Henry Warren Beaty, known professionally as Warren Beatty is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and director. He has been nominated for fourteen Academy Awards – four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winning Best Director for Reds. Beatty is only the second person to have been nominated for acting, directing, writing and producing in the same film – doing so first with Heaven Can Wait, and again with Reds – succeeding Orson Welles, who was nominated for all four for Citizen Kane in 1941 and won for writing.\nIn 1999, he was awarded the Academy's highest honor, the Irving G. Thalberg Award. Beatty has been nominated for eighteen Golden Globe Awards, winning six, including the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, which he was honored with in 2007. Among his Golden Globe-nominated films are Splendor in the Grass, Bonnie and Clyde, Shampoo, Dick Tracy, Bugsy, and Bulworth.