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Annette Bening

 
Date Of Birth:
May 29, 1958 (64)
Birth Place:
Topeka, KS, USA
Bio:
Annette Bening is a Tony and Academy Award-nominated actress with a celebrated career across stage and screen. Theater credits include: King Lear for Public Theater's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park; Ruth Draper Monologues at Geffen Playhouse; The Cherry Orchard at Mark Taper Forum; Talking Heads at ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 29, 1958 (64)

Birth Place: Topeka, KS, USA

Bio:
Annette Bening is a Tony and Academy Award-nominated actress with a celebrated career across stage and screen. Theater credits include: King Lear for Public Theater's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park; Ruth Draper Monologues at Geffen Playhouse; The Cherry Orchard at Mark Taper Forum; Talking Heads at ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2019
Kate Keller
  [Off-Broadway]
Audible Off-Broadway Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2014
Goneril
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Penny
  [Broadway]
1987
Holly Dancer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Holly Dancer

Photos

Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening attending the After Party Photo

Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening attending the After Party at Bond 45 Restaurant for The Actors Fund One Night Only Benefit of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City..November 10, 2008.© Walter McBride /

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Date:
02/19/2020
John Slattery, Angela Lansbury, Brian Bedford, Annette Bening, Keri Russell, Joel Gre Photo

John Slattery, Angela Lansbury, Brian Bedford, Annette Bening, Keri Russell, Joel Grey & Zoe Caldwell during the Curtain Call for The Actors Fund One Night Only Benefit of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City..November 10, 2008.© Walter McBride /

From: 
Date:
02/19/2020
Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening & John S Photo

Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Keri Russell, Zoe Caldwell, Annette Bening & John Slattery attending the After Party at Bond 45 Restaurant for The Actors Fund One Night Only Benefit of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City..November 10, 2008.© Walter McBride /

From: 
Date:
02/19/2020
Zoe Caldwell & Annette Bening attending the After Party at Bond 45 Restaurant for The Photo

Zoe Caldwell & Annette Bening attending the After Party at Bond 45 Restaurant for The Actors Fund One Night Only Benefit of ALL ABOUT EVE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York City..November 10, 2008.© Walter McBride /

From: 
Date:
02/19/2020
Michael Hayden, Chinasa Ogbuagu, Hampton Fluker, Francesca Carpanini, Tracy Letts, An Photo

Michael Hayden, Chinasa Ogbuagu, Hampton Fluker, Francesca Carpanini, Tracy Letts, Annette Bening, Benjamin Walker, Jenni Barber, Monte Green, Alexander Bello and Nehal Joshi during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for "All My Sons" at The American Airlines Theatre on April 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Date:
12/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2019
Kate Keller

  [Off-Broadway]
Audible Off-Broadway Reading, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2014
Goneril

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Penny

  [Broadway]
1987
Holly Dancer

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Holly Dancer

Annette Bening Biography

Annette Bening is a Tony and Academy Award-nominated actress with a celebrated career across stage and screen. Theater credits include: King Lear for Public Theater's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park; Ruth Draper Monologues at Geffen Playhouse; The Cherry Orchard at Mark Taper Forum; Talking Heads at Tiffany Theater; Hedda Gabler at Geffen Playhouse; and Medea at UCLA. Her work as Holly Dancer in Costal Disturbances earned her the 1987 Clarence Derwent Tony Award for Outstanding Debut Performance of the Season.

Annette Bening Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Annette Bening, All My Sons
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Annette Bening, All My Sons
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Annette Bening, Coastal Disturbances

Annette Bening News

Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp & Adam Rothenberg to Lead 2:22 ‚Ä" A GHOST STO Photo Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp & Adam Rothenberg to Lead 2:22 ‚Ä" A GHOST STORY U.S. Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Casting has been set for the U.S. premiere of¬†‚Äú2:22 ‚Äď A Ghost Story‚Ä̬†playing at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre this fall. The cast will feature Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp, and Adam Rothenberg.

COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night Photo COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Come From Away's Astrid Van Wieren, James Seol, Petrina Bromley, Sharon Wheatley, and creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will join Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley for a Stars in the House Game Night, October 3, at 8pm ET/5pm PT. 

Meet the Cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Topdog/Underdog officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 27. The production opens at the John Golden Theatre on October 20. Meet the cast bringing the story to life!

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE to Launch $22 Rush Policy in Partnership with TodayTix Photo THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE to Launch $22 Rush Policy in Partnership with TodayTix
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Beginning tomorrow, September 10, 2022, the Off-Broadway transfer of This Beautiful Future will launch a $22 Rush access program exclusively with TodayTix.

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Runs At Cherry Lane Theatre, September 10 - October 30 Photo THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Runs At Cherry Lane Theatre, September 10 - October 30
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

Tony and Olivier-winning OHenry Productions, in association with Seaview Productions, Eric Kuhn, and Jonathan Demar, has announced the Off-Broadway transfer of the sold-out, New York Times critic's pick production of This Beautiful Future.

Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatr Photo Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced additional live events from Audible Theater at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible’s creative home for live performances in New York. For three nights only, from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, join Jason Gotay as he brings his breathtaking vocals and gift of storytelling to the Minetta Lane Theatre.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Will Return to Broadway This Fall with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Core Photo TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Will Return to Broadway This Fall with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Corey Hawkins
by Team BWW - Jun 14, 2022

SUZAN-LORI PARKS’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner KENNY LEON. Learn all about the new production!

HIDING ANNE FRANK - The Story Of Miep Gies Comes to Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Photo HIDING ANNE FRANK - The Story Of Miep Gies Comes to Edinburgh Fringe 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Miep Gies was a 32-year-old secretary in Otto Frank's office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. She immediately said yes.

Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba & More Join CLYBOURNE PARK Film Adaption Photo Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba & More Join CLYBOURNE PARK Film Adaption
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Martin Freeman, Nick Robinson, and Hillary Baack will star in a new film adaption of Bruce Norris' Claybourne Park. Tony-nominee Pam MacKinnon is also set to direct the new film. The play premiered on Broadway in 2012, winning the Tony Award for Best Play.

Audible Theater Announces World Premiere of Jade Anouka's HEART Photo Audible Theater Announces World Premiere of Jade Anouka's HEART
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced the world premiere of HEART, written by and starring British performer and poet Jade Anouka, directed by Ola Ince.

Annette Bening Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Rehearsal Footage of David Mamet's THE WOODS at Southwark Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Rehearsal Footage of David Mamet's THE WOODS at Southwark Playhouse
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 19, 2022

David Mamet‚Äôs extraordinary 1977 ‚Äėbattle of the sexes‚Äô play gets its 1st UK revival after 25 years, directed by Russell Bolam, at Southwark Playhouse from Thursday 24 February to Saturday 26 March, 2022.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks RUN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks RUN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020

The Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress plays a protective mother who becomes quite terrifying over the course of the movie.

VIDEO: See Sarah Paulson in the Trailer for RUN on Hulu VideoVIDEO: See Sarah Paulson in the Trailer for RUN on Hulu
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

They say you can never escape a mother‚Äôs love... but for Chloe, that‚Äôs not a comfort ‚ÄĒ it‚Äôs a threat.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Says She Almost Didn't Star in RATCHED on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH M VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Says She Almost Didn't Star in RATCHED on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2020

Sarah Paulson talks about her work with Ryan Murphy, playing a villain audiences root for and dipping her toes into interacting with fans on Instagram Live.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks About Her Love of Performing for an Audience on THE LATE S VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks About Her Love of Performing for an Audience on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2020

Stephen's good friend Sarah Paulson makes her fifth appearance on the show, commiserating with our host about the challenges of performing without an audience and their shared love for Cate Blanchett.

VIDEO: Annette Bening Says She Witnessed Elle Fanning's First Kiss on THE LATE LATE S VideoVIDEO: Annette Bening Says She Witnessed Elle Fanning's First Kiss on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020

James welcomes his guests Annette Bening and Elle Fanning, who have known each other since Elle was 13 and they worked together on 'Ginger and Rosa,' a film where Elle had her actual first kiss. And James attempts to work his way into a seat at Annette and husband Warren Beatty's 28th anniversary dinner.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HOPE GAP, Starring Annette Bening & Bill Nighy VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HOPE GAP, Starring Annette Bening & Bill Nighy
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

The intimate, intense and loving story of HOPE GAP charts the life of Grace (Annette Bening), shocked to learn her husband (Bill Nighy) is leaving her for another after 29 years of marriage, and the ensuing emotional fallout the dissolution has on their only grown son (Josh O'Connor). Unraveled and feeling displaced in her small seaside town, Grace ultimately regains her footing and discovers a new, powerful voice.

VIDEO: Watch Sarah Paulson Talk About Meeting Cher on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Watch Sarah Paulson Talk About Meeting Cher on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019

Sarah Paulson discusses her 'personal experience' with Cher during her Met Gala performance, how her past Tonight Show impressions helped win her a voiceover role in Abominable and putting on a bikini for The Goldfinch. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT VideoVIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2019

Amazon Studios has released the trailer for The Report starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. The Report is a riveting thriller based on actual events.


Annette Bening Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Annette Bening been in?
Annette Bening has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Annette Bening been in?
Annette Bening has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Annette Bening been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for All My Sons Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for All My Sons and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Coastal Disturbances .