In 2001, Clooney and Soderbergh co-founded Section Eight Productions, for which Grant Heslov was president of television.
Clooney made his directorial debut in the 2002 film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, based on the autobiography of TV producer Chuck Barris.
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.
The practical jokes have to be aimed at you." and was an enthusiastic baseball and basketball player.
He tried out to play professional baseball with the Cincinnati Reds in 1977, but he did not pass the first round of player cuts and was not offered a contract.
He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He began his education at the Blessed Sacrament School in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Michael's School in Columbus, Ohio; then Western Row Elementary School (a public school) in Mason, Ohio, from 1968 to 1974; and St.
In 1999, he took the lead role in Three Kings, a well-received war satire set during the Gulf War.
His first prominent role was a semi-regular supporting role in the sitcom Roseanne, playing Roseanne Barr's supervisor Booker Brooks, followed by the role of a construction worker on Baby Talk, a co-starring role on the CBS drama Bodies of Evidence as Detective Ryan Walker, and then a year-long turn as Det. In 1988, Clooney played a role in the comedy-horror film Return of the Killer Tomatoes. Doug Ross, alongside Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies, and Noah Wyle, on the hit NBC medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999.
After leaving the series in 1999, he made a cameo appearance in the 6th season and returned for a guest spot in the show's final season.
Susanna School in Mason, where he served as an altar boy.
The Clooneys moved back to Kentucky when George was midway through the seventh grade.
Though the film did not do well at the box office, critics stated that Clooney's directing showed promise.