George Clooney

George Clooney was born on May 6, 1961 to Nina and Nick Clooney, a journalist. His aunt was the legendary singer-actress Rosemary Clooney. The future Oscar winner was raised in Kentucky and Ohio, and initially went to college to be a journalist like his father.

He went on to study acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, and scored roles on “The Facts of Life,” “Roseanne” and “Sisters.” Clooney’s breakout came in 1994 when he was cast on the medical drama “ER.” He remained with the show for five seasons as his fame steadily grew, earning two Emmy and three Golden Globe nominations.

Clooney was already making movies before leaving “ER,” starring in such films as “One Fine Day,” “The Peacemaker,” “Out of Sight,” and “Batman & Robin.” Following “ER,” Clooney focused exclusively on the big screen, with the 2000s bringing flicks like “The Perfect Storm,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” (for which he won a Golden Globe), and the “Ocean’s Eleven” films.

In 2005, Clooney appeared in “Syriana,” for which he won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar and a Golden Globe. That same year, he directed, produced, and starred in “Good Night, and Good Luck,” which earned him Best Director and Best Screenplay nominations at the same Academy Awards.

Clooney’s next Oscar nod came for 2007’s “Michael Clayton,” the same year he directed “Leatherheads.” More Oscar nominations followed for 2010’s “Up in the Air” and 2011’s “The Descendants,” the latter of which led to a Golden Globes win. He also received an Academy Award screenplay nomination for “The Ides of March.”

The star’s second Oscar win, however, finally came in 2013 when “Argo” won Best Picture. As producer, Clooney got to take home one of the statues. Later that year he starred opposite Sandra Bullock in the critically-acclaimed “Gravity,” and in 2014, he wrote, directed, and starred in the less well-received movie, “The Monuments Men.” In early 2015, he received the Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes for lifetime achievement.

Clooney has balanced his screen work with his passion for activism, and has frequently used his celebrity to raise awareness of certain causes, such as the crisis in Darfur and earthquake disaster relief in Haiti. His love life, however, has garnered even more interest. Following a short marriage to Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993, Clooney dated (and eventually dumped) a string of beautiful women, earning him the title of Hollywood’s top bachelor.

But Clooney’s playboy lifestyle came to a screeching halt when he met Amal Alamuddin, a human rights lawyer, in 2013. They became engaged in early 2014, and had a star-studded wedding in Venice later that year.

George Clooney: Donald Trump Is “Hollywood Elitist” (VIDEO)

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George Clooney calls Donald Trump a “Hollywood elitist” and “demagogue” in a new interview. Watch here.

“The View” Reacts To George Clooney Baby News (VIDEO)

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“The View” co-hosts on Friday reacted to Amal Clooney being pregnant and debated why George Clooney is now having kids after saying for years he didn’t want children. Watch here.

George Clooney, Amal Expecting Twins After Years Of False Pregnancy Reports

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George Clooney and Amal Clooney are expecting twins, it was revealed Thursday. In honor of the baby news, Gossip Cop decided to look back at a few of the false pregnancy rumors and tabloid covers that we’ve exclusively corrected about the couple prior to the real announcement. See the photo gallery here!

Amal Clooney Pregnant With Twins, George Clooney’s First Babies

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George and Amal Clooney  are going to be parents! Gossip Cop has learned that the couple is expecting twins babies together. Get the details here!

Miguel Ferrer Dead: Celebrity Reactions, George Clooney Statement

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Miguel Ferrer died on Thursday from cancer at 61, and now celebrities, including his cousin George Clooney are reacting. See stars’ reactions to Ferrer’s death here.

George Clooney NOT Getting Divorced From Amal, Despite Report

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George Clooney is NOT getting divorced from Amal Clooney, despite a new tabloid cover story. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the report.

Brad Pitt, George Clooney Feud Story NOT True

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Brad Pitt and George Clooney have not ended a supposed feud in the wake of Pitt’s split from Angelina Jolie, despite a report. Gossip Cop can correct the story.

Brad Pitt, George Clooney Halloween Party Story Made Up

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George Clooney isn’t “pushing” Brad Pitt to attend a Halloween party, despite yet another made-up report about the longtime friends. Gossip Cop can bust the story.

George Clooney NOT Co-Starring In ‘Ocean’s Eight,’ Despite Report

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George Clooney does NOT have a co-starring role in Ocean’s Eight, the upcoming all-female reboot of Ocean’s Eleven, despite an inaccurate report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this claim.

George Clooney NOT Embarrassed By Wife Amal’s Clothes, Despite Report

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George Clooney is not “embarrassed” by his wife Amal’s clothes, despite a made-up report by an embarrassingly bad outlet. Gossip Cop can correct this fabrication.

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