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Clooney's mother, Nina Bruce Warren, is a former Miss Kentucky. His father, Nick Clooney, is a movie host on the American Movie Classics cable channel.

The Clooneys settled in Covington, Kentucky after Adelia Farrow (George Clooney's great-grandmother) married Michael Guilfoyle. The couple eloped in 1905.

George Clooney's paternal ancestors, Nicolas Clooney and Bridget Byron, immigrated to the United States from Ireland. You can find out how they made a living in the 1880 U.S. Census.

George Clooney was nephew to the late Rosemary Clooney. But before she made it big as a jazz singer, Rosemary lived with her grandfather ... who made his living by selling what? Find out in the 1930 U.S. Census.

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