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Clint Eastwood Is Hollywood’s Most Iconic Figure—Breaking Down a Totally Unique Career

Earlier this year, legendary movie star and director Clint Eastwood turned 90. To reflect on his iconic contributions to movie history, we’ve collaborated on another video essay with writer and Ringer contributor Adam Nayman to break down the stages of Eastwood’s career.

Earlier this year, legendary movie star and director Clint Eastwood turned 90. To reflect on his iconic contributions to movie history, we’ve collaborated on another video essay with writer and Ringer contributor Adam Nayman to break down the stages of Eastwood’s career. From his acting start as an ensemble cowboy in Rawhide, to his iconic performances in the Dollars Trilogy and Dirty Harry, to his lengthy directing career, which features nearly as many flops as it does classics. Adam has selected 10 of his most interesting and strange Eastwood projects, and uses them to track the actor/director’s growth into one of America’s most iconic celebrities.