Whatever you think of Geo. Clooney the actor, the star, the activist, the director, etc., I think you have to admire his career. The guy kept plugging away at misfires and minor roles in the TV world (Roseanne excluded) until hitting it big with ER and somehow becoming a movie star. Has any other star had that same trajectory--toiling away on numerous mediocre TV shows until becoming a silver screen staple? Well, maybe Burt Lancaster.
Clooney turns 60 today. Wait, is he still a movie star? While we figure that out, let's celebrate some of his earliest roles.