Born into a family of educators, it seemed highly unlikely that the Heaven Can Wait (1978) filmmaker would grow up to be one of the biggest figures in Hollywood. Warren Beatty was a star football player in school but his elder sister was on her way to becoming an actress and she encouraged her equally talented brother to consider a career in professional acting. Beatty decided to give it a try but first learnt from the famed acting coach Stella Adler before he made his Broadway debut in 1951.
Date of Birth: March 30, 1937
Zodiac Sign: Aries
This debut seemed to be a flop but it got him some recognition and even more film roles. He has been one of Hollywood’s most selective actors but still managed to remain a prominent figure through decades. The Shampoo favorite has not just been a legend when it comes to movies, he has been notoriously known as a famous lothario but this was all before he met one woman. She came into his life, changed everything and even had children with him. Keep scrolling to learn more about the special people in Warren’s life.
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Ira Owens Beatty (father)
Date of Birth: January 18, 1903
Date of Death: January 14, 1987 (aged 83)
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Ira was a real estate agent, public school administrator and professor of psychology who hailed from Virginia.
Kathlyn Corrine MacLean (mother)
Date of Birth: August 23, 1903
Date of Death: February 26, 1993 (aged 89)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
She was a Canadian drama teacher who lived long enough to witness her son’s ground breaking successes and the birth of just his first child.
Shirley MacLaine (elder sister from same parents)
Date of Birth: April 24, 1934
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
The multiple award-winning Shirley is like her brother a star in her own right. She started acting first but it’s needless to state that her brother has achieved way more than she has in the industry yet both siblings remain as close as ever. The famous siblings have made it a point of duty to be present for each other’s big moments in recent years and have not been shy to acknowledge their unending love for each other.
She is known for her new age beliefs and has a huge interest in spirituality and reincarnation. In 1954, she married businessman Steve Parker and was with him till their 1982 divorce. They have a daughter together, Sachi Parker (born September 1, 1956) who is now an actress like her mother. Sachi has also made Shirley a grandmother with her two children, Frank (born 1996) and Arin (born 1998) with her investment banker ex-husband Frank Murray.