Widely praised, the black-and-white drama helped Clooney earn his first nominations, for best director and best original screenplay)2011, Clooney proved to be a triple-threat, serving as the project's star, director, and co-writer.
The political drama featured Clooney as a presidential candidate and Ryan Gosling as one of his aides. He won a Golden Globe for his turn as a husband and father who must cope with new challenges and unpleasant revelations after his wife is severely injured in a boating accident.
That's bad.'”George Clooney is an actor known for his roles in the 'Ocean's Eleven' films and for his Oscar-winning performance in 'Syriana.' He is also the Oscar-nominated director and screenwriter of 'Good Night, and Good Luck' and the Oscar-winning producer of 'Argo.'George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, into a well-known family of media and entertainment personalities.His father, Nick, spent many years as a television personality and news anchor.His aunt, Rosemary Clooney, had a long career as a singer and actress.He had been harvesting tobacco when he got a call from his cousin, Miguel Ferrer, the son of Rosemary Clooney and Academy Award winner Jose Ferrer.Miguel and his father were making a film in Kentucky about horse racing, and Ferrer offered Clooney a little acting work.