Actor Clint Eastwood is shown as Rowdy Yates in the television series "Rawhide" in Hollywood, Calif., on July 30, 1959. (AP Photo)
Clint Eastwood and his wife Margaret enjoy the pool in back of their home in Holllywood Hills, Calif., in October 1962.
Clint Eastwood in "The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly," directed by Sergio Leone. Eastwood plays Blondie opposite Eli Wallach's Tuco in the 1966 Western.
Clint Eastwood stars as mercenary gunfighter Hogan, in the 1969 western, "Two Mules For Sister Sara."
Jessica Walter and Clint Eastwood star in 1971's thriller, "Play Misty for Me." It was Eastwood's first film as a director.
Clint Eastwood directed and starred as "The Stranger," in the 1973 Western, "High Plains Drifter."
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Clint Eastwood poses with then-girlfriend Sondra Locke and his People's Choice Award for favorite motion picture actor in Los Angeles, Calif., March 5, 1981.
Actor Clint Eastwood, as Det. Harry Callahan, gets ready to throw away a Molotov cocktail that was planted in the back seat of his car during the filming of "Sudden Impact" on a San Francisco pier June 9, 1983. The action movie, the third sequel to "Dirty Harry," was directed by Eastwood.
Clint Eastwood, center, poses with his children Kyle and Allison at a party at Burbank Studios, in California, Sept. 29, 1986.
Clint Eastwood holding up a pair of Oscars received for "Unforgiven," at the 65th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., 1993.
Actor Clint Eastwood accepts his award for lifetime achievement at the 9th annual Critics' Choice Awards, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
"Mystic River" director Clint Eastwood, center, poses with cast members Laura Linney, left, and Sean Penn, right, backstage at the 56th Annual Directors Guild Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004. Eastwood is one of the five nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film.
Clint Eastwood, nominated for best director for "Letters From Iwo Jima," strikes a pose as he arrives at the Oscar nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 5, 2007. He lost the prize to Martin Scorsese ("The Departed").