Famous Friends of George Clooney

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List of famous people who are friends with George Clooney, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with George Clooney, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with George Clooney. From the people who have had a falling out with George Clooney to George Clooney's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that George Clooney has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of George Clooney's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of George Clooney's friends that much better. This list includes Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and more.This list answers the questions, "Who are George Clooney's friends?" and "Which celebrities is George Clooney friends with?"



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    Brad Pitt and George Clooney have been friends for many years. They both appeared in the Oceans films and they have been known to vacation together.

    William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories, and received two further Academy Award nominations, winning one, for productions of his film production company Plan ...more

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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Fight Club, Seven, The Departed, Inglourious Basterds, 12 Monkeys, + more
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    Matt Damon and George Clooney are great friends. They have co-starred in several films including the Oceans series and Monuments Men.

    Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, screenwriter and producer. His career was launched with the success of his and Ben Affleck's Academy Award-winning screenplay, Good Will Hunting, for which he also received a number of Best Actor nominations. He is among Forbes magazine's most bankable ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Cambridge, USA, Massachusetts
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Saving Private Ryan, The Departed, Good Will Hunting, Field of Dreams, 30 Rock, + more
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    Nicole Kidman has been pals with George Clooney for years. Rumor has it that Clooney even bet Kidman $10,000 that he would still be unmarried and childless when he turned 40. He won that bet!

    Nicole Mary Kidman, AC is an Australian actress and film producer. Kidman's breakthrough film role was in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm. After appearing in several films in the early 1990s, she came to worldwide recognition for her performances in the auto racing film Days of Thunder, the romance Far and ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: USA, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Batman Forever, Eyes Wide Shut, Moulin Rouge!, The Others, Happy Feet, + more
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    Barack Obama
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    Barack Obama has called George Clooney "a good man and a good friend."

    Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he resigned ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer, Lawyer
    • Credits: Crossfire
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    George Clooney and David Beckham are such good friends that Clooney lets Beckham and his family stay in his Lake Como home when they need to get away.

    David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE, is an English former professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player. He was the first English ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Soccer Player, Model, Actor, Athlete
    • Credits: Goal!, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Sport Relief 2010, Victoria Beckham: Coming to America, 2009 Teen Choice Awards, + more
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    The Gravity co-stars have been friends for more than 20 years, and met when they were both struggling newbies. On a Reddit AMA in 2014, George said of Sandra, "she's somebody I adore, really, she's just fun to be in a room with. I'm sure people will assume people aren't quite who they appear to be onscreen — they're shorter or taller or meaner or dumber — but Sandy is exactly what she appears onscreen, an incredibly charming woman who's really just fun to hang out with. Very smart and centered, even though she does drink a lot."

    Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and film producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is the recipient of one Academy Award from two nominations, and one Golden Globe Award from five nominations. Bullock made her acting debut with a minor role in the 1987 thriller ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: USA, Virginia
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Blind Side, Gravity, Crash, Speed, The Prince of Egypt, + more
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    Megastars George Clooney and Julia Roberts are not only Oceans co-stars, but they are also friends.

    Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. After winning two Golden Globe Awards and also receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman, she won ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Smyrna
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Pretty Woman, Ocean's Eleven, Hook, Steel Magnolias, Erin Brockovich, + more
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    The Good Wife star played Clooney's love interest for more than 100 episodes on ER. She also presented him with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes in 2015.

    Julianna Luisa Margulies is an American actress and producer. After several small television roles, Margulies achieved both critical and commercial success in her role as Nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC's long-running medical drama ER, for which she won an Emmy Award. After her departure from ER in 2000, ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Spring Valley, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Actor
    • Credits: The Good Wife, ER, Dinosaur, Snakes on a Plane, The Lost Room, + more
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    After Tina Fey roasted George Clooney at the Golden Globes in 2014 (and 2015, for that matter), Clooney vowed that he would get even with her. He eventually sent her a letter pretending to be Matt Damon, who had also been the butt of some of Fey and Amy Poehler's jokes, In the letter, "Damon" claimed to be deeply hurt by their barbs.

    Poehler and Fey sent Damon an apology fruit basket, but included their own letter, which said, "if your note is part of some George Clooney prank, as I very strongly suspect it is, you A-list amateurs are going to have to step it the fuck up. We are not some easily confused starlets here. We are grown-ass, professional comedians. Please accept this fruit as a token of our sincerity. Best wishes, Elizabeth Tina Fey, Amy 'Boston' Poehler."

    Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series 30 Rock, and films such as Mean Girls, Baby Mama, Date Night, and Muppets Most Wanted. Fey ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Mean Girls, 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, MegaMind, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, + more
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    Richard Kind
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    Richard Kind and George Clooney have been friends since long before Clooney was an A-lister. In fact, after Clooney's divorce from Talia Balsam in 1993, he moved in with Kind.

    What's more, Kind has been at the receiving end of some of Clooney's most long-term pranks. Once, George found a painting in a dumpster, signed it, and kept it for a year while pretending to take art classes, before finally giving it to Kind for his 40th birthday. Kind hung it for two years before figuring out the prank.

    Richard John Kind is an American actor known for his roles in the sitcoms Mad About You and Spin City.more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: USA, Trenton, New Jersey
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Toy Story 3, Cars, A Bug's Life, Argo, Cars 2, + more
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    Clooney's co-star in Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, and Ocean's Thirteen, Don Cheadle has been a good friend (and frequent prank victim) of George Clooney for more than ten years.

    Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood and Boogie Nights. He then started a collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh that resulted in the movies Out of Sight, Traffic and ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Kansas City, USA, Missouri
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Author, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2, Boogie Nights, Crash, Ocean's Eleven, + more
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    Despite Jen's split from Clooney's BFF Brad Pitt, she and George have remained friends. In December 2014, Clooney even invited Jennifer and her fiance, Justin Theroux, over to this Cabo San Lucas home for tacos and tequila.

    Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, director, producer, and businesswoman. She is the daughter of actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow. Aniston gained worldwide recognition for portraying Rachel Green on the popular television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her a Primetime Emmy ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Sherman Oaks
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director
    • Credits: Friends, Office Space, The Iron Giant, Bruce Almighty, Just Go With It, + more
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    Clooney and Spielberg have been friendly since George starred on ER (which Spielberg produced). In 2013, the legendary director presented Clooney with the USC Shoah Foundation's Ambassador for Humanity Award for his work in Darfur.

    Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Jaws, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, + more
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    In 2013, rumors swirled that Clooney tried to get with Longoria while dating Stacey Keibler. However, Longoria denied it, saying "as interesting as the George Clooney rumors are, they aren't true. George and I have been friends for years."

    Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began entering talent contests that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Desperate Housewives, General Hospital, The Heartbreak Kid, Arthur Christmas, The Young and the Restless, + more
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    The supermodel and superstar have been friends for years, and often vacation together with their families. Once, Crawford even ended up in bed with Clooney while in Mexico.

    "I woke up at like midnight with the kids sandwiched on either side…and I snuck into the guest room and I saw Rande laying face down on the bed with the lights still on and I was like 'Wow, they really drank a lot if he still has his clothes on,'" Crawford said. "So, I get on the bed and I'm like 'Babe, you got to wake up' and babe turns his head and it wasn't [Rande], it was George. I was shocked! We were both so shocked."

    Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is an American model. Her success at modeling made her an international celebrity that has led to roles in television and film, and to work as a spokesperson. In 1995, Forbes magazine named her the highest paid model on the planet. She was named No. 3 on VH1's 40 Hottest ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Pin-up girl, Fashion Model, Supermodel, Actor
    • Credits: Wizards of Waverly Place, The Secret of My Success, Fair Game, 54, The Man Show, + more
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    In a 2014 interview with Howard Stern, Murray revealed that he's been pals with Clooney for a long time, saying, "we met at the Venice Film Festival years ago, and we sort of tore the place up. He’s really a lot of fun. He’s a very good man, too.”

    The  two worked together on Monuments Men, and have been known to play pranks on one another.

    William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, What About Bob?, and Groundhog Day. Murray garnered ...more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: USA, Wilmette, Illinois
    • Profession: Businessperson, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Caddyshack, Zombieland, Lost in Translation, + more
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    Wyle and Clooney have been good friends since their ER co-starring days. Clooney even offered to pay Wyle's bail when the actor was arrested for protested Medicaid cuts in Washington DC in 2012.

    Noah Strausser Speer Wyle is an American film, television, and theatre actor. He is best known for his roles as Dr. John Carter in ER and as Tom Mason in Falling Skies. He has also played Steve Jobs in the docudrama Pirates of Silicon Valley, Dr. Kenneth Monnitoff in the cult hit Donnie Darko, and Flynn ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: Donnie Darko, A Few Good Men, ER, Falling Skies, Enough, + more
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    John Krasinski and his wife, Emily Blunt, have been friends with Clooney for years. The couple even got married at Clooney's home in Lake Como, Italy.

    John Burke Krasinski is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He is known for his role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office. His film credits include Away We Go, Leatherheads, License to Wed, Big Miracle, Something Borrowed, It's Complicated, and Promised Land.more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The Office, Monsters vs. Aliens, The Muppets, Shrek the Third, Don Jon, + more
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    Since her husband is bros with George Clooney, Angelina Jolie is also in his circle of friends.

    Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as Hollywood's highest-paid actress. Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Kung Fu Panda, Maleficent, Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda 2, Girl, + more
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    Jimmy Kimmel
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    Clooney has been a frequent guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and their families have vacationed together at George's home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

    James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian, voice actor, musician and radio personality. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Mill Basin, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Road Trip, Project X, Garfield: The Movie, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, + more
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