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  • From "Reds" to "Dick Tracy" to "Bugsy," Warren Beatty is an actor who immerses himself in his work. Not only is he a bonafide movie star, but he's also been known to assume the roles of writer, director, and producer. Celebrate the life of a hardworking Hollywood legend.</br></br>Actor, director, writer and producer Warren Beatty smiles during a portrait session in Los Angeles.
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  • Warren Beatty, nee Henry Warren Beaty, during his senior year portrait at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, 1955.
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  • Warren Beatty, circa 1959. </br></br>Born to educator parents, Beatty got introduced to acting at a young age by his sister, Shirley MacLaine, who would take him to theaters with her.
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  • Natalie Wood, left, as Wilma Dean Loomis, and Warren Beatty, as Bud Stamper, in a scene from "Splendor in the Grass."
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  • Actors and siblings Shirley MacLaine and Warren Beatty attend a movie premiere, April 18, 1966, in Los Angeles. </br></br>Despite extensive movie careers, the siblings have never worked together on a production.
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  • Warren Beatty poses in a promotional portrait for "Kaleidoscope," directed by Jack Smight, 1966.
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  • Warren Beatty, as Clyde Barrow, and Faye Dunaway, as Bonnie Parker, in a scene from "Bonnie and Clyde." </br></br>Not only did Beatty star as the historical gangster, but for the first time in his career he also played the role of producer for the film; finding the writing team and director as well as assembling the cast and overseeing the script.
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  • Warren Beatty, as George, rides a motorcycle in a scene from "Shampoo." </br></br>The satirical romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the 1968 presidential election was Beatty's first screenwriting credit.
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  • Julie Christie, left, as Betty Logan, and Warren Beatty, as Joe Pendleton, in a scene from "Heaven Can Wait." </br></br>Beatty won his first Golden Globe for acting for his role and became the first person to be nominated for a film in two separate categories.
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  • Warren Beatty, as John Reed, hugs actress Diane Keaton, as Louise Bryant, in a scene from the film "Reds." </br></br>The epic drama garnered Beatty with his first Academy Award and Golden Globe wins in directing.
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  • Singer Carly Simon, left, gestures, while actor Warren Beatty, right, looks around during funeral services for playwright Lillian Hellman at Abel Hill Cemetery in Chilmark, Massachusetts, July 3, 1984. </br></br>The two briefly dated in the early 70's. In a 2015 interview Simon confirmed that a verse in her song, "You're so Vain," was in fact about Beatty.
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  • Actor Warren Beatty, right, stands with Gary Hart at a reception honoring Senator George McGovern, May 31, 1984, in Los Angeles.
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  • Madonna, as Breathless Mahoney, with actor, director and producer Warren Beatty, as Dick Tracy, on the set of their movie "Dick Tracy." </br></br>Based off the 1950's comic strip, Beatty rejuvenated the character for the big screen receiving seven Academy Award nominations and winning three, including one for best song.
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  • Annette Bening, as Virginia Hill, and Warren Beatty, as Bugsy Siegel, in a scene from the movie "Bugsy." </br></br>Beatty first met Bening on the set of the film but it wasn't until after production that the pair started dating, and later married.
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  • Annette Bening, as Terry McKay, and Warren Beatty, as Mike Gambril, ride a boat in a scene from "Love Affair."
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  • Warren Beatty, as Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth, and Halle Berry, as Nina, in a scene from the film "Bulworth."
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  • Annette Bening and Warren Beatty attend the Human Rights Watch 25th anniversary dinner at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, Nov. 18, 2003.
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  • Warren Beatty with wife Annette Bening and children Isabel, left, Ella Corinne, Benjamin and Kathlyn in Washington, D.C. </br></br>Beatty's eldest child, Kathlyn now Stephen Ira, came out as transgender in 2006.
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  • Warren Beatty and wife Annette Bening attend the Kennedy Center honors in Washington D.C., Dec. 5, 2004. </br></br>Beatty received the honor for his lifelong commitment to the arts and received the honor alongside Elton John, Ruby Dee and composer John Williams.
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  • Warren Beatty speaks to the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy graduates during the commencement ceremony, May 21, 2005, at UC Berkeley in Berkeley, California.
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  • Warren Beatty and sister Shirley MacLaine laugh during the 36th AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Warren Beatty held at the Kodak Theatre, June 11, 2008, in Hollywood, California.
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  • Honoree Warren Beatty accepts the Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film onstage at BAFTA Los Angeles 2011 Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel, Nov. 30, 2011, in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • Alden Ehrenreich, left, as Frank Forbes, and Warren Beatty, as Howard Hughes, in a scene from "Rules Don't Apply." </br></br>The film marks Beatty's first directing role since directing "Bulworth."
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  • Annette Bening and Warren Beatty attend the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Jan. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • Actress Faye Dunaway and actor Warren Beatty announce the winner of the Best Movie category on stage at the 89th Academy Awards, Feb. 26, 2017, in Hollywood, California.</br></br>More recently, Beatty was in the press for being on stage during the best picture flub during the 2016 Oscars in which "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as winner instead of the actual winner, "Moonlight."
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