Angelina Jolie Voight, daughter of actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand, was born on June 4, 1975 in Los Angeles came. After her parents separated in 1976, she grew up with her mother.
She attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and Beverly Hills High School. As a teenager, Angelina was a difficult child and had emotional problems. At 14, she began working as a model. She played her first role at the age of 16 in the theater, while her first film was the 1993 low-budget production “Cyborg 2: The Glass Shadow.”
Angelina Jolie’s first husband was British actor Johny Lee Miller, whom she married on March 28, 1996. They met a year earlier on the set of the film “Hackers.” In 1999, the couple divorced.
On May 5, 2000, the actress married Billy Bob Thornton, whom she met on the set of the film “Material Fatigue” in 1999. The marriage lasted three years, and Jolie and Thornton’s divorce was finally pronounced on May 27, 2003. In 2005, Angelina met Brad Pitt, with whom she was linked for the next 12 years.
Angelia Jolie and Brad Pitt, or love on the set and in life
When Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt met on the set of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” in 2003, he was married to Jennifer Aniston, with whom he formed one of America’s best-loved couples. However, for Jolie, he left his wife, divorced and was officially in a relationship since 2004. She lived to see six children (she adopted three).
In August 2014, the media circulated the news that Jolie and Pitt finally stood on the wedding cake after years of partnership. Angelina’s wedding dress was unique, as it was decorated with drawings made by her children. The marriage, unfortunately, did not last long.
Angelina filed for divorce in 2016, citing as the reason: irreconcilable differences. Later, the actress accused Pitt of alcohol addiction and violent behavior toward children.
Angelina Jolie: the most important roles and films
It is possible to list in one breath many films in which Angelina Jolie gave a display of her talent and acting artistry. Among the most important productions certainly can not miss the titles: “Lara Croft,” “By the Sea,” “An Interrupted Music Lesson,” as well as “The Witch” and “Deceived.” The picture would also not be certain without the paintings “The Bone Collector” and “Salt.” What makes these titles stand out?
“Lara Croft: Tomb Rider,” directed by Simon West (2001).
Whatever one may say, Lara Croft is a cult figure. And certainly one of the most important in Angelina Jolie’s career, as it is thanks to this role that the actress has gained undeniable international fame. What is “Tomb Rider” about? It probably doesn’t need to be explained to anyone. A legendary computer game turned into a legendary movie. Perhaps it’s worth remembering on a wave of sentiment?
“By the Sea,” directed by Angelina Jolie (2015).
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the story is kept in a completely different climate. As in the case of the well-liked action film with a touch of comedy “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”, “By the Sea” also features Jolie and Brad Pitt on screen. This is a melodramatic story about the crisis in the relationship of American literary man Roland and his wife Vanessa. The film is set in France in the 1970s. Not only for romantics.
“An Interrupted Lesson in Music”, directed by James Mangold (1991).
In the production “Interrupted Music Lesson”, in which Angelina Jolie played the role of Lisa Rowe, the young star showed a true mastery of acting. James Mangold’s film tells the story of Sussana Kaysen (Winona Ryder), who, after a suicide attempt, ends up in a closed psychiatric hospital. There she befriends Lisa, who exhibits sociopathic tendencies. For this role, Jolie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2000, and was also honored with a Golden Globe and Critics Choice.
“Maleficent,” dir. by Robert Stromberg (2014)
Dark, dangerous, but harboring strong feelings and a need for acceptance – such was the “Witch” played by Angelina Jolie. In Robert Stromberg’s 2014 film, Jolie created one of the most magnetizing characters in Disney history on screen. She created a hapless and revenge-hungry heroine, whom viewers loved with all their hearts.
In 2019, Jolie again played the role of Diabolina in the film “The Witch 2”. The film premiered in 2019. The plot was set several years after the end of the events of the first part. Aurora and Diabolina have to face strong opponents, and their relationship is not very easy….
“Changeling” directed by Clint Eastwood (2008)
Based on fact, “Changeling”, directed by Clint Eastwood himself, turned out to be one of the most intriguing cinema titles of the first decade of the 20th century. The 2008 production tells the story of Christine Collins, whose son disappears without a trace, and the mysterious case the police try to solve. The son is found, but maternal intuition tells the heroine that it is not him.
“The Bone Collector,” directed by Philip Noyce (1999)
W „Kolekcjonerze kości” Jolie zagrała u boku Denzela Washingtona. Thriller w reżyserii Philipa Noyce’a z 1999 roku opiera się na książce Jeffery’ego Deavera. Opowiada o sparaliżowanym wybitnym detektywie, który zostaje poproszony przez policję o pomoc w odszukaniu seryjnego mordercy. Na drodze przestępcy i detektywa staje Amelia Donaghy – młoda policjantka, bohaterka Angeliny.
“Salt,” directed by Philip Noyce (2010).
Our list would not be complete without the classic action cinema production “Salt,” in which director Philip Noyce has once again given Angelina Jolie the lead role. Evelyn Salt is a Russian spy who infiltrates the service structure in the US to the CIA. The woman is unmasked and has to flee from the police, but her sense of loyalty and justice prevails.