Jolie was born in a family of actors. Her mother is the actress Mircheline
and her father is the famous Academy Award winner, Jon Voight. Jolie
is an exceptional actress, she has irresistible charisma, the aura
of a fatal woman combined with undeniable talent.
At 11, Jolie studied acting with Lee Strasberg and later took part
in several of his productions, but also flirted with the director.
She says, “There is something about death that is comforting. The
thought, you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life
Jolie’s love of theater and cinema had driven her back to New Studies,
before she moved to Los Angelis, where she acted and studied with
a theatrical company of proven actors such as Ed Harris.
Her first role in a big movie was almost unnoticeable – Cyborg II:
Glass Shadows, 1993, where she played a supporting part.Jolie played
her first leading role in her next movie shot in 1995. This was an
important event in her life, because she made her first steps in the
entertainment industry. During the movie shots, she met the British
actor Lonny Lee Miller, whom she later married.
Jolie’s rebellious spirit and her nonstandard nature create a lot
of controversy in Hollywood, which comes handy for the sensation-seeking
reporters. Her wedding with the British actor wasnonstandard as well,
she did not wear a white dress. Jolie appeared wearing a T-shirt and
The next movie in her carrier was Legs, 1996, based on the novel of
Joyce Card Oates – Foxfire.
Then Jolie played in Love in and there is and in Playing God, 1997.
She has received many awards including a Golden Globe for Best Supporting
Actress as well as an Emmy nomination.
Jolie’s dramatic talent was quite successfully revealed in the drama
Gia, produced by HBO in 1998, for which she received a Golden Globe
Statuette and another Emmy nomination.She also played other memorable
roles, which presented quite a challenge to other actors. With her
present husband Billy Bob Thornton, Jolie played the comedy role of
the year in the movie The Bone Collector.She managed to provoke characteristic
emotions from the audience with her roles of sexy sociopaths in Girl
and Interrupted. During the next years of her carrier, Jolie received
other rewards, including an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.The
role that considerably increased the number of her fans was that of
the adventuress Lara Croft from the movie Tomb Raider, which was followed
by a sequel where Jolie played with her father, the actor, Jon Voight.Now,
the 24-year old star can calmly think about her future and choose
her next roles carefully. With her three Golden Globes and an Academy
Award on the mantelpiece, she ranks among the successful Hollywood
featuring Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli, Angelina Jolie, Josh Groban,
Muhammad Ali, and Oprah Winfrey took place in Circus Maximus in
Rome, Italy under the motto “We Are the Future Concert”.
Undercover Music News, Australia - May 28, 2004
A Hawaii woman who helped Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie adopt
a Cambodian boy has pleaded guilty to visa fraud and money laundering.
... ABC Online, Australia - Jun 25, 2004