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Biography of Angelina Jolie


Born on 4 june 1975 in Los Angeles (California, USA) at 9:09.
Astrological sign : Gemini
Height : 1m75
Hair : brown
Eyes : green


Marcheline Bertrand & Jon Voight

Daughter of Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand (divorced in 1978).

1 brother, James Haven (assistant realizer).

(See Family page.)

James Haven & Angelina Jolie at Orphans Foundation gala


Maddox & Angelina Jolie

Mother of two adopted sons Maddox Chivan (born on 5 august 2001 in Cambodia) and Pax Thien (born on 29 november 2003 in Vietnam), of an adopted daughter Zahara Marley (born on 8 january 2005 in Ethiopia) and of a girl Shiloh Nouvel (born on 27 may 2006 in Swakopmund, Namibia) and twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline (born on 12 july 2008 in France) she had with Brad Pitt.

(See Family page.)

Zahara & Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Shiloh


Studies :
Graduate of Beverlly Hills Highschool, she studied at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York and in Jan Tarrant's (New York) and Silvana Gallardo's (Los Angeles) studios before going to MET Theatre Ensemble Workshop.


Humanitarian :
Angelina Jolie UNHCR Russia

Angelina becomes UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in august 2001.

(See UNHCR page.)

Angelina Jolie UNHCR Pakistan


Life & career
At the age of 7, she plays in Lookin' to get out with her parents (see review).
Then she started a career as model and plays in video clips (Has anybody seen my baby of The Rolling Stones, Rock'n roll dreams come through of Meat Loaf, Stand by my woman of Lenny Kravitz). She also plays in movies directed by her brother.
Her carrer in cinema really begins in 1993 with Cyborg 2 (see review).
Angelina Jolie as a model
Angelina Jolie & Jonny Lee Miller In 1995, on Hackers set, she meets her first husband, Jonny Lee Miller. They get married in 1996 and divorce 3 years later (see review).
The day she married, she wore a T-shirt with the name of her husband written in blood letters... her own blood...
In 1997 come the first recognition when she get the Golden Globe of the best actress in a second role for the movie George Wallace.
In 1998, by playing the tragic destiny of top-model Gia Carangi, Angelina Jolie wins the Golden Globe of the best actress (see review).
Angelina Jolie Academy Awards 2000 In 1999, she plays in The Bone Collector with Denzel Washington (see review). She wins her third Golden Globe (best actress in a second role) for her role in Girl, Interrupted (see review). She is the first actress to win this award three times in three years (see awards).
In 2000, she wins the best award for this movie : an Academy Award (best actress in a second role).
On 5 may 2000, she gets married with Billy Bob Thornton in Las Vegas. They met on Pushing Tin set. As a proof of love, they exchange phials with their blood.
She plays in her first blockbuster, Gone in 60 Seconds in 2000 (see review).
Angelina Jolie & Billy Bob Thornton at Gone in Sixty Seconds premiere in Los Angeles
Lara Croft Tomb Raider In 2001 she plays Lara Croft in cinematographic adaptation of video game Tomb Raider (see review).
She plays the role again in 2003 in Tomb Raider : Cradle of Life (see review).

Lara Croft Tomb Raider  Lara Croft Tomb Raider

Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Cradle of Life
In 2001 she adopted Maddox Chivan, a cambodian child. She became AGoodwill Ambassador for HCR (UNHCR). Her commitment in HCR actions his related in the movie Beyond Borders (see review).
In 2003, Billy Bob Thornton and Angie divorce. She obtains the guard of Maddox, the son she had recently adopted.
Angelina Jolie as Olympias in Alexander 2005 was her year with three movies ! Alexander (see review), SkyCapitain and the World of Tomorrow (see review) and the famous Mr. & Mrs. Smith success of 2005 summer (see review). Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie in Mr & Mrs Smith
In july 2005, Angelina adopts an Ethiopian girl, Zahara with Brad Pitt, who becomes legal father of Maddox and Zahara in january 2006.
Angelina and Brad had a girl on 27 may 2006, named Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.
Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt in Canada Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt in London Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt in Paris
Marcheline Bertrand dies of cancer on 28 january 2007.

In march 2007, Angie adopts Pax Thien, a 3 years old vietnamese child.

2007 is a prolific year in her career with the release of The Good Shepherd, A Mighty Heart (see review) - presented at Cannes Festival - and Beowulf (see review), the filming of Wanted, The Changeling, and Kung Fu Panda (see review), and St John and Shiseido ads campaigns.
She spent much time in New Orleans with Brad, helping him for his project "Make It Right".
Pax Thien


Informations :
Angelina Jolie at Venice Film Festival

Angelina Jolie with a snake (promotion for Alexander)

Angelina Jolie and airplane
- Nicknames : Angie, Catwoman, Bunny, Jellybean.
- She dropped her name of Voight in 2002.
- Cambodian nationality since august 2005.
- She's really close to her mother and brother. She said she may kill anyone who would attack James Haven or her children.
- She is the goddaughter of Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell, and the niece of Chip Taylor.
- Left-handed.
- She likes the shape of her veins on her arms.
- Tattoos all over her body.
- She was a childhood athlete.
- Collection of knives and books about vampires.
- Younger, she was interested in funeral science.
- She fears being burnt alive.
- She's fascinated by death as a way to love life.
- She's bisexual ; she falls in love with "human being", not only man or woman.
- Prefered Disney character : Dumbo.
- Favorite color : Black, "that goes with all".
- Her perfume : Herrera. "I've worn it forever. I like it because it's not spicy or flowery."
- She never goes anywhere without her Blistex.
- Learns french tongue and cooking.
- Prefered fast-food : McDonald's.
- Thinks that Cheerios are the "greatest food in the world".
- Favorites drinks : tea and tequila.
- Prefered painter : Egon Schiele.
- Prefered singer : Madonna.
- Prefered song : "It must be love" by Madness.
- Her favorite movies of her dad are Anaconda and Conrack.
- Likes to watch King of the Hill, the channels Animal Planet and The Game Show Network.
- Knows how to tango and tattoo.
- Pilot's licence since september 2004 ; she bought her own jet.
- Drives a black Range Rover truck and owns a hand-made italian moto MV Agusta Brutale 750.
- She likes snakes and lizards ; used to have a pet lizard named Vladimir, and a snake named Harry Dean Stanton.
- Made her stage debut playing a German dominatrix in Room Service.
- She quit acting for six months after the filming of Gia.
- Her inspiration actress wise is Gena Rowland.
Tattoo of Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie with a knife

Angelina Jolie in Range Rover at Malibu


Cast :
Producer : Rainbow team
Script : Mag & Kunopès
Art directors : Mag & Maggie


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