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Clint Eastwood is an American film actor, director, producer, and composer. After beginning his acting career exclusively with small uncredited film roles and television appearances, his career has spanned more than 50 years. Eastwood has acted in several television series, most notably Rawhide. His role in the eight-season series led to his leading roles in A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.[1] Eastwood has appeared in over 50 films and has starred in 42 films, including Hang 'Em High, Play Misty for Me, Dirty Harry, Escape from Alcatraz, Tightrope, The Bridges of Madison County, and Gran Torino. Eastwood started directing in 1971, and in 1982, his debut as a producer began with two films, Firefox and Honkytonk Man. Eastwood also has contributed music to his films, either through performing or composing. He has even lent his voice to song in "Paint Your Wagon", co-starring Lee Marvin, who also sings. He has starred in western, action, comedy, and drama films.[2][3]

Eastwood has been a primary character in two film franchises: as the Man with No Name in the Dollars Trilogy and as Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry series. Other notable roles include Josey Wales in The Outlaw Josey Wales, the Stranger in High Plains Drifter, Philo Beddoe in Every Which Way but Loose and its sequel Any Which Way You Can, Preacher in Pale Rider, William Munny in Unforgiven, Frankie Dunn in Million Dollar Baby and Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino.

Eastwood has received multiple awards and nominations for his work in the films Unforgiven, Mystic River, and Million Dollar Baby, among others. These awards include Academy Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and People's Choice Awards. According to Box Office Mojo, a box office-revenue tracking website, films that Eastwood has acted in or directed have grossed a total of more than $2.7 billion.[4] American Sniper was released on January 16, 2015. The film had the biggest opening weekend ever for a film released in the month of January and was also the biggest opening ever for an Eastwood film.

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FilmEdit

Year Film Functioned as
Director Producer
1971 Play Misty for Me Yes No
1973 High Plains Drifter Yes No
Breezy Yes No
1975 The Eiger Sanction Yes No
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales Yes No
1977 The Gauntlet Yes No
1978 Every Which Way but Loose No Yes
1980 Bronco Billy Yes Yes
Any Which Way You Can Yes No
1982 Firefox Yes Yes
Honkytonk Man Yes Yes
1983 Sudden Impact Yes Yes
1984 Tightrope No Yes
1985 Pale Rider Yes Yes
1986 Heartbreak Ridge Yes Yes
1988 Bird Yes Yes
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser No Yes
1990 White Hunter Black Heart Yes Yes
The Rookie Yes No
1992 Unforgiven Yes Yes
1993 A Perfect World Yes No
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Yes Yes
The Stars Fell on Henrietta No Yes
1997 Absolute Power Yes Yes
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Yes Yes
1999 True Crime Yes Yes
2000 Space Cowboys Yes Yes
2002 Blood Work Yes Yes
2003 Mystic River Yes Yes
2004 Million Dollar Baby Yes Yes
2006 Flags of Our Fathers Yes Yes
Letters from Iwo Jima Yes Yes
2008 Changeling Yes Yes
Gran Torino Yes Yes
2009 Invictus Yes Yes
2010 Hereafter Yes Yes
2011 J. Edgar Yes Yes
2012 Trouble with the Curve No Yes
2014 Jersey Boys Yes Yes
American Sniper Yes Yes
2016 Sully Yes Yes
2017 Indian Horse No Yes
2018 The 15:17 to Paris Yes Yes
The Mule Yes Yes
TBA Richard Jewell Yes Yes

Acting rolesEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1955 Revenge of the Creature Lab Technician Jennings Uncredited
Francis in the Navy Jonesy
Lady Godiva of Coventry First Saxon Uncredited
Tarantula Jet Squadron Leader
1956 Never Say Goodbye Will
Star in the Dust Tom
Away All Boats Marine Medic
The First Traveling Saleslady Lt. Jack Rice
1957 Escapade in Japan Dumbo Pilot Uncredited
1958 Lafayette Escadrille George Moseley
Ambush at Cimarron Pass Keith Williams
1964 A Fistful of Dollars Joe
1965 For a Few Dollars More Manco
1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Blondie
1967 The Witches Carlone/Charlie
1968 Hang 'Em High Jed Cooper
Coogan's Bluff Walt Coogan
Where Eagles Dare Lt. Schaffer
1969 Paint Your Wagon Pardner
1970 Two Mules for Sister Sara Hogan
Kelly's Heroes Pvt. Kelly
1971 The Beguiled John McBurney
Dirty Harry Harry Callahan
Play Misty for Me David Garver
1972 Joe Kidd Joe Kidd
1973 High Plains Drifter The Stranger
Breezy Man in Crowd on Pier Uncredited; Cameo role
Magnum Force Harry Callahan
1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot John 'Thunderbolt' Doherty
1975 The Eiger Sanction Jonathan Hemlock
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales Josey Wales
The Enforcer Harry Callahan
1977 The Gauntlet Ben Shockley
1978 Every Which Way but Loose Philo Beddoe
1979 Escape from Alcatraz Frank Morris
1980 Bronco Billy Bronco Billy McCoy
Any Which Way You Can Philo Beddoe
1982 Firefox Mitchell Gant
Honkytonk Man Red Stovall
1983 Sudden Impact Harry Callahan
1984 Tightrope Wes Block
City Heat Lt. Speer
1985 Pale Rider Preacher
1986 Heartbreak Ridge Gunnery Sgt. Thomas 'Gunny' Highway
1988 The Dead Pool Harry Callahan
1989 Pink Cadillac Tommy Nowak
1990 White Hunter Black Heart John Wilson
The Rookie Nick Pulovski
1992 Unforgiven William 'Will' Munny
1993 In the Line of Fire Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan
A Perfect World Texas Ranger Red Garnett
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Robert Kincaid
Casper Himself Uncredited; Cameo role
1997 Absolute Power Luther Whitney
1999 True Crime Steve Everett
2000 Space Cowboys Frank Corvin
2002 Blood Work Terry McCaleb
2004 Million Dollar Baby Frankie Dunn
2008 Gran Torino Walt Kowalski
2011 Kurosawa's Way Himself[5]
2012 Trouble with the Curve Gus Lobel
2014 American Sniper Church Goer Uncredited cameo
2017 Sad Hill Unearthed[6]
2018 The Mule Earl Stone

Song creditsEdit

Year Film Functioned as
Performer Composer Writer
1969 Paint Your Wagon Yes No No
1980 Bronco Billy Yes No No
Any Which Way You Can Yes No No
1982 Honkytonk Man Yes No No
1984 City Heat Yes No No
1986 Heartbreak Ridge No No Yes
1993 A Perfect World No Yes No
1995 The Bridges of Madison County No Yes No
1997 Absolute Power No Yes No
1999 True Crime No No Yes
2006 Flags of Our Fathers No No Yes
2007 Grace Is Gone No No Yes
2008 Gran Torino Yes No Yes

Score creditsEdit

TelevisionEdit

At the early stages of his acting career, Eastwood played several small roles in episodes for several television shows. This list includes appearances in various episodes of fictional shows, and excludes appearances as himself on talk shows, interview shows, ceremonies, and other related media.

Year Title Director Executive
Producer
Notes
1985 Amazing Stories Yes No Episode: "Vanessa in the Garden"[7]
2003 The Blues Yes No Episode: "Piano Blues"[8]
2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me[9] No Yes

Acting rolesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1955 Allen in Movieland Orderly TV film
Highway Patrol Joe Keeley Episode: "Motorcycle A"
1956 Death Valley Days John Lucas 6 episodes
1957 The West Point Story Episode: "White Fury"
1958 Navy Log Burns Episode: "The Lonely Watch"
1959 Maverick Red Hardigan Episode: "Duel at Sundown"
1959–1965 Rawhide Rowdy Yates 217 episodes[10]
1962 Mister Ed Himself Episode: "Clint Eastwood Meets Mister Ed"
2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me[9] Himself

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • Eliot, Marc (2009). American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood. New York: Harmony Books. pp. 349–59. ISBN 978-0-307-33688-0.
  • Gallafent, Edward (1994). Clint Eastwood. New York: Continuum. pp. 238–51. ISBN 0-8264-0665-3.
  • Hughes, Howard (2009). Aim for the Heart. London: I.B. Tauris. pp. 215–235. ISBN 978-1-84511-902-7.
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at Metacritic (average career score: 68)
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at Rotten Tomatoes
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at AllMovie
  • "Clint Eastwood Filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  • "Clint Eastwood Filmography". Tiscali. Retrieved March 9, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  • "Clint Eastwood > Filmography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on January 12, 2009. Retrieved March 9, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
Specific
  1. ^ "Success of movie cowboy Eastwood". BBC News. October 9, 2003. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Sterritt, David (October 10, 2003). "Play 'Mystic' for me". The Christian Science Monitor. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Leung, Rebecca (February 6, 2005). "Two Sides Of Clint Eastwood". CBS News. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Clint Eastwood". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  5. ^ Simon, Alissa (May 13, 2011). "Kurosawa's Way". Variety. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  6. ^ Rodríguez Pontevedra, Silvia (19 October 2018). "Cuando el Ejército de Franco construyó el cementerio de 'El bueno, el feo y el malo'". El País (in Spanish). Santaigo de Compostela: Prisa. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  7. ^ "I Dream for a Living". Time. July 15, 1985. p. 4. Archived from the original on May 3, 2008. Retrieved March 16, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ Dunkley, Cathy (April 15, 2002). "Eastwood gets the 'Blues'" (Registration required). Variety. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  9. ^ a b "Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved November 5, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ "Move 'Em on head 'Em up" (Registration required). Bristol Evening Post. September 12, 2006. Retrieved March 9, 2009.

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