Annette Bening was born on 29th May 1958 in Topeka, Kansa in the USA. She is an American actress and four-time Oscar nominee, best known for her roles in “American Beauty” and “Being Julia”.
Her career began in theatre in 1980, where she worked with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival company. She starred in productions of “Macbeth”, “Pygmalion” and “The Cherry Orchard” before making her Broadway debut in 1987 in “Coastal Disturbances”, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award.
Her first film appearance was in “The Great Outdoors” in 1988 and her breakthrough came in “The Grifters”, one of her Oscar nominations. The film “American Beauty” won five Oscars and Bening was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress.
In addition to her acting, she has hosted TV show “Saturday Night Live” where she interviewed Gwen Stefani and Akon in 2006.
Annette Bening Religion
Annette does not appear to identify with any particular religion, however, research suggests that she is an ordained minister by the Universal Life Church – meaning that she is able to perform weddings.
Annette Bening Political Views
Bening is a Democrat. She strongly opposes Trump and the direction in which he is taking the United States.
She was also very surprised regarding the UK’s decision to leave the EU and pays close attention to UK and European politics and notes similarities with Brexit and Trump’s rise to President.
Annette Bening Hobbies
Acting filters through all aspects of Annette’s life, recently she has taken to doing one-woman shows and monologues which has long been an interest and passion of hers.
Bening is sister-in-law of actress, producer and writer Shirley MacLaine and aunt of actress Sachi Parker.
She was once the subject of an urban legend which claimed that she was the model for the Columbia Pictures logo.
She received a star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
She once spent a year working as a cook on a charter boat.
Annette Bening Horoscope
Annette is a Gemini.
Who is Annette Bening dating?
In May of 1984, Bening married J. Steven White, a choreographer, but the couple divorced in 1991.
On 3rd March 1992 Annette Bening married Warren Beatty and the couple now have four children together, three girls and one boy. One of the girls, Kathlyn, identified as transgender at the age of 14 and changed her name to Stephen Ira.