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WARREN BEATTY (Bulworth / Director, Producer, CoWriter)
has been nominated for 13 Academy Awards; six pictures he
has produced have won a total of 52 nominations. He received the
Best Director Oscar49 for his work on "Reds" and has
been nominated in four categories, as an actor, director, writer
and producer on both "Heaven Can Wait" and "Reds,"
an honor shared only by Orson Welles for "Citizen Kane.',
Beatty first drew attention as an actor for his Broadway debut
in the William Inge play, "A Loss of Roses." In 1961
he made his film debut in an acclaimed performance in Inge's "Splendor
in the Grass," directed by Elia Kazan. His subsequent films
include Tennessee Williams' "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone,"
William Inge's "All Fall Down," Robert Altman's "McCabe
and Mrs. Miller," Robert Rossen's "Lilith," Arthur
Penn's "Mickey One," George Stevens' "The Only
Game in Town," Alan Pakula's "The Parallax View"
and Mike Nichols' "The Fortune."
"Bonnie and Clyde," which Beatty produced and starred
in, received 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and
Best Actor; "Shampoo," which he produced, starred in
and cowrote, earned four Oscar nominations; "Heaven
Can Wait," which Beatty cowrote with Elaine May, received
nine nominations and marked Beatty's directorial debut (in collaboration
with Buck Henry); "Reds," which he wrote, produced,
directed and starred in, earned 12 Academy Award nominations and
Best Picture and Director honors from the New York Film Critics
Circle and the National Board of Review, giving Beatty an Oscar
as Best Director, as well as the Best Director award from the
Directors Guild of America. "Dick Tracy," which he produced,
directed and starred in, received seven Oscar nominations; and
"Buggy," which Beatty produced and starred in opposite
Annette Bening for the first time, received 10 Oscar nominations.
He again starred opposite Bening in 1994 in "Love Affair,"
which he also produced and cowrote.
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