Ten fun facts about George Clooney


Fact 1
George Clooney was born in Lexington, Kentucky and spends a large portion of his youth in Ohio and Kentucky.

Fact 2
To avoid competition with his father, George Clooney quit his job as a broadcast journalist.

Fact 3
He attempted to join the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and failed. He was quite active in both basketball and baseball.


Fact 4
Cousin Miguel Ferrer got George Clooney his first small part in a feature film. His first major role was in 1984 in the sitcom “E/R”. He also appeared in a South Park episode early in his career.

Fact 5
Talio Balsam and George Clooney divorced on the 17th of September in 1993 after over three years of marriage. He also vowed to never get married again and is open about his decision not to have any children.

Fact 6
George Clooney was the best man at Richard Kind's wedding,.

Fact 7
George Clooney was so keen on working with the Coen brothers, that he accepted the role in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” without reading the script. He accepted a lower salary for the role as well.

Fact 8
In 2003 George Clooney ranked number 29 in Premier's annual Power 100 List.

Fact 9
In 1997 he took on the role of Batman in the Hollywood flop “Batman & Robin.” Critics slammed his role and claimed that George Clooney was the worst Batman ever in the series.

Fact 10
Since 2008, he has served as a United Nations Messengers of Peace.


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Is a big time Hollywood actor and is considered one of the most handsome men in the world.



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