Birth Name: Sandra Annette Bullock
Age: 48, born 26 July 1964
Born and residing in: United States
Height: 5' 7"
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
Relationship Status: Single
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About: Sandra Bullock was born in a Virginia suburb of Washington, DC, to a German opera singer and a voice teacher. She grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister. She often performed in the children's chorus of whatever production her mother was in. That singing talent later came in handy for her role as an aspiring country singer in The Thing Called Love (1993). Her family moved back to the Washington area when she was a teenager. She later enrolled in East Carolina University in North Sandra Bullock was born in a Virginia suburb of Washington, DC, to a German opera singer and a voice teacher. She grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister. She often performed in the children's chorus of whatever production her mother was in. That singing talent later came in handy for her role as an aspiring country singer in The Thing Called Love (1993). Her family moved back to the Washington area when she was a teenager. She later enrolled in East Carolina University in North Carolina, where she studied acting. Shortly afterward she moved to New York to pursue a career on the stage. This led to acting in television programs and then feature films. She gave memorable performances in Demolition Man (1993) and Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993), but did not achieve the stardom that seemed inevitable for her until her work in the smash hit Speed (1994/I). She now ranks as one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood.
Her mother, opera singer Helga Bullock, died in Arlington, VA. [April 4, 2000]
On People (USA) magazine's '50 Most Beautiful' list. 
Ranked #58 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world 
While working on Two If by Sea (1996), discovered she is allergic to horses.
She replaced Demi Moore in While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Wrote and performed her own song "Heaven Knocking On My Door" in The Thing Called Love (1993).
Replaced Lori Petty in Demolition Man (1993).
Daughter of a German opera singer and voice teacher, Helga Bullock (1942-2000) and an American voice coach, John W. Bullock (born 1925).
Attended East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.
Graduated from Washington-Lee H.S. in Arlington, Virginia in 1982. She was a cheerleader. (Shirley MacLaine (who was also a cheerleader) and Warren Beatty also attended this high school).
Voted best actress by the readers of the "US Magazine" in 1995.
Voted "Best Actress" by viewers of MTV's "The Big Picture" in 1994 and 1995.
Friends with Samantha Mathis.
Voted "Most Likely To Brighten Up Your Day" by her high school class.
Received the scar on her head when she fell into a lake and cut her head on a rock.
Her younger sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, broke Sandy's nose with her elbow while opening a garage door when they were kids.
Spent time at a Rehabilitation Clinic to research her role in 28 Days (2000).
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#27). 
Was considered for the lead in Runaway Bride (1999).
Is fluent in German.
Was engaged to Tate Donovan.
Owns a home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Born at 3:15 AM.
Appeared in Bob Schneider's video 'Round and Round' (2000).
While filming 28 Days (2000), in New York, she stayed in former co-star Dennis Hopper's apartment.
Her favorite perfume is Dune, by Christian Dior.
Replaced Nancy McKeon in the sitcom "Working Girl" (1990).
Her younger sister is Gesine Bullock-Prado, a lawyer and Vice-President of Fortis Films, aged 33 (2001).
Studied ballet when she was a child.
Her favorite time of the day is dusk.
Loves horses but is extremely allergic to them.
1998: Golden Globes Awards Presenter: "Best Movie Comedy/Musical"
Her favorite drinks are beer (Heineken and Rolling Rock) and tequila.
Owns a house in Austin, Texas where she filmed some scenes in Miss Congeniality (2000).
Measurements: 33B-24-34 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Uses the ancient Chinese technique of accupuncture as a form of weight loss.
Is from the same Metro Area as Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, Mya, Regina Hall, Alan Heitz and Dwayne Winstead.
Began a relationship with "Monster Garage" (2002) actor Jesse James (December 2003).
Was considered for the role of Lois Lane in a proposed relaunch of the Superman franchise by Warner Brothers and was also considered for the role of Wonder Woman in a film adaptation that was never made.
Has a house on Tybee Island, Georgia.
Sister-in-law of Raymond Prado.
She was originally cast as Rafi in Prime (2005) but two weeks before principal photography, was dropped due to script differences between her and writer/director Ben Younger. Uma Thurman stepped in quickly to replace her.
Shares a birthday with Kevin Spacey, Kate Beckinsale and Jeremy Piven.
Known for her generous donations, she donated $1 million to the American Red Cross after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Did the same, again donating $1 million to the Red Cross, after the tsunami- disaster in Asia in 2004. She again donated $1 million, this time to Doctors Without Borders, after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
At 40, she was voted sexiest female celebrity in a 'Naughty Forties' poll conducted for UK television station FX.
After college, she moved to New York to waitress.
Ranked #18 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People [Issue #100]
Stepmother of Jesse James' children Chandler, Jesse Jr. and Sunny.
Married actor Jesse James in a sunset ceremony on a ranch outside Santa Barbara, California. They celebrated with several hundred guests including Jamie Lee Curtis, Hugh Grant, Keanu Reeves, William Shatner, Regina King and some member of the Hell's Angels.. [16 July 2005]
Was considered for the role of "Harper Lee" in Capote (2005), and later got the role in Infamous (2006). Both films concern Truman Capote's researching and writing of In Cold Blood (1967).
Often said to be one of the last actors to have studied with the great teacher Sanford Meisner, who trained Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Joanne Woodward at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Sandra most likely did not work with the great man himself but with a number of actors who did: Ron Stetson, Richard Pinter and Dan Biehn, the latter taught her at East Carolina University.
Played the love interest of both stars of "Nip/Tuck" (2003). She played the girlfriend of Dylan Walsh's character in The Lake House (2006) and the wife of Julian McMahon's character in Premonition (2007/I).
Named Empire Magazines #66 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars (2007).
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $10 million.
Sandra and her husband, Jesse James, were unhurt after a head-on crash with a drunken driver in Massachusetts on April 18, 2008. Both vehicles were totaled but no one was hurt.
Has designed special seat-belts so her pet dogs, Ruby and Poppy, can ride safely in her car [April 8, 2009].
Hates musicals and vows to never participate in one.
Was considered for the role of Helen Lyle in Candyman (1992).
Was bullied in school, as a kid, for wearing frumpy clothes bought in Germany.
By starring in The Blind Side (2009) she became the only actress to date to have a film marketed with her name solely above the title (i.e. based on her star power alone, and not a franchise or tentpoll picture) pass the $200 million mark in domestic gross.
Is one of four actresses to win both, the Oscar for Best Actress and the Razzie for Worst Actress, along with Halle Berry, Faye Dunaway and Liza Minnelli. Bullock is the only one to be nominated for and win both awards in the same year (for The Blind Side (2009) and All About Steve (2009)). She was presented with the awards within two days in 2010.
Introduced to salsa by Robert Duvall.
Was jokingly thrown in a pool by George Clooney and Tom Cruise at Joel Schumacher's birthday party in 2000. She talked to InStyle magazine about this story in 2005 and also mentioned it in her Oscar acceptance speech in 2010.
Co-owner, with Jesse James, of "Cisco Burgers" in Long Beach, California.
Was in a relationship with Ryan Gosling, who was more than 16 years her junior (May 2002-July 2003).
Separated from husband Jesse James following the revelation of his 11-month affair with tattoo model Michelle McGee (15 March 2010).
She is one of 14 actors to win the Academy Award for playing a real-life person who was still alive on the evening of the award ceremony for playing Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side (2009).
Has directed only one film, the 1998 movie Making Sandwiches (1998) (she also wrote it). Bullock said in a Reader's Digest interview that she directed the film to "educate herself" about directing and came away concluding that while she enjoys producing and acting, she does not have the talent to "lead" a film by being a director.
Canceled her appearances at the British and German movie premiere of The Blind Side (2009) in the wake of model Michelle McGee's claims that she had an affair with Bullock's husband Jesse James while she was working on the set of The Blind Side (2009). After she backed out of the premieres, both events were canceled as a red carpet event. [March 2010]
Revealed in People magazine in April 2010 that she started to adopt a one-week-old baby boy, named Louis Bardo Bullock, from New Orleans in January 2010. Initially began adoption proceedings with husband Jesse James before they split in April 2010 and going on to adopt Louis as a single parent after they divorced.
Merited a place in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Artists" category) - with an homage penned by Betty White. [May 10, 2010]
Was in a relationship with A Time to Kill (1996) co-star Matthew McConaughey.
Lived shortly in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria as a child.
Lived in Nuremberg, Germany until the age of 12, where her mother performed at the Staatstheater Nürnberg.
Was a cheerleader in high school.
Her maternal grandfather was a rocket scientist from Nuremberg, Germany.
Filed for divorce from Jesse James in April 2010.
Received the American Riviera Award at the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2010.
Named person of the year for 2010 by People Magazine.
Returned to work twelve months after adopting her son Louis in order to begin filming Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012).
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