Warren Beatty

  • Born: March 30, 1937 in Richmond, VA
  • Notable Works:
    • Bonnie & Clyde (1967)
    • Reds (1981)
    • Dick Tracy (1990)
  • Academy Awards Nominations:
    • 1968 Best Picture for Bonnie & Clyde
    • 1968 Best Actor for Bonnie & Clyde
    • 1976 Best Original Screenplay for Shampoo
    • 1979 Best Picture for Heaven Can Wait
    • 1979 Best Actor for Heaven Can Wait
    • 1979 Best Director for Heaven Can Wait
    • 1979 Best Adapted Screenplay for Heaven Can Wait
    • 1982 Best Picture for Reds
    • 1982 Best Actor for Reds
    • 1982 Best Director for Reds (won)
    • 1982 Best Original Screenplay for Reds
    • 1992 Best Picture for Bugsy
    • 1992 Best Actor for Bugsy
    • 1999 Best Original Screenplay for Bulworth
    • 2000 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (won)
  • Personal Favorite: Bonnie & Clyde (1967)

The body of work really speaks for itself. Beatty was one on the most important individuals of the American New Wave cinema. Bonnie & Clyde and The Graduate were the beginning of New Hollywood in 1967 and Beatty would end up cementing his name among the greats that created this age. In addition to directing, producing, writing and acting in his own films, he also worked with some of the best from the 1960s all the way through the 1980s. He worked with directors like Elia Kazan, George Stevens, Robert Altman, Mike Nichols and Hal Ashby. Beatty has been married to actress Annette Bening since 1992 and has a relation to another famous actress, his sister, Shirley MacLaine.

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