Brad Pitt

The Ups and Downs in Life Brad Pitt – Hollywood’s Most Famous Actor

At the age of 57, Brad Pitt is no longer a young man who used to “steal women’s hearts” with attractive roles. However, Pitt is still at a peak that few male stars reach.

From a teenager passionate about sports, planning to pursue a career in journalism, Pitt had suddenly changed and tried his luck in the movie capital. Now, he is one of the most famous actors in Hollywood.

Brad Pitt came to Hollywood two decades ago, his handsome appearance helped Pitt receive a few roles soon, but it was his aspiration, talent, and ability to switch flexibly between acting and filmmaking that created an enduring career that can endure the rigorous test of time.

Up to this stage, Pitt turned to filmmaking rather than acting, but his name and image were still mentioned throughout the news sites. Brad Pitt is still a male star who receives a lot of love and attention from the media – the public.

Pitt has appeared in the enduring favorites until today, roles in “Thelma and Louise”, “Interview With the Vampire”, “Moneyball”, “A River Runs Through It”, ” Ocean’s Eleven ”… is still remembered by the public.

Like any other cult star in showbiz, Pitt’s private life is also very consuming paper and ink of the press – the media. Pitt has worked with the top famous actresses in Hollywood, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, middle-aged Angelina Jolie.

Let’s take a look at the journey from the anonymous young man to the top Hollywood actor of Hollywood by Brad Pitt:

Brad Pitt was born in Shawnee City, Oklahoma, USA on December 18, 1963; He grew up in Springfield, Missouri. Brad Pitt is the oldest son in a family of three. Pitt’s parents have a classic, traditional perspectives.

The father – Mr. Bill Pitt owns a company that operates trucks; the mother – Jane Pitt is a marriage counselor. As a high school student at Kickapoo, Pitt was a member of the golf, swimming, and tennis clubs.

With only two more courses left to complete his studies to receive a bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of Missouri, Pitt left his studies to pursue his love of cinema and decided to leave for Los Angeles. in the late 1980s.

In Los Angeles, at first, the young man worked as a driver for several months, while also taking some acting classes. Within 7 months, Pitt found a company to represent him and began to be given the first small role.

Pitt worked in many jobs before his acting career started getting into gear and brought in a steady income. At the beginning of his career in Hollywood, Pitt was a driver, a loading worker, a waitress in a restaurant …

The role that caught Brad Pitt’s attention was small but memorable in “Thelma and Louise” (The Story of Thelma and Louise – 1991) directed by Ridley Scott.

After appearing in a few films but not making a strong impression, to “A River Runs Through It” (Where the River flows through – 1992), Brad Pitt began to be recognized for his impressive acting ability.

After having the first success, Pitt began to have new feelings of love, he experienced relationships with actors such as Jill Schoelen, Robin Givens, and Juliette Lewis. (In the photo is Brad Pitt and his co-star Juliette Lewis, they co-starred in some movies like “Too Young to Die” or “Kalifornia” and then switched to dating)

The next step forward in Brad Pitt’s career was the lead role in “Interview With the Vampire” (Interview with the Vampire – 1994) acting alongside the hottest “hottest” face in Hollywood at that time – Tom Cruise.

In 1995, People magazine (USA) voted Brad Pitt as “The sexiest man of the year”. This is also the year Pitt appeared in films such as “Seven”, “Twelve Monkeys” …

The role in the sensational drama “Twelve Monkeys” (Twelve Monkeys – 1995) earned Pitt his first Oscar nomination and the first golden statue at the Golden Globe.

In 1995, Pitt started dating a favorite actress in Hollywood at that time – Gwyneth Paltrow. They dated for two years and got engaged. In 1997, two people announced their marriage cancellation but did not specify the reason. Pitt and Paltrow were co-stars in the movie “Seven” (1995).

In 1998, Brad Pitt and actress Jennifer Aniston started dating. They got married two years later in a well-held ceremony in the coastal city of Malibu.

Pitt appeared in several important films of his career between 1998 – 2001, including “Fight Club” (The floor of the mortal – 1999), “Snatch” (Jewelry thief – 2000), “The Mexican” (2001), “Meet Joe Black” (See Death – 1998), “Ocean’s Eleven” (Eleven Thieves of the Century – 2001, acting alongside George Clooney and Matt Damon).

In 2000, People magazine once again voted Brad Pitt as “Sexiest Man of the Year”, making him the first male to receive the title twice.

In 2004, “Troy” was the next big film in Pitt’s career, but the box office did not meet expectations and the film must also receive mixed criticism from critics.

“Troy” is an important film for Brad Pitt’s career because this is the first movie produced by Pitt’s filmmaker – Plan B Entertainment.

“The Departed” (Boston Mission – 2006) was the first film produced by Brad Pitt to win the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007, but Brad Pitt has not been honored with the success. of this movie.

2004 was an important year in Brad Pitt’s life. He acted in the movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith ”with Angelina Jolie. At this time, rumors began to appear about the romance between the two co-stars, and there was also information about the problem that arose in the marriage between Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.

Later, when the love story became public, in 2008, Brad Pitt shared with Rolling Stone magazine that “Mr. and Mrs. Smith ”is the film with Jolie participating in acting that he loves most because this is the movie that makes Brad Pitt fall in love with her.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt announced their separation in January 2005, they completed the divorce proceedings in October. Soon after, Brad Pitt started dating Jolie.

In the following years, Pitt appeared in films that received positive reviews such as “Babel” (Tower of Babel – 2006), “Burn After Reading” (Burn after reading – 2008), “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ”(Mutant Benjamin – 2008),“ Inglorious Basterds ”(Destiny – 2009) and“ Moneyball ”(Money Ball – 2011). (Photo: Brad Pitt in the movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, he plays a man with reverse aging)

In 2014, Pitt won his first Academy Award for Best Picture for the film “12 Years A Slave” (12 years of slavery). The film is produced by Pitt’s film company. (Photo: Brad Pitt in “12 Years A Slave”)

After starting dating in 2005, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in 2014 in a privately held French wedding. The couple has six children, including three biological children and three adopted children.

In 2015, Brad Pitt co-appeared with Jolie in a film made purely for their artistic experience – “By the Sea”. Jolie wrote and directed this film, which is about a couple trying to heal their broken marriage.

In 2015, Brad Pitt produced and acted in the movie “The Big Short”. The film earned Brad Pitt a nomination at the Oscar for Best Picture. The film continues to be an artistic success produced by Pitt’s film company.

In September 2016, Jolie filed for a divorce after two years of being officially married to Pitt by marriage and 11 years in a relationship. Post-divorce agreements are still in progress around custody and division of property worth hundreds of millions of dollars. (Photo taken of the Jolie-Pitt family in 2009).

Brad Pitt’s acting career has slowed down to Pitt’s own intentions, though, he still appears in some movies from time to time, but not always has been warmly received. Like his role in “War Machine”, a film made for the online movie channel, Pitt’s role had to receive mixed reviews.

Currently, the actor continues to actively participate in film production activities. The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture – “Moonlight” (2016) – also produced by Brad Pitt. In the same year 2016, the movie “Lost City of Z” debuted also received many positive reviews.

Now, despite moving to work behind the camera, but Brad Pitt is still one of the most beloved stars in the international film industry.

Brad Pitt appears alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” – The film directed by Quentin Tarantino.

The film has grossed $374 million worldwide and received critical acclaim, receiving praise for Tarantino’s direction and screenplay, the performances (particularly from DiCaprio and Pitt), cinematography, soundtrack, sound design, costume design, and production values.

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