Angelina Jolie

The award-winning actress and activist is one half of one of Hollywood’s most powerful couples.

Actress Angelina Jolie is presented with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George by Queen Elizabeth II on October 10, 2014 at Buckingham Palace. Jolie is receiving an honorary damehood (DCMG) for services to U.K. foreign policy and the campaign to end war zone sexual violence.

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Wax models of actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are presented with a wedding cake at the Madame Tussauds attraction in Sydney, Australia, on Aug. 29, 2014. After nine years and six children together, Pitt and Jolie secretly married in France on Aug. 23, a spokesman for the couple told The Associated Press. The couple said “I do” at Chateau Miraval, in the village of Corren, where they have an estate.

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Jolie poses for photographers at a photo call for her film "Maleficent" in Tokyo on June 24, 2014.

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Jolie visits refugees in the Ban Mai Nai Soi refugee camp on occasion of the World Refugee Day in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, on June 20, 2014.

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Jolie, a UNHCR special envoy, speaks with Syrian refugees in a Jordanian military camp based near the Syria-Jordan border on June 18, 2013.

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Jolie, right, joins U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and British Foreign Secretary William Hague, at a joint news conference at the conclusion of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London on June 13, 2014.

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Jolie embraces Neema Namadamu of the DRC in London during the second day of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on June 11, 2014. Namadamu is the founder of Maman Shujaa, a women-led initiative that uses digital media to amplify the voices of women demanding peace in eastern Congo.

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Jolie and Pitt attend the "World War Z" German premiere at Sony Centre in Berlin on June 4, 2013.

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Jolie visits a memorial center in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica on March 28, 2014. British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Jolie addressed a conference organized in Sarajevo by Bosnia's defense ministry on sexual violence in conflict.

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Pitt and Jolie attend a private reception as costumes and props from Disney's "Maleficent" are exhibited in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital at Kensington Palace in London on May 8, 2014.

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Angelina Jolie meets with Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley on Feb. 23, 2014. Jolie was on a humanitarian mission to Lebanon to meet Syrian refugees.

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Jolie and Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House in London on Feb. 16, 2014.

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Jolie lands at Los Angeles International Airport with her children, Maddox, Shiloh, Vivienne, Zahara and Knox Jolie-Pitt on Feb. 5, 2014.

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Jolie is barely recognizable in this poster for her 2014 Disney film, "Maleficent." She plays a younger version of the villain audiences meet in "Sleeping Beauty," and her 5-year-old daughter Vivienne plays a younger version of Sleeping Beauty herself.

Jolie, a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), speaks with Syrian refugees in a Jordanian military camp based near the Syria-Jordan border, on June 18, 2013.

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Jolie and partner Brad Pitt attend the premiere of his new film, "World War Z" at Sony Centre in Berlin on June 4, 2013.

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Pitt and Jolie are joined by sons Maddox and Pax at the London premiere of "World War Z" on June 2, 2013.

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Jolie arrives at the London premiere of Pitt's film "World War Z" in Leicester Square in London on June 2, 2013. It was her first public appearance since announcing that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. Pitt led the worldwide praise, declaring Jolie heroic, followed by her doctors, other stars and thousands of supporters, who took to social media to praise her openness.

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In May 2013, Jolie published an article in the New York Times detailing how she had a double mastectomy upon learning that she carried a gene that increases her risk of breast and ovarian cancer. "I choose not to keep my story private because there are many women who do not know that they might be living under the shadow of cancer," the actress wrote.

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Jolie has used her acting fame to carve out a role for herself as a globe-trotting activist and humanitarian. Here Jolie, herself a mother of six, reaches out to a child while meeting with Syrian refugees in Lebanon on Sept. 12, 2012.

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Flanked by G8 Foreign Ministers, Jolie, right, in her role as UN envoy, speaks during a news conference regarding sexual violence against women in conflict, during the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London on April 11, 2013.

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Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, center, and UNHCR Special Envoy Jolie, right, listen to refugees on March 25, 2013 during a visit to the Nzolo refugee camp in Democratic Republic of Congo. Jolie joined Hague on a visit to the country in a bid to encourage world powers to do more to tackle rape and sexual assault in war zones.

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Jolie attends the Women in the World Summit 2013 on April 4, 2013 in New York.

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Jolie, center, visits Iraqi returnees from Syria escaping the conflict there, in Baghdad on Sept. 15, 2012.

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Jolie is photographed at a screening of her film "In the Land of Blood and Honey" at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on May 29, 2012. Before the screening, Jolie discussed the Foreign Secretary's initiative on preventing sexual violence in conflict.

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Jolie infamously jutted out one leg at the Oscars on Feb. 26, 2012, leading to numerous Internet parodies and jokes.

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Jolie stars in "Maleficent," a story about the Disney villain from "Sleeping Beauty." The film is scheduled to be released in 2014.

Jolie arrives at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 15, 2012.

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Jolie, left, and her partner Brad Pitt meet with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Jan. 11, 2012. Jolie was in Washington for the premiere of her film "In the Land of Blood and Honey" at the Holocaust Museum.

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Writer-director Jolie busy on the set of "In the Land of Blood and Honey."

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Pitt and Jolie visit Con Dao prison off Vietnam's southern coast on Nov. 13, 2011. Jolie and Pitt adopted a Vietnamese boy in March 2007.

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Jolie is welcomed by fans as she arrives at the Japan premiere of her partner Brad Pitt's film "Moneyball' in Tokyo on Nov. 9, 2011.

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Accompanied by their six children, Pitt and Jolie appear before photographers upon their arrival at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Nov. 8, 2011.

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Jolie was in Misrata, Libya, to help agencies bringing aid to Libyans in Tripoli and Misrata on Oct. 11, 2011. "I have come to Libya for a variety of reasons, to see a country in transition at every level and to witness efforts to fully realize the promise of the Arab Spring," Jolie said.

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Jolie presents the 2011 Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, on Oct. 3, 2011. The prize was awarded to the founder and 290 staff of SHS, a non-governmental organization, for their life-saving work in helping the thousands of refugees and migrants who arrive on Yemen's shores each year.

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Jolie took all six children, including twins Knox and Vivienne, to see "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," in London on July 22, 2011.

Jack Black and Jolie arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Kung Fu Panda 2" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on May 22, 2011 in Hollywood, Calif. Jolie voices the tough Tigress while Black gives voice to Po, the chubby panda of the title.

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Jolie and partner Brad Pitt arrive for the screening of 'The Tree of Life' during the 64th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 16, 2011. Pitt stars in the film, which won the film festival's highest honor.

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In her role as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Jolie talks with Syrian refugees at the Altinozu camp in the Hatay province of Turkey on June 17, 2011. Jolie has been active in international relief efforts for years.

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Jolie visits Somali refugees at a refugee camp in Tunisia on April 5, 2011. The actress travelled to the camp to encourage continued funding and support from the international community to further assist the hundreds of thousands of people who have crossed into Tunisia to escape the violence in Libya.

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The actress met with Khanum Gul, a 35-year-old mother of eight, and Gul's youngest son, Samir, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in February 2011.

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The actress wore a long-sleeve Versace gown to the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 16, 2011. She was nominated for best actress for "The Tourist," but lost to Annette Bening.

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"Tourist" star Angelina Jolie attended the German premiere of the film with partner Brad Pitt on Dec. 14, 2010, in Berlin. The movie, which had an estimated budget of $100 million, grossed $67 million by February 2011, and was widely panned by critics.

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Actress Angelina Jolie, right, and actor Johnny Depp are shown in a scene from their new film "The Tourist," about an American tourist in Europe who gets caught up in a whirlwind romance with a mysterious woman.

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Jolie, second right, directs actors on set in the city of Esztergom, Hungary, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. The directorial debut for the A-list actress is a love story set during the Bosnian war.

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Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the Paris premiere of the animated fim "Megamind" on Nov. 29, 2010. Pitt voices one of the main characters in the film.

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Jolie, right, meets 64-year-old Zenul Hawa at her flood-damaged home in the village of Mohib Bandi in Pakistan on Sept. 7, 2010. Jolie, a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador, was in Pakistan visiting flood-affected communities in the northwest.

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Jolie promotes the launch of spy thriller "Salt" in Cancun, Mexico, on June 30, 2010. In the film, she plays a CIA agent who goes on the run after she's accused of being a KGB double agent.

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In the thriller "Salt," Jolie stars as Evelyn Salt, a CIA officer accused of being a spy for the Russians.

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In this image released by UNHCR on April 6, 2010, Jolie shares a laugh and traditional painted Easter eggs with Bosnian women Babic Lena and her unnamed sister in the eastern Bosnian town of Rogatica, east of Sarajevo.


Jolie is seen at the Piazzale della Stazione, filming on location for "The Tourist," on March 17, 2010, in Venice, Italy.

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Jolie and Pitt walk out of an ice-cream shop with children Zahara, front right, Shiloh Nouvel, Pax, left, and Maddox, background, in Venice, Italy, on Feb. 16, 2010.

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Jolie attends the 2009 World Refugee Day at National Geographic Society June 18, 2009, in Washington, DC. Jolie paid tribute to the 10.5 million refugees now recognized by the Commission. The UNHCR announced that she and her partner, Brad Pitt, have donated $1 million to help Pakistanis displaced by fighting between troops and Taliban militants

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Jolie arrives at the Academy Awards in February 2009. She didn't take home any trophies, but she landed on numerous best-dressed lists, thanks to her choice of a classic strapless Elie Saab gown highlighted by emerald earrings.

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Jolie and Pitt arrive for the Cannes Film Festival screening of his movie, the Quentin Tarantino-directed "Inglourious Basterds," in May 2009.

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Jolie visits with Karenni refugee children in the Ban Mai Nai Soi refugee camp in northern Thailand on Feb. 4, 2009.

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One of the advantages to being the child of an actor? You get to travel to places most young kids never see. Here, Pitt and Jolie and their children arrive at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Japan, where they attended the Japanese premiere of Pitt's film, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," in January 2009.


Some of Jolie's tattoos are visible as she arrives at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Jan. 25, 2009. She has more than a dozen tattoos and says each has a special meaning. The tattoo between her shoulder blades reads "know your rights" and is the title of a Clash song. The one on her left shoulder blade is a lengthy Buddhist Pali incantation written in Khmer, the language of Cambodia. Her first son, Maddox, was adopted from Cambodia.

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In 2008, Jolie starred in the thriller "Wanted" as Fox, a mysterious assassin with a tragic past. The film was loosely based on Mark Millar's comic-book series.

In her role as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Jolie spoke to women in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, in October 2008.

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Jolie was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress for her starring role in 2008's "Changeling," directed by Clint Eastwood. In the film, which is based on a true story, she plays a woman whose son is abducted in the 1920s. When a boy is brought to her, she knows it's not her own child, but authorities brand her delusional for reasons of their own.

Three months after the birth of their twins, Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline, Pitt and Jolie attend a screening of her film "Changeling" in New York on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. The new tattoos on Jolie's upper arm reportedly denote map coordinates of the birthplace of the twins, under the coordinates for the couple's four other children.

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Pitt and Jolie reveal the latest additions to their family -- twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline -- on the cover of the Aug. 4, 2008, issue of People magazine. "It is chaos, but we are managing it and having a wonderful time," Jolie told the magazine.

Dustin Hoffman, left, and Jack Black provide "security" around Jolie at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, May 15, in southern France. The three lend their voices to the animated film "Kung Fu Panda," by directors Mark Osborne and John Stevenson.

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Jolie carried daughter Shiloh while leading her other children Maddox, Pax and Zahara for a walk and a treat at their neighborhood corner store by their home in New Orleans.

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Gen. David Petraeus, commander of multi-national forces in Iraq, meets with Jolie in Baghdad on Feb. 7, 2008. Jolie, a U.N. goodwill ambassador, visited Iraq on a humanitarian mission and met top officials to seek help for people displaced by the war.

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Jolie and her son Maddox attend a news conference in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward on Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. Jolie's boyfriend Brad Pitt was announcing his latest project to build affordable, environmentally friendly homes in the area devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

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Pitt joined Jolie on the red carpet at the European premiere of her film "Beowulf" in London on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007.

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Jolie made a two-day visit to Iraq and Syria in August 2007 as part of her role as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Here she met with an elderly refugee, one of some 1,300 trapped at the makeshift Al Waleed camp in Iraq, unable to leave the country for neighboring Syria.

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Jolie carries her newly adopted son, Pax Thien Jolie, onto a plane at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on March 21, 2007.

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Pitt and Jolie take daughters Zahara and Shiloh for a walk in the sunshine in the French Quarter of New Orleans on March 5, 2007.

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Jolie arrives at a location for the shooting of "A Mighty Heart" in Mumbai, India in November 2006. The film is about the life of American journalist Daniel Pearl who was slain by terrorists in Pakistan four years ago. Jolie plays Daniel's widow Mariane, on whose book of the same name the film is based.

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Clover Russell, played by Jolie, intrigues her future husband, Edward Wilson, played by Matt Damon, in "The Good Shepherd," the untold story of the birth of the CIA. The fillm and "The Good German," another new film, offer a less than romanticized view of politicking, compromising and exploiting that followed World War II.


Pitt and Jolie listen to Marlene Mungunda, the Namibian minister of child welfare, at a June press conference. The couple holed up at an exclusive resort there for the May 27, 2006, birth of baby Shiloh Nouvel. Jolie used the event as a way to promote her humanitarian work, but the remote locale also gave the couple total control over media coverage. People magazine spent an estimated $4 million on exclusive rights to their baby pics, and waged a legal campaign to keep them from being distributed online.


A visibly pregnant Jolie takes a stroll along a Paris street in 2006. She and Pitt reportedly planned to settle in the City of Light, becoming the latest high-profile celebrity couple to make a home in France.

Jolie and Pitt enjoy a pleasant winter moment in a Paris park under the Eiffel Tower. In Pitt's arms is adopted daughter Zahara, who seems to be eyeing that tower of cotton candy.

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Jolie sits for a Jan. 2006 chat with 7-year-old Haitian schoolgirl Naomi Georges in Port-au-Prince. Jolie was focusing attention on her philanthropic work, but all eyes were on her rounder belly, as confirmation came that the Oscar winner was indeed pregnant.

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Jolie, right, and Pitt, rear, holding Jolie's adopted child, Zahara, tried to make a quick dash through Narita International Airport outside of Tokyo, Japan, on Nov. 27, 2005. The actors arrived for the Japanese premiere of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." Pitt started proceedings at the end of 2005 to adopt Jolie's two adopted children.

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Jolie listens as an elderly Pakistani woman speaks through a translator, left, about the damage her village sustained during the earthquake in Pakistan. Jolie urged the world to honor its pledges of aid for Pakistani quake victims.

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Jolie and Pitt promote their film "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" in Las Vegas in 2005. Though photographers took shots of the couple together on a beach in Africa during the summer, both denied that they were a couple.

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Jolie stands on a hill at the Bella refugee camp near the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya in Ingushetia, a region bordering Chechnya.

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Jolie's many tattoos include a blue window on her lower back, a quotation from Tennessee Williams on her left inner arm and the Japanese symbol for death on her shoulder blade.

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Jolie adopted son Maddox from Cambodia in 2004.

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Jolie portrayed video game character Lara Croft in two "Tomb Raider" films. Though the films were largely dismissed by critics, they did well at the box office. During the filming of the first "Tomb Raider" film she discovered her love for Cambodia, and decided to adopt a child.


Billy Bob Thornton married Jolie in April 2000 after meeting her on the set of "Pushing Tin." The two were known for their voracious sexual appetites and their quirky habit of wearing vials of each other's blood around their necks. The couple split in 2002.

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Jolie attended the 72nd Oscars with her brother James Haven Voight. The two siblings are the children of actor Jon Voight. The two created a stir at the Oscars when, after Jolie won her trophy, she proclaimed, "I'm so in love with my brother."

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Jolie won an Oscar for her role opposite Winona Ryder in 1999's "Girl, Interrupted." In the film, she plays a self-destructive girl in a mental hospital during the 1960s.

Jolie met Jonny Lee Miller when they co-starred in the 1995 film "Hackers." The two married that same year and amicably split in 1999.

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In this undated photo, Jolie poses with her mother, French actress Marcheline Bertrand and her brother James. Bertrand passed away in 2007 at age 56 from cancer. Her struggle with the disease helped her daughter decide to have a preventative double mastectomy in 2013.