Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, born Angelina Jolie Voight, is an American actress, filmmaker and humanitarian. The daughter of actor Jon Voight, Jolie began her acting career as a young child in the 1982 film Lookin' to Get Out. She then landed a few other minor roles until 1995, when she played the lead in the film Hackers.

She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1999 film Girl, Interrupted, cementing her as a prominent leading lady in Hollywood. She is also known for her role as Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, her role in Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005, her performance as the title character in Maleficent in 2014 and her role in the 2008 film Changeling, for which she was nominated for another Academy Award.

Jolie is also a humanitarian and philanthropist, most notably serving as a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Jolie has also attracted a lot of media attention over the years for her high-profile relationships, including her marriage to Billy Bob Thornton from 2000 to 2003 and her marriage to Brad Pitt from 2014 to 2019. She shares six children with Pitt.
Angelina Jolie
Full Name
Angelina Jolie Voight
Los Angeles, CA


How many children has Angelina Jolie adopted?

Angelina Jolie shares three adopted children with ex-husband Brad Pitt.

How did Angelina Jolie's mother die?

Angelina Jolie's mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, died in 2007 of complications from ovarian cancer.

Who was Angelina Jolie's first husband?

Angelina Jolie was married to actor Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 2000.

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Angelina Jolie Visits Lviv, Ukraine, to 'Welcome Internally Displaced Ukrainians': Reports
On Saturday, the Special Envoy to the United Nations was spotted at a cafe by an onlooker as well as pictured at the central railway station in Lviv surrounded by Ukrainian citizens
U.N. Envoy Angelina Jolie Outlines What Constitutes 'War Crimes' amid International Conflicts
"Breaking these rules is a war crime," Angelina Jolie wrote on Instagram on Friday as she posted excerpts from the Geneva Conventions along with a basic summary of the rules of warfare
Gwen Stefani Recalls Auditioning for Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Angelina Jolie 'Beat Me'
"That could've been a different story," Gwen Stefani told Ellen DeGeneres during a round of "Burning Questions"
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When it's time to mark another turn around the sun, these stars born on the exact same day are perfectly aligned
Angelina Jolie Says Bringing Awareness to the Violence Against Women Act Is 'Personal to Everyone'
"This country doesn't recognize what a serious domestic violence and child abuse problem it really has," she said
Angelina Jolie Says That Without an End to the War in Ukraine 'Children Will Pay the Highest Price'
Angelina Jolie shared gripping photos of children in Ukraine to her Instagram on Tuesday, writing that the war will result in "trauma, lost childhoods and shattered lives"

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