Angelina Jolie Voight was born on 4 June 1975, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She first appeared onscreen in 1982, in gambling movie Lookin’ To Get Out, which starred her father Jon Voight and was directed by Hal Ashby. She was aged 7.
In 1997, Jolie appeared in two critically well-received biographical television films, George Wallace and Gia.
Both demonstrated a talent for extreme dramatic roles, leading Jolie to be cast in Girl, Interrupted, for which she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Jolie has appeared in several action films, including Mr & Mrs Smith, Gone In 60 Seconds, Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow, and Wanted.
In 2001 she brought Sony PlayStation creation Lara Croft to life in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and its sequel Lara Croft: The Cradle Of Life.
She has continued to pursue dramatic roles in films such as Beyond Borders, A Mighty Heart and Changeling, for which she was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
In 2011 she made her directorial debut with In The Land Of Blood And Honey.
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