It’s been 23 years since George Clooney hung up his “ER” scrubs, however the actor says lots of the friendships solid on the set of the NBC medical drama stay intact.
Showing on “The Drew Barrymore Show” final week, Clooney mentioned he stays grateful for the bond he fashioned with co-stars Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Julianna Marguiles whereas showing on “ER” for the present’s first 5 seasons, from 1994 to 1999.
“I had Tony Edwards at the house in Italy three weeks ago — he and [his wife] Mare [Winningham] came,” Clooney mentioned. He famous that he’s nonetheless “really close” with Wyle and Marguiles.
“They’re really good friends,” he continued. “And so I feel that [show] was a job of a lifetime. And it changed my career.”
Clooney made his tv appearing debut with a small position within the NBC miniseries “Centennial” in 1978. All through the Eighties, he made memorable visitor appearances on a number of hit sitcoms, together with “The Golden Girls” and “The Facts of Life.” In 1990, he starred within the short-lived ABC drama, “Sunset Beat.”
Still, he wasn’t a family identify when he landed the position of Dr. Doug Ross on “ER,” which debuted in 1994. Created by Michael Crichton, the sequence was an on the spot smash and nabbed Clooney two Emmy nominations.
By 1996, nonetheless, Clooney made the leap into function movies with a breakthrough position in “From Dusk till Dawn.” His meteoritic success streak continued with performances in 2000’s “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” and 2001’s “Ocean’s Eleven.” In 2006, he gained an Oscar for his efficiency in “Syriana.”
Clooney is again on the massive display screen today, having reunited together with his “Ocean’s 11” co-star Julia Roberts within the romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise,” now in theaters.