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Clint Eastwood Features

This is the section for all our "FUN" Clint Eastwood information - please enjoy!

Did You Know?

… that Clint Eastwood was encouraged to give acting a try by two Army buddies who went on to achieve a certain amount of fame in the television world themselves: David Janssen (The Fugitive and Martin Milner (Adam-12). They all had bit parts alongside Francis the Talking Mule in Francis in the Navy.

… that Clint Eastwood achieved movie stardom with three low-budget Westerns made in Italy for director Sergio Leone - dubbed the "The Man With No Name" Westerns they were huge successes in both Europre and The United States. It was these three movies (A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly) that catapulted Clint from TV star to Movie star.

… Clint Eastwood only received his most popular role, Dirty Harry after both Frank Sinatra and John Wayne turned it down. Clint Eastwood would go on to make five movies about the tough as nails crime fighter: The Dead Pool, Sudden Impact, The Enforcer, Magnum Force and Dirty Harry. Visit our Tribute to Frank Sinatra and our John Wayne.

… that, while Clint Eastwood has gone on to direct 25+ movies, his first effort was the 1971 thriller, Play Misty For Me. For a complete list check out our movies Directed By Clint Eastwood.

… that Clint Eastwood was elected Mayor of Carmel By-the-Sea, CA in 1986. He served for one term. You can learn more about this popular California seaside town at the Official Carmel By-The-Sea Website.

... that Clint Eastwood owns a popular lifestyle clothing line called Tehama.

... that Clint Eastwood also owns a golf course in Carmel, California called Tehama Golf Club

... that Clint Eastwood agrees with us that we should not pave over paradise:

... that in 2007 Clint Eastwood was awarded the French Legion d'honneur and named "Knight of the Empire" of France. This is the highest decoration that this country awards to civilians.

... that Clint Eastwood is Dr. Clint Eastwood. He received an honorary doctorate of music from Berklee College of Music and you can watch him receive it here.

... that Clint Eastwood is a musician and singer and here's the proof. He's Got Gold Fever in Paint Your Wagon:

On Location

Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Clint Eastwood is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.

Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

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Bronco Billy ( Bronco Billy ):

"And so, as our friends south of the border say, adios amigos."

Which of Clint Eastwood's movies was loosely based on the life of the director John Huston?