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Sandra Bullock

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.

Jul 26, 1964 In Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hangmen 1987-11-01
Latest Project:
Movie Bird Box 2018-12-13
Known For
Poster of Bird Box
Poster of Aningaaq
Poster of Lisa Picard Is Famous
Poster of Who Shot Patakango?
Movie Bird Box Malorie Hayes 2018-12-13
Movie Ocean's Eight Debbie Ocean 2018-06-07
Movie Our Brand Is Crisis 'Calamity' Jane Bodine 2015-09-11
Movie Minions Scarlet Overkill (voice) 2015-07-10
Movie Aningaaq Dr. Ryan Stone 2013-10-19
Movie The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers Golda Meir (voice) 2013-10-18
Movie Gravity Dr. Ryan Stone 2013-10-03
Movie The Heat Sarah Ashburn 2013-06-27
Movie Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Linda Schell 2011-12-24
Movie The Blind Side Leigh Anne Tuohy 2009-11-20
Movie All About Steve Sandra Horowitz 2009-09-04
Movie The Proposal Margaret Tate 2009-06-01
Movie Premonition Linda Hanson 2007-02-08
Movie The Lake House Kate Forster 2006-06-16
Movie Infamous Nelle Harper Lee 2006-09-11
Movie Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Herself 2006-08-20
Movie Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Gracie Hart 2005-03-11
Movie Loverboy Mme Harker 2005-01-24
Movie Crash Jean Cabot 2004-09-10
Movie Two Weeks Notice Lucy Kelson 2002-12-19
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker 2002-06-07
Movie Murder by Numbers Cassie Mayweather 2002-04-19
Movie Miss Congeniality Gracie Hart 2000-12-14
Movie Lisa Picard Is Famous Sandra Bullock 2000-05-14
Movie 28 Days Gwen Cummings 2000-04-06
Movie Gun Shy Judy Tipp 2000-02-04
Movie Forces of Nature Sarah Lewis 1999-03-12
Movie The Prince of Egypt Miriam (voice) 1998-12-15
Movie Practical Magic Sally Owens 1998-10-16
Movie Making Sandwiches Melba Club 1998-10-03
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Sandra Bullock 1998-10-01
Movie Hope Floats Birdee Pruitt 1998-05-29
Movie Speed 2: Cruise Control Annie Porter 1997-06-13
Movie In Love and War Agnes von Kurowsky 1996-12-18
Movie A Time to Kill Ellen Roark 1996-07-24
Movie Two If by Sea Roz 1996-01-12
Movie The Net Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx 1995-07-28
Movie While You Were Sleeping Lucy Eleanor Moderatz 1995-04-21
Movie Speed Annie Porter 1994-06-09
Movie Who Do I Gotta Kill? Lori 1994-07-07
Movie Wrestling Ernest Hemingway Elaine 1993-12-17
Movie Demolition Man Lt. Lenina Huxley 1993-10-08
Movie Fire on the Amazon Alyssa Rothman 1993-10-01
Movie The Thing Called Love Linda Lue Linden 1993-08-27
Movie When the Party's Over Amanda 1993-03-12
Movie The Vanishing Diane Shaver 1993-02-05
Movie Love Potion No. 9 Diane Farrow 1992-11-13
Movie A Fool and His Money Debby Cosgrove 1989-11-18
Movie The Preppie Murder Stacy 1989-09-24
Movie Who Shot Patakango? Devlin Moran 1989-08-01
Movie Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Kate Mason 1989-04-30
Movie Hangmen Lisa Edwards 1987-11-01