Angelina Jolie is a Hollywood Actress, read her biography, profile, personal information, quick news and browse her photos.
Personal Profile: Angelina Jolie
|Occupation||Actress, film director, screenwriter, author|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1975|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Spouse||Billy Bob Thornton (divorced) ,Jonny Lee Miller(divorced)Brad Pitt|
|Children||Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt|
Jolie has been playing different roles in the Hollywood film industry as being an actress, screenwriter, author and film director. Because of her well-liked performance in acting, she was awarded an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and furthermore her name was nominated to receive several other notable awards.
The film ‘Lookin’ to Get Out’ was her screen debut made in the year of 1982. This was done along with her father Jon Voight while she was 7 year old. However, Jolie’s acting profession really began once she performed for the film of ‘Cyborg 2’ which was screened in the year of 1993. Following this, she performed in several films and gained broad fame through her role played in Tomb Raider, The Cradle of Life, Mr. & Mrs. Smith , Wanted, Salt and the Tourist.
She received legal divorce from her ex-husbands, Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton and currently she lives with another actor Brad Pitt whose relationship bit stands for a long. The couple Jolie and Pitt blessed with three kids and further more they adopted another three children.
While she engaged in filming for the film of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001, she witnessed the dreadfulness of the war in Cambodia. The experience that she gained during those days by knowing the suffering of human being, she had made her to contribute towards the humanitarian affairs of the world. Once she back home, she approached the UNHCR to understand its work towards the refugees around the world in conflict regions and she started to focus in assisting people affected by the armed conflict. In 2001, she visited Afghan refugees who were sheltered in Pakistan and donated One million $ to UNHCR in addressing the needs of refugees. It was said that this was the first time the UNHCR has received
To appreciate her humanitarian work, on the day of 27th of August 2001, UNHCR appointed her as its Goodwill Ambassador at its headquarters in Geneva.
Once she was promoted to a high profile position of Special Envoy to High Commissioner António Guterres in 2012 and she as awarded by several Humanitarian missions for her continued support for the course of the welfare of refugees.
During the Haiti’s hard time following the earthquake, she formed her own Legal fellowship in her name to support the government authorities in protecting the vulnerable children.
Jolie is used to make tattoos all over her body and she had revealed that she had developed 14 such tattoos.
Filomography : Angelina Jolie
|1982||Nil||Lookin’ to Get Out|
|1996||Nil||Love Is All There Is|
|1998||Nil||Playing by Heart|
|1999||Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||The Bone Collector|
|1999||Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film||Girl, Interrupted|
|2000||Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||Gone in 60 Seconds|
|2001||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie||Lara Croft: Tomb Raider|
|2002||Nil||Life or Something Like It|
|2003||National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award for Breakthrough Performance||Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life|
|2004||Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress||Shark Tale|
|2004||Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actress||Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow|
|2004||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress||Alexander|
|2005||Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture||Mr. & Mrs. Smith|
|2006||San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress (2nd place)||The Good Shepherd|
|2007||Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role||A Mighty Heart|
|2008||Nil||Kung Fu Panda|
|2011||Nil||Kung Fu Panda 2|