Angelina appeared on the screen in the late 90’s and make a break trough with Lara Croft in 2001. Since then, she developed a great career in the 2000’s , and she has scored these years being the most popular American actress. Her fame is spread worldwide and she could be considered at the Star of the 00’s.
Angelina Jolie Voight was born in Los Angeles, California (USA) on June 4, 1975. She is now 37. Angelina is the daughter of the actors John Voight born in Yonkers (New York) who is from German and Slovak origins and Marcheline Bertrand American actress born in Illinois and from French Canadian origin.
But soon her parents broke up, she was raised with her brother James Haven by their mother. At the age of 6 they moved with the new stepbrother to New York for few years and she was 11 when they moved back to Los Angeles.
Angelina attended acting classes, but when she was 14 she stopped and worked as fashion model. She was successfully casted to make runway shows and shooting campaigns in Los Angeles, New York and London.
Angelina Jolie Career
Angelina Jolie was awarded three Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Oscar (French award).
CYBORG 2, her first sci-fi movie
In 1993, Angelina started her actress career playing the role of Casella Reese a cyborg woman, in a small budget science fiction movie called Cyborg 2 ( Glass Shadow in some countries), she was 18 years old. The film was directed by Michael Schroeder, and Elias Koteas was her co-star.
HACKERS and his first husband
In 1995, she starred in Hackers a female computer hacker, directed by Iain Softley, her co-star was Jonny Lee Miller.
The film was ahead of the time, as Internet was only at its start, the synopsis already figure out the importance of the web.
The film shooting was the opportunity for Angelina to meet and then married his first husband Jonny Lee Miller on March 1996, they lived together for 18 months, and officially divorced on February 1999.
Next, she was casted for a main character in the movie Love Is All There Is , a comedy telling the story of two Italian rival family in the Bronx. And the very same year (1996) she appeared in Mojave Moon a road movie directed by Kevin Dowling, the motto being “A Roadtrip, a Romance and a Not-So-Dead body, starring in addition to Angelina, Danny Aillo and Anne Archer.
1996 was very productive for Angelina as she was also starring in Foxfire the character of one of the five girls who beat up their teacher who sexually assault them. The main character Maddie Wirtz is played by Hedy Burress, but Angelina Jolie as Legs Sadovsky did a tremendous and noticed performance.
The private and love life of Angelina was impacted on the set of Foxfire by her encounter with Jenny Shimuzu. Both of them recognized that they had a mutual crush. In an interview Angelina declared:
“I would probably have married Jenny Shimizu if I hadn’t married my husband. I fell in love with her the first second I saw her.”
In 1997 she appears in the Hollywood thriller movie Playing Good, with David Duchovny, then she starred in the TV film True Women.
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