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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is an American actress born Angelina Jolie Voight on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is noted as much for her tattoos, exotic looks and sensual lips as for her acting.

Jolie became very familiar with her profession growing up, being the daughter of Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

In addition to acting, Jolie produced a film in 2003 called Lovesick. She has also worked as a professional model in London, New York and Los Angeles, and has also appeared in music videos for many artists, including Meat Loaf, Lenny Kravitz, The Rolling Stones, Antonelle Venditti and The Lemonheads. Additionally, Jolie has acted in 5 student films for the USC School of Cinema. All were directed by her brother, James Haven.

In 1995, she married the British actor Jonny Lee Miller, with whom she co-starred in the movie Hackers. They divorced in 1999. She married Academy Award Winner Billy Bob Thornton in May 2000 and adopted a son Maddox from Cambodia, but they too divorced in 2002 and she now has custody of Maddox.

Aside from her acting, she is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.

Jolie's performance in 1999's Girl, Interrupted won her an Academy Award.



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