Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight on June 4, 1975) is an American film actor
and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. She has been cited as one of
the world's most beautiful women and her off-screen life is widely reported.Jolie
has received three Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and an Academy
Though she made her screen debut as a child alongside her father Jon Voight in the
1982 film Lookin' to Get Out, Jolie's acting career began in earnest a decade later
with the low-budget production Cyborg 2 (1993). Her first leading role in a major
film was in Hackers (1995). She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical
films George Wallace (1997) and Gia (1998), and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting
Actress for her performance in the drama Girl, Interrupted (1999). Jolie achieved
international fame as a result of her portrayal of video game heroine Lara Croft
in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), and since then has established herself as one
of the best-known and highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.
She has had her biggest commercial successes with the the action-comedy Mr. & Mrs.
Smith (2005) and the animated film Kung Fu Panda (2008).