Brad Pitt Biography & Photos

William Bradley “Brad” Pitt (* December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma) is an American actor and producer.

Pitt grew up in Springfield, Missouri. His family is mostly English descent. Already in the 1980s got journalism student (at the University of Missouri, where he was also a member of Sigma Chi students connection was) his first small film role – a zehnsekündigen brief appearance as a friend of Charlie Wade in the television series Dallas. He completed his studies in journalism and advertising at the University of Missouri ended Pitt. A broader audience Pittwater 1991 was known when he was in the film Thelma & Louise mitspielte. His film partner were Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. After the next two films from the middle of a river rises and legends of the passion he was already a teen idol. This stereotype he always tried to escape by, for example, in controversial films such as California, Seven and Fight Club unscrupulous serial killers, policemen and aggressive gemütsschwache embodied racket. For his role of the crazy Jeffrey Goines in 12 Monkeys, he received a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Another Golden Globe nomination Pitt received in 2007 for his role in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritus several times for the Oscar nominated drama Babel, while he was in the same year for the title role of Jesse James Andrew in Western Dominiks The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford with the Coppa Volpi, the price the 64th Cast Film Festival of Venice, was awarded.

Brad Pitt was in the years 1995 and 2000 by the U.S. to People magazine Sexiest Man Alive.

Brad Pitt was, 29 July 2000 to 2 October 2005 with the actress Jennifer Aniston married. On 7 January 2005, they announced their separation.

Since the shooting of Mr. and Mrs. Smith firmieren Pitt and film partner, Angelina Jolie in the gossip press as a new dream pair. In December 2005, Brad Pitt an adoption application for the children of Angelina Jolie, Maddox and Zahara. In May 2006, the first biological daughter of the couple, Shiloh Nouvel was born. March 2007 was another child to: Pham Quang Sang (* 2003), the brads wife Angelina Jolie has adopted alone, as children from Vietnam only by married couples or single mothers may be adopted. After the adoption, Angelina Jolie in the boy Pax Thien umgenannt. [1] On 12 July 2008 brought Angelina Jolie in Nice pair of twins, Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, to the world. [2] All children are officially the surname Jolie-Pitt.

Brad Pitts English dubbing is Tobias champion.

On 31 March and 1 April 2007 was surprising Pitt announced that he had after four current projects of his career as an actor wanted to quit. So should Dallas Buyer’s Club, designed by director Marc Forster, his last film. Then he would like to increase his wife Angelina Jolie, his children and humanitarian projects. [3] Meanwhile, this is April Fool out; Pitt is already involved in two other film projects. [4]

At the end of October 2007 has been announced that Brad Pitt and his wife Angelina Jolie a series for the American HBO television plan, in which the two report, as employees of international aid organizations to provide their lives at risk to the lives of others to save. To date, neither the name nor the series starting rotation, however, it became known that scriptwriter Scott Burns the script for the pilot programme write and Pitt and Jolie will act as producers. [5]

The People’s Republic of China has Brad Pitt for his participation as the main actor in the film Seven Years in Tibet a lifetime ban issued.

Filmography
Year     Film     Role     Other notes
1987     No Way Out     Officer at party
No Man’s Land     Waiter
Less Than Zero     Partygoer
Cutting Class     Dwight Ingalls
1990     Too Young to Die?     Billy Canton
1991     Across the Tracks     Joe Maloney
Thelma & Louise     J.D.
Johnny Suede     Johnny Suede
1992     Contact     Cox
Cool World     Detective Frank Harris
A River Runs Through It     Paul Maclean
1993     Kalifornia     Early Grayce
True Romance     Floyd
1994     The Favor     Elliott Fowler
Interview with the Vampire     Louis de Pointe du Lac
Legends of the Fall     Tristan Ludlow
1995     Se7en     David Mills
Twelve Monkeys     Jeffrey Goines     Won – Golden Globe
1996     Sleepers     Michael Sullivan
1997     The Devil’s Own     Francis “Frankie” Austin McQuire/Rory Devaney
Seven Years in Tibet     Heinrich Harrer
The Dark Side of the Sun     Rick
1998     Meet Joe Black     Joe Black/Man in the Coffee Shop
1999     Being John Malkovich     Himself     Cameo
Fight Club     Tyler Durden
2000     Snatch     Mickey O’Neil
2001     The Mexican     Jerry Welbach
Spy Game     Tom Bishop
Ocean’s Eleven     Rusty Ryan
2002     Full Frontal     Brad/Himself
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind     Brad, Bachelor #1
2003     Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas     Sinbad     Voice Actor
Abby Singer     Himself     Cameo
2004     Troy     Achilles
Ocean’s Twelve     Rusty Ryan
2005     Mr. & Mrs. Smith     John Smith     With Angelina Jolie
2006     Babel     Richard
2007     Ocean’s Thirteen     Rusty Ryan
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford     Jesse James
2008     Burn After Reading     Chad Feldheimer     awaiting release
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button     Benjamin Button     post-production
2009     Tree of Life     Mr. O’Brien     post-production
Inglorious Bastards     Lt. Aldo Raine     pre-production

Producer

* The Departed (2006)
* Running with Scissors (2006)
* Year of the Dog (2007) (executive producer)
* A Mighty Heart (2007) (Co-producer)
* The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
* Shantaram (2009) (Co-producer)

Awards and nominations

Awards won:

* 1993: ShoWest Convention: Male Star of Tomorrow
* 1995: MTV Movie Awards: Best Male Performance for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
* 1995: MTV Movie Awards: Most Desirable Male for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
* 1996: MTV Movie Awards: Most Desirable Male for Se7en
* 1996: Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films: Best Supporting Actor for Twelve Monkeys
* 1996: Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Twelve Monkeys
* 1996: Sci-Fi Universe Magazine: Best Supporting Actor in a Genre Motion Picture for Twelve Monkeys
* 1997: Blockbuster Entertainment Awards: Favorite Supporting Actor, Science Fiction for Twelve Monkeys
* 1998: Rembrandt Awards: Best Actor for Seven Years in Tibet
* 2004: Teen Choice Awards: Choice Movie Actor, Drama/Action Adventure for Troy
* 2005: People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Leading Man
* 2006: MTV Movie Awards: Best Fight Scene for Mr. & Mrs. Smith
* 2007: Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup best actor: Best Actor for The Assassination of Jesse James

Awards nominations:

* 1995: Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for Legends of the Fall
* 1995: Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films: Best Actor for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
* 1996: Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Twelve Monkeys
* 1995: MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Duo for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
* 1996: MTV Movie Awards: Best Male Performance for Twelve Monkeys
* 1996: MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Duo for Se7en
* 2000: Blockbuster Entertainment Awards: Favorite Action Team for Fight Club
* 2001: Golden Satellite Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical for Snatch
* 2001: Teen Choice Awards: Choice Chemistry for The Mexican
* 2002: Emmy Awards: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Friends (“The One with the Rumor”)
* 2002: MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Team for Ocean’s Eleven
* 2004: Kids’ Choice Awards: Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie for Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
* 2005: Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards: Best Acting Ensemble for Ocean’s Twelve
* 2006: MTV Movie Awards: Best On-Screen Kiss for Mr. and Mrs. Smith
* 2007: Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Babel

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