Biography

Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards—one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney is also noted for his political activism and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008.

Born in Lexington, Kentucky, as son of Nick Clooney, a TV newscaster of many years, who hosted a talk show at Cincinnati and often invited George into the studios already at the age of 5. Avoiding competition with his father, he quit his job as broadcast journalist after a short time.

Studied a few years at Northern Kentucky University. Failed to join the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He came to acting when his cousin, Miguel Ferrer, got him a small part in a feature film. After that, he moved to L.A. in 1982 and tried a whole year to get a role while he slept in a friend's closet. His first movie, together with Charlie Sheen, stayed unreleased but got him the producers' attention for later contracts.

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Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards—one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney is also noted for his political activism and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008.

Born in Lexington, Kentucky, as son of Nick Clooney, a TV newscaster of many years, who hosted a talk show at Cincinnati and often invited George into the studios already at the age of 5. Avoiding competition with his father, he quit his job as broadcast journalist after a short time.

Studied a few years at Northern Kentucky University. Failed to join the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He came to acting when his cousin, Miguel Ferrer, got him a small part in a feature film. After that, he moved to L.A. in 1982 and tried a whole year to get a role while he slept in a friend's closet. His first movie, together with Charlie Sheen, stayed unreleased but got him the producers' attention for later contracts.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 108

Birthday 1961-05-06

Place of Birth Lexington, Kentucky, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Money Monster as Lee Gates
2016 Hail, Caesar! as Baird Whitlock
2016 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
2015 A Very Murray Christmas as George Clooney
2015 Tomorrowland as Frank Walker
2014 And the Oscar Goes To... as Himself - Interviewee
2014 The Monuments Men as Frank Stokes
2013 Gravity as Matt Kowalski
2012 Spider-Man - Once Upon a Time the Super Heroes as Batman (archive footage)
2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out
2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out as Himself
2012 8 as David Boies
2011 Touch of Evil as The Tyrant
2011 The Ides of March as Governor Mike Morris
2011 The Descendants as Matt King
2011 His Way as Himself
2010 Downton Abbey(1 episode) as Lord George Oceans Gravity, Marquis of Hollywood
2010 The American as Jack / Edward
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox as Mr. Fox (voice)
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats as Lyn Cassady
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 Up in the Air as Ryan Bingham
2008 You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story as Himself
2008 His Highness Hollywood as Himself (uncredited)
2008 Burn After Reading as Harry Pfarrer
2008 Leatherheads as Jimmy 'Dodge' Connelly
2007 Sand and Sorrow as Narrator / Himself
2007 Michael Clayton as Michael Clayton
2007 Ocean's Thirteen as Daniel Ocean
2007 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens as Himself
2006 The Good German as Jake Geismar
2005 Syriana as Bob Barnes
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. as Fred Friendly
2004 Ocean's Twelve as Danny Ocean
2004 House(1 episode) as Dr. Doug Ross
2003 Intolerable Cruelty as Miles Massey
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Devlin
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(5 episodes)
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind as CIA Agent Jim Byrd
2002 Solaris as Chris Kelvin
2002 Welcome to Collinwood as Jerzy
2001 Ocean's Eleven as Danny Ocean
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes
2001 Spy Kids as Devlin
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? as Ulysses Everett McGill
2000 Fail Safe as Col. Jack Grady
2000 The Perfect Storm as Capt. Billy Tyne
1999 Three Kings as Archie Gates
1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut as Dr. Gouache
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1999 Comic Relief(1 episode)
1998 The Thin Red Line as Capt. Charles Bosche
1998 Out of Sight as Jack Foley
1997 The Peacemaker as Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe
1997 Full Tilt Boogie as Himself
1997 South Park(1 episode)
1997 Batman & Robin as Bruce Wayne / Batman
1996 One Fine Day as Jack Taylor
1996 Curdled as Seth Gecko
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(3 episodes)
1996 From Dusk Till Dawn as Seth Gecko
1994 Friends(1 episode) as Dr. Michael Mitchell
1994 ER(114 episodes) as Doug Ross
1994 ER(3 episodes) as Dr. Doug Ross
1992 The Harvest as Lip Syncing Transvestite
1992 Bodies of Evidence(16 episodes) as Det. Ryan Walker
1992 Jack's Place(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(5 episodes)
1992 The Magic Bubble as Mac
1991 Sisters(126 episodes) as Detective James Falconer
1991 Baby Talk(35 episodes) as Joe
1990 Sunset Beat as Chic Chesbro
1990 Red Surf as Remar
1988 Murphy Brown(1 episode)
1988 Roseanne(11 episodes)
1988 Return of the Killer Tomatoes! as Matt Stevens
1987 Return to Horror High as Oliver
1986 Combat Academy as Maj. Biff Woods
1986 Throb(1 episode)
1985 The Golden Girls(1 episode)
1985 Street Hawk(1 episode)
1984 Crazy like a Fox(1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1984 Hunter(1 episode)
1984 E/R(22 episodes) as Ace
1983 Hotel(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)
1983 Grizzly II: The Concert
1979 The Facts of Life(24 episodes) as George Burnett
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as George Clooney
1952 Today(1 episode)

Production

2018 Ocean's EightProducer
2017 SuburbiconProducer
2015 Our Brand Is CrisisProducer
2014 The Monuments MenProducer
2013 August: Osage CountyProducer
2012 ArgoProducer
2011 The Ides of MarchProducer
2010 The AmericanProducer
2010 Memphis Beat(20 episodes)Producer
2009 PlaygroundExecutive Producer
2008 LeatherheadsProducer
2007 Michael ClaytonExecutive Producer
2006 A Scanner DarklyExecutive Producer
2005 SyrianaExecutive Producer
2005 The JacketProducer
2005 Unscripted(10 episodes)Producer
2003 K Street(10 episodes)Producer
2002 Far from HeavenExecutive Producer
2002 Welcome to CollinwoodExecutive Producer
2002 InsomniaExecutive Producer
2001 Rock StarExecutive Producer
2000 Fail SafeExecutive Producer
1900 Jennifer GovernmentProducer
1900 The Innocent ManProducer

Directing

2017 SuburbiconDirector
2014 The Monuments MenDirector
2011 The Ides of MarchDirector
2008 LeatherheadsDirector
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.Director
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous MindDirector
1900 Hack AttackDirector

Writing

2014 The Monuments MenScreenplay
2011 The Ides of MarchScreenplay
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.Screenplay

Creator

2003 K StreetCreator

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