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Clint Eastwood

samedi 24 juillet 2010 , Posted by cinema stars at 02:37


Born May 31, 1930 at 17:35 in San Francisco, CA (USA), Clint Eastwood did an apprenticeship at Universal in 1954, signing a recent contract employees proposed by the studios. It runs in series B as "Tarantula". Then, from 1959 to 1966 he held seven years the second part of the series "Rawhide" by playing Rowdy Yates.

In the mid-sixties, three legendary success of Sergio Leone: FOR A HANDLE OF DOLLARS (1964), and FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (1965), THE GOOD, THE Bad And The Ugly (1966), impose the most international stars. (See special pages western).

Back in the U.S. based company Eastwood Malpaso, and began a friendly and fruitful association with Don Siegel, where such prey emerge and the first part of the saga of Inspector Harry Callahan, a legendary figure of the cinema soon action.

Working at that time in genera closely codified Clint Eastwood likes to subtly dissuade the conventions, not hesitating to put his characters in awkward or uncomfortable situations and assign defects that give them additional relief and human truth.

Became director in 1971 with "A shudder in the night," Clint Eastwood is running away from fashion, film alternately lyrical and muscular, nonchalant and disillusioned narrative of astonishing freedom. Economical effects, the filmmaker has set up a situation in a few moments and take time to develop it to its logical end in staging classic, stripped to the extreme. With his natural charisma, Eastwood the actor can also afford to remain aloof from the action, to draw "hollow" some of his roles with a sense of understatement and suggestion.

The iconic American film, Clint Eastwood has done over five decades an exemplary career as an actor, director and producer, who has won countless critical and popular success. Beginning as a single player addition to Universal in 1955, he starred in 44 films, including 12 where he was also providing the functions of producer and director, and since 1964, has toured in 24 feature films by Sergio Leone Don Siegel, John Sturges, Wolfgang Petersen, etc..

Over the years, Eastwood has won, among other distinctions: the Kennedy Center Honors Award (December 2000), the Lifetime Career Achievement Award from the National Board of Review, New York (January 2000), a summons under "Favorite All- Time Movie Star at the People's Choice Awards 1999, five People's Choice Awards under "Favorite Motion Picture Actor (1981, 1984, 1985, 1987 and 1998), a Caesar of Honor (1998), the Golden Laurel Lifetime Achievement Award the Producer's Guild of America (1998), the Life Achievement Award of the American Film Institute and the Film Scoiety at the Lincoln Center (1996), the prestigious Irving G. Thalberg Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ( 1995). (all his awards include the Awards page)

1993, his Western "revisionist" and twilight, ruthless, won the Oscar for Best Director, Best Film, Best Supporting Actor and Best Editing. It is also selected in the best actor category, best screenplay, best scenery and best sound.

1994: Chairman of the Jury at Cannes, Eastwood presents three of his films: PALE RIDER, IBRD (where the best actor award was won by Forest Whitaker) and WHITE HUNTER, BLACK HEART (which was among the titles selected for Golden Palme).

1995: The Bridges of Madison County (actor, composer, film director, producer) 1996: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (producer, film director)

1997: Absolute Power (Actor, composer, film director, producer) 1998: Convicted True Crime (Actor, composer, film director, producer

2000: Space Cowboys (actor, composer, film director, producer)

2002: Blood Work (Actor, film director, producer)

2003: Mystic River (film director) February 2005: just four Oscars and three nominations for his latest film "Million Dollar Baby"! Eleven years after Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood is the second time in his career by winning the Oscar for best director and Best Film , Best actress : Hilary Swank ,Best Supporting Actor : Morgan Freeman
In 2006 and 2007 he turned a "diptych" with Steven Spielberg: FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS (in France "Flags of Our Fathers")

2008 will rise "Changeling," a drama based on real events, the movie where he was nominated two times for the Golden Globes. In 2009 released "Gran Torino.


Hereafter (2010)

Invictus (2009)

Gran Torino (2008)

Changeling (2008)

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Mystic River (2003

Blood Work (2002)

Space Cowboys (2000)

True Crime (1999)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

Absolute Power (1997)

The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

A Perfect World (1993)

In the Line of Fire (1993)

Unforgiven (1992)

The Rookie (1990)

White Hunter, Black Heart (1990)

Pink Cadillac (1989)

Bird (1988)

The Dead Pool (1988)

Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

Pale Rider (1985)

Tightrope (1984)

City Heat (1984)

Sudden Impact (1983)

Honkytonk Man (1982)

Firefox (1982)

Any Which Way You Can (1980)

Bronco Billy (1980)

Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

The Gauntlet (1977)

The Enforcer (1976)

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

The Eiger Sanction (1975)

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

Magnum Force (1973)

Breezy (1973)

High Plains Drifter (1973)

Joe Kidd (1972)

Dirty Harry (1971)

Play Misty for Me (1971)

The Beguiled (1971)

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970

Kelly's Heroes (1970)

Paint Your Wagon (1969)

Where Eagles Dare (1969)

Coogan's Bluff (1968)

Hang 'em High (1968)

The Witches (1966)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

For a Few Dollars More (1965)

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)

Lafayette Escadrille (1958)

Escapade in Japan (1957)

The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)

Away All Boats (1956)

Star in the Dust (1956)

Never Say Goodbye (1956)

Tarantula (1955)

Lady Godiva (1955)

Francis in the Navy (1955)

Revenge of the Creature (1955)

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