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Sandra Bullock Mourns Death Of Father, 93, After Years of Illness

The actress lost her mother in 2000.

Sandra Bullock has lost an important part of her family. According to, the actress’ father passed away on Tuesday, September 18, after years of illness.

“Surrounded by family and friends, John W. Bullock left the building. As a father, grandfather and WWII veteran, we #thankyouforyourservice PS: Hey God, we’re sending you a live one!” Sandra’s longtime boyfriend, Bryan Randall, wrote on his Instagram on Wednesday, September 19. He also posted a sweet photo of John.

Sadly, his death doesn’t come as a surprise, as the grandfather had been ill for over three years.

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Back in 2015, The National Enquirer reported John was having severe health issues because of a farm accident that occurred in Virginia years ago. At the time, Sandra’s father was crushed by a tractor, a terrifying incident that resulted in several broken bones and other chronic problems.

Sandra, 54, took it upon herself to take care of him.

“He’s not a well man,” John’s brother Jess told The Enquirer at the time. “[He] was doing great until about three months ago.”

In recent months, her dad’s health deteriorated further, and he was rushed to an Alabama hospital to seek treatment.

The Ocean’s 8 actress’ mother, Helga, died in 2000 after a long battle with cancer.

“She’s already lost her mom, Helga, years ago,” a source told OK! earlier this year. “The realization that her dad’s time is running out has left her heartbroken.”

“It was very hard for her when she lost her mom,” an insider told Radar in 2015. “Now she’s really dreading losing her dad.”

Sandra has yet to publicly comment on her dad’s death. She has two children, Louis and Laila. She has one sister, Gesine.

Her mom, Helga, was a German opera singer, while John was an employee of the United States Army.  They married in Germany, then moved to Arlington, Virginia, where Sandra was born. The sisters grew up in Germany and Austria, speaking primarily German.

This story is developing…