Sandra Bullock

Actress / Film Actress / Restaurateur / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Television Actress / Businesswoman / Voice Actress / Television Producer / Film Director | * 07/26/1964 (58) | Arlington County, Virginia (United States of America (USA))
Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964) is an American actress and producer. She has received various awards and nominations, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, She was the world's highest-paid actress in 2010 and 2014. In 2010, she was named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world. After making her acting debut with a minor role in the thriller Hangmen (1987), Bullock received early attention for her supporting role in the action film Demolition Man (1993). Her breakthrough in the action thriller Speed (1994) led to leading roles in the romantic comedy While You Were Sleeping (1995), and the dramas A Time to Kill (1996) and Hope Floats (1998). She achieved further success in the following decades with the comedies ()
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Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964) is an American actress and producer. She rose to fame in the 1990s with roles in films such as Demolition Man (1993), Speed (1994), The Net (1995), While You Were Sleeping (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), and Hope Floats (1998). In the new millennium, Bullock starred in Miss Congeniality (2000), Two Weeks Notice (2002), The Lake House (2006), and the critically acclaimed Crash (2004). In 2007, she was ranked as the 14th richest woman in the entertainment industry with an estimated fortune of $85 million. In 2009, Bullock starred in two of the more financially successful films of her career, The Proposal and The Blind Side. Bullock was awarded the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side.Bullock was born in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Her father, John W. Bullock (born 1925), was a United States Army employee and part-time voice coach; her mother, Helga Mathilde Meyer (1942–2000), was an opera singer and voice teacher.Bullock's father was from Birmingham, Alabama, and had English, Irish, German, and French ancestry, while Bullock's mother was German. Bullock's maternal grandfather was a rocket scientist from Nuremberg, Germany. Bullock's father, then in charge of the Army's Military Postal Service in Europe, was stationed in Nuremberg when he met his wife. They married in Germany and moved to Arlington, where John worked with the Army Materiel Command, before becoming a contractor for The Pentagon.She has a younger sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, who was formerly the vice-president of Bullock's production company Fortis Films.Bullock was raised in Nuremberg, Germany for twelve years and grew up speaking German.She attended the humanistic Waldorf School. As a child, Bullock frequently accompanied her mother on European opera tours. Bullock studied ballet and vocal arts as a child, taking small parts in her mother's opera productions. She sang in the operas children's choir at the Staatstheater Nürnberg. The scar above her left eye was caused when she fell into a creek as a child. Bullock attended Washington-Lee High School, where she was a cheerleader and performed in high school theater productions. After graduating in 1982, she attended East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, where she received a degree in drama in 1986.She then moved to Manhattan and supported herself as a bartender, cocktail waitress, and coat checker while auditioning for roles. Until the age of eighteen, Bullock held German and American dual citizenship. In 2009 Bullock reapplied for German citizenship.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Sandra Bullock

Academy Award for Best Actress Crystal Award Golden Globe Awards Screen Actors Guild Awards Saturn Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 2x Academy Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Sandra Bullock as Actress(61)

as Ruth Slater2021 The Unforgivable
as Malorie Hayes2018 Bird Box
as Debbie Ocean2018 Ocean's Eight
as herself2018 Ocean's Team 3.0
as 'Calamity' Jane Bodine2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
as Scarlet Overkill (voice)2015 Minions
as Dr. Ryan Stone2013 Aningaaq
as Dr. Ryan Stone2013 Gravity
as Golda Meir (voice)2013 The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers
as Sarah Ashburn2013 The Heat
as Mary Horowitz2009 All About Steve
as Margaret Tate2009 The Proposal
as Leigh Anne Tuohy2009 The Blind Side
as Linda Hanson2007 Premonition
as Nelle Harper Lee2006 Infamous
as Kate Forster2006 The Lake House
as Jean Cabot2005 Crash
as Mme Harker2005 Loverboy
as Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
as Cassie Mayweather2002 Murder by Numbers
as Lucy Kelson2002 Two Weeks Notice
as Gracie Hart2000 Miss Congeniality
as Judy Tipp2000 Gun Shy
as herself2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
as Gwen Cummings2000 28 Days
as Sarah Lewis1999 Forces of Nature
as Birdee Pruitt1998 Hope Floats
as Miriam (voice)1998 The Prince of Egypt
as herself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as Melba Club1998 Making Sandwiches
as Sally Owens1998 Practical Magic
as Annie Porter1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control
as Roz1996 Two If by Sea
as Agnes von Kurowsky1996 In Love and War
as Ellen Roark1996 A Time to Kill
as Lucy Eleanor Moderatz1995 While You Were Sleeping
as Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx1995 The Net
as Annie Porter1994 Speed
as Alyssa Rothman1993 Fire on the Amazon
as Linda Lue Linden1993 The Thing Called Love
as Diane Shaver1993 The Vanishing
as Amanda1993 When the Party's Over
as Lt. Lenina Huxley1993 Demolition Man
as Diane Farrow1992 Love Potion No. 9
as Debby Cosgrove1989 A Fool and His Money
as Devlin Moran1989 Who Shot Patakango?
as Stacy1989 The Preppie Murder
as Lisa Edwards1987 Hangmen

TV Shows/Series with Sandra Bullock as Actress(19)

Movies with Sandra Bullock as Crew(14)

Production/Producer2022 The Lost City
Production/Producer2021 The Unforgivable
Production/Executive Producer2018 Bird Box
Production/Executive Producer2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
Production/Producer2009 All About Steve
Production/Executive Producer2009 The Proposal
Production/Executive Producer2002 Murder by Numbers
Production/Producer2002 Two Weeks Notice
Production/Producer2000 Miss Congeniality
Production/Producer2000 Gun Shy
Production/Executive Producer1998 Hope Floats
Directing/Director1998 Making Sandwiches
Writing/Writer1998 Making Sandwiches

TV Shows/Series with Sandra Bullock as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2002 George Lopez

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Born: Sunday, 07/26 1964 (July) in Arlington County, Virginia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 58 years + 238 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: German (DE, native language), English (EN, native language)
Educated at: East Carolina University, Washington-Liberty High School
Spouses (current/former): Jesse James
Siblings: Gesine Bullock-Prado
Student of: Sanford Meisner
Other names for Sandra Bullock (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sandra Annette Bullock"
"Сандра Буллок"
"산드라 블록"
"Σάντρα Μπούλοκ"
"Σάντρα Ανέτ Μπούλοκ"
"ساندرا بولوك"
Sandra Bullock frequently works together with these people:
Pamela S. Westmore (19x, Crew)
Mary McLaglen (13x, Crew)
Tom Hanks (12x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (12x, Actress)
Jake Gyllenhaal (11x, Actor)
Samuel L. Jackson (11x, Actor)
Matthew McConaughey (11x, Actor)
Jamie Foxx (11x, Actor)
Jennifer Garner (11x, Actress)
Chris Rock (11x, Actor)
Zach Braff (10x, Actor)
Janine Rath (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:47, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/17/2023