Knowledge Identifier: +Brad_Pitt
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1963.
Countries: United States (57%), United Kingdom (17%), (6%)
Linked to: People, University of Missouri, Film Journal International, Fox News Channel
Following his graduation from high school, Pitt enrolled in the University of Missouri in 1982, majoring in journalism, with a focus on advertising.
Bruce Payne - The series ran from 1989 to 1996, won four *awards and featured guest appearances from Daniel Craig, Tim Curry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Ewan McGregor, Demi Moore, Joe Pesci, Brad Pitt, Tim_Roth, David Warner and many other notable actors and actresses
Marc Bolan - "20th Century Boy" introduced a new generation of devotees to Bolan's work in 1991 when it was featured on a Levi's jeans TV commercial featuring Brad Pitt, and was re-released, reaching the UK Top 20
Pitt took the role of Paul Maclean in the 1992 biographical film $A_River_Runs_Through_It (A_River_Runs_Through_It_(film)), directed by Robert Redford.
In 1993, Pitt reunited with Juliette Lewis for the road film Kalifornia.
In addition, Pitt had a much-publicized romance and engagement to his Seven co-star Gwyneth Paltrow, whom he dated from 1994 to 1997.
Gwyneth Paltrow - At the age of 24, Paltrow was engaged for six months to actor Brad Pitt, whom she dated from December 1994 to June 1997.
On the Road - Several different plans were considered: Joel Schumacher as director, with Billy Crudup as Sal Paradise, and Colin Farrell as Dean Moriarty; Ethan Hawke as Paradise and Brad Pitt as Moriarty; in 1995, he planned to shoot on black-and-white 16mm film and held auditions with poet Allen Ginsberg in attendance, but all those projects fell through
Following Fight Club, Pitt was cast as an Irish Gypsy boxer with a barely intelligible accent in Guy Ritchie's 2000 gangster film Snatch.
Matt Damon - He co-starred as thief Linus Caldwell, alongside George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Julia Roberts, in Steven Soderbergh's 2001 film Ocean's Eleven, a remake of the Rat Pack's 1960 caper film of the same name; the successful crime dramedy spawned two sequels, "Ocean's Twelve" and "Ocean's Thirteen"
Julia Roberts - Later in 2001 she starred in the road gangster comedy, "The Mexican", giving her a chance to work with long-time friend, Brad Pitt
Coen Brothers - They were due to start production in 2002, with Jeremy Thomas producing and Brad Pitt in the lead role, but it was canceled when the Coens felt that the budget offered was not enough to successfully produce the film.
Infernal Affairs - In 2003, Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment acquired the rights for a Hollywood remake, named "The Departed", which was directed by Martin Scorsese, and starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg, set in Boston, Massachusetts, roughly based on the life of famed Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger
The Carbon Neutral Company - Other notable customers and supporters were Al Gore, The Rolling Stones, who went for the first CarbonNeutral rock tour around the U.S. in 2003, Pink Floyd, Foo Fighters, Dido, Orlando Bloom, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, who became the first CarbonNeutral citizen in 2003
Pitt had two major film roles in 2004, starring as Achilles in Troy, and making a second appearance as Rusty Ryan, in the sequel Ocean's Twelve.
Angelina Jolie - Jolie starred opposite Brad Pitt in the 2005 action-comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith, which tells the story of a bored married couple, John and Jane Smith, who find out that they are both secret assassins.
Vanity Fair (magazine) - In December 2006, "Vanity Fair" featured the video portrait of Brad Pitt by director Robert Wilson on the cover of its first arts issue, marking the mainstream actor's growing commitment to fine art
Jeremy Renner - Renner had supporting roles in 2007 in the critically acclaimed "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" as Wood Hite, the cousin of outlaw Jesse James portrayed by Brad Pitt, and as Sergeant Doyle in "28 Weeks Later"
Pitt adopted Pax in the United States on February 21, 2008.
Taraji P. Henson - In late 2008, she starred opposite Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Steven Spielberg - In September 2008, Spielberg and his wife offered their support to same-sex marriage, by issuing a statement following their donation of $100,000 to the "No on Proposition 8" campaign fund, a figure equal to the amount of money Brad Pitt donated to the same campaign less than a week prior.
In February 2010, Pitt and Jolie successfully sued British tabloid News of the World for falsely reporting that they were separating, a story that had been widely picked up by credible media outlets.
Marc Forster - Recently, Forster directed the film adaptation of the novel "World War Z", starring Brad Pitt, which Paramount announced at the July 2010 San Diego Comic-Con
12 Years a Slave (film) - After a lengthy development process, during which Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment backed the project, which eventually helped get some financing from various film studios, the film was officially announced in August 2011 with McQueen to direct and Chiwetel Ejiofor to star as Solomon Northup, a free negro who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South
Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2012 Pitt has described Springfield as "Mark Twain country, Jesse James country", having grown up with "a lot of hills, a lot of lakes"
Mireille Enos - She played Brad Pitt's wife, Karin Lane in the zombie thriller film "World War Z" in 2013 and will appear in the upcoming film based on a true story "Devil's Knot"
Fury (2014 film) - On April 3, 2013, Sony started to assemble the cast for the film when Brad Pitt, who previously starred in 2009's WWII-set "Inglourious Basterds", entered final talks to take the lead role of Wardaddy
World War Z (video game) - The game was released on May 30, 2013, prior to the release of the feature film "World War Z", starring Brad Pitt
World War Z (film) - This was the second-largest opening weekend for a film that did not debut in first place , the largest opening weekend for a film starring Brad Pitt and the sixth-largest opening among films released in June 2013
David Ayer - Ayer will direct and write the World War II-set film, "Fury", which is set to star Brad Pitt, Shia_LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman; filming is scheduled to begin in September 2013, for a November 2014 release date
They were married on August 23, 2014 in a private ceremony in Château Miraval, France
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis - The 2014 episode featuring Brad Pitt, in which he was referred to as both "Bradley Pitts" and "Bart Pit" was called one of the funniest episodes by media
Jim Gaffigan - In May 2014, Gaffigan performed at the Make It Right Gala, an organization founded by Brad Pitt, which builds sustainable homes and buildings for communities in need
David Ayer - He is currently directing the World War II-set film, "Fury", starring Brad Pitt, Shia_LaBeouf and Logan Lerman for a October 2014 release date
Angelina Jolie - As of December 2014, Jolie will direct and co-star with Brad Pitt in "By the Sea", a romantic drama about a feuding couple who take a vacation in an effort to save their marriage
It was announced on 8 JUN 2015 that Pitt will star in War Machine, a satirical comedy produced by Netflix
" In 2016, Pitt will star in the Netflix satirical comedy "War Machine"
Angelina Jolie - On February 5, 2016, Jesse James, a chopper creator made pistols for Brad Pitt and Jolie which hers was 9-millimeter and she has the printing "Mama Knows Best"
That Don't Impress Me Much - In 2017, during a Spotify listening party for her fifth studio album "Now", Twain revealed the reason behind using Brad Pitt's name instead of other suitable male celebrities saying that after she heard about the scandal between Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow's and the subsequent leaking of Pitt's naked photo in "Playgirl" magazine, she was left unimpressed by all the fuss as she found it was normal to see naked people
David Fincher - Paramount Studios chief Jim Gianopulos said in June 2017 that a sequel to "World War Z" was "in advanced development" with director Fincher and star Brad Pitt
Miranda July - In March 2018, it was announced July would write and direct a heist film, with Brad Pitt and Youree Henley producing the film, under their Plan B Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures banners, respectively
Margot Robbie - She was cast as Queen Elizabeth I in the 2018 film "Mary Queen of Scots", In March 2018 Robbie confirmed that she would portray actress Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", starring alongside her "The Wolf of Wall Street" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt