Academy Award-Winning Actress
Sandra Bullock is one of Hollywood’s most sought after leading ladies and has received universal acclaim for her work. Over the course of her career Bullock’s films have grossed over $5.3 billion worldwide and over $2.6 billion domestically
Sandra Bullock is one of Hollywood’s most sought after leading ladies and has received universal acclaim for her work. Over the course of her career Bullock’s films have grossed over $5.3 billion worldwide and over $2.6 billion domestically. In December 2018, she starred in Netflix’s post-apocalyptic thriller “Bird Box,” directed by Susanne Bier. The film instantly broke the record for the most-views for a film on Netflix to date with 45 million-plus streams in its first week. Earlier last year, she led an all-star cast of women including Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling and Awkwafina in the heist comedy “Ocean’s 8.” The film, which was produced by Steven Soderbergh had the best opening weekend in franchise history.
In 2014, she received her second Academy Award nomination, for Best Actress, for her performance as Dr. Ryan Stone in the critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller “Gravity,” directed by Alfonso Cuaron. Her portrayal also garnered her nominations for the Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, as well as her first BAFTA Award nomination. Earning $723 million worldwide, “Gravity” is Bullock’s highest-grossing film and her most critically acknowledged, winning seven Academy Awards. In 2010, Bullock won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in “The Blind Side,” in which she portrays Leigh Anne Tuohy, the matriarch of a conservative suburban household. Based on the true story of Michael Oher, “The Blind Side” was released in 2009 and earned $309 million at the global box office. Bullock also won a Critics’ Choice Award, a Golden Globe, and a SAG Award for her role. In the same year, Bullock starred in the enormously successful “The Proposal,” which earned over $317 million worldwide and brought her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy. In 2013, Bullock starred alongside Melissa McCarthy in the buddy cop comedy “The Heat,” which was the second-highest-grossing comedy of the year.
Following acclaimed roles in several motion pictures, Bullock’s breakthrough came in the 1994 runaway hit “Speed.” Her next two features, “While You Were Sleeping,” for which she earned her first Golden Globe nomination, and “The Net,” were both critical and popular successes. Her early credits also include starring roles in “The Vanishing,” “The Thing Called Love,” “Demolition Man,” “Wrestling Ernest Hemingway,” “Two If by Sea,” “A Time to Kill,” “In Love and War,” “Hope Floats,” “Practical Magic,” “Divine Secrets of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood,” and the psychological thriller “Murder by Numbers,” which she also executive produced. She also produced and starred in the hit comedy “Miss Congeniality,” as well as the sequel “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous.”
She went on to receive critical acclaim for her role as Harper Lee in “Infamous,” which chronicles Truman Capote’s life from 1959 through 1965. Her other films include the Oscar-winning Best Picture “Crash”; “The Lake House,” opposite Keanu Reeves; the psychological thriller “Premonition”; the drama “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”; and the political drama “Our Brand is Crisis.”
In addition to her Oscar, Golden Globe, and SAG Awards, Bullock has received numerous awards and nominations for her acting, including four MTV Movie Awards, nine Teen Choice Awards, ten People’s Choice Awards, and three Critics’ Choice Awards. Bullock is also the only person to be named “Entertainer of the Year” twice by Entertainment Weekly, having gained the honor in 2009 and 2013.
Bullock has donated millions of dollars to support the work of the American Red Cross, including donations in response to the 2018 California wildfires, Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamis in 2004. In addition to the Red Cross, she donated to the California Humane Society to help the animals that were affected by the California wildfires. Bullock has continuously lent her support to New Orleans’ Warren Easton Charter School, the oldest public high school in the state of Louisiana following the devastation and damaged caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In recognition of her on-going charitable efforts she was presented with the first ever People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian in 2013.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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