Wednesday, January 25, 2012

George Clooney to the Actor's Studio - January 31st

Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio returns for its 18th season with one of Hollywood's biggest and hottest stars.  Host James Lipton welcomes Golden Globe® Award-winning actor George Clooney on Tuesday, January 31 at 7pm et/pt. In the two-hour premiere, Clooney courses through his life from his early days as Dr. Doug Ross on ER to his most recently acclaimed role as Matt King in “The Descendants,” for which he just received an Oscar nomination.  (Of course, most of us know his career predates ER with semi-regular roles on Roseanne and Facts of Life before that.)

For a sneak peek go to:

Clooney has , of course, moved gracefully through various genres from comedy to drama in projects as varied as ER, Out of Sight, Oh, Brother Where Art Thou, The Perfect Storm, Oceans 11 and Michael Clayton.

He garnered critical acclaim for his writing and directing talents with movies Good Night, and Good Luck. and Ides of March, in which he also played a principal acting role. 

Clooney has twice been named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, Entertainment Weekly’s 50 Smartest People in Hollywood and one of Time magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in the World. 
He has been nominated for more than 100 awards, winning over 50 of them.

Bravo's news release has the following "quotables" from the episode:

"I thought it meant acting like an adult, I didn't know what the hell it meant." - Clooney admitting to adultery in confession when he was in the second grade.

"Coming off of [Batman Returns] I suddenly realized I was going to have to pick better projects.” – Clooney on his future roles.

“I enjoyed the fact that I was allowed to dip my toe into an area that I am very uncomfortable with.” – Clooney on his role in “The Descendants”

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