Born on July 26, 1964
From Arlington, Virginia
Sandra Bullock as "Dr. Ryan Stone"
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement. Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, disaster strikes: The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. As fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.
|Academy Award (2013)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)||Nominated||Leading Actress|
|Golden Globe (2013)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role|
Sandra Bullock as "Leigh Anne Tuohy"
Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a homeless black teen, has drifted in and out of the school system for years. Then Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her husband, Sean (Tim McGraw), take him in. The Tuohys eventually become Michael's legal guardians, transforming both his life and theirs. Michael's tremendous size and protective instincts make him a formidable force on the gridiron, and with help from his new family and devoted tutor, he realizes his potential as a student and football player.
|Academy Award (2009)||Won||Actress in a Leading Role|
|Golden Globe (2009)||Won||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role|
Sandra Bullock as "Margaret Tate"
Faced with deportation to her native Canada, high-powered book editor Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) says she's engaged to marry Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds), her hapless assistant. Andrew agrees to the charade, but imposes a few conditions of his own, including flying to Alaska to meet his eccentric family. With a suspicious immigration official always lurking nearby, Margaret and Andrew must stick to their wedding plan despite numerous mishaps.
|Golden Globe (2009)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
Sandra Bullock as "Jean"
Writer-director Paul Haggis interweaves several connected stories about race, class, family and gender in Los Angeles in the aftermath of 9/11. Characters include a district attorney (Brendan Fraser) and his casually prejudiced wife (Sandra Bullock), dating police detectives Graham (Don Cheadle) and Ria (Jennifer Esposito), a victimized Middle Eastern store owner and a wealthy African-American couple (Terrence Dashon Howard, Thandie Newton) humiliated by a racist traffic cop (Matt Dillon).
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
Sandra Bullock as "Gracie Hart"
When a terrorist threatens to bomb the Miss United States pageant, the FBI rushes to find a female agent to go undercover as a contestant. Unfortunately, Gracie is the only female FBI agent who can "look the part" despite her complete lack of refinement and femininity. She prides herself in being "just one of the boys" and is horrified at the idea of becoming a girly girl.
|Golden Globe (2000)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|
Sandra Bullock as "Lucy Eleanor Moderatz"
Lonely transit worker Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) pulls her longtime crush, Peter (Peter Gallagher), from the path of an oncoming train. At the hospital, doctors report that he's in a coma, and a misplaced comment from Lucy causes Peter's family to assume that she is his fiancée. When Lucy doesn't correct them, they take her into their home and confidence. Things get even more complicated when she finds herself falling for Peter's sheepish brother, Jack (Bill Pullman).
|Golden Globe (1995)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical|