Angelina Jolie was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles, California.
She is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.
Jolie made her film debut in the 1982 film Lookin' to Get Out, but gained widespread fame in the 1990s with her roles in films such as Girl, Interrupted and Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
Jolie has won three Academy Awards, including one for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Girl, Interrupted.
She is also known for her humanitarian work, including serving as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and co-founding the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative.
In 2012, Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carried a gene that made it highly likely she would develop breast cancer.
Jolie has been named one of the highest-paid actresses in the world by Forbes multiple times, including in 2009, 2011, and 2013.
She has been married three times, including to actor Brad Pitt from 2014 to 2019.
Jolie is the mother of six children, three of whom are adopted.
In addition to acting and humanitarian work, Jolie is also a successful director, with credits including the films In the Land of Blood and Honey and Unbroken.