Brad Pitt Biography
Brad Pitt, whose stage name is William Bradley Pitt, was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in the United States, on December 18, 1963. He is an actor well-recognised for playing bizarre characters and for having great looks.
In addition to using his charisma as a leading man in movies like A River Runs Through It (1992) and Legends of the Fall (1994), Pitt gained notoriety after his portrayal of Thelma & Louise (1991). Pitt avoided typecasting by taking on unconventional roles in movies like 12 Monkeys (1995) and Fight Club (1995). (1999). Pitt won an Academy Award for his work in Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (2019).
Brad Pitt was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, and studied at the University of Missouri from 1983 to 1987 before quitting right before his senior year to come to California and start an acting career. Pitt gained popularity as a charming scoundrel in the movie Thelma & Louise after playing small roles in television and movies.
A River Runs Through It, Interview with the Vampire, and Legends of the Fall were among of his subsequent productions (1994). Following that, Pitt portrayed a police officer in the realistic thriller Se7en (1995) and a deranged misanthrope in the fantasy 12 Monkeys (1995), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination and an Oscar nomination.
In his roles as an Irish Republican Army terrorist in The Devil’s Own (1997), an Austrian mountain climber named Heinrich Harrer in Seven Years in Tibet (1997), a contemporary death personified in Meet Joe Black (1998), and an underground boxer in Fight Club (1998), Pitt purposefully played against type (1999).
Brad Pitt married Jennifer Aniston in 2000. He played a con artist in the comedic caper Ocean’s Eleven the following year. The movie was a huge hit, and there were sequels called Ocean’s Twelve (2004) and Ocean’s Thirteen (2007). (2007). Pitt played the Greek soldier Achilles in Troy in 2004.
Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie were cast in the 2005 action comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and Pitt later started dating her. Pitt continued to contribute his abilities to movies with a variety of themes, such as Babel (2006), which follows the lives of characters from various backgrounds as they cross, and the historical western The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007).
As a dim-witted would-be blackmailer in the Coen brothers’ Burn After Reading and a man who ages backward in the touching fantasy The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Pitt furthered his range in 2008. He received an Academy Award nomination for best actor for his chameleonic performance in the latter movie.
Brad Pitt appeared in supporting roles in the crime drama The Counselor and the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave, which was based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was abducted and sold into slavery in the middle of the 19th century (2013). He portrayed an American army sergeant in Fury (2014) who was in charge of a regiment that had been destroyed in the last stages of World War II.
The next year, Pitt and Jolie collaborated once more, this time for the marital drama By the Sea, which she also co-wrote and directed. The next year, in the dark comedy The Big Short (2015) about the 2008 financial crisis, he played a former investment banker with strong morals. Pitt played a Canadian intelligence officer in the 2016 World War II thriller Allied, whose wife (Marion Cotillard) may be a German spy. He portrays a four-star general in the Netflix military parody War Machine in 2017.
Brad Pitt and Tarantino then collaborated again on the 2019 film Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, in which Pitt portrayed Leonardo DiCaprio’s stunt double, a failed actor in 1969 Los Angeles. Pitt won the best supporting actor prize at both the Oscars and the Golden Globes for his performance.
In the sci-fi drama Ad Astra, in which he also appeared, he played an astronaut looking for his lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) throughout the solar system. The action-romance The Lost City, in which Pitt made a noteworthy appearance, and the movie Bullet Train, which is about a bunch of assassins on a fast train, are among Pitt’s 2022 credits.
Brad Pitt ran his own independent film production firm, Plan B Entertainment, in addition to acting. When 12 Years a Slave was named the best picture, the corporation collaborated with a number of other parties to produce it. Pitt received an Academy Award for his producing work on the movie.