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Annette Bening


Annette Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She has German and English ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she grew up there. She graduated from San Francisco State University ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 48 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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

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

Alternate Names:

A.B.

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on working with Michel Hazanavicius in The Search (2014)] I knew The Artist (2011) of course, shot in L.A. It's a marvelous film. I was very impressed when I learned the director was preparing such a different film. It's very brave of Michel to have taken the time to throw himself into such a project. Michel is very direct, unpretentious. It's very easy to communicate with him, as it is with ... See more »

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

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