Brad Pitt Biography
Brad Pitt an award winning American actor and producer was born William Bradley Pitt on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Jane Etta, a school counselor and William Alvin Pitt, a truck company manager.
Pitt attended Kickapoo High School where he was involved in sports, debating, student government and school musicals. Pitt attended the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism with a focus on advertising.
Brad Pitt Movie Career
Pitt dropped out of college and moved to Los Angeles, where he took acting lessons and worked odd jobs to make ends meet.Pitt then joined an acting class and shortly after he accompanied a classmate as her scene partner on an audition with an agent and in a twist of fate, the agent signed Pitt instead of his classmate. After weathering only seven months in Los Angeles, Pitt had secured an agent and regular acting work.
Brad Pitt’s earliest credited roles were in television, starting on the daytime soap opera Another World before appearing in the recurring role of Randy on the legendary prime time soap opera Dallas.Through his exemplary performance Pitt gained widespread attention with a small part in Thelma and Louise (1991), in which he played a sexy criminal who romanced and conned Geena Davis.
Pitt then landed a role in Robert Redford’s ‘A River Runs Through It’, where the former played the role of Paul Maclean. The movie as well as his performance was appreciated by critics and audiences alike.Pitt then played Early Grayce in Kalifornia in released in 1993.
The next year,1994,Pitt alongside Antonio Banderas, Tom Cruise, Christian Slater and Kirsten Dunst took part in the making of the movie ‘Interview with the Vampire’. The next years Pitt appeared in fairly successful movies like ‘Sleepers’, ‘Meet Joe Black’, and ‘The Devil’s Own’.
In the year 2005 he starred in an action-comedy movie ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’ alongside his wife to be Angelina Jolie.The movie became one of the most successful films of the year after earning $478 million.Pitt then took on a lead role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, a film from which Pitt received another Oscar award for the film, which won three Academy Awards.
It was in 2013 that Pitt landed roles in hits like zombie film ‘World War Z’ and ‘Academy Award’ winning movie ‘12 Years a Slave’.
Brad Pitt Wife
Pitt has been in and out of several relationships including co-actresses, Robin Givens, Juliette Lewis and Jill Schoelen. From 1994-97, he was in a relationship with American actress Gwyneth Paltrow.In the year 2000 he married actress Jennifer Aniston however the two actors decided to separate after 5 years of marriage.
Later in 2004, pitt started dating actress Angelina Jolie but, the two got married officially on August 23, 2014. Angelina Jolie filed for divorce with Brad Pitt in September and announced their separation.
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Brad Pitt Children
Brad Pitt and Angeline have a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel as well as twins: Knox Léon and Vivienne Marcheline.The couple had also adopted three kids namely : Maddox Chivan, Pax Thien, and Zahara Marley.
Brad Pitt Awards
Brad Pitt has gone ahead and received numerous awards on his exemplary performances in several films.These awards include a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award, an Academy Award, a Teen Choice Award, an People’s Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award, In 2013, Pitt won an oscar for his performance in the thriller World War Z, a Volpi Cup award for Best Actor and many more awards.