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Oscar(R) Nominee George Clooney "Descends" Onto Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" Stage
The two-hour installment premieres Tuesday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c.

[via press release from Bravo]


Two-Hour Premiere Episode On Tuesday, January 31st At 7pm Et/Pt

NEW YORK- January 25, 2012- Bravo's Emmy nominated "Inside the Actors Studio" returns for its 18th season with star power as host James Lipton welcomes Golden Globe(R) Award-winning actor George Clooney on Tuesday, January 31 at 7pm et/pt. In the two-hour premiere event, Clooney courses through his life from his early days as Dr. Doug Ross on "ER" to his most recently acclaimed role as Matt King in "The Descendants," for which he has just received an Oscar(R) nomination.

A triple threat in the industry, Clooney has moved gracefully through various genres from comedy to drama in roles as varied as "ER," "Out of Sight," "Oh, Brother Where Art Thou," "The Perfect Storm," "Oceans 11" and "Michael Clayton." He garnered critical acclaim for his writing and directing talents with movies "Good Night, and Good Luck." and "Ides of March," in which he also played a principal acting role. Clooney has twice been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, Entertainment Weekly's 50 Smartest People in Hollywood and one of Time magazine's 50 Most Influential People in the World. He has been nominated for more than 100 awards, winning over 50 of them.

Quotables form the episode:

"I thought it meant acting like an adult, I didn't know what the hell it meant." - Clooney admitting to adultery in confession when he was in second grade.

"Coming off of [Batman Returns] I suddenly realized I was going to have to pick better projects." - Clooney on his future roles.

"I enjoyed the fact that I was allowed to dip my toe into an area that I am very uncomfortable with." - Clooney on his role in "The Descendants"

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  [january 2012]  

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