Sandra Bullock

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Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock in Cannes in 2002
Born Sandra Annette Bullock
July 26, 1964 (1964-07-26) (age 49)
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Alma mater East Carolina University
Years active 1987 - present
Notable works Annie in Speed and Speed 2: Cruise Control
Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx in The Net
Sally Owens in
Practical Magic
Sarah Lewis in
Forces of Nature
Gwen Cummings in
28 Days
Gracie Hart in
Miss Congeniality and
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Jean Cabot in Crash
Kate Forster in
The Lake House
Linda Hanson in Premonition
Net worth $85 million
Height 5' 8 (1.73 m)
Political party Democrat[1]
Spouse Jesse James (m. 2005-2010)
Children Son
Parents John Bullock
Helga Meyer (deceased)

Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26, 1964) is an American movie actress. She became famous in the 1990s, after roles in successful movies, including Speed and While You Were Sleeping. After that, she became a very respected actress, especially after 2004 movie Crash. She is the 14th richest female celebrity with a fortune of around $85 million. She filed for divorce from her husband in April 2010 after reports of unfaithfulness by him.[2]

Early life[change | edit source]

Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, Virginia, which is a suburb of Washington, D.C. Her parents are called John Bullock and Helga Meyer, and she has a sister called Gesine. Sandra's mother was German, and Sandra spent lots of time in Germany when she was a child. She went to Washington-Lee High School and was a cheerleader. She went to East Carolina University. She then moved to New York City to try to become an actress.

Acting[change | edit source]

Sandra Bullock first appeared in some TV movies, such as "Hangmen" and "Bionic Showdown". She also appeared in the movies "Love Potion No. 9" and "Demolition Man", which were quite successful movies. She then appeared in "Speed" and "While You Were Sleeping", which made her famous. She then starred more successful movies like "Miss Congeniality", "Two Weeks Notice", "Crash" and "The Lake House". Recently, she starred in the movies "The Proposal" and "The Blind Side". She received an Academy Award for her role in "The Blind Side".

Personal life[change | edit source]

Sandra Bullock has been in relationships with Tate Donovan, Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling. She then married Jesse James in 2005, but divorced him in 2010 after reports that he cheated on her.

Bullock has one son, a boy named Louis Bardo Bullock. She adopted him in 2010.

Movies[change | edit source]

Title Year Role Notes
Hangmen 1987 Lisa Edwards
Religion, Inc. 1989 Debby
Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman 1989 Kate Mason
Who Shot Patakango? 1989 Devlin Moran
The Preppie Murder 1989 Stacy
Lucky/Chances 1990 Maria Santangelo
Who Do I Gotta Kill? 1992 Lori
When the Party's Over 1992 Amanda
Love Potion No. 9 1992 Diane Farrow
The Vanishing 1993 Diane Shaver
The Thing Called Love 1993 Linda Lue Linden
Demolition Man 1993 Lt. Lenina Huxley
Fire on the Amazon 1993 Alyssa Rothman
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway 1993 Elaine
Speed 1994 Annie
While You Were Sleeping 1995 Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
The Net 1995 Angela Bennett/Ruth Marx
Two If by Sea 1996 Roz
A Time to Kill 1996 Ellen Roark
In Love and War 1996 Agnes von Kurowsky
Speed 2: Cruise Control 1997 Annie Porter
Hope Floats 1998 Birdee Pruitt
Practical Magic 1998 Sally Owens
The Prince of Egypt (voice) 1998 Miriam
Forces of Nature 1999 Sarah Lewis
Gun Shy 2000 Judy Tipp
28 Days 2000 Gwen Cummings
Miss Congeniality 2000 Gracie Hart/Gracie Lou Freebush
Murder by Numbers 2002 Cassie Mayweather/Jessica Marie Hudson
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 Siddalee 'Sidda' Walker
Two Weeks Notice 2002 Lucy Kelson
Crash 2004 Jean Cabot
Loverboy 2005 Mrs. Harker
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous 2005 Gracie Hart
The Lake House 2006 Kate Forster
Infamous 2006 Nelle Harper Lee
Premonition 2007 Linda Quinn Hanson
The Proposal 2009 Margaret Tate
All About Steve 2009 Mary Horowitz
The Blind Side 2010 Leigh Anne Tuohy
The Heat 2013 Sarah Ashburn

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