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->''"If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me."''

Angelina Jolie, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever DCMG]] (born Angelina Jolie Voight, June 4, 1975) is an American actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. She is the daughter of actors Creator/JonVoight and Marcheline Bertrand.

She has received three Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward. Jolie has promoted humanitarian causes throughout the world, and is noted for her work with refugees through UNHCR. She has been cited as one of the world's most beautiful women and her off-screen life is widely reported. Divorced from actors Creator/JonnyLeeMiller and Creator/BillyBobThornton, she entered a relationship with Creator/BradPitt in 2005; the couple married in 2014, but Jolie filed for a divorce in 2016. She and Pitt have six children: Maddox, Zahara, Pax, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne. She has multiple tattoos, several of which she has had removed or covered over the years, most notably her "Billy Bob" and dragon tattoos. She has also been very open and honest about her "wild child" past and her bisexuality.

She is known for her varied roles (though she does tend to be cast as strong female characters, usually [[ActionGirl Action Girls as of late]]) and her critically acclaimed acting, including winning an Oscar for her role in ''Girl, Interrupted.'' Unfortunately, her incredible acting skills and charity work tend to be overshadowed by (usually false and malicious) rumours, her personal life, her estrangement from her father (they couldn't be more different politically), and, more recently, her relationship with fellow actor Creator/BradPitt, who she is now filing for divorce. Her career started off very quietly, with a lot of independent movies and low-popularity fare (which featured a ton of nudity and a lot of Wild Child-type parts), before a big break (in ''Girl, Interrupted'') got her an Award nomination and mainstream credibility. Unlike many actresses, she continued to do nude work well after she hit big.

In 2011, she made her directorial debut with ''In the Land of Blood and Honey'', a low-key drama about the Bosnian War. In 2014, she directed the UsefulNotes/WorldWarII film ''Film/{{Unbroken}}''.

She has recently become highly active in efforts to end sexual violence in conflict, heading up a major summit on the issue held in London.

!! '''Filmography:'''

* ''Lookin' to Get Out'' (1982) as Tosh
* ''Film/{{Cyborg 2}}'' (1993) as Casella "Cash" Reese
* ''Film/{{Hackers}}'' (1995) as Kate "Acid Burn" Libby
* ''Without Evidence'' (1996) as Jodie Swearingen
* ''Love Is All There Is'' (1996) as Gina Malacici
* ''Mojave Moon'' (1996) as Ellie
* ''Foxfire'' (1996) as Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky
* ''True Women'' (1997) as Georgia Lawshe Woods
* ''George Wallace'' (1997) as Cornelia Wallace
* ''Playing God'' (1997) as Claire
* ''Film/{{Gia}}'' (1998) as Gia Carangi
* ''Hell's Kitchen'' (1998) as Gloria [=McNeary=]
* ''Film/PlayingByHeart'' (1998) as Joan
* ''Pushing Tin'' (1998) as Mary Bell
* ''Film/TheBoneCollector'' (1999) as Amelia Donaghy
* ''Film/GirlInterrupted'' (1999) as Lisa Rowe
* ''Film/{{Gone In Sixty Seconds|2000}}'' (2000) as Sara "Sway" Wayland
* ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'' (2001) as [[Franchise/TombRaider Lara Croft]]
* ''Film/{{Original Sin|2001}}'' (2001) as Julia Russell
* ''Life or Something Like It'' (2002) as Lanie Kerrigan
* ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaiderTheCradleOfLife'' (2003) as Lara Croft
* ''Beyond Borders'' (2003) as Sarah Jordan
* ''Film/TakingLives'' (2004) as Illeana Scott
* ''WesternAnimation/SharkTale'' (2004) as Lola (voice-over)
* ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow'' (2004) as Francesca "Franky" Cook
* ''The Fever'' (cameo) (2004) as Revolutionary
* ''Film/{{Alexander}}'' (2004) as Olympias
* ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith'' (2005) as Jane Smith
* ''Film/TheGoodShepherd'' (2006) as Margaret "Clover" Russell Wilson
* ''Film/AMightyHeart'' (2007) as Mariane Pearl
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Beowulf|2007}}'' (2007) as Grendel's mother (motion capture and voice-over)
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' (2008) as Master Tigress (voice-over)
* ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' (2008) as Fox
* ''Film/{{Changeling}}'' (2008) as Christine Collins
* ''Film/{{Salt}}'' (2010) as Evelyn Salt
* ''Film/TheTourist'' (2010) as Elise Clifton-Ward
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'' (2011) as Master Tigress (voice-over)
* ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' (2014) as Maleficent
* ''Film/ByTheSea'' (2015) as Vanessa
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda3'' (2016) as Master Tigress (voice-over)

!!'''Tropes concerning Angelina Jolie:'''

* ActionGirl: Is well-known for playing them, although it certainly isn't the only type of role she can play. Examples include [[Film/LaraCroftTombRaider Lara Croft]], [[Film/MrAndMrsSmith Jane Smith]], [[Film/{{Salt}} Evelyn Salt]], [[Film/{{Wanted}} Fox]], Film/{{Maleficent}}, and [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Master Tigress]].
** '''The''' most bankable ActionGirl in Hollywood history; according to Box Office Mojo, three of the top twelve highest-grossing films under its Action Heroine category are Jolie films, and the list doesn't factor in ''Wanted'', in which Jolie had a prominent ActionGirl supporting role, or ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'', a fantasy smash hit credited to her star power; both would place in the top-six if included and her films have only dropped down the list due to the recent success of ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''{{Divergent}}''.
* BiTheWay
* {{Biopic}}: Portrayed Gia Marie Carangi in ''Film/{{Gia}}''.
* TheCastShowoff: She notably does many of her own stunts in her movies, such as ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'' and ''Film/{{Salt}}''.
* DyeHard: Her natural hair colour is dark blonde. While she does sometimes appear in films with blonde hair, she's best known for dying her hair various shades of brunette.
* FascinatingEyebrow: She's a master of this when the role requires it. ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'' is a good example.
* FakeBrit: Has put on English accents for her roles in the two ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'' movies, ''Film/TheTourist'', ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow'', and ''Film/{{Maleficent}}''. In fact, she plays foreign roles with heavy accents so often, it's easy to forget she's American.
* HollywoodHypeMachine: A major success story. It got behind her around ''Film/GirlInterrupted'' and hasn't stopped since, and shows few signs of faltering.
* HowlOfSorrow: She is very, ''very'' good at this when the role calls for it, especially in ''Film/AMightyHeart''.
* MsFanservice: She is one of the most prolific actresses in Hollywood history for showing her naked body in film - easily one of the most nude "mainstream" stars. ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'', ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' are recent examples. Her early work adds up to the point where she has more movies where she got naked than ones where she didn't.
* NeverLiveItDown: Her and Billy Bob Thornton's bizarre habit of wearing vials of each other's blood around their necks during their marriage (which they destroyed when it ended).
* RealLifeRelative: Made her film debut alongside her dad, Jon Voight, in ''Lookin' to Get Out''. They later co-starred as father and daughter in ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider''. Her youngest daughter Vivienne appeared alongside her in ''Maleficent''. Her third directorial effort, ''By the Sea'' starred herself and Brad Pitt as a married couple.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With her husbands (Creator/JonnyLeeMiller in ''Film/{{Hackers}}''; Billy Bob Thornton in ''Pushing Tin'' and Creator/BradPitt in ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith'').
* StarMakingRole: As Lisa Rowe in ''Film/GirlInterrupted''.
* TypeCasting: She's famous and talented enough to get any role she wants, but audiences tend to only buy her as a FemmeFatale or ActionGirl. She's done several other character types, but they rarely do well at the box office.