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George Clooney was born 6 May 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States to Nicholas Joseph Clooney (1934-) and Nina Warren (1939) . Ancestors are from the United States.


George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. For his work as an actor, he has received three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award. Clooney is also noted for his political activism, and has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008.[1][2][3]


Early life

Clooney was born in Lexington, Kentucky.[4][5] His mother, Nina Bruce (née Warren, 1939–),[6] is a former beauty pageant queen. His father, Nick Clooney, is a former anchorman, as well as a game show and American Movie Classics host. Clooney's ancestry includes Irish, German, and English.[7] His paternal great-great-grandparents, Nicholas Clooney (of County Kilkenny) and Bridget Byron, emigrated to the United States from Ireland.[8] His maternal four times great-grandmother, Mary Ann Sparrow, was the half-sister of Nancy Hanks (Nancy Hanks was the mother of President Abraham Lincoln).[9] Clooney has an older sister, Adelia (also known as Ada); his cousins include actors Miguel and Rafael Ferrer, who are the sons of his aunt, singer Rosemary Clooney, and actor José Ferrer. He is also related to another singer, Debby Boone, who married his cousin Gabriel Ferrer (son of José Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney).


Siblings


Offspring of Nicholas Joseph Clooney and Nina Warren (1939)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adelia Clooney (c1960)
George Timothy Clooney (1961) 6 May 1961 Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Ancestry

1st Generation

  • 1 George Timothy Clooney (1961)

2nd Generation

3rd Generation [10]

4th Generation

5th Generation

6th Generation

7th Generation

References

  1. ^ Worsnip, Patrick (January 18, 2008). "George Clooney named UN messenger of peace". Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN1833517620080118?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews&rpc=22&sp=true. 
  2. ^ "UN gives actor Clooney peace role". BBC News. February 1, 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7220701.stm. Retrieved July 5, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Clooney PSA Announcement". Betterworldcampaign.org. http://www.betterworldcampaign.org/peace. Retrieved September 19, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Intriguing people for January 18, 2010". CNN. January 18, 2010. http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/18/mip.monday/. 
  5. ^ . February 1, 2006. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=LH&s_site=kentucky&p_multi=LH&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=10F871099DD82300&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. 
  6. ^ "Second Generation". http://www.genealogy.com/famousfolks/george-clooney/d0/i0000005.htm#s2. 
  7. ^ Eig, Jonathan (September 1, 1992). "The voice of experience Stormy life lends emotion to Clooney's singing". The Dallas Morning News. http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=DM&p_theme=dm&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0ED3D262C9330137&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM. Retrieved December 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Taking Liberties Seriously Director George Clooney Puts A Premium On Accuracy For His Dramatization of the Murrow-Mccarthy Clashes. – Free Online Library". Thefreelibrary.com. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/TAKING+LIBERTIES+SERIOUSLY+DIRECTOR+GEORGE+CLOONEY+PUTS+A+PREMIUM+ON...-a0137117630. Retrieved September 19, 2009. 
  9. ^ "George Clooney is distant cousin of Abraham Lincoln". Yahoo!. http://movies.yahoo.com/news/george-clooney-distant-cousin-abraham-lincoln-060837734--finance.html. 
  10. ^ http://www.genealogy.com/famousfolks/george-clooney/index.html
  11. ^ 1920, 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  12. ^ 1920, 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  13. ^ 1920 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  14. ^ Kentucky Birth Records@Ancestry.com
  15. ^ 1920, 1930 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  16. ^ 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  17. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  18. ^ 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  19. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  20. ^ 1900 Census - Mays Lick, Mason County, Kentucky
  21. ^ 1920 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  22. ^ World War I Draft Registration Card
  23. ^ Kentucky Death Records @Ancestry.com
  24. ^ 1920, 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  25. ^ 1910, 1920 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  26. ^ Mentioned in the death record of Mary Ann Warren (1925-1925)
  27. ^ World War I Draft Registration Card (listed as George William Warren, wife is Ida Lou).
  28. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky (listed as Ida L Chambers)
  29. ^ 1910, 1920 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  30. ^ Mentioned in the death record of Mary Ann Warren (1925-1925)
  31. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  32. ^ 1910, 1920, 1930 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  33. ^ 1920, 1930 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  34. ^ 1880 Census - Mason County, Kentucky
  35. ^ 1880 Census - Mason County, Kentucky
  36. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  37. ^ 1900 Census - Mays Lick, Mason County, Kentucky (listed as Coney)
  38. ^ 1900 Census - Mays Lick, Mason County, Kentucky (listed as Rosa)
  39. ^ 1920 Census - Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  40. ^ 1930 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  41. ^ 1870 Census - Orangeburg, Mason County, Kentucky
  42. ^ 1870, 1880 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  43. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  44. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  45. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  46. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  47. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  48. ^ 1870, 1880, 1910 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  49. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  50. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  51. ^ 1870 Census - Orangeburg, Mason County, Kentucky
  52. ^ 1880 Census - Mount Carmel, Fleming County, Kentucky
  53. ^ 1900 Census - Fleming County, Kentucky
  54. ^ 1870 Census - Orangeburg, Mason County, Kentucky
  55. ^ 1880 Census - Mount Carmel, Fleming County, Kentucky
  56. ^ 1900 Census - Fleming County, Kentucky
  57. ^ 1920 Census - Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky
  58. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  59. ^ 1850 Jackson County, Tennessee
  60. ^ 1870, 1880 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  61. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky
  62. ^ 1850 Jackson County, Tennessee
  63. ^ 1870, 1880 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky (listed as Susanna)
  64. ^ 1900 Census - Mitchellsburg, Boyle County, Kentucky (listed as Susy A)
  65. ^ 1850, 1860 Census - Washington County, Kentucky
  66. ^ Kentucky Marriages@Ancestry.com (married 1865 in Washington County)
  67. ^ 1900, 1910 Census - Dugansville, Mercer County, Kentucky
  68. ^ Kentucky Death Records@Ancestry.com
  69. ^ Kentucky Marriages@Ancestry.com (married 1865 in Washington County)
  70. ^ 1900, 1910 Census - Dugansville, Mercer County, Kentucky
  71. ^ 1870 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  72. ^ 1870 Census - Boyle County, Kentucky
  73. ^ 1850 Census - Washington County, Kentucky
  74. ^ 1850, 1860 Census - Washington County, Kentucky


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