Warren Beatty is an American actor and filmmaker who is the second person to be nominated for 'Academy Awards' for acting in, directing, writing, and producing the same film – which he achieved twice for the fantasy-comedy film 'Heaven Can Wait' (1978) and for the historical epic 'Reds' (1981). Of his total 14 'Oscar' nominations, he won the award for 'Best Director' for 'Reds' (1981).
Starting his career with appearances on various television shows, he made his film debut opposite Natalie Wood in Elia Kazan's Oscar-winning film 'Splendor in the Grass' (1961), for which he also received a 'Golden Globe' nomination. He followed his success with films like 'The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961), 'All Fall Down' (1962), 'Lilith' (1963), 'Promise Her Anything' (1964), 'Mickey One' (1965) and 'Kaleidoscope' (1966). In 1967, he produced and acted in 'Bonnie and Clyde', which became a critical and commercial success and was nominated for ten 'Oscars' and seven 'Golden Globes'.
Other successful movies in his later filmography includes 'The Only Game in Town' (1970), 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller' (1971), 'Dollars' (1971), 'The Parallax View' (1974), 'The Fortune' (1975), 'Shampoo' (1975), 'Dick Tracy' (1990), 'Bugsy' (1991), 'Bulworth' (1998) and 'Rules Don't Apply' (2016).