Angelina Jolie Pitt (born 4 June 1975) is famous for several reasons. First and foremost, she is a top actress who has made many wonderful films. Second, she is married to Brad Pitt. Third, she is Jon Voight's daughter. And finally, she does lots of humanitarian work that has helped a lot of people. Lets take a look at the wonderful Angelina Jolie.
Angelina and her father Jon Voight have had an estranged relationship that seems to ebb and flow over the years. Currently, they seem to be cordial to each other.
Angelina decided to become an actress at a young age. Her first role was in the film "Cyborg 2" in 1993.
Angelina's first starring role was in "Hackers" in 1995.
Angelina received a lot of attention for playing a dying model in HBO movie "Gia" (1998), which included a lot of racy scenes.
Angelina is a method actress who tends to live her roles while she is playing them. While filming "Gia," she fell out with her then-husband Jonny Lee Miller because of this.
Anglina won a Golden Globe for the TNT movie "George Wallace" in 1997.
Several other films followed. For "Girl, Interrupted," Angelina won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Angelina had big-budget success with "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001), playing the video game character. It made her an action star and led to a sequel.
Along the way, Angelina starred in music videos for The Rolling Stones, Korn and others.
Many other films followed. "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" in 2005 was a major moment in her life because she met Brad Pitt, who she married after he broke up with Jennifer Aniston.
Jolie's mother died in 2007, and Angelina pulled back from acting for a while.
Angelina played the title character in "Maleficent" (2014), and she carried this live-action remake of the classic animated film "Sleeping Beauty."
Angelina has directed three films, "In the Land of Blood and Honey" (2011), "Unbroken" (2014) and "By the Sea" (2015).
Angelina does a lot of humanitarian work. She is an ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and has worked in Cambodia with refugees.
Jolie owns a house in Cambodia. She has Cambodian citizenship.