Sandra Bullock


Biography

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.


2018Ocean's Eight as Debbie Ocean
2015Our Brand Is Crisis as 'Calamity' Jane Bodine
2015Minions as Scarlet Overkill (voice)
2013Aningaaq as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers as Golda Meir (voice)
2013Gravity as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013The Heat as Sarah Ashburn
2011Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as Linda Schell
2009The Blind Side as Leigh Anne Tuohy
2009All About Steve as Sandra Horowitz
2009TNT Show as
2009The Proposal as Margaret Tate
2007Premonition as Linda Hanson
2006Infamous as Nelle Harper Lee
2006The Lake House as Kate Forster
2005Crash as Jean Cabot
2005Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Gracie Hart
2005Loverboy as Mme Harker
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2003Celebrities Uncensored as
2002Two Weeks Notice as Lucy Kelson
2002Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood as Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker
2002Murder by Numbers as Cassie Mayweather
2002George Lopez as
2002George Lopez as Amy
2000Miss Congeniality as Gracie Hart
2000Lisa Picard Is Famous as Sandra Bullock
200028 Days as Gwen Cummings
2000Gun Shy as Judy Tipp
1999Teen Choice Awards as Herself
1999Forces of Nature as Sarah Lewis
1998The Prince of Egypt as Miriam
1998Practical Magic as Sally Owens
1998Making Sandwiches as Melba Club
1998Welcome to Hollywood as Sandra Bullock
1998TRL as
1998Hope Floats as Birdee Pruitt
1997The View as
1997Speed 2: Cruise Control as Annie Porter
1996In Love and War as Agnes von Kurowsky
1996A Time to Kill as Ellen Roark
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as
1996Muppets Tonight as
1996Two If by Sea as Roz
1995The Net as Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx
1995While You Were Sleeping as Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
1994Who Do I Gotta Kill? as Lori
1994Speed as Annie Porter
1993Wrestling Ernest Hemingway as Elaine
1993Demolition Man as Lt. Lenina Huxley
1993Fire on the Amazon as Alyssa Rothman
1993Late Night with Conan O'Brien as
1993The Thing Called Love as Linda Lue Linden
1993When the Party's Over as Amanda
1993The Vanishing as Diane Shaver
1992Love Potion No. 9 as Diane Farrow
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1990Lucky Chances as Maria Santangelo
1990Lucky Chances as Maria Santangelo
1990Working Girl as Tess McGill
1989A Fool and His Money as Debby Cosgrove
1989Who Shot Patakango? as Devlin Moran
1989Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman as Kate Mason
1988This Morning as
1987Hangmen as Lisa Edwards
1983Live with Regis and Kathie Lee as
1953The Academy Awards as
1953The Academy Awards as Sandra Bullock
1952Today as
-Bird Box as
2018Ocean's Eight as Debbie Ocean
2015Our Brand Is Crisis as 'Calamity' Jane Bodine
2015Our Brand Is Crisis as Executive Producer
2015Minions as Scarlet Overkill (voice)
2013Aningaaq as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers as Golda Meir (voice)
2013Gravity as Dr. Ryan Stone
2013The Heat as Sarah Ashburn
2011Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as Linda Schell
2009The Blind Side as Leigh Anne Tuohy
2009All About Steve as Sandra Horowitz
2009All About Steve as Producer
2009TNT Show as
2009The Proposal as Executive Producer
2009The Proposal as Margaret Tate
2007Premonition as Linda Hanson
2006Infamous as Nelle Harper Lee
2006The Lake House as Kate Forster
2005Crash as Jean Cabot
2005Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Gracie Hart
2005Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous as Producer
2005Loverboy as Mme Harker
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as
2003Celebrities Uncensored as
2002Two Weeks Notice as Lucy Kelson
2002Two Weeks Notice as Producer
2002Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood as Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker
2002Murder by Numbers as Cassie Mayweather
2002George Lopez as Executive Producer
2002George Lopez as
2002George Lopez as Amy
2000Miss Congeniality as Gracie Hart
2000Miss Congeniality as Producer
2000Lisa Picard Is Famous as Sandra Bullock
200028 Days as Gwen Cummings
2000Gun Shy as Judy Tipp
1999Teen Choice Awards as Herself
1999Forces of Nature as Sarah Lewis
1998The Prince of Egypt as Miriam
1998Practical Magic as Sally Owens
1998Making Sandwiches as Writer
1998Making Sandwiches as Director
1998Making Sandwiches as Melba Club
1998Welcome to Hollywood as Sandra Bullock
1998TRL as
1998Hope Floats as Birdee Pruitt
1998Hope Floats as Executive Producer
1997The View as
1997Speed 2: Cruise Control as Annie Porter
1996In Love and War as Agnes von Kurowsky
1996A Time to Kill as Ellen Roark
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as
1996Muppets Tonight as
1996Two If by Sea as Roz
1995The Net as Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx
1995While You Were Sleeping as Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
1994Who Do I Gotta Kill? as Lori
1994Speed as Annie Porter
1993Wrestling Ernest Hemingway as Elaine
1993Demolition Man as Lt. Lenina Huxley
1993Fire on the Amazon as Alyssa Rothman
1993Late Night with Conan O'Brien as
1993The Thing Called Love as Linda Lue Linden
1993When the Party's Over as Amanda
1993The Vanishing as Diane Shaver
1992Love Potion No. 9 as Diane Farrow
1992The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as
1990Lucky Chances as Maria Santangelo
1990Lucky Chances as Maria Santangelo
1990Working Girl as Tess McGill
1989A Fool and His Money as Debby Cosgrove
1989Who Shot Patakango? as Devlin Moran
1989Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman as Kate Mason
1988This Morning as
1987Hangmen as Lisa Edwards
1983Live with Regis and Kathie Lee as
1953The Academy Awards as
1953The Academy Awards as Sandra Bullock
1952Today as
-Bird Box as