Sandra Bullock

Biography

Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964, height 5' 7½" (1,71 m)) 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.

Early life

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.

Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964, height 5' 7½" (1,71 m)) 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.

Early life

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.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1964-07-26

Place of Birth Arlington County - Virginia - USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Sandra Annette Bullock

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Our Brand Is Crisis as 'Calamity' Jane Bodine
2015 Minions as Scarlet Overkill (voice)
2013 Aningaaq as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013 The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers as Golda Meir (voice)
2013 Gravity as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013 The Heat as Sarah Ashburn
2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as Linda Schell
2009 The Blind Side as Leigh Anne Tuohy
2009 All About Steve as Sandra Horowitz
2009 TNT Show(1 episode)
2009 The Proposal as Margaret Tate
2007 Premonition as Linda Hanson
2006 Infamous as Nelle Harper Lee
2006 The Lake House as Kate Forster
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Gracie Hart
2005 Loverboy as Mme Harker
2004 Crash as Jean Cabot
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2002 Two Weeks Notice as Lucy Kelson
2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood as Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker
2002 Murder by Numbers as Cassie Mayweather
2002 George Lopez(3 episodes)
2002 George Lopez(120 episodes) as Amy
2000 Miss Congeniality as Gracie Hart
2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
2000 28 Days as Gwen Cummings
2000 Gun Shy as Judy Tipp
1999 Teen Choice Awards(1 episode) as Herself
1999 Forces of Nature as Sarah Lewis
1998 The Prince of Egypt as Miriam
1998 Practical Magic as Sally Owens
1998 TRL(1 episode)
1998 Hope Floats as Birdee Pruitt
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control as Annie Porter
1996 In Love and War as Agnes von Kurowsky
1996 A Time to Kill as Ellen Roark
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(4 episodes)
1996 Muppets Tonight(1 episode)
1996 Two If by Sea as Roz
1995 The Net as Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx
1995 While You Were Sleeping as Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
1994 Who Do I Gotta Kill? as Lori
1994 Speed as Annie Porter
1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway as Elaine
1993 Demolition Man as Lt. Lenina Huxley
1993 Fire on the Amazon as Alyssa Rothman
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 The Thing Called Love as Linda Lue Linden
1993 When the Party's Over as Amanda
1993 The Vanishing as Diane Shaver
1992 Love Potion No. 9 as Diane Farrow
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(4 episodes)
1990 Lucky Chances as Maria Santangelo
1990 Lucky Chances(3 episodes) as Maria Santangelo
1990 Working Girl(8 episodes) as Tess McGill
1989 A Fool and His Money as Debby Cosgrove
1989 Who Shot Patakango? as Devlin Moran
1989 Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman as Kate Mason
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1987 Hangmen as Lisa Edwards
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1952 Today(2 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(5 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes) as Sandra Bullock
1900 Ocean's Eight

Production

2015 Our Brand Is Crisis … Executive Producer
2009 All About Steve … Producer
2009 The Proposal … Executive Producer
2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous … Producer
2002 Two Weeks Notice … Producer
2002 George Lopez(120 episodes) … Executive Producer
2000 Miss Congeniality … Producer
1998 Hope Floats … Executive Producer

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