Sandra Annette Bullock, also known as “America’s Sweetheart”, was born on July 26, 1964 in Arlington, VA. åÊHer mother was an opera singer and her father was a voice coach. åÊSandra often starred in the children’s choir of the productions that her mom sang in. åÊHer family is from Germany and Bullock lived in Germany up until the age of 12 when she returned to Arlington. åÊShe attended high school at Washington-Lee High in Arlington, VA – the same High School that Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine attended. åÊWhile there she was voted “Most Likely to Brighten Up Your Day.” åÊShe was also a cheerleader and gymnast. åÊBullock then studied acting at Eastern Carolina University underåÊDon Biehn who studied under the great Sanford Meisner. åÊIn college Bullock was Homecoming Princess. åÊShe dances Flamenco, Salsa, and Tango and speaks German fluently.