Acting, teaching and Oscars near misses: Facts you never knew about Annette Bening

Annette Bening is up for Best Actress at the Academy Awards tonight (10.03.24) for her performance in 'Nyad', a movie about the swimmer Diana Nyad's attempts to swim the Straits of Florida.
It is the fifth time that she has been up for a statuette during a career that has included credits such as 'American Beauty', so here are some facts about the fascinating life of the actress.