Warren Beatty

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  • Birth Name: Henry Warren Beaty
  • Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Was a star football player in high school.
  • One of his earliest roles was as Milton Armitage in the 1959-60 season of the series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.
  • Was nominated for a Tony Award for his Broadway debut, in William Inge's A Loss of Roses in 1960.
  • Was the first choice to play Michael Corleone in The Godfather, but turned it down.
  • Is in an elite group of Oscar nominees who have been nominated as an actor, director, writer and producer for the same film. He earned this distinction twice, for Heaven Can Wait (1978) and Reds (1981).
  • Was one of the honorees at the 2004 Kennedy Center Honors.
  • Received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2008.
  • Presented Best Picture honors at the 89th Academy Awards with Faye Dunaway in honor of the 50th anniversary of Bonnie and Clyde; the pair was mistakenly handed the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the winner, instead of actual winner Moonlight.

Awards

  • 1981, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1967, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1978, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1991, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 2007, Golden Globe — Cecil B. DeMille Award: Winner
  • 1962, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Winner
  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1968, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1992, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Director - Motion Picture: Winner
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1962, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1981, Oscar — Best Achievement in Directing: Winner
  • 1975, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 1967, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1978, Oscar — Best Achievement in Directing: Nominee
  • 1978, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1991, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1998, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 1999, Oscar — Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Winner
  • 1960, Tony — Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 1981, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 1983, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Screenplay - Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1968, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actor: Nominee
  • 1981, Directors Guild of America Awards — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film: Winner
  • 1982, Writers Guild Awards — Original Drama: Winner
  • 1998, Venice Film Festival — Lifetime Achievement: Winner
  • 1978, Directors Guild of America Awards — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film: Nominee
  • 1979, Writers Guild Awards — Adapted Comedy: Winner
  • 1976, Writers Guild Awards — Original Comedy: Winner
  • 1981, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1978, Oscar — Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium): Nominee
  • 1999, Writers Guild Awards — Original Screenplay: Nominee

Relationships

  • Kathlyn Beaty — Mother
  • Isabel Ira Ashley Beatty — Daughter
  • Julie Christie — Ex-significant Other
  • Shirley MacLaine — Sister
  • Ella Corinne Beatty — Daughter
  • Ira O. Beaty — Father
  • Stephen Ira — Son
  • Diane Keaton — Ex-significant Other
  • Leslie Caron — Ex-significant Other
  • Annette Bening — Wife
  • Benjamin Beatty — Son
  • Joan Collins — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Henry Warren Beaty
  • Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

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