Warren Beatty

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Warren Beatty
Henry Warren Beaty
BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, U.S.
Actor, director, producer, screenwriter

Beatty, Warren

(Henry Warren Beatty) (bā`tē, bē`–), 1937–, motion picture actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, b. Richmond, Va. An eminently bankable star, the handsome, charismatic, yet oddly elusive leading man made his film debut in Splendor in the Grass (1961). His reputation as a Hollywood Don Juan often overshadowed his considerable talents, which were nonetheless apparent in his next smash hit, Bonnie and Clyde (1967), which he also produced. Among his more notable later movies are Robert AltmanAltman, Robert,
1925–2006, American film director, b. Kansas City, Mo. One of the most original talents in late-20th-century American filmmaking, he created complex, often loosely plotted movies marked by brilliant and often huge ensemble casting, sharply delineated
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's McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971); The Parallax View (1974); the very popular Beatty-produced Shampoo (1975); Heaven Can Wait (1978); the ambitious and romantic saga of the Russian Revolution Reds (1981), for which he won the best-director Oscar; the colossal comedic flop Ishtar (1987); the comic book–like Dick Tracy (1991), costarring MadonnaMadonna
(Madonna Louise Ciccone) , 1958–, American pop singer and actress, b. Bay City, Mich. She trained as a dancer at the Univ. of Michigan before moving to New York City to begin her music and dance career.
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; Bugsy (1991), in which his complex and forceful gangster portrait is perhaps his most effective performance; and another directorial effort, Love Affair (1994), costarring his wife, Annette Bening. Long active in liberal politics, he briefly received media attention in 1999 as a potential presidential hopeful. The actress Shirley MacLaine is his sister.
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Faye Dunaway, left, and Warren Beatty present the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
03 ( ANI ): The pair of Hollywood veterans, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, will once again be back on stage to present the Best Picture award at the 2018 Oscars
Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty onstage at this year's Oscars ceremony
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FILM star Warren Beatty launched a blistering political attack on Arnold Schwarzenegger, accusing him of governing "by show, spin, cosmetics and photo ops" while imposing Bush policies on California.
POP legend Sir Elton John, opera diva Dame Joan Sutherland and conductor John Williams - along with actors Warren Beatty, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee - were honoured with a star-studded tribute in Washington.
But more often, we are offered Warren Beatty and Barbra Streisand overreacting, Bill Clinton and George Bush gushing, or Marty Allen frugging with Betty Ford, under the eyes of Bob Hope and Tony Orlando.
The Hollywood actress made her planned address at the gala, although she missed a dinner preceding it - disappointing some 70 partygoers who'd paid pounds 1,300 each to dine with her and other celebrities including Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Carrie Fisher and Tom Petty.