She joined the Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre, where she took acting classes, and supported herself with waitressing and bartending work..
She used the critical acclaim for her performance to land an agent, but her early acting jobs, which included bit parts in television and B-movies, were unsuccessful and sometimes embarrassing.
It is as though the specific When is less relevant than the universality of human thought, feeling, and decision.
In December 2015 Bullock announced that she had adopted a three and a half year-old baby girl, Laila, from a Louisiana foster home.She starred as Leah Anne Touhy, a suburban wife and mother who brings Oher (played by Quinton Aaron), a homeless teenager, into her family and helps him overcome his personal challenges.The touching drama earned Bullock an Academy Award for best actress, and she also won a Golden Globe for her work. The duo played a pair of mismatched law enforcement agents out to take down a drug lord in this buddy comedy.Bullock then enrolled at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, to study acting.However, she left college only three credits shy of her bachelor's degree, and moved to New York in 1986 to pursue acting in earnest.
The couple divorced in June 2010, after news of his affair with tattoo model Michelle Mc Gee hit tabloids.