Clint Eastwood- FILM 101

Clinton (Clint) Eastwood is considered to be one of Americas premiere film actors who has had a long and illustrious film career. His current endeavors in the film industry include being a director, a film producer, and a musical composer; he has also tried out his talents as a politician when he was elected mayor of a small California city several years ago.

Clint Eastwood first came to be noticed in the acting community as a supporting cast member in the Western TV series entitle Rawhide which played during the years of nineteen fifty nine through nineteen sixty five. After the series ended, he rose to fame and practically became a household name for his portrayal of the Man with no Name in Italian director Sergio Leones spaghetti westerns films which were usually produced on a shoe string budget.

In the nineteen seventies Eastwoods claim to fame were his Dirty Harry movies in which he portrayed a tough police detective in San Francisco California who battled crime in his own particular way, it was in these films that the iconic phrase “Make my day” came into being. In the late seventies he made a commercially successful pair of films with the Any which way but Loose sequels.

Clint Eastwood has managed to maintain a successful career in the entertainment business for decades and still shows no signs of slowing down. In addition to his directing endeavors he has also received several academy awards nominations for films that he did direct such as Letters from Iwo Jima and the Changeling. Clint Eastwood was born in May 31st in nineteen thirty and is currently married and has four grown up children. He currently resides in San Francisco California and continues to be internationally renowned for his past acting endeavors and has been honored by the film industries of Italy and France by numerous awards and acclimates.