Jolie at the premiere of Alexander in Cologne, 2004.
|Born||Angelina Jolie Voight
June 4, 1975
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Spouse||Jonny Lee Miller
(m. 1996-1999, divorced)
Billy Bob Thornton
(m. 2000-2003, divorced)
|Children||3 sons, 3 daughters|
Marcheline Bertrand (deceased)
Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975 as Angelina Jolie Voight in Los Angeles, California) is an award-winning American actress. She is the daughter of John Voight, who is also an actor and former actress/model Marcheline Bertrand. Her full name is Angelina Jolie Voight, but she decided to go by Angelina Jolie. She grew up in Los Angeles and attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. She began acting at about 12 years old, and since then has starred in many movies, including the Tomb Raider movies. She has also been in the movies Hackers, Gathering Evidence (U.S. title), and Gone in Sixty Seconds.
Jolie self-identifies as bisexual. She has been married to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thorton. She has three adopted children. She lives with actor Brad Pitt. They have three biological children. On May 27, 2006, Jolie gave birth to a girl, Shiloh. In 2008, she also gave birth to twins, Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Leon.
She said in May 2013 that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy after learning she had an 87% risk of getting breast cancer. Jolie has a defective BRCA1 gene resulting in an higher risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Jolie said she might have her ovaries removed to prevent having cancer.
- "Angelina Jolie: Born to be Lara". BBC News. 2001-07-03. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/film/1418557.stm. Retrieved 2009-10-03.
- Ditto blasts bisexual Jolie
- AP. It's a boy and a girl for Jolie and Pitt. MSNBC.com. July 13, 2008. Accessed September 8, 2008.
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