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Sandra Bullock

1964-07-26 Arlington County, Virginia, USA

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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.


The Lost City Loretta Sage / Angela 2022-03-24
Bullet Train Maria 2022-07-03
The Unforgivable Ruth Slater 2021-11-24
Reimagining The Met Gala Self 2018-09-11
Ocean's Eight Deborah 'Debbie' Ocean 2018-06-07
Bird Box Malorie Hayes 2018-12-13
Minions Scarlet Overkill (voice) 2015-06-17
Our Brand Is Crisis 'Calamity' Jane Bodine 2015-09-11
The Heat Sarah Ashburn 2013-06-27
Gravity Dr. Ryan Stone 2013-10-03
The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers Golda Meir (voice) 2013-10-18
Aningaaq Dr. Ryan Stone 2013-10-19
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Linda Schell 2011-12-25
The Proposal Margaret Tate 2009-06-01
No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos Self 2009-01-11
All About Steve Mary Horowitz 2009-09-04
The Blind Side Leigh Anne Tuohy 2009-11-20
Premonition Linda Hanson 2007-02-08
Infamous Nelle Harper Lee 2006-09-11
Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Herself 2006-08-20
The Lake House Kate Forster 2006-06-16
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Gracie Hart 2005-04-14
Loverboy Mme Harker 2005-01-24
Crash Jean Cabot 2005-05-06
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker 2002-06-07
Murder by Numbers Cassie Mayweather 2002-04-19
Two Weeks Notice Lucy Kelson 2002-12-19
Miss Congeniality Gracie Hart 2000-12-22
28 Days Gwen Cummings 2000-04-06
Lisa Picard Is Famous Sandra Bullock 2000-05-14
Gun Shy Judy Tipp 2000-02-04
The Worlds of Harry Connick Jr. Self 1999-01-01
Forces of Nature Sarah 1999-03-12
The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to Screen Self 1999-09-14
Practical Magic Sally Owens 1998-10-16
The Prince of Egypt Miriam (voice) 1998-12-16
Welcome to Hollywood Sandra Bullock 1998-10-01
Hope Floats Birdee Pruitt 1998-05-29
Making Sandwiches Melba Club 1998-10-03
The Making of The Prince of Egypt Herself 1998-01-01
Speed 2: Cruise Control Annie 1997-06-13
In Love and War Agnes von Kurowsky 1996-12-18
Two If by Sea Roz 1996-01-12
A Time to Kill Ellen Roark 1996-07-24
While You Were Sleeping Lucy Eleanor Moderatz 1995-04-21
The Net Angela Bennett / Ruth Marx 1995-07-28
Who Do I Gotta Kill? Lori 1994-07-07
Speed Annie Porter 1994-06-09
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway Elaine 1993-12-17
Demolition Man Lt. Lenina Huxley 1993-10-08
When the Party's Over Amanda 1993-03-12
Fire on the Amazon Alyssa Rothman 1993-10-01
The Vanishing Diane Shaver 1993-02-05
The Thing Called Love Linda Lue Linden 1993-08-27
Love Potion No. 9 Diane Farrow 1992-11-13
Who Shot Patakango? Devlin Moran 1989-08-01
A Fool and His Money Debby Cosgrove 1989-11-18
Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Kate Mason 1989-04-30
The Preppie Murder Stacy 1989-09-24
Hangmen Lisa Edwards 1987-11-01
Malorie: A Bird Box Story Malorie Hayes