Clint Eastwood is an American actor, filmmaker, and musician born on May 31, 1930, In California, U.S
He is born to Clinton Eastwood, Sr. and Margaret Ruth. His father was a migrant worker while his mother had employed at a factory. He has a younger sister Jeanna.
He has married twice in his life. On December 19, 1953, He married Maggie Johnson. They have two children before breaking up in 1984. Later, He became romantically involved with Sondra Locke since 1975. The two had in a live-in relationship for fourteen years before Locke filed a palimony suit against him. On March 31, 1996, He married Dina Ruiz. They have been blessed with one daughter. Other than his 3 legitimate children, He has fathered a number of children from his various relationships with women.
He received his primary education at Piedmont Junior High School. After he enrolled at the Oakland Technical High School.
He had started his career and had appeared for a screen test at the Universal Studios and bagged his first role in the science fiction films, Revenge of the Creature and Tarantula released in 1955. In 1959, He had made a guest appearance on Maverick. Actor opposite James Garner, He had played the role of a cowardly villain who aimed at marrying a rich girl for money. In 1985, He had come up with his first and only TV show the 1985 Amazing Stories episode Vanessa in the Garden, Starring Harvey Keitel, and Locke. The year 1988 witnessed the release of the biopic, Bird which revolved around the life of Charlie Bird Parker, played by Forest Whitaker. In the 1990s, He had directed and starred in several films, including the highly acclaimed films, Unforgiven, A Perfect World, The Bridges of Madison County, and Absolute Power. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil had the only directed film of the decade in which he did not star. In 2006, He had collaborated with Steven Spielberg to come up with two films depicting World War II, Flags of the Fathers and its sequel Letters from Iwo Jima. Both films had well received by the audience. The year 2010 observed the release of his film Hereafter. The film received mixed reviews. The following year, He had released a biopic of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, Which Starred Leonardo DiCaprio. The film though did not do much business at the box office earned positive reviews from critics.
- His real name is Clinton Eastwood Jr.
- Clint Eastwood is one of the coolest and most heroic people on the planet.
- While He has excelled as an actor, His elegant and creative pursuits as a director are astounding. Not just critically-acclaimed, his films have achieved commercial success as well.
Awards and Achievements:
- He received the Order of the Rising Sun.
- He has been inducted in the California Hall of the Fame.
- He received honorary degrees from various universities and colleges.
What can we learn from Him??
Like Clint Eastwood, Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline.