featured Bullock as a tough-as-nails boss who must marry her assistant, played by Ryan Reynolds, to avoid being deported; the movie became a huge box-office smash that netted more than 0 million worldwide.(2009), however, proved to be a critical and commercial dud.Though it cost million to create, the film raked in more than 0 million at the worldwide box office and generated a second Academy Award nomination for Bullock, with Cuarón winning two Oscars for his visionary direction and film editing. However, this wasn't the first time that the versatile actress found herself in the coveted position.In 2009, she was also named Entertainer of the Year for her roles in , on July 16, 2005.Actress Sandra Annette Bullock was born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington, Virginia, to a German opera singer and a voice teacher. She studied music and dance while she traveled throughout Europe, and made her first stage appearance at the age of 5 in a small role for an opera in Nuremburg, Germany.The performance helped her to develop a love of the stage, and she began appearing regularly in the Nuremburg children's choir.
(2009), based on the true-life story of African-American professional football player Michael Oher.Christopher Plummer is achingly brilliant as Alex' demanding genius architect father, and Dutch actress Willeke van Ammelrooy positively oozes wit and warmth as Kate's mother. )Altogether, "The Lake House" is one of most rewarding films of any type I have seen in many years. leading man Keanu Reeves who brought Bullock to tears.She starred as Leah Anne Touhy, a suburban wife and mother who brings Oher (played by Quinton Aaron), a homeless teenager, into her family and helps him overcome his personal challenges.The touching drama earned Bullock an Academy Award for best actress, and she also won a Golden Globe for her work. The duo played a pair of mismatched law enforcement agents out to take down a drug lord in this buddy comedy."Sandra, your heart, your soul, your light, your talent that you share with all of us is amazing and wonderful and extraordinary," the 49-year-old actor gushed.