• Annette  Bening

    Annette Bening

    Born on May 29th, 1958

    From Topeka, Kansas

Filmography

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20th Century Women Poster

20th Century Women

In 1979 Santa Barbara, Calif., Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women -- Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbor -- to help with Jamie's upbringing.

Golden Globe (2017)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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The Kids Are All Right

Lesbian couple Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost 20 years and have two teenage offspring named Joni and Laser, who were conceived via artificial insemination. Unbeknown to their mothers, Joni and Laser seek out their biological father, a restaurateur named Paul (Mark Ruffalo). Complications arise when the teens bond with Paul and invite him into their lives.

Golden Globe (2011)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Nominated
Leading Actress
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
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Mrs. Harris

In 1980, socialite Jean Harris (Annette Bening) kills her lover, Dr. Herman Tarnower (Ben Kingsley), after he rejects her for other women.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2007)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie