|Bullock in While You Were Sleeping|
Sandra Bullock (born July 26, 1964) is an American actress. Born as Sandra Annette Bullock in Arlington, Virginia, she started singing as a child. Her mother was the late German-born opera singer Helga Meyer, and her father is American voice teacher John Bullock. She studied acting at East Carolina University  in Greenville, North Carolina, but dropped out with her parents' blessing and moved to New York, where she acted in TV programs and later feature films. Her breakthrough film was Speed (1994). She currently lives in Austin, Texas.