Clooney began appearing in films while working on ER.His first major Hollywood role was in the horror comedy-crime thriller From Dusk till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-starring Harvey Keitel.George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, activist, businessman, and philanthropist.He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting in Syriana (2006) and the other for co-producing Argo (2012).Clooney's first role was as an extra in the television mini-series Centennial in 1978, which was based on the novel of the same name by James A.Michener and was partly filmed in Clooney's hometown of Augusta, Kentucky.The practical jokes have to be aimed at you." and was an enthusiastic baseball and basketball player.
It is Clooney's most successful film with him in the lead role, earning 1 million worldwide (Gravity 3 million overall).
He followed its success with the romantic comedy One Fine Day with Michelle Pfeiffer, and the action-thriller The Peacemaker with Nicole Kidman.
Clooney was then cast as Batman in Joel Schumacher's Batman & Robin, which was a modest box office performer, but a critical failure (with Clooney himself calling the film "a waste of money").
He is the only person who has been nominated for Academy Awards in six different categories.
His humanitarian work includes his advocacy of finding a resolution for the Darfur conflict, raising funds for the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Armenian Genocide recognition, 2004 tsunami, and 9/11 victims, and creating documentaries such as Sand and Sorrow to raise awareness about international crises.