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  Clint Eastwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eastwood is a descendant of Mayflower passenger and Plymouth Colony Governor, William Bradford.
Clint Sr., a sometime steel worker in the San Francisco Bay Area, was forced in the 1930s to seek work over a wide area of coastal and inland California.
Eastwood was 6'4" as a young man, but due to his age and recent back problems he is now (as of 2006) closer to 6'1".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clint_Eastwood   (2867 words)

 American Masters . Clint Eastwood . Featured Essay | PBS
Eastwood invested many of his own childhood memories in "Honkytonk Man" —; his family, like the family unit in the film, spent much of the 1930s in constant motion, as Eastwood's father traveled up and down the California coast in search of work.
Eastwood plays with the traditional "justice is blind" imagery by emphasizing shots of himself wearing absurdly large, wrap-around sunglasses; Locke, on the other hand, is generally shot with an emphasis on her huge, watery eyes, which almost seem ready to burst from her head.
Eastwood consistently associates water imagery with Jennifer (the rape takes place by the sea, as do most of her revenge killings), linking her to forces that are large, ancient, fecund and traditionally female.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/eastwood_c.html   (2553 words)

 Clint Eastwood (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Del in the Clint Eastwood video, note that this is the only time he appears with some of his teeth missing.
"Clint Eastwood" is Gorillaz' debut single, released off of their self-titled album Gorillaz in March 2001.
The verses are rapped by Del tha Funkee Homosapien, portrayed as a blue phantom in the video, while the chorus is sung by Damon Albarn (nicknamed "2-D" in Gorillaz).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clint_Eastwood_(song)   (544 words)

 Clint Eastwood - A Great Moviestar Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood actor director producer moviestar by Antti Ivanoff ...
Eastwood to their full extent, I have skipped or abbreviated some important things, since they didn't seem so interesting to me. But on the other hand this isn't even ment to be a complete book.
Eastwood was paid $250.000 for this film, which was a big amount at the time (more than four times what he received for the previous two films together).
Clint Eastwood and Diana Ruiz, a 30-year-old news reporter, were pronounced husband and wife March 31st, 1995.
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 Clint Eastwood Biography
Clint had always reckoned that, due to his boyish looks, he wouldn't make it till in his thirties, and he was dead right.
Clint's Josey Wales was just the man he'd imagined as a kid back in the Yosemite National Park, running from a savage past, his dreams of a brighter future always shredded by those who will not let him forget.
Eastwood had had the script lying around for ages, but waited till he himself was old enough to play the role of William Munny, a former gunslinger and robber whose wife has died, leaving him to bring up their kids alone.
www.tiscali.co.uk /entertainment/film/biographies/clint_eastwood_biog.html   (6688 words)

 Clint Eastwood News
Clint Eastwood is one of the few actors to make a perfect leap from acting into directing.
Clint Eastwood, also known onscreen by an assortment of characters etched in the minds of moviegoers for better than fifty years: "Dirty" Harry Callahan...
Younger filmgoers would probably be surprised to learn that at one time Clint Eastwood was considered by critics to be in the same category as Ahnold, or Sly Stallone -- a glorified B-movie hero.
www.topix.net /who/clint-eastwood   (582 words)

 Clint Eastwood @ Filmbug
Eastwood most recently appeared in 2002's Blood Work, in which he stars as Terry McCaleb, a veteran FBI profiler unrelenting in his pursuit of justice and unequalled in his success at tracking and catching murderers.
Eastwood's association with jazz is well documented, as is his assertion that had his acting, directing or producing careers not been successful, he would have chosen to be a musician.
Eastwood serves as a Commissioner on the California Film Commission, appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and has been named, for the second time, to serve as the national spokesperson for Take Pride in America.
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 Clint Eastwood
As a teen, Clint Eastwood acted in a school play, but was struck with such stage fright he vowed never to act again.
Eastwood's all-eyes acting was a perfect match with Leone's sparse but riveting dialogue, easy-to-translate plots, rich widescreen visuals, and rousing music by Ennio Morricone.
Eastwood's no-nonsense libertarian streak became newsworthy in 1986 when, bogged down by red tape when he wanted to expand his restaurant (Hog's Breath Inn) in Carmel, California, he announced that he was running for mayor.
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 Libertarian Celebrities - Advocates for Self-Government
But the most revealing line Eastwood ever uttered may have been to USA Today (January 25, 2004), when he said, "I like the libertarian view, which is to leave everyone alone." The quote confirmed that Eastwood is not just one of Hollywood's most honored and longest-lasting stars, but perhaps America's highest-profile libertarian.
Eastwood's career is an example of that individualist approach.
Eastwood's laconic character, The Man With No Name (dressed in a signature flat-brimmed sombrero and shabby poncho), captivated audiences around the world, and served as a template for his later taciturn "tough-guy" roles.
www.theadvocates.org /celebrities/clint-eastwood.html   (919 words)

 Amazon.com: Clint Eastwood : A Biography: Books: Richard Schickel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eastwood's career has slowly developed: television success in Rawhide; his icon-defining role as the nameless gunslinger in Sergio Leone's spaghetti Westerns; movie superstardom with the Dirty Harry series; then a softening, and even some intellectual respectability, with his Oscar for directing Unforgiven.
What an American was Clint Eastwood," Norman Mailer wrote as he worked his way toward the peroration of a 1983 Sunday supplement article on him-as usual for Mailer on these occasions, a blend of interview and meditation on his own and his subject's celebrity.
Eastwood is an important figure in 20th Century cinema, and he deserves an objective, scholarly, independently-researched analysis of all aspects of his life and career.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679749918?v=glance   (1947 words)

 Clint Eastwood
Whether Eastwood accepted a producer credit or not, each of them was made under the umbrella of Malpaso, the production company that Eastwood formed in 1968, which has helped him to satisfy his drive to govern every creative aspect of the films with which he has been involved.
Eastwood conceived of the lighting effects as playing as much a part in the movie as the natural landscape, shifting its tonalities in accord with the development of the narrative and characters.
Eastwood characterises his style as “a combination of pace and an eye for composition”, although in recent years many critics have expressed concern that pace is exactly what Eastwood's films now lack (10).
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/directors/03/eastwood.html   (4440 words)

 Clint Eastwood Interview - MYSTIC RIVER
Clint Eastwood continues his discussion of music in his films with the specific example of a scene from A Perfect World.
Clint Eastwood discusses the shift in shooting styles in Mystic River and the reasons behind it.
Clint Eastwood talks about an editing strategy in Mystic River and goes on to discuss editing in general and how he uses AVID technology.
www.henrysheehan.com /interviews/def/eastwood.html   (505 words)

 The American Enterprise: Clint Eastwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first year Clint Eastwood was named a top-ten box office star (in 1968), he was among the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Julie Andrews, and Dean Martin—names that have long since faded from theater marquees.
Eastwood is a rarity in another respect, too: he’s a Republican in an industry dominated by liberal Democrats.
Eastwood is one of very few in today’s Hollywood with a blue-collar, traditional American background, which perhaps accounts for his resounding popularity.
www.taemag.com /issues/articleid.16080/article_detail.asp   (3847 words)

 Biography for Clint Eastwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the early eighties Eastwood 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.
Clint was again #2 in 1979, 1981 and 1982 (topped by Burt Reynolds all three years), before leading the charts in 1983 and '84.
The boots that Clint Eastwood wore in Unforgiven are the same boots that he wore in the TV series Rawhide.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000142/bio   (5598 words)

 Clint Eastwood
Once a hay bailer, logger, truck driver, and steel-furnace stoker, Clint's down to earth life experience exudes from his earthly characters he portrays.
Clint met two other actors in the service, David Janssen and Martin Milner who influenced him to try Los Angeles in 1954 after his military service.
Eastwood's role as Rowdy Yates in the CBS TV series Rawhide (1959) ran for eight seasons and landed him some success.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/3628/67510   (388 words)

 Celebrity Astrology & Horoscope- Clint Eastwood
Clint needs to learn the value of commitment.
He has a talent for communication, and journalism would be an ideal occupation for him.Work in all branches of the media is ideal for such a communicative and versatile person.
suggest that Clint is highly motivated with huge reserves of get-up-and-go, but he also tends to lack the persistence to see his vision through to completion.
www.findyourfate.com /astrology/celebrity/Clint.htm   (123 words)

 "We all have it coming, Kid": Clint Eastwood
Eastwood is framed in 90° profile shots during the conversation and has tears in his eyes.
Eastwood the director uses small gestures such as lighting a cigarette or tuning a radio to indicate the characters' initial awkwardness.
Paul Smith argues that the way in which Eastwood is framed as an actor operates according to "a little semiotics of the heroized male body".
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/01/12/unforgiven.html   (5128 words)

 Clint Eastwood - MovieActors.com
Clint Eastwood is known for many great crime dramas and westerns.
Clint Eastwood's defining role was as a "take no prisoners" cop in the classic crime drama DIRTY HARRY.
Eastwood once said, only partially in jest, that he'd managed to have a long, successful acting career simply by outliving the competition.
www.movieactors.com /70stars/clint.htm   (179 words)

 AbsoluteNow: Clint Eastwood photos - Actor/director CLINT EASTWOOD with actress LAURA LINNEY at the 56th Annual ...
Actor/director CLINT EASTWOOD & actress LAURA LINNEY at photocall in Cannes for their new movie Mystic River, which is screening in competition at the 56th Cannes Film Festival.
Actor/director CLINT EASTWOOD (right) & actors TIM ROBBINS (left), KEVIN BACON & LAURA LINNEY at photocall in Cannes for their new movie Mystic River, which is screening in competition at the 56th Cannes Film Festival.
Actor/director CLINT EASTWOOD (right) & actors KEVIN BACON & LAURA LINNEY at photocall in Cannes for their new movie Mystic River, which is screening in competition at the 56th Cannes Film Festival.
www.absolutenow.com /new/clint_eastwood.html   (464 words)

 TIME.com: TIME Interview: Clint Eastwood Opens Up -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New York — Clint Eastwood, who is up for seven Academy Awards, sat down with longtime friend and biographer Richard Schickel—who is also a TIME movie critic—to talk about moviemaking, money and the advantages of being a slow learner.
Schickel: There’s a notion that Clint Eastwood, the great American icon, has somehow disappointed a significant portion of his constituency with this movie.
Eastwood: I don’t think I’ve ever done a project ’cause I said, “Geez, philosophically, I’m right in line with this guy.
www.time.com /time/press_releases/article/0,8599,1029815,00.html   (782 words)

 AskMen.com - Clint Eastwood
AskMen.com feature on Clint Eastwood that includes pics, pictures, biography, video, related news, vital stats, commentary, and cool facts.
Clint Eastwood is one of the coolest Hollywood icons of all time, and has remained largely aloof about his success as an actor, director and producer.
One of the most respected names in Hollywood, Eastwood was also one of the top box-office draws of the '70s, though his commercial clout decreased during the 1980s.
www.askmen.com /men/entertainment_100/114_clint_eastwood.html   (428 words)

 Clint Eastwood
Born in San Francisco, Clint Eastwood worked as a logger and a gas station attendant, among other things, before coming to Hollywood in the mid-1950's.
Although Eastwood became known for his violent roles, the gentler side of his persona came through in pictures such as Bronco Billy (1980), a romantic comedy that he directed and starred in.
Their approaches perfectly suited Eastwood's restrained acting style, and he integrated their them into his filmmaking technique with startling results, culminating in 1993 with his "Best Director" Oscar for The Unforgiven (1992).
www.tribute.ca /bio.asp?id=2633   (747 words)

 Clint Eastwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood...
Eastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall (1997) (TV)....
Clint Eastwood: The Man from Malpaso (1993) (TV)....
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000142   (933 words)

But his name happens to be Clint Eastwood, and he owns this spread, the 22-acre Mission Ranch in Carmel, Calif., an idyllic community he once served as mayor.
In a conversation with USA WEEKEND, Eastwood unwound pleasantly for two hours, enjoying the opportunity to talk about misimpressions about him from the old days, and how his work has evolved.
You may be surprised to learn that Eastwood -- who starred in Sergio Leone's starkly violent Italian-western trilogy, as well as the gritty "Dirty Harry" series -- isn't all that crazy about movie violence these days.
www.usaweekend.com /04_issues/040125/040125clint_eastwood.html   (2211 words)

 Clint Eastwood Bio
In 1971, Eastwood made his directorial debut with the chiller Play Misty for Me and continued to wield the megaphone frequently thereafter.
As Eastwood neared 60, his star began to dim, but he continued to surprise.
In 1995, Eastwood won the Academy's Irving Thalberg award, then directed and acted opposite Meryl Streep in The Bridges of Madison County (1995).
www.scms.ca /hbeast.html   (748 words)

 Clint Eastwood: Improving With Age, Hollywood Veteran Talks About His Latest Success - CBS News
Besides acting, directing and producing, Eastwood is also a musician who has composed the themes to nine of his films.
Eastwood: Well, 'cause I - you - they're - there are other people that are involved there and they're vulnerable people.
Surrounded by his passions, enjoying his family and still making movies that build on his legacy, Eastwood, at 73, says life is getting better all the time.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/01/27/60II/main596292.shtml   (1549 words)

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