Trivia for Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie: Facts on Angelina Jolie's movies, Brad Pitt, co-stars, family & more
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1. Angelina Jolie was born in 1975, in Los Angeles.
2. She stands at 5' 8" (1.73 m).
3. Her birth name is Angelina Jolie Voight.
4. Her father is the Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight. Voight won Oscar with his 1978 movie Coming Home. He had 3 other nominations.
5. Her mother was actress/producer Marcheline Bertrand, who died in 2007.
6. Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand got divorced in 1980. They also have a son named James Haven. James and Angelina are really close.
7. Jon Voight cheated on her mother so she always had a problematic relationship with him.
8. She dated actor Timothy Hutton.
9. She was married twice: once to actor Johnny Lee Miller and to actor/director Billy Bob Thornton. Both marriages lasted about 2-3 years.
10. Angelina Jolie has been dating Mr. and Mrs. Smith co-star Brad Pitt since they met on its set in 2005.
11. She has both biological and adopted children with Brad Pitt.
12. She adopted her first child Maddox when she was still with Billy Bob Thornton.
13. She worked as a professional model.
14. Her natural hair color is dark blonde.
15. She won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Academy Award in 2000 for her performance in Girl, Interrupted.
16. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role Academy Award in 2009 for her role in Changeling.
17. Angelina Jolie co-starred in movies separately with The X-Files stars David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson. In 1997, she co-starred with David in the crime/drama/thriller Playing God and in 1998, she co-starred with Gillian Anderson in the romantic drama Playing by Heart. They played sisters.
18. She played in two ensemble cast movies: 1998’s Playing by Heart and 2006’s The Good Shepherd.
19. She is famous for her involvement in charity work.
20. Her co-stars include Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton, Rufus Sewell (The Tourist) Brad Pitt and Vince Vaughn (Mr. and Mrs. Smith), Nicolas Cage (Gone in 60 Seconds), Gerard Butler (Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life), James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman (Wanted), Live Schreiber (Salt),Robert De Niro, Lee Pace, Matt Damon, Billy Crudup, Timothy Hutton, Alec Baldwin (The Good Shepherd) ,Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow (Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow), Clive Owen (Beyond Borders), Ethan Hawke (Taking Lives), Edward Burns (Life or Something Like It), Antonio Banderas, Thomas Jane (Original Sin), Denzel Washington (The Bone Collector), Sean Connery, Gena Rowlands, Dennis Quaid, Madeleine Stowe, Ryan Phillippe, Jon Stewart, Gillian Anderson (Playing by Heart), David Duchovny and Timothy Hutton (Playing God).