Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

Born: May 31, 1930

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor, director, producer

Biography: Clinton Clint Eastwood, Jr. is an American film actor, director, producer, composer, and politician. Eastwood first came to prominence as a supporting cast member in the TV series Rawhide. He rose to fame for playing the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti westerns during the late 1960s, and as Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

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Source/Notes: Sometimes attributed to Erica Jong. As quoted in: Esquire, Volume 89, Esquire Magazine, 1978
Source/Notes: Reported in Leslie Halliwell, John Walker, Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2003), p. 149.

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Source/Notes: In the first part, Eastwood was reportedly quoting a favored instruction from acting coach Jack Kosslyn. - Clint: The Life and Legend (1999)