Brad Pitt is an American actor who is known for his roles in movies like Fight Club, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Moneyball, Inglorious Basterds and many more. He is also known for his charismatic looks and magnetism, which has attracted millions. Brad Pitt has also been in a relationship with some of the most famous actresses like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston.
Brad Pitt wasn’t born into the world of cinema, but instead, he paved his way through and made name for himself in Hollywood. Pitt took acting classes after he graduated from college after moved to Los Angeles. To pay for himself, he worked odd jobs around the city.
The actor began his career by appearing on some films for which his work remains uncredited. He later started to appear on several CBS sitcoms likes Trial and Error, and Dallas. Brad then played a role in two motion pictures, Happy Together and Cutting Class. While at the same time, he kept making guest appearances in different series.
After that, he played roles in many shows like Too Young to Die? and Glory Days. He next appeared in the films The Image and Across the Tracks. Brad Pitt’s next role was in Thelma & Louise, which gained the actor huge popularity. He then played a role in Johnny Suede in 1991. No matter how popular he got, the film did not do well commercially or critically.
In 1992, Pitt took a role in A River Runs Through It, which is considered one of the weakest performances given by the actor. He next appeared in Kalifornia and True Romance. The latter became a cult hit. In 1994, Brad Pitt played a role in Interview with the Vampire, alongside Tom Cruise, Kristen Dunst, Christian Slater and Antonio Banderas.
Even though the film had an ensemble cast, it did poorly at the box office. In 1994, Pitt appeared in Legends of the Fall, which received mixed reviews from the audience but Brad got praised by the critics for his performance. He even earned a nomination for Golden Globe Award for his acting.
In 1995, Brad Pitt played a role in David Fincher’s Seven, alongside Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey and Gwyneth Paltrow. The film did extremely well at the box office. It also received positive reviews from critics and the audience. Following that, he next appeared in Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys. The film became successful as well and earned Brad Pitt several awards and nominations.
In the 1990s, he also appeared in Sleepers, The Devil’s Own and Seven Years in Tibet. The second film did well commercially but not critically. For his film Seven Years in Tibet, Pitt trained for months by rock climbing and much more. Brad’s next film was Meet Joe Black, which also received mixed reviews from critics.
In 1999, Brad Pitt reunited with David Fincher for Fight Club. The actor aggressively prepared for his role through boxing, grappling and taekwondo lessons. The film, at first received a mixed review. However, it eventually became a classic film, much like Thelma & Louise.
Later, he played a role in Snatch and The Mexican, which did moderately well. Brad’s next film, Spy Game, became a million-grossing film. In 2001, Pitt appeared on Friends, which also starred his then-wife, Jennifer Aniston. He also appeared in Ocean’s Eleven, alongside George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and more famous actors.
The film became a box-office hit and received positive reviews from critics and the audience. Brad Pitt played a role in Clooney’s directorial debut, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. In 2003, he did a voiceover for DreamWorks’ Sinbad: Legends of the Seven Seas. In 2004, Brad Pitt appeared in Troy and Ocean’s Twelve. Both films did well and received positive reviews from critics.
In 2005, Brad Pitt played a role in Mr. and Mrs. Smith, alongside Angelina Jolie. The film became a hit and the actors were praised for their chemistry, as it would eventually turn real. In 2006, Pitt appeared alongside Cate Blanchett in Babel. The movie received several awards, just like the actor. His acting was also praised by critics and the audience.
In 2007, the actor appeared in Ocean’s Thirteen, which did commercially well. His next film was The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, which also received positive reviews from the critics and did well at the box office. Brad next played a role in Burn After Reading and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
The latter film became a hit and one of the highest-grossing films. The actor even won several nominations of esteem awards. Brad Pitt then played a role in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds. By this time, Brad Pitt had become popular worldwide. The film was another one of his greatest performances and did well at the box office.
In 2010, Brad voiced a character in Megamind. His next film was The Tree of Life, co-starring Sean Penn. Later, he appeared in Moneyball which earned 6 Oscar nominations. He next starred in Killing Them Softly and World War Z, with the latter film grossing worldwide, in millions.
In 2013, Pitt appeared in 12 Years A Slave which became successful, both critically and commercially. Brad’s next film was Fury which was directed by David Ayers. The film was also successful. He then played a role alongside his then-wife, Angelina Jolie, in By The Sea. After that, he appeared in The Big Short, alongside Steve Carell, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling. The film was another one of his hugely successful projects.
Brad Pitt also played a role in Allied and Netflix’s War Machine. After a break, Pitt played a role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. The film did extremely well and won several awards. After that, Brad Pitt played a role in Ad Astra. The film was successful and Brad’s acting was praised.
Date of Birth: 18th December, 1963
1987: Hunk, No Way Out, No Man’s Land, Less Than Zero
1988: The Dark Side of the Sun
1989: Happy Together, Cutting Class
1991: Across the Tracks, Thelma & Louise, Johnny Suede
1992: Contact, Cool World, A River Runs Through It
1993: Kalifornia, True Romance
1994: The Favor, Interview with the Vampire, Legends of the Fall
1995: Seven, 12 Monkeys
1997: The Devil’s Own, Seven Years in Tibet
1998: Meet Joe Black
1999: Fight Club, Being John Malkovich
2001: The Mexican, Spy Game, Ocean’s Eleven
2002: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
2003: Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
2004: Troy, Ocean’s Twelve
2005: Mr. and Mrs. Smith
2007: Ocean’s Thirteen, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2008: Burn After Reading, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2009: Inglorious Basterds
2011: The Tree of Life, Moneyball, Happy Feet Two
2012: Killing Them Softly, World War Z
2013: Twelve Years A Slave, The Counselor
2015: By The Sea, The Big Short
2016: Voyage of Time, Allied
2017: War Machine
2018: Deadpool 2
2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Ad Astra
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, British Academy Film Award for Best Film Actor in a Supporting Role, 2 Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actor- Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie
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Q. What is Brad Pitt’s real name?
A. Brad Pitt’s real name is William Bradley Pitt. The actor goes by his middle name.
Q. Does Brad Pitt have kids?
A. Yes, Brad Pitt has six kids with his ex-wife Angelina Jolie. They are Zahara, Maddox, Shiloh, Vivienne, Knox and Pax.
Q. Which college did Brad Pitt attend?
A. Brad Pitt attended University of Missouri, where he majored in Journalism with a focus on advertising.