Place of Birth:
December 18, 1963
Role That Sort of Got Him Noticed (At Least By Women):
Brad Pitt had a small but sexy (and memorable) part in Thelma & Louise with Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis.
An Award Worthy Performance:
Pitt earned his first Academy Award nomination for his role in Twelve Monkeys directed by Terry Gilliam. Pitt lost to Kevin Spacey in The Usual Suspects.
Pitt had a long-term relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and following their break-up, he married Friends star Jennifer Aniston on July 29, 2000. The couple separated in January 2005 and their divorce was final on October 2, 2005. During the last months of their marriage, rumors circulated concerning Pitt and his Mr and Mrs Smith co-star Angelina Jolie. Jolie and Pitt eventually went public with their relationship. The couple has six children (three adopted, three Jolie gave birth to): Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne.
Thelma & Louise, Johnny Suede, Cool World, A River Runs Through It, Kalifornia, True Romance, Interview with a Vampire (his first lead role), Legends of the Fall, Se7en, Twelve Monkeys, Sleepers, The Devil's Own, Seven Years in Tibet, Meet Joe Black, Fight Club, Snatch, Spy Game, Ocean's Eleven (and Twelve, Thirteen), Full Frontal, Troy, Mr and Mrs Smith, Babel, Assassination of Jesse James, Burn After Reading, Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tree of Life, Inglourious Basterds, Moneyball, Happy Feet 2, Killing Them Softly, and World War Z.