Annette Bening

Born May 29, 1958

Annette Carol Bening is an American actress. Bening is a four-time Oscar nominee for her roles in The Grifters, American Beauty, Being Julia, and The Kids Are All Right, winning Golden Globe Awards for the latter two films.

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1958 Birth Born on May 29, 1958.
1959 1 Year Old The family moved to Wichita, Kansas, in 1959, where she spent her early childhood.
1965 7 Years Old In 1965, her father took a job with a company in San Diego, California, and they moved there. … Read More


1987 29 Years Old …  She made her Broadway debut in 1987, garnering a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Coastal Disturbances.


1991 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991, she portrayed Virginia Hill in the Barry Levinson-directed biopic of Bugsy, starring Warren Beatty.
1992 34 Years Old Bening married Warren Beatty on March 12, 1992, just over a year after being cast to co-star in Bugsy. … Read More
1994 36 Years Old In 1994, Bening and Beatty starred in Love Affair, which also featured Katharine Hepburn.
1995 37 Years Old In 1995, Bening appeared in The American President, followed by Tim Burton's sci-fi spoof Mars Attacks! (1996).


1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2004 46 Years Old Bening played Charley Waite's love interest, Sue Barlow in Open Range. In 2004, she played the title role in Being Julia, which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination as Best Actress.
2005 47 Years Old She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Jean Harris the 2005 HBO film Mrs. Harris.
2006 48 Years Old In 2006, she replaced Julianne Moore to star in the film adaptation of Running with Scissors. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old In 2008, Bening starred in The Women. … Read More
2009 51 Years Old In 2009, Bening starred in a new interpretation of the Euripides classic Medea at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.
2010 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Bening received strong critical acclaim for her performance in The Kids Are All Right, with several reviewers noting that she "deserves an Oscar" for her "sublime" performance.
2012 54 Years Old In 2012, Bening's audiobook recording of Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway was released at Bening's first husband was choreographer J. Steven White. They married in 1984, separated in 1986, and divorced in 1991.
2014 56 Years Old It was announced in May 2014 that she will join fellow Academy Award Nominee John Lithgow as Goneril in Shakespeare's King Lear at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park as part of the Public Theatre's Free Shakespeare in the Park. … Read More
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