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Angelina Jolie

Actress Angelina Jolie
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Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: Achieved wide fame after her portrayal of the video game heroine Lara Croft in "Lara Craft: Tomb Raider" and the sequel "The Cradle of Life". Won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama "Girl, Interrupted".

She has been cited as the world's most beautiful woman by various media outlets, and her relationship with Brad Pitt has received worldwide publicity.

Born: June 4, 1975
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 47 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1996-03-28 Actress Angelina Jolie (20) weds actor Jonny Lee Miller (23)
  • 1999-02-03 Actress Angelina Jolie (23) divorces actor Jonny Lee Miller (26) after 3 years of marriage
  • 2000-05-05 Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (24) weds actor Billy Bob Thornton (44) at The Little Church of The West Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2003-05-27 Actress Angelina Jolie (26) divorces actor Billy Bob Thornton (47) due to irreconcilable differences
  • 2014-08-23 Actress Angelina Jolie (39) weds actor and film producer Brad Pitt (50) in Correns, France
  • 2016-09-19 Actress Angelina Jolie (41) files for divorce from fellow actor Brad Pitt (52) citing irreconcilable differences

Historical Events

  • 2001-08-27 Angelina Jolie is named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva
  • 2013-02-16 Angelina Jolie undergoes a preventive double mastectomy after learning she had an 87% risk of developing breast cancer due to a defective BRCA1 gene
  • 2014-12-25 "Unbroken", drama film directed by Angelina Jolie and starring Jack O'Connell and Domhall Gleeson, released in the United States
  • 2021-10-18 Marvel film "Eternals" directed by ChloĆ© Zhao, starring an ensemble cast including Gemma Chan, Richard Madden and Angelina Jolie premieres in Los Angeles

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