NAME: Angelina Jolie Voight|
WEIGHT: 120 lbs
BORN: April 6, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA. She grew up in New York until age 11, then moved to Hollywood.
EDUCATION: Lee Strasberg Institute for 2 years, Beverly Hills High School, the MET Theatre Emsemble, and film classes at New York University.
DISCOVERED: Her first film was Lookin' to Get Out at the age of seven. She began studying acting at age 11 and detoured into modeling, doing shows in New York and Paris. She appeared in several music videos, including ones for Lenny Kravitz, Meat Loaf, The Lemonheads and The Rolling Stones.
RÉSUMÉ: Made a splash and got noticed by starring in the HBO movie about the supermodel Gia (in which she was often nude or scantily clad). Has starred in many movies alongside Hollywood's top stars.
HOME: Los Angeles and New York City.
- Best Supporting Actress Oscar 2000 for "Girl, Interrupted"
- Screen Actors Guild Award 1999 for "Gia"
- Golden Globe 1999 for "Gia" (she then proceeded to jump in a hotel pool in a 5,000 crystal-bead dress after the ceremony.)
- Golden Globe 1998 for "George Wallace"
KNOWN FOR: Being outrageous and her passionate personality.
SWEETIE: Was married to Johnny Lee Miller at age 20. She wrote Johnny's name across the back of her wedding dress in her own blood. They divorced in 1996 - two years later.
Angelina married Bill Bob Thorton (44, actor) on May 5, 2000 in Las Vegas, after having dated only three months. Angelina is Billy Bob's fifth wife. She now sports a Billy Bob tattoo on her left bicep.
TATTOOS: Angelina has several: a box design on her hip, a chinese dragon on her left arm, a rune-shaped design on her left wrist, two tribal designs on her backside, the Japanese symbol for "death" on her shoulder, and the Latin words on her stomach meaning "What nourishes me also destroys me."
OTHER: Her father--who she doesn't speak to--is the famous actor John Voight (her favorite movie of her Dad's is "Anaconda") and her mother is actress Marcheline Bertrand. Her brother is actor and director James Haven Voight, age 25, whom she is VERY close to. (She kissed him on the lips at the 2000 Oscars and proclaimed her love for him in her acceptance speach.) Angelina bisexual, collects knives and is left-handed. "She has a big thing with knives and tattoos." admits her brother.
Images of Angelina Jolie are copyright © left to right: Premiere magazine, US magazine, HBO's "GIA"