Clint Eastwood, Jr. is one of the greatest movie-makers in Hollywood. He had humble beginnings, his mother Margaret Ruth was an IBM factory worker while Clint Eastwood Sr. was a migrant worker.
He has been a part of more than 50 moves in the role of an actor, director, producer and composer. He acted in quite a few TV series, the most popular one being Rawhide. Clint Eastwood began directing in 1971 and became a producer in 1982 with a movie called Firefox. The movies that Clint Eastwood has been a part of, are drama, westerners and action. Clint Eastwood’s movies have made a business of more than $1.68 million in US alone with an average of $38 million per film.
Clint Eastwood Best Movies
After attaining success in Rawhide (1959) he went on to act in memorable movies like A Fistful of Dollars ( 1964), The Good, Bad and the Ugly (1968), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Play Misty for Me (1971),Dirty Harry (1971)Firefox (1982), The Bridges of Madison County (1985) Absolute Power (1997) and many more . Out of the 52 movies, he made, he acted in 42 of them.
Clint Eastwood’s movies as director have been well received by the general audience and the critics. The Bridges of Madison County (1985), Unforgiven(1993), Mystic River (2003), Millon Dollar Baby (2004), Changeling (2008) and American Sniper (2014) are among his best works as a director.
Eastwood has received many awards and nominations for his works in movies like Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River and American Sniper. Unforgiven went on to win him the Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Picture and Best Director.
Clint Eastwood – wives, affairs, children
The 6 feet 2 inches tall Clint Eastwood at the age of 23, married Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953, after they went on a blind date. However, the marriage was not that smooth and he felt that he had married earlier than expected. He is known to have dated several women in his life and had affairs with Inger Stevens, Jamie Rose, Catherine Denevue, Jill Banner, Jean Seberg, Megan Rose, Jo Ann Harris, Frances Fisher and Sondra Locke. He fathered seven kids from five different women. In 1996, Clint married Dina Ruiz, a TV anchor who had interviewed him who had interviewed him three years ago. The couple also had a daughter Morgan Eastwood. In 2013, Dina filed for divorce and asked for full custody of her daughter and alimony. By now, Clint Eastwood was in a relationship with the 41-year old Erica Tomlinson. By the end of 2014, it was reported that Clint Eastwood was in a relationship with Christina Sandera, a good looking hostess from Mission Ranchel Hotel in Carmel, California.
Here are Clint Eastwood’s children – with Roxanne Tunis, he had one daughter Kimber Eastwood (born 1964). With wife Maggie Thompson, he had two children Kyle Eastwood (b 1968) and Alison Eastwood (b 1972). With Jacelyn Reeves, he had two children, Scott Eastwood (b.1986) and Kathryn Eastwood (b.1988). With Francesca Fisher, he had a daughter Francesca Eastwood (b.1993) and with wife Dina, he had a daughter Morgan (b. 1996)
Clint Eastwood net worth – $375 million
Clint Eastwood house
The actor bought a house in the sparsely populated Tehama county (pop 64,000), Carmel. The huge property is spread across 300 acres in the middle of Tehama with a lot of greenery around it.
It is a picturesque location away from the humdrum of city-life. The regal home has two master bed-rooms, a huge dining room, a bathroom, sauna, terrace area, wine cellar, study room, a library and three rooms for the guests and a big garage below the home. The kitchen area is large and there is attached garden space with access to farm fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. The unique hand-painted well décor adds to the aesthetics of the home. The look of the house is classy and minimal. Eastwood has also built a clubhouse nearby for the guests. The property also includes a sprawling 18,000 sq.feet golf course.