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BRAD PITT BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Brad Pitt was born on December 18th, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma with the birth name William Bradley Pitt to parents Jane Etta Hillhouse and William Pitt.  His family raised him and his younger brother and sister in Springfield, Missouri.
 
Throughout high school he was very involved in athletics, musicals and being a member of the student government.  After graduating from Kickapoo High, he went on to study at the university of Missouri and chose to major in journalism.  Without earning his College degree he chose to relocate to California and pursue a career as an actor.
 
Once living in Los Angeles Brad Pitt found various jobs to help support himself such as working as a limo driver, a refrigerator mover and even was El Pollo Loco's Chicken mascot while also taking acting lessons.  When he finally had the chance to get involved in the acting industry he began with being cast in a number of small roles such as in the film, "No Way Out", "No Man's Land" and "Less Than Zero".  He also appeared on the television series, "Growing Pains", "Dallas" (1987), "Head of the Class", "Freddy's Nightmares" and "Thirty Something". 
 
Soon Pitt was being cast in such films as, "Across the Tracks" (1991), "Thelma & Louise" (1991), "A River Runs Through It" (1992) and "Interview with the Vampire" (1994) for which he received his first Academy Award nomination.  He continued his success with winning a Golden Globe Award and another Academy Award nomination for his role in the film, "12 Monkeys" (1995).  In 1998 he was cast as the lead in the film, "Meet Joe Black", however many critics and viewers were skeptical of the film and his performance overall. 
 
As his career progressed he continued to appear in successful features such as, "Fight Club" (1999), "Snatch" (2000), "The Mexican" (2001) costarring Julia Roberts, "Ocean's Eleven" (2001), "Ocean's Twelve" (2004), "Troy" (2004), "Mr. & Mrs. Smith", "Ocean's Thirteen" (2007) and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) for which he earned his 2nd Academy Award nomination.  His film, "Troy" remains today his most successful film commercially earning 364 million outside of the United States and 133 million nationally.
 
He has only married once to actress Jennifer Aniston in 2000 and they never had any children before the marriage ended five years later.  He then went on date another famous actress, Angelina Joie and the couple now live together and have six children total, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne are their biological children and then they have adopted three other children, Maddox, Pax and Zahara.
 
Brad Pitt has become one of the most adored male actors of all times.  Women everywhere dream of a chance to meet him and aspiring actors and actresses dream to have the opportunity to work on set with him.  Throughout his career he has not only been a successful actor but has also become involved in the other side of the industry as a film producer.  He owns a company called Plan B Entertainment and Pitt has received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, for which he won one.  His company also produced, "The Departed" (2007) which won an Academy Award for Best Picture.  Hid company also produced, "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (2007) a western drama.  This film earned Pitt a Volpi Cup award for Best Actor at the 64th Venice International Film Festival.
 
Some of his latest appearances have been in such films as, "Inglourious Basterds" (2009), "The Tree of Life" (2011) and "Moneyball" (2011).  Pitt along with some of his closest actor friends is also involved in a number of humanitarian causes and charities.  He supports the ONE Campaign which is an organization that focuses on combating AIDS and poverty in developing countries.  He had his live-in girlfriend and mother of his children, Angelina Jolie are very active in donating money to assist organizations that try to help the crisis in the Darfur region.  Pitt is also one of the founders for the, 'Not on Our Watch' organization that puts focus and global attention to stop and prevent genocides.  
 
Brad Pitt has been named as one of the 25 sexiest stars in film history and in 1995 he won People's magazines Sexiest Man Alive.  He has said that him and his current live-in girlfriend Jolie will marry when all Americans are able to legally marry regardless of gender. 


Filmography

2013 Voyage of Time
2012 World War Z
2012 Cogan's Trade 
2011 Happy Feet Two
2011 Moneyball 
2011 The Tree of Life
2010 Megamind
2009 Beyond All Boundaries
2009 Inglourious Basterds 
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
2008 Burn After Reading 
2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 
2007 Ocean's Thirteen 
2006 Babel
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 
2004 Ocean's Twelve 
2004 Troy 
2003 King of the Hill
2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas 
2003 Freedom: A History of Us 
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 
2001 Ocean's Eleven 
2001 Friends
2001 Spy Game
2001 The Mexican
2000 Snatch.
1999 Fight Club 
1998 Meet Joe Black
1997 Seven Years in Tibet 
1997 The Devil's Own 
1996 Sleepers 
1995 Twelve Monkeys 
1995 Se7en
1994 Legends of the Fall
1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
1994 The Favor 
1993 True Romance 
1993 Kalifornia 
1992 A River Runs Through It 
1992 Tales from the Crypt 
1992 Cool World 
1992 Two-Fisted Tales 
1992 Contact
1991 Johnny Suede
1991 Thelma & Louise
1991 Across the Tracks
1990 Glory Days
1990 Too Young to Die?
1990 The Image
1989 Thirtysomething 
1989 Cutting Class 
1989 Happy Together 
1987-1989 Growing Pains 
1989 Freddy's Nightmares 
1989 Head of the Class 
1988 The Dark Side of the Sun 
1988 A Stoning in Fulham County 
1988 21 Jump Street 
1987-1988 Dallas
1987 Another World 
1987 Less Than Zero 
1987 No Man's Land 
1987 No Way Out
1987 Hunk





Matinee Classics - Ocean's 13 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Don Cheadle, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Andy Garcia, Eddie Izzard, Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino, Vincent Cassel, Bob Einstein, Olga Sosnovska, David Palmer, Julian Sands, Angel Oquendo, Jerry Weintraub, Scott L. Schwartz, Oprah Winfrey and Noureen DeWulf
Matinee Classics - Ocean's 12 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Vincent Cassel, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Albert Finney, Eddie Izzard, Jeroen Krabbe, Bruce Willis, Cherry Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Topher Grace, Candice Azzara, erry Weintraub, Mini Anden and Jared Harris


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