Angelina¶s Jolie Biography

Date of Birth 4 June 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA Mini Biography

Growing up in Los Angeles, Jolie was no stranger to the film industry, being the daughter of Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight.

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She worked as a professional model in London, New York and Los Angeles At age 11, Angelina began studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Jolie was asked to star in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). In 2002, Angelina adopted a Cambodian refugee boy named Maddox and in 2005 adopted an Ethiopian refugee girl named Zahara.

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In 2004, Jolie began filming Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) with co-star Brad Pitt. Pitt separated from his wife Jennifer Aniston in January 2005. Pitt's divorce was finalized later in 2005.


Jolie and Pitt announced in early 2006 that they would have a child together, and Jolie gave birth to daughter Shiloh that May. They also adopted a three-year-old Vietnamese boy named Pax.

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