Proud daughter! Alison Eastwood opened up about her famous dad, Clint Eastwood, while recently hanging out at the Last Chance For Animals’ 35th Anniversary Gala in Beverly Hills, California. The 47-year-old beauty — who followed in her dad’s acting footsteps — revealed the best advice she ever got from the Gran Torino star.
“I guess just not to take [life] too seriously,” the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil actress exclusively shared with Closer Weekly at the event on Saturday, October 19. “He never seemed to take anything too seriously. Maybe that’s not a good thing … I don’t know.”
Alison, who made her film debut opposite her father in the 1984’s Tightrope, added that while she’s learned a lot from the 89-year-old icon, her favorite lesson would have to be learning to embrace humor. “He makes me laugh, I make him laugh. That’s my favorite part about it,” she gushed. “I think just having a lot of laughter, especially in our family, amongst ourselves. We’re all getting older.”
Speaking of getting older, Alison opened up about her father’s upcoming milestone birthday. Although Clint will be ringing in his 90th year in May 2020, Alison revealed her dad isn’t necessarily looking forward to having any sort of over-the-top celebration.
“He probably won’t even want us to acknowledge it. He hates his birthday,” she shockingly divulged. “I think ‘cause he’s 90. I think he just wants to work and enjoy his life but I don’t think he wants to celebrate it. He hates his birthday for some reason. We’ve all tried to get him into it but he won’t do it. So we’ll see.”
Even though Clint has shown no signs of slowing down, Alison and his seven other kids — including daughters Laurie, 65, Kimber, 55, Kathryn, 31, Francesca, 26, and Morgan, 22, as well as sons Kyle, 51, and Scott, 33 — joined their famous dad on the red carpet of the premiere of The Mule in December 2018.
“Clint knows this might be his last film, and he wanted all of his kids to be there,” an insider revealed to Closer Weekly at the time.
We love how much Clint’s children treasure their dad!
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