Born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, California.
Maggie Johnson, 1953. Divorced 1978.
Dina Ruiz, March 31, 1996.
Kimber, born 1964.
Kyle, born 1968.
Alison, born May 22, 1972.
Scott, born March 21, 1986.
Kathryn, born February 2, 1988.
Francesca, born 1993.
Morgan, born December 12, 1996.
High School, Clint Eastwood Jr. held several jobs, including a
stint as a lumberjack in Oregon. He later joined the U.S. Army
during the Korean War, becoming a swimming instructor at Fort
Ord in Monterey, California, after he swam three miles back to
shore after a plane crash into the Pacific Ocean. Two of his friends
from the Army convinced him to give acting a try.
had small roles in several movies in the mid-fifties, starting
with an uncredited role as a "Jet Squadron Leader" in
the 1955 movie "Tarantula." His first success in acting
came in 1959 when he got the role of Rowdy Yates in the television
series "Rawhide," a role that lasted until 1966. In
1964 he had his first movie success, starring "Fistful of
Dollars," which was a hit in Europe before coming to the
US. The movie led to a string of successful westerns for Eastwood,
including "For a Few Dollars More" in 1965, "The
Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" in 1966 (both opened in the
US in 1967 after becoming European hits), "Hang'em High"
in 1967, "Coogan's Bluff" in 1968 and "Two Mules
for Sister Sara" in 1969.
1971, Eastwood teamed with director Don Siegel for the first of
five movies together, starring as Harry Callahan in the movie
"Dirty Harry." Harry Callahan returned to the screen
four more times, in "Magnum Force" in 1973, "The
Enforcer" in 1976, "Sudden Impact" in 1983, and
"The Dead Pool" in 1988. Eastwood also started directing
pictures in 1971, with his first effort being the hit "Play
Misty For Me."
suffered a minor slump in the mid-eighties, with several movies
that were not box-office successes. He came back strong in 1992
with the movie "Unforgiven," which he directed and starred.
The movie won Eastwood an Academy Award for Best Director, a nomination
for Best Actor, and was named the Best Picture of the Year. Eastwood's
success has continued with hits like "In the Line of Fire"
in 1993, the chick-flick "Bridges of Madison County"
in 1995, and "Absolute Power" in 1997. Eastwood directed
both Madison County and Absolute Power. In 1995, Eastwood was
given the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, and in 1996 he won
an American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.
from the movie screen, Eastwood lives tries to keep out of the
public eye, although in 1986 he was elected Mayor of Carmel, California,
where he still resides. He also owns the inn Mission Ranch in
Carmel. He also owns a production company, Malpaso.