CHILDHOOD of Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock, also known in Russia as the Bullock was born on July 26, 1964 in Arlington Virginia. Father John Bullock was a teacher of singing, their state of Alabama, and his mother, Helga Meyer - an opera singer, an ethnic German. Sandra has a younger sister Zhezin Bullock-Prado was born in 1970. As a child, her family, Sandra was constantly traveling between the US and Europe, which was due to tour her mother. In America, they lived in the city of Arlington, and in Germany in Furth. In the latter Sandra I studied in an English speaking school. The girl was a wide range of interests. She studied ballet, was fond of singing, she studied piano, participated in theater productions, sang in a children's choir, and was the head cheerleader football team.

Sandra Bullock acting career, filmography
After school Sadr entered the University of North Carolina Law School. Soon after she left this school at age 22 and moved to New York hoping to become a model or a flight attendant. But neither the one nor the other did not happen, she had to earn a waitress bars and restaurants. Later, Sandra decided to try herself as an actress and enrolled in acting classes.

Some time Bullock has participated in theater productions and attracted the attention of directors. In 1987, she starred in his first film, "The Executioner", where she played the girlfriend of the main character Lisa Edwards. Then Sandra starred in the comedy series "working girl" in 1990. In 1993, it screens out a few religious paintings with the actress "Amazon on Fire," "disappearance", the musical drama "The Thing Called Love." In 1993, Sandra Bullock starred in a movie with stars Wesley Snipes and Sylvester Stallone in the sci-fi thriller "The Destroyer." Her participation in the film can be considered a fluke. Huxley Lenin's role in the film was supposed to play Laura Petty, but refused to shoot. To replace her Sylvester Stallone from a hundred contestants chose Sandra, who was cast for a few days before the shooting. In 1994, Bullock starred in the directorial debut of Dutchman Jan de Bont action movie "Speed" with Keanu Reeves in the title role. In the film laid in a suicide bomb a passenger bus that work, if it will reduce the speed below 50 miles per hour. The film became a huge hit, grossed $ 350 million. Did lead actors Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock real superstars. Over the next few years Bullock became the heroine of the militants: "Network" (1995), "A Time to Kill" (1996), and played a more serious dramatic role in the film "While You Were Sleeping" (1995) and "In Love and War" ( 1996). In 1996, the actress founded her own production company. In 1997, Bullock took part in the sequel to "Speed ​​2: Cruise Control," which was a failure.

After the failure of "Speed ​​2" actress decide to stop taking part in the action films and focuses on comedies and dramas. From her successful movies late 90s can be noted drama "glimmers of hope" in 1998, and the comedy "Forces of Nature," Ben Affleck. There were also financial failures picture drama "28 Days" and the comedy "Practical Magic," which is not paid off at the box office. The movie "Miss Congeniality" in 2000 gave Sandra Bullock's career a new impetus. The film grossed more than $ 200 million. For the brilliant performance starring Gracie Hart actress was nominated for a "Golden Globe".

Next Bullock starred in varying degrees of success, "Divine Secrets Ya-Ya Sisterhood," "Murder by Numbers" and, together with Hugh Grant in the successful film "Two Weeks Notice," which grossed $ 200 million. At the box office.

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In 2004, she starred in the drama directed by Paul Heggisa "Crash" in the role of Jean Cabot. With a budget of $ 6.5 million. Picture became a hit, grossed more than $ 90 million. Was 6 times nominated for "Oscar", winning three of them. Bullock played a neurotic housewife who was attacked by a black Theft Auto. The game received high marks actress critics. V2006 year Sandra Bullock starred in the melodrama "notoriety" in the role of writer Harper Lee. The film also stars Sigourney Weaver starring Daniel Craig, Gwyneth Paltrow and Isabella Rossellini. The painting was shown at the Venice Film Festival. For the role of Ann Lee Thuy in the movie "The Blind Side" in 2009 Bullock won an "Oscar" for best actress. The actress is a star under the number 6801 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

PERSONAL LIFE of Sandra Bullock
In twenty years, Sandra Bullock married to actor Jean-Michel Vincent. Their marriage did not last long. On the set of the film "Love Potion number 9" in 1991, the actress met with Tate Donovan, whom she lived for 4 years.

During the filming of "The Destroyer" Sandra began a romance with actor Dennis Leary, but he did not lasted long. In 1997, Bullock had a relationship with Chris O'Donnell, whom she soon abandoned. More than two years lasted Sandra relationship with Matthew McConaughey. Together they purchased a plot of land in Texas and about to start a family, but soon parted. In 1999, Bullock had a short affair with a musician Guy Forsythe. On the set of the film "Murder by Numbers" Sandra Bullock had an affair with actor Ryan Gosling, who at that time was 22 years old. In 2004, Sandra married a leading television show "Monster Garage" Jesse James. In early 2010, they adopted a boy Louis Bardo. In June of the same year, the couple divorced, the cause of which was the betrayal of Jesse.

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Wiki info

Bullock was born in Arlington, Virginia. 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. Helga was German, while John is from Birmingham, Alabama and has English, French, German, and Irish ancestry. Bullock's maternal grandfather was a German rocket scientist from Nuremberg. John, who was in charge of the U. S. Army's Military Postal Service in Europe, was stationed in Nuremberg when he met Helga. They married in Germany and moved to Arlington, where John worked with the Army Materiel Command before becoming a contractor for The Pentagon. Bullock has a younger sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, who went on to serve as vice president of Bullock's production company Fortis Films. Until the age of 18, Bullock held American-German dual citizenship. She then held only American citizenship until 2009, when she reapplied for German citizenship.