George Clooney, in full George Timothy Clooney, (born in 1961, Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.), American actor and filmmaker.
He emerged in the 1990s as a popular leading man, known for his good looks and versatility, and who later became a respected director and screenwriter.
Although his family had a show-business background—his father, Nick Clooney, was a broadcast journalist, Clooney initially wanted to be a baseball player.
After an unsuccessful tryout with the Cincinnati Reds, he moved to Los Angeles at age 21 to pursue an acting career. Click the next ARROW to see the next Photo!