Angelina Jolie Voight was born in Los Angeles, the heart of the movie industry, as the daughter of famous actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand. Angelina Jolie made her screen debut in the 1982 movie “Lookin' to Get Out,” starring both her father and mother. Angelina Jolie, who did not appear in front of the camera for about ten years, continued her career by taking roles in different music videos.
Angelina Jolie, who met with the audience again in 1995 with the movie “Hackers”, won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar Award in 1999 for her portrayal of Lisa in the movie “Girl, Interrupted”. Stepping into a new phase in her career, Angelina Jolie took on the role of Lara Croft in the movie “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” and became an action star. Productions such as “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, “Wanted” and “Salt” stood out during this part of Angelina Jolie's career.
She was nominated for an Oscar once again for her performance in the 2008 movie “Changeling”. In 2011 and 2014, she produced and directed the movies “In the Land of Blood and Honey” and “Unbroken”, which tell about two different wars, and succeeded in reflecting the versatility of her talent on the big screen.
In addition to her successful acting career, Angelina Jolie is also known for her duties within the United Nations. With her visits to refugee camps and war zones in different countries such as Cambodia, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tanzania, Syria, Yemen, and Ukraine, she manages to draw attention to the undesirable events in these regions.
Notes from Angelina Jolie's career
After the movie Angelina Jolie starred in with her parents as a child, her first feature film was the 1995 movie “Hackers”. Angelina Jolie married her co-star Jonny Lee Miller in 1996, and the couple divorced in 1999 after three years of marriage.