Clint Eastwood Biography


Clint Eastwood

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Birth Name: Clint Eastwood
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   87 Years
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Academy Awards, USA winner for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Clint Eastwood is one of the oldest actor in the Hollywood. He is also famous in the film industry as a film director and producer. He is renowned for starring the role of Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns. Tall and handsome, Clint Eastwood was born as Clinton Eastwood Jr. in the early 1930s in San Francisco, California, United States of America to Clinton Eastwood Sr. and his wife, Margaret Ruth (née Runner) Eastwood. He is an America and is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch descent.

In June 1953, Clint went on a blind date with Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson. After having six months of romantic love affairs, they decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they finally got married on 19th of December 1953. As a loving spouse they welcomed two children together. Though they were bonded into this married life for about three decades, this married life came to an end in 1984. They got divorced on 19th of November 1984. He gave cash settlement of $25 million to Margaret.

In 1972, Clint met Sondra Locke. Sondra Locke is an actress and she is also known as a film director. He began dating her and they began living together from 1975. This love life was the main reason they dissolved his first married life.

Clint broke up with Sondra Locke in 1980 and then he began dating story analyst Megan Rose. In the early 1980s, he also dated an American actress Jamie Rose and an animal rights activist Jane Brolin. He also dated Jacelyn Reeves for several years in the mid 1980s.

At the end of 1988, while Clint was on the set of Pink Cadillac, he met an American actress Frances Fisher.  After being together for about two years, they began living together. In the early 1990s, they appeared in the movie Unforgiven. Their first child together Francesca Eastwood was born in 1993. They broke up in 1995.

Before Clint ended his relationship with Frances Fisher, he began his love affair with an American reporter and an anchor Dina Eastwood. They met each other for the first time in 1993 and they got married on 31st of March 1996. They also had a child from this married life. They got divorced on 22nd of December 2014 citing irreconcilable differences.

While Clint was in Piedmont, California, he got enrolled at Piedmont Junior High School. He was about to Piedmont High School but because of his misbehavior, he was ordered not to join them. Later on he joined Oakland Technical High School where he appeared in several school plays. In 1951, he got enrolled at Seattle University but before that he took the job of lifeguard, paper carrier, and forest firefighter and grocery clerk. In the early 1950s, he joined United States Army and then he was sent to Fort Ord. There he served as a lifeguard and swimming instructor. While he was back to home, his plane ran out of fuel and he swam 3 miles (5 km) to safety after it crashed into the ocean. He made his acting debut in 1955 by starring the role of Lab Technician Jennings in the movie Revenge of the Creature. That year he also played in the movies like Francis in the Navy, Lady Godiva of Coventry and Tarantula. For his role in the movie Francis in the Navy, he earned the salary of $300. He got his rise in fame in 1964 after he starred the lead role of Joe in a Spaghetti Western film A Fistful of Dollars. He is also well acclaimed for his role in the movies like For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.  His net worth is $375 million.

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Born in San Francisco, California

1930 31th of May

Tall and handsome, Clint Eastwood was born as Clinton Eastwood Jr. in the early 1930s in San Francisco, California, United States of America to Clinton Eastwood Sr. and his wife, Margaret Ruth (née Runner) Eastwood. He is an America and is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch descent.

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Joined Seattle University

1951

While Clint was in Piedmont, California, he got enrolled at Piedmont Junior High School. He was about to Piedmont High School but because of his misbehavior, he was ordered not to join them. Later on he joined Oakland Technical High School where he appeared in several school plays. In 1951, he got enrolled at Seattle University.

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Drafted to United States Army

1951

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, he took the job of lifeguard, paper carrier, and forest firefighter and grocery clerk. In the early 1950s, he joined United States Army and then he was sent to Fort Ord. There he served as a lifeguard and swimming instructor. 

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Married to Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson

1953 19th of December

In June 1953, Clint went on a blind date with Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson. After having six months of romantic love affairs, they decided to enter into the new stage of their love life and they finally got married on 19th of December 1953.

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Began his acting career

1955

He made his acting debut in 1955 by starring the role of Lab Technician Jennings in the movie Revenge of the Creature. That year he also played in the movies like Francis in the Navy, Lady Godiva of Coventry and Tarantula.

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Appeared in the movie, A Fistful of Dollars

1964

He got his rise in fame in 1964 after he starred the lead role of Joe in a Spaghetti Western film A Fistful of Dollars. He is also well acclaimed for his role in the movies like For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. 

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First child, Kyle Eastwood

1968 19th of May

He became father for the first time in his life in 1968. He and his ex wife Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson welcomed their first child together on 19th of May and that time it was a son and they named him Kyle Eastwood.

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Won Academy Awards, USA

1971

He has been honored with Academy Awards, USA several times in his life. He won this award for the first time in his life in 1971 for World Film Favorite - Male. He was also honored with this award in 1989 for Best Director - Motion Picture 

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Began living together Sondra Locke

1975

In 1972, Clint met Sondra Locke. Sondra Locke is an actress and she is also known as a film director. He began dating her and they began living together from 1975. This love life was the main reason they dissolved his first married life.

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Divorced with Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson

1984 19th of November

He tied his married knot with Margaret (Maggie) Neville Johnson at the end of 1953. As a loving spouse they welcomed two children together. Though they were bonded into this married life for about three decades, this married life came to an end in 1984. They got divorced on 19th of November 1984. He gave cash settlement of $25 million to Margaret.

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Dated Frances Fisher

1988

At the end of 1988, while Clint was on the set of Pink Cadillac, he met an American actress Frances Fisher.  After being together for about two years, they began living together. In the early 1990s, they appeared in the movie Unforgiven. Their first child together Francesca Eastwood was born in 1993. They broke up in 1995.

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Married to Dina Eastwood

1996 31th of March

Before Clint ended his relationship with Frances Fisher, he began his love affair with an American reporter and an anchor Dina Eastwood. They met each other for the first time in 1993 and they got married on 31st of March 1996. They also had a child from this married life. They got divorced on 22nd of December 2014 citing irreconcilable differences.

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Won AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2007

He has also once been honored with AARP Movies for Grownups Awards and that was in 2007. He was honored with this award that year for Best Director. Till date he has been nominated in this award for five different times. 

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