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Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is one of Hollywood's most sought after leading ladies. She was recently seen in Crash, an independent film directed by Paul Haggis as well as Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, the follow up to her 2000 hit film Miss Congeniality. She will next be seen in the The Lake House starring opposite Keanu Reeves coming out this June. In the fall, she will be seen starring as Harper Lee in Infamous, a film directed by Doug McGrath which chronicles Truman Capote's life from 1959 through 1965. Bullock has also recently completed shooting the drama Premonition. Bullock continues her success in the television arena by executive producing The George Lopez Show, which is currently in its fifth season on ABC. Following acclaimed roles in several motion pictures, Sandra Bullock's breakthrough came in the 1994 runaway hit, Speed. Her next two features, While You Were Sleeping, which earned a Golden Globe nomination, and The Net, were both critical and popular successes. Her subsequent starring roles include the box office smash Forces of Nature, Hope Floats, which marked her feature film producing debut; Practical Magic, which she also co-produced for her production company Fortis Films; Gun Shy, and Miss Congeniality also for Fortis Films, Speed 2: Cruise Control, A Time to Kill, In Love and War, Two if by Sea, The Vanishing, Demolition Man, Wrestling Ernest Hemingway and The Thing Called Love, and the voice of Miriam in the animated film, The Prince of Egypt.

Other credits include the starring role in Divine Secrets of The Ya Ya Sisterhood for first time director Callie Khouri and the lead in the psychological thriller Murder By Numbers, which she also executive produced. Adding to her list of box office hits is Two Weeks Notice which she stars opposite Hugh Grant. The film, which she also produced, grossed over $200 million at the box office. Bullock made her debut as a writer/director with the short film Making Sandwiches, in which she also starred with Matthew McConaughey and which debuted at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

Bullock has received numerous awards and nominations for her work, including two Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, three MTV Movie Awards, an American Comedy Award, three People's Choice Awards for Favorite Female Movie Star and two Golden Globe nominations. Additionally, in 2001 and in 1996, Bullock was voted NATO/ShoWest Female Star of the Year.


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Sandra Bullock Facts

Birth NameSandra Annette Bullock
OccupationActress, Producer
BirthdayJuly 26, 1964 (53)
SignLeo
BirthplaceArlington, Virginia, USA
Height5' 7½" (1m71)  How tall is Sandra Bullock compared to you?
Awards2010 Academy Awards: Best Actress (for The Blind Side)
2010 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (for The Blind Side)
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Female Actor in a Leading Role (for The Blind Side)
1995 MTV Movie Awards: Best Female Performance (for Speed)
1995 MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Duo (for Speed)
1995 MTV Movie Awards: Most Desirable Female (for Speed)

Selected Filmography

Minions
The Proposal
Demolition Man
The Heat
The Blind Side
Miss Congeniality
Crash
Gravity
The Prince of Egypt
Speed 2: Cruise Control
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