Sandra Bullock Research Paper

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Synopsis Born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington, Virginia, Sandra Bullock made her first stage appearance at age 5 in an opera in Germany. She later became widely known for her role in the 1994 hit Speed. She has since starred in many more films, and won a best actress Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance in The Blind Side (2009), based on the true-life story of football player Michael Oher. In 2013, she starred alongside George Clooney in the critically acclaimed blockbuster Gravity. She was named Entertainer of the Year by Entertainment Weekly in both 2009 and 2013. Early Life Actress Sandra Annette Bullock was born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington, Virginia, to a German opera singer and a voice teacher. Bullock grew up largely…show more content…
She made a tremendous return in 2013 with the box-office hit The Heat with Melissa McCarthy. The duo played a pair of mismatched law enforcement agents out to take down a drug lord in this buddy comedy. The film made an impressive debut, bringing in more than $40 million in its first weekend and going on to earn more than $220 million internationally. Worldwide Blockbuster: 'Gravity' Bullock followed with another huge success in 2013, taking on the lead role of a medical engineer and astronaut in the film Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-starring George Clooney. The blockbuster film was highly praised for its visually stunning effects and stellar performances. Though it cost $80 million to create, the film raked in more than $720 million at the worldwide box office and generated a second Academy Award nomination for Bullock, with Cuarón winning two Oscars for his visionary direction and film editing. Her role in Gravity, along with her role alongside McCarthy in The Heat, helped Bullock keep her career in the stratosphere, as she was named Entertainment Weekly's 2013 Entertainer of the Year. However, this wasn't the first time that the versatile actress found herself in the coveted position. In 2009, she was also named Entertainer of the Year for her roles in The Blind Side and The

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