George Clooney

George Clooney

The Last Great Movie Star

by Kimberly Potts

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/04/2009

He's famous for being named EPeopleE magazine's Sexiest Man Alive his penchant for practical jokes and his vow never to remarry as well as his Oscar-winning and Emmy-nominated acting career. But George Clooney's reputation as the mayor of every movie set he's on belies his essential seriousness as a businessman and in his ascendancy to the Hollywood A-list.THIn EGeorge Clooney: The Last Great Movie StarE Kimberly Potts traces the star's life from the small-town boy to big-screen star. After spending a decade languishing in failed TV series he slowly and deliberately built a r (c)sum (c) that took him from TV stardom on EERE to a winning film career as a serious actor writer producer and director. Along the way are his early attempts to break out into film (including his EBatmanE movie flop) his many well-publicized romances his political and humanitarian efforts and his shrewdly developed formula for choosing smart blockbuster movie projects that he uses to finance his more personal passion projects such as ESyrianaE and Egood night and good luck.E finding success with both.
Biography: arts & entertainment
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
Applause Theatre Book Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
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Kimberly Potts

Kimberly Potts is a television and pop culture writer with a prolific career spanning more than 20 years, with features written for The Hollywood Reporter, Vulture, TV Guide,, Los Angeles Times, The Wrap, and so on.

She currently covers the number one sitcom on TV, The Big Bang Theory, for, and recently spent several seasons covering the number one cable drama on TV, The Walking Dead, for Yahoo TV. She's written oral histories of Deadwood and Breaking Bad, think pieces defending the polarizing series finales of Seinfeld and The Sopranos, and created weekly beat coverage, features, interviews, and recaps of TV comedies, dramas, and reality series, including Orange Is the New Black, Bates Motel, Gilmore Girls, BetterCall Saul, The Americans, Gossip Girl, and Dancingwith the Stars.

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