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Annette Bening

Annette Bening in Being Julia, 2004.
Birth name Annette Bening
Born May 29, 1958
Topeka, Kansas, USA
Spouse(s) Warren Beatty

Annette Bening (born May 29, 1958) is an American Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress. Image File history File links Bening33. ... Being Julia is a 2004 film directed by István Szabó. // Cast Annette Bening – Julia Lambert Shaun Evans – Tom Fennel Jeremy Irons – Michael Gosselyn Lucy Punch – Avice Crichton Plot Spoiler warning: Set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930s, reigning diva Julia Lamberts success and... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Kansas County Shawnee Founded December 5, 1854 Incorporated February 14, 1857 Mayor Bill Bunten (R) Area    - City 147. ... Warren Beatty at the 1990 Academy Awards. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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Early life

She was born in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Arnett Grant Bening (born 1926) and Shirley Bening (born 1930). Her sister and two brothers are Jane Bening (born 1953), Bradley Bening (born 1955) and Byron Bening (born 1957). Her father worked for an insurance company. The family moved to Wichita, Kansas, in 1959, where she spent her early childhood. Coordinates: Country United States State Kansas County Shawnee Founded December 5, 1854 Incorporated February 14, 1857 Mayor Bill Bunten (R) Area    - City 147. ... Nickname: Air Capital Location in the state of Kansas County Sedgwick Mayor Carlos Mayans Area    - City 359. ...


In 1965, Annette's father took a job with a company in San Diego, California, and they moved there. She began acting in junior high school, playing the lead in The Sound of Music. She studied drama at Patrick Henry High School. Nickname: Americas Finest City Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates: Country United States State California County San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders City Attorney Michael Aguirre City Council Scott Peters Kevin Faulconer Toni Atkins Tony Young Brian Maienschein Donna Frye Jim Madaffer Ben Hueso Area    - City 963. ... The Sound of Music is a Broadway musical based on the book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp. ... Patrick Henry High School, home of the Patriots, serves the local communities of Del Cerro, San Carlos, Allied Gardens, Mission Valley and College Area in the city of San Diego, California. ...


She then spent a year working as a cook on a charter boat taking fishing parties out on the Pacific Ocean, and scuba diving for recreation. She attended San Diego Mesa College, then completed an academic degree in theatre arts at San Francisco State University. Bening joined the acting company at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco while studying acting as part of the Advanced Theatre Training Program. During this time she established herself as a formidable acting talent in roles like Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth. San Diego Mesa College (known more informally as Mesa College or Mesa) is a public, two-year community college located in San Diego, California. ... San Francisco State University is a branch of the California State University system. ... American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is a prestigious theater company in San Francisco, USA that offers both contemporary and classical theater productions and a wide range of classes. ...


Personal life

In 1985, she and her first husband, choreographer J. Steven White, moved to Denver, Colorado, to work at the Shakespeare Festival in Boulder, Colorado. They separated the following year. Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City 401. ... In geology, a boulder is a rock with grain size of more than 256 mm (10 inches) diameter. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ...


She and Warren Beatty met on the set of Bugsy (1991), in which she played Virginia Hill, and the two began a secret romance. They married in 1992. She and Beatty live in Los Angeles with their four children, Kathlyn Elizabeth Beatty (born 1992), Benjamin Maclean Beatty (born 1994), Isabel Ira Ashley Beatty (born 1997) and Ella Corinne Beatty (born 2000). Bening's husband is the brother of Shirley MacLaine. Warren Beatty at the 1990 Academy Awards. ... Bugsy is a 1991 film which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. ... Virginia Hill (1916-1966) was a US mob courier famous for being the only steady girlfriend of Hollywood gangster Bugsy Siegel. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation. ...


Career highlights

Bening moved to New York City, where she debuted off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre in the role of 'Holly Dancer' in Tina Howe's widely acclaimed Coastal Disturbances (1987). However, despite the praise and recognition, it took some time for that success to translate to her film career. // Director Carole Rothman and actress Robyn Goodman founded Second Stage Theatre in 1979 to give second stagings to contemporary American plays that originally failed to find an audience due to scheduling problems, inappropriate venues or limited performance runs. ... Tina Howe (born 1937, in New York City) is an American playwright. ...


Her television debut was with the made-for-TV movie Manhunt for Claude Dallas (1986). Her first major role in a theatrical feature was in The Great Outdoors (1988) playing 'Kate Craig' opposite Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. Her next role was as the Marquise de Merteuil in Valmont (1989) opposite Colin Firth. Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter and musician. ... John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian comedian and actor. ... Valmont is a 1989 Orion drama/romance motion picture starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk, and Siân Phillips. ... Colin Firth Colin Firth (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor. ...


Bening's next major feature, Stephen Frears's The Grifters (1990) starring Anjelica Huston and John Cusack, met with critical acclaim. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for The Grifters. She followed that with her appearance in Bugsy. Stephen Frears in Sweden, 1989 promoting his movie Dangerous Liaisons. ... The Grifters is a 1990 neo-noir film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model. ... John Paul Cusack (born June 28, 1966) is an American film actor and writer, born in Evanston, Illinois to a a very liberal, Irish-Catholic family. ... Bugsy is a 1991 film which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. ...


Bening was paid $3 million to play the role of 'Elise Kraft/Sharon Bridger' in The Siege (1998) co-starring Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis. Her next role, in the 1999 film American Beauty, would give her the highest-profile role of her career thus far. The Siege is a 1998 film about a fictional situation where terrorist cells have made several attacks on New York City. ... Denzel Jermaine Washington, Jr. ... Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 as Walter Bruce Willis in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany) is an American actor and singer. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of love, freedom, family, and the American Dream. ...


Bening's next appearance is in the film adaptation of the Augusten Burroughs book, Running with Scissors. Augusten Xon Burroughs (born Christopher Robison on October 23, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American writer noted for his New York Times best-selling memoir Running with Scissors (2002), which spawned a feature film of the same name written and directed by Ryan Murphy and starring Joseph Cross as... Running With Scissors is a 2006 film directed by Ryan Murphy. ...


On December 9, 2006, Bening hosted Saturday Night Live with musical guest Gwen Stefani and Akon. Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a weekly late night 90-minute American comedy-variety show based in New York City which has been broadcast by NBC on Saturday nights since October 11, 1975. ... Gwen Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American pop, rock and dance singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and occasional actress. ... Aliaune Thiam (born October 14, 1981),[1] also known simply as Akon, is a Grammy Award-nominated Hip-Hop and R&B singer. ...


Awards and recognition

She received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role for American Beauty and for Being Julia (2004). She would lose both times, coincidentally, to Hilary Swank. The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of love, freedom, family, and the American Dream. ... Being Julia is a 2004 film directed by István Szabó. // Cast Annette Bening – Julia Lambert Shaun Evans – Tom Fennel Jeremy Irons – Michael Gosselyn Lucy Punch – Avice Crichton Plot Spoiler warning: Set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930s, reigning diva Julia Lamberts success and... Hilary Ann Swank (born July 30, 1974) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. ...


Bening won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy for Being Julia, in which she played a 1930s stage actress in mid-career and mid-life crises. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...


Bening was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in Coastal Disturbances, and won a Clarence Derwent Award for Outstanding Debut Performance.


She recently received an 2006 Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for her work on Mrs. Harris.


Bening's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is located at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre A band plays on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ...



AWARDS:


Academy Awards:
Nominated - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, "Being Julia"
Nominated - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, "American Beauty"
Nominated - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, "The Grifters"


Primetime Emmys:
Nominated - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini-Series or Made for TV Movie, "Mrs. Harris"


Golden Globes:
Nominated - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Made for TV Movie, "Mrs. Harris"
Nominated - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy, "Running with Scissors"
WON - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy, "Being Julia"
Nominated - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama, "American Beauty"
Nominated - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy, "The American President"
Nominated - 1992 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama, "Bugsy"


Screen Actors Guild Awards
Nominated - 2005 - Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, "Being Julia"
WON - 2000 - Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, "American Beauty"
WON - 2000 - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture, "American Beauty"


Other credits

  • She has also done voice work for animation, such as that of Abigail Adams in the TV series Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002).
  • Bening is a council member for the California Arts Council.

Abigail Smith Adams (November 11, 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife of the second President of the United States, and is seen as the second First Lady of the United States, though that term was not coined until after her death. ... California Arts Council Logo The California Arts Council, in the U.S. state of California, was established in 1976. ...

Trivia

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Filmography

The Great Outdoors is a 1988 comedy film starring John Candy, Dan Aykroyd and Annette Bening. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Valmont is a 1989 Orion drama/romance motion picture starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk, and Siân Phillips. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... The Grifters is a 1990 neo-noir film directed by Stephen Frears. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... Promotional movie poster for the film Guilty by Suspicion is a 1991 film about the Hollywood blacklist and associated activities stemming from McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... Regarding Henry is a film by Mike Nichols featuring Harrison Ford and Annette Bening. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... Bugsy is a 1991 film which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... Love Affair Love Affair is a 1994s romance genre film, directed by Glenn Gordon Caron. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... Richard III is a 1995 film adaptation of William Shakespeares play Richard III, starring Sir Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, and Robert Downey Jr. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... This article is about a movie. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... Mars Attacks! is a comedy science fiction film by Tim Burton based on the popular card series Mars Attacks. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... The Siege is a 1998 film about a fictional situation where terrorist cells have made several attacks on New York City. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... In Dreams is a movie released in 1999. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of love, freedom, family, and the American Dream. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... The DVD cover featuring all the cast What Planet Are You From? is a 2000 comedy film starring Garry Shandling and Annette Bening. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... Open Range is a 2003 movie based on the novel The Open Range Men by Lauran Paine. ... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... Being Julia is a 2004 film directed by István Szabó. // Cast Annette Bening – Julia Lambert Shaun Evans – Tom Fennel Jeremy Irons – Michael Gosselyn Lucy Punch – Avice Crichton Plot Spoiler warning: Set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930s, reigning diva Julia Lamberts success and... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... Mrs Harris is a 2006 TV film, starring Annette Bening and Ben Kingsley, directed by Phyllis Nagy. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Running With Scissors is a 2006 film directed by Ryan Murphy. ...

References

  • Roger Ebert [1] "Movie Answer Man: Hail, Columbia! Mystery solved". Retrieved Aug. 27, 2005.

Russ Meyer (left) and Roger Ebert, (1970) Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 - ) is an Emmy Award-nominated American television personality, author, and film critic who began writing for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. ...

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