Name: Sandra Annette Bullock
Birthdate: July 26, 1964
Hometown: Arlington, Virginia
Before They Were Stars: Born to vocal coach John Bullock and opera singer Helga Meyer, Sandra Bullock spent much of her childhood accompanying her mother on European tours. She became active in her high schoolâ€™s theater department, eventually moving to New York to pursue acting after graduating from college. In 1990, Bullock was offered her first major role as Tess McGill in the sitcom Working Girl.
Where Are They Now: From a thrilling bus ride to beauty pageant infiltration, Sandra Bullock honed her versatility in films like Speed, Hope Floats, The Net, 28 Days, and Crash. In 2010, Bullock won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side. The same year, Bullock divorced from her husband, Jesse James, relocated to New Orleans, and adopted a baby boy.
Snakkle Snippet: It’s no wonder she pulls off lederhosen so well in Miss Congeniality; Sandra Bullock is fluent in German.
Snakkle Buy: Buy Sandra Bullock’s Oscar-winning performance in The Blind Side on DVD.