Clint Eastwood

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Clint Eastwood

American film actor, director, producer, composer and politicianadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1930.

Countries: United States (65%), (8%), United Kingdom (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Flags of Our Fathers (film), California, Sergio Leone

Linked to: Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Associated Press, Berklee College of Music




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Clint Eastwood was born in 1930 add something


Alternative Europe: Eurotrash and Exploitation Cinema Since 1945. add something


Masculinity in Fiction and Film: Representing Men in Popular Genres, 1945–2000. add something


In 1950, Eastwood began a one-year stint as a lifeguard for the United States Army during the Korean War and was posted to Fort Ord in California. add something


Eastwood registered as a Republican to vote for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 and passively supported Richard Nixon's 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns. add something


In May 1954 Eastwood auditioned for his first role in Six Bridges to Cross, but was rejected by Joseph Pevney. add something


He worked for three weeks on Lubin's Lady Godiva of Coventry in September 1954, won a role in February 1955 as a sailor in Francis in the Navy as well as appearing uncredited in another Jack Arnold film, Tarantula, in which he played a squadron pilot. add something


Although he continued to develop as an actor Universal terminated Eastwood's contract on October 23, 1955. add something


In 1955 he played a Navy lieutenant in a segment of Navy Log and in early 1959 he made a notable guest appearance on Maverick, opposite James Garner, as a cowardly villain intent on marrying a rich girl for money. add something


On Leonard's advice Eastwood switched talent agencies to the Kumin-Olenick Agency in 1956 and to Mitchell Gertz in 1957. add something


Eastwood had a minor uncredited role as a ranch hand in his first western film, Law Man, in June 1956. add something


In a long sought-after career breakthrough, Eastwood was cast as Rowdy Yates for the CBS hour-long western series Rawhide in 1958, although he was not especially happy with his role. add something


Scott Brady - In 1958, he played the lead role of Sergeant Matt Blake to Clint Eastwood's third billing as Keith Williams in "Ambush at Cimarron Pass", a film which Eastwood is quoted as having called "probably the lousiest western ever made


In late 1959 he produced the album Cowboy Favorites, released on the Cameo label. add something


John Erwin - From 1959 to 1965, he starred as Teddy in the Television Western "Rawhide", the show which launched Clint Eastwood's career


Charles Marquis Warren - In 1959 he became producer and occasional writer and director for the series "Rawhide" starring Eric Fleming and Clint Eastwood


Although the series never won an Emmy it was a major success for several years, reaching its peak at number six in the ratings between October 1960 and April 1961. add something


John Russell (actor) - Throughout the 1960s to the 1980s, he returned to secondary roles, appearing in more than twenty films, including three directed by his friend Clint Eastwood


Kallithea F.C. - When the stadium was being built in the 1960s, Clint Eastwood's Spaghetti Westerns were very popular in Greece, and the stadium's nickname is a reference to Eastwood's 1965 film "For a Few Dollars More" , as the stadium's backdrop reminded people of the scenery in the movie


It was based on the true story of Frank Lee Morris who, along with John and Clarence Anglin, escaped from the notorious Alcatraz prison in 1962. add something


Wolfgang Lukschy - Possibly his most noted performances worldwide were his roles as Alfred Jodl in the 1962 American war film "The Longest Day" and as John Baxter in Sergio Leone's 1964 production "A Fistful of Dollars" alongside Clint Eastwood and Gian Maria Volonté


In late 1963 Eastwood's co-star on Rawhide, Eric Fleming, rejected an offer to star in an Italian-made western called A Fistful of Dollars, to be directed in a remote region of Spain by Sergio Leone, who was relatively unknown at the time. add something


While separated from Johnson, Eastwood had an affair with dancer Roxanne Tunis, with whom he had his first child, Kimber; he did not publicly acknowledge her until 1996. add something


Marianne Koch - Sergio Leone's 1964 production "A Fistful of Dollars" showcased her alongside Clint Eastwood as a civilian tormented by ruthless local gangsters, torn between her husband and child and the villains


Sieghardt Rupp - His most noted western performance was his role as Estaban Rojo in Sergio Leone's 1964 production "A Fistful of Dollars" alongside Clint Eastwood and Gian Maria Volonté


Jose Calvo - In 1964 he starred as the innkeeper Silvanito in Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Western production "A Fistful of Dollars" as one of Clint Eastwood's few "amigos" in the town of San Miguel


United Artists - Other successful projects backed in this period included Blake Edwards's Pink Panther series, which began in 1964, and Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns, which made a star of Clint Eastwood


Filming began in November 1967, before the full script had been finalized. add something


Leonard Freeman - In 1967, he produced the Clint Eastwood western film, "Hang 'Em High


Leonard arranged for Hang 'Em High to be a joint production with United Artists and, when it opened in July 1968, the film became the biggest United Artists opening in history — its box office receipts exceeding all the James Bond films of the time. add something


Susan Clark - Clark had leading roles in several films, including "Coogan's Bluff" with Clint Eastwood in 1968, "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" with Robert Redford in 1969, "Valdez Is Coming" with Burt Lancaster in 1971, "Night Moves" with Gene Hackman in 1975, the disaster film "Airport 1975", and another disaster film "City on Fire" with Barry Newman, Leslie Nielsen and Shelley Winters


Ingrid Pitt - In 1968, she co-starred in the low-budget science fiction film "The Omegans" and, in the same year, played "Heidi" in "Where Eagles Dare" opposite Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood


Herman Miller (writer) - Miller was responsible for the story of the 1968 feature film "Coogan's Bluff" starring Clint Eastwood


Jean Seberg - In 1969, she appeared in her first and only musical film, "Paint Your Wagon", based on Lerner and Loewe's stage musical, and co-starring Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood


Stacy Keach - "Million Dollar Baby", DVD, directed by Clint Eastwood Keach first appeared on Broadway in 1969 as Buffalo Bill in "Indians" by Arthur Kopit


After his father died in 1970, Eastwood's mother remarried to John Belden Wood (1913–2004) in 1972, and they remained married until his death 32 years later. add something


In 1970, Eastwood starred in the western Two Mules for Sister Sara with Shirley MacLaine and directed by Don Siegel. add something


Warner Bros. - Although movie audiences had shrunk, Warner's new management believed in the drawing power of stars, signing co-production deals with several of the biggest names of the day, among them Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, and Clint Eastwood, carrying the studio successfully through the 1970s and 1980s


Don Rickles - In 1970, Rickles had a notable role as the con man Sgt. Crapgame in the hit film "Kelly's Heroes" with Clint Eastwood


Joyce Jameson - In the 1970s, Jameson had notable roles in films such as "Death Race 2000" playing Grace Pander and she appeared in the 1976 Clint Eastwood western "The Outlaw Josey Wales" as Rose, further illustrating that her acting spanned a great number of genres


From the very early days of his career, Eastwood had been frustrated by directors insisting that scenes be re-shot multiple times and perfected, and when he began as a director in 1971, he made a conscious attempt to avoid any aspects of directing he had been indifferent to as an actor. add something


He opened an old English-inspired pub called the Hog's Breath Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea in 1971. add something


He started directing in 1971 and made his debut as a producer in 1982 with Firefox, though he had been functioning as uncredited producer on all of his Malpaso Company films since Hang 'Em High in 1968. add something


Dirty Harry proved a phenomenal success after its release in December 1971, earning some $22 million in the United States and Canada alone. add something


Paul Frees - Frees provided the voice-over for the trailer to the 1971 Clint Eastwood thriller, "Play Misty for Me"


Pamelyn Ferdin - Her character Amy in the 1971 film "The Beguiled" turns against the Clint Eastwood character after he kills her pet turtle


Clarice Taylor - In 1971 she played Birdie in Clint Eastwood's "Play Misty For Me"


He next starred in the loner Western Joe Kidd, based on a character inspired by Reies Lopez Tijerina who stormed a courthouse in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, in June 1967. add something


John Saxon (actor) - He again played a Mexican, this time a revolutionary named Luis Chama, in 1972, supporting Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall in "Joe Kidd"


Ford Torino - The 1972 Ford Gran Torino Sport SportsRoof was featured in the movie "Gran Torino", directed by and starring Clint Eastwood


In 1973 Eastwood directed his first western, High Plains Drifter, in which he starred alongside Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Billy Curtis, Rawhide's Paul Brinegar and Geoffrey Lewis. add something


Verna Bloom - She co-starred in the 1973 film "High Plains Drifter" with Clint Eastwood and the 1974 made for TV movie "Where Have All The People Gone-" with Peter Graves and Kathleen Quinlan


Union Minerals and Alloys Corporation - The company scrapped , an escort carrier, which featured in the ending of the 1973 Clint Eastwood movie "Magnum Force" while it was moored in Suisun Bay, California


Robert Urich - Urich made a noteworthy screen appearance opposite Clint Eastwood in the 1973 Dirty Harry film "Magnum Force" playing a vigilante motorcycle-patrol police officer


He considers himself too individualistic to be either right-wing or left-wing, describing himself as a "political nothing" and a "moderate" in 1974 and a "libertarian" in 1997. add something


In 1974 Eastwood teamed up with Jeff Bridges and George Kennedy in the buddy action caper Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, a road movie about a veteran bank robber Thunderbolt and a young con man drifter, Lightfoot. add something


Mike Hoover taught Eastwood how to climb during several weeks of preparation at Yosemite in the summer of 1974 before filming commenced in Grindelwald on August 12, 1974. add something


On its release, in spring 1974, the film was praised for its offbeat comedy mixed with high suspense and tragedy but was only a modest success at the box office, earning $32.4 million. add something


Richard Long (actor) - A few years after her husband's death in 1974, Corday's friend Clint Eastwood offered her a chance to return to filmmaking with a role in his 1977 film "The Gauntlet"


Mara Corday - A few years after her husband's death in 1974, Corday's friend Clint Eastwood offered her a chance to return to filmmaking with a role in his 1977 film "The Gauntlet"


Jack Dodson - He had a small role in the 1974 film "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" which starred Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges


Jeff Bridges - He was nominated again for Best Supporting Actor for his performance opposite Clint Eastwood in the 1974 film "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot"


Eastwood entered a relationship with actress Sondra Locke in 1975, and they lived together for fourteen years despite the fact that she remained married to her gay husband, Gordon Anderson. add something


Scripts existed for the film as early as 1976 under titles such as The Cut-Whore Killings and The William Munny Killings but Eastwood delayed the project, partly because he wanted to wait until he was old enough to play his character and to savor it as the last of his western films. add something


The Outlaw Josey Wales, a western inspired by Asa Carter's eponymous 1972 novel, has lead character Josey Wales as a pro-Confederate guerilla who refuses to surrender his arms after the American Civil_War and is chased across the old southwest by a group of enforcers. add something


Asa Earl Carter - Clint Eastwood directed and starred in a 1976 film adaptation of "Josey Wales", retitled "The Outlaw Josey Wales" after the book was sent to his offices by Carter as an unsolicited submission and Eastwood's partner read and put his support behind it


In 1978 Eastwood starred in Every Which Way but Loose alongside Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Ruth Gordon and John Quade. add something


Panned by the critics it ranked high amongst the box office successes of his career and was the second-highest grossing film of 1978. add something


Tank Abbott - Abbott claims his nickname of Tank was given to him by UFC officials after the character of Tank Murdock from the 1978 Clint Eastwood movie Every Which Way but Loose


Mel Tillis - He achieved another No. 1 in 1978 with "I Believe In You" and again in 1979 with "Coca-Cola Cowboy", which was put in the Clint Eastwood movie "Every Which Way but Loose", in which he made a cameo appearance


Snuff Garrett - In 1978, Garrett produced the country-oriented soundtrack of Clint Eastwood's "Every Which Way but Loose", which appeared on Garrett's latter-day label, Viva Records


Eastwood starred in the atmospheric thriller Escape from Alcatraz in 1979, the last of his films to be directed by Don Siegel. add something


Fred Ward - He began his career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in "Escape from Alcatraz"


John Anglin - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred_Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively


Clarence Anglin - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred_Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively


Allen West (prisoner) - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred_Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively


Frank Morris (prisoner) - The 1979 film "Escape from Alcatraz" starred Clint Eastwood, Fred_Ward, and Jack Thibeau as Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin respectively


Eastwood directed the 1980 comedy Bronco Billy as well as playing the lead role in alongside Locke, Scatman Crothers, and Sam Bottoms. add something


Norman Lumsden - He branched out into films during the 1980s, notably appearing in Clint Eastwood's 1990 film "White Hunter, Black Heart


Charles B. Pierce - In the 1980s, to further his career as a filmmaker, Pierce moved to Carmel, California, where he met and befriended actor Clint Eastwood


Michael Currie (actor) - Later that year, he starred in the Clint Eastwood movie "Firefox" and co-starred with Eastwood in the 1980 comedy film "Any Which Way You Can"


Charles B. Pierce - Pierce continued directing films into the 1980s, when he wrote the story for the Clint Eastwood film "Sudden Impact"


Everett McGill - Korean War - After coming into the public eye in 1981 for his role as the rugged caveman leader Naoh in "Quest for Fire", McGill appeared in "Silver Bullet", a 1985 werewolf movie inspired by a Stephen King short story; the Korean War battle epic "Field of Honor" and the Clint Eastwood war film "Heartbreak Ridge" in 1986; and in the 1989 installment of the James Bond franchise "Licence to Kill"


David Frizzell - The song won the Country Music Association's Song of the Year and Vocal Duet of the Year *awards in 1981 and was featured in Clint Eastwood's film "Any Which Way You Can"


In 1982 Eastwood directed and starred alongside his son Kyle in Honkytonk Man, based on the eponymous Clancy Carlile's depression-era novel. add something


Tracey Walter - He appeared in a small role with Clint Eastwood in the 1982 film "Honkytonk Man" and has coined the phrase "Right Cheer" while playing a service station attendant as well as "Make 'Em Bounce" from the movie "Raggedy Man"


Jimmie Rodgers (country singer) - The 1982 film, "Honkytonk Man", directed by and starring Clint Eastwood was loosely based on Rodgers' life


In 1986 Eastwood co-starred with Marsha Mason in the military drama Heartbreak Ridge, about the 1983 United States invasion of Grenada. add something


In April 1986 he was elected mayor for one term in his home town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California – a small, wealthy town and artist community on the Monterey Peninsula. add something


Marsha Mason - However, she co-starred with Clint Eastwood in the 1986 film "Heartbreak Ridge", which was fairly well received and a commercial success


Eastwood began working on smaller, more personal projects, and experienced a lull in his career between 1988 and 1992. add something


Diane Venora - In 1988, her critically acclaimed performance in Clint Eastwood's biographical feature of jazz great Charlie Parker, "Bird", as Chan Parker, his wife, earned her a Golden Globe *award nomination and the New York Film Critics Circle *award


The African Queen was shot in Zimbabwe in the summer of 1989. The film received some critical attention but with only a limited release earned just $8.4 million. add something


John McFee - In 1989 Southern Pacific's music was featured with two songs - "Reno Bound" and "Any Way The Wind Blows" - in the Clint Eastwood film "Pink Cadillac"


Michael Des Barres - In 1989 he played along with Clint Eastwood in the film Pink Cadillac


Eastwood directed and starred in White Hunter Black Heart, an adaptation of Peter Viertel's roman à clef, about John Huston. add something


In 1990 Eastwood began living with actress Frances Fisher, whom he had met on the set of Pink Cadillac. add something


Norman Lumsden - He appeared with Clint Eastwood in the 1990 film "White Hunter, Black Heart"


Jeff Fahey - In 1990 he starred alongside Marisa Tomei in "Parker Kane" and Clint Eastwood in the Eastwood directed "White Hunter, Black Heart"


In 1992 Eastwood revisited the western genre in the self-directed film Unforgiven, where he played an aging ex-gunfighter long past his prime opposite Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, and his girlfriend Frances Fisher. add something


Gene Hackman - In 1992, he played the sadistic sheriff "Little" Bill Daggett in the western Unforgiven directed by Clint Eastwood and written by David Webb Peoples which earned him a second Oscar, this time for Best Supporting Actor.


Eastwood played Frank Horrigan in the Secret Service thriller In the Line of Fire directed by Wolfgang Petersen and co-starring John Malkovich and Rene Russo. add something


Eastwood subsequently began dating Dina Ruiz, an anchorwoman 35 years his junior, whom he had first met when she interviewed him in 1993. add something


T.J. Lowther - In 1993, he appeared in his most famous role, as Philip Perry in Clint Eastwood's film "A Perfect World", alongside Kevin Costner, for which he received significant praise


Legacy of Kain - Silicon Knights conceptualized Kain, a vampire antihero inspired by Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven", as an atypical "gray" protagonist, neither good nor evil, despite being advised in 1993 that such a character would not appeal to gamers


At the May 1994 Cannes Film Festival Eastwood received France's Ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal on March 27, 1995, he was awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award at the 67th Academy Awards. add something


Chester Williams - Clint Eastwood directed "Invictus", which is about the 1995 Rugby World Cup and how it helped South Africa heal after years of apartheid


Timothy Olyphant - In 1995 he landed his first TV role in a pilot for a remake of the series "77 Sunset Strip", produced by Clint Eastwood


Meryl Streep - In 1995, Streep played opposite Clint Eastwood in the love story "The Bridges of Madison County"


Irene Kral - She became more famous posthumously when Clint Eastwood used her recordings in his 1995 movie "The Bridges of Madison County"


Although monogamous and happily married to his second wife since 1996, Eastwood has fathered at least seven children by five different women and has been described as a "serial womanizer". add something


Eastwood received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1996 and received an honorary degree from AFI in 2009. add something


As well as directing the 1997 political thriller Absolute Power, Eastwood once again appeared alongside co-star Gene Hackman. add something


Later in 1997 Eastwood directed Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, based on the novel by John Berendt and starring John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, and Jude Law, a film which received a mixed response from critics. add something


John Berendt - Midnight was adapted into a 1997 film, directed by Clint Eastwood, receiving mixed reviews


Breezy 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. add something


Locke and Eastwood went on to resolve the dispute with a non-public settlement in 1999. add something


Jude Law - After starring in films directed by Andrew Niccol, Clint Eastwood and David Cronenberg, he was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor in 1999 for his performance in Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley"


In 2000 Eastwood directed and starred in Space Cowboys alongside Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner as one of a group of veteran "ex-test pilots" who are sent into space to repair an old Soviet satellite. add something


Donald Sutherland - He played an ageing but enthusiastic astronaut in 2000's "Space Cowboys", co-starring with director Clint Eastwood


Jon Hamm - In 2000 he made his feature film debut in Clint Eastwood's space adventure, "Space Cowboys"


In 2001 Eastwood was appointed to the California State Park and Recreation Commission by Governor Davis, reappointed in 2004 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. add something


At times, he has supported Democrats in California, including Representative Sam Farr in 2002 and Governor Gray Davis, whom he voted for in 1998 and hosted a $5,000 per ticket fundraiser for in 2003. add something


Terry McCaleb - A movie based on the novel and starring Clint Eastwood was released in 2002


Dennis Lehane - Lehane's "Mystic River" was made into a film in 2003; called "Mystic River" and directed by Clint Eastwood, it starred Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon


Sean Penn - Penn finally won for his role in Clint Eastwood's 2003 Boston crime-drama Mystic River.


Governor Schwarzenegger appointed Eastwood to the California Film Commission in April 2004. add something


Jay Baruchel - In 2004, Baruchel played boxing hopeful Danger Barch in Clint Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby", which received an Oscar for Best Picture the following year


Hilary Swank - Swank again won the Best Actress Oscar, and another Golden Globe, for playing a female boxer in Clint Eastwood's 2004 film "Million Dollar Baby", a role for which she underwent extensive training in the ring and weight room gaining 19 pounds of muscle aided by professional trainer Grant L Roberts


Eastwood and Shriver supported a 2006 lawsuit to block the toll road and urged the California Coastal Commission to reject the project, which it duly did in February 2008. add something


Eastwood has been awarded at least three honorary degrees from universities and colleges, including an honorary degree from the University of the Pacific in 2006, an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Southern California on May 27, 2007, and an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music at the Monterey Jazz Festival on September 22, 2007. add something


In 2006 Eastwood directed two films about World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima. add something


Hollywood Symphony Orchestra - Composers represented in 2006 included Miklós Rózsa, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Maurice Jarre, Victor Young, Dimitri Tiomkin, Craig Armstrong, Clint Eastwood, Henry_Mancini, Elmer Bernstein, Dave Grusin, Alex North, John Scott, Sergei Prokofiev, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Max Steiner, Don Davis, Ernest Gold, Bernard Herrmann


Franklin Sousley - Franklin Sousley is featured in the 2006 Clint Eastwood film "Flags of Our Fathers", and was portrayed by American actor Joseph Michael Cross


Henry Oliver Hansen - Hank Hansen is featured in the 2006 Clint Eastwood movie "Flags of Our Fathers", where he is played by American actor Paul Walker


Harlon Block - Harlon Block is featured in the 2006 Clint Eastwood film "Flags of Our Fathers", and was portrayed by American actor Benjamin Walker


Jason Gray-Stanford - He appeared in the 2006 Clint Eastwood film, "Flags of our Fathers" as Lieutenant Schrier


Jeremy Glazer - He appeared in the film "Letters from Iwo Jima" which was directed by Clint Eastwood in 2006 and "Save Me"


Ned Eisenberg - He has continued his film career; he appeared in Clint Eastwood's Academy *award-winning drama "Million Dollar Baby" and played the small but important role of photographer Joe Rosenthal in the 2006 film "Flags of Our Fathers", directed by Eastwood


Kazunari Ninomiya - He is a member of Japanese boy band Arashi and is best known to movie audiences for his portrayal as Private Saigo in the 2006 Clint Eastwood war film "Letters from Iwo Jima"


Adam Beach - In 2006, Beach portrayed Ira Hayes in Clint Eastwood's feature film "Flags of Our Fathers"


Ryan Phillippe - In 2006, Phillippe played real-life Navy corpsman John Bradley in the war film "Flags of Our Fathers", directed by Clint Eastwood and following the journey of the United States Marines who lifted the flag at the battle of Iwo Jima


Steven Spielberg - In 2006, Spielberg co-executive produced with famed filmmaker Robert Zemeckis a CGI children's film called Monster House, marking their eighth collaboration since 1990's Back to the Future Part III. He teamed with Clint Eastwood for the first time in their careers, co-producing Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima with Robert Lorenz and Eastwood himself.


Melanie Lynskey - In 2006, she had a small but substantial role in Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated World War II drama "Flags of Our Fathers" and returned to New Zealand in late 2007 to a starring role in "Show of Hands", which premiered at the Montreal Film Festival in 2008, and earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the Qantas Television *awards


James Bradley (author) - James Bradley's Father, John Bradley, is featured in the 2006 Clint Eastwood movie "Flags of Our Fathers", where he is played by American actor Ryan Phillippe


Michael Strank - Michael Strank is prominently featured in the 2006 Clint Eastwood movie "Flags of Our Fathers", where he is played by Canadian actor Barry Pepper


John Ford - The longer revised version of Directed by John Ford shown on Turner Classic Movies in November, 2006 features directors Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, and Martin Scorsese, who suggest that the string of classic films Ford directed during 1936 to 1941 was due in part to an intense six-month extra-marital affair with Katharine Hepburn, the star of Mary of Scotland, an Elizabethan costume drama.


Spike Lee - At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, Lee, who was making "Miracle at St. Anna," about an all-black U.S. division fighting in Italy during World War II, criticized director Clint Eastwood for not depicting black Marines in his own WWII film, "Flags of Our Fathers"


Devon Gearhart - Gearhart appeared in Clint Eastwood's "Changeling" in 2008


Bee Vang - He is the co-star of Clint Eastwood's 2008 film "Gran Torino", playing the character Thao Vang Lor


In October 2009, he was honored by the Lumière Award (in honor of the Lumière Brothers, inventors of the Cinematograph) during the first edition of the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon , France. add something


Larry Goldings - Goldings is a featured performer in the 2009 Clint Eastwood documentary, The Dream's on Me, playing original arrangements of several classic Johnny Mercer tunes on piano and Hammond organ.


Brian Haley - In 2009 he played Clint Eastwood's discontented son Mitch in the *award winning movie "Gran Torino"


Penny Downie - In 2009 she played Mrs. Piennar in the Clint Eastwood film "Invictus"


Jonah Lomu - In a Clint Eastwood movie "Invictus" , which is about Nelson Mandela and South African rugby team in 1995 World Cup, Lomu is portrayed by Isaac Feau'nati and is referred to in reverent tones


Adjoa Andoh - She made her Hollywood debut in Autumn 2009 starring as Nelson Mandela's Chief of Staff Brenda Mazikubo alongside Morgan Freeman as Mandela in Clint Eastwood's "Invictus"


In 2010, Eastwood directed the drama Hereafter, again working with Damon, who portrayed a psychic. add something


The film had its world premiere on September 12, 2010 at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and was given a limited release on October 15, 2010. add something


In February 2010, Eastwood was recognized by President Barack Obama with an arts and humanities award. add something


Richard Kind - He played the role of burnt spy Jesse's ex-boss, in three episodes of season 4 of "Burn Notice" as Marv, and had a small role in Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter", as Christos Andryo, in 2010


Matt Damon - Damon's 2010 projects included Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter" and the Coen Brothers' remake of the 1969 John Wayne-starring Western "True Grit"; the latter movie started filming in March 2010 and was released in December of that year


In January 2011, it was announced that Eastwood is in talks to direct Beyonce Knowles in a third remake of the 1937 film A Star Is Born. add something


In October 2011, Entertainment Weekly indicated that Eastwood was in talks to star in a baseball drama where he would play a veteran baseball scout who travels with his daughter for a final scouting trip. add something


Judi Dench - Dench's last film of 2011 was Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar", a biographical drama film about the career of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, from the Palmer Raids onwards, including an examination of his private life as an alleged closeted homosexual


Naomi Watts - In early 2011, Watts was cast in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar", alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the starring role


Beyonce Knowles - In January 2011, it was announced that Knowles would appear in a remake of A Star Is Born, to be directed and produced by Clint Eastwood for Warner Bros.


During a speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention, Eastwood talked to an empty chair as if President Barack Obama were sitting in it add something


On August 3, 2012, Eastwood attended a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, stating that Romney would boost the country and "restore a decent tax system add something


Amy Adams - In 2012, Adams portrayed Peggy Dodd in "The Master" and the daughter of Clint Eastwood's character in the baseball drama "Trouble with the Curve"


Max Richter - The track, "November", from the same album, was featured in the international trailer for Terrence Malick's 2012 film, "To the Wonder", and in the trailer for Clint Eastwood's 2011 film, "J. Edgar"


On October 23, 2013, Eastwood's wife filed for divorce after she withdrew her request of a separation citing irreconcilable differences add something


On February 5, 2014, he saved a man's life by preventing him choking to death at a drinks reception in Carmel-by-the-Sea add something


The film told the story of the musical group The Four Seasons, and was released on June 20, 2014 add something


The divorce was finalized in December 2014 add something


He and Sandera went public with their relationship at the 87th Academy Awards in February 2015 add something


In August 2016, a interview for Esquire was met with much controversy when Eastwood discussed Donald Trump and how this generation as he put it was a "pussy generation" with how they react to things including blaming everyone for being a racist and not working hard add something


And in a red carpet interview with "Extra" on September 8, 2016, when asked about supposedly supporting Trump, Eastwood replied, "You know, I haven't supported anybody, really," and suggested that Trump and Clinton constituted a modern-day Abbott & Costello, referring to the bumbling comedians of the 1940s and early 1950s add something


The Mule, in which he is director and lead, will be released in December 2018 add something


Eastwood hopes to begin shooting the film in late 2019 with casting currently underway add something


In 2019, 20th Century Fox was sold to the Walt Disney Company who passed on making the film add something


On May 24, 2019 it was announced that Eastwood's next film will be "The Ballad of Richard Jewell" a film based on Richard_Jewell who was a suspect in the 1996 Olympic bombing add something