George Clooney is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards—one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Douglas "Doug" Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Emmy Award nominations. Since then he has starred in films such as Batman & Robin, Out of Sight, Three Kings, Ocean's Eleven, The Ides of March, Syriana, The Descendants, and Gravity, just to name a few. He most recently has appeared in TV Series Short, Seven Bucks Digital Studios.