Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight June 4, 1975 (37)) is an actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee agency United Nations. He has received three Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild awards and an Oscar. Jolie has promoted humanitarian causes throughout the world and is known for his work with refugees through UNHCR. It was cited as one of the most beautiful women in the world and his life offscreen is widely reported.
Although he made his film debut as a child alongside her father Jon Voight in 1982 (30 years), the film Lookin 'to Get Out, acting career began in earnest a decade later Jolie with the budget low production Cyborg 2 (1993, 19 years). His first lead role in a major film was in Hackers (1995, 17). He appeared in the critically acclaimed biographical film George Wallace (1997, 15) and Gia (1998, 14 years), and won an Oscar for best supporting actress for her performance in the drama Girl, Interrupted (1999, 13 years ago.) Jolie achieved greater fame after her portrayal of videogame heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (9 walls) (2001, 11), and since then has become one of best known in Hollywood and the highest paid Hollywood. She had her biggest commercial success in the field of comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005, 7 years) and the animated film Kung Fu Panda (2008, 4 years).
Divorced from actors Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, Jolie currently lives with actor Brad Pitt (17 walls), in a relationship that has attracted media attention worldwide. Jolie and Pitt have three adopted children, Maddox, Pax, and Zahara, as well as three biological children, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne.
The early years
Born in Los Angeles, California, Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She is the niece of Chip Taylor, sister of James Haven and the goddaughter of Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell.On the side of his father, Jolie is of Czech and German and her mother's side she is French Canadian and is said to be part of the Iroquois.However, Voight has claimed Bertrand "is not seriously Iroquois", and only said that to improve the exotic music of his ex-wife.Race
Early work, 1993-1997Jolie began working as a model when she was 14 years old, modeling mainly in Los Angeles, New York and London. At that time, she also appeared in numerous music videos, including those of Meat Loaf ("Rock & Dreams Come Through"), Antonello Venditti ("Alta Marea"), Lenny Kravitz ("Stand by My Woman"), and The The Lemonheads. ("Time") At the age of 16, Jolie returned to theater and played her first role as a German dominatrix. She began to learn of his father, as he realized his method of observing people to become like them. Their relationship during this time was less strained, with Jolie realizing that they were both "Drama Queens".
Jolie appeared in five student films for her brother, made while attending the USC film school, but her professional movie career began in 1993 (19 years), when she played her first role in the movie Cyborg Budget 2, Casella "Cash" Reese, an almost human robot, designed to seduce her way into the seat of a competing manufacturer, then the self-detonation.After a supporting role in the independent film Without Evidence, Jolie played the role of Kate "Acid Burn" Libby in her first Hollywood film Pirates (1995, 17), where she met her first husband, Jonny Lee Miller. The New York Times wrote, "Kate (Angelina Jolie) stands out. It's because she scowls even more bitter than [her co-stars] and is a rare woman hacker who sits intently at his keyboard in the beginning to see through. Despite his surly attitude, which is all this role requires, Ms. Jolie sweet cherubic looks of her father, Jon Voight. "The film failed to make a profit at the box office but developed a cult following after its release video.
She appeared as Gina Malacici in 1996 (16 years) The comedy of love is all, a free adaptation of the modern day Romeo and Juliet between the two rival Italian owners of the restaurant family in the Bronx, New York . On the way movie Mojave Moon (1996, 16 years) was a young woman named Eleanor Rigby, who falls for Danny Aiello's character, as he takes a shine to her mother, played by Anne Archer. In 1996 (16 years), Angelina Jolie also portrayed Margret "Legs" Sadovsky, one of five teenagers who form an unlikely bond in the film Foxfire after beating a teacher who has sexually harassed. The Los Angeles Times wrote about his performance, "it took a lot of nonsense to develop this character, but Jolie, Jon Voight's daughter by knockout, has the presence to overcome the stereotype. Although the story is told by Maddy's legs is the subject and the catalyst. "
Humanitarian workJolie became the first person about humanitarian crises around the world while filming Tomb Raider in Cambodia. Finally, he turned to UNHCR for more information on international trouble spots. In the following months, he visited refugee camps around the world to learn more about the situation and conditions in these areas. In February 2001 (11 years), Angelina Jolie went on her first field visit, a 18-day mission to Sierra Leone and Tanzania, who later said he was shocked by what he saw. In the coming months, she returned to Cambodia for two weeks and later met with Afghan refugees in Pakistan, where he donated $ 1 million for Afghan refugees in response to an emergency call international UNHCR. He insisted that covers all costs related to its mission and share the same primitive conditions of living and working as UNHCR field staff on all visits. Jolie was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR on August 27, 2001 (11 years) at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva.
"We can not close to information and ignore the fact that millions of people suffer there. Want sincerely help. Do not think I'm different from other people. I think we all want justice and equal opportunity for a meaningful life. We all like to believe that if we were in a bad situation for someone to help us. "-Jolie on her motives for joining UNHCR in 2001 (11 years)Jolie has been on field missions around the world and met with refugees and internally displaced persons in over 20 countries. Asked what he hopes to achieve, he said, "The awareness of the situation of these people. I think they should be commended for what they have survived, not looked down on." In 2002 (10 years), Jolie visited a refugee camp at Tham Hin, Thailand and Colombian refugees in Ecuador. Jolie later went to various UNHCR facilities in Kosovo and paid a visit to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya with refugees mainly from Sudan. He also met with Angolan refugees while filming Beyond Borders in Namibia.