Brad Pitt (full name - William Bradley Pitt), an American actor and producer, is the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, where he was the eldest of three children of their respectable and religious parents, manager and teacher who today live together in love and harmony .
School year Pitt held in Springfield, Missouri, where the family Pitt abandoned the work of his father. During his studies, the future star was an athlete, attended the debate club and a music section and was also an active member of the student government. After high school, William began studying journalism and advertising business, becoming a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia. However, after graduating from university, he did not work in their specialty, and decided to do the conquest of Hollywood. So he began to Brad Pitt.
Brad Pitt - the beginning of a stellar career
Upon arrival in Los Angeles he had to learn a variety of professions: the restaurant barkers, loader, driver. His first small role he managed to get only one year (it was the TV series "Dallas"). After it, he again made a living episodic roles on television, along visiting the Actors Studio. In the movie, Brad first declared itself in 1989 in the movie "lapidary class" not brought him, however, no fame. And only in 1991, Pitt played a small role in Ridley Scott's "Thelma and Louise", from which, fortunately for him, refused to Alec Baldwin; a role in which the young actor noticed and with which he began his stellar career.
Brad Pitt - gaining popularity
After the "Thelma and Louise" was followed by a number of successful roles. First of all, we should remember the movie "Interview with the Vampire" (1994), after which his popularity began simply stunning, and he began to receive the most flattering proposals for the sets. In 1995, for her role in "Twelve Monkeys", he received a nomination for "Oscar", and it also won the "Golden Globe".
In the same year, according to the magazine Empire, Pitt made the list of 25 sexiest movie stars. People magazine twice called Pitt "the sexiest man among the living".
In 2002, Pitt, along with Jennifer Aniston and Brad Gray became the founder of the production company Plan B Entertainment. In 2005, his company is engaged in producing the film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", then - still a number of successful films, among them - the Oscar-winning picture "The Departed".
Brad Pitt - the most notable roles
Total assets in the Pitt role in 48 films, and not very successful. Critics say one of the best of his role in the cult film "Fight Club" by David Fincher, where he starred in 1999.
A few works that brought the actor a success - it films "Snatch" (2000), "The Mexican" (2001), "Spy Game" (2001) and "Eleven Ocean ', where his colleagues on the set were Julia Roberts, George Clooney and other stars.
However, the most successful from a commercial point of view, and viewers' recognition for Brad Pitt was the role of Achilles in the movie "Troy." And, of course, the role in the action comedy "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (2005), which became the turning point for him in his personal life.
One of the latest high-profile work Breda - role in the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008), filmed by David Fincher. Also of note is the role in the movie "Inglorious Bastards" (2009), who directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Brad Pitt - personal life
Over the years, his acting career, Brad Pitt has always been the center of attention not only because of their roles, and numerous novels. With Gwyneth Paltrow Brad even got engaged, but the wedding they never took place. The reasons for the break that occurred in June 1997, they have not told parted without claims and accusations.
Breda was the first wife in 2000, actress Jennifer Aniston. They lived together for 5 years and have left, according to rumors, because of the reluctance to have children, Jennifer, even though she denies them.
Truly momentous steel Breda shooting "Mr. and Mrs. Smith", where his partner was a beauty Angelina Jolie. It was said that the relations between the actors fastened even when Pitt was married to Aniston. Whatever it was, in January 2006, Brad and Angelina have confirmed their relationship and since then do not leave.
In 2006, Brad Pitt became a father for the first time when Angelina gave birth to a daughter, and in 2008 - just two kids-twins. However, Brad became Pope and for all adopted children Angelina, so now they are raising six children, whose names - Jolie-Pitt. Angelina says that Brad made her believe in love. Hopefully, these two beautiful and talented person, and we are not forced to lose faith in its existence.
Brad Pitt - interesting facts of life
Today, when Brad Pitt fees in the millions, it is interesting to know that the film "Thelma and Louise", with which he began his popularity earned him 6 thousand $.
Once in 1997, he saw the light painting "Seven Years in Tibet", dedicated to the Chinese invasion of Tibet, Brad Pitt has received from the Chinese authorities a lifetime ban on entry to China.
Brad Pitt took part in the audition for the role of Neo in "The Matrix".
Pitt actively removed in advertising. It can be seen in commercials Heineken, Honda Acura, SoftBank and Edwin Jeans.
Brad Pitt - Today
In 2012, there will be two world premieres of films featuring Brad Pitt: "Casino Robbery" by director
Andrew Dominik (September 20) and "World War Z" directed by Marc Forster. Also today, Brad and his wife Angelina Jolie is actively involved in social and charitable activities. In March 2012, he visited a house in New Orleans, which had been destroyed by Hurricane "Katrina".