Born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, i.e., a state in the South Central region of the United States, on December 18, 1963, William Bradley Pitt is known for portraying distinctive characters and incredibly charming looks.
Pitt earned an Academy Award for his performance in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019.
He was a co-founder and an active participant in Not on Our Watch, i.e., a campaign that provided resources to developing countries in difficulty, especially the Sudanese province of Darfur.
Moreover, he founded Make It Right, i.e., an N.G.O. that works towards constructing environmentally friendly homes in the city of New Orleans for the people who Hurricane Katrina displaced in 2006.
Early life and work
Pitt grew up in Springfield, Missouri, a constituent state of the United States of America. He decided to head in the direction of the University of Missouri from 1983 to 1987 before dropping out to move to the city of California and pursue a career as an actor. After playing many minor television and movie roles, Pitt caught the public’s attention as a charming scoundrel in the film Thelma & Louise in 1991.
He worked with more unique movies and shows like A River Runs Through It, Interview with the Vampire, Legends of the Fall in 1994, and Se7en in 1995, where he starred as a police detective. Also, he worked in the fantasy Twelve Monkeys in 1995. Furthermore, he earned a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Oscar.
The era of the late 1990s and beyond
Pitt played the role of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber in Seven Years in Tibet in 1997 and an Irish Republican Army terrorist in the movie, The Devil’s Own in 1997. Also, he presented his excellent acting skills in the film Meet Joe Black in 1998 and as an underground boxer in Fight Club in 1999.
Pitt married actress Jennifer Aniston (who achieved stardom through the series of F.R.I.E.N.D.S., which became a significant hit) in 2000. Then He starred in the movie Ocean’s Eleven, a comedy caper about con artists in the year 2001. The film was a significant hit and led to its sequels, Ocean’s Twelve in 2004 and Ocean’s Thirteen (2007). He also played the Greek warrior Achilles in Troy in the year of 2004.
Angelina and Brad Pitt
He got paired with Angelina Jolie in the action-comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005 and got romantically involved with her. He then adopted Maddox and Zahara, Angelina’s children, which she adopted from Cambodia and Ethiopia.
Pitt and Angelina Jolie had their first biological child, Shiloh, in 2006. Later on, they also adopted a boy from Vietnam named Pax and got blessed by biological twins Knox and Vivienne in 2008. Pitt married Jolie in 2014, and then Jolie filed for a divorce after two years.
Pitt continued to show his charms in movies, including “Babel” in 2006 and “The Assassination of Jesse James” by the person named Coward Robert Ford in the year of 2007, etc.