May 29, 1958
62 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
34-25-35 in | 86-63.5-89 cm
64 kg | 140 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Annette Bening was born in Topeka, Kansas, United States, on May 29, 1958, is an American actress.
Young Annette Bening first started performing during her years in junior high school in production of musical "The Sound of Music".
She began her acting career on stage with professional acting company Colorado Shakespeare Festival, at San Diego Repertory Theatre (1980).
She made her Broadway debut in a play Coastal Disturbances (1987) in role as Holly Dancer, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
She got her television debut in drama film Manhunt for Claude Dallas (1986) in role as Ann Tillman.
She made her big screen debut in comedy adventure movie The Great Outdoors (1988) in role as Kate "Katie" Craig.
Her breakthrough performance came as Myra Langtry in drama movie The Grifters (1990), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Death on the Nile (2021) crime thriller in role as Euphemia, opposite Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot and Russell Brand
Captain Marvel (2019) superhero in role as Supreme Intelligence and Dr. Wendy Lawson / Mar-Vell, opposite Brie Larson
The Report (2019) drama in role as Senator Dianne Feinstein, opposite Adam Driver and Jon Hamm
Georgetown (2019) biography drama crime in role as Amanda Brecht, opposite Christoph Waltz and Vanessa Redgrave
Hope Gap (2019) family drama in role as Grace, with Bill Nighy, Josh O'Connor and Aiysha Hart
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress her roles in films:
American Beauty (1999) comedy drama in role as Carolyn Burnham
Being Julia (2004) comedy drama in role as Julia Lambert, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
The Kids Are All Right (2010) comedy drama in role as Dr. Nicole 'Nic' Allgood, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress
She played Virginia Hill in biographical crime drama movie Bugsy (1991) opposite Warren Beatty.
The Siege (1998) action thriller with Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis
Open Range (2003) western opposite Kevin Costner
Girl Most Likely (2012) comedy with Matt Dillon and Kristen Wiig
The American President (1995) romantic comedy drama opposite Michael Douglas
Richard III (1995) drama with Ian McKellen and Robert Downey, Jr.
Mars Attacks! (1996) comic science fiction directed by Tim Burton
Regarding Henry (1991) drama with Harrison Ford
Guilty by Suspicion (1991) drama with Robert De Niro
Love Affair (1994) romantic drama opposite Warren Beatty
The Women (2008) comedy drama opposite Meg Ryan and Eva Mendes
Mother and Child (2009) drama romance opposite Naomi Watts
Danny Collins (2015) comedy drama opposite Al Pacino and Jennifer Garner
Rules Don't Apply (2016) romantic comedy drama opposite Warren Beatty and Lily Collins
20th Century Women (2016) comedy drama opposite Elle Fanning
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) biographical romantic drama opposite Vanessa Redgrave and Jamie Bell
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Jean Harris in television drama film Mrs. Harris (2005).
She voiced Abigail Adams in animated historical fiction television series Liberty's Kids (2002-2003).
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2006.
Graduated from Patrick Henry High School in 1975.
Studied acting as part of the Advanced Theatre Training Program, at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
She has German, English, Irish and Welsh ancestry.
Has an older sister, Jane and two older brothers, Bradley and Byron.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Kate Keller in a play "All My Sons" (2019).
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
She was married to choreographer J. Steven White (1984-1991).
She married American actor Warren Beatty on March 12, 1992, they have two daughters and two sons.