Actress Ellen Barkin threw a bridal shower for George Clooney's fiancee Amal Alamuddin on Tuesday (29Jul14).

The Sea of Love star hosted an intimate dinner for the British human rights lawyer at her home in the Big Apple, according to New York Post gossip column Page Six.

Barkin, who is great friends with Clooney, celebrated the upcoming wedding with guests including the actor's mother and sister and Alamuddin's mum.

The Ocean's Eleven star and his fiancee are rumoured to be getting married in Italy in September (14).