George Timothy Clooney was born May 6th, 1961, and has quite a prestigious career as an actor and producer. He has also spent some time with screenwriting.  He recently won an award for his production of Argo starring Ben Affleck. His family is well known in both movies and the media. His father was a TV anchor. His aunt is famous actress, Rosemary Clooney.

When Clooney was 5 years old, his dad was the host of a talk show. He brought his son on the show to perform a skit. He knew from that point on that he wanted to be an actor. He did various community shows and school plays. However, when he was in junior high, he developed an illness that caused paralysis on part of his face called Bell’s Palsy. He was able to recover from it and continue pursuing an acting career.

He was also very involved with sports in school. He didn’t want to study but his parents only agreed to let him pursue acting and be involved in sports if he also did well academically. His main sport was baseball, and he was given a tryout with the Cincinnati Reds when he was only 16. However, they didn’t offer him a contract to play for the team.

Upon high school graduation. Clooney attended Northern Kentucky University. His area of study was broadcast journalism. However, he hated college and quit without knowing what he was going to do. His parents wanted him to get a job if he wasn’t going to college so he started working in the tobacco fields.

He got a call from his cousin, the son of actress Rosemary Clooney, to see if he would like to be in a film they were creating about horse racing in Kentucky. The movie was never finished but it gave Clooney the encouragement to go to Los Angeles and pursue acting full time. His first real acting job was on the sit com Facts of Life from 1985 to 1987.

One of the roles that he was very well known for was the series ER. He played a doctor and was involved with a variety of the main character women on the show. He was also a huge it in Oceans 11 and Oceans 12. Both of those movies had all-star casts.

There is no doubt that Clooney has the good looks that women enjoy. He is easy on the eyes, and has been selected by People Magazine as the sexiest man alive. In fact, he has won this annual honor twice.

George Clooney has long been considered one of the most sought after bachelors in Hollywood. However, there is a lady that may be changing all of that. He has set a wedding date for September 12th  of 2014 with Amal Alamuddin.