Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Born in 1930 in San Francisco, the son of a steel worker, Clint was a college dropout from Los Angeles College, attempting a business related degree. He found work in such B-films as Tarantula (1955), and Francis in the Navy (1955) until he got his first breakthrough with the long-running TV series Rawhide (1959). As Rowdy Yates, he made the show his own and became a household name around the country.
Clint found even bigger and better things with Per un pugno di dollari (1964) (A Fistful of Dollars), and Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) (For A Few Dollars More ). But it was the third sequel to A Fistful of Dollars where he found one of his trademark roles: Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966) (The Good, The Bad and The Ugly). The movie was a big hit and he became an instant international star. Clint got some excellent roles thereafter: Where Eagles Dare (1968), Coogan's Bluff (1968) and the unusual but successful Paint Your Wagon (1969).
1971 proved to be one of Clint's best. He starred in the thriller Play Misty for Me (1971) and The Beguiled (1971). But it was his role as the hard edge police inspector in Dirty Harry (1971) that gave Clint one of his signature roles and invented the loose-cannon cop genre that has been imitated even to this day.
As the late seventies approached, Clint found more solid work in comedies like Every Which Way But Loose (1978) and in thrillers like Escape from Alcatraz (1979), but he seemed to have lost his edge in making great films. In the early eighties Clint made credible movies with Honkytonk Man (1982) and Firefox (1982) , but it was the fourth sequel to Dirty Harry, Sudden Impact (1983), that made him a viable star for the eighties and onwards.
Clint has seven children, has been married twice, and had a long time relationship with frequent co-star Sondra Locke.… Expand
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|Amazing Stories: Season 1||Sep 29, 1985||Director||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 1||Jan 9, 1959||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 2||Sep 18, 1959||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 3||Sep 30, 1960||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 4||Sep 29, 1961||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 5||Sep 28, 1962||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 6||Sep 26, 1963||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 7||Sep 25, 1964||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
|Rawhide: Season 8||Sep 14, 1965||Rowdy Yates (1959 - 1966)||tbd|
Published: June 28, 2011
Published: June 27, 2011