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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 {{Action Girl}}s) and her critically acclaimed acting, including earning Oscar nominations for her roles in ''Film/GirlInterrupted'' and ''Film/{{Changeling}}''. 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, whom she separated from in 2016. 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 [[StarMakingRole a big break]] in ''Girl, Interrupted'' earned her the Best Supporting Actress Oscar 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 become highly active in efforts to end sexual violence in conflict, heading up a major summit on the issue held in London.
!!'''Filmography''' ''(as a director)'':
* ''A Place In Time'' (2007)
* ''In The Land Of Blood And Honey'' (2011)
* ''Film/{{Unbroken}}'' (2014)
* ''By the Sea'' (2015) (as ''Angelina Jolie-Pitt'')
* ''Film/FirstTheyKilledMyFather: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers'' (2017)
!!'''Filmography:''' ''(as an actor)''
* ''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/MrAndMrsSmith2005'' (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 common to Angelina Jolie's roles:'''
* 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/MrAndMrsSmith2005 Jane Smith]], [[Film/{{Salt}} Evelyn Salt]], [[Film/{{Wanted}} Fox]], Film/{{Maleficent}}, and [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Master Tigress]]. She's probably '''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}}''.
* {{Biopic}}: Portrayed Gia Marie Carangi in ''Film/{{Gia}}''.
* FascinatingEyebrow: She's a master of this when the role requires it. ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaider'' is a good example.
* FriendToAllChildren: Guaranteed. Brangelina have adopted three children.
* 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.