Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 19, 1968
SpouseCynthia Ramirez
FactEx-brother-in-law of Kirk Fox.


Kyle Eastwood is an American jazz bassist and composer. He is the son of actor-director Clint Eastwood and Maggie Johnson. He has worked as a sideman for such musicians as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and his father. Eastwood has released several albums as a leader, including Songs from the Chateau (2007), which was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Eastwood was born in Carmel, California, on May 19, 1968. His parents divorced when he was two, and he was raised by his mother in Carmel. Eastwood began playing the piano at age five and the bass at age thirteen. He attended Carmel High School, where he played in the jazz band. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Southern California, but dropped out after one semester to pursue a career in music.

Eastwood moved to Paris in 1986 and began playing in clubs and studios. He met Wayne Shorter, who hired him as a bassist for a European tour. Eastwood also worked with Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, and his father. In 1992, he released his debut album, From There to Here.

Eastwood has released several albums as a leader, including Now (1998), Kyle Eastwood (2001), and Songs from the Chateau (2007). His album The View from Here (2013) won the Best Instrumental Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Eastwood has composed music for several films, including Mystic River (2003), Million Dollar Baby (2004), and Gran Torino (2008).

Eastwood has been married twice. His first marriage was to Laura Gomez in 1998. They have two children: a son, Graydon, and a daughter, Hayley. His second marriage was to Christina Sandera in 2013. They have a son, Eastwood.

Eastwood is 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and has brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameKyle Eastwood
Date Of BirthMay 19, 1968
Height1.93 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Bassist, Honolulu, HI, United States
EducationUniversity of Southern California
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseCynthia Ramirez
ChildrenGraylen Spencer Eastwood
ParentsClint Eastwood, Maggie Johnson, Honolulu, HI, United States
SiblingsHonolulu, HI, United States, Scott Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood, Alison Eastwood, Morgan Eastwood, Kathryn Eastwood, Kimber Lynn Eastwood

Accomplishments

NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Score, Honolulu, HI, United States
MoviesSummer Hours, Honkytonk Man, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Facts

#Fact
1Grandson of Ruth Wood.
2Ex-stepson of Dina Eastwood.
3Ex-wife Laura Gomez is 10 or 13 years older than him, depending on the source.
4His father was in London when he was born.
5Brother-in-law of Stacy Poitras.
6Ex-brother-in-law of Kirk Fox.
7Based predominantly in Paris (France) as he and his band play throughout Europe year-round. [2011]
8Recorded his album "Songs from the Chateau" (2011) over a 3-day period at the Chateau Couronneau in the Bordeaux region of France.
9One of his all-time favorite music venues is the world famous Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London (UK).
10Daughter, Graylen Eastwood, is a budding drummer.
11Paternal half-brother of Kimber Eastwood, Scott Eastwood, Kathryn Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood and Morgan Eastwood.
12Dad Clint's whistling is featured on the track "Big Noise" from his jazz CD "Paris Blue" (2004)
13Has a daughter, Graylen (b. 1994) and son, Adam (b. 2005) from previous relationships.
14Older brother of Alison Eastwood.
15Father is Clint Eastwood. Mother is Maggie Johnson.
16Plays Bass.
17Well known musician in the New York jazz community.

Pictures

Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Harald Schmidt Show2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
J. Edgar2011performer: "Red Sails in the Sunset", "I Only Have Eyes for You"
Qwerty2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gran Torino2008writer: "Gran Torino", "Gran Torino" uncredited
Flags of Our Fathers2006performer: "Knock Knock", "Flags of Our Fathers" / writer: "Knock Knock"
Million Dollar Baby2004writer: "Boxing Baby", "Solferino", "Blue Diner"
Mystic River2003writer: "Cosmo", "Black Emerald Blues"
The Rookie1990writer: "Red Zone"

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jersey Boys2014composer: additional music
Changeling2008music arranger
Grace Is Gone2007music arranger / musician: electric bass
Flags of Our Fathers2006special musical arrangements
Million Dollar Baby2004composer: additional music
Mystic River2003composer: additional music
Regarding Henry1991musician: bass - uncredited

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
J. Edgar2011Stork Club Band
Summer Hours2008James
The Movies2005Video GameDJ Andy Wright (voice)
The Bridges of Madison County1995James Rivers Band
Honkytonk Man1982Whit
Bronco Billy1980Orphan (uncredited)
The Outlaw Josey Wales1976Josey's Son (uncredited)

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Homme Less2014Documentary
Invictus2009
Gran Torino2008
An Unlikely Weapon2008Documentary
Rails & Ties2007
Red Sun, Black Sand: The Making of 'Letters from Iwo Jima'2007Video documentary short film score, uncredited
Letters from Iwo Jima2006

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Harald Schmidt Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
In the Tracks of Lalo Schifrin2012DocumentaryHimself
Breakfast2004-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
La nuit des Césars2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2007TV Series documentaryHimself
B InTune TV2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Vivement dimanche2005TV SeriesHimself
20h10 pétantes2005TV SeriesHimself
Tout le monde en parle2005TV SeriesHimself
TV total2005TV SeriesHimself
Eastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall1997TV Special documentaryHimself
All-Star Party for Clint Eastwood1986TV SpecialHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsInvictus (2009)
2009ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsGran Torino (2008)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song - Motion PictureGran Torino (2008)
2009World Soundtrack AwardWorld Soundtrack AwardsBest Original Song Written for a FilmGran Torino (2008)
2008SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest MusicGran Torino (2008)
2006CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Original ScoreLetters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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