Sandra Bullock

Birthday:

07/26/1964

Place of birth:

Arlington County, Virginia, USA:

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.


Film Credits

Ocean's Eight (2018)
as Debbie Ocean
Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
as 'Calamity' Jane Bodine
Minions (2015)
as Scarlet Overkill (voice)
Aningaaq (2013)
as Dr. Ryan Stone
The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013)
as Golda Meir (voice)
Gravity (2013)
as Dr. Ryan Stone
The Heat (2013)
as Sarah Ashburn
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
as Linda Schell
The Blind Side (2009)
as Leigh Anne Tuohy
All About Steve (2009)
as Sandra Horowitz
The Proposal (2009)
as Margaret Tate
Premonition (2007)
as Linda Hanson
Infamous (2006)
as Nelle Harper Lee
The Lake House (2006)
as Kate Forster
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
as Gracie Hart
Loverboy (2005)
as Mme Harker
Crash (2004)
as Jean Cabot
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
as Lucy Kelson
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
as Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker
Murder by Numbers (2002)
as Cassie Mayweather
Miss Congeniality (2000)
as Gracie Hart
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
as Sandra Bullock
28 Days (2000)
as Gwen Cummings
Gun Shy (2000)
as Judy Tipp
Forces of Nature (1999)
as Sarah Lewis
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
as Miriam
Practical Magic (1998)
as Sally Owens
Making Sandwiches (1998)
as Melba Club
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
as Sandra Bullock
Hope Floats (1998)
as Birdee Pruitt
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
as Annie Porter
In Love and War (1996)
as Agnes von Kurowsky
A Time to Kill (1996)
as Ellen Roark
Two If by Sea (1996)
as Roz
The Net (1995)
as Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
as Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
as Lori
Speed (1994)
as Annie Porter
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
as Elaine
Demolition Man (1993)
as Lt. Lenina Huxley
Fire on the Amazon (1993)
as Alyssa Rothman
The Thing Called Love (1993)
as Linda Lue Linden
When the Party's Over (1993)
as Amanda
The Vanishing (1993)
as Diane Shaver
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
as Diane Farrow
Lucky Chances (1990)
as Maria Santangelo
A Fool and His Money (1989)
as Debby Cosgrove
Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
as Devlin Moran
Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989)
as Kate Mason
Hangmen (1987)
as Lisa Edwards

Production Credits

Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Executive Producer
All About Steve (2009)
Producer
The Proposal (2009)
Executive Producer
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
Producer
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Producer
Miss Congeniality (2000)
Producer
Making Sandwiches (1998)
Director
Making Sandwiches (1998)
Writer
Hope Floats (1998)
Executive Producer