Warren Beatty

Henry Warren Beatty, born as Henry Warren Beaty (with one „t “) (* 30. March 1937 in smelling moon, Virginia) is an US-American actor, director, a film script author, a producer and a political activist of the democratic party.


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3,3 as a producer 3,4 as a film script author it and its older sister Shirley MacLainein recent years frequently on the stage. After the High School and a study to the Northwestern University Beatty participated in numerous theatre productions. End of the 1950er he was discovered by the director and producer Joshua Logan, him commitmentsto New Yorker Broadway provided.

1959 were to be seen to Beatty for one year in the popular TV-series The Many Loves OF Dobie Gillis, before it two years later with its canvas debut in Elia Kazans classical author fever in the blood the break-throughsucceeded. With the turning work it learned Natalie Wood (at that time still married with Robert Wagner ), with which it was for the next eight years together to know.

After further film appearances and one golden Globe than best newcomer produced Beatty 1968 the gangster drama Bonnie and Clyde, in which he transferred also a title part. With a budget of only 2.5 million dollar the film played world-wide approx. 70 million dollar and for ten Oscars one nominated, from which it won two.

Despitethis gigantic success withdrew itself Beatty in the subsequent years as an actor to a large extent. Into the 1970ern he was to be seen in only seven films, among them the cash hits shampoo and his direction debut of the skies was to wait. Both films became ofBeatty written and produces.1971 it played rogue Gert Fröbe in the film the million-robbery together with the first German James bond -.

he became acquainted with 1975 at the set of The Fortune Jack Nicholson , with which he in the 1970er and 1980erYears regularly wild parties celebrated and since then with it is closely friendly.

For the film Reds (film script, production, direction, main role) won Beatty 1982 after so far ten nominating in five different categories its first OSCAR as a best director.

After RedsBeatty turned only one film , Ishtar, which received however nearly continuous negative criticisms into the 1980er years only. Only it knew at the beginning of the 1990er with the Comic - adaptation thickly Tracy and the drama Bugsy its oldSuccesses tie.

1992 married the former woman hero and Womanizer its play colleague Annette Bening, with which he has today four children. In the years before was it and others with Natalie Wood, Julie Christie, DIANE Keaton, Joan Collins, Isabelle Adjani and Madonna (mostly former film partner inside) together been.

Beatty in the comedies Bulworth and Town & Country in the cinema was to be seen last. During the OSCAR award 2000 its langjärhiger friend Jack Nicholson presented the Irving G. to him. ThalbergMemorial Award for its life's work.

Although Warren Beatty turned only 23 films in approximately forty years, success and its unusual Allround talent remain being unequalled. The four films, which developed under its direction, received altogether 29 OSCAR nominating, seven Oscars and innumerableother prices. In addition 24 further nominating and six honors come for three films, which it produced or whose film script it wrote.

Warren Beatty is active member of the democratic party in California and admits for its left-progressive commitment. It has inEasily to stand as a candidate for the office of the US president Beatty confessed years 2000 already with the thought once. In the meantime it became more modest. Accelerated of the political career Warren Beatty does not exclude its actor colleague Arnold Schwarzenegger, with the next governor electionsto begin in California in November 2006 against the republican office holder governor Schwarzenegger.


  • 1967 OSCAR nominating as best leading actors in Bonnie and Clyde
  • 1967 OSCAR nominating as a producer (best film) for Bonnie and Clyde
  • 1975 OSCAR nominatingfor the best original film script for shampoo
  • 1978 OSCAR nominating as best leading actors in the skies is to wait
  • 1978 OSCAR nominating as a best director for the skies is to wait
  • 1978 OSCAR nominating as a producer (best film) for the skies is to wait
  • 1978 OSCAR nominating forthe best film script for the skies is to wait
  • 1981 OSCAR nominating as a producer (best film) for Reds
  • 1981 OSCAR nominating as best leading actors in Reds
  • 1981 OSCAR nominating for the best original film script for Reds
  • 1991 OSCAR nominating as best leading actors in Bugsy
  • 1991 OSCAR nominatingas a producer (best film) for Bugsy


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the skies can wait was 1979 for Oscars in nearly all important categories nominated: Best film, best direction, best film script, best camera, best leading actor, best Nebendarsteller, best Nebendarstellerin, best music and best equipment. It won the OSCAR for the best equipment.

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