Angelina Jolie is one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. She is an American actress and is currently a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Agency. Her acting performances have won her three Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and an Academy Award.
Actor and father of Angelina, Jon Voight introduced her into the movie business. In 1982 she acted alongside her father in the movie Lookin to Get Out. 11 years later, Angelina was cast for a low budget film, Cyborg 2. In 1995 she was cast for her first leading role in Hackers.
Year after year, she was cast for several roles in several different movies. Her breakthrough performance was for the film Girl Interrupted when she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. It wasn’t until the film Laura Croft: Tomb Rider came out in 2001 that Jolie became extremely famous. Today she is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
During the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, she got intimate with co-star Brad Pitt which stirred up a lot of controversy seeing that Brad Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston. After the movie was released, the couple’s marriage was over and Brad began to date Angelina. The media called the new couple “Bradgelina”.
Before, Brad, Angelina Jolie’s other high-profile relationships did not last. She was married to actors, Johnny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, which both marriages led in divorce. In 2002, Jolie adopted Maddox Jolie, a Cambodian child from an orphanage. After having Maddox in her life, she has promoted even more humanitarian causes throughout the world.
Since she has been with Brad Pitt, they have become a family and have adopted another Cambodian child named, Zahara. Brad also adopted Maddox as well and the two just had there very own biological child together, Shiloh. Rumors have gone around that Jolie does not want to get married and already fill complete with Brad in her life.
When Angelina was growing up, she said that life was quite difficult. She was very thin, but had glasses and wore braces. She did not feel very good about herself, but still wanted to start modeling. Unfortunately, because of her self-esteem issues her modeling career was unsuccessful. As a teenager became rebellious and started to cut herself. She would even speak about cutting herself on national television. People thought she was disturbed.
Jolie, stopped taking acting classes and started dressing in all black inspiring to become a funeral director. She believed that she did these things because of her boyfriend at the time. He was a bad influence on her and once the relationship ended, she soon got back into theater. She graduated from High School and really started to pursue her career of becoming an actress.
Angelina wants to set a good example for her children and has lately been spending most of her time with her family doing films on the side. In 2007 she has two films that will release, A Mighty Heart and Beowulf. She is in mist of filming Kung Fu Panda, which will release in theaters sometime in 2008.