Warren Beatty: Biography
Warren Beatty was born on March 30, 1937 at Richmond, VA. His career has run from actor to producer to director and writer. His favorite role now is father to his three children.
Warren Beatty grew up in Northern Virginia. He and his sister, Shirley MacLaine graduated from Washington Lee High School in Arlington, the same school that also graduated Sandra Bullock. Beatty was a drama student of Stella Adler at Northwestern University.
Beatty began his career in TV on "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis". He starred on Broadway in "A Loss of Roses" his only Broadway role. He then hit the silver screen in "Splendor in the Grass".
Warren Beatty: Career
Beatty made his film debut in Splendor in the Grass (1961). A broodingly handsome leading man, his enduring Casanova image has done a disservice to his many political interests and consistent efforts to expand the scope of his talents. At the same time as acting, he produced Bonnie and Clyde (1967), co-wrote Shampoo (1975), and co-directed Heaven Can Wait (1978). He was the producer, co-writer and star of Reds (1981), which won him an Oscar as Best Director. Later films include Dick Tracy (1990), Bugsy (1991), Love Affair (1994), Bulworth (1998), and Town and Country (2001). Television includes A Salute to Dustin Hoffman (1999). He received the Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award at the Academy Awards in 2000, and a BAFTA Fellowship for outstanding contributions to world cinema in 2002.
Warren Beatty: Films
Town and Country (2000), Bulworth (1998), Love Affair (1994), Bugsy (1991), Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991), Dick Tracy (1990), Ishtar (1987), Reds (1981), Heaven Can Walt (1978), The Fortune (1975), Shampoo (1975), The Parallax View (1974), Year of the Woman (1973), The Heist (1971), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), The Only Game in Town (1970), Bonnie & Clyde (1967), Kaleidoscope (1966), Promise Her Anything (1966), Mickey One (1965), Lilith (1964), All Fall Down (1962), The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961), Splendor in the Grass (1961)