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Where is George Clooney Today?


After spending four successful seasons with ER, George Clooney has gone on to a career as a leading man in big budget films, as well as becoming a recognisable voice in political and liberal activism.

After leaving ER, George Clooney starred in major Hollywood successes, such as Ocean's Eleven, a remake of the 1960s Rat Pack film of the same name.

The film spawned two sequels starring Clooney, Ocean's Twelve in 2004 and Ocean's Thirteen in 2007.

In 2001, Clooney founded the production studio Section Eight with Steven Soderbergh. He made his directorial debut in the 2002 film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, an adaptation of the autobiography of TV producer Chuck Barris.

In 2005, Clooney starred in Syriana, which was based loosely on former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer and his memoirs of being an agent in the Middle East.

The same year he directed, produced, and starred in Good Night, and Good Luck, a film about 1950s television journalist Edward R. Murrow's famous war of words with Senator Joseph McCarthy.

At the 2006 Academy Awards, Clooney was nominated for both Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Good Night, and Good Luck, and Best Supporting Actor for Syriana.

He became the first person in Oscar history to be nominated for directing one movie and acting in another in the same year, and he went on to win for his role in Syriana.


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