Annette Bening - Details


Annette BeningChildren (with Beatty) Kathlyn (1992), Benejamin (1994), Isabel (1997), Ella Corinne (8 April 2000)

Publicly criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2000 bid for a seat in the Senate representing New York as the work of an opportunist.

Studied at San Diego Mesa College, and completed her drama degree at San Francisco State University. Studied at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, and joined its acting company.

Nominated for a Tony for "Coastal Disturbances" in 1987.

High School: Patrick Henry High, San Diego, CA. Parents Live in San Diego. Two brothers, Brad and Byron Bening, and one sister. She is the youngest.

Annette was a very shy girl when growing up, however she was very sincere and very friendly. Also very outgoing. She has been married once before. She struggled in Hollywood for about five years before finally getting a break. She was a drama student at Patrick Henry High School.

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42. 1990

Was the first choice to play the role of Carolyn Burnham in American Beauty (1999).

At the 1991 Academy Awards, host Billy Crystal introduced Bening by saying "She'll soon be appearing as none other than Catwoman in 'Batman II'", a part that the studio gave to Michelle Pfeiffer when Bening became pregnant.

Many movie buffs find that she has an uncanny resemblance to the lady with the torch on the Columbia Pictures logo, which is often joked about.

Sister-in-law of actress/producer/director/writer Shirley MacLaine.

Aunt of actress Sachi Parker.


  • 29th May 1958 - Birth