Angelina Jolie (Angelina Jolie Voight) was born on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand and the sister of James Haven. After the seperation of her parents she lived with her mother and bother. When she was 6 years old her mother and stepfather Bill Day who was a film-maker by profession moved the family to Palisades, New York and returned to LA after five years. On her return in Los Angeles. she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Institute, where she trained for two years.
When Angelina Jolie was 14 years old she dropped the acting classes and decided to become a funeral director. Besides this she started fashion modelling in Los Angeles, NY and in London. After the breakup with his boyfriend she rented a apartment a few block away from her mother’s home and enrolled in the high school for graduation. By the age of 20 she started drugs and tried about every drug possible including heroin.
At the age of 7, Angelina Jolie had a small part in “Looking to Get Out” in 1982. At the age of 16 she tried many times to work in the movies but found it difficult to pass auditions and then she appeared in five of her brother’s student films, when he was a student at USC School of Cinema-Television. She also worked in music videos “Lenny Kravitz’s Stand by May Woman” in 1991 and “Antonello Venditti’s Alta Marea” in 1991 and “The Lemonheads’s It’s About Time” and “Meat Loaf’s Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through” in 1993.
In 1993, Angelina Jolie started her professional film career and played her first lead role in the low-budget science fiction “Cyborg 2” and in 1995 she done a supporting role in “Without Evidence”.
In the same year 1995, she took her first Hollywood film “Hackers” and then The New Times wrote in regard of her Kate (Angelina Jolie) stands out. In 1996, she appeared in a comedy movie “Love is All There is” and in 1997 she starred with David Duchovny in “Playing God”.
In 1997, Angelina Jolie won Golden Globe Award for her performance in TNT’s George Wallace.
In 1998, Angelina Jolie apeared in HBO’s Gia as supermodel Gia Carangi and in gangster movie Hall’s Kitchen.
In 1999, Angelina Jolie starred with Denzel Washington in The Bone Collector. The film was based on a crime novel by Jeffery Deaver.
In 2000, Angelina Jolie did her first summer block buster “Gone In 60 Seconds” as the ex-girlfriend of car thief Nicolas Cage.
In 2001, Tomb Raider made her an International superstar.
In 2002, she appeared in “Life or Something Like it” as a television reporter.
In 2003, she next appeared in “Beyond Borders”
In 2004, she was seen in the thriller film “Taking Lives” as a FBI profiler and in “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow”.
In 2005, did action-comedy “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” which based on a married couple.
In 2006, she appeared in a movie “The Good Shepherd” which is about early history of CIA.
In 2007, Jolie was seen in “A Might Heart”
In 2008, she did a action movie “Wanted” and in the same year she provided the voice of Master Tigress in “Kung Fu Panda”.
In 2010, she was next seen in the thriller movie “Salt” and in the same year she was seen with Johnny Depp in “The Tourist”.
In 2011, She also made her directorial feature debut with “In The Land of Blood and Honey”.
In 2013, She will be teamed up with the Coen Brothers to tell the story of World War II.
Angelina Jolie was in a serious relationship when she was 14 but after 2 years the relation ended and after that during filming of “Hacker” she had a romance with British Actor Jonny Lee Miller and got married on March 28, 1996 but in September 1997 they decided to be separated and divorced in February 3, 1999. In May 2000 Angelina Jolie got married with Billy Bob Thornton in Las Vegas. They got separated in 2002 and divorce was finalized on May 27, 2003. During filming Mr. & Mrs. Smith she started an affair with Brad Pitt in 2005 and announced their engagement in April 2012 when she was pregnant with Pitt’s child.
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