For while this brave, bubbly brunette might make poor career decisions, she's certainly proved herself the best actress in Hollywood - constantly putting on a happy public face, while effectively masking her many private sorrows.
And she's still smiling today, despite the tragic death of her beloved mother last year, and the painful - and public - loss of several loves in her romantic life.
In 2005, she also produced and starred in the film's sequel, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, which didn't earn quite the same reception as the original.
According to Box Office Mojo, it earned just half as much as the first film worldwide.
But we learned from those mistakes (and burned the tiny, sticky Polaroids), which is why it’s as good a time as any to take a look at celebrity couples of the 90’s you probably forgot about. They dated in the late 90’s but broke off their engagement by the time of the early 2000’s.After roles in two short-lived 1980s TV series, Bratt made his film debut as John Travolta's foe in the shelved, then straight-to-cable Chains of Gold (1991).Concentrating on building a movie career, Bratt played supporting roles in the action films Demolition Man (1993), Clear and Present Danger (1994), and The River Wild (1994), as well as one of the lead roles in Bound by Honor (1993), about Chicano gang life.Emmet Walsh, Brenda Fricker, Sandra Bullock, Matthew Mc Conaughey, Samuel L.Jackson, Kevin Spacey Jane Curtin, Spoken Reasons, Dan Bakkedahl, Taran Killam, Michael Mc Donald, Tom Wilson, Tony Hale, Sandra Bullock, Melissa Mc Carthy, Demián Bichir, Marlon Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Jamie Denbo, Jessica Chaffin Diane Ladd, Alan Tudyk, Mike O'Malley, Azura Skye, Reni Santoni, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Margo Martindale, Susan Krebs, Joanne Pankow, Corinne Reilly, Loudon Wainwright III, Dominic West, Sandra Bullock, Elizabeth Perkins, Steve Buscemi, Viggo Mortensen Ronny Cox, Michael Fairman, Janet Carroll, Richard Schiff, David Strickland, Meredith Lynn, George Wallace, Steve Hytner, John Doe, Steve Zahn, Blythe Danner, Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tierney Billy Lucas, Grand L.They also claim she throws the best cast parties in the business.