Angelina Jolie Voight Biography, Movies, Children’s, Photos
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
June 4, 1975
About Angelina Jolie:
Daughter of actor John Voight, Jolie spent most of her childhood in New York before moving to Los Angeles at the age of 11. He attended the Lee Strasburg Theater and Film Institute for two years and then enrolled at Beverly Hills High School. He later studied theater at New York University. In addition to acting in theatrical productions, he served as a model and acted in music videos.
Jolie’s first major film role was in Hackers (1995), during which she met her first husband, British actor Johnny Lee Miller (married in 1996; divorced in 1999). The film failed to find an audience, as did a series of later films. In 1997, however, Jolie gained a lot of attention in the television movie George Wallace, playing the wife of Alabama’s separatist governor’s wife, and she later won a Golden Globe for her role. The following year, he played the role of a supermodel battling drug addiction in the HBO Jia film, a performance that won him many awards, including a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She appeared in the comedy Pushing Tin with John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton in 1999 and, the following year, married Thornton (divorce in 2003).
After her Oscar-winning debut in Girl, Interrupted, Jolie starred in a series of action films. She played the girlfriend of a car thief (Nicholas Cage) in Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) and later acquired a British accent and mastery for the lead roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider and Street . Mastered Fighting and Kickboxing: The Cradle of Life (2003). In 2004, she played Alexander the Great’s mother in Oliver Stone’s Alexander and starred alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law in Captain Sky and the World of Tomorrow, a sci-fi thriller set in 1930s New York City Both films were disappointing at the box office, but Jolie made a hit film with Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005), in which she played the role of an assassin pretending to be a normal housewife; While working on the film, he met Brad Pitt, who became her partner.