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Brad Pitt's Biography

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Brad Pitt was born William Bradley Pitt on December 18, 1963 in Oklahoma, USA.

He did odd jobs in Los Angeles including chauffeuring and delivering refrigerators, before he made his acting breakthrough.

Brad Pitt had some parts in TV series like Dallas and Growing Pains, and from 1989 started appearing in movies. Cutting Class and Happy Together were released that year, but it was with Thelma & Louise in 1991 that he made his name.

Since then Brad Pitt's acting career has been a busy one. Notable credits include Johnny Suede, A river Runs Through It, Kalifornia (co-starring with real life partner at the time Juliette Lewis), True Romance, Se7en (with Gwyneth Paltrow, with whom he was engaged for a while), 12 Monkeys (for which he was nominated for an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role), Meet Joe Black, Spy Game, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve and Mr & Mrs Smith (with partner-to-be Angelina Jolie).

In between his engagement to Gwyneth Paltrow and his partnership with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston. Their marriage ran from July 29 2000 to 2005.

Brad Pitt came third in Channel 4's 100 Greatest Sex Symbols in 2007.

In 2007, Brad Pitt was named best actor at the Venice Film Festival for his role in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Harold Ford.

In 2008, Brad Pitt starred in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, for which he was nominated for an Oscar for best actor.

In July 2008 Angelina Jolie gave birth to twins. Previously Brad and Angelina had a daughter together, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, as well as 3 adopted children.

In 2009, Brad Pitt starred as Lieutenant Aldo Raine in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.

His subsequent credits include Moneyball and Killing Them Softly.

In 2012, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got engaged. They married in 2014.

In 2015 Brad and Angelina both starred in By The Sea.

In the same year, he featured in The Big Short, which he also produced.

In September 2016, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt citing irreconcilable differences.

In 2019, he starred alongside Leonardo di Caprio in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, directed by Quentin Tarantino. He won a Bafta and an Oscar for best supporting actor for his work on the film.

In the same year, Pitt starred in the sci-fi drama Ad Astra.

In 2021, Brad Pitt was granted joint custody of his children with Angelina Jolie after a lengthy court battle.

In 2022, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a motion picture for his role in Babylon.

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