Clint Eastwood

Birth Day May 31st, 1930
Birth Place California
Age 92 Years Old

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About Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood is an American actor, filmmaker, musician as well as politician. Eastwood began his career with small-scale uncredited television appearances and film roles. But, now he is one of the most successful actors, directors, filmmakers, and musicians. To date, he has contributed to over 80 films throughout his career as an actor, director, producer, and composer. His notable films are "Unforgiven", "Million Dollar Baby", "Play Misty For Me", "Firefox", "Tightrope", "PaleRider", "American Sniper", and more. He has also appeared in numerous television series including Rawhide (1959-1965).  

Further, Eastwood is the recipient of four Academy Awards out of 11 nominations, and four Golden Globe Awards out of 13 nominations. He also won numerous other awards such as Guild Awards, César Awards, Japanese Academy Awards, Kinema Junpo Awards, Mainichi Film Awards, and People's Choice Awards. 

Early Life & Parents

Clint Eastwood was born on May 31, 1930, at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, in San Francisco, California, the United States. His birth name is Clint Eastwood Jr. He is the son of Clint Eastwood Sr. who was a bond salesperson and later a manufacturing executive and Ruth Wood who was employed at a factory. Similarly, he has a younger sister, Jeanne Bernhardt. He has been nicknamed "Samson" by the hospital nurses because he weighed 11 pounds 6 ounces (5.2 kg) at birth.  

Moreover, Eastwood holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. He is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry. Similarly, he is descended from Mayflower passenger William Bradford, and through this line is the 12th generation born in North America. Concerning his religious belief, he is an atheist as he doesn't believe in god.

In addition, Eastwood attained his preliminary education at Piedmont Junior High School. Later on, he enrolled at Oakland Technical High School. Also, he was called for military duty at the Army Special Services at the age of 20. During his time in the Army, he met Hollywood actors David Jansen and Martin Miller, who pushed him to move to Los Angeles after completing his military service.

Clint Eastwood Career

Acting Career

  • Clint Eastwood made his film debut through a minor role in the science fiction film, "Revenge of the Creature" which was released in 1995.
  • In 1959, he made a guest appearance in the film "Maverick".
  • He also had minor roles in films such as, "Lady Godiva of Coventry", "Never Say Goodbye", "Escapade in Japan", and the French film "Lafayette Escadrille".
  • In the Italian-made western film, "A Fistful of Dollars", he portrayed a cowboy.
  • Subsequently, he starred in the second of the trilogy of "A Fistful of Dollars" titled, "For a Few DollarsMore" and the final part "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly".
  • Then after, he appeared in "Hand Em Hang", Bluff", "Where Eagles Dare", "Paint Your Wagon", and "Kelly's Heroes".
  • His first film as a director under his own production company was, "Play Misty for Me".
  • In 1979, he appeared as a lead man for Don Seigel’s film, "Escape from Alcatraz".
  • In 1985, Eastwood made his television debut in the 1985 Amazing Stories episode, "Vanessa in the Garden".
  • Moreover, he directed and self-starred in a number of movies including, "Bronco Billy", "Honkytonk Man",  "Firefox", "Tightrope’" "City Heat", "Unforgiven", "A Perfect World", "The Bridges of Madison County" and "Absolute Power".
  • His 2004 film "Million Dollar Baby" won him numerous accolades including an Academy Award.
  • In 2008, he acted in the movies like "Gran Torino" and "Changeling".
  • He starred in the baseball drama "Trouble with the Curve" in 2012.
  • Thereafter, he appeared in numerous films including"Jersey Body", "American Sniper", "Sully", "Indian Horse", "The Mule", etc.
  • In 2019, he produced the film, "Richard Jewell", a film based on the life of Richard Jewell, who was a suspect in the 1996 Olympic bombing.
  • Furthermore, Eastwood starred in the American neo-Western drama film, "Cry Macho" (2021), an adaptation of the 1975 novel of the same name.

Political Career

  • From 1986 to 1988, Eastwood served as the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
  • He was appointed by Governor Gray Davis to the California State Park and Recreation Commission in 2001, where he led the charge against a six-lane, 16-mile toll-road extension of California State Route 242 through San Onofre State Beach.
  • In the 2012 presidential election, he endorsed Mitt Romney.
  • Eastwood declared on February 22, 2020, that he would support Democrat Michael Bloomberg in the 2020 presidential election.

Clint Eastwood Wife and Children

Clint Eastwood married twice and divorced twice in his life. As well as he has had numerous casual and serious relationships throughout his life, several of which overlapped. Moreover, he has eight known children by six women, only half of whom were acknowledged at the time.

Firstly, Eastwood married Margaret "Maggie" Johnson on December 1, 1953. The pair had two children Kyle Eastwood (born 1968) and Alison Eastwood (born 1972) together before separating in 1984. Eastwood married for the second time to news anchor, Dina Ruiz in 1996. The couple was blessed with a daughter Morgan Eastwood the same year. However, they got divorced in 2014. 

Since 2014, Eastwood is in a relationship with a restaurant hostess, Christina Sandra. 

Moreover, he was in a domestic partnership with actress Sondra Locke from 1975 to 1989. He was also in a relationship with actress Frances Fisher from 1990 to 1995 and has a daughter named Francesca Eastwood (born 1993) with her. His other children's names are Scott Eastwood, Kathryn Eastwood, Kimber Lynn Eastwood, and Laurie Murray.

In addition, Eastwood was also romantically linked with a number of women including Catherine Deneuve, Jill Banner, Jamie Rose, Inger Stevens, Jo Ann Harris, Jean Seberg, Jane, Bridged Bryne, Roxanne Tunis, Jacelyn Reeves, and Anita Lhoest.     

Clint Eastwood Net Worth

Clint Eastwood has amassed a great fortune throughout his more than six-decade-long career. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be $375 million. However, his exact salary is under review but there is no doubt that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his profession. His major source of wealth is working in the entertainment industry. But he also makes a considerable amount of money from his Real estate business. Similarly, he is an investor in the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Links west of Carmel and donates his time to charitable causes at major tournaments.   

With such fortune, he is leading a lavish and contented life presently. 

Clint Eastwood Height & Weight

Being in his 90s, Clint Eastwood still looks very handsome, energetic, and young. All of the fans are attracted to him due to his smiling face and charming personality. He stands at a tall height of 1.92m (6 feet 3 inches) with a balanced body weight of around 98kg (216 lbs.). Meanwhile, his other body measurements have not been revealed yet.   His sexual orientation is straight.

Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

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