Warren Beatty
Profile Photo

Warren Beatty

Democrat

American actor, producer, screenwriter and director

Los Angeles, California
Profile Photo

Warren Beatty

American actor, producer, screenwriter and director
Summary
Experience
84
Years of Age
CAResidence (state)

Henry Warren Beatty (born Beaty; born March 30, 1937) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter whose career spans over six decades. He has been nominated for 15 Academy Awards, including four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winning Best Director for Reds (1981). Beatty is the only person to have been nominated for acting in, directing, writing, and producing the same film, and he did so twice: first for Heaven Can Wait (with Buck Henry as co-director), and again with Reds.Eight of the films he has produced have earned 53 Academy nominations, and in 1999, he was awarded the Academy's highest honor, the Irving G. Thalberg Award. Beatty has been nominated for 18 Golden Globe Awards, winning six, including the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, which he was honored with in 2007. Among his Golden Globe–nominated films are Splendor in the Grass (1961), his screen debut, and Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Shampoo (1975), Heaven Can Wait (1978), Reds (1981), Dick Tracy (1990), Bugsy (1991), Bulworth (1998) and Rules Don't Apply (2016), all of which he also produced. Director and collaborator Arthur Penn described Beatty as "the perfect producer", adding, "He makes everyone demand the best of themselves. Warren stays with a picture through editing, mixing and scoring. He plain works harder than anyone else I have ever seen." Beatty's films often have a left-leaning political message. Praising Bulworth, Patricia J. Williams said: “[Beatty] knows power...

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Northwestern University
Northwestern University School of Communication
Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Washington-Lee High School

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 30)  
Primary candidate
US President
2000
Gary Hart Presidential Campaign
Campaign Staff
1984
Gary Hart Presidential Campaign
Campaign Staff
1988
George McGovern Presidential Campaign
Campaign Staff
1972
Robert Kennedy Presidential Campaign
Campaign Staff
1968
"Bulworth
"Bulworth," Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
1998
"Bugsy
"Bugsy," Actor, Producer
1991
"Truth or Dare
"Truth or Dare," Actor
1991
"Dick Tracy
"Dick Tracy," Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
1990
"Heaven Can Wait
"Heaven Can Wait," Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
1987
"Ishtar
"Ishtar," Actor, Producer
1987
"The Pick-Up Artist
"The Pick-Up Artist," Producer
1987
"George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
"George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey," Actor
1984
"Love Affair
"Love Affair," Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
1984
"Reds
"Reds," Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
1981
"Shampoo
"Shampoo," Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
1975
"The Fortune
"The Fortune," Actor
1975
"The Parallax View
"The Parallax View," Actor
1974
"Year of the Woman
"Year of the Woman," Actor
1973
"$ (Dollars)
"$ (Dollars)," Actor
1971
"McCabe and Mrs. Miller
" Actor
1971
"The Only Game in Town
"The Only Game in Town," Actor
1970
"Bonnie and Clyde
"Bonnie and Clyde," Actor, Producer
1967
"Kaleidoscope
"Kaleidoscope," Actor
1966
"Mickey One
"Mickey One," Actor
1965
"Lilith
"Lilith," Actor
1964
"Promise Her Anything
"Promise Her Anything," Actor
1964
"All Fall Down
"All Fall Down," Actor
1962
"Splendor in the Grass
"Splendor in the Grass," Actor
1961
"The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
"The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone," Actor
1961