TV series debut, "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (CBS); pulled after three episodes by his agent
Broadway debut in William Inge's "A Loss of Roses"; garnered a best actor Tony Award nomination; was his only appearance on the Broadway stage
Made film debut under Elia Kazan's direction and opposite Natalie Wood in "Splendor in the Grass"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor
Cast opposite Angela Lansbury and Eva Marie Saint in John Frankenheimer's "All Fall Down"
First film as producer, "Bonnie and Clyde"; also co-starred with Faye Dunaway; film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor
First film with Goldie Hawn, the caper film "$"
Co-starred with off-screen companion Julie Christie in Robert Altman's "McCabe & Mrs. Miller"
Starred (also produced) in Alan J. Pakula's political thriller "The Parallax View"
Teamed with Jack Nicholson and Stockard Channing in Mike Nichols' "The Fortune"
First film as co-writer (with Robert Towne), "Shampoo"; also produced and acted; re-teamed Beatty with Hawn and Christie; garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay
First film directing (co-directed with Buck Henry), "Heaven Can Wait"; also co-wrote (with Elaine May), produced and co-starred; third collaboration with Julie Christie; film nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director and Best Screenplay
Earned first Academy Award as Best Director for his epic love story "Reds"; also produced, co-wrote and starred as John Reed opposite Diane Keaton's Louise Bryant; film received 12 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay
Returned to films after a six year hiatus to co-star with Dustin Hoffman in the critically panned, "Ishtar"; regarded as one of the biggest box office bombs in film history
Produced, directed and played the title role as the comic strip character "Dick Tracy"; film received seven Academy Award nominations
Appeared in then off-screen love Madonna's documentary, "Madonna: Truth or Dare"
Portrayed real-life gangster Bugsy Siegel in the critically acclaimed biopic "Bugsy"; co-starred with future wife Annette Bening; also produced; earned a Best Actor Oscar nomination
Starred opposite off-screen love, Annette Bening in the remake of "Love Affair"; also co-write and produced
Directed and starred in the political satire "Bullworth"; also co-wrote and co-produced; garnered a Best Screenplay Academy Award nomination
Appeared in last film to date, "Town and Country"; re-teamed Beatty with Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn