This celebrity goo was created by player Jason Evans.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Jason, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Movies

clue: It takes less than six degrees to link this centerfold-turned-director with the Hollywood elite... especially her Oscar-winning father.

explanation: Eastwood, daughter of noted actor-director Clint Eastwood, was a model, centerfold, and actress. When this goo was published, her directorial debut was soon to be released: Rails & Ties starring Kevin Bacon ("six degrees"). more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Mihai Rusu, and Sam Boyarsky

trivia: Incorrect guesses included Angelina Jolie, Anjelica Huston, Penny Marshall, Sofia Coppola, and Tatum O'Neal. In 2011, Scott was contacted by a visitor to the site who pointed out that while Eastwood did appear in Playboy, she was never technically a centerfold, a term reserved for Playmates of the Month.


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