Warren Beatty

Actor + Director + Screenwriter and Producer
Born Mar 30, 1937

Warren Beatty is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and director. Beatty has been nominated for 15 Academy Awards, and has won the Best Director Award and its highest honor, the Irving G. Thalberg Award. He has been nominated for 16 Golden Globe Awards and won six, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, which he received in 2007. Only Beatty and Orson Welles have been nominated for producer, director, writer and actor in the same film. Welles did it once, and Beatty did it twice.… Read More

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1937 Birth Born on March 30, 1937.
1941 4 Years Old Beatty is only the second person to have been nominated for acting, directing, writing and producing in the same film – doing so first with Heaven Can Wait (1978), and again with Reds – succeeding Orson Welles, who was nominated for all four for Citizen Kane in 1941 and won for writing. … Read More


1960 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Warren Beatty enlisted in the California Air National Guard on February 11, 1960 under his original name, Henry W. Beaty. … Read More


1967 30 Years Old In 1967, when he was 29 years old, he produced and acted in Bonnie and Clyde. … Read More
1970 33 Years Old Beatty's next film was Reds (1981), an historical epic about American Communist journalist John Reed who observed the Russian October Revolution – a project Beatty had begun researching and filming for as far back as 1970. … Read More
1972 35 Years Old In 1972, Beatty was part of the "inner circle" of Senator George McGovern's presidential campaign. … Read More


1987 50 Years Old Following Reds, Beatty did not appear in a film for five years until 1987's Ishtar, written and directed by Elaine May. … Read More
1990 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990, Beatty produced, directed and played the title role as comic strip based detective Dick Tracy in the film of the same name. … Read More
1995 58 Years Old Although Beatty continued to work on the Hughes script himself in 1995, Beatty moved on to Bulworth, shelving his Hughes project once again. … Read More


2000 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In the early 2000s, Beatty thought of making a sequel to Bulworth called Bulworth 2000 in which the plot would have started a few minutes after the events of the end of Bulworth. Bulworth 2000 was intended to satirize the 2000 presidential election, but the film never came to fruition.
2002 65 Years Old …  He received the Akira Kurosawa Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 from the San Francisco International Film Festival. … Read More
2004 67 Years Old In 2004, he received the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., and the Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America.
2008 71 Years Old He was honored with the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award in 2008.
2013 76 Years Old In March 2013 he was inducted into the California Hall of Fame. … Read More
2014 77 Years Old The film, Untitled Warren Beatty project, began principal photography on February 24, 2014 and wrapped on June 8, 2014. … Read More
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