Wednesday 14 June 2017

Clint Eastwood

Clinton Eastwood Jr. was born on May 31st, 1930. He is an American actor, filmmaker, musician and political figure. He has a very long and successful actor working since 1954 till now. He rose to fame after working in the TV series Rawhide. He gained international fame after working as the Man with No Name in the Dollars trilogy. He is also known for his work in 2008 movie Gran Torino as Walt Kowalski, 2004 movie Million Dollar Baby as Frankie Dunn, 2000 movie Space Cowboys as Frank Corvin, 1999 movie True Crime as Steve Everett to name a few. His most recent recognised work has been in 2012 movie Trouble with the Curve as Gus.

Clint Eastwood Religion

Clint has not made many remarks on religion or faith about himself. He doesn't have any social media accounts, which doesn't help either. He has said that he has deep respect for religious people because they are dedicated to it because it is important to them and said that if someone's non-religious that that's fine too. His ancestry is English, Scottish, Irish and small amounts of German, Dutch and Welsh.

Clint Eastwood Political Views

When it comes to politics, Clint Eastwood has been all over and is still involved in it actively. 
He was a registered Republican from 1952 to 1974 and endorsed Richard Nixon's presidential campaign but later criticized him to Watergate and called the handling of Vietnam war "immoral". 

He also disapproved of America's wars in Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. He believes that US shouldn't play the role of global policeman. 

He has said that he is very individualistic and cannot be either right or left wing. He defined himself as a libertarian and that he doesn't see himself as a conservative but isn't an ultra-leftist either. 

He has, on some ocassions, supported Democrats in California. 

He has stood for pro-choice on abortion, endorsed same-sex marriage and contributed to groups supporting Equal Rights Amendment for women. 

He has, in 1999, stated, "I guess I was a social liberal and fiscal conservative before it became fashionable". In 2009, he has said that he is a registered Libertarian. 

In his own political career, he has been successful in local and state government. In April 1986, he won election as mayor from his adopted hometown Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Who is he dating?

When it comes to dating, he has a pretty long history of relationships and marriages and everything else. 

He is currently dating Christina Sandera and started dating her in 2014. 

He was previously married to Dina Eastwood from 1996 to 2014 and Maggie Johnson from 1953 to 1978. 

He has been in numerous relationships and we're going to state them all. He has been in relationships with Erica Tomilson from 2012 to 2014, Frances Fisher from 1990 to 1995, Jane Cameron in 1989, Dani Crayne in 1989, Rebecca Perle from 1983 to 1986, Jamie Rose in 1983, Megan Rose from 1983 to 1987, Sondra Locke from 1975 to 1989, Jo Ann Harris in 1970, Jean Seberg in 1969, Susan Saint James in 1969, Bridget Byrne in 1969, Inger Stevens from 1967 to 1968, Jill Banner from 1964 to 1965, Keely Smith from 1961 to 1974, Roxanne Tunis from 1960 to 1975, Anita Lhoest in 1959 and Rosina Glen in 1958. 

Clint Eastwood Hobbies

Despite having a myriad of occupations over several years, he still finds the time to do things that he likes. He practices healthy eating and does Transcendental Meditation daily. 

He has Mission Ranch Hotel and Restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Prior to Mission Ranch, he opened an old English-inspired pub by the name of Hog's Breath Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

He is an avid golfer and owns the Tehama Golf Club and is an investor in the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Links. He devotes his time to charitable causes at major tournaments.

He is also a certified pilot and often flies his helicopter to the studios to avoid traffic. 

Of recent, in August 2016 with respect to Trump, he said,  "What Trump is onto is he's just saying what's on his mind. And sometimes it's not so good. And sometimes it's … I mean, I can understand where he's coming from, but I don't always agree with it. I haven't endorsed anybody. I haven't talked to Trump. I haven't talked to anybody. You know, he's a racist now because he's talked about this judge. And yeah, it's a dumb thing to say. I mean, to predicate your opinion on the fact that the guy was born to Mexican parents or something. He's said a lot of dumb things. So have all of them. Both sides. But everybody—the press and everybody's going, 'Oh, well, that's racist," and they're making a big hoodoo out of it. Just f***ing get over it. It's a sad time in history.'"

When asked who would he go for between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, he said, "That's a tough one, isn't it? I'd have to go for Trump … you know, 'cause she's declared that she's gonna follow in Obama's footsteps. There's been just too much funny business on both sides of the aisle. She's made a lot of dough out of being a politician. I gave up dough to be a politician. I'm sure that Ronald Reagan gave up dough to be a politician."

However, he later said that he hasn't supported either candidate.

Interesting Facts

Eastwood wore the same sarape without having it washed in all the Dollar Western movies. 

He used to be the owner of the USA's largest hardwood tree, a bluegum hardwood but in 2002, a larger version of the same species was discovered. 

When he takes the role of a director, he insists that his actors wear as little makeup as possible and likes to print first takes. It is the reason behind his films finishing on schedule and on budget. 

Instead of "action" and "cut", he uses "okay". 

He became the oldest person to win the Best Director Oscar for 2004 movie Million Dollar Baby. He was 74 at the time. 

His favorite actor is James Cagney.