His son Lukas confirmed Miguel was among the lucky 14. They wept, exclaimed and — in at least one case — said that they couldn't accept. Richard Kind và George Clooney. 'We upended the suitcases, and we didn't understand what we were seeing at first. Meldman was the third partner in Casamigos tequila. Heslov won an Oscar for the Ben Affleck film Argo, which he co-produced. It is heaven.'. Property magnate Mike Meldman, who met George's 'guys' when they started visiting the luxury golf resorts he devised, is in the gang but it's not clear whether he was one of the 14. Những người bạn của Clooney rất bất ngờ khi nhận được số tiền 1 triệu USD từ ông. Nam diễn viên Grant Heslov quen Clooney từ những ngày họ còn cơ hàn. He is married to Sex, Lies And Videotape actress Laura San Giacomo. 'George said that before he started acting, he was picking tobacco in Kentucky for $2.30 an hour. ', After meeting Amal and taking her on safari in Kenya in 2014, Clooney showed Ben a picture of her smiling at the giraffes and said: 'I think I'm going to ask her to marry me.'. George said: 'When he got up and started to talk about his Dad, he saw us and started sobbing. Ben Weiss, a TV director, has been close friends with George Clooney after meeting him in 1982 and confirms that he is one of the 14. Ben Weiss Photos - Ben Weiss pays a visit to George Clooney's Villa Oleandra in Laglio on Lake Como. Seinen 14 besten Freunden schenkt George Clooney aus Dankbarkeit jeweils eine Million Euro. The actor (pictured with wife Amal Clooney) , 59, confirmed the longstanding rumour in an interview with GQ Magazine and described how his friends had been there for him. Er erinnert sich: „Wir sind durch L.A. gefahren und George war am Schwärmen über all die Girls.“ 'George said to me that night in Lake Como: 'Wealth that isn't shared is worthless'. They went on to have neighbouring houses built in Mexico and now own apartments in the same block in New York. I've known George for 38 years and, even when he had nothing, he always took care of his friends. Adler never hit the big time and now does additional dialogue recording for films. But this photo from his wedding may give some clues. ', In a 2000 interview in Men's Journal, Kind said: 'You want to know George's secret? And all of us are lucky to have George.'. He said he was amazed by the women lining up to attract his friend. Hollywoodstar George Clooney (58) hat nie einen Hehl daraus gemacht, seine Rolle als Batman vor mehr als 20 Jahren zu bereuen - er hat sogar einen seiner Nachfolger gewarnt. I ended up hanging out with them and we became friends.'. 2. And most of my friends are older than me. Khi họ gặp nhau, Clooney đã từ bỏ ngành báo chí và chuyển đến Los Angeles để thử sức với diễn xuất. for the first dance at his wedding to Amal. Mathews was the more successful, having been in various soap operas and also appearing in the Friday The 13th films. Ben Weiss (đạo diễn truyền hình) trở thành bạn của George Clooney từ năm 1982. He said: 'I'm not going to confirm or deny it but, what I will say is, you couldn't ask for a better friend than George. '. Meldman, pictured above with his actress partner Monica Gambee, told an interviewer: 'George has a tight-knit group of guys and, every year, they go on his birthday golf trip. Ben Weiss: Der TV-Regisseur hatte Clooney 1982 getroffen, kurz nachdem der sein Journalismus-Studium aufgegeben hatte und nach Los Angeles gezogen war. I think all of us who are friends with George feel protective of him.'. 'And I thought, what I do have are these guys who've all helped me. And that means something.'. So, he gave a million dollars to millionaires? Er erinnert sich: „Wir sind durch L.A. gefahren und George war am Schwärmen über all die Girls.“ George Clooney je svojih 14 najožjih prijateljev povabil k sebi domov in vsakega od njih presenetil ... kar se poznajo, vedno v pomoč, ko jo je potreboval. So he took it — and donated it to charity. Trump jumps on Gallup poll that showed him beating Obama to be named America's Most Admired Man to claim it's proof he won election! He was among the boys who went to the funeral of Clooney's uncle Dante, the second husband of his aunt, singer Rosemary Clooney. George Clooney has not revealed the identity of ‘The Boys’ – 14 close friends who he has confirmed gifting $1million to. George Clooney has not revealed the identity of “The Boys” – 14 close friends he has confirmed to have given $ 1 million. George Clooney has not revealed the identity of “The Boys” – 14 close friends he has confirmed to have given $ 1 million. Nel 2013 ha convocato a casa sua i suoi 14 migliori amici. I owned a bar at the time and he was coming in and we just became friends.'. George Clooney attending the 1999 ShoWest Awards Ceremony at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It shows Clooney alongside some of his best friends. Even when he became a famous celebrity and had movie star friends, he still never forgot his old friends. Rande said: 'He was shooting a movie in New York. Thanks a million, George! Meldman was the third partner in Casamigos tequila. 'They were literally lining up. Ein Freund von George Clooney müsste man sein. He was among the boys who went to the funeral of Clooney's uncle Dante, the second husband of his aunt, singer Rosemary Clooney. Amal and George Clooney and Ben Weiss and his wife enjoyed a romantic dinner just the four of themat the Gatto Nero restaurant . If we're walking down the street and there's a homeless man, he'll stop. George Clooney and his fiancee Amal Alamuddin mingle with their family and friends while out for dinner at Ristorante La Colombetta on Wednesday night (July 2) in Lake Como, Italy. Actor Tommy Hinkley first visited George's home in 1992 when he agreed to pet sit his pot-bellied pig, Max. Ben recalled this week: 'Driving, he'd be, 'Look at that girl, look at that girl, look at that girl. 2. Alle Bestellungen sind Sonderanfertigungen und werden meist innerhalb von 24 Stunden versendet. He started when he was 21, when he came to LA. People were very sensible. George is godfather to their daughter Nora, who sang the Cole Porter standard 'Why Don't I?' 3. George Clooney … Ben Weiss (đạo diễn truyền hình) trở thành bạn của George Clooney từ năm 1982. The testosterone's just flowing. George Clooney was best man at his wedding and the pair are famous for their long-running pranks on each other. 'We made a family,' said George with pride. It sounds like a scene from a film but, in an interview this week, Clooney finally confirmed that it was true. We have long suppers under the stars, and spend the days reading and swimming and boating. The pair have been friends for around 25 years. He had a role in the Clooney films Ocean's Thirteen and Leatherheads. Let’s face it: if we didn’t have friends, all of the money in the world wouldn’t be able to make us happy. They launched their own tequila, Casamigos, which was sold to Diageo in 2017 for £534 million. 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When they met, George had given up a journalism course and had moved to LA to try to make it as an actor. They are: 1) David Sagal, 2) John Lambros, 3) Richard Kind, 4) Michael Heslov, 5) Tommy Hinkley, 6) Ben Weiss, 7) Grant Heslov, 8) Thom Mathews, 9) Waldo … He told an interviewer in 1997: 'It's kind of like a pack, a pack of wolves or something. She said in an interview that George had persuaded them to get a cocker spaniel and have a child by surrogate. Hier kommt der von George Clooney (From Dusk till Dawn, Up in the Air) gespielte Augustine ins Spiel, denn er und seine kleine Tochter gehören zu den wenigen verbliebenen Menschen, die die Katastrophe überlebt haben. Contacted at his home, Hinkley said Clooney was a 'dear friend'. Being the all-around good guy that he is, the 49-year-old Oscar winner (and soon-to-be Emmy honoree) agreed to let pal Ben Weiss borrow Clooney's wedding-picture-perfect Italian villa in Lake Como. When they met, George had given up a journalism course and had moved to LA to try to make it as an actor. He's been beyond generous over the years. George Clooney … Ben Weiss, a TV director, has been close friends with George Clooney after meeting him in 1982 and confirms that he is one of the 14. Grant Heslov was a jobbing actor alongside Clooney. He and Grant have taken part in national and international poker tournaments. They were joined by producer Ben Weiss, a pal of the actor, and his date for the romantic night out. Matt Adler, who’s known Clooney since 1986, actually spent two years living at George’s house after his marriage dissolved in 1995. And he gives ridiculous tips in restaurants. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. 2. Being the all-around good guy that he is, the 49-year-old Oscar winner (and soon-to-be Emmy honoree) agreed to let pal Ben Weiss borrow Clooney's wedding-picture-perfect Italian villa in Lake Como. Kad su se upoznali, George je odustao od novinarskog kursa i preselio se u LA kako bi postao glumac. David Sagal recalled: 'We were told we needed to be at George's house on this particular night and what can I say? It shows Clooney alongside some of his best pals. And George is like the rock of the group in terms of keeping everybody together.'. "Suburbicon" im Kino And I just thought, basically, if I get hit by a bus, they're all in the will. With Gravity, because they didn't want to pay us, they gave us percentages of the movie, because they thought it was gonna be a flop, and that ended up being a very good deal. George's favourite hairdresser is Waldo Sanchez. What I will say is that he is a wonderful person and I'm lucky to have him in my life.'. ', In a 2000 interview in Men's Journal, Kind said: 'You want to know George's secret? Clooney had even paid the tax on the money, so that the million was clear. Some were saying things like, 'Oh my God . .' "Niko od nas nije sumnjao. Für den Politthriller «Argo» haben sie einen Oscar erhalten - nun planen George Clooney und Ben Affleck die nächste Zusammenarbeit. 'They were literally lining up. And I look around and they're in the back, sitting there and you wave and they wave. 'And I thought, what I do have are these guys who've all helped me. David Sagal recalled: 'We were told we needed to be at George's house on this particular night and what can I say? Atom Property developer Michael Heslov this week paid tribute to George Clooney. The Ocean's Eleven (seen here in a headshot for 80s sitcom The Facts of Life) said his friends had stood by him for dozen  of years when he was a struggling actor. Who were the 14 friends George Clooney gave a million dollars to? George is a terrific guy, he's been a great friend to me and my family and he's always been very generous.'. Here are their stories – from the buddy who does his hair to the one who pet-sat his pig… and the model's husband so rich he gave it all away, Post Comments Actor Richard Kind, best known for playing Andy in Curb Your Enthusiasm, met George in 1987 when they filmed a pilot show about two brothers who are complete opposites. . for the first dance at his wedding to Amal. And George is like the rock of the group in terms of keeping everybody together.'. VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 27: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin (center) with guests (from top left) Tommy Hinkley, Ben Weiss, Grant Heslov, Thom Mathews, Waldo Sanchez, David Sagal, John Lambros, Richard Kind, Michael Heslov, Rande Gerber, Matt Adler, Steve Lukather and Miguel Ferrer pose at the George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Wedding on September 27, 2014 in Venice, Italy. He now runs his film and TV production company Smokehouse Pictures. He'd say: 'I have so much and you guys have always been there for me, so I want to share it.'. We have long suppers under the stars, and spend the days reading and swimming and boating. Some were saying things like, 'Oh my God . They wept, exclaimed and — in at least one case — said that they couldn't accept. Toto guitarist and vocalist Steve Lukather got to know George via Miguel Ferrer, George's cousin. Nam diễn viên Grant Heslov quen Clooney từ những ngày họ còn cơ hàn. George said: 'I went to Dante's funeral and the guys showed up for me. He's produced many other films and shows starring George, including Good Night, And Good Luck, The Monuments Men and Catch-22. Hinkley, 60, is married to actress Tracy Needham. - Guests Visit George Clooney In the early days, Kind let George sleep on the sofa at his apartment in LA and would buy him dinner when he was broke. Meet the 14 lucky men Clooney surprised by giving them EACH $1m in cash. And that means something.'. Pictured: 1) Ben Weiss, 2) David Sagal, 3) Grant Heslov, 4) Michael Heslov, 5) Richard Kind, 6) Miguel Ferrer, 7) Matt Adler, 8) Thom Mathews, 9)  Waldo Sanchez, 10) Tommy Hinkley, 11) John Lambros, 12) Steve Lukather, 13) Rande Gerber. Ông từng đưa George 200 USD để chụp ảnh, tạo ấn tượng với các đạo diễn ở Hollywood. He now lives in New York with his wife and three children. Actor Richard Kind, best known for playing Andy in Curb Your Enthusiasm, met George in 1987 when they filmed a pilot show about two brothers who are complete opposites. At 33. Amal and George Clooney and Ben Weiss and his wife enjoyed a romantic dinner just the four of themat the Gatto Nero restaurant . Ben recalled this week: 'Driving, he'd be, 'Look at that girl, look at that girl, look at that girl. From teachers and builders to musicians and poker players, we tell the story of the boys who got a boost from generous George. 'George was smiling. George's cousin Miguel Ferrer was the actor son of George's aunt Rosemary Clooney and Jose Ferrer and died of throat cancer in 2017. Thom Mathews, 61, got to know George when they were both actors. T-Shirts, Poster, Sticker, Wohndeko und mehr zum Thema George Clooney in hochwertiger Qualität von unabhängigen Künstlern und Designern aus aller Welt. I hadn't known about it until recently. 1: DIRECTOR WHO GIVES HIM ROMANTIC ADVICE. 'Nobody went mad with the money. She said of him: 'My very generous pal has a gorgeous home in Italy. He is married to Sex, Lies And Videotape actress Laura San Giacomo. Clooney gab bekannt, dass er seine Freunde - ein Kollektiv, das nur als "The Boys" bekannt ist - 2013 zu sich nach Hause eingeladen und ihnen jeweils einen Koffer mit dem Geld gegeben hat. He was happy. THE DRINK'S MOGUL WHO MADE HIM A SECOND FORTUNE. He now runs his film and TV production company Smokehouse Pictures. » George Clooney moves out from marital home with Amal debunked Wed 16 Sep 2020, 21:05 by Admin » George Clooney's House in Lake Como, Milan, Italy Tue 15 Sep 2020, 19:16 by annemarie » Video: George Clooney's lifestyle Tue 15 Sep 2020, 18:48 by annemarie » Advance Video of the cast of The Midnight Sky Mon 14 Sep 2020, 15:16 by LizzyNY Der bestätigte nun nämlich ein Gerücht, dass er 14 Freunden, die ihm zu seinem Erfolg verholfen … Kad su se upoznali, George je odustao od novinarskog kursa i preselio se u LA kako bi postao glumac. He and Grant have taken part in national and international poker tournaments. He met George's 'guys' when they started visiting the luxury golf resorts he devised. George remarked that it was the kind of advice which most peers wouldn't give and one of the reasons why he would feel lost without his friends. 'George said that before he started acting, he was picking tobacco in Kentucky for $2.30 an hour. He now owns a construction company, Hammer and Trowel, which Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne used to remodel their home during the filming of their MTV reality show, The Osbournes.