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.

Brad Pitt Talks Battling George Clooney For Movies

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Brad Pitt George Clooney Movie Battle

Brad Pitt says he and George Clooney, who both own film production companies, often compete for the rights to books they want to adapt into movies. Pitt also explained how he beat out his famous pal to produce The Big Short, an upcoming comedy about the financial crisis.

George Clooney: My Tequila Factory Is NOT A Sweatshop, Despite Report

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George Clooney Tequila Sweatshop

George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila is NOT produced in a sweatshop, despite a new tabloid report. Gossip Cop can correct this claim. We’re told it’s “completely false.”

Amal Clooney NOT “Sporting A Baby Bump,” Despite Report

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Amal Clooney Baby Bump November 2015

Amal Clooney is NOT “sporting a baby bump,” despite a new report wrongly speculating she and George Clooney are “expecting their first child.” Gossip Cop can bust the claim.

George And Amal Clooney NOT Expecting Baby, Despite Tabloid’s “Pregnant” Claim

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Amal Clooney Pregnant George Baby


Amal and George Clooney are not expecting a baby, despite a new report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the claim that she’s “pregnant” and “14 weeks along.”

George Clooney “Caught” In Gay Affair — Real Or Rumor?

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George Clooney Gay Affair Photos

George Clooney has NOT been “caught” in a gay affair, despite an outrageous tabloid cover story falsely claiming he and wife Amal Clooney are getting a “$220 million divorce.” Gossip Cop can correct the claims.

George Clooney “Dumped” Amal On “Eve Of Their Anniversary”?

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George Clooney Dumped Amal Anniversary

George Clooney did NOT “dump” his wife Amal “on the eve of their one-year anniversary,” despite a 100 percent wrong report. Gossip Cop can correct the story.

George Clooney And Amal Celebrate First Wedding Anniversary After Year Of Wrong Rumors (PHOTOS)

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George Clooney Wedding Anniversary


George Clooney and his wife Amal are celebrating their first wedding anniversary on Sunday, and so Gossip Cop decided to look back at a few of the outrageous rumors about the newlyweds that we exclusively corrected during Year One of their marriage.

Halle Berry, Tobey Maguire, Naomi Watts, George Clooney Read “Mean Tweets” On ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ (VIDEO)

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Jimmy Kimmel Mean Tweets


Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets Week” continued on Thursday with Halle Berry, Tobey Maguire, Naomi Watts and George Clooney reading out loud rude comments written about them on Twitter. Watch the video here!

George Clooney: Donald Trump Is “Intolerant” And “Idiotic”

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George Clooney Donald Trump

George Clooney called Donald Trump “intolerant” and “idiotic” on Saturday. The actor went after the Republican presidential frontrunner while promoting the movie The Brand Is Crisis at the Toronto International Film Festival.

George Clooney “Very Concerned” About Amal’s Safety During President Nasheed Case In Maldives (VIDEO)

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George Clooney Concerned Amal


George Clooney revealed in an extended clip from the premiere of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” that he’s very concerned about wife Amal’s safety while she’s currently working in the Maldives. Amal, a renowned civil rights lawyer who specializes in international law, traveled to the South Asian country to lobby for the release of imprisoned ex-President Mohammed Nasheed. Watch the video here.

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