Clint Eastwood at 80

Clint Eastwood was born on this day in 1930 and eighty years on it is hard to think of another career like his.

He is The Man With No Name. He is Dirty Harry. He is Josey Whales. He is William Munny. He is Walt Kowlaski.

He has directed films about DJs, cowboys, cops, jazz musicians, soldiers and political leaders.

He has been quoted by the President of the United States, become the mayor of a Californian town and composed music for his films.

Throughout his seven decades in Hollywood he has achieved a unique place in the the film business as movie star and director.

Amazingly, there is still more work to come.

Happy Birthday, Clint Eastwood.

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