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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

American actress, filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and humanitarian

Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight, June 4, 1975; later Angelina Jolie Pitt) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, she has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress multiple times.

Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in Lookin' to Get Out (1982), and her film career began in earnest a decade later with the low-budget production Cyborg 2 (1993), followed by her first leading role in a major film, Hackers (1995). She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical cable films George Wallace (1997) and Gia (1998), and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1999 drama Girl, Interrupted. Her starring role as the video game heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) established her as a leading Hollywood actress. She continued her action-star career with Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010), and The Tourist (2010), and received critical acclaim for her performances in the dramas A Mighty Heart (2007) and Changeling (2008), the latter of which earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Her biggest commercial success came with the fantasy picture Maleficent (2014). She is also known for her voice role in the animation film series Kung Fu Panda (2008–present). Jolie has also directed and written several war dramas, namely In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011), Unbroken (2014), and First They Killed My Father (2017). In 2021, Jolie portrayed Thena in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Eternals.

In addition to her film career, Jolie is known for her humanitarian efforts, for which she has received a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and made an honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG), among other honors. She promotes various causes, including conservation, education, and women's rights, and is most noted for her advocacy on behalf of refugees as a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Jolie has undertaken over a dozen field missions globally to refugee camps and war zones; her visited countries include Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria, Sudan, and Yemen.

As a public figure, Jolie has been cited as one of the most powerful and influential people in the American entertainment industry. She has been cited as the world's most beautiful woman by various media outlets. Her personal life, including her relationships, marriages, and health, has been the subject of wide publicity. She is divorced from actors Jonny Lee Miller, Billy Bob Thornton and Brad Pitt. She has six children with Pitt, three of whom were adopted internationally.

Timeline

March 10, 2022
The fastest million: Angelina Jolie broke the record of Instagram
March 2022
Angelina Jolie visits refugees in war-torn Yemen
August 2016
In August 2016, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt due to "irreconcilable differences" and wanted custody for all her six children. Angelina stated the divorce was the right decision for both brad and herself, as well as her family.
August 23, 2014
Angelina and Brad’s wedding finally came to be after all the years filled with rumors. Their small ceremony of 20 in the chapel of Chateau Miraval, part of the family’s estate in Correns, France.
May 2014
Jolie starred in one of her famous movies "Malificent".
November 16, 2013
Angelina received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian award in 2013 for all the work she has done through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
April 2011
Jolie was directing a film "In the land of the blood and honey".
December 2010
Not to long after "Salt" was released she starred in another big movie with Johnny Depp. This movie was called 'Tourist".
July 2010
Angelina starred in one of her most famous movies "Salt".
July 12, 2008
Jolie gave birth to a boy, Knox Léon, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline, by c-section at the Lenval hospital in Nice, France.

Patents

Further Resources

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ANGELINA JOLIE - TANGLED STORY: Love. Conflicts. Cinema. (Documentary)

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April 18, 2021

ANGELINA JOLIE | Skin Deep | Full Documentary | Documentary Central

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October 19, 2016

Inside The Life Of Angelina Jolie

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January 12, 2019

РОК-Н-РОЛЬНАЯ жизнь АНДЖЕЛИНЫ ДЖОЛИ (Документальный фильм ч.1)

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November 13, 2020

News

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May 27, 2021
NDTV.com
Hollywood superstars Pitt and Jolie, who have six children and were once Hollywood's highest profile couple, formally divorced two years ago
May 20, 2021
WebWire
Today, on World Bee Day, National Geographic is teaming up with filmmaker, actor and humanitarian activist, Angelina Jolie, to raise awareness across Nat Geo platforms of bee conservation and a new program to empower women beekeepers around the world. To draw attention to United Nations' World Bee Day, National Geographic's Indira Lakshmanan, senior executive editor, sat down for an exclusive interview with Jolie, who, as Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has...
Ben Blanchet
May 6, 2021
Business Insider
The Warner Bros. thriller "Those Who Wish Me Dead" will be available on HBO Max and in theaters on the same day. You can stream it at home on May 14.
Blair Marnell
April 7, 2021
Digital Trends
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Sean Hollister
January 25, 2021
The Verge
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