Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie. American actress, director, producer and screenwriter. She rose to stardom when she played the famous drug addict supermodel of the 80s Gia Marie Carangi in Gia ( 1998 ) and co-starred with Winona Ryder in the film Innocence Interrupted , a performance that earned her the triple crown: Golden Globe, Saturn Award and Oscar for best actress. Appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Summary

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  • 1 Biographical synthesis
    • 1 Artistic career
    • 2 Private life
  • 2 Curiosities
  • 3 Awards
    • 1 Oscar
    • 2 Golden Globes
    • 3 Screen Actors Guild
    • 4 BAFTA Awards
    • 5 Saturn Awards
    • 6 Satellite Awards
    • 7 Emma Awards
  • 4 Sources

Biographical synthesis

Angelina Jolie was born on June 4 , 1975 in Los Angeles , California . She is the daughter of famous actor Jon Voight , winner of the Oscar for “Best Actor” for Inglorious Return in 1978, and actress Marcheline Bertrand and has a brother, also an actor, named James Haven . In 1976 Angelina’s parents separated and soon after they moved to New York . When he was eleven years old, the family returned to Los Angeles .

Artistic career

Angelina Jolie began working as a model at the age of fifteen. She managed to be listed as a finesse model and came to model in the United States and Europe , especially in Los Angeles , New York and London . He appeared in numerous music videos, including Meat Loaf’s ” Rock & Roll Dreams Come Through ” ; Antonello Venditti’s ” Alta Tide ” ; ” Stand by My Woman ” by Lenny Kravitz , and ” It’s About Time ” by Lemonheads . At the age of 16,Dominatrix . In 1993 he entered the cinema fully with the film Cyborg 2 as ” Casella Reese “, a human- robot conceived to seduce the manufacturer’s rivals. In 1995 he worked on the film Hakers , alongside Jonny Lee Millar . She acted as ” Gina Malacici ” in the 1996 comedy Love Is All There Is , a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet . The same year she played the role of ” Margret Sadovsky “, one of the five protagonists in the film Foxfire .

The actress starred alongside David Duchovny in the movie Playing God , a film about a doctor who is stripped of his license and for this reason becomes one of the most wanted criminals. She then appeared in the television movie True Women , a romantic drama set in the West , based on the book by Janice Woods Windle . That year she played the role of a stripper in the video Anybody Seen My Baby? by The Rolling Stones . In 1997 she acted in the role of ” Cornelia Wallace “, for the film George Wallace , which won her a Golden Globe.and a nomination for an Emmy . He worked there alongside Gary Sinise , both led by John Frankenheimer .

She starred in the film GIA , an HBO production where she played an 80s supermodel named ” Gia Carangi .” Angelina Jolie has gained wide recognition for her starring role in “Gia,” her fierce imagery concludes a fantastic contrast to the character. For her performance in this film, she was awarded her second Golden Globe and was again nominated for an Emmy and won an Actors Guild Award . After GIA, Jolie moved to New York and stopped acting for a short period of time. She enrolled in New York University to study filmmaking and took writing classes. In 1998, Jolie returned to acting playing the role of ” Gloria McNeary ” in the movie Hell’s Kitchen , and that same year she starred in the movie Playing by Herat , with a cast that included Sean Connery , Gillian Anderson , Ryan Phillippe and Jon Stewart .

He starred in Out of Control , a comedy-drama starring John Cusack , Billy Bob Thornton and Cate Blanchett . That same year, he worked with Denzel Washington on The Bone Collector , an adaptation made by the author of the original novel, Jeffrey Deaver . Jolie accepted the role of Lisa Rowe in Innocence Interrupted , 1999 , based on a real life event, which recounts the life of ” Susanna Kaysen “, played by Winona Ryder . Critics believed the film was Winona’s triumphant return, but they called it “the great coronation in Hollywood ” of Jolie. That same year, Jolie won her third Golden Globe , her second Screen Actors Guild Award , and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Jolie appeared in 60 Seconds (Gone in 60 Seconds), her second commercial success, in which she played the role of “ Sara Waylnad, ” the ex-girlfriend of a car thief played by Nicolas Cage . The premiere of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2001 made her an international star. The film was a huge box office success, raising an average of $ 270 million worldwide. That same year, Jolie starred alongside Antonio Banderas in the film Original Sin , based on the novel by Cornell Woolrich . In 2002 she played ” Lanie Kerrigan ” inSeven days and a life . The film was poorly received by critics, although Jolie’s performance received positive reviews. Jolie returns to play ” Lara Croft “, this time titled Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life , 2003 . It was not lucrative like the predecessor, but it managed to raise $ 156 million at the box office. That same year, she starred in Loving Dangerously , a film about humanitarian work in Africa . The film received negative reviews and did not do very well financially.

In 2004, Jolie starred, along with Ethan Hawke , in the film Other people’s lives , in the role of Illeana Scout . That same year, he voiced ” Lola ” an angelfish for the Dreamworks film Shark Tale ; the cast included Will Smith , Renée Zellweger, and Robert De Niro . In that same year, Jolie was part of the cast of the film Alexander the Great , by Oliver Stone , where she played the role of ” Olympia “, mother of Alexander. In the same 2004 he participated in the film “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, in the role of” Franky.2005 Jolie made only one movie, the action comedy ” Mr. & Mrs. Smith, ” which was her biggest commercial success and grossed an average of $ 470 million worldwide.

In 2006 , Jolie appeared in the film of Robert de Niro , The Good Shepherd (The Good Shepherd). The film received mixed reviews: According to the Chicago Tribune , Jolie’s age is compelling for the role, and I see that she doesn’t care how her frail nature comes from a bold sympathy. In 2007 Jolie debuted as a director with the documentary A Place in Time , the partners and actors who worked with Jolie on this project were: Jude Law , Hilary Swank , Colin Farrell and Jonny Lee Miller . Jolie starred in the movie An Invincible Heart, on the kidnapping and murder of The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan . It had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival . The film earned Jolie her fourth Golden Globe nomination and her third Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.

That same year, Jolie appeared in the epic Beowulf animation based on the English poem of the same name, directed by Robert Zemeckis . In this film, the actress played the mother of the monster Grendel , using the motion capture technique. In this same year, she carried out a major project Changeling , by Clint Eastwood , which earned her an Oscar nomination for best actress. In 2008 Jolie appeared in the action movie Wanted , adapted from a graphic novel by Mark Millar . He also lent his voice to the film Dreamworks , Kung Fu Panda . AtIn 2009 , Jolie shot the action movie, Salt , whose starring role was previously estimated for actor Tom Cruise . Filming took place in New York and Washington DC . The actress plays a CIA agent named Evelyn Salt, accused of being a Russian spy, her premiere was on July 23 , 2010 , in this same year she filmed the film The Tourist with actor Johnny Depp .

Private life

 

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The 28 of March of 1996 , Jolie married British actor Jonny Lee Miller, her co-worker in the film “Hackers”. He attended his wedding in black leather pants and a white shirt, on which he had written Jonny Lee Miller’s name in blood. Jolie and Miller separated the following year and subsequently divorced on February 3, 1999 .

The 5 of maypole of 2000 she married American actor Billy Bob Thornton and March 10 of the 2002 , Jolie adopted her first child , seven – month-old named Maddox born on 5 of August of 2001 , under the name of Rath Vibol in Cambodia , and lived in a local orphanage in Battambang . Jolie decided to adopt him after she had visited Cambodia twice, on the set of “Tomb Raider.” Jolie and Thornton were divorced on May 27 , 2003 . The 6 as July as 2005, Jolie adopted a six-month-old girl from Ethiopia named Zahara Marley . Zahara was born on January 8 , 2005 ; its original name was Yemsrach .

Currently Angelina Jolie, is in a relationship with Brad Pitt , her co-star that she met in ‘ Mr. and Mrs. Smith ‘. They became friends on the set, just before Pitt ended his marriage to Jennifer Aniston . Although the nature of Jolie and Pitt’s relationship was never discussed, speculation continued throughout 2005. During the summer, Jolie and Pitt were seen together with increasing frequency, and the entertainment press began to regard them as a coupled with the dubbing of ” Brangelina “.

The November to January of 2006 Jolie confirmed to People that she was pregnant with a child of Pitt and thereby confirmed their relationship for the first time in public. Saturday 27 of maypole of 2006 , in Africa , gives birth to a girl who was named Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt , name of Hebrew origin which means peace or tranquility. The same year, he adopts another child, along with his partner: Pax , a three-year-old boy of Vietnamese origin.

At the end of 2007 , she announced that she was pregnant for the second time, this time with twins, and on July 12 , 2008 , in France , she gave birth to a boy and a girl named Knos Léon and Vivienne Marcheline .

Curiosities

  • He has nine tattoos, including a dragon, Indian and Japanese symbols and even a prayer “What nourishes me destroys me.”
  • In her teens, she used to keep reptiles as pets and wanted to own a funeral home when she grew up.
  • He has made visits to refugee camps in countries in conflict such as Pakistan , Tanzania , and Sierra Leone .
  • He charged $ 20 million for “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.”
  • He sold the first photos of his daughter Shiloh for more than four million dollars, which he donated in full to different causes.
  • UNHCR named her a “Goodwill Ambassador” on August 27 , 2001 at its headquarters in Geneva .
  • Jolie and Pitt donated $ 1,000,000 for relief efforts in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Awards

Oscar

 

Interrupted innocence

  • In 1999 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress in the film Inocencia interrupted . Result (Winner).
  • In 2008 she was awarded the category of best actress in the film Changeling . Result (Candidate).

Golden Globes

  • In 1998 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress in a series, miniseries and telefilm in the film George Wallace . Result (Winner).
  • In 1999 she was awarded the category of best miniseries or telefilm actress in the film Gia. Result (Winner).
  • In 2000 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress in the film Inocencia interrupted . Result (Winner).
  • In 2008 she was awarded the category of Best Actress – Drama in the film An invincible heart . Result (Candidate).
  • In 2009 she was awarded the category of Best Actress – Drama in the film Changeling . Result (Candidate).
  • In 2011 she was awarded the category of Best Actress – Comedy or Musical in the movie El Turista . Result (Candidate).

Screen Actors Guild

  • In 1999 she was awarded the category of best miniseries or telefilm actress in the film Gia. Result (Winner).
  • In 2000 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress in the film Inocencia interrupted . Result (Winner).
  • In 2008, she was awarded the category of best actress in the film An invincible heart . Result (Nominated).
  • In 2009 she was awarded the category of best actress in the film Changeling . Result (Nominated).

Bafta awards

  • In 2009 she was awarded the category of best actress in the film Changeling . Result (Nominated).

Saturn Awards

  • In 2002 she was awarded the category of best actress in the film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider . Result (Nominated).
  • In 2005 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress in the movie Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow . Result (Nominated).
  • In 2009 she was awarded the category of best actress in the film Changeling . Result (Winner).

Satellite Awards

  • In 1998 she was awarded the category of best actress in a miniseries or television movie in the film Gía . Result (Winner).
  • In 2007, she was awarded the category of Best Actress – Drama in the film An invincible heart . Result (Candidate).
  • In 2008 she was awarded the category of Best Actress – Drama in the film Changeling . Result (Winner).

Emma Awards

  • In 1991 she was awarded the category of best supporting actress – Miniseries or TV movie in the movie George Wallace . Result (Nominated).
  • In 1998 she was awarded the category of best actress in a miniseries or telefilm in the film Gía . Result (Nominated).

 

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