She may have won an Academy Award ® for Girl, Interrupted, however Angelina is better known for her portrayal of sexpot adventuress Lara Croft, her relationship with Brad Pitt and her ultra cute adoptive children. Still, the daughter of Midnight Cowboy star John Voight remains one of Hollywood’s richest and most bankable superstars.
1975: Born Angelina Jolie Voight in Los Angeles
1989: Signs to Finesse Model Management
1993: Stars in her first movie, Cyborg 2
1995: Makes her Hollywood breakthrough in Hackers
1997: Wins a Golden Globe for George Wallace
1998: Wins a Golden Globe for Gia
1999: Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar ® for Girl, Interrupted
2001: Gains international fame starring in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Becomes a goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR
2005: Stars in Mr and Mrs Smith
2009 Nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar ® for Changling, directed by Clint Eastwood.