Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer.
64 Facts About Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock has received various awards and nominations, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, Sandra Bullock was the world's highest-paid actress in 2010 and 2014.
Sandra Bullock achieved further success in the following decades with the comedies Miss Congeniality, Two Weeks Notice, The Proposal, The Heat, Ocean's 8, and The Lost City ; the dramas Crash and The Unforgivable ; and the thrillers Premonition and Bird Box.
Sandra Bullock was nominated for the same award for playing an astronaut stranded in space in the science fiction thriller Gravity, which is her highest-grossing live-action film.
Sandra Bullock has produced some of the films in which she has starred, including Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous and All About Steve, and served as an executive producer on the ABC sitcom George Lopez, on which she made numerous appearances.
Sandra Bullock was born on July 26,1964, in the Washington, DC suburb of Arlington County, Virginia, the daughter of Helga Mathilde, an opera singer and voice teacher from Germany, and John Wilson Sandra Bullock, an Army employee and part-time voice coach from Birmingham, Alabama.
Sandra Bullock's maternal grandfather was a German rocket scientist from Nuremberg.
For 12 years, Sandra Bullock was raised in Nuremberg, Germany, and Vienna and Salzburg, Austria, and grew up speaking German.
Sandra Bullock studied ballet and vocal arts as a child and frequently accompanied her mother, taking small parts in her opera productions.
Sandra Bullock has a scar above her left eye which was caused by a fall into a creek when she was a child.
Sandra Bullock attended Washington-Lee High School, where she was a cheerleader and performed in school theater productions.
Sandra Bullock then moved to Manhattan, New York, where she supported herself as a bartender, cocktail waitress, and coat checker while auditioning for roles.
Sandra Bullock appeared in several student films and later landed a role in an Off-Broadway play No Time Flat.
Sandra Bullock went on to appear in several films, such as Love Potion No 9, The Thing Called Love and Fire on the Amazon, before rising to early prominence with her supporting role in the sci-fi action film Demolition Man.
Sandra Bullock's breakthrough came in 1994, when she played Annie Porter, a passenger eventually driving a bus that was rigged by a terrorist, in the smash-hit blockbuster Speed alongside Keanu Reeves.
Sandra Bullock was required to read for Speed to ensure that there was the right chemistry between her and Reeves.
Sandra Bullock headlined the romantic comedy While You Were Sleeping as a lonely Chicago Transit Authority token collector who saves the life of a man.
Sandra Bullock received a MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Female Performance.
Sandra Bullock starred in the comedy Practical Magic alongside Nicole Kidman as two witch sisters who face a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.
In 28 Days, a dramedy directed by Betty Thomas, Sandra Bullock starred as a newspaper columnist obliged to enter a rehabilitation program for alcoholism.
Sandra Bullock starred in the psychological thriller Murder by Numbers as a seasoned homicide detective.
Sandra Bullock made several appearances on the show as Accident Amy, an accident-prone employee at the factory Lopez's character manages.
Sandra Bullock received positive reviews for her performance, with some critics suggesting that it was the best performance of her career to that point.
Sandra Bullock was a co-recipient of the 2005 Women in Film Crystal Award.
In 2006, Sandra Bullock reunited with Keanu Reeves for the romantic drama The Lake House, although their characters were separated throughout the film and they were only on set together for two weeks during filming, and played Harper Lee in Infamous, a drama based on George Plimpton's 1997 book Truman Capote, alongside Toby Jones and Daniel Craig.
Sandra Bullock headlined the supernatural thriller Premonition as a housewife who experiences the days surrounding her husband's death in non-chronological order.
Sandra Bullock portrayed Leigh Anne Tuohy, the adoptive mother of Michael Oher, a role she initially turned down three times due to discomfort in portraying a devout Christian.
Sandra Bullock was awarded the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress.
Sandra Bullock was nominated for Favorite Actress Drama by Teen Choice Awards.
In 2013, Sandra Bullock starred alongside Melissa McCarthy in the comedy The Heat as an FBI Special Agent who, along with a city detective, must take down a mobster in Boston.
Sandra Bullock subsequently played an astronaut stranded in space in the sci-fi thriller Gravity, opposite George Clooney, which premiered at the 70th Venice Film Festival and was released on October 4,2013, to coincide with the beginning of World Space Week.
In Ocean's 8, an all-female spin-off of the Ocean's Eleven franchise directed by Gary Ross, Sandra Bullock played Debbie Ocean, the sister of Danny Ocean, who helps plan a sophisticated heist of the annual Met Gala in New York City.
Sandra Bullock received acclaim for her performance, with Variety and The Wrap describing it as "wonderfully self-reliant", and "fascinating and terrifying to watch," respectively.
Sandra Bullock owns the production company Fortis Films, through which she has served as a producer for several of her star vehicles, including Hope Floats, Miss Congeniality, Two Weeks Notice and Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, as well as for the sitcom George Lopez.
Sandra Bullock is headquartered in Austin, Texas and West Hollywood, California.
In November 2006, Sandra Bullock founded an Austin, Texas, restaurant named Bess Bistro which was located on West 6th Street.
Sandra Bullock later opened another business, Walton's Fancy and Staple, across the street in a building she extensively renovated.
In 2010, along with other public figures, Sandra Bullock made a public service announcement urging people to sign a petition for clean-up efforts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Sandra Bullock was inducted into the Warren Easton Hall of Fame in 2012, for her donations to charities, and was honored with the Favorite Humanitarian Award at the 39th People's Choice Awards, for her contributions to New Orleans' Warren Easton High School, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Sandra Bullock has been dubbed "America's sweetheart" by the media in reference to her "friendly and direct and so unpretentious" nature.
Sandra Bullock was selected as one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the world in 1996 1999, and 2011.
In 2013, Sandra Bullock joined other Hollywood legends at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in making imprints of her hands and feet in cement of the theater's forecourt.
Sandra Bullock ranked at number two on the 2014 Forbes list of most powerful actresses and was honored with the Decade of Hotness Award by Spike Guys' Choice Awards.
Sandra Bullock owns properties in Los Angeles, Austin, and New Orleans.
On December 20,2000, Sandra Bullock was in a private jet crash on a runway from which she and the two crew escaped uninjured.
Sandra Bullock won a multimillion-dollar judgment against Benny Daneshjou, the builder of her Lake Austin, Texas, home in October 2004.
Sandra Bullock was once engaged to actor Tate Donovan, whom she met while filming Love Potion No 9.
Sandra Bullock dated football player Troy Aikman and actors Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling.
Sandra Bullock married motorcycle builder and Monster Garage-host Jesse James on July 16,2005.
Sandra Bullock canceled European promotional appearances for The Blind Side citing "unforeseen personal reasons".
Sandra Bullock announced in 2010 that she had proceeded with plans to adopt a son born in January 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sandra Bullock's son began living with them in January 2010 but they chose to keep the news private until after the Oscars ceremony that March.
Sandra Bullock announced in December 2015 that she had adopted a second child and appeared on the cover of People magazine with her then three-year-old new daughter.
Since mid-2015, Sandra Bullock has been in a relationship with photographer Bryan Randall.
Sandra Bullock obtained a restraining order against him in 2003, which was renewed in 2006.
Sandra Bullock was said to be an obsessed fan of Bullock.
Sandra Bullock obtained a restraining order to bar Valentine from "contacting or coming near her home, family or work for three years".
Sandra Bullock was convicted of stalking and sentenced to three years' probation.
Corbett pleaded no contest in 2017 and was sentenced to five years' probation for stalking Sandra Bullock and breaking into her residence.
Sandra Bullock was then subject to a ten-year protective order that required him to stay away from Bullock.
Sandra Bullock refused to leave and threatened to shoot officers.
Sandra Bullock has starred in over 50 films, and has helped produce over 15 works in film and television.
On March 24,2005, Sandra Bullock received a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.
Sandra Bullock was nominated again in these categories for her performance in the film Gravity.