Angelina Jolie - Details

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Angelina JolieIn only a few short years Academy AwardŽ-winner ANGELINA JOLIE has become one of Hollywood’s most respected young actresses. Having recently earned a third Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an OscarŽ for Best Supporting Actress for her moving performance as Lisa Rowe in Girl, Interrupted (1999), she has also become one of the most sought after actresses in the entertainment industry.

Jolie earned critical praise for the HBO film Gia (1998) written and directed by Michael Cristofer. She received a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award as well as garnering an Emmy nomination for her poignant portrayal of supermodel Gia Carangi who died of AIDS. She won the Golden Globe and a CableACE Award, plus another Emmy Award nomination for her role as Cornelia Wallace, the second wife of the controversial Alabama governor in John Frankenheimer’s George Wallace, opposite Gary Sinise. She also starred in the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, True Women, based on Janice Woods Windle’s best-selling historical novel.

A member of the famed MET Theatre Ensemble Workshop, Jolie trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and has also studied with Jan Tarrant in New York and Silvana Gallardo in Los Angeles.

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  • 4th June 1975 - Birth