Hollywood star number 1, which is paid tens of millions of dollars for a movie, the winner of the Oscars and Golden Globes, the sex symbol of all time according to the British television show “100 Greatest Sex Symbols”, the most beautiful woman in the world according to Esquire magazines “And” People “in 2004 and 2006. The American monthly Time gave the star a place in the hundred most influential people on the planet.
Childhood and youth
Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles into an acting family. From her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, she has French-Canadian, Dutch, German, and Iroquois blood. Thanks to father John Voight , German-Slovak blood fell into the veins of the star.
Angelina is the second child in the family: at the time of her appearance, the parents raised their 2-year-old son James Haven. Godparents – French movie star Jacqueline Bissetand Oscar-winning American actorMaximilian Shell .
A cinematic biography of Angelina Jolie began as a child: a 7-year-old girl starred in an episode of the comedy “In Search of a Way Out”. Angelina Jolie returned to the screens more than 10 years later 11. In 1995, she starred in the main role of the thriller “Hackers” with Johnny Lee Miller . The picture was noted by critics, and soon it became a cult. The New York Times wrote about the new star.
In 1997, the crime drama “Depicting God” was released, in which Angelina Jolie starred with Timothy Hutton andDavid Duchovny . In 1999, Angelina appeared in the biographical drama “Interrupted Life”. For this work, Jolie was awarded the Oscar, the US Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe. She becomes a Hollywood star.
In 2001, the drama of Michael Christopher “The Temptation” was released, the main characters of which were played by Angelina Jolie andAntonio Banderas . In the same year, Angelina Jolie became the main character of the adventure film “Lara Croft – Tomb Raider”. The film grossed $ 270 million at the box office, although film critics greeted the picture coolly.
Angelina Jolie became famous as an actress and film director. The debut in directing took place in 2007. The documentary “Place in Time” appeared on the screens. In 2011, the star presented the fans a second film work – the drama “In the Land of Blood and Honey.”
In 2014, the military drama ” Unbroken ” was released. The main roles were directed by director Angelina Jolie toJack O’Connell , Garred Hedlundand the Japanese performer Miyavi. The film was a resounding success: “Unbroken” received “Saturn”, a prize from the National Council of Film Critics of the USA and three nominations for an Oscar.
Shooting in the film “Lara Croft. Tomb Raider ”, held in Cambodia, laid the foundation for the humanitarian work of Angelina Jolie. Seeing with her own eyes the horrors in the Third World, she contacted the UN, becoming the Goodwill Ambassador of this organization. During her life, the star made dozens of humanitarian trips, and also adopted three children.
In youth, the personal life of the actress has repeatedly undergone changes. Angelina was married to a colleague from the UK, Johnny Lee Miller, actor Billy Bob Thornton , a romantic relationship with Timothy Hatton.
In 2004, on the set of the project “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” , a romance broke out between divorced Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston married toBrad Pitt.After the divorce, Pitt and Aniston, the lovers stopped hiding from the paparazzi, and the public came up with one name for them – “Brangelina”.
In the spring of 2006, Brad adopted the adopted children of Angelina – the son of Maddox and daughter Zahara, from that moment on they received the surname Jolie-Pitt. Later, another adoptive child, Pax Thien, appeared in the family.
The eldest daughter Shailo Nouvel was born in 2006, and the twins – the son of Knox Leon and daughter Vivien Marcheline – in 2008. Now Shiloh is preparing for a sex change : since childhood, she wears men’s clothing and cuts her hair short, and from the age of 12 she takes special hormonal drugs.
In the fall of 2016, fans of the Hollywood couple found out shocking news: “The Brangelins” are no more. The celebrity filed for divorce and accused her husband of abusive behavior with his son Maddox. At first, the actress did not admit Brad’s children without the supervision of a psychologist, but later allowed them to visit their father. In May 2019, the couple finally filed for divorce .
Despite being open to the public, Angelina is one of the few Hollywood stars who does not have a personal page on Instagram. In the social network, only the fan account of the performer is valid.
- 1995 – Hackers
- 1997 – “Depicting God”
- 1998 – Gia
- 1999 – Interrupted Life
- 2000 – Gone in 60 Seconds
- 2001 – The Temptation
- 2001 – Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
- 2005 – “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”
- 2007 – Beowulf
- 2010 – Salt
- 2010 – “Tourist”
- 2014 – Maleficent
- 2015 – Cote d’Azur
- 2019 – Maleficent: Lady of Darkness
- 2007 – “A Place in Time”
- 2011 – “In the Land of Blood and Honey”
- 2014 – Unbroken
- 2015 – Cote d’Azur
- 2017 – “First they killed my father: Memories of the daughter of Cambodia”