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Annette Bening


Annette Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she grew up there. She graduated from San Francisco State University and began her acting career with the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, eventually moving to New York where she acted on ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Search
Helen
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Jean Harris
 2002-2003 Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (TV Series)
Abigail Adams
- Born Free and Equal (2003) ... Abigail Adams (voice)
- Bostonians (2002) ... Abigail Adams (voice)
- Sybil Ludington (2002) ... Abigail Adams (voice)
- An American in Paris (2002) ... Abigail Adams (voice)
- United We Stand (2002) ... Abigail Adams (voice)
 1989 Valmont
Merteuil
 1988 Hostage (TV Movie)
Jill
 1987 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Karen Leland / Maloy
- One on One (1987) ... Karen Leland / Maloy
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Vicky
- Red Tape (1987) ... Vicky
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Ann Tillman
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Other Works:

Off-Broadway production: "Spoils of War" as Penny at the Second Stage Theatre, NY. (64 public performances) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

A.B.

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I think where I've instinctively found myself is that I am somewhat guarded in my public life. Being interviewed or being photographed or just in public attention I have a certain reserve. But when I'm working I feel like I'm very open. At least I like to believe that I feel like nothing is held back when I'm in front of a camera. That's my job. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared on The Sopranos (1999) as herself and was married to actor John Heard in the episode. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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