Sandra Bullock: Her New Life

Sandra Bullock: From All-Star Cheerleader to Oscar Mom!

How she came to be the woman – and mother – she is today


The older of two girls, a young Sandra Bullock makes frequent trips to Europe so her mother Helga, a German-born singer, could perform during opera season. "In just about any opera, there's a gypsy child in the background," the Oscar winner said of her first brush with fame. "That was my part."