After spending four successful seasons with the medical drama, ER, George Clooney went on to a career as a leading man in big budget films. Starring beside such leading ladies as Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Julia Roberts. Clooney even donned on the black cape and became the comic book hero Batman for the film "Batman and Robin". Most recently, George Clooney won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Bob Barnes is the critically acclaimed drama "Syriana".
Clooney has also tried his hand at movie directing and screenplay writing in recent years.