Saturday, March 17, 2007

Angelina Jolie

Name: Angelina Jolie
Birth Name: Angelina Jolie Voight
Height: 5' 7"
Sex: F
Nationality: American
Birth Date: June 4, 1975
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: actress, model
Education: Lee Strasberg Theater Institute (enrolled at age 11)
New York University (majored in Film; attended night classes, 1997)
Husband/Wife: Billy Bob Thornton (actor, director; b. August 4, 1955; married on May 5, 2000; divorced on May 27, 2003), Jonny Lee Miller (actor; b. November 15, 1972; married on March 28, 1996; separated on October 1, 1997; filed for divorce on February 3, 1999)
Relationship: Brad Pitt (actor; born on December 18, 1963; rumored to have a relationship during filming Mr. And Mrs. Smith - 2004), Timothy Hutton (actor; born on August 16, 1960; dated 1998-1999)
Father: John Voight (actor; born on December 29, 1938; married on December 12, 1971; separated in 1976; divorced in 1978)
Mother: Marcheline Bertrand (former actress; born on May 9, 1950; died of cancer on January 27, 2007)
Brother: James Haven Voight (director; born on May 11, 1973)
Uncle: Chip Taylor (aka James Wesley Voight; musician)
Son: Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt (Cambodian; adopted; born on August 5, 2001), Pax Thien Jolie (adopted from an orphanage in Vietnam)
Daughter: Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (born on May 27, 2006 in Namibia; via Caesarean section and weighed in at a healthy seven pounds; Shiloh means Messiah), Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt (Ethiopian; adopted; born on July 6, 2005)

Angelina Jolie is the daughter of Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight, and former actress/model Marcheline Bertrand. Jon Voight separated from Bertrand when Jolie was 1, remained in California while the family lived on the East coast. ''He was the perfect example of an artist who couldn't be married,'' she says. ''He had the perfect family, but there's something for him that's very scary about that.'' Jolie, is her middle name. Ultimately, she decided to use it because, she says, ''I love my father, but I'm not him''.

Angelina began training and performing at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute at around 12. She was seen in several stage productions at the Institute. She worked as a professional model in London, New York and Los Angeles, and has also appeared in music videos for such artists as the Rolling Stones, Meat Loaf, Lenny Kravitz, Antonello Venditti and The Lemonheads. In addition, she has acted in five student films for the USC School of Cinema, all directed by her brother, James Haven. She landed her first feature film starring part in HACKERS, about a group of high school computer hackers. Previously, she had roles in independent features Gathering Evidence and Oh No, Not Her.Angelina was married to her co-star from Hackers, Jonny Lee Miller. The marriage took place in May of 1996 where she wore black rubber clothes (although they are now divorced). She has a extensive dagger collection (likes knives) and has several tattoos (one is the Japanese word for death on her shoulder). Today Angelina splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.

2008 Atlas Shrugged
2008 Kung Fu Panda
2008 The Changeling
2007 Beowulf
2007 A Mighty Heart
2006 The Good Shepered
2005 Sledge: The Untold Story
2005 Mr. & Mrs Smith
2004 Taking Lives
2004 The Fever
2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
2004 Alexander
2004 Shark Tale
2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
2003 Beyond Borders
2002 Life or Something Like It
2001 Original Sin
2001 Lara Croft Tomb Raider
2000 Gone in 60 Seconds
1999 The Bone Collector
1999 Girl Interrupted
1999 Pushing Tin
1998 Gia
1998 Playing By Heart
1998 Hell's Kitchen N.Y.C
1997 True Women
1997 George Wallace
1997 Playing God
1996 Without Evidence
1996 Mojave Moon
1996 Foxfire
1996 Love Is all There Is
1995 Hackers
1993 Cyborg 2

1997: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie, George Wallace
1998: National Board of Review: Breakthrough Performance Award, Playing by Heart; cited with Billy Crudup (Without Limits)
1998: Golden Satellite: Best Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV, Gia
1998: Golden Globe: Best Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TV, Gia
1998: Screen Actors Guild: Female Actor (Television Movie or Miniseries), Gia
1999: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Girl, Interrupted
1999: Screen Actors Guild: Female Actor in a Supporting Role (Theatrical Motion Picture), Girl, Interrupted
2000: Oscar: Best Supporting Actress, Girl, Interrupted
2000: ShoWest: Supporting Actress of the Year
2005: People's Choice Awards, USA: Favorite Female Action Movie Star

  • Jolie and Brad Pitt’s publicists have joined forces to deny tabloid reports the pair is close to splitting up after agreeing to a trial separation. (April 20, 2007)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt are reportedly buying a $138million Italian yacht. (April 12, 2007)
  • Jolie and her brother James Haven consider themselves orphans after the death of their mother - because they are not close to their father, Jon Voight. (April 10, 2007)
  • Her brother James Haven Voight claims that she and her partner Brad Pitt named their baby daughter, Shiloh, after him – Their parents -John Voight and Marcheline Bertrand-had initially decided to name him James Shiloh Voight, but they later switched to his present name.
  • Kidnappers reportedly planned to abduct her Vietnamese son Pax when the pair arrived back in the US on March 19 and hold the three year old to ransom for $100million. (2007)
  • It's been reported that her adopted son Pax Thien was the child of a drug addict.(March 27, 2007)
  • Jolie and her newly adopted 3-year-old son Pax left Vietnam in a private jet on March 21, 2007, en route to the boy's new home in the United States.
  • Is set to join James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in WANTED, an action film based on a graphic novel under the direction of Timur Bekmambetov. (March 21, 2007)
  • Has been voted Hollywood's ''yummiest mommy'' in a poll conducted by movie website (March 17, 2007)
  • Plans to stop making movies for a while to concentrate on raising her four children. (March 17, 2007)
  • Has officially adopted a 3-year-old Vietnamese boy and decided to change his name from Pham Quang Sang to Pax Thien Jolie (Pax means peace in Latin and Thien means sky in Vietnamese). (March 15, 2007)
  • Says her work as a humanitarian ambassador for the United Nations at first made her cry constantly because it was way too overwhelming and feeling like I wouldn’t be able to make a dent.” (March 13, 2007)
  • Narrowly avoided a kidnap attempt when visiting a developing country.
  • Is set to adopt a Vietnamese boy in May after being fast-tracked through the system, the nation's top adoption official said. (March 8, 2007)
  • Has filed papers to adopt a Vietnamese baby. (March 2, 2007)
  • Has been elected a member of an exclusive American foreign policy think tank. (February 27, 2007)
  • Brangelina have reportedly purchased a luxurious apartment in Berlin. (February 9, 2007)
  • Jolie and her son Maddox spent more than $700 at Shutters On The Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California just to take a shower. (January 19, 2007)
  • Offended Ryan Seacrest by remaining mum during an interview, ignoring questions posed in her direction, until Seacrest asked her a question about their family and boldly stuck his microphone right into her face. (January 18, 2007)
  • Has criticized Madonna for adopting Malawian child David Banda in an illegal manner. (January 9, 2007)
  • Says she was searching for a father to her children before she met Brad Pitt. (January 8, 2007)
  • Spent Christmas Day with mainly Colombian refugees in San Jose, Costa Rica, as part of her work as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, known as the UNHCR. (December 27, 2006)
  • Treated Brad Pitt to a tour of a famous house built by his architectural idol Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, for his 43th birthday. (December 11, 2006)
  • Angelina and Brad Pitt spent Thanksgiving holiday traveling around the Vietnamese capital Ho Chi Minh City on a motorbike. (November 25, 2006)
  • Her bodyguards allegedly roughed up Indian parents and students at Mumbai school where she was filming scenes for her new movie, A MIGHTY HEART. (November 17, 2006)
  • Caused commotion in India's western Mumbai city when she boarded a local train while shooting A MIGHTY HEART, about slain US journalist Daniel Pearl. (November 14, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt, currently in India shooting the film A MIGHTY HEART, have received threats on their lives from members of terrorist group al-Qaeda because of the political nature of the film. (November 3, 2006)
  • Cambodian charity Cambodian Vision in Development threatened to sue Jolie for breach of contract, saying she had reneged on a promise to give $1.5 million over five years to wildlife conservation. (November 2, 2006)
  • Sets up an independent Cambodian organization to administer a conservation project for remote northwestern areas of the country after she terminated the contract with Cambodian Vision in Development and U.S. conservation group WildAid, which had co-managed the project, in December last year. (October 31, 2006)
  • Reportedly has started a procedure for adopting an Indian orphan. (October 28, 2006)
  • Fainted on set while filming an emotional scene for her new film A MIGHTY HEART. (October 26, 2006)
  • Accused Western nations of being indifferent to refugees in her writing in a magazine published by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). (October 13, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated $100,000 to the Daniel Pearl Foundation, in memory of the Wall Street Journal reporter who was abducted in Pakistan and killed in 2002 while researching a story in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. (October 11, 2006)
  • A British photographer allegedly threatened by one of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's bodyguards in India has said he is considering legal action. (October 10, 2006)
  • Says she is disappointed at being unable to shoot A MIGHTY HEART, about US journalist Daniel Pearl who was abducted and murdered in Pakistan in 2002, in the country, due to concerns about safety. (October 9, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have reportedly asked David Beckham to be Maddox' s private instructor because the five-year-old has showed such promise since enrolling at the David Beckham Soccer Academy, in Los Angeles. (October 4, 2006)
  • Will play her dream role as Dagney Taggart in the up-coming film ATLAS SHRUGGED, written by Russian author Ayn Rand. (September 23, 2006)
  • Filming of her new film A MIGHTY HEART has been forced to stop filming in Pakistan after it was discovered that the crew were shooting without permission. But now authorities may consider granting permission for the shooting. (September 15, 2006)
  • Refused to enter a Hollywood party until her estranged father Jon Voigh, who was also invited, left. (August 26, 2006)
  • Says she won't raise her children in the ''insular world of Hollywood'' because she doesn't want them to be spoiled brats. (August 16, 2006)
  • Is said to be very clingy after the birth of the couple's daughter Shiloh two months ago, and has been keeping a track of Brad's while he is filming OCEAN'S THIRTEEN in Los Angeles. (August 10, 2006)
  • Barely two months since her birth, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's baby Shiloh Nouvel has been chosen to be the first infant ever memorialized in wax by Madame Tussauds. (July 26, 2006)
  • Is to co-star as the voice of a tiger in DreamWorks Animation SKG film KUNG FU PANDA. (July 13, 2006)
  • Forced Brad Pitt to put his beloved minimalist furniture in his Malibu home into storage, along with the items he and Jen picked up. (June 30, 2006)
  • Says the U.S. government has strange priorities when it comes to spending money on war rather than on AIDS or refugees. (June 22, 2006)
  • Namibia's National Society for Human Rights say Jolie and Brad Pitt should be banned from the country after the couple took over the African country when their baby Shiloh Nouvel was born there. (June 21, 2006)
  • Said she and Brad Pitt will adopt another child next, despite having given birth to baby Shiloh only three weeks ago. (June 20, 2006)
  • Says the experience of giving birth to Shiloh was frightening because she was scared she was “not gonna take a first breath.” (June 19, 2006)
  • The T-shirt that her baby Shiloh wore in her first photo shoot has sparked a shopping frenzy. (June 15, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have left Namibia with their new daughter Shiloh. (June 12, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt deny rumors they are planning to marry. (June 9, 2006)
  • Has the sexiest lips in the world, according to a poll conducted by UK FHM. (June 8, 2006)
  • Has reserved 24 domain names featuring various versions of her daughter Shiloh Nouvel's name. Among them are,,, and (June 3, 2006)
  • Her daughter Shiloh was born via cesarean section due to breech presentation. (2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt celebrated the birth of their daughter in Namibia by donating $300,000 to help other babies in this impoverished southern African country. (May 30, 2006)
  • Gave birth to a baby girl, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, on May 27, 2006 in Namibia. (May 29, 2006)
  • A Namibian judge dismissed charges against a South African photographer arrested for trespassing, while trying to snap a shot of Jolie and Brad Pitt. He was given a fine of $152. (May 23, 2006)
  • Jolie and brad Pitt have reportedly signed a $5-million deal for the first pictures of their unborn baby. And the money will go to children's charity UNICEF. (May 19, 2006)
  • Voted the best (6th) autographer in Hollywood by Autograph Collector's 14th annual survey. (2006)
  • Voted one of the top ten most generous celebrities in Hollywood by Forbes. (2006)
  • Has been so desperate for a particular chocolate she has had them flown out to Namibia to satisfy her pregnancy cravings. (May 5, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt are asking the press to respect their privacy while they await the birth of their child in the African country of Namibia, giving a local journalist a statement, To the local people who have been so kind and gracious, thank you for making us feel at home. As for the press, we kindly ask for privacy so that we can enjoy this beautiful country with our children. (April 24, 2006)
  • Is set to reprise her role as busty archaeologist Lara Croft in TOMB RAIDER 3. (April 21, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt are reportedly planning to have their baby in the African country of Namibia and may even give the child a Namibian name. (April 17, 2006)
  • Reportedly plans to give birth in Africa so that she - a UN goodwill ambassador - can carry on working for the organization throughout her pregnancy. (April 4, 2006)
  • Is the 2nd Sexiest Woman in the World, according to FHM. (2006)
  • Hails Angelina Jolie as one of the sexiest in Hollywood by Denzel Washington, saying, “there's just something about the way she moves. She's like liquid. (March 27, 2006)
  • Her adopted son has topped a list of the cutest celebrity kids in the poll conducted by America's In Touch magazine. (March 22, 2006)
  • Rumors that Jolie and Brad Pitt were due to marry at pal George Clooney's villa on Lake Como have been proved wrong. According to locals, police in the Lake Como area were on alert and a private security firm had increased security around Clooney's villa. (March 21, 2006)
  • Voted the woman most lesbians want to have sex with in a poll conducted by gay magazine Diva. (March 18, 2006)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have reportedly married a secret ceremony in Paris, as she was spotted wearing a golden band on her left hand. But a source said that the two already feel they are married and that the rings were a symbol of that union. (March 3, 2006)
  • Has reportedly asked her ex-lesbian lover Jenny Shimizu to be godmother to her children. (February 13, 2006)
  • Is said to be using British TV show Emmerdale to help her Yorkshire accent as she prepares for new film BEOWOLF. (February 8, 2006)
  • Says she won't get married to Brad Pitt. (February 4, 2006)
  • Told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland she is ashamed the US has yet to sign a United Nations charter on protecting children's rights. (January 27, 2006)
  • Has a new tattoo on her pregnant stomach; it is two lines of script in cursive Latin reading Quod Me Nutrit Me Destruit, which translates as What nourishes me also destroys me. (January 26, 2006)
  • Jolie, who has allegedly been put high risk pregnancy alert, collapsed on the set of THE GOOD SHEPHERD. (January 25, 2006)
  • A sonogram picture purporting to be Pitt and Angelina Jolie's baby has been removed from auction website after eBay bosses decided it violated their policy on celebrity materials. (January 21, 2006)
  • Her petition to have her children's last names changed to Jolie-Pitt has been granted by an LA judge. (January 20, 2006)
  • Her mom Marchline Bertrand has been hospitalized as she suffers from cancer for three years. (January 9, 2006)
  • Jolie, Robert De Niro and Matt Damon will soon begin shooting scenes for De Niro's latest work, THE GOOD SHEPHERD, in the Dominican Republic. (January 7, 2006)
  • Jolie, Sienna Miller, and Charlize Theron refused to play the role of the Bond babe in the new 007 movie CASINO ROYALE. (December 23, 2005)
  • Her estranged father Jon Voight is reportedly urging her to procreate with Brad Pitt, insisting he has the genes she's been searching for. (December 21, 2005)
  • Calvin Klein model Jenny Shimizu says that she has been carrying on an affair with Angelina for eleven years. (December 13, 2005)
  • During a benefit concert for Peter Gabriel's charity, Witness, a female fan bared her butt to show off a tattoo of the sexy actress - moments after having her photo taken with her. Amused, Jolie took a picture of the tattoo on her cellphone. (December 12, 2005)
  • Sparked a near riot at New York's The Supper Club when she arrived late for a benefit and refused to pose for pictures. (December 5, 2005)
  • Her father, Jon Voight, has spoken out about her relationship with Brad Pitt, saying he thinks the couple make a good match. (November 30, 2005)
  • Appealed for the swift delivery of promised aid to Pakistan, saying a new disaster threatens earthquake survivors when harsh winter conditions settle on devastated mountain areas. (November 26, 2005)
  • Received a Cambodian passport after being made a citizen of the Southeast Asian country. (November 23, 2005)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt made their first public appearance together at The Muhammad Ali Center's Grand Opening Gala in Louisville. (November 22, 2005)
  • Is reportedly considering Bond girl role in CASINO ROYALE as long as the role is toughened up. (November 15, 2005)
  • Led the field with three nominations for the 32nd annual Peoples Choice Awards. (November 11, 2005)
  • Has become such a big target for the British press, she missed a meeting with pal Val Kilmer to avoid getting photographed. (November 10, 2005)
  • Removed the tattoo of ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton's name from her arm. (November 7, 2005)
  • Plans to adopt a third child some time in the near future. (October 28, 2005)
  • Had her hairbrush put up for sale after accidentally leaving it on the set of THE GOOD SHEPHERD. (October 25, 2005)
  • Reportedly got angry with her friend, BEOWULF co-star actor Ray Winstone, for revealing during a pres interview that she and Brad Pitt got engaged. (October 24, 2005)
  • According to her BEOWULF co-star Ray Winstone, she is engaged to Brad Pitt. (October 20, 2005)
  • Honored by the United Nations with Global Humanitarian Action award for her work as a goodwill ambassador for refugees. (October 13, 2005)
  • According to rumors among paparazzi, a picture with Brad Pitt canoodling Jolie can fetch up to $500,000. (October 8, 2005)
  • An Ohio couple wanted to adopt a child after they saw Jolie on People magazine cover with her adopted daughter. (October 3, 2005)
  • Teams up with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the international effort to fight HIV and AIDS. (September 30, 2005)
  • Has brought some cheer to a six-year-old Australian boy suffering from cancer, by fulfilling his wish of meeting her. (September 28, 2005)
  • Decided to sell her house in England, where she has lived for three years, to settle in California. (September 27, 2005)
  • May have to reapply for her adoptive rights after authorities found that Zahara's mum was allegedly alive and well. (September 24, 2005)
  • Is the new face of Southern California luxury knit company St. John Knits. (September 16, 2005)
  • Calls her daughter Zahara Chubby because she has rapidly put on weight.
  • According to Debra Messing, her 17-month-old son, Roman kisses Jolie on the cover of a magazine and calls her “mama.” (September 8, 2005)
  • Brad Pitt’s parents are said to have warned their son to be careful with his relationship with Jolie, recalling her bad marriage history. (September 7, 2005)
  • Sent letters to the US government, urging authorities to increase the efforts over the disaster left by Katrina. (September 6, 2005)
  • Has sent letters to members of Congress and the White House asking them to increase the speed of the federal response toward New Orleans which has been devastated by Hurricane Katrina. (September 3, 2005)
  • Plans to sue British newspaper The Sun over reports her adopted daughter Zahara Marley is not an orphan. (September 2, 2005)
  • Agreed to attend Wyclef Jean's star-studded fundraiser for youths in his native Haiti on August 27, 2005 because her son Maddox is a huge fan of the hip-hop star.
  • Her adoption of an Ethiopian orphan has given hope to thousands more parentless children, because her example has sparked a huge interest in adoption. (August 29, 2005)
  • Jackass star Steve-O is so obsessed with Jolie, he is copying all of her tattoos. (August 15, 2005)
  • Granted Cambodian citizenship by the Asian country's King Norodom Sihamoni on August 11, 2005.
  • Her adopted son Maddox shocked crew members at a recent photo shoot in California by calling Brad Pitt Daddy. (August 5, 2005)
  • Has reportedly moved in with Brad Pitt, into his Hollywood mansion, just a few blocks away from Jennifer Aniston's house. (July 29, 2005)
  • Her adoption advisor Dr Ron Federici has revealed that the actress was thinking of adopting a third child. (July 28, 2005)
  • Her friends have forced her to take cooking lessons, because she's such a disaster in the kitchen. (July 25, 2005)
  • Her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton says he’s “proud” of her for adopting a second child. (July 23, 2005)
  • Praised by a leading U.S. pediatrician for saving the life of newly adopted Ethiopian daughter Zahara Marley by bringing her to the hospital, right after she arrived in the U.S. The baby suffered salmonella intestinal infection as well as dehydration and malnutrition, conditions which would have led to her death in her African homeland. (July 22, 2005)
  • Took her newly adopted daughter Zahara Marley out on one of her very first day trips to a bookstore. (July 21, 2005)
  • Denies reports her newly adopted daughter Zahara Marley was taken from her grandmother, insisting the woman has fabricated the story. (July 19, 2005)
  • Her newly adopted daughter, Zahara, spent a week in the hospital after treatment for dehydration and malnutrition. (July 18, 2005)
  • Her pet parrot is reportedly causing chaos because he's missing his famous owner. The African Grey has staged hunger strikes and attacked customers when Jolie left him at the Amazon Rainforest Shop in West Hollywood while she flew around the world promoting her movie MR AND MRS SMITH. (July 14, 2005)
  • According to a survey by British magazine Grazia, Jolie is the star most women would choose to look like if they could be transformed by cosmetic surgery. (2005)
  • Picked up her adopted daughter in Ethiopia with Brad Pitt. (July 8, 2005)
  • Is adopting a newborn Ethiopian girl orphaned by AIDS, saying the baby would be named Zahara Marley Jolie. (July 6, 2005)
  • Denied she is pregnant after she was photographed shopping for baby items. (July 5, 2005)
  • Wishes her childhood therapists had just arranged to drop her off in Africa because such a trip would have ended years of self-abuse, saying witnessing first hand the squalid conditions and deprivation experienced by millions of refugees has made her realize how lucky she is. (July 4, 2005)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt are photographed playing happy families with her son Maddox at her English country estate. (July 1, 2005)
  • A jar containing air reportedly breathed by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is being sold on internet auction site eBay. (June 30, 2005)
  • Has given up on recommunicating with her estranged father, actor Jon Voight, because being with him makes her feel miserable. (June 29, 2005)
  • MR & MRS SMITH director Doug Liman insists there were no signs that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were an item on his film set, saying the story was just the tabloids working overtime, trying to explain Pitt's break-up from wife Jennifer Aniston. (June 28, 2005)
  • Says coming from a broken home made her the self-sufficient woman she is today.
  • According to her neighbors in the sleepy town of Fulmer, Berkshire, Jolie's like most women around here and often pops down her local pub for a mineral water and a sarnie. (June 25, 2005)
  • Jolie and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice have launched the 5th Annual World Refugee Day Celebrations at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. (June 24, 2005)
  • Has fuelled speculation she's secretly dating Brad Pitt by admitting she always falls for the leading men she acts opposite, and her grueling gun training sessions with Pitt for MR & MRS SMITH made them very close. (June 20, 2005)
  • Broke down in a CNN interview when she recalled the first time she watched a child die in a refugee camp. (June 17, 2005)
  • Joined Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to kick off the 2005 World Refugee Day celebration to support the 17 million refugees worldwide. (June 16, 2005)
  • Denied rumors that she had celebrated her thirtieth birthday (June 4) with Pitt at a secret location in New York. (June 14, 2005)
  • Is forbidden from calling MR AND MRS SMITH a black comedy, because producers fear the label will put audiences off, insisting the description 'black comedy' is too ominous. (June 8, 2005)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt forced Hollywood bosses to switch their new film MR & MRS SMITH from a comedy into a full-scale action movie because they wanted to see who, among the two, could perform the best stunts. (June 7, 2005)
  • Has traveled to Kenya, visiting a United Nations-backed poverty- eradication project in the east African country. (June 3, 2005)
  • Tops brunette beauty poll commissioned by Harpers And Queen magazine. (2005)
  • Frightened cast and crew on the set of MR AND MRS SMITH with her worryingly extensive knowledge of knives and guns. (June 1, 2005)
  • MR AND MRS SMITH director Doug Liman fears the sex scenes between Jolie and Brad Pitt in the movie are so realistic that fans of Pitt's estranged wife Jennifer Aniston will boycott the film. (May 31, 2005)
  • Is convinced her mother's decision to allow her to live with her first boyfriend when she was just 14 helped cement their close bond. (May 30, 2005)
  • Denies Brad Pitt rumors once again, insisting she'd never be intimate with a married man because it was her now-estranged father Jon Voight's affair that brought her family to its knees. (May 27, 2005)
  • According to MR AND MRS SMITH director Doug Liman, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had immediate chemistry from the first day of the movie’s filming. (May 25, 2005)
  • Her mysterious love life has taken another twist as she's been spotted in London on a date with her first husband Jonny Lee Miller. (May 21, 2005)
  • Said she bedded a suitor who propositioned while she was married to Billy Bob Thornton. (May 17, 2005)
  • When visiting Sierra Leone, she said she was overwhelmed by the strength and spirit of a nation struggling to recover from a decade of brutal conflict. (May 13, 2005)
  • Is #7 on MAXIM Hot 100 for 2005.
  • Went to Sierra Leone to meet survivors of the battered West African nation’s devastating war and urge authorities to make public the recommendations of a special commission set up to reconcile the nation. (May 10, 2005)
  • Has made an emotional appeal to the international community to help millions of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan. (May 9, 2005)
  • Has met Pakistan's prime minister in Islamabad to thank him for hosting Afghan refugees. (May 6, 2005)
  • Voted the best lips in showbiz in a 2005 People magazine poll.
  • Denied playing a part in the break-up of Pitt and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston and dismissed a particular rumor which alleged that Aniston overheard her and Pitt having phone sex. (May 3, 2005)
  • May be set to quit acting as she has reportedly told friends she is concerned about the effect that the Hollywood lifestyle is having on her three-year-old son Maddox. (May 2, 2005)
  • After losing a high stakes bidding war to rival Us Weekly for exclusive photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie strolling along a secluded African beach, Star magazine used doctored photos to recreate the stars' romantic rendezvous on its cover. A tiny note on page 8 says, The image on the cover ... is a composite of two photographs. (April 30, 2005)
  • Topped a Beautiful People vote carried out by People's readersin 2005.
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have been photographed together on a beach in Africa. The picture is featured in a current issue of a British tabloid. (April 26, 2005)
  • Has revealed she's ready to get married again. (April 25, 2005)
  • Is on the third spot (after Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce) on a poll by Oxygen magazine for the best rear in Hollywood. (2005)
  • Claims she'd sleep with her female fans. (April 8, 2005)
  • Was named Hollywood's sexiest female single parent in a top five poll conducted by online dating service. (2005)
  • Experts have found that a new virus that purports to offer steamy pictures of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie contains a payload targeted at Microsoft. (April 1, 2005)
  • Is FHM's sexiest woman in the world. (2005)
  • Is opposed to the idea of U2 frontman Bono becoming the new World Bank boss - she is championing former US Secretary of State Colin Powell instead. (March 17, 2005)
  • Has revealed that she never feels intimidated when she meets with politicians to discuss refugee issues, because she knows so much on the subject that she won't be patronized. (March 16, 2005)
  • Jolie’s 2000 declaration that “I’m so in love with my brother right now” on Oscar stage gave a new tabloid twist to creepy love.
  • Denied reports she destroyed Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's marriage, insisting she was merely a shoulder to cry on for the actor. (January 18, 2005)
  • Is rumored to be the prime factor behind the split of Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. A source said that Aniston was furious after hearing Pitt Jolie having phone sex. (January 12, 2005)
  • Topped a poll of stars whom British men most want to kiss under the mistletoe. (2004)
  • Admits to a secret crush on another female Hollywood star, but has refused to name the lucky lady. I don't want to say her name, 'cause she just got married ... to a man, she said in an interview when quizzed about women she finds attractive. (2004)
  • Takes so few photographs of her adopted son Maddox, her mother Marcheline Bertrand has resorted to taking pictures of him from tabloids and magazines. (2004)
  • Defended her admissions of lesbian sex and self-mutilation, insisting they serve to make her fans feel comfortable with their own habits and desires. (2004)
  • Suffered something of a wardrobe malfunction at her ALEXANDER premiere, when the slinky wraparound top she was wearing slipped out of place to reveal her brassiere. She seemed to take the accidental exposé in her stride, despite the laughter of director Oliver Stone and leading man Colin Farrell. (2004)
  • Recently visited Sudan's Darfur region and described the crisis as unbelievably horrible. (October 28, 2004)
  • Her plans to adopt a Russian baby have been met with opposition from politicians who claim she has failed to follow official procedures. (October 25, 2004)
  • Confessed she loves sleeping with British men.
  • Named the sexiest woman alive by Esquire magazine. (2004)
  • Congratulated her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton on his new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, by taking out a full-page advertisement in a trade publication. She writes, Billy, I love your brilliant mind... Congratulations! With love and respect always, Angie. (2004)
  • Had a large Asian tiger tattooed onto her back after a brief visit to Thailand. (July 10, 2004)
  • Was offered Cambodian citizenship by the country’s prime minister in recognition for her nature conservation work in the poverty stricken country. (July 8, 2004)
  • Is among debutantes on the 2004 Forbes Magazine Celebrity 100 list.
  • Recently went on a goodwill mission to Russia - where she met with adoption officials and visited orphaned Chechen refugees - to improve her chances of obtaining a Russian child. (June 11, 2004)
  • Almost walked out of new movie MR AND MRS SMITH, after a series of bitter bust-ups with director Doug Liman. (May 21, 2004)
  • Avoided a star-studded party at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday to stop fellow actress Jennifer Aniston from feeling uncomfortable. Aniston was reportedly upset following speculation her husband Brad Pitt had grown close to Jolie whilst filming their new movie Mr And Mrs Smith earlier this year. (May 17, 2004)
  • Visited facilities in Arizona where children separated from their asylum-seeking parents are being detained by the United States. (May 1, 2004)
  • Amused assistants at a Los Angeles store when she took some towels into the changing rooms to try them out.
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie constantly needed medical treatment especially after filming a series of sexy clinches in MR. AND MRS. SMITH -- The doctors blamed a flu-like bug that was sweeping the set and it looked as if the stars kept re-infecting each other. (March 13, 2004)
  • Has furiously denied reports she enjoyed an intimate affair with actor Colin Farrell, insisting they're just great friends. (March 12, 2004)
  • Has now confirmed she is dating again, although she refuses to reveal who the lucky individual is. (February 19, 2004)
  • Jolie and Brad Pitt have taken to firing guns in preparation for their roles as assassins in the upcoming movie MR AND MRS SMITH. (February 12, 2004)
  • The woman who helped Jolie adopt her Cambodian baby son two years ago, surrendered to US federal authorities in Seattle. She is facing charges of visa fraud. (January 12, 2004)
  • Voted the woman most American males would like to date on New Year's Eve, according to a survey by movie rental chain Blockbuster Inc. (December 31, 2003)
  • Visited a Sudanese refugee camp on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital Monday, where she distributed winter clothes, blankets, and toys. (December 31, 2003)
  • Is facing a huge legal battle to remain the mother of her adopted son Maddox after hearing the child may not be an orphan and could have been sold by his birth mother in a desperate attempt to escape a poverty-stricken life. (December 29, 2003)
  • Won the U.N. Correspondents Association's first Citizen of the World Award for her work with refugees. (October 25, 2003)
  • Wants to star in a play on London's prestigious West End opposite her ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller. (October 24, 2003)
  • For Jolie, BEYOND BORDERS, is beyond an ordinary movie; it is a film project that changed her life and introduced her to the joys of eating fried frogs on a stick. (October 23, 2003)
  • Donates one third of all her earnings to charity, saying she has too much money for her own needs and wants her wealth to benefit those who are in need. (October 21, 2003)
  • Has confirmed she is in the process of adopting another child. (October 17, 2003)
  • Chinese authorities banned the second Tomb Raider blockbuster, starring Angelina Jolie, after complaining it portrays the country negatively. - The report said censors axed the film because it damaged China's reputation, giving the impression of a country in chaos, with no government, and over-run by secret societies. (August 29, 2003)
  • Jolie is reportedly set to adopt another child after spending time investigating the possibility of a goodwill mission for the U.N. in Russia - She spent hours engaged in talks with adoption authorities and also visited a children's hospital on the trip, where she spoke passionately in defense of Chechen refugees. (August 26, 2003)
  • Jolie made a personal plea to the Russian government Sunday not to force thousands of Chechen refugees in Ingushetia to return to their war-torn homeland – She also added her voice to appeals for the release of a Dutch aid worker kidnapped a year ago in Dagestan, just east of Chechnya. (August 25, 2003)
  • Jolie visited a refugee tent camp Friday near Chechnya -- Jolie, who is in Russia as a Goodwill Ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, spent about 40 minutes at the Bella camp near the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya in Ingushetia, a region that borders Chechnya. (August 23, 2003)
  • Jolie has reunited with her first husband Jonny Lee Miller -- Since she moved to Britain with her two-year-old adopted Cambodian son Maddox, Jolie and Miller have had a string of secret dates, according to reports in Britain. (August 21, 2003)
  • Jolie was amazed to find herself romantically linked to actor hunk Olivier Martinez, just because she's single and they were seen together -- She says, Olivier and I were said to be together because we were at a ball game, but everybody else was there also. Basically I'm single. I worked with a bunch of men on a film recently, so I was tagged to all of them. (August 21, 2003)
  • Cambodia has approved a forest conservation project funded by Jolie in two former Khmer Rouge strongholds -- Jolie has promised up to $1.5 million for community-based work over the next five years in remote areas in northwestern Cambodia. (August 9, 2003)
  • Jolie is proud of playing action hero Lara Croft on screen and believes the character is a role model grounded in reality - She said Lady Croft does not have to be anti-man to be a strong woman, She's very sexual and she's very sensual, but she doesn't use it to win. (July 24, 2003)
  • Jolie hasn't had sex in a year since splitting with ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton and thought she was okay with that, but she now admits the novelty of a chaste life is wearing thin – She said, I'm single. I haven't been dating. I haven't had sex for over a year. It's horrible. God help the next person. I'm looking forward to the next time, of course. (July 23, 2003)
  • Jolie has denied long-standing rumors that she kissed her brother inappropriately at the Oscar ceremony in 2000 – The actress was so excited at winning the Best Supporting Actress award for GIRL, INTERRUPTED that she kissed brother James Haven on the lips and Jolie puts her excitement down to her desire to emulate her dad, actor Jon Voight, who won the Best Actor statuette in 1979 for war drama COMING HOME. (July 18, 2003)
  • Jolie has lashed out at her estranged father Jon Voight for going public with his concerns about her last summer because his tearful TV appearances could have wrecked her hopes of motherhood. (July 11, 2003)
  • Jolie says she and ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton are not even friends following their acrimonious divorce -- She admits her troubled union to Thornton has soured her impression of marriage, something she never plans to commit to again. (July 10, 2003)
  • In a televised interview set to air on Friday, Jolie said she had not dated since splitting up with Billy Bob Thornton and declared: I think I'll never get married again. ... I don't want to have a temporary father for my son. (July 9, 2003)
  • Jolie acknowledged a past affair with a woman, saying she was surprised when she suddenly found herself having those feelings she always had for men toward a woman. (July 9, 2003)
  • Admitted she had an early ambition to work in the funeral business.
  • Jolie is having nightmares. She pinpoints them to horrible things she witnessed, which had happened to young refugees, in her travels as a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador - The actress said, I've seen far too many children with their limbs cut off, or hatchet marks in their faces. I've seen far too many people starving to death to not think that there's something very imbalanced about this world that we live in, and that something must be done. (July 4, 2003)
  • Now mother to her two-year-old adopted son Maddox, which has taken away the focus of dating and finding a new man, Jolie is amused at the way fans still view her as an icon of sexiness -- She says, Considering I haven't had sex in a really long time, I find that really funny! (July 3, 2003)
  • Jolie has found a new soulmate in the form of wacky Oscar winner Nicolas Cage -- The oddball twosome reportedly met three years ago when they co-starred in the high octane movie GONE IN 60 SECONDS but hooked up again in Angelina February in London while attending the BAFTAs. (June 14, 2003)
  • Jolie hated her famous Lara Croft character at first because she was just a cartoonish cute girl in hotpants, but then she says, Now, I've really come to like Lara, so she's just like a weird friend. (June 2, 2003)
  • Jolie is fast becoming a token Briton as her son Maddox has said his first words with an English accent - The actress has been filming in the country alongside stars Jude Law, and Gwyneth Paltrow, in WORLD OF TOMORROW and concedes she is becoming more British by the day. (May 3, 2003)
  • Jolie has donated $30,000 to help refugees in Africa -- The actress handed over the money to help over a million refugees who are facing severe hunger following cuts in food aid. (May 1, 2003)
  • Famous for her collection of intricate skin markings, Jolie added another one to her collection during a recent stay in Thailand -- The new addition, appearing on her back, features five vertical lines of ancient Cambodian that is said to ensure good fortune. (April 26, 2003)
  • Jolie is to pay $5 million over the next 15 years to help set up a wildlife sanctuary in the area of Cambodia once controlled by the evil Khmer Rouge -- The actress has already paid $350,000 to get the project started, according to Mounh Sarath of the Cambodian Vision In Development charity. (April 14, 2003)
  • Jolie was left frockless for Sunday's Academy Awards after the gown she'd planned to wear was stolen -- The 3,000 pound ($4,700) gown was among seven dresses, jewelry, and accessories, worth a total of 40,000 pounds ($62,400) which were snatched from the back of British designer Scott Henshall's convertible in London's fashionable Knightsbridge district Wednesday. (March 21, 2003)
  • Has the most desired body according to an annual survey conducted by the Beverly Hills Institute For Aesthetic And Reconstructive Surgery in Los Angeles. (February 6, 2003)
  • Jolie is taking the final steps to get Billy Bob Thornton out of her life - she's looking to get his tattoo across her upper arm removed. (January 25, 2003)
  • Jolie made a mouthwatering promise to male fans of her character Lara Croft - in the next Tomb Raider film she will be much sexier, This time I just ate normal food and lots of it: stuff like beans and eggs on toast. Then I trained as much as possible. This time Lara's leaner and stronger, sexier and sharper. (January 10, 2003)
  • Billy Bob Thornton is launching a desperate attempt to win back wife Angelina Jolie from the arms of fellow actor Jonny Lee Miller -- Thornton is so determined to show his wife he deserves another chance he is even planning to confront his fear of flying by traveling to meet Jolie in Hong Kong later this month. (January 7, 2003)
  • Jolie visited war ravaged Kosovo as part of her work as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations - the actress was troubled by the plight of the minority community in the country and shocked by their poor living conditions. (January 4, 2003)
  • Jolie has pledged £50,000 to help build a new cancer unit at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Scouserland after her adopted son was treated there during filming of the TOMB RAIDER sequel in North Wales earlier this year. (November 30, 2002)
  • Jolie is building a house in Cambodia for herself and adopted Cambodian son Maddox – she says she chose Cambodia because she wants Maddox to know his homeland. (November 27, 2002)
  • Jolie's estranged dad Jon Voight, was a neglectful father, a womanizer, and linked to a cult, according to the mother of the actress's childhood pal, Susan Margaret - Margaret says Voight's alleged ways could be the reason he and his stunning offspring are no longer on speaking terms. (November 27, 2002)
  • Jolie's renewed friendship with ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller has put a smile back on her face -- on a recent charity trip to Manchester, Jolie apparently gave her mobile phone to her assistant with strict instructions that she did not want to be disturbed by anyone but Miller. (October 23, 2002)
  • Jolie, who plans to live part-time in Cambodia with 1-year-old Maddox, says she's terrified her adopted Cambodian son will step on a landmine. (October 21, 2002)
  • Jolie’s 11-month-old baby is on the mend after spending time in a British hospital; the baby was admitted to Liverpool's Alder Hey Hospital on September 17 for treatment for an undisclosed injury. (September 25, 2002)
  • Jolie has been pumping so much iron to prepare for playing Lara Croft once again, that when it came to finding a stunt double for the big-lipped one, only a man would do (September 2002)
  • Hot on the heels of the news that her estranged husband Billy Bob Thornton is living with a new woman, Jolie has sent staff in to clear her possessions out of their marital home. (September 21, 2002)
  • She dropped the Voights as her surname following the bad relationship with her dad Jon Voight (September 18, 2002)
  • Jolie has donated $100,000 to provide food for Western Sahara refugees (September 2002)
  • She has made a list of ten things to do before she dies - and they include telling first husband Jonny Lee Miller she still loves him (September 2002)
  • Jolie has refused to let her actor father Jon Voight back into her life despite his public plea as she won't risk letting him get close to herself or her adopted son Maddox.
  • She responded to her dad's deepest concern with a brief statement acknowledging her estrangement from her father, but offering no apologies or explanations.
  • Gained widespread attention, critical raves, and an Emmy nomination, for her performance as the drug-addicted, AIDS-stricken, model Gia Carangi, in the 1998 HBO television movie GIA.
  • Their parents were divorced and her dad left her when she was less than a year old
  • She has been staying away from her dad Jon Voight, because he has been trying to reach her to get help. They have not spoken to each other for months. In the early 2002, Voight said the last time he saw her was during Paramount's 90th anniversary party. He ran to give her a hug, and one of her representatives stepped in his way and said, Get back.
  • Next to Liv Tyler, she is the only actress of her generation who can thank her famous father for the lips that have become her trademark.
  • She was one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. (2000)
  • She is extremely close to and protective of her brother Jamie. He often accompanies her to awards shows, and she used his name, or at least his memory, as inspiration in the Where's Jamie?! scene in GIRL, INTERRUPTED (1999).
  • Has the letter 'H' tattooed on the inside of her left wrist, which is a reference to two people she is close to who have this letter in their names: her brother, James Haven, and Timothy Hutton. She got the tattoo when she was dating Timothy but since their break up she now says it's only for James.
  • Has a tattoo of the Tennesee Williams quote, A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages, on her left forearm.
  • Jolie is actually her middle name.
  • She married Jonny Lee Miller in black leather pants and a white shirt. Across the back of the shirt she painted her husband's name in her own blood.
  • Tattoos include the Japanese sign for death, two pointy black American Indian symbols, a dragon, and a large black cross.
  • Angelina and her brother, to whom she is very close, publicly spoke out to deny false rumors that the two were having an incestuous love affair. (2000)
  • She had childhood dream of becoming a funeral director.
  • She is named the world's sexiest woman in Swedish magazine Café.
  • Jolie means pretty in French.
  • Has the Latin phrase Quod me nutrit me destruit (What nourishes me also destroys me) tattooed across her stomach.
  • She was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland after her visits to Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Pakistan. (27 August 2001)
  • She is of Czechoslovakian, English, and Native American heritage.
  • Performed her own stunts in TOMB RAIDER and received cuts from the chandelier scene as a result.
  • Has dismissed the media fascination with her buxom breasts.
  • Has been named fashion bible Vogue's first perfect woman.
  • Is ditching her opportunity to attend this year's prestigious Academy Awards - because she wants to play with African giraffes.
  • Has donated $1 million to Afghan refugees in response to the United Nations' appeal for aid.
  • Was originally asked to play Winona Ryder's role in ALIEN: RESURRECTION (1997)
  • Married Jonny Lee Miller shortly after the making of HACKERS. (1995) They were divorced four years later.
  • Apart from normal jumping, the only move Lara Croft (Jolie) does in the movie which can also be done in the games is when she jumps over the living statue and rolls in the air. This can be done in the Playstation game by pressing forward and square, then circle while in air (LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER (2001).
  • She sleeps with a knife in TOMB RIDER. She also does this in real life.
  • She wore pads to make her bust appear larger on film.
  • The video-game version of Lara Croft has a 40DD bust. Since Jolie is only a 36C, the director compromised and made her a 36D for this movie.
  • Graduated from Beverly Hills High School at the age of 16
  • Around her neck she carries a vial of her husbands blood
  • Is left handed
  • She began collecting knives and other weapons when, as a child, she used to attend renaissance fairs with her mother and brother.

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