Clint Eastwood filmography

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Clint Eastwood is an American film actor, director, producer, and composer. After beginning his acting career exclusively with small uncredited film roles and television appearances, his career has spanned more than 50 years. Eastwood has acted in several television series, most notably Rawhide. His role in the eight-season series led to his leading roles in A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.[1] Eastwood has appeared in over 50 films and has starred in 42 films, including Hang 'Em High, Play Misty for Me, Dirty Harry, Escape from Alcatraz, Tightrope, The Bridges of Madison County, and Gran Torino. Eastwood started directing in 1971, and in 1982, his debut as a producer began with two films, Firefox and Honkytonk Man. Eastwood also has contributed music to his films, either through performing or composing. He has starred in western, action, comedy, and drama films.[2][3]

Eastwood has been a primary character in two film franchises: as the Man with No Name in the Dollars Trilogy and as Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry series. Other notable roles include Josey Wales in The Outlaw Josey Wales, the Stranger in High Plains Drifter, Philo Beddoe in Every Which Way but Loose and its sequel Any Which Way You Can, Preacher in Pale Rider, William Munny in Unforgiven, Frankie Dunn in Million Dollar Baby and Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino.

Eastwood has received multiple awards and nominations for his work in the films Unforgiven, Mystic River, and Million Dollar Baby, among others. These awards include Academy Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and People's Choice Awards. According to Box Office Mojo, a box office-revenue tracking website, films that Eastwood has acted in have grossed a total of more than $1.71 billion domestically, with an average of $37 million per film.[4] Eastwood's latest project Jersey Boys (film) was released on June 20, 2014.


YearFilmFunctioned asNotes
1955Revenge of the CreatureYesLab Technician JenningsUncredited; Minor role
1955Francis in the NavyYesJonesyMinor role
1955Lady Godiva of CoventryYesFirst SaxonUncredited; Minor role
1955TarantulaYesJet Squadron LeaderUncredited; Minor role
1956Never Say GoodbyeYesWillUncredited; Minor role
1956Star in the DustYesTomUncredited; Minor role
1956Away All BoatsYesMarineUncredited; Minor role
1956The First Traveling SalesladyYesRoughriderMinor role
1957Escapade in JapanYesDumbo PilotUncredited; Minor role
1958Lafayette EscadrilleYesGeorge MoseleyMinor role
1958Ambush at Cimarron PassYesKeith WilliamsSupporting role
1964A Fistful of DollarsYesJoe (Man with No Name)Lead role
1965For a Few Dollars MoreYesManco (Man with No Name)Lead role
1966The Good, the Bad and the UglyYesBlondie (Man with No Name)Lead role
1967Le stregheYesCharlieCameo role
1968Hang 'Em HighYesJed CooperLead role
1968Coogan's BluffYesWalt CooganLead role
1968Where Eagles DareYesLt. SchafferSecondary role
1969Paint Your WagonYes[I]YesPardnerSecondary role
1970Two Mules for Sister SaraYesHoganLead role
1970Kelly's HeroesYesPvt. KellyLead role
1971The BeguiledYesJohn McBurneyLead role
1971Play Misty for MeYesYesDavid GarverLead role
1971Dirty HarryYesHarry CallahanLead role
1972Joe KiddYesJoe KiddLead role
1973High Plains DrifterYesYesThe Stranger; Sheriff Jim DuncanLead role
1973BreezyYesYesMan in Crowd on PierUncredited; Cameo role
1973Magnum ForceYesHarry CallahanLead role
1974Thunderbolt and LightfootYesJohn 'Thunderbolt' DohertyLead role
1975The Eiger SanctionYesYesJonathan HemlockLead role
1976The Outlaw Josey WalesYesYesJosey WalesLead role
1976The EnforcerYesHarry CallahanLead role
1977The GauntletYesYesYesBen ShockleyLead role
1978Every Which Way but LooseYesYesPhilo BeddoeLead role
1979Escape from AlcatrazYesFrank MorrisLead role
1980Bronco BillyYesYes[I]YesBronco Billy McCoyLead role
1980Any Which Way You CanYes[I]YesPhilo BeddoeLead role
1982FirefoxYesYesYesMitchell GantLead role
1982Honkytonk ManYesYesYes[I]YesRed StovallLead role
1983Sudden ImpactYesYesYesHarry CallahanLead role
1984TightropeYesYesWes BlockLead role
1984City HeatYes[I]YesLt. SpeerLead role
1985Pale RiderYesYesYesPreacherLead role
1986Heartbreak RidgeYesYesYes[II]YesGunnery Sgt. Thomas 'Gunny' HighwayLead role
1988The Dead PoolYesHarry CallahanLead role
1989Thelonious Monk: Straight, No ChaserYes
1989Pink CadillacYesTommy NowakLead role
1990White Hunter Black HeartYesYesYesJohn WilsonLead role
1990The RookieYesYesNick PulovskiLead role
1992UnforgivenYesYesYesWilliam 'Will' MunnyLead role
1993In the Line of FireYesSecret Service Agent Frank HorriganLead role
1993A Perfect WorldYesYes[III]YesTexas Ranger Red GarnettSecondary role
1995The Bridges of Madison CountyYesYesYes[III]YesRobert KincaidLead role
1995The Stars Fell on HenriettaYes
1995CasperYesHimselfUncredited; Cameo role
1997Absolute PowerYesYesYes[III]YesLuther WhitneyLead role
1997Midnight in the Garden of Good and EvilYesYes
1999True CrimeYesYesYes[II]YesSteve EverettLead role
2000Space CowboysYesYesYesFrank CorvinLead role
2002Blood WorkYesYesYesTerry McCalebLead role
2003Mystic RiverYesYesYes[IV]
2004Million Dollar BabyYesYesYes[IV]YesFrankie DunnLead role
2006Flags of Our FathersYesYesYes[II][IV]
2006Letters from Iwo JimaYesYes
2007Grace Is GoneYes[II][IV]
2008Gran TorinoYesYesYes[II]YesWalt KowalskiLead role
2010Dave Brubeck: In His Own Sweet WayYes
2011J. EdgarYesYesYes[IV]
2011Kurosawa's WayYesHimself[5]
2012Trouble with the CurveYesYesGus LobelLead role
2014Jersey BoysYesYesYesRowdy YatesCameo role on television
2014American SniperYesYes

^ I Credited for performing a song in the film
^ II Credited for writing song(s) for the film
^ III Credited for composing song(s) for the film
^ IV Credited for original score


At the early stages of his acting career, Eastwood played several small roles in episodes for several television shows. This list includes appearances in various episodes of fictional shows, and excludes appearances as himself on talk shows, interview shows, ceremonies, and other related media.

YearTitleCredited as
1955Allen in MovielandTV filmYesOrderly
1956Highway Patrol1 episode: "Motorcycle A"YesJoe Keeley
1956Death Valley Days6 episodesYesJohn Lucas
1957The West Point Story1 episode: "White Fury"Yes
1958Navy Log1 episode: "The Lonely Watch"YesBurns
1959Maverick1 episode: "Duel at Sundown"YesRed Hardigan
1959Rawhide217 episodes[6]YesRowdy Yates
1962Mister Ed1 episode: "Clint Eastwood Meets Mister Ed"YesHimself
1985Amazing Stories1 episode: "Vanessa in the Garden"[7]Yes
2003The Blues1 episode: "Piano Blues"[8]Yes
2009Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me[9]Yes[V]YesHimself

^ V Executive producer

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  1. ^ "Success of movie cowboy Eastwood". BBC News. October 9, 2003. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2009. 
  2. ^ Sterritt, David (October 10, 2003). "Play 'Mystic' for me". The Christian Science Monitor. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  3. ^ Leung, Rebecca (February 6, 2005). "Two Sides Of Clint Eastwood". CBS News. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Clint Eastwood". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ Simon, Alissa (May 13, 2011). "Kurosawa's Way". Variety. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Move 'Em on head 'Em up." (Registration required). Bristol Evening Post. September 12, 2006. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  7. ^ "I Dream for a Living". Time. July 15, 1985. p. 4. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2009. 
  8. ^ Dunkley, Cathy (April 15, 2002). "Eastwood gets the 'Blues'" (Registration required). Variety. Retrieved March 16, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved November 5, 2009. 

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