Fans gush over the recent sighting of 93-year-old Clint Eastwood and say the dad of eight looks amazing

Unlike his character The Man with No Name, Clint Eastwood is a legendary star with a name that’s celebrated around the world.

Emblematic of masculinity in his films, Eastwood’s charm and ruggedly handsome features captured the hearts of millions of fans. And though the star is aging, he is a beloved actor with a devoted tribe who love him.

After concerns that Eastwood set off into the blazing sunset, he recently re-appeared again while directing his upcoming movie, Juror #2, a thriller that some say is his swan song.

When his last film, Cry Macho, bombed at the box office, Clint Eastwood–who turned 93 on May 31–is hoping for one final box office hit, should this be his last, before aging hindres his ability to perform completely

Oftentimes seen on screen with a broad-brimmed hat resting on his head, the legendary Eastwood was launched into stardom with his stellar performances in Westerns.

Earning five Academy Awards and Golden Globes as both a director and actor, Eastwood had his big break in 1959 with the western drama series, Rawhide as cattle driver Rowdy Yates. Eastwood played Rowdy for seven seasons in the show that ended in 1965.

In the mid 1960’s, Eastwood became an international superstar with his performance as The Man with no Name, the poncho-wearing cowboy in Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns (westerns filmed in Europe).

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The three films were Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), introducing Eastwood as the tough guy gunning down the bad boys.

Immediately after, Eastwood played the lead role as the “antihero” in the five Dirty Harry films, which emphasized his character typical of traditional masculinity at the time.

In 1971, the same year the first Dirty Harry was released, also made his directorial debut with Play Misty for Me.

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“I like being in films, I like making films and I started directing films because I thought, one day I’m going to look up on screen and say, ‘That’s enough Eastwood, you’d better do something else.’ So I thought, If I direct, I can let other people be on screen,” said the Letters from Iwo Jima director.

His diverse creative talents involved him in westerns, action, comedy and dramas like the neo-noir crime drama Mystic River (2003), the romantic drama Bridges of Madison County (1995) the multiple award-winning sports drama Million Dollar Baby, and the 1978 comedies Every Which Way but Loose, the first of two where he co-starred with Clyde, a saucy orangutang. He also directed and produced 2014’s Jersey Boys, which is based on the Tony Award-winning stage musical. Other notable films he’s credited for are Oscar-nominated pictures like InvictusAmerican Sniper and Sully.

When speaking with the LA Times, Eastwood explained that, at first, “The whole point of directing was something you can do as an older guy.” He was 41 when he directed his first movie. But now, “I just like it. I have nothing against other directors, but I might have a whole different take on things, and I don’t want to be thinking, ‘Why did I give it to him?’”

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Eastwood’s personal life–includes two marriages, many partnerships, and a brood of babies from various women–has seen as much action as his professional world.

The actor had two children, Kyle (born 1968) and Alison (born 1972), with his first wife, Maggie Johnson (1953 to 1984).

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