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Nominated for Best Actress ~ Sandra Bullock ~The Blind Side

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Sandra BullockSandra Bullock is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading ladies. Bullock most recently starred with Bradley Cooper in the comedy “All About Steve,” which she also produced for her production company, Fortis Films. She also starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy smash hit “The Proposal,” which has grossed over $300 million worldwide. Bullock has also recently earned praise for her performances in such dramas as the Truman Capote biopic “Infamous,” in which she portrayed author Harper Lee, and the 2004 Oscar-winning Best Picture, “Crash,” directed by Paul Haggis, for which she shared in a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for Outstanding Performance by a Motion Picture Cast.

Bullock had already appeared in several acclaimed motion pictures when her 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, for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical, and “The Net” were both critical and popular successes.
She later earned another Golden Globe nomination, for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical, for her performance in the hit comedy “Miss Congeniality,” which she also produced for Fortis Films. Under the Fortis Films banner, she has also produced and starred in “Hope Floats,” which marked her producing debut; “Practical Magic”; “Gun Shy”; “Two Weeks Notice,” opposite Hugh Grant; and “Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous.”

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side

Bullock’s additional film credits include starring roles in the psychological thriller “Premonition”; the romantic drama “The Lake House,” opposite Keanu Reeves; the comedy drama “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood,” for first-time director Callie Khouri; and the thriller “Murder by Numbers,” which she also executive produced. Among her earlier credits are “Forces of Nature,” “28 Days,” the animated “The Prince of Egypt,” “Speed 2: Cruise Control,” “In Love and War,” “A Time to Kill,” “Two if by Sea,” “Wrestling Ernest Hemingway,” “Demolition Man,” “The Thing Called Love” and “The Vanishing.”

She made her debut as a writer/director with the short film “Making Sandwiches,” in which she also starred with Matthew McConaughey. The film debuted at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

For television, Bullock served as an executive producer of the highly successful “The George Lopez Show,” which aired on ABC for six seasons and can currently be seen in syndication.

In addition to her Golden Globe nods and SAG Award, Bullock has received numerous awards and nominations for her work, including two Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, four MTV Movie Awards, an American Comedy Award, eight Teen Choice Awards, and four People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Female Movie Star. Additionally, in 1996 and again in 2001, Bullock was named ShoWest’s Female Star of the Year by the National Association of Theatre Owners.

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Sandra Bullock Gives $1 Million To Doctors Without Borders for Haiti Relief

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Award-winning actress and producer Sandra Bullock said Friday she donated $1 million toward Haitian earthquake relief.

Bullock’s contribution went to Doctors Without Borders’ emergency operations in Port-Au-Prince, where three of the organization’s existing facilities were damaged by the magnitude 7.0 quake.

I wanted to ensure that my donation would be used immediately to meet the needs of the Haitian people affected by this catastrophic event,” said Bullock in a statement.

I urge all of my friends and fans around the world to join me collectively to match my contribution or give in any way you can,” she said. “We must act now.”

Earlier Friday, Not On Our Watch, an advocacy and grantmaking group founded by George Clooney, Brad Pitt and others, donated $1 million to Partners in Health. Madonna also announced she gave $250,000 toward the effort as celebrity aid continued to pour into the devastated country.

The international Red Cross estimates 45,000 to 50,000 people were killed in the earthquake, which devastated the Caribbean nation on Tuesday.

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Lopez Tonight! Guest Schedule for 12/7 thru 12/10


Monday, December 7, 2009

Kathy Griffin
Rico Rodriguez
Sean Paul

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Clint Eastwood
Jane Lynch
Dierks Bently w/Patty Griffin

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Cedric the Entertainer


Thursday, December 10, 2009

Hilary Duff
Scott Bakula


Funniest Clip from Last Week’s Show

George welcomed “Private Practice” star Taye Diggs, who talked about being confused with Michael Jordan, his high profile interracial marriage (with a green chick), and how he got the nickname “Kelp“. Taye likes to collect sneakers, and George gave Taye Diggs a limited edition pair of Nike Air Force One sneakers — designed by world-renowned tattoo artist, Mr. Cartoon.


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Lopez Tonight! Guest Schedule for 11/30 thru 12/3


Monday, November 30, 2009

Joanna Krupa
Katey Sagal
David Guetta (featuring Akon)

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Jessica Alba
Columbus Short
The Bravery

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Taye Diggs
Kaley Cuoco
Ruben Paul

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Laurence Fishburne
Los Lobos



The Reviews Are In!

George has only been on the air for 10 minutes and all the TV personalities are already weighing in — everyone from Larry King to Regis & Kelly to “ESPN Sports Center” hosts Neil Everett & Stan Verrett. And of course, even Lou Dobbs…

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Funniest Clip from Last Week’s Show

Sandra Bullock is married to Discovery Channel’s Chicano motorcycle builder and prime-time outlaw James James. She tells George that she would do anything to be more Latina if she could… And so George Lopez gets Chola girl to give her a “chola” makeover!

Sandra gets a makeover from chola girl

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