Angelina Jolie is one of Hollywood’s most famous actresses. She became popular after playing the title role - Lara Croft in Tomb Rider. Want to learn more about Angelina Jolie’s breakout role?
She was born in Los Angeles on June 4, 1975. She has a brother known as James Haven. Her father, Jon Voight, was an Oscar-winner and her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, was a model and an actress. Her parents separated before she was 2-years old. Growing up, Angelina wanted to be a funeral director. It is therefore not surprising that she is interested in mortuary science. She started attending Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute when she was 11 years old.
She later majored in film at New York University after graduating from Beverly Hills High School aged 16. She starred in the 1999 film Girl Interrupted, and won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award. Her breakout was in the blockbuster role – Tomb Rider even though she didn’t win an Oscar in this occasion.
With the peeking of her career, Jolie decided to explore her humanitarian interests. She went on to become more and more involved in campaigns aimed towards helping people from developing countries. She was made a Good Will Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2001. She took a break from acting to visit some of the developing countries. Jolie has been married thrice.
She got married to her first husband, Johnny Lee Miller, in 1995 and they got divorced in 1999. She married Billy Bob the following year, and the marriage lasted till 2003. Her next partner was Brad Pitt, to whom she got married in August 2014 after having been together since 2004. The couple recently announced that they were getting divorced. Brad Pitt and Angelina have 6 children. Jolie has undergone a number of surgical procedures to reduce her chances of suffering from cancer. Do you want to view more biographies of your favorite actors?
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