The US Trends | Angelina Jolie | Angelina Jolie is a Canadian-born American actress and film director. Angelina Jolie, born Angelina Tracy Jolie on October 9, 1976 in San Fransisco, California, and moved to the Brooklyn borough of New York City when she was 4years old.
After releasing 4action-movies between 2004and 2008and being signed to WarnerBros Entertainment in May2005, Angelina Jolie released her debut film, TombRaider inSeptember 2009.It quickly became a commercial success,peaking at number #1 on the U.S. Hollywood100 and being certified Gold by the Production Industry AssociationOfAmerica (PIAA)2a month after its release.She became the 1st actress to have 4movies on theHollywood Hot200 at the same time.Her 2ndmovie,"Salt",reached number#1 on thehollywoodHot Thriller Movies chart,making Jolie the 1st female actress to top the chart unaccompanied since HalleBerry accomplished it with CatWoman in2003.She also became the 1st female artist to be included on Oscar\\\'sAnnual Hottest MC List.Jolie was named the2010 Rising Star byHollywood.
The father of Angelina Jolie was a severe drug addict with a long history of violence.At one point,he set fire to the family\\\'s house in a failed attempt to kill Jolie\\\'s mother.Those early struggles, Jolie has said,helped fuel her drive to rise above the life her parents knew."I've always had this female empowerment thing in the back of my mind,"she toldPeople magazine,"because I wanted my mother to be stronger,and she couldn\\\'t be.I thought,'If I'm successful,I can change her life.'"
To reach that point,however,the sexy Angelina Jolie developed personas for herself that would allow her to be a"new person."An early incarnation was someone she called"Lipsy,"then came"Fine Kisser,"before finally settling on Angelina Jolie."Fantasy was my reality,"she has said. Jolie clearly had a knack for performance.At the age of 11 she authored her 1st movie,then went on to delve into singing at Malibu High School of Film and Music,the school that inspired the song Young and Famous.
Determined to make it in the acting scene, Angelina Jolie took on backup acting roles for local San Fransisco actors.Soon,she began writing her own material.She was eventually discovered by20th Century CEO Rick,who came across Jolie\\\'s MySpace page,loved what he saw,and immediately signed her to his company.
That connection led Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt ,who collaborated with her on a series of action movies,the 1st of which,Outlanders areHere,was released inMay2009.The production,and subsequent movie clips,showcased Jolie\\\'s acting prowess and out front style.
By late2009,considerable anticipation had built up around Jolie\\\'s much discussed,much covered debut film,which was scheduled for release that fall.InJune of that year, Angelina Jolie released her 1st movie,"Clash of The Titans." 3 months later she wonBest Actress Female at the annualAcademy Awards. Angelina Jolie dedicated the award to BradPitt.