Sandra Bullock is one of Hollywood's leading ladies, having starred in more than 50 films, and produced several, as well. Once best known for the 1990s films, "Speed" and "The Net," Bullock saw a second wind in her career in the 2000s with the comedy "Miss Congeniality" and critically-acclaimed films including "Crash," "The Blind Side" and "Gravity." In 2010, her versatility and range earned her an Oscar for playing a dedicated mother in "The Blind Side." <br><br>Here, Bullock arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Feb. 26, 2012, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Sandra Bullock in her freshman yearbook photo at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virgina, in 1979.
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Sandra Bullock, as Lenina Huxley, in a scene from "Demolition Man." <br><br>Bullock's character is a futuristic cop who alongside her partner (Sylvester Stallone) brings a hardened criminal to justice.
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Keanu Reeves, as Jack Traven, and Sandra Bullock, as Annie, in a scene from "Speed." </br></br>Bullock plays a bus passenger who helps bring everyone to safety after it's revealed there is a bomb on the bus.
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Sandra Bullock, left, as Lucy, and Bill Pullman, as Jack, in a scene from "While You Were Sleeping." <br><br>Bullock plays a lonely subway token collector who fantasizes about a commuter she sees daily until a chance mugging puts him in a coma and forces her to save him from an oncoming train.
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Matthew McConaughey, as Jake Brigance, and Sandra Bullock, as Ellen Roark, in a scene from the 1996 film, "A Time to Kill." <br><br> Based on the John Grisham novel of the same name, Bullock plays a law student brought in to help defend a man for a revenge killing, after his little girl was abducted, raped and beaten to near death.
Sandra Bullock, as Agnes von Kurowsky, in a scene from "In Love and War." <br><br>Based on the Henry S. Villard book of the same name, the romantica drama is set during the first World War and follows the love story between a nurse, played by Bullock and Ernest Hemingway, played by Chris O'Donnell.
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Sandra Bullock plays, Gwen Cummings, a journalist who is forced to enter a rehab program after getting severely intoxicated at a wedding and crashing a stolen limousine, right, in a scene with Margo Martindale, as Betty, in "28 Days."
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William Shatner, as Stan Fields, speaks into a microphone next to Sandra Bullock, as Gracie Hart, in a scene from the film "Miss Congeniality." <br><br>Bullock, who also produced the movie and its sequel, plays an FBI agent who is sent undercover to the Miss United States pageant to prevent a terrorist attack.
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Sandra Bullock served as executive producer, alongside George Lopez, for all six seasons of "George Lopez," and starred in three episodes as well. <br><br>Sandra Bullock and comedian George Lopez pose with Bullock's award in the press room during the People's Choice Awards 2010 held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Jan. 6, 2010, in Los Angeles.
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Sandra Bullock, as Jean, in a scene from "Crash." <br><br>"Crash" is a movie that looks at race relations in Los Angeles and follows the lives of several citizens as their stories are told and interwoven with each other.
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Sandra Bullock touches her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after a dedication ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard, March 24, 2005, in Los Angeles.
Sandra Bullock and former husband Jesse James attend the 2006 Vanity Fair Oscar party in Los Angeles, March 5, 2006. </br></br>Bullock married James in July of 2005. The two separated in 2010 following reports of infidelity on his part. He later claimed that many allegations were untrue, but apologized for using "poor judgment." Though the two had begun the adoption process years before, she went on to adopt her son, Louis, as a single parent.
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Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds film a scene on location for "The Proposal" in lower Manhattan, June 6, 2008. <br><br>Bullock, who also executive produced the film, plays a hard-as-nails boss who forces her assistant into marriage to keep her citizenship or face being deported back to Canada.
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Quinton Aaron, left, as Michael Oher, and Sandra Bullock, as Leigh Anne Tuohy, in a scene from the movie, "The Blind Side." </br></br>Based on a true story, Bullock plays the caring, nurturing mother who helps a disadvantaged youth become an All-American football player.
Winner for Best Actress in a Leading Role Sandra Bullock gives her acceptance speech at the 82nd Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, March 7, 2010.
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Scarlett Johansson, left, and Sandra Bullock kiss onstage at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, June 6, 2010, in Universal City, California. </br></br>During the telecast Bullock won the MTV Generation Award.
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Sandra Bullock and son Louis Bullock on the streets of Manhattan, March 20, 2011, in New York City. </br></br>Bullock adopted Louis from New Orleans in 2010, keeping all details private. In 2015, she announced the adoption of a second child, a three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, with whom she appeared on the cover of 'People' with.
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Sandra Bullock, as Linda Schell, and Thomas Horn, as Oskar Schell, in "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." </br></br>Based off a Jonathan Safran Foer novel, Bullock plays the mother of a young boy whose father is lost on September 11th.
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Sandra Bullock, as Dr. Ryan Stone, stars in the film "Gravity." </br></br>Bullock plays an astronaut desperate to get back to earth after space debris strikes the space station she is working on. Bullock earned her second Academy Award nomination for the role.
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Sandra Bullock poses at her Hand and Footprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre, Sept. 25, 2013, in Hollywood, California.
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Sandra Bullock speaks onstage during Spike TV's "Guys Choice" Awards held at Sony Studios, June 7, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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People magazine has named Sandra Bullock the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2015.
Sandra Bullock has also lent her voice for animated films like 2015's "Minions" movie where she voiced Scarlet Overkill, the first female supervillain. </br></br>From left, Stuart, Bob, Kevin and Scarlet Overkill appear in a scene from the animated feature, "Minions."
Sandra Bullock, as Jane, and Zoe Kazan, as LeBlanc, in a scene from "Our Brand is Crisis." </br></br>Bullock plays a political consultant sent to help re-elect a controversial foreign leader.
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Executive Producer/Actress Sandra Bullock and Producer George Clooney attend the "Our Brand is Crisis" premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre, Sept. 11, 2015, in Toronto, Canada.
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Cate Blanchett, as Lou, and Sandra Bullock, as Debbie Ocean, film "Ocean's 8" in New York, Oct. 24, 2016. </br></br>The film, still in post-production and slated for a 2018 release, serves as a sequel and all female spin-off to the Ocean's trilogy.
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