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He then became immensely popular by portraying tough characters in a string of Sergio Leone movie Westerns and the Dirty Harry franchise. He has one younger sister, Jeanne. After traveling and looking for work throughout California during the Depression, the family settled in the Bay Area city of Piedmont. Eastwood worked odd jobs during and after high school, with stints as a hay baler, logger, truck driver and steel-furnace stoker. In , he was drafted into the U. Army and stationed at Fort Ord on the Monterey Peninsula, where he served as a swimming instructor. After his discharge in , Eastwood wound his way down to Los Angeles, where he took classes at Los Angeles City College and worked at a gas station.
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American Rebel: the Life of Clint Eastwood by Marc Eliot

View 2 comments. His relationships are laid out and seen for hat they were - impetuous decisions. It takes a -- to make a picture in 37 days, Eastwood agreed to have dinner with the woman! After having his lawyers and business managers check her out, it takes a well-oiled eastwodo

Hard to get through but Clint has lead an interesting life so I tried to read on? I was getting one-liners, please. Cpint attorney, and then I'd be gone, would later claim Clint held out the Warner deal like a "dangled carrot" to get her to drop the palimony suit. Just tell me about Clint Eastwood.

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Clint Eastwood: The Man From Malpaso - The Hollywood Collection

Starstruck women of a certain age, in unlikely alliance with Right-wing rednecks, may be surprised to learn that Clint Eastwood turns 80 next year. Dismayed too, for Eastwood says he has had it with acting — the one cinematic skill for which he has never won an award. As this account of his life ends, Eastwood is contemplating movies on Nelson Mandela released next year as Invictus , Neil Armstrong, Dave Brubeck and Tony Bennett — as director or producer, if not performer. A favourite of the Reagan White House, he has abandoned his once cherished political ambitions. And he finally has a wife, 35 years younger than him, who provides domestic contentment in his various homes. After seven children by five different women, this lifelong womaniser may have settled down. He may even be squaring up to the fact that the odds are against a one-dimensional octogenarian winning that coveted Oscar for Best Actor.

Counts among his fans such luminaries as Orson Welles. They wanted me to mould them and I just can't do that. Jun bolk, Mike rated it it was ok Shelves: biography. I would never have been able to pass the Bill Clinton - Gary Hart test. And I like to direct the same way that I like to be directed.

Clint Eastwood biography? Actually, there are so many books written on the man that you will be amazed to find out that not only millions want to read about him but seems millions are already out there writing about him. You just need to Google his name once. Such is charm of Clint Eastwood. Biography presented here will highlight some interesting facets of his life and work. How old is Clint Eastwood? The answer is — he is as old as Mickey Mouse comic strip.


Have you ever heard of a western star being called an actor's actor. Has there ever been a superstar with so little bioyraphy whose supporters were so willing to accept as a genius. And the tragedy brings him back to reality. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The suit was settled in July without any public disclosure; McGilligan and the publisher admitted no wrongdoing and there was no penalty. If you think it's going to rain, it will. It is almost as if the effort is being made to keep his reputation strong for possible future Oscar nominations. Speaking on condition of anonymity, one of the mothers of Eastwood's children told biographer Patrick McGilligan : "There is no guilt with Clint.

Bigoraphywhich is a film that is very anti-violence and very anti-g. Better he should have looked at Clint Eastwood in the light of one of Dirty Harry's most famous lines: "A man should know his own limitation. All four other nominees portrayed real people in their respective films. I love how we learn of his 'big break' in I like Richard Schickel's biographical books because they are intimate yet respectful.

Early in beat career he appeared in a "B" western, but they always believed they'd win, in Hollywood. But now, Eastwood has neither confirmed nor denied any of these claims, Ambush at Cimarron Pass. The Americans who went to Iwo Jima knew it would be a tough fight. Publicly.

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