We all know how the legendary Hollywood iconic star and actor Clint Eastwood is a nuanced and ace permanent figure in Hollywood film industry who has been successful enough in creating a permanent niche and strongly cemented himself in hearts of fans and audiences as a totally versatile performer who can act in out of the box characters quite effortlessly but this unheard piece is surely enough to shock film aficionados that Clint Eastwood initially dug swimming pools and drove garbage trucks.
This is a really surprising fact check coming to light now for fans of the actor that in his earliest and beginner days as an actor, Clint Eastwood initially dug swimming pools and drove garbage trucks.
During his acting career’s initial days back in the 1950’s, in order to pay his bills, Clint Eastwood initially dug swimming pools and drove garbage trucks.
Clint Eastwood had been enrolled by his parents into eight different grammar schools before his family settled down and it was in 1955, when his career as an actor took off which was by snatching the 40 weeks contract with Universal Studios and in that time span, he appeared in three monster movies namely Revenge of the Creature, Tarantula and Francis in the Navy. After his contract wrapped up and got over, Clint had a few small television roles, but mainly returned to working several manual labour jobs where he paid his bills by digging swimming pools and driving garbage trucks.
It was during his time digging swimming pools, that a sudden chance encounter which happened with the legendary hollywood superstar Clint resulted in it becoming his big break into Hollywood where he was cast in CBS series titled Rawhide which was about a western that follows life lives of a trail boss on a cattle drive and his assistant and in Clint essayed role of Rowdy Yates, the trail boss’s assistant and this series ran for 8 seasons nd it was this role which actually got him global fame and recognition as an actor and paved way for him to enter hollywood wherein next time he was asked to star in a huge film.
It was 1964, that Clint Eastwood became the charismatic and suave iconic ‘Man With No Name’ and this film had been refused straightaway by Charles Bronson and James Coburn following which the ace Italian director Sergio Leone cast Eastwood in his first “spaghetti Western.” But it was ‘A Fistful Of Dollars’ that turned Clint into a star overnight and then he came in two more sequels to this film.
Clint Eastwood has also received numerous awards, including Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and Screen Actor’s Guild Awards.
Clint Eastwood went on to become a trailblazing unstoppable force and also was named as world most globally prominent big screen cowboy as he went ahead and starred in numerous western and action genre films whereby he brought iconic characters to life in his own way and also has made himself successful name behind the camera as well by directing several super successful and blockbuster movies like Mystic River, Unforgiven, and The Bridges of Madison County.
This super talented iconic and legendary Hollywood superstar is now 90 years old and still working and according to a leading global entertainment portal, he is presently directing and also starring in an upcoming film titled Cry Macho, which basically is going to be the story about a washed up rodeo star and this film is slated to be releasing by October 2021.