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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On Sunday, January 20th, AMC salutes the 59th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards ceremony with "Around the Globes with AMC," featuring four Golden Globe-winning films, including GANDHI, starring Ben Kingsley, and HEAVEN CAN WAIT, starring Warren Beatty, Dyan Cannon and James Mason.
The 72-year-old star has taken legal action against Peter Biskind, author of 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America', for saying that the actor devoted most of his life, away from the screen, to casual sex.
In the book, titled 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America', author Peter Biskind has claimed that Beatty is still reluctant to kiss-and-tell about his sexual escapades.
Recalling her past, she said: "While I was making Casino Royale with my friend Nicole Shelby, Warren Beatty came on the set to meet the girls.
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): American actor Warren Beatty was once so furious at a steamy scene between his then-girlfriend Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland that he actually flew down to Britain to get it deleted.
WARREN Beatty has filed a $30million lawsuit against a Chicago-based media company over rights to a cartoon version of Dick Tracy.
l ANNETTE Bening, actress wife of Warren Beatty, has given birth to the couple's fourth child, a girl.
His "clients" include actress Rene Russo, Sly Stallone, Warren Beatty, Lisa Kudrow - and even President Bush.
The word went round that Warren Beatty was the best sex in Hollywood - and starlets lined up to find out for themselves.
The real hypocrite of the night was surely Warren Beatty (pictured) once the Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins of 70s Hollywood.
When he tries to bust some Warren Beatty ``Bulworth'' moves, it becomes evident how badly ``Bringing Down the House'' could have come crashing down at any number of earlier junctures.
Produced, directed and starring Warren Beatty in the title role, Bulworth is an intelligent glimpse at American politics.