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Angelina Jolie - Early life and family, Film Career, Humanitarian work, Relationships, Children, Jolie in the media, Filmography

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Actress, born in Los Angeles, California, USA, the daughter of actor Jon Voight. At age 11 she attended the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and later studied at New York University. She gained her first film lead role in Hackers (1995), and later films include Gia (1998, Best Actress Golden Globe), The Bone Collector (1999), Girl, Interrrupted (1999, Golden Globe; Best Supporting Actress Oscar), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001, sequel 2003), and Alexander (2004). In 2005 she received the United Nations Global Humanitarian Action Award for her work as a Goodwill Ambassador. She has a daughter (born 2006) with actor Brad Pitt.

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