George Clooney

George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American film and television actor probably best-known for his former role in the long-running television drama ER (1994-99). He has also appeared in a number of movies such as Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), One Fine Day (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Out of Sight (1998), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), Intolerable Cruelty, and Ocean's Twelve (2004), along with guest appearances on sitcoms such as Roseanne and Friends.

He played a handyman on television series The Facts of Life.

He is the son of Cincinnati news anchor and TV host Nick Clooney, a nephew of actress and singer Rosemary Clooney, and a cousin of actor Miguel Ferrer; another cousin, Gabe Ferrer, is married to Debby Boone.

He made his debut as a film director in the 2002 feature Confessions of a Dangerous Mind an adaptation of the implausible autobiography of groundbreaking TV producer Chuck Barris.


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He made his debut as a film director in the 2002 feature Confessions of a Dangerous Mind an adaptation of the implausible autobiography of groundbreaking TV producer Chuck Barris. In 2002 Cleese reprised his role in Die Another Day, however, the character was promoted, thus making Cleese the new quartermaster (Q) of MI6. He is the son of Cincinnati news anchor and TV host Nick Clooney, a nephew of actress and singer Rosemary Clooney, and a cousin of actor Miguel Ferrer; another cousin, Gabe Ferrer, is married to Debby Boone. In 1999, Cleese starred in the James Bond movie, The World Is Not Enough as Q's assistant, referred to as R. He played a handyman on television series The Facts of Life. During the years 1973-1975 Cleese was rector of St Andrews University, a position which he left in favour of making Fawlty Towers. He has also appeared in a number of movies such as Return of the Killer Tomatoes (1988), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), One Fine Day (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Out of Sight (1998), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Welcome to Collinwood (2002), Intolerable Cruelty, and Ocean's Twelve (2004), along with guest appearances on sitcoms such as Roseanne and Friends. Although he makes occasional, well-received appearances on the Cornell campus, he lives in the town of Montecito, California.

George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky) is an American film and television actor probably best-known for his former role in the long-running television drama ER (1994-99). White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University, his term having been extended until 2006. He is currently an Andrew D. In 1996 Cleese declined becoming a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). He also produced and acted in a number of successful business training films, including Meetings, Bloody Meetings and More Bloody Meetings about how to set up and run successful meetings.

The books are presented as an ongoing dialogue between Skynner and Cleese. With Robin Skynner, Cleese wrote a number of books on dealing with relations: Families and how to survive them, and Life and how to survive it. The film became the most successful British film ever. In 1988 he wrote and starred in A Fish Called Wanda along with Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and fellow python Michael Palin.

Cleese is noted for his talent for expressing indignation and peevish outrage. He achieved later success as the awful hotel manager Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers, which he also cowrote with then wife Connie Booth. He became famous as one of the members of the Monty Python team which created the 1969-74 television series Monty Python's Flying Circus; Cleese is particularly remembered for the "Cheese Shop", "The Ministry of Silly Walks", and "Dead Parrot" sketches. He married Connie Booth on February 20, 1968 and they divorced in 1978.

His family's surname was previously "Cheese", but his father Reginald Francis Cheese, an insurance salesman, changed his surname to "Cleese" upon joining the army in 1915 [1] (http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node=John%20Cleese). His talent for comedy emerged as a member of the Cambridge Footlights Revue during the time that he was a law student at Downing College, Cambridge. Cleese was educated at Clifton College in Bristol. John Marwood Cleese (born October 27, 1939 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England) is a British comedian and actor most well known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for playing Basil Fawlty in the sitcom Fawlty Towers.

Around the World in 80 Days (2004) (Grizzled Sergeant). Shrek 2 (2004) (voice of Princess Fiona's father, King Harold). Die Another Day (2002) (second appearance in a James Bond film; replaces Desmond Llewelyn as Q in the series). Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) ditto.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) (as the ghost "Nearly Headless Nick" - although he prefers Sir Nicholas, if you don't mind). Sinclair). Rat Race (2001) (as eccentric millionaire Donald P. The World is Not Enough (1999) (a James Bond film) (as Q's assistant, nicknamed R by Bond).

The Out-of-Towners (1999). Fierce Creatures (1996) (as Rollo Lee, owner of an English zoo; the novelization suggests that he is actually the twin brother of Archie Leach from A Fish Called Wanda, with a slight change of surname). Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (1994) (Dr. Julien Plumford). Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994).

Shadgrind). Splitting Heirs (1993) (Raoul P. Bullseye! 1990 as Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese. A Fish Called Wanda (1988) (writer and actor: as lawyer Archie Leach (Cary Grant's real name)).

Stimpson, a school headmaster). Clockwise (1986) (as Mr. His first line, as he walks in to a bar to break up a brawl, is, "What's all this, then?"). Silverado (1985) (plays Langston an English sheriff in a town in the western USA.

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983) (writer and actor: various roles). Privates on Parade (1982) (Major Giles Flack). Time Bandits (1981) (as a gormless Robin Hood). The Great Muppet Caper (1981).

The Secret Policeman's Ball (1980). The Life of Brian (1979) (writer and actor: various roles including Reg). Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974) (writer and actor: various roles including Sir Lancelot and Tim the Enchanter). The Magic Christian (1969).

Numerous commercials. Will & Grace (2003-2004) as recurring character Lestor Finster. Fawlty Towers (1975, 1979). Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969-1974).

How to Irritate People (1968) with Michael Palin. Doctor Who (1979, guest cameo as a favour to script editor Douglas Adams). Do Not Adjust Your Set. Frost on Sunday.

The Frost Report (1966). I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again.

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