» January 2005: Pitt and then-wife Jennifer Aniston announce that they have decided to formally separate after nearly five years of marriage and more than seven years together.» March 2005: Aniston files for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences." » April 2005: Paparazzi photos of Pitt, Jolie and her adopted son Maddox on a beach in Kenya surface, seeming to confirm long-standing rumors that the pair are a romantic item."And it took until, really, the end of the shoot for us, I think, to realize that it might mean something more than we'd earlier allowed ourselves to believe," Jolie said.On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, her husband of two years and partner of nearly 12 years.Her biggest commercial success came with the fantasy picture Maleficent (2014).In addition to her film career, Jolie is noted for her humanitarian efforts, for which she has received a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and an honorary damehood of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG), among other honors.
Due to scheduling conflicts, they hadn't met before filming their first scene.
She starred in the critically acclaimed biographical cable 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's starring role as the video game heroine Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) established her as a leading Hollywood actress.
Jolie made her screen debut as a child alongside her father, Jon Voight, in Lookin' to Get Out (1982).
Her film career began in earnest a decade later with the low-budget production Cyborg 2 (1993), followed by her first leading role in a major film, Hackers (1995).
is an American actress, filmmaker, philanthropist and humanitarian.