George Clooney filmography

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George Clooney attending the premiere of The Men Who Stare at Goats at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival

George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, screen writer, film producer, and director. He is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time with over $1.9 billion total box office gross and an average of $61.7 million per film.[1] He has been involved in thirteen films that grossed over $200 million at the worldwide box office.[2]

Clooney has appeared in the television series ER (1994–99), The Facts of Life (1985–87), Roseanne (1988–91), Bodies of Evidence (1992–93) and Sisters (1993–94). Early in his career, Clooney also appeared in a number of low-budget film roles like Return to Horror High (1987), Combat Academy (1987 television movie), Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988), Unbecoming Age (1992) and The Harvest (1993). His role as doctor Doug Ross on ER earned him Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations.[3][4]

In the 1990s Clooney appeared in the films From Dusk till Dawn (1996), One Fine Day (1996), with Michelle Pfeiffer, The Peacemaker (1997) with Nicole Kidman, Batman & Robin (1997), and Out of Sight (1998) opposite Jennifer Lopez. The new millennium saw Clooney in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), which won him a Golden Globe Award, as well as Empire Award and Satellite Award nominations.[5][6][7] In 2001, he teamed up again with Soderbergh for the star-studded caper film Ocean's Eleven, alongside Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and many others. The film was followed by two sequels starring Clooney, Ocean's Twelve in 2004 and Ocean's Thirteen in 2007.[8][9] He has also appeared in Solaris (2002), Welcome To Collinwood (2002), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Syriana (2005), for which he was rewarded with a Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, The Good German (2006), Michael Clayton (2007), Burn After Reading (2008), Up in the Air (2009), for the latter earning an Academy Award nomination. Clooney also directed and starred in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), Leatherheads (2008) and The Ides of March (film) (2011).

In 2011 Clooney starred in Alexander Payne's The Descendants, earning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and an Academy Award nomination.[10][11] In 2013, he co-starred opposite Sandra Bullock in the space thriller Gravity. He directed, co-produced, co-wrote, and starred in The Monuments Men, originally scheduled for release in 2013, but pushed back until 2014. He next starred in Brad Bird's science fiction film Tomorrowland, released on May 22, 2015.[12]


At a ceremony for John Wells to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2012
At the Paris premiere of The Ides of March in October 2011

Acting Roles[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Grizzly II: The Predator Ron
1986 Combat Academy Cadet Major Biff Woods
1987 Return to Horror High Oliver
Grizzly II: The Predator Unnamed role Uncredited
1988 Return of the Killer Tomatoes Matt Stevens
1989 Red Surf Remar
1992 Unbecoming Age Mac
1993 The Harvest Lip Syncing Transvestite
1996 From Dusk till Dawn Seth Gecko
One Fine Day Jack Taylor
1997 Batman & Robin Bruce Wayne / Batman
The Peacemaker Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe
1998 The Thin Red Line Captain Charles Bosche
Out of Sight Jack Foley
Waiting for Woody Himself Short
1999 Three Kings Archie Gates
The Book That Wrote Itself Himself Cameo
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Dr. Gouache Voice
2000 The Perfect Storm Captain Billy Tyne
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Everett
2001 Ocean's Eleven Danny Ocean
Spy Kids Devlin Executive producer
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Jim Byrd
Solaris Chris Kelvin
Welcome to Collinwood Jerzy
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over President Devlin
Intolerable Cruelty Miles Massey
2004 Ocean's Twelve Danny Ocean
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck Fred Friendly
Syriana Bob Barnes
2006 The Good German Jake Geismer
2007 Michael Clayton Michael Clayton
Darfur Now Himself Documentary
Ocean's Thirteen Danny Ocean
Sand and Sorrow Narrator Documentary
2008 Leatherheads Jimmy "Dodge" Connelly
Burn After Reading Harry Pfarrer
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Mr. Fox Voice
The Men Who Stare at Goats Lyn Cassady
Up in the Air Ryan Bingham
2010 The American Jack / Edward
2011 The Ides of March Governor Mike Morris
The Descendants Matthew "Matt" King
2013 Gravity Matthew "Matt" Kowalski
2014 The Monuments Men Frank Stokes
Annie Himself Cameo
2015 Tomorrowland Frank Walker
A Very Murray Christmas Himself
2016 Hail, Caesar! Baird Whitlock
Money Monster Lee Gates

Films Directed[edit]

Films Produced[edit]

Year Title Director Writer Producer Notes
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Yes Directorial Debut
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck Yes Yes
2008 Leatherheads Yes Yes Yes
2011 The Ides of March Yes Yes Yes
2014 The Monuments Men Yes Yes Yes
2017 Suburbicon Yes Yes Yes
Year Title Notes
2001 Spy Kids Executive producer
Rock Star Executive producer
2002 Welcome to Collinwood
Starbuck Holger Meins Documentary
Insomnia Executive producer
Far from Heaven Executive producer
2004 Criminal
2005 Syriana Executive producer
The Jacket
Rumor Has It... Executive producer
2006 A Scanner Darkly Executive producer
Pu-239 Executive producer
2007 Michael Clayton Executive producer
Sand and Sorrow Documentary;
Executive producer
Wind Chill Executive producer
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Informant! Executive producer
2010 The American
2012 Argo
2013 August: Osage County
2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
2016 Money Monster


Year Title Role Notes
1984–85 E/R Mark "Ace" Kolmar 8 episodes
1984 Riptide Lenny Colwell Episode: "Where the Girls Are"
1985 Street Hawk Kevin Stark Episode: "A Second Self"
1985 Crazy Like a Fox Skip Episode: "Suitable for Framing"
1985–87 The Facts of Life George Burnett 17 episodes
1986 Hotel Nick Miller Episode: "Recriminations"
1986 Throb Rollo Moldonaldo Episode: "My Fair Punker Lady"
1986 Combat Academy Cadet Major Biff Woods Television movie; also known as Combat High
1987 Hunter Matthew Winfield Episode: "Double Exposure"
1987 Murder, She Wrote Kip Howard Episode: "No Laughing Murder"
1987 The Golden Girls Det. Bobby Hopkins Episode: "To Catch A Neighbor"
1988–91 Roseanne Booker Brooks 11 episodes
1991 Baby Talk Joe 5 episodes
1992 Jack's Place Rick Logan Episode "Everything Old Is New Again"
1992–93 Bodies of Evidence Det. Ryan Walker 16 episodes
1993 The Building Bonnie's Fiancee Episode: "Pilot"
1993 Without Warning: Terror in the Towers Kevin Shea Television movie
1993–94 Sisters Det. James Falconer 19 episodes
1994–99, 2000, 2009 ER Dr. Doug Ross 109 episodes
1995 Friends Dr. Michael Mitchell Episode: "The One With Two Parts: Part Two"
1997 South Park Sparky the Dog (voice) Episode: "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride"
1998 Murphy Brown Doctor #2 Episode: "Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2"
2000 Fail Safe Colonel Jack Grady Live television production; also executive producer
2010 Hope for Haiti Now Himself Also creator, developer, executive producer and co-host
2014 Text Santa 4 George Oceans Gravity, Marquis of Hollywood[13] Downton Abbey charity sketch
2018 My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman Himself Episode: "You Be the Newsman, I'll Be Liz Taylor"
TBA Catch-22 Scheisskopf Miniseries; also executive producer and director

As producer[edit]

Year Film Notes
1999 Kilroy Also writer
2000 Fail Safe Executive producer
2003 K Street Executive producer; 10 episodes
2005 Unscripted Executive producer (10 episodes); also director (5 episodes)
2010 Hope for Haiti Now Executive producer
2019 On Becoming a God in Central Florida Executive producer[14]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "People Index." Box Office Mojo.
  2. ^ "George Clooney profile at Box Office Mojo". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  3. ^ "The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1996)". Golden Globes. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "Emmy Awards 1995". Emmy Awards. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  5. ^ "The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2001)". Golden Globes. Archived from the original on May 26, 2013. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  6. ^ "2000 Award Winners". Empire Awards. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  7. ^ "Satellite Awards". Satellite Awards. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  8. ^ "Ocean's Eleven Reviews, Pictures". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  9. ^ "Ocean's Eleven (2001) > Summary > Domestic Total Gross". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  10. ^ "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012)". Golden Globes. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  11. ^ "Nominees and Winners for the 84th Academy Awards". Academy Awards. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  12. ^ Breznican, Anthony (November 7, 2013). "'Star Wars: Episode VII': Release set for December 18, 2015 -- BREAKING". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  13. ^ "Downton Abbey For Text Santa - Part Two". YouTube. February 2, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-06-25). "YouTube Orders Kirsten Dunst-Starring Dark Comedy Series From George Clooney, Grant Heslov & TriStar Television". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-10-31.

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