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22 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Clint Eastwood

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Vote up the most interesting Clint Eastwood facts you were surprised to learn.

Who is Clint Eastwood? You probably know that he is a prolific actor and director, who's been a household name in the business for decades. After all, he has about 70 acting credits to his name and has helmed nearly 40 movies (check out this Clint Eastwood filmography list for all his movies). He also has four Academy Awards. The ruggedly handsome Eastwood has played a cowboy (several times), an anti-hero detective, a boxing trainer, and even a bare-knuckle fighter. His famous growl and eye squint have become his trademark. But there is much more to learn about Clint Eastwood's biography. Here are the Clint Eastwood facts you may not know.

By weeding through Clint Eastwood interviews, bios, anecdotes, and quotes, it’s pretty clear that the former mayor is one of the most interesting guys in Hollywood. He may appear stoic, and even often laconic on the big screen, but his passion for life is obvious in his rich history. 

He’s more than just an actor or director. He’s unapologetically political, owns golf courses, and could have had a very successful career in music. This list is more than Clint Eastwood trivia or what appears on his wiki page; it will help to give insight to a legend whose most popular character is ironically called "The Man With No Name."

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