and too many others to mention.
  • Clint Eastwood ‘Struggles to Stay Awake on Movie Set’ | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Using old interviews with the likes of John Wayne and Henry Fonda along with new ones with modern film giants like Steven Spielberg   Read More .
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[31] .Harrison had suggested Clint Eastwood, whom he knew could play a cowboy convincingly.^ Clint Eastwood plays with Sand .

^ In this regard, Eastwood's character has affinities with the figures he played in Bronco Billy (Clint Eastwood, 1980) and The Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood, 1976).
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^ Play Misty For Me (1971, CLINT EASTWOOD) "At sometime in everyone's life, regardless of the situation they are in, they have had some kind of uncomfortable relationship like that.

.Harrison later said: "Maybe my greatest contribution to cinema was not doing Fistful of Dollars, and recommending Clint for the part."^ And the pictures that were turning points in my career, such as Fistful of Dollars, were against the fad.
  • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

^ What can be said about Clint Eastwood is, "The greatest living flim actor on the planet."
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^ Clint's flims are part of my life from going to the Drive Inn back in the late 60's and 70's to theaters, to today's DVD's etc..
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[32]
.Through Irving Leonard, the offer was made to Eastwood, who saw it as an opportunity to escape Rawhide and the states and saw it as a paid vacation.^ On the other hand, it was Reynolds the one who sent Clint a copy of "The Outlaw Josey Wales", made into a major motion picture by Eastwood ( The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)).
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^ EASTWOOD: When I first came on, maybe 30 years ago, I was a sort of an upstart out of television who was doing these Italian-made Westerns.
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^ The director was selected personally by Eastwood, who had worked with Post on episodes of Rawhide.
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.He signed the contract for $15,000 in wages for eleven weeks work and which also threw in a bonus of a Mercedes automobile upon completion,[33] and arrived in Rome in May 1964.[33] Eastwood was instrumental in creating the Man With No Name character's distinctive visual style that would appear throughout the Dollars trilogy.^ Eastwood's Man With No Name in the Leone films had no such scruples.

^ Eastwood accepted the role for $15,000.
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^ He's similar to the "Man with No Name" character from the Fistful of Dollars trilogy, but he's an altogether nicer cowpoke.
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.He had brought with him the black jeans he had purchased from a shop on Hollywood Boulevard which he had bleached out and roughened up, the hat from a Santa Monica wardrobe firm, a leather bracelet and two Indian leather cases with dual serpents,[34][35] and the trademark black cigars came from a Beverly Hills shop, though Eastwood himself is a non-smoker and hated the smell of cigar smoke.^ Though he often smokes in his movies, he is a lifelong non-smoker offscreen.
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^ Throughout both films, Eastwood's trademark “blacks and shadows,” as editor Joel Cox describes them, are prevalent, with blood, fire, explosions, and colors in both the American and Japanese flags strategically manipulated to stand out from that darkness.
  • How Clint Eastwood incorporated digital elements into Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers. 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC digitalcontentproducer.com [Source type: General]

^ While I can't remember the details of all the "Rawhide" episodes, in his movies I don't remember Eastwood's character (and remember his characters are not the same as Eastwood himself) ever killing an Indian.
  • Johann Hari: Clint Eastwood shows how America is changing - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[36] .Leone decided to use them in the film and heavily emphasised the "look" of the mysterious stranger to appear in the film.^ All of this is neatly elided from the film: Luther's abilities appear to be innate, like those of the Man with No Name or the Stranger.
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^ Also, however they film it and whatever way he decided to play it, Eastwood looked younger on the recent Ellen interview than he did in Grand Tarino.
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.Leone commented, "The truth is that I needed a mask more than an actor, and Eastwood at the time only had two facial expressions: one with the hat, and one without it."^ Clint Eastwood is more than just an actor, is more than just a man!.
  • Clint Eastwood ‘Struggles to Stay Awake on Movie Set’ | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Behind the camera, Eastwood has achieved a level of artistic respect he never quite managed as an actor (Sergio Leone once remarked that he liked Eastwood because he only had two facial expressions: 'one with the hat and one without it').
  • Gentle man Clint: profile of Clint Eastwood | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Locke and Eastwood were together for a tempestuous 14 years, during which time he had two further children, Scott and Kathryn, with air hostess Jacelyn Reeves.
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[35][37] Eastwood said about playing the Man With No Name character in the film,
."I wanted to play it with an economy of words and create this whole feeling through attitude and movement.^ It's not only an American problem, the whole world needs to contribute in wanting to resolve the issues of the environment and the economy.
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Hingle maintained a good-natured attitude towards the whole thing: ""I know that if I had played Elmer Gantry, I would have been more of a movie name.
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.It was just the kind of character I had envisioned for a long time, keep to the mystery and allude to what happened in the past.^ I had always resisted doing digital intermediates in the past, and had talked to a lot of people about it [for a long time].
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^ At that time I was 16 years old in the Forties and it just kind of knocked me out.
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.It came about after the frustration of doing Rawhide for so long.^ I had always resisted doing digital intermediates in the past, and had talked to a lot of people about it [for a long time].
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I felt the less he said the stronger he became and the more he grew in the imagination of the audience.[38]
.The first interiors for the film were shot at the Cinecittà studio on the outskirts of Rome, before quickly moving to a small village in Andalucia, Spain in an area which had also been used for filming Lawrence of Arabia (1962) just a few years earlier.^ I realized I was heading to Iceland and Iwo Jima, and that I could pick up a few shots for both films, so that is how it all came about.
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^ For previews, we just put the subtitles in ourselves off the script, and since it's a Cinemascope movie and we were working 4×3 [for dailies], we just put the subtitles in the black area under the film.
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^ And also because in his whole career he was only nominated once before; 11 years earlier.
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[39] .A Fistful of Dollars would become a benchmark in the development of the spaghetti westerns, and Leone would successfully create a new icon of a western hero, depicting a more lawless and desolate world than in traditional westerns.^ The world and its workings are more complex than that.
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He has given the world more than enough.
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^ Tight TV schedules and good training helped him develop the minimalist acting style for which he is famous; it was first appreciated in Europe, where he starred in a trilogy of spaghetti westerns directed by Sergio Leone in Spain.

.The trilogy would also redefine the stereotypical American image of a western hero and cowboy, creating a character gunslinger and bounty hunter which was more of an anti hero than a hero and with a distinct moral ambiguity, unlike traditional heroes of western cinema in the United States such as John Wayne.^ John Wayne, who actually shot more native Americans (I would watch some Eastwood movies before making this statement about Eastwood whose protagonists were mostly everyone else except this indigenous group), made a similarly reflective piece called the Shootist as his last film.
  • Johann Hari: Clint Eastwood shows how America is changing - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All three films were hits, particularly the third, and Eastwood became an instant international star, redefining the traditional image of the American cowboy (though his character was actually a gunslinger).
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^ Eastwood-directed Westerns tend to mix qualities from both traditional and modern forms of the genre: the title character in The Outlaw Josey Wales, for example, is somewhere between hero and anti-hero.
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Houses on the set, seen in A Few Dollars More.
.Leone hired Eastwood to star in his second film of what would become a trilogy, For a Few Dollars More (1965).^ If Eastwood only starred in the Leone trilogy he still would have been a legend.
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^ Eastwood's films have never been more interesting.
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^ For a Few Dollars More (1965) 26.
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.Screenwriter Luciano Vincenzoni was brought in to write the script which he wrote in nine days; two bounty hunters (Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef) pursuing a drug-addicted criminal (Volontè), planning to rob an impregnable bank.^ Eastwood: He came down to Cape Town for a day or two.

^ Eastwood stars as Tommy Nowak, a bounty hunter with a knack for catching bail-skippers with an array of  Read More .
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^ Engaged in an ongoing battle with bounty hunter Col. Douglas Mortimer ( Lee Van Cleef ), the Man joins forces with his enemy to capture homicidal  Read More .
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[40]For a .Few Dollars More was shot in the spring and summer of 1965 and again interiors of the film were shot at the Cinecittà studio in Rome before they moved to Spain again.^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ I realized I was heading to Iceland and Iwo Jima, and that I could pick up a few shots for both films, so that is how it all came about.
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^ He then went to Italy to act in a trilogy of stylish, revisionist westerns for Sergio Leone: A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966).

.Screenwriter Vincenzoni was very important in bringing the films to the states, given that he was fluent in English and accompanied Leone to a cinema in Rome to show the new film after completion to United Artist executives Arthur Krim and Arnold Picker.^ The most important thing for me, functioning on a film, is to make sure everybody is very relaxed -- and that is my responsibility, but also of the whole crew.

^ They flocked to the cinemas, Dirty Harry's dialogue passed into common parlance, and it now occupies an important if uneasy place in film history.
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.He sold the rights to the film and the third film (which was yet to be written let alone made) in advance in the states for $900,000, advancing $500,000 up front and the right to half of the profits.^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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^ Had Eastwood made a film about how the photo was used for purposes of propaganda, I’d be right with him.
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^ They come up with the demographics for the film and then the film is made and sold strictly to that audience.

[41][42]
Set of The Good, Bad and the Ugly in Almeria today
.In January 1966, Eastwood met with producer Dino De Laurentiis in New York City and agreed to star in a non-Western five-part anthology production named Le streghe or The Witches opposite his wife, actress Silvana Mangano.^ Movie producer Dino De Laurentiis, the man behind hits including Death Wish and Hannibal, gave Eastwood Berlinetta Ferrari while he filmed The Witches in Rome in 1966.
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^ In January 2005 at National Board of Review awards dinner in New York City, Eastwood stated that he would kill the liberal filmmaker Michael Moore if ever Moore showed up at his home with a camera, probably a reference to Moore's controversial interview with Eastwood's friend, the movie star and Second Amendment advocate Charlton Heston for the movie Bowling for Columbine.
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^ Synopsis: This Dino De Laurentiis production from 1965 is actually an anthology of five different directors' work, each telling their own stories about witches.
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[43] Eastwood's nineteen minute installment only took a few days to shoot and was not met well with critics, who described it as "no other performance of his is quite so 'un-Clintlike' ", with the New York Times disparaging it as a "throwaway De Sica".[44]
.Two months after his De Sica shoot, Eastwood began working on the third Dollars film, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in which he again played the mysterious Man With No Name character.^ Eastwood's Man With No Name in the Leone films had no such scruples.

^ Clint's the best of the good, the bad and not ugly!
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^ After attaining minor fame in the TV series "Rawhide," Eastwood became a star in the wake of director Sergio Leone's spaghetti Western trilogy A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
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.Lee Van Cleef was brought in again to play a ruthless fortune seeker, while Eli Wallach, a character actor noted for his appearance in The Magnificent Seven (1960), was hired to play the cunning Mexican bandit "Tuco", although the role was originally written for Volontè, who passed on working with Leone again.^ (Clint has only ever played, besides kid in “Rawhide,” “Dirty Harry,” who is modern version of “Man With No Name,” aka, “Blondie,” in Leone’s GB&U;, wherein Eli Wallach easily steals that show, along with late Lee Van Cleef, who on his own steals “For a Few Dollars More” from Clint.
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^ Jonathan Hemlock ( Eastwood ) is a professor of art history who formerly had a deadly secret life; he was a hired assassin working with an international intelligence organization.
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^ The series turned him into a household name and brought him to the attention of Sergio Leone, who cast him in the first instalment of the Dollars trilogy in 1964.
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[45] .The three become involved in a search for a buried cache of confederate gold buried in a cemetery by a man named Jackson, in hiding as Bill Carson.^ Here he searches for a cache of stolen gold against rivals the Bad ( Lee Van Cleef ), a ruthless bounty hunter, and  Read More .
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^ He wore the same poncho, without ever having washed it, in all three of his "Man with No Name" Westerns.
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.Eastwood was not initially pleased with the script and was concerned he might be upstaged by Wallach, and said to Leone, "In the first film I was alone.^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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^ Eastwood's Man With No Name in the Leone films had no such scruples.

^ Eastwood’s first film under this companies name was Hang ‘Em High (1968) .
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In the second, we were two. Here we are three. If it goes on this way, in the next one I will be starring with the American cavalry".[45]
Eastwood wearing the poncho and hat in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
.Filming began at the Cinecittà studio in Rome again in mid-May 1966, including the opening scene between Clint and Wallach when The Man With No Name captures Tuco for the first time and sends him to jail.^ Eastwood's Man With No Name in the Leone films had no such scruples.

^ Login or register to post comments The man with no name speaks .
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^ Adapting the amorally enigmatic and violent Man With No Name  Read More .
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[46] The production then moved on to Spain's plateau region near Burgos in the north, which would double for the extreme deep south of the United States, and again shot the western scenes in Almeria in the south.[47] .This time the production required more elaborate sets, including a town under cannon fire, an extensive prison camp and an American Civil War battlefield; and for the climax, several hundred Spanish soldiers were employed to build a cemetery with several thousand grave stones to resemble an ancient Roman circus.^ When the movies came out, they were actually more revered—at least for that time—than American-made Westerns.
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^ Both films were shot back-to-back at faraway locations under grueling conditions, both involved experimentation by Eastwood's team with digital cameras, both required far more extensive visual effects than Eastwood normally deals with, and both brought the filmmaker into the digital intermediate process for the first time.
  • How Clint Eastwood incorporated digital elements into Letters from Iwo Jima and Flags of Our Fathers. 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC digitalcontentproducer.com [Source type: General]

^ However, I also believe that the solution to these bad economic times is more accountability, personal responsibility, and moral conduct with everything we do, and this requires patience and commitment.
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[47]
"Westerns. A period gone by, the pioneer, the loner operating by himself, without benefit of society. .It usually has something to do with some sort of vengeance; he takes care of the vengeance himself, doesn't call the police.^ He didn't take care of himself - he was a confirmed smoker, a heavy drinker - and yet he lived to be more than eighty.

Like Robin Hood. It's the last masculine frontier. Romantic myth. .I guess, though it's hard to think about anything romantic today.^ What he thinks about apartheid or Mandela or anything else you never learn.

^ Does anything bother you about the state of movies today?
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In a Western you can think, Jesus, there was a time when man was alone, on horseback, out there where man hasn't spoiled the land yet"
Clint Eastwood on his philosophical allurance to portraying western loners[48]
.The Dollars trilogy was not shown in the United States until 1967. A Fistful of Dollars opened in January, For a Few Dollars More in May and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in December 1967.[49] The trilogy was publicised as James Bond -type entertainment and all films were successful in American cinemas and turned Eastwood into a major film star in 1967, particularly the The Good, the Bad and the Ugly which eventually collected $8 million in rental earnings.^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
  • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ JM: All that changed after the three Sergio Leone films [Fistful of Dollars, 1964; For a Few Dollars More, 1965; and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 1966].

^ Two other successful spaghetti Westerns by Leone followed: For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
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[49] .However, upon release, all three were generally given bad reviews by critics (despite the select few American critics who had seen the films in Italy previously having a positive outlook) and marked the beginning of Eastwood's battle to win the respect of American film critics.^ Thoughts on the few films I have seen?
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^ Then in 2008, Eastwood was publicly criticized by director Spike Lee for not presenting a single black character in either Iwo Jima film, despite their active participation in the battle.

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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[50] .Judith Crist described A Fistful of Dollars as "cheapjack" while Newsweek described For a Few Dollars More as "excruciatingly dopey" and Renata Adler of the New York Times describing it as "the most expensive, pious and repellent movie in the history of its peculiar genre".[50] However while Time highlighted the wooden acting, especially Eastwood's, critics such as Vincent Canby and Bosley Crowther of the New York Times were highly praising of Eastwood's coolness playing the tall, lone stranger; and Leone's unique style of cinematography was widely acclaimed, even by some critics who disliked the acting.^ "Eastwood doesn't act in motion pictures, he is framed in them," Vincent Canby wrote in The New York Times in 1968.
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^ Eastwood: Most of the time.

^ Eastwood: A few times.

[50]
.Eastwood spent much of late 1966 and 1967 dubbing for the English-language version of the films and being interviewed, something which left him feeling angry and frustrated.^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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^ He has spent long hours studying the psyche of Frank Horrigan, and he taunts Horrigan (feeling that there is a bond between them), telling him of his plans to kill the president.
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^ He may be the "good guy" in films like Hang 'em High (1967) or Dirty Harry (1971) but only because the bad guys are much, much worse.

[51] .Stardom brought more roles in the "tough guy" mold and Irving Leornard (who would later pass away at Christmas 1969) gave him a script to a new film, the American revisionist western Hang 'Em High, a cross between Rawhide and Leone's westerns, written by Mel Goldberg and produced by Leonard Freeman.^ Hang 'Em High (1968) 31.
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^ He said he’d never thought about making a film about Mandela until Freeman sent him the script, and even then, the decision to do it wasn’t based on anything other than that he thought it would make a good movie.
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^ After attaining minor fame in the TV series "Rawhide," Eastwood became a star in the wake of director Sergio Leone's spaghetti Western trilogy A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
  • Clint Eastwood DVDs, Clint Eastwood DVD Rentals, Rent Clint Eastwood Movies at Netflix Today 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.netflix.com [Source type: General]

[51] .Eastwood signed for the film with a salary of $400,000 and 25% of the net earnings to the film, playing the character of Cooper, a man accused by vigilantes of a cow baron's murder and lynched and left for dead and later seeks revenge.^ He last played Harry Callahan aged 57 in The Dead Pool (1988), which was the age the character was supposed to be in the first film according to the original screenplay.
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^ They hang Cooper and leave him for dead, but he is rescued by Deputy U.S. Marshal Bliss (Ben Johnson) and later cleared by Judge Fenton (Pat Hingle).
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^ He would later be considered to play Batman as an older man before Warner Brothers decided to proceed with Batman Begins (2005).
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[52] .With the wealth generated by the Dollars trilogy, Leonard helped set up a new production company for Eastwood, Malpaso Productions, something he had long yearned for and was named after a river on Eastwood's property in Monterey County.^ Is his production company, Malpaso .
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^ His production company is Malpaso Productions, which he formed in 1968.
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^ Returning to Hollywood, Eastwood formed his own production company, Malpaso, and signed on to make Hang 'Em High (1968), as a man who survives his own hanging and wreaks revenge on the nine men responsible.
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[53] .Leonard became the company's president and arranged for Hang 'Em High to be a joint production with United Artists.^ Returning to Hollywood, Eastwood formed his own production company, Malpaso, and signed on to make Hang 'Em High (1968), as a man who survives his own hanging and wreaks revenge on the nine men responsible.
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^ He may be the "good guy" in films like Hang 'em High (1967) or Dirty Harry (1971) but only because the bad guys are much, much worse.

^ He was offered Gregory Peck’s role in Mackenna´s Gold in 1969, but turned it down to make Hang ´Em High in 1968 instead.
  • Clint Eastwood | Trivia | Videos | Trailers | Movies | Biography | Quotes | Clint Eastwood - Information 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC clinteastwood-tribute.com [Source type: General]

[53] .Inger Stevens of The Farmer's Daughter fame was cast to play the role of Rachel Warren with a supporting cast which included Pat Hingle, Dennis Hopper, Ed Begley, Bruce Dern and James MacArthur.^ Actors: Clint Eastwood , Inger Stevens , Ed Begley, Sr.
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^ Genre: Western / Drama Director: Ted Post Cast: Clint Eastwood , Inger Stevens , Ed Begley , Pat Hingle , James MacArthur , Arlene Golonka , Bruce Dern , Dennis Hopper , Ruth White , Ben Johnson , Charles McGraw , Alan Hale Jr. James Westerfield , L.Q. Jones , Joseph Sirola Rancher Jed Cooper (Clint Eastwood) is accosted by nine men, led by Captain Wilson (Ed Begley), and accused of stealing his neighbor's cattle and killing him.
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.Filming began in June 1967 in the Las Cruces area of New Mexico, and additional scenes were shot at White Sands and in the interiors were shot in MGM studios.^ Freeman’s occupational association with South Africa began with a role in the 1992 film “The Power of One,” the pious tale of a white boy coming to enlightenment in apartheid South Africa.

^ The film's money shots come at the end when blacks and whites cheer and embrace.

[54] .The film became a major success after release in July 1968 and with an opening day revenue of $5,241 in Baltimore alone, it became the biggest United Artists opening in history, exceeding all of the James Bond films at that time.^ Clint Eastwood will definitely go down in cinema history as one of the greatest actor/directors of all time.
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^ Again, after you've gone through all the various processes and the film comes out and is very successful, you're almost afraid to revisit it.

^ Eastwood was only two rankings behind his own all-time favorite film actor, James Cagney .
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[55] .It debuted at number five on Variety's weekly survey of top films and had made its money back within two weeks of screening.^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ There was a period around ’96-’98 that I started renting Eastwood films like crazy, one or two a week or even three on a weekend.
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^ Between 1970 and 1971 Clint made five films: Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) , Kellys Heroes (1970) , The Beguiled (1971) (another collaboration with Siegel), Play Misty For Me (1971) and Dirty Harry (1971) .
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[55] It was widely praised by critics including Arthur Winsten of the New York Post who described Hang 'Em High as "A Western of quality, courage, danger and excitement".[56]
.Meanwhile, before Hang 'Em High had been released, Eastwood had set to work on Coogan's Bluff, a project which saw him reunite with Universal Studios after an offer of $1 million, more than doubling his previous salary.^ After graduating from high school in 1949, Eastwood worked variously as a gas station attendant, a bar-room piano player and a firefighter before being drafted for a short time during the Korean War (he never saw action).
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^ From his working-class childhood and upbringing, Eastwood the artist drew upon a perspective that was often far more archetypically middle-American than those of other California-born actors and directors.
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^ Returning to Hollywood, Eastwood formed his own production company, Malpaso, and signed on to make Hang 'Em High (1968), as a man who survives his own hanging and wreaks revenge on the nine men responsible.
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[55] .Jennings Lang was responsible for the deal, a former agent of a director called Don Siegel, a Universal contract director who was invited to direct Eastwood's second major American film.^ All this domestic conviviality is a refreshing change for Eastwood, who was sued twice - and excoriated in a book - by his former lover Sondra Locke.

^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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.Eastwood was not familiar with Siegel's work but Lang arranged for them to meet at Clint's residence in Carmel.^ PLAYBOY: If you look at the work of Clint Eastwood, director and actor, do you see many common threads?
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^ Play Misty For Me (1971) was set in Carmel, CA, where Clint Eastwood lived and became mayor in 1986.
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^ Synopsis: The Beguiled is a Freudian mood piece from the team of actor Clint Eastwood and director Don Siegel .
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.Eastwood had now seen three of Siegel's earlier films and was impressed with his directing and the two became natural friends, forming a close partnership in the years that followed.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ All three films were hits, particularly the third, and Eastwood became an instant international star, redefining the traditional image of the American cowboy (though his character was actually a gunslinger).
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[57] .The idea for Coogan's Bluff originated in early 1967 as a TV series and the first draft was drawn up by Herman Miller and Jack Laird, screenwriters for Rawhide.^ Many B-movies later, he moved to New York and gained recognition as the trail boss Rowdy Yates in the successful TV series "Rawhide" (1959-66).

^ The boots that he wore in Unforgiven (1992) are the same ones he wore in the TV series "Rawhide" (1959).
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^ The boots that he wore in Unforgiven (1992) are the same ones he wore in the TV series Rawhide (1959).
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[58] .It is about a character called Sheriff Walt Coogan, a lonely deputy sheriff working in New York City.^ Coogan’s Bluff (1968) would still see Eastwood as a “cowboy” but this time in the urban setting of New York City.
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^ About that team name: The South African national teams have been called the Springboks since time immemorial (New Zealand is known as the All Blacks).

.After Siegel and Eastwood had agreed to work together, Howard Rodman and three other writers were hired to devise a new script as the new team scouted for locations including New York and the Mojave Desert.^ That decision launched Eastwood's team into consecutive shoots in Iceland for Flags ; limited shooting [due to Japanese government restrictions] on the island of Iwo Jima for both films; and inside caves in the Mojave Desert; among other locations, for Letters .
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^ One of the strange things about the current enshrinement of The Shawshank Redemption is how rarely anyone recalls that Stephen King lifted most of his plot from this hugely underrated 1979 teaming of Eastwood and Don Siegel, their final work together.

^ Eastwood has always been very fitness conscious and has worked out heavily many hours a week with weights and other training methods throughout his life.
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[57] .However, Eastwood surprised the team one day by calling an abrupt meeting and professed that he strongly disliked the script, which by now had gone through seven drafts, preferring Herman Miller's original concept.^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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^ It's typical of Eastwood, however, that the next day he was up early to do interviews with journalists, which he does with great courtesy and minimum fuss.

^ Through the many years we have watch him entertain us one thing can be said about him, Clint Eastwood is a presents!
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[57] .This experience would also shape Eastwood's distaste for redrafting scripts in his later career.^ What's so great and unique about Eastwood is you could have separate threads like this for his acting and directing careers, and both would be perfectly legitimate.
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^ On the proviso that Freeman would play Madiba, Eastwood undertook to direct it from a script written by another South African living and working in Hollywood, Antony Peckham.

^ I find it amusing that people are compaining about Clint Eastwood being a liberal and wondering why he would care about the Republicans.
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[57] .Eastwood and Siegel decided to hire a new writer, Dean Riesner, who had written for Siegel in the Henry Fonda TV film Stranger on the Run some years previously.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ Jonathan Hemlock ( Eastwood ) is a professor of art history who formerly had a deadly secret life; he was a hired assassin working with an international intelligence organization.
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^ As a filmmaker, Eastwood learned his lessons from the best of his previous directors, Don Siegel and Sergio Leone , who knew just when to add some stylistic or visual flourish to an otherwise straightforward scene, and also understood the effect of small nuances on the big screen.
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.Don Stroud was cast as the psychopathic criminal Coogan is chasing, Lee J. Cobb as the disagreeable New York City Police Department lieutenant, Susan Clark as a probation officer who falls for Coogan and Tisha Sterling playing the drug addicted lover of Don Stroud's character.^ This is a guy who's having bureaucratic obstacles thrown up within the police force, judicial system, city politics and all that.
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^ I remember (living in New York) in the early 1970's and seeing to my horror, how many NYPD police officers were being blown away every week.
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^ You remember the one, where the guy is a New York journalist who goes into Cambodia.
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[59] .Filming began in November 1967 even before the full script had been finalized.^ "I always felt that Morgan was the ideal guy and should play Nelson Mandela, even before there was a script," Eastwood said.

[59] .The film was controversial for its portrayal of violence, but it had launched a collaboration between Eastwood and Siegel that lasted more than ten years, and set the prototype for the macho hero that Eastwood would play in the Dirty Harry films.^ The film was called Dirty Harry .
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^ I've been watching Eastwood closely in the Dirty Harry films and he seems a little shorter than ten years earlier.
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^ Eastwood as "Dirty" Harry Callahan That same year he made a film which would take Eastwood from stardom to superstardom.
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.Eastwood was paid $850,000 in 1968 for the war epic Where Eagles Dare opposite Richard Burton.^ Eastwood’s next two films would be a war movie with Richard Burton entitled Where Eagles Dare (1968) , which was nothing more then a straight forward shoot’em up movie, and the terrible musical-comedy Paint Your Wagon (1969) .
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^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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^ He next starred in his first bona fide blockbuster, "Where Eagles Dare" (1968), a World War II espionage actioner that followed a group of British special forces lead by a secretive major (Richard Burton) on a dangerous operation behind German lines to rescue a captured American general (Robert Beatty).

[60] .However, Eastwood initially expressed that the script drawn up by Alistair Mclean was "terrible" and was "all exposition and complications".[60] The film was about a World War II squad parachuting into a Gestapo stronghold in the mountains, reachable only by cable car, with Burton playing the squad's commander and Eastwood his right-hand man.^ World War II was 4 years long.
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Dirty Harry, the 1971 film about Harry Callahan, a San Francisco detective who takes the law into his own hands, not only launched three sequels but, to the amazement of Eastwood and Siegel, also seized the mood of many Americans who were as enraged about urban violence as they were about a legal system that failed to control thugs.
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^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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.He was also cast as Two-Face in the Batman television series, but the series was cancelled before he played the part.^ He was going to play the villain Two-Face on the “Batman” (1966) TV series, but before the project began it was canceled.
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^ He was going to play the villain "Two-Face" on the "Batman" (1966) TV series, but the show was canceled before the project began.
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^ After his arrival, he played small roles in several Universal features (he's the pilot of the plane that napalms the giant spider at the end of Tarantula [1955]) before achieving some limited star status on the television series Rawhide .
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.In 1969, Eastwood branched out by starring in his only musical, Paint Your Wagon.^ But certainly Sinatra wasn't worried - on Paint Your Wagon (1969).
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^ In 1969 he was paid $750,000.00 for Paint Your Wagon.
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^ Paint Your Wagon (1969) .
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.He and fellow non-singer Lee Marvin played gold miners who share the same wife (played by Jean Seberg).^ He did, however, get a chink in his armor from his next film, "Paint Your Wagon" (1969) a much-maligned, but ultimately enjoyable Western musical set during the California gold rush about two prospectors (Eastwood and Lee Marvin) who somehow wind up married to the same woman (Jean Seberg).

^ He made his directorial debut with Play Misty for Me in 1971, the same year he made his bow as Dirty Harry, the Magnum-toting cop who cemented his reputation as a superstar.

^ Actors: Lee Marvin , Clint Eastwood , Jean Seberg , Ray Walston , Harve Presnell .
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.Production for the film was plagued with bad weather and delays and the future of the director's career (Joshua Logan) was in doubt.^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ "I was away shooting Where Eagles Dare, and they flew over (Alan Jay Lerner and director Joshua Logan) and talked me back," he sighs, nearly 40 years later the film is still not to his liking.

^ I remember seeing that Great Film maker Michael Moore yelling at Wolf Blitzer about how bad the Veterans Health care is.
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[61] It was extremely high budget for this period and eventually exceeded $20 million.[61] .Although the film received mixed reviews, it was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ He scored another honor in 2009 with a Golden Globe nod as Best Director for Invictus.
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^ First with his western, Unforgiven (1992), which garnered him an Oscar for best director and producer of the best picture, and nomination for best actor.
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1970s

.In 1970, Eastwood starred in the western, Two Mules for Sister Sara with Shirley MacLaine.^ I was working with Don at that time on Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970).
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^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ He began a partnership with action director Don Siegel, making such successes as Coogan's Bluff, Two Mules for Sister Sara, The Beguiled and Dirty Harry.
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.The film, directed by Siegel, is a story about an American mercenary who gets mixed up with a whore disguised as a nun and aid a group of Juarista rebels during the puppet reign of Emperor Maximilian in Mexico.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ John Wayne, who actually shot more native Americans (I would watch some Eastwood movies before making this statement about Eastwood whose protagonists were mostly everyone else except this indigenous group), made a similarly reflective piece called the Shootist as his last film.
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^ Carlin, who knew of Freeman’s desire to make a film about Mandela, told him the story of Playing the Enemy, which had not yet been published.

.The film saw Eastwood embody the tall mysterious stranger once more, although the film was considerably less crude and more sardonic than those of Leone.^ Eastwood's films have never been more interesting.
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^ Though some saw the mystery thriller as a fair notch in Eastwood's belt, many complained that the film was simply too routine, and the elegiac movie quickly faded at the box office.
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^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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[62] The film, which took four months to shoot and cost around $4 million to make,[63] received mixed reviews, and Roger Greenspun of the New York Times reported, I'm not sure it is a great movie, but it is very good and it stays and grows on the mind the way only movies of exceptional narrative intelligence do".[64]
.Later in 1970 he appeared in the World War II movie, Kelly's Heroes with Donald Sutherland and Telly Savalas.^ World War II was 4 years long.
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^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ Eastwood will next take the director's chair in the World War II dramas, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima.
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.The film, which stars Eastwood as one of a group of Americans who steal a fortune in bullion from the Nazis, combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.^ Eastwood starred in many of these films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), plus Bronco Billy (1980) and Honkytonk Man (1982)—which spoofed Eastwood's tough-guy persona—and the mystical Western Pale Rider (1985).
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^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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It was last non-Malpaso film that Clint agreed to appear in.[65] .The filming commenced in July 1969 and was shot on location in Yugoslavia and London.^ Before postproduction on Invictus wrapped earlier this fall, he was already shooting a new film on location in Paris and London.

^ Shot entirely on location in South Africa, "Invictus" looks so natural and realistic that it will strike no one as a film dependent upon CGI and visual effects.

[63] Directed by Brian G. Hutton, the film involved hundreds of extras and dangerous special effects. .The climax to the film echoes that of his Dollars films when he advances in lockstep on a German tiger tank on the street of a small European town, with a Morricone-esque soundtrack by Lalo Schifrin.^ The film is about a mysterious man who wanders into a small town begins to take over.
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[63] The film received mostly a positive reception and its anti-war sentiments were recognized.[65] The film has a respectable 83% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[66]
.In the winter of 1969-70, Eastwood and Siegel began planning his next film, The Beguiled.^ He began a partnership with action director Don Siegel, making such successes as Coogan's Bluff, Two Mules for Sister Sara, The Beguiled and Dirty Harry.
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^ Synopsis: The Beguiled is a Freudian mood piece from the team of actor Clint Eastwood and director Don Siegel .
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^ Unfortunately it failed to click with the public, compelling Eastwood to temporarily return to his old crash-bang-pow formula in his next few films.
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.Jennings Lang was inspired by the 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan and in passing the book to Eastwood he was engrossed throughout the night in reading the tale of a wounded Union soldier held captive by the sexually repressed matron of a southern girls' school.^ John McBurney, a wounded Union soldier during the Civil War, who takes refuge in a prim-and-proper Southern girl's school run by Martha Farnsworth ( Geraldine Page ).  Read More .
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^ The Beguiled (1971, DON SIEGEL) "We did everything we could to make it as true to the book as possible and not sugar coat it," recalls Eastwood of this adaptation of Thomas Cullinan's eerie Civil War set novel.

^ Clint Eastwood stars as a wounded Yankee soldier who seeks refuge in an all-girl's school in the South.
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[67] .This was the first of several films where Eastwood has agreed to storylines where he is the centre of female attention, including minors.^ EASTWOOD: I've had several films that were disappointing.
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^ Both films dominated the Oscars, their wins including best picture and director for Eastwood.

^ I myself believe that that Eastwood cannot be fairly labled "racist" by Lee, because a minority was in fact represented in the film.
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[67] .The film, according to Siegel, deals with the themes of sex, violence and vengeance and was based around, "the basic desire of women to castrate men".[68] The film later received major recognition in France and is considered one of Eastwood's finest works by the French.^ In one scene, as if to counter arguments that he's too old to play men who sleep with much younger women, Eastwood filmed himself standing half-naked in front of a mirror.

^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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^ This was the fourth time that Eastwood had worked with director Don Siegel, and the pairing clearly works well, augmented here by a snazzy score by Lalo Schifrin.
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[69] .However, although the film reached number two on Variety's chart of top grossing films, it was poorly marketed and in the end grossed less than $1 million.^ In January of this year, on the eve of his 79th birthday and less than two months before starting the Invictus shoot, he was busy promoting Gran Torino, which became the highest-grossing film of his career as actor or director.

^ Dedicated to his directorial mentors, "Sergio" (Leone) and "Don" (Siegel), the film was a solid commercial hit, grossing over $100 million over the course of its long run.

^ Also, however they film it and whatever way he decided to play it, Eastwood looked younger on the recent Ellen interview than he did in Grand Tarino.
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According to Eastwood and Jennings Lang, the film, aside from being poorly publicized, flopped due to Clint being "emasculated in the film".[70]
."Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino play losers very well.^ She plays the victim very well.
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^ We heard you playing piano the other day and you play very well.
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But my audience like to be in there vicariously with a winner. That isn't always popular with critics. .My characters have sensitivity and vulnerabilities, but they're still winners.^ Eastwood has stated, "My characters are usually calloused men with a sensitive spot for right and wrong."

I don't pretend to understand losers. .When I read a script about a loser I think of people in life who are losers and they seem to want it that way.^ Who cares what they think?
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^ Not the way you people think, anyway.

^ Those who want to hear his opinions are welcome to do so, but many people at this stage in his life probably couldn't care less what he has to say.
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It's a compulsive philosophy with them. Winners tell themselves, I'm as bright as the next person. I can do it. Nothing can stop me." - Eastwood on his role in The Beguiled.
.1971 proved to be a professional turning point in Eastwood's career.^ And the pictures that were turning points in my career, such as Fistful of Dollars, were against the fad.
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[71] .Before Irving Leonard had died, the last film they had discussed at Malpaso was to give Eastwood the artistic control that he desired and make his directorial debut in Play Misty for Me.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ John Wayne, who actually shot more native Americans (I would watch some Eastwood movies before making this statement about Eastwood whose protagonists were mostly everyone else except this indigenous group), made a similarly reflective piece called the Shootist as his last film.
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^ Korea was there too as well as the easly spotted Dirty Harry, Million Dollar Baby as well as Play Misty for Me, not to mention that Eastwoods two sons feature in the movie too.
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[72] .The script was originally thought of by Jo Heims, about a jazz disc jockey named Dave (Eastwood) who has a casual affair with Evelyn (Jessica Walter), one of his listeners who had been calling the radio station repeatedly at night asking him to play her favourite song, Erroll Garner's Misty.^ Eastwood plays Frank Horrigan, a secret service agent who keeps thinking back to November 22, 1963, when, as an agent hand-picked by President Kennedy, he became one of the few agents to have lost a president to an assassin.
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^ In one scene, as if to counter arguments that he's too old to play men who sleep with much younger women, Eastwood filmed himself standing half-naked in front of a mirror.

^ A Swedish metal band is named after him: The Clint Eastwood Experiences.
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.When Dave ends their relationship the female fan becomes possessive and then violent, turning into a crazed murderess.^ As Dis become more mainline, that could turn into a significant savings for this kind of work.” .
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^ He directed his first movie, the thriller Play Misty for Me (1971), in which he played a man being stalked by a crazed female admirer whose obsession with him turns from seductive to violent.
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[73] .Filming commenced in Monterey in September 1970, with Eastwood obtaining the rights to Misty after meeting Garner at the Concord Music Festival in 1970 and paying $2,000 for the use of the song The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ Son of Clinton Eastwood (11 June 1906 - 22 July 1970) and wife Margaret Ruth Runner (1 September 1909 - 7 February 2006).
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^ His name is used as the title of the hit Gorillaz song and video "Clint Eastwood" (2001).
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[74] .The film was highly acclaimed by critics, with critics such as Jay Cocks in Time, Andrew Sarris in the Village Voice and Archer Winsten in the New York Post all praising Eastwood's directorial skills and the film, including his performance in the scenes with Walter.^ It's all in the performances that make the film for me.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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[75]
Eastwood as Inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry
."I know what you're thinking — 'Did he fire six shots or only five?'^ You're going to get that crowd and that crowd only.
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^ Eastwood only you know when to stop.
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^ If you can go through a movie and lose your temper only once or twice, you're lucky.
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.Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself.^ Man: Well we KNOW what you are; all that remains to be decided is how much!
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^ "And I've probably bored my kids to tears by telling them that over and over, but I believe that if you strive to be the best that you can be, you will find, in some way, that things will happen for you."

^ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Dirty Harry "You've got to ask yourself a question: 'do I feel lucky?'
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.But, being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?'^ And once you've got it, once you feel it, you can't second-guess yourself.
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^ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Dirty Harry "You've got to ask yourself a question: 'do I feel lucky?'
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^ Only if you feel lucky.
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.Well, do ya, punk?"^ Well, do ya, punk?"
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^ Well Do Ya Punk.
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Dirty Harry
.The script to Dirty Harry was originally written by Harry Julian and Rita M. Fink, a story about a hard-edged New York City police inspector Harry Callahan, determined to stop a psychotic killer by any means at his disposal.^ In the 1971 film Dirty Harry, he plays Inspector Harry Callahan.
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^ Originally written by Harry Julian Fink and called Dead Right, Harry could have been anyone, in any city.

^ That same year, he played the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Eastwood one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
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[76] .Dirty Harry is arguably Eastwood's most memorable character and the lines that Callahan utters when addressing a wounded bank robber are often cited amongst the most memorable in cinematic history (see box).^ Harry Callahan (Eastwood, in a role meant for Frank Sinatra) is a sardonic, hard-working San Francisco cop who can't finish his lunch without having to foil a bank robbery with his 44 Magnum, "the most powerful handgun in the world."
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^ Synopsis: Number three in the Dirty Harry series, The Enforcer equips macho cop Harry Callahan ( Clint Eastwood ) with a female assistant, Kate Moore ( Tyne Daly ).
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^ In a role that was originally slated for Frank Sinatra Eastwood made it his own and made Dirty Harry Callahan one of the most popular and famous characters in movie history.
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.The film has been credited with inventing the "loose-cannon cop genre" that is imitated to this day.^ That same year, he played the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Eastwood one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
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^ It has so much, in fact, that it would be easy to write it off as gritty-cop-movie clich, were it not for the fact that Dirty Harry practically invented the genre.
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^ The result, eventually, was his first film as director and star, Play Misty for Me, and a series of his own westerns, which were among the best of the genre since the great days of Hawks and Ford.

.Eastwood's tough, no-nonsense portrayal of Dirty Harry touched a cultural nerve with many who were fed up with crime in the streets and at a time when there were prevalent reports of local and federal police committing atrocities and overstepping their authority by entrapment and obstruction of justice.^ There was no reason it shouldn't be on time," says Eastwood.

^ "Everybody there was on a no-nonsense road," asserts Eastwood.

^ I understand why Dirty Harry entered the popular culture the way it did, but I don't think it's the work of art that The Beguiled is.
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[77] .After release in December 1971, Dirty Harry proved a phenonemal success which would be go on to become Siegel's highest grossing film and the start of a series of films which is arguably Eastwood's signature role, with fans demanding more.^ In the 1971 film Dirty Harry, he plays Inspector Harry Callahan.
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^ Eastwood's films have never been more interesting.
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^ Dirty Harry, the 1971 film about Harry Callahan, a San Francisco detective who takes the law into his own hands, not only launched three sequels but, to the amazement of Eastwood and Siegel, also seized the mood of many Americans who were as enraged about urban violence as they were about a legal system that failed to control thugs.
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.Although a number of critics such as Jay Cocks of Time praised his performance as Dirty Harry, describing him as "giving his best performance so far, tense, tough, full of implicit identification with his character",[78] the film was widely criticized and accused of fascism through Eastwood's portrayal of the ruthless cop.^ He began a partnership with action director Don Siegel, making such successes as Coogan's Bluff, Two Mules for Sister Sara, The Beguiled and Dirty Harry.
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^ Dirty Harry is a great example of how an actor can make a role his own; the part was originally offered to Frank Sinatra, then passed through the hands of John Wayne and Paul Newman, before Eastwood got hold of it.
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^ That same year, he played the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Eastwood one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
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Feminists in particular were outraged by the film and at the Oscars for 1971 protested outside holding up banners which read messages such as "Dirty Harry is a Rotten Pig".[79]
.Eastwood next starred in the loner Western Joe Kidd, released in 1972. Originally called The Sinola Courthouse Raid, it was about a character inspired by Reies Lopez Tijerina, an ardent supporter of Robert F. Kennedy, known for storming a courthouse in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico in an incident in June 1967, taking hostages and demanding that the Hispanic people be granted their ancestral lands back to them.^ Joe Kidd (1972) 37.
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^ He was in Joe Kidd and Any Which Way You Can, is listed as 6'4, and seemed a literal hair taller than Eastwood.
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^ Clint Eastwood stars as Kelly, a former lieutenant whose illusions about the  Read More .
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.Under the director's helm of John Sturges, who had directed acclaimed westerns such as The Magnificent Seven (1960), filming began in Old Tucson in November 1971, overlapping with another film production, John Huston's The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, which was just wrapping up shooting.^ Or maybe just shoot up the place?
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^ Many saw his critically championed 1988 film Bird , starring Forest Whitaker (on the life of Charlie "Bird" Parker), as the direct product of this interest.
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^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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[80] Outdoor sequences to the film were shot near June Lake, east of the Yosemite National Park.[80]
Old Tucson Studios
."I think it is a very good performance in context.^ And yeah, White Hunter Black Heart is a very good film with one of Clint's most overlooked performances.
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^ He's too good an actor not to be performing but, by the same token, he probably thinks that's enough.
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.Like so many Western heroes, Joe Kidd figures even in his own time as an anachronism — powerful through his instincts mainly, and through the ability of everybody else, whether in rage or gratitude, to recognize in him a quality that must be called virtue.^ Also the last time people called him an anti-semite he set the box office on fire.
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^ Through the many years we have watch him entertain us one thing can be said about him, Clint Eastwood is a presents!
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^ Alongside Unforgiven, the grand conclusion, The Outlaw Josey Wales is arguably Eastwood's greatest contribution to the western, the genre he wears across him like a poncho.

.The great value of Clint Eastwood in such a position is that he guards his virtue very cannily, and in the society of "Joe Kidd," where the men still manage to tip their hats to the ladies, but just barely, all the Eastwood effects and mannerisms suggest a carefully preserved authenticity."^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ Naturally, managing all this was far more complicated than the workflow Eastwood's team followed on recent dramas such as Mystic River and Million Dollar Baby .
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^ Informed of the compliment Freeman had just paid him as his only choice to direct "Invictus," Eastwood shoots back: "That's very kind of him.

Roger Greenspun, The New York Times, July 20, 1972[81]
.Eastwood was also far from in perfect health during the film and suffered symptoms that relayed the possibility of a bronchial infection and suffered several panic attacks, falsely reported in the media as him having an allergy to horses.^ After roles in a handful of low-budget feature films during the 1950's, Eastwood sidled into unpretentious television stardom over seven years of Rawhide.

^ The film takes place during the troubled event in Grenada and although it was the Army that liberated the students however Eastwood plays it as the Marines.
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^ It's far from perfect but it has a great cast doing their best to make an entertaining film out of an absurd plot.
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[82]Joe Kidd received a mixed reception. .For instance Roger Greenspunof the The New York Times thought the film overall was nothing remarkable and had foolish symbolism and what he suspected was sloppy editing, but praised Eastwood's performance (see box).^ Gran Torino , Eastwood spoke with South Asian news source ANI , recalling with fondness an earlier time, when mocking ethnic minorities was a-ok.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ May 25, 2008 - 07:46 ET by FastEd big orange box, to work, I'm seeing a new side to you Noel.
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.1973 proved another benchmark to Eastwood when he directed his first western, High Plains Drifter.^ Eastwood also found work in American revisionist westerns like High Plains Drifter (1973), which he also directed.
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^ Virtual "auteurist" control has enabled him to make unusual Westerns (HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER, 1973; PALE RIDER, 1985) and cop movies exploring feminist concerns (SUDDEN IMPACT, 1983; TIGHTROPE, 1984).

^ "But it came simply, I did one picture, then I needed to do a Western picture because that's the genre I was brought up in so I did (High Plains Drifter).

.It involves the story of a tall, mysterious stranger arriving in a brooding Western town where the people share a guilty secret.^ Synopsis: A mysterious and possibly otherworldly stranger comes to the rescue of a frontier town in this Western, which was strongly influenced by the George Stevens classic, Shane.
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They hire the stranger to defend the town against three felons soon to be released but fail to recognise that they once killed this stranger in a brutal whipping and that his reappearance is supernatural. The ghostly stranger forces the people to paint the town red and names it "Hell" and seeks revenge. Holes in the plot were filled in with black humor and allegory, influenced by Sergio Leone.[83] .The revisionist film received a mixed reception from critics but was a major box office success.^ The film tanked at the box office and Eastwood was furious with Warner Brothers (his home for over 30 years) for not marketing it properly.
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^ The film received massive critical praise, box office success and many awards and nominations including: nine Academy Awards nominations with four wins (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor [Hackman] and Best Editing), a DGA award for outstanding directorial achievement, and four Golden Globe nominations with two wins for Best Director and Best Supporting Actor.
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^ Both proved to be weak and werent that successful at the box office.
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.A number of critics thought Eastwood's directing was as a derivative as it was expressive with Arthur Knight in Saturday Review remarking that Clint had "absorbed the approaches of Siegel and Leone and fused them with his own paranoid vision of society".[84] Jon Landau of Rolling Stone concurred, remarking that it is his thematic shallowness and verbal archness which is where the film fell apart, yet he expressed approval of the dramatic scenery and cinematography.^ Many saw his critically championed 1988 film Bird , starring Forest Whitaker (on the life of Charlie "Bird" Parker), as the direct product of this interest.
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^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ Release Date: February 10, 2009 Rating : 3 Starring: Clint Eastwood and multiple casts Written by: Various Directed by: Clint Eastwood or Don Siegel Clint Eastwood: American Icon Collection is a compilation of films made for Universal with Clint Eastwood in the lead role between 1968 and 1975.
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[84]
.Eastwood turned his attention towards a script written by Jo Heims about a love blossoming between a middle-aged man and a teenage girl, Breezy.^ EASTWOOD: There are some you turn down because you don't feel instinctively right about the material, or maybe you think you aren't the right guy.
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^ Critics and the public alike loved the chemistry between Eastwood and Bridges, making the film one of the biggest hits of 1974.
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^ Eastwood was 6'4" (193 cm) as a young man, but due to his age and recent back problems he is now (as of 2006) closer to 6'1"(185 cm).
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.During casting for the film, Eastwood met Sondra Locke for the first time, an actress who would play a major role in many of his films for the next ten years and an important figure in his life.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ That same year, he played the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Eastwood one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
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^ I was doing a film years ago in Las Vegas called The Gauntlet (1977), and I was with a friend of mine I've known for many years — he's deceased now — named Al Silvani, who was a fight trainer.
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[85] .However, Locke, who was 26 at this time was considered too old for the Breezy part and after much auditioning, a young dark-haired actress named Kay Lenz, who had recently appeared in American Graffiti, was cast.^ PLAYBOY: In terms of casting women, you rarely seemed to go after conventional beauties: Geraldine Page in The Beguiled, Jessica Walter in Play Misty for Me, Kay Lenz in Breezy, Bernadette Peters in Pink Cadillac.
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^ I was the young guy who didn't have to worry too much."

^ However if you had a grandfather that age who had lost that much it would not be normal.
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.Filming for Breezy began in the November of 1972 in Los Angeles.^ Funded in part by the city of Los Angeles, the film charts Hollywood's rapid evolution from a sleepy town to a gleaming center of glamour in the 1950s to its  Read More .
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^ Los Angeles Film Critics Association .
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.With Surtees occupied elsewhere, Frank Stanley was brought in the shoot the picture, the first of four films he would shoot for Malpaso.^ The film would spawn four sequels but the consensus is that the first one is the best.
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^ In 1903, the brothers entered the budding motion picture business, first running a traveling show that brought movies to small towns in the Midwest  Read More .
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^ So we did it in a more linear mode, but adding that first flashback to set what would happen in the film and let the viewer be aware there would be flashbacks.
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[86] .The film was shot very quickly and efficiently and in the end went $1 million under budget and finished three days before schedule.^ As a result, his films consistently finish on schedule and on budget.
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^ This is perhaps best-remembered as the film Cimino directed on time and under budget.

^ I don't want to do films back-to-back like in the old days - preparing one as you're finishing another.

[86] The film was not a major critical or commercial success, it barely reached the Top 50 before disappearing and was only made available on video in 1998.[87]
.After the filming of Breezy had finished, Warner Brothers announced that Eastwood had agreed to reprise his role as Detective Harry Callahan in a sequel to Dirty Harry, running under the title, Vigilance but later changed to Magnum Force given its gun theme.^ In the 1971 film Dirty Harry, he plays Inspector Harry Callahan.
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^ In Magnum Force, the follow-up to Dirty Harry, Eastwood plays Inspector Harry Callahan again.
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^ Dirty Harry, the 1971 film about Harry Callahan, a San Francisco detective who takes the law into his own hands, not only launched three sequels but, to the amazement of Eastwood and Siegel, also seized the mood of many Americans who were as enraged about urban violence as they were about a legal system that failed to control thugs.
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.Writer John Milius came up with a storyline in which a group of rogue young officers in the San Francisco Police Force systematically exterminate the city's worst criminals, portraying the idea that there are worse cops than Dirty Harry.^ That same year, he played the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Eastwood one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
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^ Synopsis: The second Dirty Harry movie, Magnum Force concerns itself with a vigilante group that has targeted notorious scofflaws for extermination.
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^ Korea was there too as well as the easly spotted Dirty Harry, Million Dollar Baby as well as Play Misty for Me, not to mention that Eastwoods two sons feature in the movie too.
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[88] .Filming commenced in late April 1973, and during filming Eastwood encountered numerous disputes with director Ted Post, scarring their relationship for several years.^ EASTWOOD: I've had several films that were disappointing.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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[89] .Although the film was a major success after release, grossing $58.1 million dollars in the United States alone, a new record for Eastwood, it was not a critical success.^ EDITED TO ADD: I'd also say that Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby are the only films from the last fifteen years to deserve their Best Picture wins.
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^ Flags was released in October 2006 to good reviews but it failed to capture everyone like his previous two films ( Mystic River & Million Dollar Baby ) did.
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^ Didn't you see what the right wing attack dogs did to him after the critical acclaim given to his great film, 'Million Dollar baby'??
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[90] New York Times critics such as Nora Sayre criticised the often contradictory moral themes of the film and Frank Rich believed it "was the same old stuff".[90]
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot. .Jeff Bridges was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role opposite Eastwood.^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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^ The chemistry was so good between the two that Bridges was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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The mountainous terrain of Montana can be seen in the background
.In 1974, Eastwood teamed with Jeff Bridges in the buddy action caper Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.^ He had constant quality films over the next few years, teaming up with Jeff Bridges in the buddy action flick Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), and starring the "Dirty Harry" sequels Magnum Force (1973) and The Enforcer (1976/I), and the quintessential western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), the action flick The Gauntlet (1977), and the hugely successful comedy Every Which Way But Loose (1978) with Clyde the orangutan.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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^ Thunderbolt And Lightfoot (1974, MICHAEL CIMINO) "They said the writer wants to direct it himself."

.The film is a road movie about an ex Korean War veteran turned bank robber Thunderbolt (Eastwood) who teams with a young con man drifter, Lightfoot (Bridges) who try to stay ahead of the vengeful ex-members of his gang (George Kennedy and Geoffrey Lewis) in the search for a cash deposit abandoned from an old heist.^ In 1974, Eastwood teamed with a young actor named Jeff Bridges in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.
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^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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.Shot in Great Falls area of Montana, filming for Thunderbolt and Lightfoot was shot between July and September 1973.[91] On release in spring 1974, the film was praised for its offbeat comedy mixed with high suspense and tragedy and Eastwood's acting performance was noted by critics but was overshadowed by Jeff Bridges who stole the show in his performance as Lightfoot.^ Thunderbolt and Lightfoot 1974 R , 114 min.
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^ Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) 59.
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^ He had constant quality films over the next few years, teaming up with Jeff Bridges in the buddy action flick Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), and starring the "Dirty Harry" sequels Magnum Force (1973) and The Enforcer (1976/I), and the quintessential western The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), the action flick The Gauntlet (1977), and the hugely successful comedy Every Which Way But Loose (1978) with Clyde the orangutan.
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.When Bridges was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Eastwood was reportedly fuming at his own lack of Academy Award recognition.^ Eastwood was also nominated for Best Actor.
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^ Malkovich received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
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^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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[92] .Despite critical acclaim, however, the film was only a modest success at the box office, earning $32.4 million.^ The film failed to garner any Academy Award support despite its box office and critical success.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ EDITED TO ADD: I'd also say that Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby are the only films from the last fifteen years to deserve their Best Picture wins.
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[93] .Eastwood was unhappy with the way that United Artists had produced the film and swore "he would never work for United Artists again", and the scheduled two film deal between Malpaso and UA was cancelled.^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ You could think of two of these films (MISTY and BEGUILED) as the kind of thing Clint would do for artistic reasons, in between the Dirty Harry movies and the Man with No Name.
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^ This was an ambitious assignment for Eastwood as he had never dabled in World War II (not from a directing stand point) and his films never seemed to be overly heavy on action.
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[93]
.The The Eiger Sanction was based on a critically acclaimed spy novel by Trevanian.^ Synopsis: Clint Eastwood both directed and starred in this thriller based on a novel by Trevanian.
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.The rights to the film were bought by Universal as early as 1972, soon after the book was published, and was originally a Richard Zanuck and David Brown production.^ Originally Posted by Greg David If it gets released anytime soon.
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^ Clint Eastwood: American Icon Collection revisits previously released DVDs of Eastwood’s early 1970’s Universal films at what will hopefully be an attractive price for fans of his.
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[93] .Paul Newman was intended to the role of Jonathan Hemlock (Eastwood), an assassin turned college art professor who decides to return to his former profession for one last sanction in return for a rare Picasso painting; he must climb the Eiger face in Switzerland and perform the deed under perilous conditions.^ All this domestic conviviality is a refreshing change for Eastwood, who was sued twice - and excoriated in a book - by his former lover Sondra Locke.

^ Learned mountain climbing for The Eiger Sanction (1975) because he felt the scenes were too dangerous for him to pay a stuntman to do for him.
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^ And it is Eastwood's last great turn as an action star that sticks with you: huffing and puffing alongside the motorcade, a superstar revealing an unusually vulnerable side.

.After reading the script, Newman declined, because he believed the film was too violent.^ Gene Hackman was interesting because I gave the Unforgiven (1992) script to his agent and he said no, he didn't want to do anything violent.
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^ I myself believe that that Eastwood cannot be fairly labled "racist" by Lee, because a minority was in fact represented in the film.
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[93] .Mike Hoover, an Academy Award nominated professional mountaineer from Jackson, Wyoming was hired to serve as a mountaineering cinematographer and technical adviser during the shoot.^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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^ The film received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Director.
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^ The film also received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Marcia Gay Harden), and Director.
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He taught Eastwood how to climb over some weeks of preparation in the summer of 1974 in Yosemite. .Filming commenced in Grindelwald, Switzerland on August 12, 1974 with an extensive team of professional climbing experts and advisers on board from America, England, Germany, Switzerland and Canada.^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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[94]
The Eiger
.Despite prior warnings of the perils of the Eiger, the filming crew suffered a number of accidents.^ Production Notes Of the other films, both The Eiger Sanction and The Beguiled contain the theatrical trailers and production notes available on their prior releases.
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.A 27-year old English climber David Knowles, who was acting as body double and photographer was tragically killed during filming, with Hoover narrowly escaping.^ Danimal says on 27/Dec/09 RisingForce says on 26/Dec/09 Danimal, the average height loss for a 70 year old man is 1.2" and the average for an 80 year old man is 2".
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^ As a 70 year old myself, the body starts to talk loud and clear to use in this territory.
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^ Danimal says on 29/Nov/09 Heightcritique says on 27/Nov/09 I don't think Clint has lost much height at 80 years old.
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[95] .Eastwood continued to insist on doing all his own climbing and stunts, despite potentially being just seconds from instant death.^ Old school values, which I think Eastwood is referring to would dictate we all have our own spiritual compass to guide us.
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^ This crap of lets all just be friend shows that the politicians are not doing their jobs.
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^ Eastwood was only two rankings behind his own all-time favorite film actor, James Cagney .
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.Upon its release in May 1975, The Eiger Sanction was a commercial failure, receiving only $23.8 million at the box office and was panned by most critics,[96] with Joy Gould Boyum of the Wall Street Journal remarking that, "the film situates villainy in homosexuals, and physically disabled men".[96] Eastwood blamed Universal Studios for the films poor promotion and turned his back on them, forming a long-lasting agreement with Warner Brothers through Frank Wells that would transcend over 35 years of cinema and remain intact to this day.^ There were some duds, too, including a James Bond-style mishap, The Eiger Sanction(1975).
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^ As a child, Eastwood endured the Great Depression, which in turn left its mark on his later films.
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^ On a much happier note, Eastwood married television news journalist Dina Ruiz, 35 years his junior, and the couple had a baby daughter in December 1996.

[97]
Pahreah site in Utah, filming location of The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
.The story to The Outlaw Josey Wales was inspired by a 1972 novel by an apparent Native Indian uneducated writer Forrest Carter, originally titled Gone to Texas and later retitled The Rebel Outlaw:Josey Wales.^ More than Outlaw Josey Wales .
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^ He had been startled by Forrest Carter's novel (entitled Gone To Texas) this vengeful tale of a farmer who turns guerrilla fighter after his family is massacred in the sunset of the American Civil War, and commissioned Philip Kaufman to write the script.

^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

Later it would be revealed that Forrest Carter's identity was fake, and that the real author was Asa Carter, a onetime racist and supporter of Ku Klux Klan school of politics.[98] .It would be a Western, and the lead character, Josey Wales, is a rebel southerner who refuses to surrender his arms after the American Civil War and is chased across the old southwest by a group of enforcers.^ He had been startled by Forrest Carter's novel (entitled Gone To Texas) this vengeful tale of a farmer who turns guerrilla fighter after his family is massacred in the sunset of the American Civil War, and commissioned Philip Kaufman to write the script.

^ Eastwood directed two important westerns during the revisionist '70's period in American filmmaking, High Plains Drifter (1973) and The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976).
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^ Alongside Unforgiven, the grand conclusion, The Outlaw Josey Wales is arguably Eastwood's greatest contribution to the western, the genre he wears across him like a poncho.

.The characters of Wales, the Cherokee chief, Navajo squaw and the old settler woman and her daughter all appeared in the novel.^ Eastwood only appears at all when Costner suggested he was a perfect fit for old Texas Ranger on his trail, and the director had originally wanted Denzel Washington.

^ JM: What was It like filming True Crime, in which your wife, Dina, your ex-girlfriend Frances Fisher, and your daughter by Fisher all appeared?

[99] .Director Philip Kaufman cast Chief Dan George, who had been nominated for an Academy Award for Supporting Actor in Little Big Man as the old Cherokee Lone Watie.^ He was not nominated for an Academy Award, either as an actor or as a director, until age 62.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ He, Warren Beatty , Robert Redford , Mel Gibson , Richard Attenborough and Kevin Costner are the only directors best known as actors who have won an Academy Award as Best Director.
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.Sondra Locke, also a previous Academy Award nominee was cast by Eastwood against Kaufman's wishes,[100] as the daughter of the old settler woman, Laura Lee.^ Former longtime companion Sondra Locke filed a palimony lawsuit against him after their break-up in 1990.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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.This marked the beginning of a close relationship between Eastwood and Locke that would last six films and the beginning of a raging romance that would last into the late 1980s.^ Over that long career Eastwood had kept his personal life more discreet than most movie stars—until the end of his relationship with Sondra Locke, an actress and director who appeared in six Eastwood films and was his lover and companion for 14 years.
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^ Shortly into 2006 it was announced that Eastwood would also make a film to coincide with Flags of our Fathers .
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^ What especially appealed to Eastwood was the troubled relationship in the film between the burglar and his daughter.
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.The film also featured his real-life seven-year old son Kyle Eastwood.^ Eastwood directed his subsequent feature, A PERFECT WORLD (1993), wherein he portrayed an experienced lawman tracking down a dangerous escaped convict (Kevin Costner) with a seven year-old hostage/companion.

^ A sample of his whistling can be heard on the track "Big Noise" from his son Kyle Eastwood 's jazz CD "Paris Blue" (2004).
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^ After roles in a handful of low-budget feature films during the 1950's, Eastwood sidled into unpretentious television stardom over seven years of Rawhide.

Eastwood's eventual truce with the Native Indians in the finale was seen as an iconic one in relation to the nation's heritage and history
.Principal photography for The Outlaw Josey Wales began in mid-October 1975.[100] A rift between Eastwood and Kaufman developed during the filming and soon after filming moved to Kanab, Utah on October 24, 1975, Kaufman was notoriously fired under Eastwood's command by producer Bob Daley.^ After his discharge in 1953, Eastwood moved to Southern California and attended Los Angeles City College, studying drama and business administration under the G.I. Bill.
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^ After roles in a handful of low-budget feature films during the 1950's, Eastwood sidled into unpretentious television stardom over seven years of Rawhide.

^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

[101] The sacking caused an outrage amongst the Directors Guild of America and other important Hollywood executives and resulted in a fine, reported to be around $60,000 for the violation.[101] .It resulted in the Director's Guild passing new legislation which reserved the right to impose a major fine on a producer for discharging a director and replacing him with himself.^ First with his western, Unforgiven (1992), which garnered him an Oscar for best director and producer of the best picture, and nomination for best actor.
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^ No other country in the world could have produced him as a person, actor or director.
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^ All the people that know you and you work, will agree that you have been one of the Best Actors, Director & Producer and still is, that has passed through the doors of "Hollywood" You are a living Legend.
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[101] .From then on the film was directed by Eastwood himself with Daley second in command, but with Kaufman's planning already in place, the team were able to finish making the film efficiently.^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ The film re-teamed Eastwood with Morgan Freeman and let him work with Hilary Swank.
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."Eastwood is such a taciturn and action-oriented performer that it's easy to overlook the fact that he directs many of his movies -- and many of the best, most intelligent ones.^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ Through the many years we have watch him entertain us one thing can be said about him, Clint Eastwood is a presents!
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^ One of his most underrated films, it required Eastwood to be virtually to sole male actor in a cast of full of women: "There's nothing wrong with that," he grins.

Here, with the moody, gloomily beautiful, photography of Bruce Surtees, he creates a magnificent Western feeling"
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, January 1, 1976[102]
.Upon release in August 1976, The Outlaw Josey Wales was widely acclaimed by critics.^ More than Outlaw Josey Wales .
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^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

^ On the other hand, it was Reynolds the one who sent Clint a copy of "The Outlaw Josey Wales", made into a major motion picture by Eastwood ( The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)).
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.Many critics and viewers saw Eastwood's role as an iconic one, relating it with much of America's ancestral past and the destiny of the nation after the American Civil War.^ Eastwood focuses on one critical chapter.

^ It also applies to Eastwood, who, as one of America's greatest storytellers, finds enthralling tales and fashions them with finesse and an indomitable spirit.

^ He just left out one important thing; this nation has turned it's back on GOD; our creator; that's why America is in the shape it's in."
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[103] .The film was pre-screened at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities in Idaho in a six-day conference entitled, Western Movies:Myths and Images and attended by some two hundred esteemed film critics, academics and directors.^ Weinraub reports: "Eastwood has numerous homes—in Bel-Air, in Shasta County [the old Bing Crosby estate] and in Sun Valley, Idaho.
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^ As a director, he has always refused, and refuses to this day, to test screen his films before their release.
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^ Clint Eastwood arose from the world of TV Westerns to become the number one box-office star in the world, subsequently earning critical acclaim as a director.

.The film would later appear in Time magazines Top 10 films of the year.^ He would guest star on “Maverick” with James Garner, whom he would work with again some forty years later).
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^ Years later, Burt told Clint about this great novel called The Bridges of Madison County, and some time later, it was shot by Eastwood ( The Bridges of Madison County (1995)).
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^ Ranked #2 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
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[104] .Roger Ebert compared the nature and vulnerability of Eastwood's portrayal of Josey Wales with his Man With No Name character in his Dollars westerns and praised the atmosphere of the film.^ Eastwood starred in many of these films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), plus Bronco Billy (1980) and Honkytonk Man (1982)—which spoofed Eastwood's tough-guy persona—and the mystical Western Pale Rider (1985).
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^ Login or register to post comments The man with no name speaks .
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^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

.The film is seen by many as a Western masterpiece and has been awarded a 97% rating on the critical website Rotten Tomatoes.^ Many critics were quite impressed with what the film had to say about violence, but whatever they saw, I couldn't find.
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^ The film failed to garner any Academy Award support despite its box office and critical success.
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^ High Plains Drifter proved to be a success for Eastwood and is considered by many to be one of his absolute best films and one of his best westerns.
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.After The Outlaw Josey Wales, Eastwood was offered the role of Benjamin L. Willard in Francis Coppola's Apocalypse Now but declined as he did not want to spend weeks in the Philippines shooting it.^ William Friedkin offered him the lead in Sorcerer (1977), but Eastwood didn't want to travel anywhere at that time.
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^ "I liked him as a person the first time I ever met him, because he was a fan of 'The Outlaw Josey Wales,' " Eastwood said.

^ On the other hand, it was Reynolds the one who sent Clint a copy of "The Outlaw Josey Wales", made into a major motion picture by Eastwood ( The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)).
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[105] .He was also offered the part of a platoon leader in Ted Post's Vietnam War film, Go Tell the Spartans.^ He tells a writer, "When you make a film, you must forget that anyone's ever going to see it.
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^ One of the first films I went to - I went with my dad because my mother didn't want to go see a war movie - was Sergeant York (1941).
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.Eastwood refused the part and Burt Lancaster played the character instead.^ After 18 months of playing bit parts in Francis the Talking Mule movies and Revenge of the Creature (1955), Eastwood was dropped by Universal.
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^ Other people say, "What the hell, I'll just play character parts and play them till I'm 90."
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[105] .In the end it was decided to make a third Dirty Harry film.^ The film was called Dirty Harry .
  • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He began a partnership with action director Don Siegel, making such successes as Coogan's Bluff, Two Mules for Sister Sara, The Beguiled and Dirty Harry.
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^ PLAYBOY: In the Dirty Harry films you mete out justice to murderers.
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.The script, devised by Stirling Silliphant had Harry up against a San Francisco Bay area Symbionese Liberation Army type group, which in real life had terrorized the area in 1974 with ruthless kidnappings and violence, and the film would end in a shoot out at the gang's hideout on Alcatraz island.^ When America was great, a traitor like this would have been put up against the wall, and shot at daylight!
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ While serving in the Army during the Korean War, he survived a plane crash landing into the Pacific, north of San Francisco, and swam two miles to shore.
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^ Every time I read the book, I actually end up laughing out loud!
  • Hollywood Feud: Clint Eastwood vs Spike Lee | NewsBusters.org 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

[106] .Eastwood met Silliphant in a restaurant in Tiburon and instantly took a liking to the script, particularly the shoot out and the idea of Callahan having a woman as a police partner, his worst nightmare, a relationship which would gradually blossom during the course of the film and provide a backbone to the film's structure as they encounter different situations, from initial hatred to a fondess of each other and Callahan's genuine sorrow on her being shot in the finale.^ The other thing they have in common is hatred for their worst nightmare: the liberated woman.
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Play Misty For Me (1971, CLINT EASTWOOD) "At sometime in everyone's life, regardless of the situation they are in, they have had some kind of uncomfortable relationship like that.

^ Eastwood is not entirely part of the Hollywood establishment; his business is run out of Carmel, California, on the Monterey Peninsula, where he has served as mayor and run a restaurant.

[107] .Kate Moore was originally proposed to play the part of the female cop, but in the end it went to Tyne Daly, who was given considerable leeway in the development of her character, although after seeing the film at the premiere was horrified by the extent of the violence.^ But it was fun to talk about racial relations by playing a guy who doesn't want any part of anybody and is bitter because his neighborhood has all died off."

^ Didn't you see what the right wing attack dogs did to him after the critical acclaim given to his great film, 'Million Dollar baby'??
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^ He made his directorial debut with Play Misty for Me in 1971, the same year he made his bow as Dirty Harry, the Magnum-toting cop who cemented his reputation as a superstar.

[108][109]
The shootout on Alcatraz Island which also included firing from the watch towers and inside the prison grounds was criticised for its level of violence
.With James Fargo to direct, filming commenced in the San Francisco bay area in the summer of 1976. The film ended up considerably shorter than the previous Dirty Harry films, and was cut to 95 minutes.^ The film was called Dirty Harry .
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^ PLAYBOY: In the Dirty Harry films you mete out justice to murderers.
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^ In 1988, after a two-year hiatus, he returned to film: he starred in the fifth and seemingly final Dirty Harry adventure, The Dead Pool, and directed the critically acclaimed Charlie Parker biopic, Bird.

[110] .Upon release in the fall of 1976, The Enforcer was a major commercial success and grossed a total of $100 million, $60 million in the United States and easily became Eastwood's best selling film to date,[109] earning more than some of his previous films combined.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ EDITED TO ADD: I'd also say that Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby are the only films from the last fifteen years to deserve their Best Picture wins.
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.However, critically, Eastwood's performance was poorly received and was named "Worst Actor of the Year" by the Harvard Lampoon and the film was criticised for its level of violence.^ While at the Cannes film festival that year, Spielberg gave him the script to a supernatural thriller called Hereafter , which Eastwood is currently working on.
  • Why Clint Eastwood Hates Thinking - The Daily Beast 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.thedailybeast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Three other nominations were received, including Best Actor (Clint Eastwood).
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^ After roles in a handful of low-budget feature films during the 1950's, Eastwood sidled into unpretentious television stardom over seven years of Rawhide.

[109] .His performance in the third installment was overshadowed by positive reviews given to Daly in her convincing role as the strong-minded female cop.^ Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV) ....
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[110]
.In 1977, Eastwood directed and starred in The Gauntlet, in which he played a down-and-out cop who falls in love with a prostitute whom he's assigned to escort from Las Vegas to Phoenix in order for her to testify against the mob.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ As for upcoming projects, Eastwood has been mentioned to star in Henry in Love, a drama about an older man who marries a young woman, fathers a child, and then discovers that he has a terminal illness; and to direct Golf in the Kingdom, the story of a man who finds enlightenment while playing golf in Scotland.

^ Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Clint Eastwood , Sondra Locke , Pat Hingle , William Prince , Bill McKinney , Michael Cavanaugh , Carole Cook , Mara Corday , Doug McGrath , Jeff Morris , Samantha Doane , Roy Jenson , Dan Vadis Clint Eastwood plays alcoholic policeman Ben Shockley who is assigned the duty of bringing prostitute Gus Mally (Sondra Locke) to Las Vegas to be a witness in a mob trial.
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.Written by Dennis Shryack and Michal Butler, Steve McQueen and Barbra Streisand were originally cast as the film's stars.^ After older stars like John Wayne , Frank Sinatra and Robert Mitchum turned the film down, Eastwood was cast.
  • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

[111] .However, fighting between the two forced them to drop out of the project, with Eastwood and Locke replacing them.^ However, Bird was a personal project, and indicated that the life of Clint Eastwood the director was entering a second, if not a third, act.

^ Eastwood may have been too young to fight in World War II, but he managed to miss out on action in Korea too.
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^ I know the difference between 6'2" and 6'4" when I see it and Eastwood had those extra two "lanky" inches which seperate a tall 6'2" from a rather lanky 6'4".
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References to political corruption and organized crime were depicted in the film. .Although a moderate hit with the viewing public, critics were mixed about the film, with many believing it was overly violent.^ Many saw his critically championed 1988 film Bird , starring Forest Whitaker (on the life of Charlie "Bird" Parker), as the direct product of this interest.
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^ Many critics were quite impressed with what the film had to say about violence, but whatever they saw, I couldn't find.
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^ Sean Cunningham should have been arrested for even thinking about making this film, let alone releasing it onto an unsuspecting public.
  • Hollywood Feud: Clint Eastwood vs Spike Lee | NewsBusters.org 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]

.Eastwood's long time nemesis Pauline Kael called it "a tale varnished with foul language and garnished with violence". Roger Ebert, on the other hand, gave it three stars and called it "...classic Clint Eastwood: fast, furious, and funny."^ IS it time for Clint Eastwood to retire?
  • Clint Eastwood ‘Struggles to Stay Awake on Movie Set’ | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Clint also starred in Firefox (1982), Tightrope (1984), Pale Rider (1985), and Heartbreak Ridge (1986), which were all big hits but did not become classics.
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^ While at the Cannes film festival that year, Spielberg gave him the script to a supernatural thriller called Hereafter , which Eastwood is currently working on.
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[112]David Ansen of Newsweek wrote, "You don't believe a minute of it, but at the end of the quest, it's hard not to chuckle and cheer".[106]
with Beverly D'Angelo, Geoffrey Lewis, and Clyde the orangutan in Every Which Way but Loose
.In 1978, Eastwood starred in Every Which Way But Loose an uncharacteristic, offbeat comedy role.^ Every Which Way But Loose (1978, JAMES FARGO) "It was not quite the thing people were expecting," laughs Eastwood knowingly.

^ In 2000 Eastwood decided to star in another comedy but this time he did so with some fellow friends.
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^ He started off the 80s with his Capra film called Bronco Billy (1980) and followed that with a sequel to Every Which Way But Loose entitled Any Which Way You Can .
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.Eastwood played Philo Beddoe, a trucker and brawler who roamed the American West, searching for a lost love, while accompanying his best brother/manager Orville and his pet orangutan, Clyde..^ Christ if the attitude by the people who love bush and hate everyone else existed in WW2 we would have lost!
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^ When Freeman and his production partner Lori McCreary received a script outline based on Carlin's book, Playing with the Enemy, he sent it on to Eastwood, who was intrigued.

^ Eastwood played a brunt reporter who believes the man is innocent and races against the clock to prove it.
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An orangutan named Manis was brought in to play Clyde, Geoffrey Lewis as the dimwitted Orville, Beverly D'Angelo as his girlfriend and Sondra Locke as Lynn Halsey-Taylor, the country and western barroom singer. .Upon its release, the film was a surprising success and became Eastwood's most commercially successful film at the time and ranks high amongst those of his career to date, becoming the second-highest grossing film of the year.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
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^ Eastwood: Most of the time.

^ This film happened to be the second highest grossing film of 1978 behind Superman .
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[113] .However, it was panned by the critics, with Variety commenting that, "This film is so awful it's almost as if Eastwood is using it to find out how far he can go - how bad a film he can associate himself with". David Ansen of Newsweek described the film as, "plotless junk heap of moronic gags, sour romance and fatuous fisticuffs.^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ Eastwood wants to stick solely to directing, though he doesn't rule out going in front of the camera again.

^ The film takes place during the troubled event in Grenada and although it was the Army that liberated the students however Eastwood plays it as the Marines.
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[113]
Malpaso bench, Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
.In 1979, Eastwood starred in the fact-based movie Escape from Alcatraz, his last collaboration with Don Siegel.^ Eastwood found even more solid work with the fact-based thriller Escape from Alcatraz (1979).
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^ And it is Eastwood's last great turn as an action star that sticks with you: huffing and puffing alongside the motorcade, a superstar revealing an unusually vulnerable side.

^ Eastwood was back with Don Siegel again, indeed he had requested him, but this was opposite the grizzled machismo they usually dealt in.

.He portrayed prison escapee Frank Morris, who was sent to the tough prison Alcatraz in 1960, devised a meticulous plan to escape from "The Rock," and, in 1962, broke out with two other prisoners and entered San Francisco Bay.^ While serving in the Army during the Korean War, he survived a plane crash landing into the Pacific, north of San Francisco, and swam two miles to shore.
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^ On the other hand, it was Reynolds the one who sent Clint a copy of "The Outlaw Josey Wales", made into a major motion picture by Eastwood ( The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)).
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^ Eastwoods last film for the 70s was the true story of the men who escaped from Alcatraz prison.
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1980s

Eastwood in 1981
.In 1980, Eastwood played the main attraction in a traveling Wild West Show in Bronco Billy.^ The next two, Play Misty and Dirty Harry, were commercial, and then in the Eighties I did Bronco Billy and Honkytonk Man.
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^ He started off the 80s with his Capra film called Bronco Billy (1980) and followed that with a sequel to Every Which Way But Loose entitled Any Which Way You Can .
  • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the late 1990s he said that Play Misty for Me (1971), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Bronco Billy (1980), Honkytonk Man (1982), Unforgiven (1992) and A Perfect World (1993) are the favorites of the films he had done.
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.His children Kyle and Alison had a small roles as an orphans in Bronco Billy.^ The couple have two grown children, Kyle, a musician, and Alison, an actress.
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.Later in 1980, he reprised his role in the sequel to Every Which Way But Loose entitled Any Which Way You Can.^ Every Which Way But Loose (1978, JAMES FARGO) "It was not quite the thing people were expecting," laughs Eastwood knowingly.

^ Mitchell Gant Any Which Way You Can (1980) ....
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^ Look at Eastwood in Every Which Way But Loose, with no shirt on.
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.Despite bad reviews from critics, the sequel also became another box-office success and was among the top five highest-grossing films of the year.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
  • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The film failed to garner any Academy Award support despite its box office and critical success.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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.In Honkytonk Man (1982) Eastwood directed and starred in Honkeytonk Man.^ Honkytonk Man (1982) 34.
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^ Eastwood starred in many of these films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), plus Bronco Billy (1980) and Honkytonk Man (1982)—which spoofed Eastwood's tough-guy persona—and the mystical Western Pale Rider (1985).
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^ Honkytonk Man 1982 PG , 122 min.
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.The first part of the movie was filmed in Bird's Landing, California.^ Clint developed an interest in film, and started trying out for bit parts in movies.
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^ I'd certainly agree that the first film had a huge impact, not just on movies, but on the popular culture.
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^ One of the first films I went to - I went with my dad because my mother didn't want to go see a war movie - was Sergeant York (1941).
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However, the majority of this feature was filmed in and around Calaveras County, east of Stockton, California. Exterior scenes include Main Street, Mountain Ranch; Main Street, Sheepranch; and the Pioneer Hotel in Sheepranch. Extras were locally hired and many of the towns residents are seen in the movie and his son Kyle played his nephew. Honkytonk Man received critical acclaim, and has a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.
.In 1982, Eastwood directed, produced and starred in the Cold War-themed Firefox, based on a 1977 novel with the same name by Craig Thomas.^ This was an ambitious assignment for Eastwood as he had never dabled in World War II (not from a directing stand point) and his films never seemed to be overly heavy on action.
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^ Aside from producing the critical and financial misstep The Stars Fell on Henrietta in 1995, Eastwood has proven to be largely successful in his subsequent efforts.
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^ The names of Eastwood and stars Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon should propel this absorbing Warner Bros.

Russian filming locations were not possible due to the Cold War, and the producers selected Vienna and other locations in Austria to simulate many of the Eurasian story locations. The film was shot on a $21 million budget.
.The fourth Dirty Harry film Sudden Impact (1983), is widely considered to be the darkest, "dirtiest" and most violent film of the series.^ It was the fourth 'Dirty Harry' sequel, Sudden Impact (1983) (the highest grossing film of the series) that made him a viable star for the eighties.
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^ Sudden Impact 1983 R , 117 min.
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^ Sudden Impact (1983) 57.
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.Also, it was the highest-grossing film of the franchise, making Eastwood a viable star for the 1980s.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
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^ It would be a success and make Eastwood a star.
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^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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.This would be the last time he starred in a film with frequent leading lady Sondra Locke.^ He was married to model Maggie Johnson and had a long time relationship with frequent co-star Sondra Locke .
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^ The film would go onto to be a box office success and secure a place for Clint as a respectable actor and a bankable star.
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President Ronald Reagan referred to his famous "Go ahead, make my day." line in one of his speeches.
.Eastwood's daughter Alison had a much bigger role as his daughter in the provocative thriller Tightrope (1984), in which Eastwood starred as a single-father cop lured by the promise of kinky sex.^ He followed this with the cop thriller Tightrope (1984) and the misfire City Heat (1984) .
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^ Clint also starred in Firefox (1982), Tightrope (1984), Pale Rider (1985), and Heartbreak Ridge (1986), which were all big hits but did not become classics.
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^ Having Jolie as your lead certainly gives it a provocative edge, and Eastwood couldn't be more thrilled with the outcome: "She's wonderful, she's wonderful," he beams like a proud father.

.Complicating matters are his struggle to single-handedly raise two young daughters, a growing relationship with a tough rape prevention officer played by Geneviève Bujold, and the troubling thought that the killer shares his own sexual preferences (bondage, masochism, etc.^ What especially appealed to Eastwood was the troubled relationship in the film between the burglar and his daughter.
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.Eastwood starred in the period comedy City Heat (1984) with Burt Reynolds.^ City Heat (1984) 13.
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^ Which is exactly why Eastwood, at the peak of his box office appeal, elected to star alongside an orang-utan named Clyde (in reality a diffident ape named Manis) in a knockabout comedy originally intended for Burt Reynolds.

^ City Heat 1984 PG , 98 min.
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.The film was released in North America in December 1984. The pairing of Eastwood and Reynolds in a Prohibition-era action-comedy.^ You don't seem to say, I'm doing a comedy this year, I'll do an action film next year.
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.He revisited the western genre directing and starring in Pale Rider (1985).^ In 1985 he returned to the western genre with Pale Rider .
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^ Pale Rider 1985 R , 113 min.
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^ Pale Rider (1985) 49.
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.This movie has plot similarities to the classic Western Shane (1953), including a final scene that shares similarities to the famous ending of Shane.^ An accomplished jazz pianist, he performs much of the music for his movies, including the scene in the bar in In the Line of Fire (1993).
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^ Although similar to the spaghetti Westerns, the movie had even darker undertones because it featured a different type of hero—a cowboy who drew his gun first.
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.The film also bears similarities to Eastwood's previous Man with No Name character, and his 1973 western High Plains Drifter.^ Eastwood also found work in American revisionist westerns like High Plains Drifter (1973), which he also directed.
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^ Login or register to post comments The man with no name speaks .
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^ "But it came simply, I did one picture, then I needed to do a Western picture because that's the genre I was brought up in so I did (High Plains Drifter).

The title is a reference to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, as the rider of a pale horse is Death. .It was primarily filmed in the Boulder Mountains and the SNRA in central Idaho, just north of Sun Valley in late 1984.^ Weinraub reports: "Eastwood has numerous homes—in Bel-Air, in Shasta County [the old Bing Crosby estate] and in Sun Valley, Idaho.
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The opening credits scene featured the jagged Sawtooth Mountains south of Stanley. Train-station scenes were filmed in Tuolumne County, California, near Jamestown. .Scenes of a more established Gold Rush town (in which Eastwood's character picks up his pistol at a Wells Fargo office) were filmed in the real Gold Rush town of Columbia, also in Tuolumne County, California.^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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^ The film tanked at the box office and Eastwood was furious with Warner Brothers (his home for over 30 years) for not marketing it properly.
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^ It wasn’t until around 1966 when Eastwood saw an article in a local newspaper that he realized that this film was getting attention.
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The film also featured Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Christopher Penn, Richard Dysart, Sydney Penny, Richard Kiel, Doug McGrath and John Russell.Pale .Rider, is the only Eastwood film to have clear religious overtones throughout - though several of his other films such as High Plains Drifter also make heavy use of spiritual and supernatural ideas and imagery.^ EASTWOOD: I've had several films that were disappointing.
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^ Eastwood is too old and too accomplished to have an interest in making a film only for money.

^ It’s unexplored terrain,” Eastwood tells me when I ask what drew him to the material, and indeed, though he has twice cast himself as something like an angel of death, in the existential westerns High Plains Drifter and Pale Rider, he has never made a film on an overtly supernatural subject.

.The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.^ President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
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^ The film received critical praise everywhere and even won Clint the Golden Globe for Best Director and a Golden Palm nomination at the Cannes Film Festival.
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.In 1986, Eastwood starred in the military drama Heartbreak Ridge (1986) and played a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant.^ Heartbreak Ridge (1986) 32.
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^ Heartbreak Ridge 1986 R , 126 min.
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^ Clint also starred in Firefox (1982), Tightrope (1984), Pale Rider (1985), and Heartbreak Ridge (1986), which were all big hits but did not become classics.
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The film is about the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada, West Indies. A portion of the movie was filmed on the island itself. The title comes from the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge in the Korean War. .The character played by Eastwood was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions there.^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ Now we have two pretend action heros (Eastwood and Schwarzenegger) supporting the REAL Last Action Hero in McCain!
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^ Posted: June 22, 2009 Description: Clint Eastwood is honored the coveted Brass Balls Award.
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.Eastwood's fifth and final Dirty Harry film, The Dead Pool (1988), was a commercial success, but was generally panned by critics.^ His fifth and final "Dirty Harry" movie, The Dead Pool (1988), was a minor commercial hit but severely panned by critics.
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^ Many saw his critically championed 1988 film Bird , starring Forest Whitaker (on the life of Charlie "Bird" Parker), as the direct product of this interest.
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^ He began a partnership with action director Don Siegel, making such successes as Coogan's Bluff, Two Mules for Sister Sara, The Beguiled and Dirty Harry.
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It co-starred Liam Neeson, Patricia Clarkson, and a young Jim Carrey.
.Eastwood began working on smaller, more personal projects, first directing Bird (1988), a biopic starring Forest Whitaker as jazz musician Charlie "Bird" Parker, a genre of music that Eastwood has always been personally interested in.^ The only exception was Bird (1988) a movie about the life of Charlie Bird Parker a famous jazz musician.
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^ Eastwood then proceeded to make some even more striking films, including Bird (1988), about the destructive life of jazz musician Charlie Parker (played by Forest Whitaker), and White Hunter, Black Heart (1990), in which Eastwood gave a broad performance as a macho, self-absorbed director, a character based on John Huston.
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^ However, Bird was a personal project, and indicated that the life of Clint Eastwood the director was entering a second, if not a third, act.

.Eastwood received two Golden Globes—the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his lifelong contribution and the Best Director award for Bird, which also earned him a Golden Palm nomination at the Cannes Film Festival.^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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^ The film received critical praise everywhere and even won Clint the Golden Globe for Best Director and a Golden Palm nomination at the Cannes Film Festival.
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^ The film earned him an Oscar for best director; it also won the best picture award.

.Carrey would later appear with Eastwood in the poorly received comedy Pink Cadillac (1989) alongside Bernadette Peters and Eastwood's future girlfriend Frances Fisher, with whom he has since appeared in two more films.^ Since then, he has appeared to have shrunk more.
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^ Eastwood’s next two films would be a war movie with Richard Burton entitled Where Eagles Dare (1968) , which was nothing more then a straight forward shoot’em up movie, and the terrible musical-comedy Paint Your Wagon (1969) .
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^ PLAYBOY: In terms of casting women, you rarely seemed to go after conventional beauties: Geraldine Page in The Beguiled, Jessica Walter in Play Misty for Me, Kay Lenz in Breezy, Bernadette Peters in Pink Cadillac.
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.The film is about a bounty hunter and a group of white supremacists chasing after an innocent woman who tries to outrun everyone in her husband's prized pink Cadillac.^ Carlin, who knew of Freeman’s desire to make a film about Mandela, told him the story of Playing the Enemy, which had not yet been published.

^ Women who vote for her just because she's a woman and wants to take care of everyone are just a bunch of security whores.
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^ "Many actors who have made films about South Africa did not do that, and audiences picked up on it.

The film received generally poor reviews. .Caryn James wrote: "When it's time to look back on the strange sweep of Clint Eastwood's career, from his ambitious direction of Bird to his coarse, classic Dirty Harry character, Pink Cadillac will probably settle comfortably near the bottom of the list.^ IS it time for Clint Eastwood to retire?
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^ Get into the DeLorean with James Rolfe as he takes a ride back to 1955 for one of the greatest time...
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^ Unfortunately Eastwood finished the 80s on a low note with a fifth and final sequel to Dirty Harry called The Dead Pool (1988) and the comedy Pink Cadillac (1989) .
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It is the laziest sort of action comedy, with lumbering chase scenes, a dull-witted script and the charmless pairing of Mr. Eastwood and Bernadette Peters." .(New York Times, May 26, 1989.) Hal Hinson praised the performers: Peters "...plays her comic scenes with a vivacious abandon..."^ It is in precisely this gray zone that Freeman’s performance, justly praised by former New York Times South Africa correspondent Bill Keller as “less an impersonation than an incarnation,” grows large.

^ "Eastwood doesn't act in motion pictures, he is framed in them," Vincent Canby wrote in The New York Times in 1968.
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^ LA Times Interview Dec 6th 2009 Reporting from New York - Real Hollywood tough guys can wear Nike trainers or tasseled loafers.

She "loosens him [Eastwood] up... and humanizes him. These two make a nifty comic team." (Washington Post, May 26, 1989.) Pink Cadillac grossed just $12,143,484. In contrast, the movie Eastwood made just prior to Pink Cadillac, the fifth Dirty Harry movie, The Dead Pool, grossed $37,903,295.

1990s

.In 1990 he starred as a character closely based on the legendary film-maker John Huston in White Hunter, Black Heart, an adaptation of Peter Viertel's roman à clef about the making of the classic The African Queen.^ There's a line from the director character in White Hunter, Black Heart, patterned after John Huston.
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^ White Hunter, Black Heart (1990) B+ 14.
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^ Eastwood then proceeded to make some even more striking films, including Bird (1988), about the destructive life of jazz musician Charlie Parker (played by Forest Whitaker), and White Hunter, Black Heart (1990), in which Eastwood gave a broad performance as a macho, self-absorbed director, a character based on John Huston.
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.The film was shot on location in Zimbabwe.^ Shot entirely on location in South Africa, "Invictus" looks so natural and realistic that it will strike no one as a film dependent upon CGI and visual effects.

Some interiors were shot in and around Pinewood Studios in England. .The small steamboat they used in the whitewater scene is the same boat Humphrey Bogart's character captained in The African Queen (1951).^ They also took a small red pill multi-vitamin labeled "McCoy" which they used to say had prodigious properties.
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It received some critical attention but only had a limited release. .Later in 1990, Eastwood directed and co-starred with Charlie Sheen in The Rookie, a buddy cop action film.^ Eastwood went in an experimental direction again with Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), both of which combined tough-guy action with offbeat humor.
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^ After older stars like John Wayne , Frank Sinatra and Robert Mitchum turned the film down, Eastwood was cast.
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^ Shortly after his career declined with the outright bomb comedy Pink Cadillac (1989) and the disappointing cop adventure The Rookie (1990).
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Raul Julia and Sonia Braga play German villains engaged in an illegal luxury car theft operation. The film features an unconventional female-on-male rape scene.
Eastwood in Unforgiven which won him his first Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director
.Eastwood rose to prominence yet again in the early 1990s, which would prove another benchmark in his career.^ This character would prove to be the smartest choice Eastwood had ever made.
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^ On the proviso that Freeman would play Madiba, Eastwood undertook to direct it from a script written by another South African living and working in Hollywood, Antony Peckham.

.In 1992, he revisited the western genre in the self-directed film, Unforgiven, taking on the role of an aging ex-gunfighter long past his prime.^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ It seemed in 1988 like an astonishing break with his previous career to make a movie, only the second film (after Breezy) he directed without taking a star role, with more saxophone solos than gunshots on the soundtrack.

^ First with his western, Unforgiven (1992), which garnered him an Oscar for best director and producer of the best picture, and nomination for best actor.
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.The film, also starring such esteemed actors as Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and Richard Harris, laid the groundwork for such later westerns as Deadwood by re-envisioning established genre conventions in a more ambiguous and unromantic light.^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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^ The film re-teamed Eastwood with Morgan Freeman and let him work with Hilary Swank.
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^ It was universally agreed that Morgan Freeman was the right actor (Mandela and he met and got along famously), but the story, financing and deal never came together.

.A great success both in terms of box office and critical acclaim, it was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Eastwood and Best Original Screenplay for David Webb Peoples.^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ Both proved to be weak and werent that successful at the box office.
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^ However not earning Academy Award nominations was something Eastwood was too by this point.
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.It won four, including Best Picture and Best Director for Eastwood.^ Both films dominated the Oscars, their wins including best picture and director for Eastwood.

^ The film received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Director.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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.As of 2009, Unforgiven is the last western film that Eastwood has made.^ Eastwood made the film that did get made.

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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.In 1993, Eastwood played Frank Horrigan, a guilt-ridden Secret Service agent in the thriller In the Line of Fire, co-starring John Malkovich and Rene Russo and directed by Wolfgang Petersen.^ Then he took on the secret service in In the Line of Fire (1993), another huge hit.
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^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ It was followed by In the Line of Fire (directed by Wolfgang Petersen) and two more films, A Perfect World, in which he co-starred with Kevin Costner (despite good reviews, the film was a box-office disappointment) and The Bridges of Madison County, in which he played a National Geographic photographer who has a brief affair with an Iowa housewife played by Meryl Streep.
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.As of 2009, it is his last acting role in a film he did not direct himself.^ I’m thankful I was able to find his work as I’m frightened as to what kinds of films I would have like had I not found his wonderfully directed, paced and acted films.
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^ This was always the plan; back when I did "Play Misty for Me" almost 40 years ago, was the idea that some day when I didn't want to act any more or wasn't in demand, I'd be able to direct films.

^ Going out on top, he recently said he will likely never act again, though he will continue to direct films.
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.This film was a blockbuster and among the top 10 box-office performers in that year.^ The film would go onto to be a box office success and secure a place for Clint as a respectable actor and a bankable star.
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^ The film tanked at the box office and Eastwood was furious with Warner Brothers (his home for over 30 years) for not marketing it properly.
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^ The film didnt do much at the box office and annoyed fans with its lazy writing and mediocre directing.
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.Later in 1993, Eastwood directed and co-starred with Kevin Costner in A Perfect World.^ It was followed by In the Line of Fire (directed by Wolfgang Petersen) and two more films, A Perfect World, in which he co-starred with Kevin Costner (despite good reviews, the film was a box-office disappointment) and The Bridges of Madison County, in which he played a National Geographic photographer who has a brief affair with an Iowa housewife played by Meryl Streep.
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^ Eastwood only appears at all when Costner suggested he was a perfect fit for old Texas Ranger on his trail, and the director had originally wanted Denzel Washington.

^ This was an ambitious assignment for Eastwood as he had never dabled in World War II (not from a directing stand point) and his films never seemed to be overly heavy on action.
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.It grossed $31 million in box office receipts in the United States with overseas gross at $101 million, making it a financial success.^ Both proved to be weak and werent that successful at the box office.
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^ The film would go onto to be a box office success and secure a place for Clint as a respectable actor and a bankable star.
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^ This film grossed $30 million during its opening weekend in 2009, making him the oldest leading man to reach #1 at the box office, and another one of his biggest hits.
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The film received largely positive reviews, with an 85% score on Rotten Tomatoes.[114][115] .In the years since its release, the film has been acclaimed by critics as one of Eastwood's most underrated directorial achievements.^ Eastwood focuses on one critical chapter.

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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[116] Cahiers du cinéma selected A Perfect World as the best film of 1993.[117]
Clint Eastwood at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.
.Eastwood continued to expand his repertoire by playing opposite Meryl Streep in the love story The Bridges of Madison County (1995).^ She would have loved to play the part Meryl played.
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^ Next up was The Bridges of Madison County (1995), a popular love story with Meryl Streep .
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^ I remember when Meryl saw Bridges of Madison County.
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.Based on a best-selling novel, it was also a hit at the box-office and grossed $182 million.^ It is based on a best-selling novel by David Baldacci about a skilled career burglar who inadvertently witnesses a murder in which the president of the U.S. participates.
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^ This film grossed $30 million during its opening weekend in 2009, making him the oldest leading man to reach #1 at the box office, and another one of his biggest hits.
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^ The film was loved by audiences and made close to $100 million at the box office.
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[118]
.Eastwood directed and starred in the well-received political thriller Absolute Power.^ He directed and starred in the well-received Absolute Power (1997) and Space Cowboys (2000), and the badly received True Crime (1999) and Blood Work (2002).
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^ It's interesting, given his penchant towards directing or starring in westerns, that his name, Clint Eastwood, is an anagram for 'old west action.'
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^ He stars in his new movie, Absolute Power, which opens this month.
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.The film's ensemble cast featured Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Scott Glenn, Dennis Haysbert, Judy Davis, and E.G. Marshall.^ The film starred Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden and Laura Linney.
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.Eastwood played a veteran thief who witnesses the Secret Service cover up a murder the President was responsible for.^ People like you who voted twice for the worst president ever are the ones who are responsible for our mess.
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^ It is based on a best-selling novel by David Baldacci about a skilled career burglar who inadvertently witnesses a murder in which the president of the U.S. participates.
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^ It was a moment, symbolized by the 1994 election of Mandela (who is played in Invictus by Morgan Freeman) as the country’s first freely elected president, celebrated the world over.

.Eastwood directed Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, which starred John Cusack, Kevin Spacey and Jude Law.^ His next directorial effort is an adaptation of John Berendt's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
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^ After older stars like John Wayne , Frank Sinatra and Robert Mitchum turned the film down, Eastwood was cast.
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^ It's interesting, given his penchant towards directing or starring in westerns, that his name, Clint Eastwood, is an anagram for 'old west action.'
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.In 1999, Eastwood directed True Crime.^ They have also appeared in three movies together: Pink Cadillac (1989), Unforgiven (1992) and True Crime (1999).
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^ Eastwood took another year off and then in 1999 returned the thriller True Crime which featured an innocent man on death row.
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^ He directed and starred in the well-received Absolute Power (1997) and Space Cowboys (2000), and the badly received True Crime (1999) and Blood Work (2002).
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.Clint Eastwood plays Steve Everett, a journalist recovering from alcoholism, given the task of covering the execution of murderer Frank Beechum (played by Isaiah Washington).^ Play Misty For Me (1971, CLINT EASTWOOD) "At sometime in everyone's life, regardless of the situation they are in, they have had some kind of uncomfortable relationship like that.

^ Mayor Clint "Play Mist For Me" Eastwood talks about too many issues at once!
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^ Keeping up with Clint Eastwood, I discover, can be an exhausting task for all but Eastwood himself.

Everett discovers that Beechum might be innocent, but has only a few hours to prove his theory and save Beechum's life. The film was a large box-office bomb domestically. .It had an opening weekend gross of $5,276,109 in the US and grossed $16,649,768 total in the US, out of a budget of $55 million.^ This film grossed $30 million during its opening weekend in 2009, making him the oldest leading man to reach #1 at the box office, and another one of his biggest hits.
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It received mixed reactions from critics, with a score of 51% on Rotten Tomatoes.

2000s

.In 2000, Eastwood directed and starred in Space Cowboys, which also starred Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner.^ He directed and starred in the well-received Absolute Power (1997) and Space Cowboys (2000), and the badly received True Crime (1999) and Blood Work (2002).
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^ Clint Eastwood was slightly taller than Donald Sutherland in Kelly's Heros, who had two inches on Sean Connery about the same time.
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^ It's interesting, given his penchant towards directing or starring in westerns, that his name, Clint Eastwood, is an anagram for 'old west action.'
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.In the film, he plays Frank Corvin, a retired NASA engineer called upon to save a dying Russian satellite.^ The film, based upon the book "Playing the Enemy" by John Carlin, has an understandably narrow focus of 1995 South Africa.

The film was also one of the year's commercial hits.
.In 2002, Eastwood played an ex-FBI agent on the track of a sadistic killer in Blood Work, which was derived from a book by Michael Connelly.^ Blood Work (2002) C 24.
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^ Eastwood then took two years off only to return with the clunky and formulaic thriller Blood Work in 2002.
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^ On the proviso that Freeman would play Madiba, Eastwood undertook to direct it from a script written by another South African living and working in Hollywood, Antony Peckham.

.Blood Work is loosely based on the 1998 novel by the same name from Edgar Award-winning writer Michael Connelly.^ (April 2001) Developing adaptations of "Blood Work" and "Mystic River" with writer Brian Helgeland .
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.Eastwood won the Future Film Festival Digital Award at the Venice Film Festival.^ The film received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Eastwood), Best Supporting Actor (Freeman), Best Actress (Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture and Best Editing.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ The film earned him an Oscar for best director; it also won the best picture award.

.Eastwood directed the crime drama Mystic River about murder, vigilantism, and sexual abuse.^ Mystic River (2003, CLINT EASTWOOD) "No one was too excited about Mystic River, they thought it was too dark, they couldn't see it."

.The film featured Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins and Laurence Fishburne.^ It didn't feel, well, very Clintish, and he wasn't going to be in it - Sean Penn (who one Best Actor for his performance as a local hoodlum), Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins were the three friends who share a painful past, which echoes into the present.

^ Genre: Drama / Mystery Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Sean Penn , Tim Robbins , Kevin Bacon , Laurence Fishburne , Marcia Gay Harden , Laura Linney , Kevin Chapman , Adam Nelson , Emmy Rossum , Cameron Bowen , Tom Guiry , Spencer Treat Clark , Eli Wallach Three childhood friends–Jimmy (Sean Penn), Dave (Tim Robbins), and Sean (Kevin Bacon)–reunite after Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter, Katie (Emmy Rossum), is found murdered.
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^ The film starred Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden and Laura Linney.
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.The film was a commercial success and won two Academy Awards, as well as nominations for Best Director and Best Picture.^ The film earned him an Oscar for best director; it also won the best picture award.

^ The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Clint Eastwood won for Best Director, and Gene Hackman won for Best Supporting Actor.
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^ The film received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Director.
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Eastwood in 2005
.In 2005, Eastwood found critical and commercial success when he directed, produced, scored, and starred in the boxing drama Million Dollar Baby.^ Million Dollar Baby (2004) 44.
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^ In 1964, during a four-month break in the Rawhide production schedule, Eastwood accepted an offer of $15,000 to fly to Spain and star in A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone.
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^ However, Eastwood rose to prominence once again, starring opposite Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman in what is arguably the best film of his career: the boxing drama Million Dollar Baby (2004).
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.Eastwood played a cantankerous trainer who forms a bond with the female boxer (Hilary Swank) he reluctantly trains after being persuaded by his lifelong friend (Morgan Freeman).^ Carlin, who knew of Freeman’s desire to make a film about Mandela, told him the story of Playing the Enemy, which had not yet been published.

^ Interesting.Does anybody know how much taller Eastwood was than Morgan Freeman in 1992 in the Unforgiven?
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^ The film re-teamed Eastwood with Morgan Freeman and let him work with Hilary Swank.
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.The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, as well as earning Eastwood a Best Actor nomination and a win for Best Director.^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ Eastwood was also nominated for Best Actor.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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.Swank and Freeman also won Oscars for their performances, and the trio was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.^ (Their two previous collaborations, “Unforgiven” and “Million Dollar Baby,” both won best picture Oscars.

^ The film received massive critical praise, box office success and many awards and nominations including: nine Academy Awards nominations with four wins (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor [Hackman] and Best Editing), a DGA award for outstanding directorial achievement, and four Golden Globe nominations with two wins for Best Director and Best Supporting Actor.
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^ It received wide spread critical praise and received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Penn), Best Supporting Actor (Robbins), Best Supporting Actress (Gay Harden), Best Director, Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
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Eastwood also received a Grammy nomination for the score he composed for the film. .Million Dollar Baby was in theaters from late January to early June 2005, grossed more than $216 million at the box office and was his highest-grossing film at the time.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
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^ Million Dollar Baby (2004) 44.
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^ The movie—for which Eastwood was paid $40,000 plus 25 percent of the profits—was one of his highest-grossing films for that period.
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[119]
.In 2006, Eastwood directed two films about the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. The first one, Flags of Our Fathers, focused on the men who raised the American flag on top of Mount Suribachi.^ Shortly into 2006 it was announced that Eastwood would also make a film to coincide with Flags of our Fathers .
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^ "The story was about the men who raised the flag and we can't make them black if they were not there.
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^ Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) 41.
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.The second one, Letters from Iwo Jima, dealt with the tactics of the Japanese soldiers on the island and the letters they wrote to family members.^ Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) 41.
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^ The Americans who went to Iwo Jima knew it would be a tough fight, but they always believed they'd win.
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^ Letters from Iwo Jima 2006 R , 140 min.
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.Both films were highly praised by critics and garnered several Oscar nominations, including Best Director and Best Picture for Letters from Iwo Jima.^ Both films dominated the Oscars, their wins including best picture and director for Eastwood.

^ The film earned him an Oscar for best director; it also won the best picture award.

^ Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) 41.
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Eastwood during the filming of Gran Torino
.In 2008, Eastwood directed the Oscar-nominated drama Changeling, which starred Angelina Jolie.^ Eastwood holds his Oscars for Unforgiven Eastwood followed this with the Wolfgang Peterson directed CIA thriller In the Line of Fire (1993) and the self directed drama A Perfect World (1993) .
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^ He directed 9 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Gene Hackman , Meryl Streep , Sean Penn , Tim Robbins , Marcia Gay Harden , Morgan Freeman , Hilary Swank , Angelina Jolie , and himself (in Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)).
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^ Eastwood and Swank in Million Dollar Baby That following year Eastwood stuck Oscar gold again with the drama Million Dollar Baby (2004) .
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.Later that year, he ended his "self-imposed acting hiatus"[120] with Gran Torino.^ After this he took a four-year acting hiatus before starring in Gran Torino (2008).
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.Eastwood directed, starred, held a producer role, and co-wrote the theme song for the film.^ Clint will produce and direct the film.
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^ It seemed in 1988 like an astonishing break with his previous career to make a movie, only the second film (after Breezy) he directed without taking a star role, with more saxophone solos than gunshots on the soundtrack.

^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

[121] .It grossed close to $30 million during its wide-release opening weekend in January 2009, making Eastwood, at age 78, the oldest leading man to reach #1 at the box office.^ This film grossed $30 million during its opening weekend in 2009, making him the oldest leading man to reach #1 at the box office, and another one of his biggest hits.
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^ Eastwood, who first appeared in the Top Ten at #5 in 1968, finished #2 to Wayne at the box office in 1971 after finishing #2 to Paul Newman in 1970.
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^ The bill would grant in-state tuition and amnesty to more than a million illegal aliens under the age of 30.
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.Gran Torino grossed over $268 million worldwide in theaters[122] and is the highest-grossing film of Eastwood's career so far without adjustment for inflation.^ Its also Eastwoods highest grossing film ever.
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^ Eastwood's recent Gran Torino is his higest grossing film of all time.
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^ Gran Torino , Eastwood spoke with South Asian news source ANI , recalling with fondness an earlier time, when mocking ethnic minorities was a-ok.
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.Eastwood has said that this will most likely be the last time he acts in a movie.^ Eastwood: Most of the time.

^ EASTWOOD: There was a lot of talk like that, but only because Reagan was president at the time and everybody thought, Well, here's another movie actor who is going to try to do something political.
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^ "They said, 'No boxing movies have done well in recent times and a woman boxing has never done well,'" says Eastwood.

[123]
.In 2009, Eastwood directed the movie Invictus, with Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela and Matt Damon as rugby team captain Francois Pienaar.^ Matt Damon, the next Eastwood?
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^ Mandela forms a friendship with rugby player Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon) who is captain of the Springbok, South Africa's rugby team.
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^ So he begins to woo its Afrikaner captain, Francois Pienaar (Damon), to his cause.

.Carlin sold the film rights to Morgan Freeman.^ Carlin, who knew of Freeman’s desire to make a film about Mandela, told him the story of Playing the Enemy, which had not yet been published.

^ It was universally agreed that Morgan Freeman was the right actor (Mandela and he met and got along famously), but the story, financing and deal never came together.

^ The film received Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director (Clint Eastwood), Actress (Hilary Swank), and Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman).
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[124] .Eastwood and Warner Bros.^ The names of Eastwood and stars Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon should propel this absorbing Warner Bros.

^ Inside, after Eastwood fans Ken Watanabe, Kenny Chesney, Michelle Monaghan, Herbie Hancock, and Ken Howard found their seats and Warner Bros.

have purchased the film rights to James R. Hansen's First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, the authorized biography of astronaut Neil Armstrong. No production date has been announced. .As of September 2009, he is in talks to direct Peter Morgan's Hereafter for Warner Bros.^ I called Morgan back and said, "Yes, I'd love to do this," and if it wasn't set up anywhere I would set it up at Warner Bros.

^ The names of Eastwood and stars Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon should propel this absorbing Warner Bros.

^ (September 2008) In pre-production for the Nelson Mandela movie Invictus (2009), where his good friend, 'Morgan Freeman I)', will be acting as Nelson Mandela .
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.Eastwood had announced that he has all but retired from acting, although maintained that "if a good western script turns up, you never know..."^ Eastwood only you know when to stop.
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^ Clint Eastwood has been working all his life in movies and behind the camera.He's like Paul Newman.You never hear a bad thing about him.The press only reports bad things,sex scandels etc.Sooo when they see Clint tired from working they jump all over him.Clint will retire when he wants not when they want him too.Keep up the work you are number 1 in my book.
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^ And it is Eastwood's last great turn as an action star that sticks with you: huffing and puffing alongside the motorcade, a superstar revealing an unusually vulnerable side.

[citation needed] Eastwood currently donates funds toward the new CSUMB campus library. .In early 2007, Eastwood announced that he will produce a Bruce Ricker documentary about jazz legend Dave Brubeck.^ The new DVD has a lot of interesting insights about Eastwood, including a documentary narrated by John Cusack.
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^ Already, there is much discussion about Eastwood’s next project, Hereafter, which he expects to begin shooting by early fall.

The film is tentatively titled Dave Brubeck – In His Own Sweet Way. It will trace the development of Brubeck's latest composition, the Cannery Row Suite. This work was commissioned by the Monterey Jazz Festival and premiered at the 2006 festival. .Eastwood's film crews captured early rehearsals, sound checks, and the final performance.^ It remains one of Eastwoods best films and also features some of the strongest supporting performances in any Eastwood film.
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.Ricker and Eastwood are currently working on a documentary about Tony Bennett, as well, titled The Music Never Ends.^ Eastwood also shares an incident that tells me a great deal about how he works.

^ Matt worked with a great dialogue coach and he really wanted to do the accent well," explains Eastwood.

^ "They said, 'No boxing movies have done well in recent times and a woman boxing has never done well,'" says Eastwood.

[125]

2010s

.Hereafter is a forthcoming thriller film directed by Eastwood from a screenplay by Peter Morgan.^ It was Siegel who encouraged Eastwood to direct his first feature film, Play Misty for Me (1971), a thriller about a disc jockey (played by Eastwood) who becomes involved with a psychotic fan.
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^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

^ EASTWOOD: When you get into directing films it becomes a little different because directing is so time-consuming.
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.It stars Matt Damon as "a reluctant psychic", and co-stars Cécile de France, and Lyndsey Marshal.^ The names of Eastwood and stars Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon should propel this absorbing Warner Bros.

.Filming commenced in France on October 19, 2009. A days filming was done at the old Belle Epoque hotel in the village of Planet, near Chamonix which was transformed into a Swiss hospital for scenes between Cécile de France and Marthe Keller.^ May 24, 2008 - 21:19 ET by Jerry I watched an old movie the other day called Zulu (1964).
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^ November 20th, 2009 3:43 pm ET Eastwood apparently likes the good old days, and apparently don't like what is going on now a days.
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^ Filming will commence in early 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.
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.Production then moved to Paris for four days and on October 21 a short scene between de France and Mylène Jampanoï was filmed in a stairwell inside the France Télévisions building.^ I've acted in 29 films and worked four days for Clint in "Flags of Our Fathers."
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[126]
.In the first week of November, production moved to London, England for three weeks of filming in locations including Bermondsey and in Walworth.^ I love everything from his westerns, the first three Dirty Harry's, his Every Which Way...orangutaun films, to his acclaimed directorial work.
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^ There was a period around ’96-’98 that I started renting Eastwood films like crazy, one or two a week or even three on a weekend.
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^ Before postproduction on Invictus wrapped earlier this fall, he was already shooting a new film on location in Paris and London.

Scenes were also filmed on the Heygate Estate.[127] .Filming resumed on January 12, 2010; Eastwood filmed scenes with de France for three days on the Hawaiian island of Maui.^ By the late Sixties, the three films had established Eastwood's reputation as an international superstar, initially more popular abroad than at home.
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^ There was a period around ’96-’98 that I started renting Eastwood films like crazy, one or two a week or even three on a weekend.
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^ Some felt Eastwood deserved the Best Director Oscar but was robbed since Peter Jackson won for all three Lord of the Rings films.
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Production next moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. On January 19, scenes featuring Damon were shot at the California and Hawaiian Sugar Company refinery in Crockett, California, which represents a flour mill on screen. Production returns to London on January 29 to shoot the final scenes with Damon.[128]
Variety has described the script as a thriller "in the vein of The Sixth Sense."Peter Morgan told The Hollywood Reporter, "It's quite spiritual material, and quite romantic, too. .It's the sort of piece that's not easy to describe and in the hands of different filmmakers could end up as wildly different films.^ "I ended up liking him very much, but we had to piece that script together."

^ Now it could be because his hair was more bouffed up in the 1970s but I could not honestly be so sure he was 6'4" in that film as in Magnum Force.
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^ Its barrage of nifty stunts and snowy locations, and the ping pong of double crosses that make up the twist ending, have granted the film a bank holiday charm.

.Quite unlike some of my other material, which I think there were only certain ways that you could shoot it."^ I can only hope that you and others do too.
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^ There are many other more dominating factors involved and it's people like you that have made it this way with your blaming and lack of accountability.
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^ You get to a certain age and I'm there too, where you don't want to tell a lot of violent stories, but this is a chance to make a great statement".
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[129]

Other projects

.Eastwood has had a strong passion for music since a young age, particularly a love of jazz, and he also is also a country and western enthusiast.^ The producers of Dirty Harry (1971) originally didn't want Eastwood, since they felt he was too young at 41.
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^ Shaun says on 26/Nov/09 Aleks, Eastwood weight trained from a young age and at one point in the 1970s was obsessed with fitness and eating healthily.
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^ I am John Travolta's age, I once disco'd and wore the platform shoes and I love old school music.
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[130] He dabbled in music early on and in late 1959 had produced the album Cowboy Favorites which was released on the Cameo label.[130] .The album included some classics such as Bob Wills's San Antonio Rose and Cole Porter's Don't Fence Me In and despite his attempts to plug the album by going on a tour, it never reached the Billboard Hot 100.^ Mentioned on T.G. Sheppard 's hit single "Make My Day," which in the first half of 1984 reached #12 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart and also reached #62 on that magazine's Hot 100 singles survey.
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[130] .Later in 1963, Cameo producer Kal Mann would bluntly tell him that "he would never make it big as a singer".[131] Neverless, during the off season of filming Rawhide, Eastwood and Brinegar, sometimes joined by Sheb Wooley would go on touring rodeos, state fairs and festivals and in 1962 their act entitled Amusement Business Cavalcade of Fairs earned them as much as $15,000 a performance.^ Eastwood accepted the role for $15,000.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ In 1964, during a four-month break in the Rawhide production schedule, Eastwood accepted an offer of $15,000 to fly to Spain and star in A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone.
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[131]
Eastwood has his own Warner Bros. .Records-distributed imprint, Malpaso Records, as part of his deal with Warner Bros.^ After the deal, she pitched more than 30 projects; Warner Bros.
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This deal was unchanged when Warner Music Group was sold by Time Warner to private investors. .Malpaso has released all of the scores of Eastwood's films from The Bridges of Madison County onward.^ The Bridges of Madison County (1995) 10.
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^ Years later, Burt told Clint about this great novel called The Bridges of Madison County, and some time later, it was shot by Eastwood ( The Bridges of Madison County (1995)).
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^ PLAYBOY: You've written the main themes for Bridges of Madison County and other films.
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.It also released the album of a 1996 jazz concert he hosted, titled Eastwood after Hours — Live at Carnegie Hall.^ Eastwood opens his biopic of jazz great Charlie 'Yardbird' Parker with a quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'there are no second acts in American lives.'

^ He lives in Carmel and has been married to his second wife Dina Eastwood since 1996.
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Eastwood's handprints on Hollywood Boulevard
.Eastwood had tried for some time to direct an episode of Rawhide, even being promised at one point the possibility of doing so.^ Years later, Burt told Clint about this great novel called The Bridges of Madison County, and some time later, it was shot by Eastwood ( The Bridges of Madison County (1995)).
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^ Clint Eastwood will definitely go down in cinema history as one of the greatest actor/directors of all time.
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^ In 2000 Eastwood decided to star in another comedy but this time he did so with some fellow friends.
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.However, because of differences between the president of the studio and show producers, Eastwood's opportunity fell through.^ I know the difference between 6'2" and 6'4" when I see it and Eastwood had those extra two "lanky" inches which seperate a tall 6'2" from a rather lanky 6'4".
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^ From Eastwood's point-of-view it was a good payday ($800,000) even if he got second billing, and an opportunity to prove himself a on different ground.

^ One producer rather exaggeratingly said in one of his late 60s films "Eastwood arrived at the studios and came in looking seven feet tall".
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.January 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] In 1985, he made his only foray into TV direction to date with the Amazing Stories episode Vanessa In The Garden, starring Harvey Keitel and Sondra Locke; this was his first collaboration with writer/executive producer Steven Spielberg (Spielberg later produced A Perfect World, Flags of Our Fathers, and Letters from Iwo Jima).^ Flags of our Fathers TV Spots and Featurette .

^ January (8) ► February (2) ► March (1) ► April (1) ► May (10) ► September (1) ▼ 2009 (86) ► February (52) A Perfect World 1993 The Bridges of Madison County 1995 Absolute Power 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 True Crime 1999 Space Cowboys 2000 Blood Work 2002 Mystic River 2003 Million Dollar Baby 2004 Flags of our Fathers 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima 2006 The Changeling 2008 Gran Torino 2008 Feb 25th 2007: Ennio Morricone's Oscar Night prese...

^ I, too, believe that we should not be sending our troops to "police the world's problems" as my father used to say.
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.Eastwood has chosen a wide variety of films to direct, some clearly commercial, others highly personal.^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

^ I entered some projects, such as White Hunter, Black Heart, knowing they would probably not be hard-core commercial films.
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^ This was an ambitious assignment for Eastwood as he had never dabled in World War II (not from a directing stand point) and his films never seemed to be overly heavy on action.
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.Eastwood produces many of his films, and is well known in the industry for his efficient, low-cost approach to making films; he has said that "everything I do as a director is based upon what I prefer as an actor."^ Eastwood: Everything is contingent upon the material.

^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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[132] .Over the years, he has developed relationships with many other filmmakers, working over and over with the same crew, production designers, cinematographers, editors, and other technical people.^ There are many other more dominating factors involved and it's people like you that have made it this way with your blaming and lack of accountability.
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^ [Editor Rob: sometimes I don't have time, or at least energy with other non-work things I'm doing.
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^ Many people on here made great points and said some things I have thought and expressed my self for many years.
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Similarly, he has a long-term relationship with the Warner Bros. studio, which finances and releases most of his films. .However, in a 2004 interview appearing in The New York Times, Eastwood noted that he still sometimes has difficulty convincing the studio to back his films.^ Gran Torino , Eastwood spoke with South Asian news source ANI , recalling with fondness an earlier time, when mocking ethnic minorities was a-ok.
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^ At this time Eastwood had already made two sequels to the film called: For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) .
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^ American screen icon clint Eastwood still remains my all time top 5 western Icons, .
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.In the 2000s, Eastwood also began composing music for some of his films.^ It remains one of Eastwoods best films and also features some of the strongest supporting performances in any Eastwood film.
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^ Some felt Eastwood deserved the Best Director Oscar but was robbed since Peter Jackson won for all three Lord of the Rings films.
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[133] .He is one of the subjects profiled in the documentary Fog City Mavericks, which interviews Eastwood alongside other fellow San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers such as George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola.^ His city was another matter of destiny: "We were looking to make it in Seattle, but decided to stop off in San Francisco.

^ Born on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the older child of Clinton and Ruth Eastwood, Clinton Eastwood Jr. Depression-era childhood that profoundly affected him.
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^ In one picture Eastwood looked 5'11" and Pitt was two inches taller and then in the other one their height were reversed and pitt looked 5'11 and Eastwood 6'1.5-6'2"!!
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.As producer, director, and actor, Eastwood has worked exclusively with legendary film poster designer Bill Gold.^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ Unforgiven (1992) is the most acclaimed film of Eastwood's career, winning an Academy Award as best picture and earning him an Oscar as best director.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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.Gold designed (and often photographed) posters for 35 Clint Eastwood films, from Dirty Harry (1971) to Million Dollar Baby (2004).^ The film was called Dirty Harry .
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^ Eastwood and Swank in Million Dollar Baby That following year Eastwood stuck Oscar gold again with the drama Million Dollar Baby (2004) .
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^ Play Misty For Me (1971, CLINT EASTWOOD) "At sometime in everyone's life, regardless of the situation they are in, they have had some kind of uncomfortable relationship like that.

Politics

Eastwood with President Ronald Reagan in the late 1980s.
Eastwood registered as a Republican in order to vote for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 and he supported Richard Nixon's 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns, but later criticized Nixon's morality during Watergate (see the February 1974 edition of Playboy).[134] .He usually describes himself as a libertarian in interviews, fiscally conservative yet socially liberal.^ When he resigned in disgrace, conservatives were maligned, yet he governed like liberal FDR. .
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^ McCain is a liberal republican, the wealthy republicans who support him are usually socially liberal they only reason they are republicans is to try and keep their taxes lower, otherwise they'd be Dems.
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^ Clealry a believer in "MYOB", a concept neither liberals or social conservatives seem capable of grasping.
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[135] .At times, he has supported Democrats in California, such as the liberal and environmentally-concerned Representative Sam Farr in 2002. Indeed, Eastwood contributed $1,000 to Farr's successful re-election campaign that year[136] and on May 23, 2003, the iconic actor-director hosted a $5,000-per-ticket fundraiser for California's Democratic governor, Gray Davis.^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ Knew he'd be the BEST: actor/producer/director…all around iconic, handsome, sexy and fascinating actor and man.
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^ Easily one of my all time favorite actors, and he's evolved into one of our very best directors.
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[137] .Later that year, Eastwood offered to film a commercial in support of California's embattled governor,[138] while in 2001, the star visited Davis' office to support an alternative energy bill written by another Democrat, California State Assemblyman Fred Keeley.^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

^ On the proviso that Freeman would play Madiba, Eastwood undertook to direct it from a script written by another South African living and working in Hollywood, Antony Peckham.

^ It’s sad to see him in his later years,” added another onset insider.
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[139]
In general, Eastwood has favored less governmental interference in both the private economy and the private lives of individuals. .He has disapproved of a reliance on welfare, instead feeling that government should help citizens make something of themselves via education and incentive.^ I believe, Health Care, Education, Social Security and Defense are the primary concerns of the government should focus on at this time.
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^ Those that feel entitled to have everything handed to them instead of earning something.
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^ So let states be the difference and let the federal government get back to providing liberty and protection, instead of welfare.
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.He has, however, approved of unemployment insurance, bail-outs for homeowners saddled with unaffordable mortgages, a continued American automobile industry, electric and hybrid cars, free prescription drugs, government-ordained educational standards, environmental conservation, land preservation, alternative energy, and strict gun control measures such as California's Brady Bill.^ I campaigned in Florida against the national catastrophic insurance fund bill that passed the House of Representatives and defended my opposition to the prescription drug benefit bill that saddled Americans with yet another hugely expensive entitlement program.
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^ I campaigned in New Hampshire against big government mandated health care and for a free market solution to the problem of unavailable and unaffordable health care.
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^ The Soviet Union imploded, much as we will if we continue to spend 100s of billions on military and "security" and nothing on infrastructure or encouraging companies to embrace alternative energy sources.
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.A longtime liberal on civil rights, Eastwood has stated that he has always been pro-choice on abortion (see the March 1997 edition of Playboy).^ All Romney said was that he was pro-life but lived in a pro-choice state so he wouldn't change try to change that.
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^ Eastwood has always been a brilliant player of the Hollywood system, wise enough to see limits as challenges: "I don't believe in pessimism," he shrugs.

[140] He has also endorsed the notion of marriage equality (i.e. allowing gays to marry),[141] just as he had once contributed to groups supporting the Equal Rights Amendment for women. .Eastwood disapproved of America's wars in Korea (1950–1953), Vietnam (1964–1973), and Iraq (2003–present), believing that the U.S. should not be overly militaristic or playing the role of global policeman.^ This was an ambitious assignment for Eastwood as he had never dabled in World War II (not from a directing stand point) and his films never seemed to be overly heavy on action.
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^ "I always felt that Morgan was the ideal guy and should play Nelson Mandela, even before there was a script," Eastwood said.

.In all, he considers himself too individualistic to be either right-wing or left-wing, having sometimes described himself as a "political nothing" and a "moderate" (see the February 1974 edition of Playboy).^ The left wing nut jobs blame the right wing nut jobs who blame the left wing nut jobs and so on...
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^ What I see is nothing but selfishness and out right greed.
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^ Before socialists came to power, they were erroneously considered “left wing” (as they are erroneously considered today) because they championed the rights of the people.
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[134] .Eastwood has also stated that he doesn't see himself as conservative, but that he isn't "ultra-leftist," either.^ If one listens to Sean Hannity, for example, then "conservative" tends to mean either a “social conservative” or otherwise “anything-that-isn't-Democrat.” These are false notions.
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[141]
.Eastwood made one successful foray into elected politics, becoming the Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California (population 4,000), a wealthy small town and artist community on the Monterey Peninsula, for one term.^ November 18th, 2009 1:24 pm ET This is not a political statement by Clint, so why are so many of you trying to make it into one.
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^ Cal, you do know that Clint is the former republican Mayor of Carmel, California, don't you?
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^ Mr Eastwood is not only an actor of superb skill, but has become one of the truly great directors.
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.During his tenure, he completed Heartbreak Ridge and Bird.^ During his term in office he made a military film called Heartbreak Ridge .
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[142]
In 2001, he was appointed to the California State Park and Recreation Commission by Democratic Governor Gray Davis.[143] .He was reappointed in 2004 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger,[144] whom he supported in the elections of 2003 and 2006 (although Eastwood disapproved of the recall of Davis in 2003).^ Voted for Arnold Schwarzenegger as Governor of California in 2003 and 2006.
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^ Eastwood also looked shorter than 6' Arnold Schwarzenegger recently and 5'11" Brad Pitt(who may have worn lifts, but his shoes didn't look ridiculous).
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^ T12/6/06: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Eastwood into the California Hall of Fame located at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts.
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Soon afterwards Governor Schwarzenegger announced a proposal to close 80 percent of California State Parks.
.Eastwood, the vice chairman of the commission, and commission chairman, Bobby Shriver, Schwarzenegger's brother-in-law, led a California State Park and Recreation Commission panel in its unanimous opposition in 2005 to a six-lane, 16-mile (26 km), toll road that would cut through San Onofre State Beach, north of San Diego, and one of Southern California's most cherished surfing beaches.^ One of his most underrated films, it required Eastwood to be virtually to sole male actor in a cast of full of women: "There's nothing wrong with that," he grins.

^ That's why Clint Eastwood, who turned 79 this year, is still considered one of the most dynamic and impressive directors in the business.

^ In a role that was originally slated for Frank Sinatra Eastwood made it his own and made Dirty Harry Callahan one of the most popular and famous characters in movie history.
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Eastwood and Shriver also supported a 2006 lawsuit to block the toll road and urged the California Coastal Commission to reject the project, which it did in February 2008.[145]
In March 2008, Eastwood and Shriver, whose terms had expired, were not reappointed.[145] The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) asked for a legislative investigation into the decision to not re-appoint Eastwood and Shriver, citing their opposition to the toll road extension.[146] .According to the NRDC and The New Republic, Eastwood and Shriver were not reappointed again in 2008 because both Eastwood and Shriver opposed the freeway extension of California State Route 241, that would cut through the San Onofre State Beach.^ Leone mentioned that Eastwood was like a block marble because he was constantly changing and chipping away at the block and creating something new.
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^ What's so great and unique about Eastwood is you could have separate threads like this for his acting and directing careers, and both would be perfectly legitimate.
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^ And if Invictus happens to collect a couple of Oscars next year, which is highly probable, it would not be because Eastwood had intended it, or even that he hoped for it, but that they would be richly deserved.

[147][148] This extension is likewise supported by Governor Schwarzenegger.[147][148] .Schwarzenegger's press release appointing Alice Huffman and Lindy DeKoven to replace Eastwood and Shriver makes no mention of a reason for the commission change.^ No better actors than Clint Eastwood, Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Jack Palance and too many others to mention.
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^ Leone mentioned that Eastwood was like a block marble because he was constantly changing and chipping away at the block and creating something new.
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^ And NO ONE CAN EVER REPLACE YOU AS CORNER STONE OF AMERICA! THANK YOU MR. EASTWOOD YOU STILL GOT IT! .
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[149][150]
Governor Schwarzenegger appointed Eastwood (along with actor and director Danny DeVito, actor and director Bill Duke, producer Tom Werner and producer and director Lili Zanuck) to the California Film Commission in April 2004.[151]
.During the 2008 United States Presidential Election, Eastwood endorsed John McCain for President, citing the fact that he had known McCain since 1973. He donated $2,300 towards McCain's campaign funds.^ What is the problem with Lynn Cheney as Vice President to balance liberal John McCain.
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^ Clint Eastwood states: " I like John McCain,personally,very much."
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^ I have a suggestion that should appeal to all disillusioned conservatives: Elect Hillary to the presidency, but appoint John McCain to be the pilot of Air Force One.
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[152] .Although sympathetic towards her bid for the presidency, Eastwood expressed disappointment with Hillary Clinton for engaging in a duck-hunting photo op, saying, "I was thinking: 'The poor duck, what the hell did she do that for?'^ Not only did he leave prison to become president, but he did not hold a great sense of bitterness towards the people who had imprisoned him.

^ Aleks says on 16/Aug/09 I think Eastwood was 6'3" peak and 6'3" when he made Unforgiven.
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^ Be it because he was slouching, others wore lifts, or photos were doctored, I no longer think Eastwood lost as much height as I thought.
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I don't go for hunting. .I just don't like killing creatures.^ Nouveau Republican poseurs like this macho actor and his liberal Republican friends just don't get it.
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^ Then it was like 'Well why don't we just put it out and see if anyone likes it.

^ I'm a Republican, and I don't like Ann Coulter AT ALL! Her tone is shrill, and she's just plain mean.
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.Unless they're trying to kill me.^ Then they wonder why they're facing a backlash when they go around trying to opress ("convert") everyone unfortunate enough to cross their little crusading paths.
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Then that would be fine."[153] Upon the election of Barack Obama, Eastwood stated "Obama is my president now and I am going to be wishing him the very best because it is what is best for all of us."[154]

Relationships

.Eastwood told biographer Richard Schickel that he lost his virginity at age 14.[155] He has fathered at least seven children by five different women.^ November 19th, 2009 1:14 pm ET I love Clint Eastwood, but why must every generation, when they reach his age, complain that the world has lost its way and is now filled with silly youngsters?
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^ November 18th, 2009 2:36 pm ET Oh please....this is the same Clint Eastwood that's had 7 kids by 6 different women?
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[155] .Biographer Patrick McGilligan claims Eastwood also fathered a child who was given up for adoption[155] and several others that were aborted.^ When I showed up in South Africa this spring, Eastwood was several days ahead of the planned Invictus shooting schedule.

^ I for one am ready someone who will actually live up to that responsibility and let the political hyena's like Limbaugh or Hillary comsume each other.
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^ So loathed were the Springboks that those few blacks who showed up for matches rooted loudly for the other side.

[155] .According to McGilligan and biographer Marc Eliot, Eastwood always had a strong sexual appetite and had affairs with tens of women through the years, including many of his co-stars such as Inger Stevens (Hang 'Em High), Jean Seberg (Paint Your Wagon), Jo Ann Harris (The Beguiled), Kay Lenz (Breezy), actresses Peggy Lipton and Rebecca Pearle, Jane Brolin, and swimming champion Anita Lhoest .^ Through the many years we have watch him entertain us one thing can be said about him, Clint Eastwood is a presents!
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^ Eastwood has always been very fitness conscious and has worked out heavily many hours a week with weights and other training methods throughout his life.
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^ So Do what is necessary to hang around for us to enjoy you for many more years to come.
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[155] He also had an affair with French actress Catherine Deneuve, while in Paris in the mid 1960s.[156] Biographer Patrick McGilligan and friend Paul Lippman have claimed that Eastwood was particularly sexually active and promiscuous in the 1970s and that he used his apartment close to the Hog's Breath Inn which he purchased in Carmel in the early 1970s to meet young ladies for "nooners" and "five in the afternooners".[157] According to Lippman, "Eastwood seemed to get a bang out of this kinkier side to himself and rarely concealed it, often gloated about it".[157]

Maggie Johnson

Eastwood married swimsuit model Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953, six months after they met on a blind date.[155] .Eastwood originally did not want to have children with his wife, then she became ill with hepatitis.^ Eastwood only appears at all when Costner suggested he was a perfect fit for old Texas Ranger on his trail, and the director had originally wanted Denzel Washington.

[155] After she recovered, he changed his mind, and Johnson became pregnant after fourteen years of marriage.[155] .They had two children: Kyle Eastwood (born May 19, 1968) and Alison Eastwood (born May 22, 1972).^ The Rookie (1990) C- Clint Eastwood was born on May 30, 1930 to Clinton and Ruth Eastwood and spent many of his young years on the move.
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.They separated around 1975, but Johnson did not take any legal action until 1978, when she filed for a legal separation.^ "Say what you will, but step back and look at where this Country was before they [Baby Boomers]came around - take a look at where things stood.
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^ Say what you will, but step back and look at where this Country was before they came around - take a look at where things stood.
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[155] .Eastwood was ordered to pay her $25 million ($1 million for each year they were married).^ And if Invictus happens to collect a couple of Oscars next year, which is highly probable, it would not be because Eastwood had intended it, or even that he hoped for it, but that they would be richly deserved.

^ Eastwood and Swank in Million Dollar Baby That following year Eastwood stuck Oscar gold again with the drama Million Dollar Baby (2004) .
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[155] Their divorce, however, was not finalized until May 1984.[155]

Roxanne Tunis

.During his marriage to Johnson, Eastwood had an affair with Roxanne Tunis, who was an extra on Rawhide during the late 1950s and early 1960s.^ Eastwood as Rowdy Yates in "Rawhide" During his stint on “Rawhide” Eastwood was contacted by a man named Sergio Leone.
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[155] .They had a daughter, Kimber Eastwood, born on June 17, 1964. Over the years, Eastwood financially supported Tunis and their daughter, and would secretly visit them every three to four months, according to Kimber.^ I would have thought Eastwood would support Ron Paul.
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^ And if Invictus happens to collect a couple of Oscars next year, which is highly probable, it would not be because Eastwood had intended it, or even that he hoped for it, but that they would be richly deserved.

^ In the end, they would all support open borders, amnesty, the North American Union & Amero (to displace the rapidly devaluing dollar).
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[155] .Kimber's son, Clinton, was born on February 21, 1984. The existence of Eastwood's love child and secret grandchild were unknown to the public and even Eastwood's family until reported by the National Enquirer in 1989.[155] Since then Kimber has had a small role in her father's film Absolute Power.^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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^ (I'm 50) I hope there are no reporters from the National Enquirer print a story about me.
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^ Even if you loved ABSOLUTE POWER, neither of those movies is worth seeing.
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[155]

Sondra Locke

Eastwood and Sondra Locke in their 1977 film The Gauntlet
.Eastwood had a fourteen-year relationship with actress Sondra Locke, whom he met in 1972 and co-starred in six films: The Outlaw Josey Wales, The Gauntlet, Every Which Way but Loose, Bronco Billy, Any Which Way You Can, and Sudden Impact.^ The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 47.
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^ Every Which Way But Loose (1978, JAMES FARGO) "It was not quite the thing people were expecting," laughs Eastwood knowingly.

^ He was in Joe Kidd and Any Which Way You Can, is listed as 6'4, and seemed a literal hair taller than Eastwood.
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Locke became pregnant by Eastwood twice, and had two abortions and a tubal ligation.[158] .Their relationship ended acrimoniously in 1989.[155] She filed a palimony suit against Eastwood, and the litigation continued for a decade, with Locke suing him a second time for fraud.^ Eastwood return to what made him star as he dusted off the .44 Magnum and brought Dirty Harry Callahan back for a fourth time in Sudden Impact .
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[159] Locke and Eastwood finally resolved the dispute with a non-public settlement in 1999.[155][160]

Jacelyn Reeves

During his cohabitation with Locke, Eastwood had an affair with flight attendant Jacklyn Reeves, with whom he had a son, Scott, and a daughter, Kathryn.[155] The fact that Scott and Kathryn Reeves were the actor's children was not publicly known until a Carmel reporter revealed the information in the 1990s.[155] .Since then, the son (now known as Scott Eastwood) has grown close to his father and has also become an actor.^ Mr Eastwood you and all the great actors have a place in this world and no one will ever come close to you all.
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^ I agree with those who say actors should keep their mouths shut in general, although eastwood is a mayor now so fair enough.
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^ Mr Eastwood is not only an actor of superb skill, but has become one of the truly great directors.
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[155]

Frances Fisher

.After breaking up with Locke, Eastwood moved in with Frances Fisher, whom he met in 1988 while filming Pink Cadillac.^ There's little more exciting to a true film buff these days than the prospect of another Clint Eastwood film coming up.
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^ Unfortunately Eastwood finished the 80s on a low note with a fifth and final sequel to Dirty Harry called The Dead Pool (1988) and the comedy Pink Cadillac (1989) .
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^ Its a nice little film and definitely departs from Eastwoods usual films up to that point.
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[155] .They appeared together in Unforgiven, and had a daughter, Francesca Fisher-Eastwood, born on August 7, 1993. Fisher moved out of their shared home in 1995[155] but remains friendly with Eastwood and later appeared with him in True Crime.^ Eastwood took another year off and then in 1999 returned the thriller True Crime which featured an innocent man on death row.
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^ Eastwood was back with Don Siegel again, indeed he had requested him, but this was opposite the grizzled machismo they usually dealt in.

^ Eastwood holds his Oscars for Unforgiven Eastwood followed this with the Wolfgang Peterson directed CIA thriller In the Line of Fire (1993) and the self directed drama A Perfect World (1993) .
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Dina Ruiz

Eastwood with wife Dina in 2007
Eastwood married anchorwoman Dina Ruiz on March 31, 1996, in Las Vegas when Eastwood surprised her with a private ceremony at a home on the Shadow Creek Golf Course.[161] She is 35 years his junior. Kyle Eastwood served best man. The couple's daughter, Morgan Eastwood, was born on December 12, 1996.
.Speaking in 2008 of his fatherhood in his late 70s, Eastwood said: "I'm a much better father now than when I was younger because then I was working all around the world and I was desperate to find the brass ring, so I worked constantly.^ Now there's a better man than I am.
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^ The world and its workings are more complex than that.
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^ What we have now is ZILCH. The Bush-McCain-Kennedy (ugh) plan was not perfect, but it was better than JACK SQUAT which IS what we've got now.
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.Now my daughter takes precedence over everything and, even though I've done a lot of work in the past year, I haven't ignored her and have been involved in her school activities.^ As a result here, people now don't have to work as hard as generations before, and we've believed the hype that it's all about ourselves.
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^ Now that we've got that out of the way, let's do something constructive, we've identified the problem, let's take steps to fix it.
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^ And even if you do, you must only have known him for say, the past 5-10 years, which he could clearly be down to 6'4.5" by now at his age, but certainly 6'6" in his prime.
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.I go to all the softball games and look ridiculous out there because almost everybody's got a much younger father than she does.^ Eastwood also looked shorter than 6' Arnold Schwarzenegger recently and 5'11" Brad Pitt(who may have worn lifts, but his shoes didn't look ridiculous).
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^ Interesting.Does anybody know how much taller Eastwood was than Morgan Freeman in 1992 in the Unforgiven?
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^ They ALL yak about God, then go out and KILL. .
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But it's fun. .I think you appreciate everything a lot more when you get to my age.^ I think that you have been a great Actor & Director and you don't have to prove nothing more to no one, not even yourself.
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^ Shame on anyone who thinks that we should quit everything at a certain age.
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^ It's like people think you should look perfect at that age.
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.I never started out thinking I would have a big family.^ It started with families and spread out from there.
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^ I think she would have been just as big a name in that era than, the same as Katherine Hepburn and Bette Davis and Ingrid Birdman."

^ If God was out there, I think he would have done something about that already.
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.But now, it's very important to me, and family relationships take precedence over work."^ We have become accustomed to a very good lifestyle and now take it for granted.
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^ People now-a-days take the easy way out and are lackadaisical with their work ethic and education.
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[162]

Leisure

The Hog's Breath Inn in Carmel, once owned for many years by Eastwood
In 1975, Eastwood publicly proclaimed his participation in Transcendental Meditation when he appeared on The Merv Griffin Show with the founder of Transcendental Meditation, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.[163]
.Eastwood owns the exclusive Tehàma Golf Club, located in Carmel-by-the-Sea.^ So Eastwood decided to take matters into his own hands and run for Mayor of Carmel, California.
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The invitation-only club reportedly has around 300 members and a joining price of $500,000. He is also an investor of the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links.[164] He loves to play golf and donates his time every year to charitable causes at major tournaments..December 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Eastwood is also the owner of the Mission Ranch Hotel and Restaurant,[165] located in Carmel-by-the-Sea.^ You are WRONG. Heightcritique says on 29/Dec/09 Clint Eastwood was in the George Lopez show December 2009 (just a few days ago).
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^ Danimal says on 29/Dec/09 Heightcritique says on 29/Dec/09 Clint Eastwood was in the George Lopez show December 2009 (just a few days ago).
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^ If you have ever been to his Mission Ranch in Carmel and followed his career you'd know that he is not supportive of far right or left agendas.
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Eastwood is an audiophile, known for his love of jazz. He owns an extensive collection of LPs which he plays on a Rockport turntable. His interest in music was passed on to his son Kyle, now a jazz musician. .Eastwood co-wrote "Why Should I Care" with Linda Thompson and Carole Bayer Sager which was recorded by Diana Krall.^ I don't care who Eastwood, my favorite actor, or Oprah support, they all should keep their mouths shut.
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^ Song("Why Should I Care") .
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^ I find it amusing that people are compaining about Clint Eastwood being a liberal and wondering why he would care about the Republicans.
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.He has voiced a lack of interest in hunting, saying, "I don't go for hunting.^ November 18th, 2009 5:57 pm ET I agree fully with what Clint Eastwood says, I don't know where this is all going to end.
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^ I don't want my brain saying USMC and the body saying Go Fish.
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.I just don't like killing creatures.^ Nouveau Republican poseurs like this macho actor and his liberal Republican friends just don't get it.
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^ Then it was like 'Well why don't we just put it out and see if anyone likes it.

^ I'm a Republican, and I don't like Ann Coulter AT ALL! Her tone is shrill, and she's just plain mean.
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.Unless they're trying to kill me.^ Then they wonder why they're facing a backlash when they go around trying to opress ("convert") everyone unfortunate enough to cross their little crusading paths.
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Then that would be fine."[167]
.Eastwood is an experienced pilot and sometimes flies his own helicopter to the studio to avoid traffic.^ By the way if some of out national airline pilots take catnaps (while flying) what's wrong with Clint closing his eyes occasionally while he is on his own set?
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[citation needed]

Image and popularity

Filmography

Awards and honors

.Eastwood is one of two people to have been twice nominated for Best Actor and Best Director for the same film (Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby) the other being Warren Beatty (Heaven Can Wait and Reds).^ (Their two previous collaborations, “Unforgiven” and “Million Dollar Baby,” both won best picture Oscars.

^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
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^ In 1974 Eastwood team with then unknown writer/director Michael Cimino for a film called Thunderbolt & Lightfoot .
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.Along with Beatty, Robert Redford, Richard Attenborough, Kevin Costner, and Mel Gibson, he is one of the few directors best known as an actor to win an Academy Award for directing.^ Knew he'd be the BEST: actor/producer/director…all around iconic, handsome, sexy and fascinating actor and man.
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^ I have yet to see a few of his directed films but of the ones I’ve seen I rank them like this: 1.
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^ The guys who won World War II and that whole generation have disappeared, and now we have a bunch of teenage twits,” the Academy Award winning actor and director told the magazine.
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.On February 27, 2005, at age 74, he became one of only three living directors (along with Miloš Forman and Francis Ford Coppola) to have directed two Best Picture winners.^ EDITED TO ADD: I'd also say that Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby are the only films from the last fifteen years to deserve their Best Picture wins.
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^ (Their two previous collaborations, “Unforgiven” and “Million Dollar Baby,” both won best picture Oscars.

^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

.He is also, at age 74, the oldest recipient of the Academy Award for Best Director.^ It received wide spread critical praise and received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Penn), Best Supporting Actor (Robbins), Best Supporting Actress (Gay Harden), Best Director, Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
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^ He's the best director I know," Freeman says of the filmmaker who gave him a plum role in "Unforgiven" and an Academy Award-winning part in "Million Dollar Baby."

^ The film earned him an Oscar for best director; it also won the best picture award.

.Eastwood directed five actors in Academy Award–winning performances: Gene Hackman in Unforgiven, Tim Robbins & Sean Penn in Mystic River, and Morgan Freeman and Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby.^ It didn't feel, well, very Clintish, and he wasn't going to be in it - Sean Penn (who one Best Actor for his performance as a local hoodlum), Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins were the three friends who share a painful past, which echoes into the present.

^ Their give-and-take reflects the camaraderie that Eastwood, 79, and Freeman, 72, captured on screen as hired mercenaries in 1992's Western "Unforgiven" and as ringside pals in 2004's boxing drama "Million Dollar Baby."

^ He's the best director I know," Freeman says of the filmmaker who gave him a plum role in "Unforgiven" and an Academy Award-winning part in "Million Dollar Baby."

Clint Eastwood received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1996 and received an honorary degree from AFI in 2009.
.Eastwood has received numerous other awards, including an America Now TV Award as well as one of the 2000 Kennedy Center Honors.^ In one picture Eastwood looked 5'11" and Pitt was two inches taller and then in the other one their height were reversed and pitt looked 5'11 and Eastwood 6'1.5-6'2"!!
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^ If you want to see an example of one of them just turn on the TV right now and listen to Sarah Palin display one of the characteristics of a sociopath, pathological lying.
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^ Plus, most "believers", "God freaks" voted for Bush (the one who said he represented God's choice) and look where we are now, in the America you do not seem to enjoy...
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.He received an honorary degree from University of the Pacific in 2006, and an honorary degree from University of Southern California in 2007. In 1995 he received the honorary Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for lifetime achievement in film producing.^ The film received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Eastwood), Best Supporting Actor (Freeman), Best Actress (Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture and Best Editing.
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^ "Honoree" (Lifetime Achievement Award) .
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^ "Honoree" (Irving G Thalberg Award) .
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[168] .In 2006, he received a nomination for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media for Million Dollar Baby.^ The film received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Eastwood), Best Supporting Actor (Freeman), Best Actress (Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture and Best Editing.
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^ EDITED TO ADD: I'd also say that Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby are the only films from the last fifteen years to deserve their Best Picture wins.
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^ Flags was released in October 2006 to good reviews but it failed to capture everyone like his previous two films ( Mystic River & Million Dollar Baby ) did.
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.In 2007, Eastwood was the first recipient of the Jack Valenti Humanitarian Award, an annual award presented by the MPAA to individuals in the motion picture industry whose work has reached out positively and respectfully to the world.^ "It turned out to be this PG kind of movie," he says approvingly, "one that could reach down to an audience I hadn't been appealing to with the tougher pictures."

^ Eastwood has always been very fitness conscious and has worked out heavily many hours a week with weights and other training methods throughout his life.
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^ "Invictus" marks the first time Eastwood worked with Freeman as a director only, not as a co-star, too.

.He received the award for his work on the 2006 films Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima.^ Flags of Our Fathers (2006) B 16.
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^ The men raise the American flag on Iwo Jima in Flags of our Fathers Eastwoods career has been alive and well for over 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down.
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^ Shortly into 2006 it was announced that Eastwood would also make a film to coincide with Flags of our Fathers .
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[169]
.On December 6, 2006, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Eastwood into the California Hall of Fame located at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts.^ Eastwood also looked shorter than 6' Arnold Schwarzenegger recently and 5'11" Brad Pitt(who may have worn lifts, but his shoes didn't look ridiculous).
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^ Shortly into 2006 it was announced that Eastwood would also make a film to coincide with Flags of our Fathers .
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^ So Eastwood decided to take matters into his own hands and run for Mayor of Carmel, California.
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In early 2007, Eastwood was presented with the highest civilian distinction in France, Légion d'honneur, at a ceremony in Paris. French President Jacques Chirac told Eastwood that he embodied "the best of Hollywood".[170]
On September 22, 2007, Eastwood was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music at the Monterey Jazz Festival, on which he serves as an active board member. .Upon receiving the award he gave a speech, claiming, "It's one of the great honors I’ll cherish in this lifetime."^ It has been a great honor in this lifetime to see people such as yourself bring movies to a whole level.
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[171] He was also honored with the "Cinema for Peace Award 2007 for Most Valuable Movie of the Year" for "Flags of our Fathers" and "Letters from Iwo Jima".
.Eastwood received the 2008 Best Actor award from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures for his performance in Gran Torino.^ The film took home Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Eastwood's third directing nod.

^ It remains one of Eastwoods best films and also features some of the strongest supporting performances in any Eastwood film.
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^ Clint Eastwood is by far the best actor, director, writer and producer as well as composer that I have had the pleasure watching.
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[172]
.On April 29, 2009, the Japanese government announced that Eastwood was to receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, which represents the third highest of eight classes associated with this award.^ You are WRONG. Heightcritique says on 29/Dec/09 Clint Eastwood was in the George Lopez show December 2009 (just a few days ago).
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^ Danimal says on 29/Dec/09 Heightcritique says on 29/Dec/09 Clint Eastwood was in the George Lopez show December 2009 (just a few days ago).
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[173]
.On November 13, 2009, Clint Eastwood was made French Legion of Honor Commander, which represents the third highest of five classes associated with this award.^ November 18th, 2009 2:13 pm ET I'm so in agreement with Clint.
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^ UPDATE Rawhide 1959-1965 HEAD EM UP! ► October (2) Early Film and TV roles A visit from an old friend: Dave Turner ► November (8) Clint Made French Legion of Honor Commander Invictus 2009 UPDATE The Beguiled: The Storyteller 1971 Eastwood Interviewed marks the Archive’s big 100 Clint and Morgan attend 2009 GQ Men of the Year Pa...

^ November 18th, 2009 12:31 pm ET Clint is right.
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He was previously made French Legion of Honor Knight in 2007.[174]

Academy Awards

Won
  • 1992 Best Director – Unforgiven
  • 1992 Best Picture – Unforgiven
  • 1994 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
  • 2004 Best Director – Million Dollar Baby
  • 2004 Best Picture – Million Dollar Baby
Nominated

Discography

Eastwood is also a musician, pianist and composer. .He composed the film scores of Mystic River, Grace Is Gone (2007), and Changeling, and the original piano compositions for In the Line of Fire.^ Eastwood more then made up for that film a year later with Mystic River in 2003.
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^ The film, like Mystic River the year before, received massive critical praise and had a big box office success.
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.One of his songs can be heard over the credits of Gran Torino.^ With such movies as "Mystic River," "Letters From Iwo Jima" and "Gran Torino," he has consolidated a reputation as one of the finest directors working today.

Albums

Year Album
1963 Rawhide's Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites

Singles

Year Single Chart Positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1961 "Known Girl" singles only
1962 "Rowdy"
"For You, For Me, For Evermore"
1980 "Bar Room Buddies" (with Merle Haggard) 1 1 Bronco Billy Soundtrack
"Beers to You" (with Ray Charles) 55 singles only
1981 "Cowboy in a Three Piece Suit"
1984 "Make My Day" (with T. G. Sheppard) 12 62 11 Slow Burn (T. G. Sheppard album)
2009 "Gran Torino" (as Walt Kowalski with Jamie Cullum) single only

Notes

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  5. ^ adherents.com The Religious Affiliation of actor/director Clint Eastwood.
  6. ^ CBS Evening News interview, February 6, 2005.
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  115. ^ The New York Times Reviews/Film: A Perfect World, Page 2
  116. ^ Washington Post - 'A Perfect World' by Hal Hinson
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  124. ^ Keller, Bill. - "Entering the Scrum". - The New York Times Book Review. August 17, 2008.
  125. ^ University of the Pacific Media Relations (2007-03-14). "Clint Eastwood and Other Illustrious Artists Honor Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck". University of the Pacific. http://web.pacific.edu/x6894.xml. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
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  174. ^ Eastwood receives French honour BBC

Bibliography

  • McGilligan, Patrick (1999). Clint: The Life and Legend. Harper Collins. ISBN 0-00-638354-8.. 
  • Schickel, Richard (1996). Clint Eastwood: A Biography. Knopf. ISBN 9780679429746, ISBN 0-679-42974-3. 

Further reading

  • Engel, Leonard (2007). .Clint Eastwood, Actor and Director: New Perspectives.^ The film received Academy Award nominations for: Best Actor (Eastwood), Best Supporting Actor (Freeman), Best Actress (Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture and Best Editing.
    • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Also why are the political views of Ann Coulter and Clint Eastwood news?
    • Clint Eastwood: Ann Coulter, others, 'masochistic': The Swamp 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ However, Bird was a personal project, and indicated that the life of Clint Eastwood the director was entering a second, if not a third, act.

    University of Utah Press. ISBN 9780874809008, ISBN 0-87480-900-2.
     
  • Johnstone, Iain (2007). .The Man with No Name: The Biography of Clint Eastwood.^ No figure in American film has had quite the third act of Clint Eastwood.

    ^ I liked the Dirty Hairy and Man-With-No-Name version of Eastwood....way back before he totally sold-out to the degenerate Hollywood "in-crowd" in order to win their approval.
    • Clint Eastwood: Ann Coulter, others, 'masochistic': The Swamp 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ November 18th, 2009 1:14 pm ET I named my only son born in 1995 after Clint Eastwood.
    • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    Plexus Publishing, Limited. ISBN 9780859653879, ISBN 0-85965-387-0.
     
  • McGilligan, Patrick (1999). Clint: The Life and Legend. Perseus Books Group. ISBN 9780786708437, ISBN 0-7867-0843-3. 
  • Schickel, Richard (1996). Clint Eastwood: A Biography. Knopf. ISBN 9780679429746, ISBN 0-679-42974-3. 
  • Thompson, Douglas (2005). .Clint Eastwood: Billion Dollar Man.^ More Tags: Clint Eastwood , Gran Torino , Gran Torino Trailer , Million Dollar Baby , Trailer .
    • Clint Eastwood: Movies: UGO 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC movieblog.ugo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Well I definitely love Clint Eastwood and his attitudes and if he thinks McClain is it then so be it, Eastwood is a very smart man, and cute too.
    • Clint Eastwood: Ann Coulter, others, 'masochistic': The Swamp 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Clint Eastwood is a moral degenerate, a conservative who sold out to the Hollykook crowd, and an old man to boot.
    • Clint Eastwood: Ann Coulter, others, 'masochistic': The Swamp 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

    John Blake. ISBN 1857825721, ISBN 978-1-85782-572-5.
     

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Quotes

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.Clint Eastwood (born 1930-05-31) is an American actor and director.^ Clint Eastwood is an amazing Actor...
  • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. May 31, 1930) is an American actor and filmmaker.
  • Clint Eastwood Photos | Who is Clint Eastwood dating? Girlfriend, Wife 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Clint Eastwood - Action Figures, Toys, Bobble Heads, Collectibles at Entertainment Earth 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.entertainmentearth.com [Source type: General]
  • Movies Shop Items - Clint Eastwood - Action Figures, Toys, Bobble Heads, Collectibles at Entertainment Earth 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.entertainmentearth.com [Source type: General]
  • Clint Eastwood Action Figures, Toys, Bobble Heads, Collectibles at Entertainment Earth 10 February 2010 14:32 UTC www.entertainmentearth.com [Source type: General]

^ Clint Eastwood is great actor and director.
  • Clint Eastwood: Ann Coulter, others, 'masochistic': The Swamp 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: Original source]

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  • 'Don't just do something, stand there.'^ It's not like somebody's standing you up there and saying, "OK, recite the Greek alphabet" or something.'
    • Gentle man Clint: profile of Clint Eastwood | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ We just have to stand there and deliver whatever there is.
    • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

    ^ My old drama coach used to say, "Don't just do something, stand there".

    .Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing.^ Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing."

    ^ Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing.
    • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing .

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    • Reported in Patrick McGilligan, Clint: The Life and Legend (2002), p.^ Synopsis: Hosted by Clint Eastwood , Hollywood Remembers: Gary Cooper -- American Life, American Legend is a biographical portrait of the life and times of movie star Gary Cooper .
      • Clint Eastwood Filmography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Patrick McGilligan, Clint: The Life and Legend , London, Harper Collins, 1999.

      ^ Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend (1991) (movie) [Clint as Host] .

      .112; in the first part, Eastwood was reportedly quoting a favored instruction from acting coach Jack Kosslyn.
  • I've actually had people come up to me and ask me to autograph their guns.^ I've actually had people come up to me and ask me to autograph their guns.
    • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I've actually had people come up to me and ask me to autograph their guns .

    ^ Eastwood gained fame for his acting in the spaghetti Westerns of the 1960s, but won his first Oscar (for directing) for “Unforgiven” at age 62.
    • Cele|bitchy » Blog Archive » Clint Eastwood is GQ’s Man of the Year, blasts “teenage twits” 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Reported in Leslie Halliwell, John Walker, Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2003), p.^ The set 'insiders' reporting this, were probably assistants and 2nd AD's, who are basically brain dead people you see, in all those zombie movies.
      • Clint Eastwood ‘Struggles to Stay Awake on Movie Set’ | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ ACTOR QUADE DIES August 13th, 2009 American actor JOHN QUADE, who starred as the villain in several CLINT EASTWOOD movies, has died.
      • DIRTY HARRY (Clint Eastwood, Dirty Harry) 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.^ There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again .

    ^ In all three films he had little to say, and what little there was only just escaped in the wake of the cheroot that he continually rolled from one side of his mouth to the other.
    • Clint Eastwood - Actors and Actresses - Films as Actor:, Films as Director:, Other Films:, Publications 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.filmreference.com [Source type: General]

    ^ When I got married there were 4 people present besides my soon to be wife and I. That was 60 1/2 years ago.
    • Clint Eastwood: Our country is in a morbid mood – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

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    • Reported in Investor's Business Daily (April 9, 2001), A-4.
  • With that kind of money, I could have invaded some country.^ With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
    • Clint Eastwood - Biography 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Clint Eastwood Movie Posters 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC movie-poster.ws [Source type: General]

    ^ With that kind of money I could have invaded some country .

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    • On the $31 million cost of making a film, reported in "Figures and quotes", Bristol Evening Post (June 19, 2007), p.^ This film cost $31 million.

      ^ Many scenes were shot in a single take, and the movie finished well ahead of schedule and, at $22 million, far below the average cost of a Hollywood film.
      • Heart Land - The Bridges of Madison County, Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep : People.com 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

      ^ When you're making a film you start living with it, and I find myself sitting down and figuring out a sound or melody that would go with a film, or a particular period.
      • PopEntertainment.com: Clint Eastwood interview about 'Changeling.' 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.popentertainment.com [Source type: General]

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  • This is one politician who doesn't have ambitions to leave Carmel.^ The ones who were leaving the country when Bush got elected...then re-elected but are still hear running their stupid fucking mouths.
    • The Superficial - Clint Eastwood hearts Sarah Palin 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Not matter how old you get, you never want to be the one who doesn't see the musical evolution going on all around you.
    • Taylor Swift Makes Clint Eastwood’s Day | CMT Blog 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC blog.cmt.com [Source type: General]

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  • In recent times it just seems that women have been relegated to either romantic roles or fluff pieces.^ On April 8, 1986 Eastwood was elected to the Mayors Office.
    • The CLINT EASTWOOD Appreciation Thread - CHUD Forums 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC chud.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Investigative reporter Steve Everett (Clint Eastwood) has just relocated to the west coast after getting fired from the New York Times.
    • Clint Eastwood Movies (Used, New, Hard-to-Find) - Alibris 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.alibris.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Clint Eastwood Movies (Used, New, Hard-to-Find) - Alibris 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.alibris.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In order to survive, Clint Eastwood must eat 20 to 40 million times his body weight in kelp and assorted plankton each day.
    • Clint Eastwood - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC mirror.uncyc.org [Source type: General]

    .So the appeal, for me, is to make a picture about a real woman.^ People think, If he's not going to be in the picture, he should make a film about something he understands or has done before.
    • Clint Eastwood Interview - Clint Eastwood 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I called him and said I thought we could make a really interesting statement about gun play, about the romance of the gun play: that it ain't romantic.Then he bought into it afterwards.

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  • They say marriages are made in Heaven.^ They say marriages are made in Heaven.

    ^ Clint : They say marriages are made in Heaven, but so is thunder and lightning.
    • Clint Eastwood Quotes and Trivia at MovieTome 19 January 2010 9:49 UTC www.movietome.com [Source type: General]

    But so is thunder and lightning.

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Clint Eastwood is an American movie actor and director. He was born in San Francisco on May 31 1930. He has appeared in many movies since the 1950s, most famous being the Dollars Trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns (1964-1966), Dirty Harry (1972), Any Which Way You Can (1979) and other similar movies. He also won critical acclaim as a director with the movies Unforgiven (1992), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1996), Space Cowboys (2000), Mystic River (2003), and Million Dollar Baby (2005). He lives with his family in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. He was the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea for two years, starting in 1986.

Clint Eastwood is highly popular and continues to be loved by fans worldwide.


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