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Clint Eastwood Overview:

Actor, Clint Eastwood, was born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, CA. As of December 2017, Clint Eastwood was 87 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Clint Eastwood was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning two for Best Director for Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby in 1992 and 2004 respectively. He also won one Honorary Award in 1994 Clint Eastwood .

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1992Best ActorUnforgiven (1992)Bill MunnyNominated
1992Best DirectorUnforgiven (1992)N/AWon
2003Best DirectorMystic River (2003)N/ANominated
2004Best ActorMillion Dollar BabyFrankie DunnNominated
2004Best DirectorMillion Dollar BabyN/AWon
2006Best DirectorLetters from Iwo Jima (2006)N/ANominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

YearAwardDescription
1994IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARDClint Eastwood

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Clint Eastwood's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #151 on Aug 21, 1984.

BlogHub Articles:

Million Dollar Baby (2004, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 2, 2017 From The Stop Button

Million Dollar Baby has a somewhat significant plot twist. Well, it actually has a couple of them. And neither comes with much foreshadowing. A little in Paul Haggis’s script, which director Eastwood visualizes appropriately, but they’re in the background. The film has its larger than life story to ... Read full article


The Bridges of Madison County (1995, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on May 12, 2017 From The Stop Button

The Bridges of Madison County is many things, but it’s definitely an adaptation of a best-selling novel. Thanks to director Eastwood, it’s not a cheap adaptation of a best-selling novel, but it’s still an adaptation. There’s still a frame. No matter how much Eastwood deglamorizes it, no matter how w... Read full article


Absolute Power (1997, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 16, 2017 From The Stop Button

Absolute Power has a number of narrative issues. Well, less narrative issues and more narrative slights. As the film enters the third act, director Eastwood and screenwriter William Goldman decide the audience has gotten enough out of the movie and it’s time to wrap things up. It’s a shame because t... Read full article


A Perfect World (1993, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 10, 2016 From The Stop Button

A Perfect World runs almost two hours and twenty minutes (it does with end credits). The last act of the film is a seventeen or so minute showdown in real time. Until that point in the film, John Lee Hancock’s script flirts with occasional sequences in real time, but there’s a lot of sum... Read full article


My Five Favorite Movies

By Rick29 on May 30, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Note that this list isn't comprised of the five best Eastwood films. Rather, it's just one fan's personal faves. And since this is a classic movie blog, I've focused on Clint's work through the 1980s. 1. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). Eastwood's fifth film as a director spotlights two of his favori... Read full article


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Clint Eastwood Quotes:

Coogan: [while holding a broken bottle in Wonderful Digby's face] All right now, I don't like violence, Mr. Wonderful whatever your name is. You better drop that blade, or you won't believe what happens next, even while it's happening.


[last lines]
[Sgt. Blake orders the cache of repeating rifles burned to keep them from being captured by Apaches]
Pvt. Zach: We lugged those rifles for a hundred miles... a hundred miles for nothing!
Keith Williams: No, not for nothing. Sometimes you gotta lose before you finally win.


Molly Wade: What's your name?
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: Jack Rice.
Molly Wade: You're handsome. And brave too I'll bet. You like girls?
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: Yes, ma'am.
Molly Wade: Well, I'm a girl.
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: [Grinning] You sure are.


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Eastwood owns the Mission Ranch Hotel and Restaurant, also located in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Clint Eastwood was a licensed pilot and often flew his helicopter to the studios to avoid traffic.

A keen golfer, Clint Eastwood owns the Tehama Golf Club, is an investor of the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links, and donates his time every year to charitable causes at major tournaments.

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