You know him as the suave and dapper George Clooney. You know him as the actor in 'Batman & Robin', 'Ocean's..' trilogy, 'Michael Clayton' and 'The Descendants'. You know him as the director of 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind', 'Good Night, and Good Luck' and 'Ides of March'. But do you know the Hollywood star has also played blink-and-miss roles in TV shows and films? On his 55th birthday today, we present you five of George Clooney's cameos that you may not have known.
'Return of the Killer Tomatoes' (1988)
George Clooney in 'Return of the Killer Tomatoes'. Pic/YouTube
'Return of the Killer Tomatoes' marks one of George Clooney's earliest movies. He plays Matt Stevens, a suave ladies' man, in this horror comedy which is the first sequel to 'Attack of the Killer Tomatoes' (1978).
George Clooney in 'F.R.I.EN.D.S'. Pic/YouTube
George Clooney and Noah Wyle appear in the episode titled 'The One with Two Parts: Part 2' as the cute doctors, whom Monica and Rachel try to date. This episode aired during the time the two actors played doctors on the show 'E.R.'.
'South Park' (1997)
George Clooney voiced the character of Stan's dog Sparky for an episode in 'South Park'. Pic/YouTube
Clooney voiced the character of Stan's dog, Sparky, in 'Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride', the fourth episode of the first season of 'South Park'. Clooney was cast as 'gay dog' Sparky who runs away from home and joins Big Gay Al's Big Gay Animal Sanctuary. His role had no dialogue except for barks.
'The Thin Red Line' (1998)
George Clooney as Capt. Charles Bosche in 'The Thin Red Line'. Pic/YouTube
George Clooney appears as Capt. Charles Bosche in 'The Thin Red Line' towards the end of the film. Though director Terrence Malick thought casting a star as big as Clooney would be a distraction, he ended up doing so to appease the studio.
'Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over' (2003)
George Clooney plays Devlin in 'Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over'. Pic/YouTube
In this film, Clooney plays Devlin, the head of the Organization of Super Spies, who later becomes President of the United States.