|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||29 May 1958||Topeka, Kansas, USA|
|Known As:||Carolyn Burnham||"American Beauty" (1999)|
|Trivia:||Is 5' 8½" tall.|
|She was a drama student at Patrick Henry High School,|
San Diego, CA.
|(1990) Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John|
Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42.
|(1991) Nominated for a Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar for:|
"The Grifters" (1990).
|At the The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991), host Billy Crystal introduced|
Bening by saying, "She'll soon be appearing as none other than Catwoman in
Batman Returns", a part that the studio gave to Michelle Pfeiffer
when Bening became pregnant.
|She said that her idols are Helen Mirren, Frances McDormand, Liv Ullmann,|
and Ingrid Bergman.
|(2000) Nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for:|
"American Beauty" (1999).
|She was originally slated to play Tess Coleman in Freaky Friday (2003). She|
backed out shortly before filming and was replaced by Jamie Lee Curtis.
|(2005) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance by an Actress in a|
Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for: "Being Julia" (2004).
|(10 November 2006) Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.|
|(2011) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance by an Actress in a|
Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for: "The Kids Are All Right" (2010).
|On TV:||TVGuide.com||Click here for TV listings.|
|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Annette Bening Filmography.|
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Carrie Fisher Christina Applegate Cloris Leachman
Dan Aykroyd Danny DeVito Debra Messing Gene Hackman
Gwyneth Paltrow Harrison Ford Jack Nicholson John Candy John Cusack
Julianne Moore Katharine Hepburn Kevin Costner Martin Sheen Meg Ryan Meryl Streep
Michael Douglas Natalie Portman Richard Dreyfuss Robert Duvall Roxann Dawson Viggo Mortensen