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Clint Eastwood
Date of Birth: May 31, 1930
Born At: San Fransisco, California, USA
Height: 6' 4"
Profession: Actor, composer, director, producer, writer
Claim to fame: As Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1977)

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Clint Eastwwod is bestly known for his tough guy roles in Dirty Harry and the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns. His Dirty Harry film has topped Men's Journal poll of The 50 Best Guy Movies.

Tarantula (1955) is Eastwood's movie debut as the (uncredited) leader of the jet squadron that attacks the tarantula in the film's climax. Between 1959 and 1966, Clint Eastwood got his first acting role in Rawhide while visiting a friend at the CBS lot when a studio exec spotted him because he looked like a cowboy.

He starred in and directed the gritty, cynical western, Unforgiven in 1992, taking on the role of an aging ex-gunfighter, long past his prime. The film was nominated for nine Oscars, including Best Actor for Eastwood, and won four, including Best Picture and Best Director for Eastwood.

Clint Eastwwod began directing and producing his own films, beginning with Play Misty For Me (1971). Over three decades he has earned a reputation as a successful and efficient producer, director, actor and as one of the biggest stars in Hollywood history.

He was given the Oscar as best director for both Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby, and both films also won Academy Awards as the best picture of the year. Apart from this he is also a good composer, you can find his best albums and singles at Clint Eastwood's discography.

In addition to his career as an actor, Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California on April 8, 1986, receiving 72% of the vote (voter turnout was also doubled over the previous mayoral election). He served a two-year term before declining to run for re-election.