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George Clooney


Actor, Producer, Director. b. Lexington, KY, May 6, 1961.
e. Northern KY Univ. Father is TV newscaster-host Nick Clooney. Nephew of late singer Rosemary Clooney.

PICTURES: Return to Horror High, Return of the Killer Tomatoes, Red Surf, Unbecoming Age, The Harvest, One Fine Day, Full Tilt Boogie, From Dusk Till Dawn, Batman and Robin, The Peacemaker, The Thin Red Line, Out of Sight, South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut (voice), Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, O Brother-Where Art Thou (Golden Globe Award 2001), Spy Kids, Welcome to Collinwood, Ocean’s Eleven, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Solaris, Intolerable Cruelty, Criminal (prod.), Oceans Twelve (also exec. prod.), The Jacket (prod./exec. prod.), Syriana (Academy Award, Golden Globe Award 2006, also prod.), Tishomingo Blues (exec. prod.), A Confederacy of Dunces (exec. prod.), Leatherheads (dir.), Rumor Has It (prod.), Goodnight, and Good Luck (2 Academy Award nom., 2 Golden Globe nom.; DGA nom.; WGA nom. 2006, actor, prod., dir., writer), PU-239, (exec. prod.), A Scanner Darkly (exec. prod.), Michael Clayton (also prod., Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2007), The Good German, Wind Chill (exec. prod.), Oceans Thirteen (also prod.), Leatherheads (also prod., dir., writer: s.p.), Burn After Reading, Fantastic Mr. Fox (voice), The Men Who Stare at Goats (also prod.), Up in the Air (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2010), The Informant! (exec. prod.), The American (also prod.), The Descendants, The Ides of March (also prod., dir., s.p.), The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Gravity. Documentary: Playground (exec. prod.).

TELEVISION: Movies: Playmate Pajama Party, Fail Safe. Series: The Facts of Life, Roseanne, Sunset Beat, Baby Talk, Sisters, Bodies of Evidence, ER (3 Golden Globe nom 1996-1998, 2 Emmy noms. 1995, 1996), K Street (exec. prod. only), Unscripted (exec. prod.,dir.), Memphis Beat (exec. prod.). Specials: America: A Tribute to Heroes, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (host, exec. prod.).

Guest: More than 227 appearances.



Gary Barber


Executive, Producer. Barber spent seven years at Price Waterhouse as a member of the entertainment specialty group. From Price Waterhouse, Barber served at Producers Sales Organizations. He became pres. of Vestron International Group, which was the largest independent video company in the world. During his tenure at Vestron, Barber acquired and distributed many international hits including The Princess Bride, Young Guns, Hamburger Hill, and Dirty Dancing. From Vestron, Barber became the vice chairman and COO of Morgan Creek Productions. During his eight and a half years at the company, he was in charge of all day-to-day operations for each of Morgan Creeks business entities including feature film production, foreign distribution, music, exhibition and interactive. In 1998, Barber, with partner Roger Birnbaum, founded Spyglass Entertainment, where he currently is co-chairman and co-CEO with Birnbaum. Barber has produced or executive produced over 50 feature films and TV shows including the 1994 hit that rocketed Jim Carrey to stardom, -Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,- and its successful sequel, -Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.- Spyglass has enjoyed phenomenal box office success with films like The Sixth Sense, which grossed over $661 million and garnered six Academy Award® nominations. Spyglass funds three to four films a year through its partnership with J.P. Morgan Chase bank and has had distribution deals with major studios, including its current deal with Columbia Pictures.

PICTURES: Midnight Crossing (exec. prod.), Communion (exec. prod.), Young Guns II (co-exec. prod.), Pacific Heights (exec. prod.), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (exec. prod.), Freejack (exec. prod.), White Sands (exec. prod.), Stay Tuned (exec. prod.), The Crush (exec. prod.), True Romance, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (exec. prod.), Chasers (exec. prod.), Major League II (exec. prod.), Silent Fall (exec. prod.), Trial by Jury (exec. prod.), Imaginary Crimes (exec. prod.), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (exec. prod.), Two if by Sea (exec. prod.), Big Bully (exec. prod.), Diabolique (exec. prod.), Bad Moon (exec. prod.), Wild America (exec. prod.), Incognito (exec. prod.), Major League: Back to the Minors (exec. prod.), Wrongfully Accused (exec. prod.), Keeping the Faith, Shanghai Noon, Unbreakable (exec. prod.), Out Cold (exec. prod.), The Count of Monte Cristo, Dragonfly, Abandon, The Recruit, Reign of Fire, Shanghai Knights, Bruce Almighty (exec. prod.), Seabiscuit (exec. prod.), 1 Love (exec. prod.), Mr. 3000, Connie and Carla, Four Christmases, The Pacifier, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Legend of Zorro, Memoirs of a Geisha (exec. prod.), Balls of Fury, The Invisible, Stay Alive (exec. prod.), Eight Below (exec. prod.), Stick It (exec. prod.), Evan Almighty, Underdog, 27 Dresses, Wanted (exec. prod.), Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (exec. prod.), The Love Guru (exec. prod.), Ghost Town (exec. prod.), Flash of Genius, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (exec. prod.), Invictus (exec. prod.), Leap Year, The Tourist, Dinner for Schmucks (exec. prod.), No Strings Attached (exec. prod.), Footloose, The Vow.

TELEVISION: Movies: Not a Clue, Weekends, The Ranch. Series: Miracles.



Meryl Streep


Actress. r.n. Mary Louise Streep. b. Summit, NJ, June 22, 1949.
e. Vassar. Acted for a season with traveling theatre co. in VT. Awarded scholarship to Yale Drama School, 1972.

NY stage debut: Trelawny of the Wells (1975) with New York Shakespeare Fest. Appeared in 1984 documentary In Our Hands.

THEATRE: Off-B'way: 27 Wagons Full of Cotton (Theatre World Award), A Memory of Two Mondays, Secret Service, Henry V, (NY Shakespeare Fest.), Measure for Measure (NYSF), The Cherry Orchard, Happy End (B'way debut, 1977), The Taming of the Shrew (NYSF), Taken in Marriage, Alice in Concert, Isn't It Romantic?

PICTURES: Julia (debut, 1977), The Deer Hunter (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1979), Manhattan, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, Kramer vs. Kramer (Academy Award, best supporting actress, Golden Globe Award, 1983), The French Lieutenant's Woman (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award 1982), Still of the Night, Sophie's Choice (Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, 1982), Silkwood (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1984), Falling in Love, Plenty, Out of Africa (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1986), Heartburn, Ironweed (Academy Award nom. 1988), A Cry in the Dark (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1989), She- Devil (Golden Globe nom. 1990), Postcards From the Edge (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1991), Defending Your Life, Death Becomes Her (Golden Globe nom. 1993), The House of the Spirits, The River Wild (Golden Globe nom. 1995), The Bridges of Madison County (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1996), Before and After, Marvin's Room (Golden Globe nom. 1997), One True Thing (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1999), Antz (voice), Dancing at Lughnasa, Music of the Heart (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2000), Artificial Intelligence: AI (voice), Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows, The Papp Project, The Hours (Golden Globe nom. 2003), Adaptation (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award 2003), The Manchurian Candidate (Golden Globe nom. 2005), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Prime, The Devil Wears Prada (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award 2007), A Prairie Home Companion, Ant Bully (voice), The Ant Bully (voice), Dark Matter, Evening, Rendition, Lions for Lambs, The Last Station, First Man, Dirty Tricks, Mamma Mia! (also soundtrack performer, Golden Globe nom. 2009), A Question of Mercy, Julie & Julia (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award 2010), Doubt (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2009), The Fantastic Mr. Fox (voice), It's Complicated (Golden Globe nom. 2010), The Iron Lady, Great Hope Springs.

TELEVISION: Movies: Secret Service, The Deadliest Season, Uncommon Women...And Others, Alice at the Palace, First Do No Harm (Emmy nom.; Golden Globe nom. 1997). Mini-series: Holocaust (Emmy Award, 1978). Angels in America (Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award 2004). Series: Web Therapy. Documentaries/Specials (PBS): Secret Service, Uncommon Women and Others, Age 7 in America (host), Freedom: A History of Us.

Guest: More than 186 appearances.