Brad Pitt (1963)

Brad Pitt

1963 On December 18th, William Bradley Pitt is born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA. Later known as Brad Pitt, he is a famous american actor and director.

1982 Brad starts learning at the University of Missouri, where he studies journalism and advertising. Shortly before graduation he quits university and moves to Los Angeles in order to start his acting career.

1978 Pitt gets his first roles in low-budget movies like No Way Out, No Man's Land and Less Than Zero. The same year he gets on two episodes of Another World and four episodes of Dallas.

1988 The actor gets his first main role in the movie The Dark Side of the Sun. The movie is launched years later in 1997.

1989 Pitt stars in the horror movie Cutting Glass, the first to get on the big screen.

1991 Pitt gets a role in Thelma and Louise, role that brings attention on him.

1994 Brad gains international fame after playing the main role in Inteview with a vampire. The same year he plays in Legends of the fall, the role bringing him a first Golden Globe nomination. 

1995 The movie Seven is launched, one of the best psychological thrillers of all time. Pitt plays a young detective following a murderer, among Morgan Freeman and Gwyneth Paltrow. Pitt and Paltrow fall in love while filming and start dating. 1995 is also the year in which the movie 12 Monkeys is launched, the role bringing Brad his first Golden Globe and a first Academy Award nomination.

1998 The actor plays death in Meet Joe Black.

1999 The movie Fight Club is launched with huge success. The movie will create a real cult among viewers.

2000 Pitt marries actress Jennifer Aniston.

2001 The actor guest stars on Friends, the show that had brought fame to his wife at the time.

2004 Pitt plays Achilles  in Troy, the movie being very well received by the audience.

2005 Brad stars in Mr and Mrs Smith among his future wife Angelina Jolie. The movie sells very well. Shortly after finishing the movie, Brad and Angelina make their relationship public and become one of the most famous couples in Hollywood.

2006 Brad stars in Babel, movie that gets him another Golden Globe nomination.  The same year little Shiloh Nouvel comes to the world, being the actor’s first biological child. The baby becomes a huge attraction to paparazzi. The couple already had three adopted children at the time.

2008 The actor gets the main role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The movie is a big success. The year also welcomes the Jolie-Pitt twins to the world.

2009 The movie Inglourious Basterds is launched, gaining more than $300 milion in sells. The role of Aldo Raine in World War II brings Pitt many nominations.

2014 The movie Fury brings another role based on World World II for Brad, and yet another big success. 2014 is also the year of the very expected wedding between Pitt and Jolie.

2016 On September 19, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences and requesting sole physical custody of their six children, Maddox, Pax, Shiloh, Zahara, and twins Vivienne and Knox. She also asked the judge to grant Brad visitation rights.

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