Angelina Jolie Biography

Angelina Jolie, DCMG, is an American actress and filmmaker. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and was named Hollywood's highest-paid actress by Forbes in 2009, 2011, and 2013. Jolie promotes humanitarian causes, and is noted for her work with refugees as a Special Envoy and former Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She has been cited as the world's "most beautiful" woman by various media outlets, a title for which she has received substantial publicity.

Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in Lookin' to Get Out. Her film career began in earnest a decade later with the low-budget production Cyborg 2. Her first leading role in a major film was in the cyber-thriller Hackers. She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical television films George Wallace and Gia, and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Girl, Interrupted.

Jolie achieved wide fame after her portrayal of the video game heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Angelina Jolie
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Model, Voice Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Writer, Author
Ethnicity:
Slovak American, Iroquois
Date of Birth:
June 4, 1975 (43)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Marriages
Divorces
Angelina Jolie Timeline
  • 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
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