Sandra Bullock

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Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Sandra Bullock in July 2013
Born
Sandra Annette Bullock

(1964-07-26) July 26, 1964 (age 55)
Arlington, Virginia, United States
NationalityAmerican
Alma materEast Carolina University
Years active1987 - present
Notable work
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
Height5' 8 (1.73 m)
Spouse(s)Jesse James (m. 2005-2010)
ChildrenSon
Parent(s)John Bullock
Helga Meyer (deceased)

Sandra Annette Bullock (/ˈsændrə ˈbʊlək/; born July 26, 1964)[1] 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 | change 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 | change 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 | change 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.

Filmography[change | change source]

A photograph of Bullock attending the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011
Bullock at the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011
Title Year Role Notes
Hangmen 1987 Lisa Edwards
A Fool and His Money 1989 Debby Cosgrove Also known as Religion, Inc.;
Direct-to-video
Who Shot Patakango? 1989 Devlin Moran Direct-to-video
Love Potion No. 9 1992 Diane Farrow
The Vanishing 1993 Diane Shaver
When the Party's Over 1993 Amanda
The Thing Called Love 1993 Linda Lue Linden
Demolition Man 1993 Lenina Huxley
Fire on the Amazon 1993 Alyssa Rothman
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway 1993 Elaine
Speed 1994 Annie Porter
Who Do I Gotta Kill? 1994 Lori Also known as Me & The Mob;
Direct-to-video release
While You Were Sleeping 1995 Lucy Eleanor Moderatz
The Net 1995 Angela Bennett
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 Also executive producer
Making Sandwiches 1998 Melba Club Short film;
Also producer, director and screenwriter
Practical Magic 1998 Sally Owens
The Prince of Egypt 1998 Miriam
(voice)
Forces of Nature 1999 Sarah Lewis
Gun Shy 2000 Judy Tipp Also producer and executive album producer
28 Days 2000 Gwen Cummings
Miss Congeniality 2000 Gracie Hart Also producer
Murder by Numbers 2002 Det. Cassie Mayweather Also executive producer
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 Siddalee Walker
Two Weeks Notice 2002 Lucy Kelson Also producer
Crash 2004 Jean Cabot
Loverboy 2005 Mrs. Harker
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous 2005 Gracie Hart Also producer
The Lake House 2006 Dr. Kate Forster
Infamous 2006 Harper Lee
Premonition 2007 Linda Hanson
The Proposal 2009 Margaret Tate Also executive producer
All About Steve 2009 Mary Horowitz Also producer
The Blind Side 2009 Leigh Anne Tuohy
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close 2011 Linda Schell
The Heat 2013 Special Agent Sarah Ashburn
Gravity 2013 Dr. Ryan Stone
The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers 2013 Golda Meir
(voice)
Documentary film
Minions 2015 Scarlet Overkill
(voice)
Our Brand Is Crisis 2015 "Calamity" Jane Bodine Also executive producer
Ocean's 8 2018 Debbie Ocean
Bird Box 2018 Malorie Hayes Also executive producer
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sandra Bullock: Snapshot". People. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  2. "Website: Bullock is divorcing James, adopting baby". Retrieved 2010-04-28.

Other websites[change | change source]