Clint’s first production was another western, “Hang ‘Em High’, a critical and commercial success, and then he starred in and wrote the score for a musical western – “Paint Your Wagon”(1969) with Lee Marvin and Jean Seberg.
In the same year, he starred with Richard Burton in the war movie “Where Eagles Dare”, with a boost to his net worth of 0,000 – Clint Eastwood had certainly “arrived”.
Somehow, Clint Eastwood has also found time to become involved in politics, becoming mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California in April 1986, serving a two-year term during which he supported small business, environmental protection, and the extension of the library, among other facilities.
He was also an appointee to the California State Park and Recreation Commission in 2001, with particular reference to environmental protection.
A lesser known fact is that Clint Eastwood is also a composer, and has written over 15 scores for his films, for such movies as “Million Dollar Baby” with Morgan Freeman, “Flags of Our Fathers” with Ryan Phillippe and Adam Beach, and “Grace is Gone” starring John Cusack.
The latter earned Eastwood a nomination for the Best Original Score, while the song “Grace is Gone” was nominated for the Best Original Song and won the Satellite Award for Best Song.
Surprisingly, perhaps, Clint is also a long-time strong proponent of gun control In his somewhat complicated personal life, Clint Eastwood was first married to Maggie Johnson (1953-84) – including a separation during which he had a son with Roxanne Tunis – with whom he has a son and a daughter.
He was then partnered with actress Sondra Locke(1975-89), also starring with her in five films.
He has also received a number of honorary degrees, including in 2007 an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music.Finally, despite working on many western films and TV series, Clint is allergic to horses!Academy Awards - Best Director/ Best Picture/ Best Actor, Directors Guild of America Awards, Golden Globe Awards, People’s Choice Awards, American Film Industry(AFI), Satellite Award for Best Song, Lifetime Achievement Award, Lumière Award (2009), Irving G.Clint Eastwood has now been involved in a total of 80 films, as actor, director or producer – sometimes all three, the vast majority successful at the box office if not critically acclaimed.The “Dirty Harry” (Callaghan) series of five films was particularly popular in the ’70s, and films such as “Play Misty For Me”(1971) to “American Sniper”(2014) and nominated for Best Picture, have constantly kept him in the public eye.
During the late ’80s, he had a son and a daughter with Jacelyn Reeves.