Jolie, Angelina 1975– (Angelina Jolie Voight)

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JOLIE, Angelina 1975
(Angelina Jolie Voight)


Original name, Angelina Jolie Voight; name legally changed to Angelina Jolie, 2002; born June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Jon Voight (an actor) and Marcheline Bertrand (an actress); sister of James Haven Voight (an actor and director); married Jonny Lee Miller (an actor), March, 1996 (some sources cite 1995; divorced February 3, 1999); married Billy Bob Thornton (an actor, director, and writer), May 5, 2000 (divorced May 27, 2003); children: Maddox Chivan. Education: Attended New York University; trained for the stage at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute; also studied acting with Silvana Gallardo and Jan Tarrant. Avocational Interests: Playing the drums, collecting objects with blades.

Addresses: Manager Geyer Kosinski, Industry Entertainment, 955 South Carrillo Dr., Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Member of the Met Theatre Ensemble Workshop; founder of a theatre company with Tom Bower. Worked as a model in Los Angeles, New York City, and London; appeared in commercials for Animal Planet, Jeep vehicles, and Tissot watches. Appointed goodwill ambassador, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, c. 2001; volunteer at refugee camps in Cambodia, Ecuador, Namibia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Thailand; affiliated with other humanitarian causes.

Awards, Honors: Annual CableACE Award nomination, National Cable Television Association, best supporting actress in a movie or miniseries, 1997, Golden Globe Award, best supporting actress in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television, and Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or movie, 1998, all for George Wallace; National Board of Review Award, breakthrough performance, 1998, for Playing by Heart; Grand Jury Award, L.A. Outfest, outstanding actress in a feature film, Actor Award, outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or miniseries, and Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or movie, all 1998, Golden Globe Award, best actress in a miniseries or motion picture made for television, Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding actress in a television movie or miniseries, Golden Satellite Award, International Press Academy, best actress in a miniseries or movie made for television, and Actor Award, outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role in a theatrical motion picture, all 1999, all for Gia; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress in a suspense movie, 2000, for The Bone Collector; ShoWest Award, National Association of Theatre Owners, supporting actress of the year, 2000; Hollywood Film Festival Award, actress of the year, 2000; Academy Award, best supporting actress, Golden Globe Award, best supporting actress in a motion picture, Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding supporting actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, best supporting actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, best supporting actress, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, favorite supporting actress in a drama, all 2000, and Empire Award nomination, best actress, 2001, all for Girl, Interrupted; Blockbuster Entertainment Award, favorite actress in an action movie, 2001, for Gone in Sixty Seconds; Teen Choice Award nomination, choice actress in a film, 2001; Saturn Award nomination, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, best actress, and MTV Movie Award nominations, best actress and best fight, both 2002, for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; listed on Power 100 List, Premiere magazine, 2002; Citizen of the World Award, 2003, for work with refugees.


Film Appearances:

(As Angelina Jolie Voight) Tosh, Lookin' to Get Out, Paramount, 1982.

Alice, Alice & Viril (short film), 1993.

Angela, Angela & Viril (short film), 1993.

Casella "Cash" Reese, Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (also known as Cyborg 2 ), Trimark Pictures, 1993.

Kate "Acid Burn" Libby, Hackers (also known as Cybernet ), United Artists, 1995.

Eleanor "Ellie" Rigby, Mojave Moon, Trimark Pictures, 1996.

Gina Malacici, Love Is All There Is (also known as Oh No, Not Her! ), Samuel Goldwyn, 1996.

Jodie Swearingen, Without Evidence, Artist View Entertainment, 1996.

Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky, Foxfire, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996.

Claire, Playing God (also known as Playing Hero ), Buena Vista, 1997.

Gloria McNeary, Hell's Kitchen (also known as Hell's Kitchen N.Y.C. ), CEO Entertainment/KushnerLocke International, 1997.

Joan, Playing by Heart (also known as Intermedia ), Miramax, 1998.

Amelia Donaghy, The Bone Collector, Universal, 1999.

Lisa Rowe, Girl, Interrupted (also known as Durchgeknallt and DurchgeknalltGirl, interrupted ), Columbia, 1999.

Mary Bell, Pushing Tin (also known as Turbulenzenund andere Katastrophen ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1999.

Sara "Sway" Wayland, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Buena Vista, 2000.

Julia Russell/Bonnie Castle, Original Sin (also known as Dancing in the Dark and Peche originel ), MetroGoldwynMayer, 2001.

Lara Croft, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (also known as Tomb Raider ), Paramount, 2001.

Lanie Kerrigan, Life or Something Like It, Twentieth CenturyFox, 2002.

Lara Croft, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (also known as Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Die Wiege des Lebens ), Paramount, 2003.

Sarah Jordan, Beyond Borders, Paramount, 2003.

Captain Franky Cook, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Paramount, 2004.

Illeana Scott, Taking Lives, 2004.

Narrator, Trading Women, 2004.

Olympias, Alexander, Warner Bros., 2004.

Voice of Lola, Shark Tale (animated; also known as Sharkslayer ), DreamWorks, 2004.

Jane Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Twentieth CenturyFox, c. 2005.

Appeared in student films directed by James Haven Voight.

Film Producer:

Lovesick, Refugee Production, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Cornelia Wallace, George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods as an adult, "True Women," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1997.

Television Appearance; Movies:

Gia Marie Carangi (title role), Gia, HBO, 1998.

The Fever, HBO, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The AFI's 100 Years 100 Stars, CBS, 1999.

Herself, The Making of "Girl, Interrupted, " 1999.

Herself, Billy Bob Thornton, Bravo, 2000.

Hollywood Salutes Nicolas Cage: An American Cinematheque Tribute, TNT, 2002.

Herself, E! 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment History, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

(In archive footage) Celebrity Naked Ambition, Channel 5, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 19th Annual CableACE Awards, TNT, 1997.

Presenter, The Fifth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 1999.

Herself, The 72nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2000.

2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000.

Presenter, The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2001.

Presenter, The 73rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2001.

The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2002.

Presenter, The 76th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998.

Herself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1998.

Herself, The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2001.

Herself, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2001.

Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2003, 2004.

"25 Toughest Stars," Rank, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Herself, Banzai, Fox, 2003.

Herself, Extra, syndicated, 2003.

Herself, Rove Live, 10 Network (Australia), 2003.

Herself, Tinseltown.TV, 2003.

Herself, TRL, 2003.

Herself, 20/20, ABC, 2003.

"Of Tombs and Pirates," Player$, 2003.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2003, 2004.

(In archive footage) Herself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Herself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2004.

Herself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004.

Herself, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, multiple appearances, 2004.

Herself, T4, 2004.

Also appeared in Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television; and Secrets of Superstar Fitness.

Stage Appearances:

Music from Down the Hill (workshop presentation), 1999.

Appeared as Mr. Wagner, Room Service, and in other productions at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.


Music Videos:

"Stand by My Woman," by Lenny Kravitz, 1991.

"Rock 'n' Roll Dreams Come Through," by Meat Loaf, 1994.

"Has Anybody Seen My Baby?," by the Rolling Stones, 1997.

"Painted on My Heart," by the Cult, 2000.

"Did My Time," by KoRn, 2003.

Also appeared in music videos for the Lemonheads and Antonello Venditti.

Album Executive Producer:

John Trudell, Bone Days, Daemon Records, 2002.



Notes from My Travels: Visits with Refugees in Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Ecuador (also known as Angelina Jolie's Journals and Angelina's Refugee Journals ), CaspianTredwell Owen/Pocket Books, 2003.


Newsmakers 2000, Issue 2, Gale, 2000.

Tracy, Kathleen, Angelina Jolie, ECW Press, 2001.


Empire, June, 1999, p. 77.

Entertainment Weekly, June 26, 1998, p. 24; November 5, 1999, pp. 4043; June 15, 2001, pp. 2628, 31, 32, 34; July 18, 2003, pp. 2634.

Esquire, February, 1998, pp. 7273.

Femme Fatales, July, 2001, pp. 813.

Interview, June, 1997, pp. 7679; February, 2001, p. 68.

Marie Claire, October, 2002, pp. 106107, 10910, 112.

Mayfair, July, 2000, p. 52.

Movieline, March, 1998, pp. 9094; February, 1999, p. 56; March, 1999, pp. 4451, 86; June, 2001, pp. 4854, 91.

Newsweek, March 22, 2004, p. 71.

People Weekly, July 8, 1996, p. 89; November 22, 1999, p. 226; May 22, 2000, pp. 7172; July 10, 2000, p. 164; March 25, 2002, p. 122; April 8, 2002, p. 113; June 3, 2002, p. 17; August 5, 2002, p. 63; August 19, 2002, p. 17; August 4, 2003, p. 84.

Premiere, January, 1999, pp. 8689; October, 1999, pp. 7883; April, 2002, pp. 4249, 86.

Rolling Stone, August 19, 1999, pp. 5969, 131; August 7, 2003, pp. 4652.

Time, October 27, 1997, p. 131; January 24, 2000, p. 72.

TV Guide, January 31, 1998, pp. 3032.

USA Weekend, June 9, 2000, pp. 6, 7.

US Weekly, April 10, 2000, pp. 6465.