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    51 Pictures Of George Clooney Through The Years

    The actor, activist, director, and heartthrob turned 51 today. Living proof that many things get better with age. Let's celebrate with a look back through the years with the Fantastic Mr. Clooney, shall we?

    1. Toddler Photo

    Adorbs.

    2. Childhood Yearbook Photo

    3. High School Yearbook Photo

    4. With his ex-girlfriend Kelly Preston, 1985

    5. "Facts of Life" era (1985-1987)

    6. "Return To Horror High" (1987)

    7. Guest-starring on "The Golden Girls" (1987)

    8. Year Unknown

    9. With his first (only?) wife, Talia Balsam (1989-1993)

    Talia is now Roger Sterling's ex on Mad Men and John Slattery's wife in real life!

    10. Year Unknown

    11. "Bodies of Evidence" (1992-1993)

    12. With girlfriend Kimberly Russell (1993-1995)

    13. "ER" (1994-1999)

    14. "ER" (1994-1999)

    15. "ER" (1994-1999)

    16. Date Unknown

    17. "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996)

    18. "Batman and Robin" (1997)

    19. People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive (1997)

    20. "Out Of Sight" (1998)

    21. Date Unknown

    22. "Three Kings" (1999)

    23. "O Brother, Where Are Thou?" (2000)

    24. "Ocean's Eleven" (2001)

    25. "Solaris" (2002)

    26. "Intolerable Cruelty" (2003)

    27. On the cover of L'Optimum (2005)

    28. "Good Night, and Good Luck" (2005)

    In addition to acting in this film, it was the second that George Clooney directed (the first was 2002's "Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind").

    29. Nespresso Ad (2006)

    30. Speaking at the United Nations (2006)

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    31. People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, AGAIN (2006)

    32. "Oceans Thirteen" Premiere (2007)

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    33. Toronto Film Festival portrait (2007)

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    34. "Michael Clayton" Press Conference (2007)

    35. European Premiere of "Leatherheads" (2008)

    36. At the Venice Film Festival with Brad Pitt (2008)

    37. TIme Magazine Photoshoot (2008)

    38. "Up In The Air" (2009)

    39. "Fantastic Mr. Fox" (voice, 2009)

    40. With Girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis (2010)

    41. Participating in the "Hope For Haiti Now" telethon with Mark Wahlberg (2010)

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    42. Talking Sudan with Barack Obama (2010)

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    43. Date Unknown

    44. Doing humanitarian work in Sudan (2011)

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    45. With THE GOZ At "Ides of March" Premiere (2011)

    46. "The Descendants" (2011)

    47. With girlfriend Stacy Keibler at the premiere of "The Descendants" (2011)

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    48. George Clooney At His Home Bar, CBS' "Person To Person" (2012)

    49. Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon, with Jean Jujardin (2012)

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    50. Arrested at the Sudanese Embassy (2012)

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    51. White House Correspondents Association Dinner (2012)

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