The Big 5-Oh: May 6
He's still our generation's best answer to Clark Gable — women want him, men want to be him — but no one can address the matter of George Clooney's turning 50 better than George Clooney himself: "It's an interesting thing to watch yourself grow older on-screen," he told The Daily Telegraph of London. "I was watching Up in the Air and I thought, 'Who's the old gray-haired guy?' And it was me. I never wear makeup for movies, and now it's starting to show."
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Don't fret, George. We're just happy to know that Hollywood's coolest guy is now on our side.