Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood


(Director/Producer) most recently directed and produced the drama "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie in the true story of an infamous 1928 kidnapping case that rocked the LAPD. The film was nominated for a Palme D'Or and won a Special Award when it premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. Clint Eastwood will next direct and produce an historical drama about post-apartheid South Africa, starring Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman in the role of Nelson Mandela.

In 2007, Clint Eastwood earned dual Academy Award® nominations, in the categories of Best Director and Best Picture, for his acclaimed World War II drama "Letters from Iwo Jima," which tells the story of the historic battle from the Japanese perspective. In addition, the film won the Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, and also received Best Picture honors from a number of film critics groups, including the Los Angeles Film Critics and the National Board of Review. "Letters From Iwo Jima" is the companion film to Clint Eastwood's widely praised drama "Flags of Our Fathers," which tells the story of the American men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in the famed photograph.

In 2005, Clint Eastwood won Academy Awards® for Best Picture and Best Director - his second in both categories - for "Million Dollar Baby." He also earned a nomination for Best Actor for his performance in the film. In addition, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman won Oscars®, for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor, respectively, and the film was also nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Editing.

Clint Eastwood's critically acclaimed drama "Mystic River," debuted at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, earning him a Palme D'Or nomination and the Golden Coach Award. "Mystic River" went on to earn six Academy Award® nominations, including two for Clint Eastwood for Best Picture and Best Director. Sean Penn and Tim Robbins won Oscars®, in the categories of Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, while the film was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Best Screenplay.

In 1993, Clint Eastwood's foreboding, revisionist western "Unforgiven," received nine Academy Award® nominations, including three for Clint Eastwood, who won for Best Picture and Best Director and was nominated for Best Actor. The film also won Oscars® in the categories of Best Supporting Actor (Gene Hackman) and Best Editor, and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Editing and Best Sound. Clint Eastwood was also honored with the Academy's Irving Thalberg Memorial Award in 1995.

Clint Eastwood was first recognized by the Golden Globes in 1971 with the Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite. In 1988, he was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. The following year, he won his first Best Director Golden Globe for "Bird" and, in 1993, he again received the Best Director Award for "Unforgiven." Nominated in 2004 for his direction of "Mystic River," Clint Eastwood took home his third Best Director Golden Globe the following year for "Million Dollar Baby." He was also nominated in 2005 as the composer of the score for that film.

Clint Eastwood's films have also been honored internationally by critics and at film festivals, including Cannes, where he served as the president of the jury in 1994. In addition, he has garnered Palme D'Or nominations for "White Hunter, Black Heart" in 1990; "Bird," which also won the award for Best Actor and an award for its soundtrack at the 1988 festival; and "Pale Rider" in 1985.

In addition to the Thalberg Award and DeMille Award, Clint Eastwood's many other lifetime career achievement awards include tributes from the Directors Guild of America, the Producers Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, the American Film Institute, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the French Film Society, the National Board of Review, the Henry Mancini Institute (Hank Award for distinguished service to American music), the Hamburg Film Festival (Douglas Sirk Award), and Venice Film Festival (Career Golden Lion). He is also the recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor, awards from the American Cinema Editors and the Publicists' Guild, an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts from Wesleyan University, and is a five-time winner of Favorite Motion Picture Actor from the People's Choice Awards. In 1991, Clint Eastwood was Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatrical Society's Man of the Year and, in 1992, he received the California Governor's Award for the Arts.

Clint Eastwood Filmography

"Gran Torino" (2008) - directed, produced, stars
"The Changeling" (2008) - directed, produced
"Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006) - directed, produced
"Flags of Our Fathers" (2006) - directed, produced
"Million Dollar Baby" (2004) - directed, produced, starred
"Mystic River" (2003) - directed, produced
"Blood Work" (2002) - directed, produced, starred
"Space Cowboys" (2000) - directed, produced, starred
"True Crime" (1999) - directed, produced, starred
"Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" (1997) - directed, produced
"Absolute Power" (1997) - directed, produced, starred
"The Stars Fell on Henrietta" (1995) - produced
"The Bridges of Madison County" (1995) - directed, produced, starred
"A Perfect World" (1993) - directed, produced, starred
"In the Line of Fire" (1993) - starred
"Unforgiven" (1992) - directed, produced, starred
"The Rookie" (1990) - directed, starred
"White Hunter Black Heart" (1990) - directed, produced, starred
"Pink Cadillac" (1989) - starred
"Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser"(1988) - executive produced
"Bird" (1988) - directed, produced
"The Dead Pool" (1988) - starred
"Heartbreak Ridge" (1986) - directed, produced, starred
"Pale Rider" (1985) - directed, produced, starred
"City Heat" (1984) - starred
"Tightrope" (1984) - produced, starred
"Sudden Impact" (1983) - directed, produced, starred
"Honkytonk Man" (1982) - directed, produced, starred
"Firefox" (1982) - directed, produced, starred
"Any Which Way You Can" (1980) - starred
"Bronco Billy" (1980) - directed, starred
"Escape from Alcatraz" (1979) - starred
"Every Which Way But Loose" (1978) - starred
"The Gauntlet" (1977) - directed, starred
"The Enforcer" (1976) - starred
"The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976) - directed, starred
"The Eiger Sanction" (1975) - directed, starred
"Thunderbolt and Lightfoot" (1974) - starred
"Magnum Force" (1973) - starred
"Breezy" (1973) - directed
"High Plains Drifter" (1973) - directed, starred
"Joe Kidd" (1972) - starred
"Dirty Harry" (1971) - starred
"Play Misty for Me" (1971) - directed, starred

"The Beguiled" (1971)
"Kelly's Heroes" (1970)
"Two Mules for Sister Sara" (1970)
"Paint Your Wagon" (1969)
"Where Eagles Dare" (1968)
"Coogan's Bluff" (1968)
"Hang 'Em High" (1968)
"The Witches" (1967)
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (1966)
"For A Few Dollars More" (1965)
"A Fistful of Dollars" (1964)

"Lafayette Escadrille" (1957)
"Ambush at Cimarron Pass" (1957)
"Escapade in Japan" (1957)
"Star in the Dust" (1956)
"The First Traveling Saleslady" (1956)
"Away All Boats" (1956)
"Never Say Goodbye" (1956)
"Tarantula" (1955)
"Lady Godiva" (1955)
"Francis in the Navy" (1955)
"Revenge of the Creature" (1955)

"Amazing Stories" (1985) directed segment, "Vanessa in the Garden"
"Rawhide" (1959-1966) starred
"Mister Ed" (1962) guest
"Maverick" (1959) guest
"Highway Patrol" (1958) guest
"West Point" (1957) guest


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