Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975, Los Angeles, USA) is an American film actress, whose full name is Angelina Jolie Voight, the daughter of Oscar-winning actress Jon Voight.
She modeled professionally in London, New York and Los Angeles. She was married twice, both of which lasted 3 years. She was married to Jonny Lee Miller between 1996-1999 and to Billy Bob Thornton between 2000-2003. But when Billy Bob Thornton chose to watch television instead of Angelina, the relationship that hadn’t been said enough love ended. He later co-starred with Mr. & Mrs. She met Brad Pitt in the movie Smith.
Born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. On her father’s side, Jolie is of Slovak and German descent.
Her First Career, 1993-1997
Jolie was seen in 5 of her brother’s student films, but her professional film career began in 1993, when she made her lead role in the low-budget Cyborg 2, after which she played a supporting role in the independent film Without Evidence. In 1995, she met her first husband, Jonny Lee Miller, in Hackers’. In the first Hollywood movie starring Jolie, Kate played the role of “Acid Burn” Libby.
The Rise, 1997-2000
Jolie’s career prospects began after the 1997 biopic George Wallace, for which she won a Golden Globe for her role as Cornelia Wallace and was nominated for an Emmy Award.
In 1998, Jolie portrayed supermodel Gia Carangi in HBO’s movie Gia. The movie showcased the sex world, drugs, the sudden destruction of Gia’s life and career as a result of drug addiction, her collapse, and her death from AIDS. Second year in a row For this role, Jolie won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy. She also received her first SAG Award.
After Gia, Jolie moved to New York and quit acting briefly, feeling she had nothing to give. She signed up for filmmaking classes at New York University and attended writing classes.
Jolie was seen in an episode of Gloria McNeary’s 1998 gangster film Hell’s Kitchen and the following year in an episode of Playing by Heart, which also featured Sean Connery, Gillian Anderson, Ryan Phillippe, and Jon Stewart. The film received positive reviews and Jolie received many accolades. Received the Emerging Performance Award from the National Board of Review.
In 1999, she starred in Mike Newell’s comedy-drama Pushing Tin. The film also stars John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, and Cate Blanchett. Jolie played Thornton’s seductive wife. After this movie, The Bone Collector He worked with Denzel Washington in .
Jolie landed her next supporting role as sociopathic Lisa Rowe in Girl, Interrupted. Girl, Interrupted tells the story of the mentally ill Susanna Kaysen. Although Winona Ryder plays the main character, the movie has attracted attention with Jolie’s recent rise in Hollywood.3 . She received her Golden Globe, 2nd SAG Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2000, Jolie starred in Gone In 60 Seconds as Sarah “Sway” Wayland, playing the ex-girlfriend of car thief Nicholas Cage. Her role in this movie was minor. He declared that he made a lot of money.
International Success, 2001-present
Although her acting talent was highly regarded, Jolie’s films did not reach a wide audience; but Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) made Jolie an international superstar. In the adaptation of the popular Tomb Raider video game, Jolie played Lara Croft; He had to learn a British accent and martial arts manners.
Jolie then starred as Julia Russell in Original Sin (2001). She co-starred with Antonio Banderas. The film is based on Cornell Woolrich’s novel Waltz into Darkness.
In 2002, she played Lanie Kerrigan, an ambitious TV reporter who is said to die within a week, in Life or Something Like It. The film received positive reviews for Jolie’s performance; CNN’s Paul Clinton said: “She was brilliant as Jolie. Despite some ridiculous plot twists in the middle of the movie, this Academy Award-winning actress played her very self-righteous journey believably.”
Jolie played Lara Croft again in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life in 2003. The film, while not as profitable as the original as a sequel to the first film, earned $156 million internationally. She starred in Beyond Borders about aid workers. Although the movie reflects Jolie’s real life benevolent personality; She has failed critically and financially. The Los Angeles Times: “Jolie can give electric and credibility to roles, as she poured in her Oscar-winning role in Girl, Interrupted. She can make accepted cartoons like Lara Croft. But hybrid character ambiguity, poorly written truth The non-flying invader, the blood-and-gut world, would utterly destroy Him.” as written.
In 2004, she starred in Taking Lives alongside Ethan Hawke. She portrayed the character of Illeana Scott in the film. The film received mixed reviews. Later, she voiced the animated character Lola the angelfish in the DreamWorks film Shark Tale and starred as Kerry Conran’s Sky Captain and the He played a cameo in World of Tomorrow. Also in 2004, he played Olympias in Oliver Stone’s biopic Alexander about the life of Alexander the Great.
Jolie and Brad Pitt at the 81st Academy Awards, February 2009 The
action-comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith is the only film Jolie starred in in 2005. The film is directed by Doug Liman. Jolie played Jane Smith against Brad Pitt. The film received a lot of criticism, but was generally praised for the chemistry between the two lead actors.
She later appeared in Robert De Niro’s The Good Shepherd in 2006.
In 2007, Jolie starred as Mariane Pearl in Michael Winterbottom’s documentary genre drama A Mighty Heart. The film chronicles the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan. The film is based on Mariane Pearl’s memoirs. It was adapted and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2008, she starred in the action genre Wanted alongside James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman. She also gave her voice to the Kung Fu Panda quiz. That same year, she played the lead role as Christine Collins in Clint Eastwood’s drama genre Changeling. The movie premiered in Cannes. He did it at the Film Festival.Jolie. He received his 2nd Oscar nomination, a Bafta Award nomination, a Golden Globe and SAG Award nomination.
Jolie is currently filming Salt, which will be released in 2010. In the film, Naomi Watts’ husband Liev Schreiber will play the role of Winter.