Clint Eastwood Research Paper
In San Francisco, California, on May 31st, 1930, Clinton Eastwood Jr. was born, and with no middle name. Later to be a nationally known, if not internationally known, actor, producer, and director, Clint was the oldest of two, his sister, Jeanne, being born later. Clinton Sr. and Ruth Eastwood, along with their children, were living through the Great Depression, and because of such awful conditions, moved all throughout California in search of work. Eventually, work led them to a coastal area called Piedmont, and there they settled.
Clint enrolled at Piedmont High School, then at Oakland Technical High School. He graduated in 1949. Eastwood worked odd jobs during and after high school, with stints as a hay baler, logger, truck driver and steel-furnace stoker (biography.com editors, 2017). In 1950, his jobs in Piedmont ended as he was drafted into the United States Army, stationed at Fort Ord. During his service on the Monterey Peninsula, he worked as a swimming instructor.
Having been honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1953, Eastwood landed in Los Angeles to begin classes. He took up a job at a local gas station. With his good looks and words, he easily landed a contract with Universal Studios. Due to little or no acting experience, Clint’s first movie roles were more-or-so…