Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Top 10 Quotes From Oscar Nominated Baby Boomer George Clooney

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george clooney 81 300x300 Top 10 Quotes From Oscar Nominated Baby Boomer George Clooney
“But I’m kind of comfortable with getting older because it’s better than the other option, which is being dead. ”

“When someone says ‘‘Trust me’’, in this industry, it’s probably wise to get it in writing!”

“I’m certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything.”

“Run for office? No. I’ve slept with too many women, I’ve done too many drugs, and I’ve been to too many parties.”

“The only failure is not to try.”

“You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I’m there now.”

“The best advice I got from my aunt, the great singer Rosemary Clooney, and from my dad, who was a game show host and news anchor, was: don’t wake up at seventy years old sighing over what you should have tried. Just do it, be willing to fail, and at least you gave it a shot. That’s echoed for me all through the last few years.”

“I’m only two years older than Brad Pitt, but I look a lot older, which used to greatly frustrate me. It doesn’t anymore. I don’t have to fit into that category and get trounced by Tom Cruise and Brad.”

“I don’t believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately you die at a very young age or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing.. life.”

“People thought I was Tom and Nicole’s bodyguard. They’d come up and go, “Is it okay if I go up and ask for an autograph?” It was good. I’d charge ‘em three bucks a person. Yeah, you gotta make some money off of that.”

~George Clooney More George Clooney quotes GCClooney.com

Clooney is nominated for Best Actor for 2009′s movie Up in the Air.

George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) in Lexington, Kentucky is an actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. For his work as an actor, he has received two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award. Clooney is noted for parlaying his celebrity into social activism and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008.

Academy Award winner George Clooney, quit his job as a broadcast journalist at the age of 21 and slept in a friend’s closet in his first year in Hollywood before he broke into television, and later into films.

Trivia: He is notorious for having a witty, wry sense of humor, which comes out at every turn in this interview. Clooney’s playfulness is obvious on screen and off as he shares one of his tricks he pulled on a friend, Matt Damon.

Once Damon, while vacationing in Clooney’s villa at Lake Como in Italy, and desperately wanting to lose 30 pounds after a movie role, was exercising twice a day and only ate salad. To get a good laugh, Clooney hired a woman who took in an inch or so almost daily from Damon’s pants without him knowing.

He kept on wondering how it was possible in God’s name that he seemed to be gaining weight as his pants were getting tighter and tighter while he was eating next to nothing and exercising vigorously. Having no children Clooney certainly seems to have found a way to entertain himself with his friends just the same.

George Clooney with baseball greats Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan on the Ellen Show

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