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"You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play."
— Warren Beatty

"I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody
can serve in public office without being an actor'." — Warren Beatty

"Warren Beatty has always acted like a Movie Star even when no one knew who he was."
— Dwayne Hickman

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Warren Beatty entry at Wikipedia
Warren Beatty's credits [since 1957] at Internet Movie Database
browse Warren Beatty {as actor} on DVD at Amazon
browse Warren Beatty {as director}on DVD at Amazon

won Oscar for Best Director for "Reds" [1981]  won Irving G. Thalberg Award in 2000     Warren Beatty won the Oscar for Best Director for "Reds" [1981]
and the Irving G. Thalberg Award in 2000
– out of 14 nominations, 1968-1999

He has also received
two David di Donatello Awards, 1968 & 1982
Man of The Year Award at Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals in 1975
three Writers Guild of America Best Script Awards, 1979-99
three awards from the National Board of Review, 1981-98
D.G.A. Award for Best Director in 1982
Career Golden Lion Award at Venice Film Festival in 1998
footprints in the forecourt at Grauman's Chinese Theatre {21 May 1998}
American Society of Cinematographers Board of Governors Award in 2000
Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at San Sebastián International Film Festival in 2001
B.A.F.T.A. Academy Fellowship in 2002
Akira Kurosawa Award at San Francisco International Film Festival in 2002
Kennedy Center Honors in 2004
Producers Guild of America Milestone Award in 2004
American Film Institute Life Achievement Award in 2008
Art Directors Guild Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award in 2010

Movies & TV of Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty's credits [since 1957] at Internet Movie Database
browse Warren Beatty {as actor} on DVD at Amazon
browse Warren Beatty {as director}on DVD at Amazon

Films of Warren Beatty book by Lawrence J. Quirk  
"The Films of Warren Beatty" [1981 & 1991]
by Lawrence J. Quirk

Citadel Press 11x8½ pb [1/1991] out of print/used
Citadel Press 11x8¼ pb [5/81] out of print/used

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"Studio One: The Night America Trembled" live broadcast [CBS-TV 1957] /tt0712523/
A version of what happened on the night that Orson Welles broadcast his "War of The Worlds" radio program
starring Edward R. Murrow, Ed Asner, Warren Beatty, Alexander Scourby, James Coburn, Warren Oates

"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" TV series [1959-63]
Warren Beatty portrayed Milton Armitage in at least six episodes, 1959-60

"Splendor In The Grass" [Oct 1961] /tt0055471/
Directed by Elia Kazan, starring Warren Beatty & Natalie Wood

"The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone" [Dec 1961]
novel by Tennessee Williams, starring Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Lotte Lenya, Coral Browne

"All Fall Down" [April 1962]
starring Angela Lansbury, Eva Marie Saint, Karl Malden

"Lilith" [1964]

"Mickey One" [Sept 1965]
starring Hurd Hatfield, Warren Beatty, Franchot Tone

"Promise Her Anything"
[Paramount U.K. Nov 1965, USA Feb 1966]
starring Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings

"Kaleidoscope" [1966]
starring Clive Revill, Eric Porter, Susannah York, Warren Beatty

"Bonnie & Clyde" [1967]

"The Only Game in Town" [1970]
Directed by George Stevens; starring Warren Beatty & Elizabeth Taylor

"McCabe & Mrs. Miller" [Warner Bros. 1971]
McCabe & Mrs. Miller movie directed by Robert Altman, starring Warren Beatty & Julie Christie  Co-written & directed by Robert Altman [1925-2006]; based on the Edmund Naughton novel; starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane, John Schuck, Bert Remsen & Shelley Duvall; nominated for Best Actress Oscar (JC); added to National Film Registry (2010)
Warner widescreen color DVD [6/2002] for $4.99
Warner color VHS [5/99] for $3.50
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
based on the 1964 novel by Edmund Naughton
Leisure Books pb [2/91] out of print/used
Berkeley Medallion mass movie tie-in pb [1971] out of print/used

"$ (Dollars)" [1971] bank heist movie /tt0068152/

"The Parallax View" [1974] /tt0071970/
directed by Alan J. Pakula; based on the 1970 novel by Loren Singer

"Shampoo" [1975] directed by Hal Ashby

"The Fortune" [May 1975]
Directed by Mike Nichols; starring Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty

"Heaven Can Wait" [1978] /tt0077663/

"Reds" [Paramount Dec 1981]
A radical combination of historical drama and actual history. The interspersed interviews with then-still-living witnesses to the story of American journalist and Bolshevik activist John Reed [1887-1920] give a resonance beyond any previous film about the Russian revolutionary era. Truly an epic film. Produced & co-written & directed by Warren Beatty; based on the Reed biography by Robert A. Rosenstone; starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson & Maureen Stapleton; witnesses include Henry Miller & Will Durant; won Oscars for Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Supporting Actress; nominated for 9 more; won DGA, WGA, two BAFTA Awards
Paramount color DVD [10/2006] for $14.99
Paramount color VHS [1/2002] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
BMG soundtrack CD [4/99] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Romantic Revolutionary biography of John Reed by Robert A. Rosenstone  
"Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed" [1975]
by Robert A. Rosenstone

Replica Books 9x6 hardcover [5/2001] out of print/used
Random House hardcover [6/75] out of print/many used

"Ishtar" [1987]

"The Pick-Up Artist" [Sept 1987] /tt0093737/
Produced by WBeatty, written & directed by James Toback, starring Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr.

"Dick Tracy" feature film [Touchstone June 1990]
Dick Tracy profile 1990 movie poster  

Dick Tracy standing 1990 movie poster  

Beatty designed the film to look like the primary-color graphics of the comic strip, with the yellow fedora & coat, etc.; the story is the basic Thirties-era origin tale: Tess wants to settle down with her detective boyfriend, who is caught up in his work fighting criminals. Co-produced & directed by and starring Warren Beatty; also starring Glenne Headly, Charles Durning, Charlie Korsmo, Allen Garfield, John Schuck, Madonna, Breathless Mahoney, Mandy Patinkin, Paul Sorvino, Al Pacino, R.G. Armstrong, Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Dick Van Dyke, Seymour Cassel, Henry Silva, James Caan, Michael J. Pollard, Estelle Parsons, Mike Mazurki & Walker Edmiston; nominated for 7 Oscars, won 3
Disney widescreen color DVD [4/2002] for $9.99
Disney color VHS [4/2002] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" 'profile' poster from Amazon for $9.99
11"x17" 'standing' poster from Amazon for $9.99
novelization for kids by A.L. Singer
Golden Press pb [7/90] out of print/used
"Dick Tracy: The Making of The Movie" [1990] by Mike Bonifer
Bantam M.T.I. pb [5/90] out of print/many used

"Bugsy" [Baltimore/TriStar Dec 1991]
Bugsy video  Directed by Barry Levinson; starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna & Richard C. Sarafian; nominated for 10 Oscars including Best Picture, won for Best Art Direction, Best Costumes
Columbia/TriStar color VHS [2/97] for $9.95
Col/TriStar widescreen color DVD [5/2001] for $13.46
full credits from IMDb

"Love Affair" [Oct 1994]
Starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Katharine Hepburn

"Bulworth" [1998] /tt0118798/

"Town and Country" [April 2001 bomb]
starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Nastassja Kinski, Charlton Heston

untitled Warren Beatty project [Paramount]  
Announced 6/2011: Warren Beatty will produce and star as the elderly billionaire Howard Hughes in a fictional tale of a mid-life relationship (circa 1958)
with a much younger woman; actors being considered include Andrew Garfield, Alec Baldwin, Annette Bening (Mrs. Beatty), Shia LaBeouf, Jack Nicholson,
Evan Rachel Wood & Rooney Mara; ADDED 6/2014: Filming is completed; Beatty of course portrayed Howard; release is scheduled for 2016.
latest info at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

Works About Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty: His Life, His Loves, His Work (Oct 1983) by Suzanne Munshower

Warren Beatty [MacMillan April 1985) ] by Alan Cartnal

Warren Beatty: The Last Great Lover of Hollywood (Apr 1994) by John Parker

The Sexiest Man Alive : A Biography of Warren Beatty (Jul 1, 2002)by Ellis Amburn

Warren Beatty: A Private Man [2006] by Suzanne Finstad

A.F.I. Lifetime Achievement Awards June 2008: Warren Beatty
honoree credits from IMDb; video not available; href="" target="_blank">show credits from IMDb

Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America [2010] by Peter Biskind

Hollywood Hellraisers: The Wild Lives and Fast Times of Marlon Brando, Dennis Hopper, Warren Beatty, and Jack Nicholson [7/2010] by Robert Sellers

Friends & Family

brother of actress Shirley MacLaine of Santa Fe, New Mexico (since 1990)
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famously dated Leslie Caron, Julie Christie (1967-74), Joan Collins, Cher,
Diane Keaton, Madonna, Lana Wood, Natalie Wood

wife Annette Bening, married March 1992
daughter Kathlyn (born 1992)
son Benjamin (born 1994)
daughter Isabel (born 1997)
daughter Ella (born 2000)

L i n k s
Warren Beatty's credits [since 1957] at Internet Movie Database
browse Warren Beatty {as actor} on DVD at Amazon
browse Warren Beatty {as director}on DVD at Amazon
Warren Beatty's Broadway credits [1959]

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