Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She has one brother, actor James Haven. Jolie’s parent’s divorced in 1976. At the age of eleven Jolie began attending the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, which has an affiliation with New York University. She studied theater there for two years and appeared in several stage productions. Jolie attended Beverly Hills High School.
Jolie’s career began in the modeling industry at the age of 14. She began starring in small productions such as music videos, and even stage performances. Eventually she broke into film. Her career was enhanced when she won a Golden Globe for her performance in the biographical made-for-television film George Wallace in 1997. As Jolie continued acting, her roles were more and more predominate. Landing roles with big stars and eventually being the featured star herself. Jolie’s career rocketed her to international fame. by the early 2000’s. Her film’s have included such hits as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Girl, Interrupted, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
Jolie has won multiple awards for her performances over the years. She has won three Golden Globes and one Academy Award. Jolie has won several other wards and received multiple nominations. Just as news worthy as her career is her colorful personal life. Jolie has always made headlines for her private life. Whether the strained relationship with her father, Jon Voight, her public romances, or her multiple children from adoptions, Jolie is always news worthy.
Currently she is in a relationship with actor Brad Pitt. The two have six children together. Three adopted and three natural.
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