If any actress were at the peak of her career today, then the only one to come to mind is the talented Angelina Jole. Even with her early roles in movies such as Gia, Girl, Interrupted, and George Wallace, she caught audiences’ attention with her acting. Already a recipient of several awards like the Academy Award, the Golden Globes, and the Screen Actors Guild Award, she is certainly a contender in the acting world.
The renowned actor, Jon Voight, is the first of her teachers in the craft and she was able to do her first breakthrough role into the industry with him through the film Lookin’ to Get Out. In 1995 she moved on to more mature roles with her then to be husband Jonny Lee Miller in Hackers. It was in Girl, Interrupted that she won her first Academy Award as the Best Supporting Actress for the year.
Jolie’s roles have been interesting and diverse with lead parts that she played in Mr. And Mrs. Smith as an assassin and as a unique kind of superhero in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. She also did a voice over for a martial arts animated tiger in Kung Fu Panda, and she moved on to specially acclaimed roles that helped her develop personally as an artist in The Changeling an A Mighty Heart.
Angelina’s personal life has also caught the world’s attention with her early marriages to Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton. What intrigued the world was her alleged affair with Brad Pitt during the making of Mr. And Mrs. Smith, which led him to leave his, then wife, Jennifer Aniston, and set up a child-filled home with Jolie.
Jolie is known to be quite the family person as she has three biological children of her own, with actor Brad Pitt, twins – Knox and Vivienne and the older sister Shiloh. Before this biological brood, she and Brad had adopted children from different countries such as Vietnamese Pax, Ethiopian Zahara, and Cambodian Maddox. Recently in her career, Angelina has chosen to grow her family while focusing mainly on her United Nations role as Goodwill Ambassador.
Angelina Jole and her busy life has been an inspiration for many young ladies around the world. As an ambassador, and actress, and a fulltime mother, she certainly has proven to others that she has what it truly takes to be a true woman.