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George W. Bush

Politician / Motivational Speaker / Officer (armed Forces) / Statesman / Businessperson | * 07/06/1946 (75) | New Haven, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. A member of the Republican Party, Bush previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He was born into the Bush family; his father, George H. W. Bush, was the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Bush flew warplanes in the Texas and Alabama Air National Guard. After graduating from Yale College in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry. Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating incumbent Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. As governor, Bush successfully sponsored legislation for tort reform, increased education funding, set higher standards for schools, and reformed the criminal justice system. Bush also helped make Texas the leading producer of wind powered electricity in the U.S. Bush was elected president in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a Supreme Court decision to stop a recount in Florida. He became the fourth pers... ()
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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Before that he was the 46th Governor of Texas, serving from 1995 to 2000. Bush is the eldest son of President George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President, and Barbara Bush, making him one of only two American presidents to be the son of a preceding president, after John Quincy Adams. He is also the brother of Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. In a close and controversial election, Bush was elected President in 2000 as the Republican candidate, defeating Vice President Al Gore in the Electoral College. He was named Time Person of the Year 2000 and 2004. Early on, the Bush administration withdrew from a number of international treaty processes, notably the Kyoto Protocol on global warming. A series of terrorist attacks occurred eight months into Bush's first term as president on September 11, 2001. In response, Bush announced a global War on Terror, ordered an invasion of Afghanistan that same year and an invasion of Iraq in 2003. In addition to national security issues, Bush promoted policies on the economy, health care, education, and social security reform. He signed into law broad tax cuts, the No Child Left Behind Act, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, and Medicare prescription drug benefits for seniors. His tenure saw national debates on immigration, Social Security, electronic surveillance, waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques". Bush successfully ran for re-election against Democratic Senator John Kerry in 2004, in another relatively close election. After his re-election, Bush received increasingly heated criticism from across the political spectrum. In 2005, the Bush Administration dealt with widespread criticism over its handling of Hurricane Katrina. Following this and other controversies, as well as dissatisfaction with the direction of the Iraq War, Democrats won control of Congress in the 2006 elections. As the U.S. entered its longest post–World War II recession in December 2007, the Bush Administration took more direct control of the economy, enacting multiple economic programs intended to preserve the country's financial system. Though Bush was popular in the U.S. for much of his first term, his popularity declined sharply during his second term. He was a highly controversial figure internationally, with public protests occurring even during visits to close allies, such as the United Kingdom. After leaving office, Bush returned to Texas and purchased a home in a suburban area of Dallas. He is currently a public speaker and has written a book about his life entitled Decision Points.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | History | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for George W. Bush

Grand Cross With Collar of The Order of The Three Stars Collar of The Order of The Star of Romania Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo 4x Doublespeak Award Order of The Cross of Terra Mariana, 1st Class Grand Cross of The Order of Vytautas The Great Honorary Doctor of The Ohio State University Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor National Defense Service Medal St. George's Order of Victory

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Movies with George W. Bush as Actor(115)

as himself2021 Celebrating America
as Self (archive footage)2020 The Way I See It
as Self (archive footage)2020 The Soul of America
as Self - Former President (archive sound)2020 Frontline: America's Great Divide
as himself2020 George W. Bush
as himself2020 President in Waiting
as Self (archive footage)2019 Korea: The Never-Ending War
as Himself (archival footage)2019 XY Chelsea
as Himself (archival footage)2019 Official Secrets
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Zero Weeks
as himself2018 The Bubble
as Himself (archive footage)2018 RBG
as Himself (archive footage)2018 John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls
as (archive footage)2018 Above Majestic
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)2018 The Corporate Coup D'État
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Fahrenheit 11/9
as Himself (archive footage)2017 Legion of Brothers
as Archive Footage2016 Boom Bust Boom
as Himself (archive footage)2016 Zero Days
as himself2016 15 Septembers Later
as Himself - Politician (archive footage)2016 Shadow World
as himself2016 Hamilton's America
as Self (archive footage)2016 13th
as Himself (archive footage)2016 HyperNormalisation
as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)2015 Truth
as himself2015 The Making of Trump
as Himself (archive footage)2015 Imminent Threat
as Himself (archive footage)2015 Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in PyongYang
as Himself (archive footage)2015 The Gettysburg Address
as Archive Footage2013 Fire in the Blood
as Himself (archive footage)2013 Speeches That Shook the World
as himself2013 Inequality for All
as Himself (archive footage)2013 The Presidents' Gatekeepers
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2013 Koch
as Himself - Former US President (archive footage)2012 Top Priority: The Terror Within
as Self (archive footage)2012 Killing Them Softly
as Himself (archive footage)2012 Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?
as Himself (archival footage)2011 Khodorkovsky
as Self (archive footage)2011 Reagan
as Himself (archive footage)2011 The Last Mountain
as Himself (archive footage)2010 I Want Your Money
as Himself (archive footage)2010 Inside Job
as Himself (archive footage)2010 The President's Book of Secrets
as himself2010 GasHole
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2010 Fair Game
as Himself (archive footage)2009 New World Order
as Self (archive footage)2009 South of the Border
as himself2008 Splendor and Wisdom
as himself2008 Courting Condi
as Himself (archive footage)2008 Lord, Save Us from Your Followers
as Himself (archive footage)2008 Bigger Stronger Faster*
as himself2008 Občan Havel
as Himself - President of the United States2008 Fuel
as Himself (archive footage)2008 Being W
as himself2008 Trouble the Water
as himself2008 Blood and Oil
as himself2008 Leading to War
as Himself (archive footage)2007 Taking Liberties Since 1997
as Himself (archive footage)2007 Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
as himself2007 Sicko
as Self (archive footage)2007 Everything's Cool
as Self (archive footage)2007 The War on Democracy
as Himself (archive footage)2007 The Union: The Business Behind Getting High
as Himself (archive footage)2006 An Inconvenient Truth
as himself2006 Kill the Messenger
as himself2006 9/11: Press For Truth
as Himself (archive footage)2006 Being Jacques Chirac
as Himself (archive footage)2006 Death of a President
as himself (archive footage)2006 Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing
as Himself - Archive footage2006 Friendly Fire: Exposing Gulf War Syndrome
as Himself (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)2005 Empire
as Himself (archive footage)2005 Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class
as Himself (archive footage)2005 Why We Fight
as Himself (archive footage)2004 Control Room
as Self (archive footage)2004 Tying the Knot
as self (archive footage)2004 Strip Search
as Himself (archive footage)2004 Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
as Himself (archive footage)2004 Unconstitutional: The War On Our Civil Liberties
as Himself (archive footage)2004 Fahrenheit 9/11
as himself2003 Stupidity
as Himself (archive footage)2003 The Corporation
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Surplus: Terrorized Into Being Consumers
as Himself (archive footage)2002 Demonlover
as himself2002 Bowling for Columbine
as Self - Presidential candidate (archive footage)2002 Family Fundamentals
as himself2002 Journeys with George
as Self (archive footage)2002 Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election
as Himself (archive footage)2002 Horns and Halos

TV Shows/Series with George W. Bush as Actor(11)

as Himself (Archival Footage)2020 Once Upon a Time in Iraq
as Himself (archive footage)2019 The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
as Himself (archive footage)2018 House of Saud: A Family at War
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Dirty Money
as Himself (archive footage)2017 Trump: An American Dream
as audio archive (uncredited)2017 One Day at a Time
as himself2015 Jay Leno's Garage
as Himself (archive footage)2003 NCIS

Additional Information

Full Name: George Walker Bush
Born: Saturday, 07/06 1946 (July) in New Haven, Connecticut (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 75 years + 110 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Yale College, The Kinkaid School, Phillips Academy, Harvard Business School
Member of: American Legion
Spouses (current/former): Laura Bush
Siblings: Dorothy Bush Koch, Marvin P. Bush, Jeb Bush, Neil Bush
Mother: Barbara Bush
Other names for George W. Bush (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"George Walker Bush"
"조지 W. 부시"
George W. Bush frequently works together with these people:
Barack Obama (36x, Actor)
Bill Clinton (33x, Actor)
Michael Moore (26x, Actor)
George H. W. Bush (25x, Actor)
Ronald Reagan (20x, Actor)
Hillary Clinton (20x, Actress)
Dick Cheney (20x, Cast)
Donald Trump (17x, Actor)
Al Gore (14x, Actor)
Laura Bush (14x, Actress)
Joe Biden (13x, Actor)
Alex Gibney (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9990, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/01/2021