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Annette Bening Biography

Birth Name:
Annette Francine Bening
Birth Place:
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Played the lead in her junior high school's production of The Sound of Music
  • Spent some time as a cook on a charter boat
  • Made her Broadway debut in 1987 in Coastal Disturbances, for which she received a Tony nomination
  • Met husband Warren Beatty while costarring with him in Bugsy

Awards

  • 2018BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2017Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: nominated
  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2011Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: nominated
  • 2011Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical: winner
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2010Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2010National Society of Film Critics-Best Actress - Runner-up: nominated
  • 2010London Film Critics Association-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2006Satellite Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2005Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2004Boston Society of Film Critics-Best Actress - Runner-up: winner
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2004Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2004National Board of Review-Best Actress: winner
  • 2000BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 1999Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: winner
  • 1996Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1992Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 1992BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1990Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1989National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actress: winner

Relationships

  • Bradley Bening -- Brother
  • Byron Bening -- Brother
  • Ella Corinne Beatty -- Daughter
  • Isabel Ira Ashley Beatty -- Daughter
  • J. Steven White -- Ex-husband
  • Arnett Grant Bening -- Father
  • Shirley Bening -- Mother
  • Jane Bening -- Sister
  • Benjamin Beatty -- Son
  • Stephen Ira -- Son