Pitt was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on the 18 December 1963 and raised in Springfield, Missouri.
His mother's name is Jane. His father, Bill, worked in
management at a trucking firm in Springfield. In Kickapoo high
school Pitt was involved in sports, debating, student government
and school musicals.
attended the University of Missouri where he majored in
journalism with a focus on advertising. He occasionally acted in
fraternity shows. He left college two credits short of
graduating to move to California. Before he became successful at
acting, Pitt supported himself by driving strippers in limos,
moving refrigerators and dressing as a giant chicken while
working for "el Pollo Loco".
has been one of my favorite actors for some time, and has
reached new heights with his role as Achilles in Troy. A
very believable and touching portrayal says: Nelson Kruschandl,
the designer of Solar Navigator.
was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest
Stars in film history.  He, turned down a role
as an astronaut in Apollo
13 (1995) to accept his Oscar-nominated role in Twelve
for a campus calendar in college. Dated Jill
Schoelen whom he met on the set of their film Cutting
he and Juliette
Lewis were dating, Lewis appeared in Melissa
Etheridge's video for the song "I Want to Come
girl went to Pitt's Hollywood-area home shortly after
midnight Jan. 7, 1999 and crawled in through an open window,
dressed herself in his clothes and stayed for 10 hours
before the alarm went off. Athena Rolando, 19, was ordered
Feb. 10 to not contact the actor and to stay 100 yards away
from him for three years. 
#32 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars
of All Time" list. [October 1997]
agrees to split with Gwyneth
Paltrow. [June 1997]
from entering China because of his role in Seven
Years in Tibet (1997). 
by "People" magazine as one of the 50 most
beautiful people in the world. 
to actress Gwyneth
Paltrow. [20 December 1996]
$100,000 to the Discovery Center - a children's learning
museum in his hometown of Springfield, MO. [June 1996]
by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful
people in the world. 
first starring role in a feature film was in Dark
Side of the Sun, The (1997) shot in pre-war Yugoslavia
during the summer of 1988. As editing neared completion
civil war tore apart the region and much of the footage was
lost. In 1996, after a five-year search, all of the lost
footage was found and returned to producer Angelo
Arandjelovic, who is currently working on getting a
distribution deal for the film. Pitt was paid $1,523 per
week for seven weeks. He played a young American taken by
his family to the Adriatic Sea to search for a cure for a
rare skin disease.
a mansion is Southern California from the actress who
portrays "Elvira" ( Cassandra
Peterson). He reportedly paid $1.7 million for the
house. This mansion is filled with antiques and has a "vampirish"
look to it. 
title "Sexiest Man Alive" from People Magazine.
After making Legends
of the Fall (1994). 
in Southern California with friend Buck
Simmonds, who starred with Pitt in the movie River
Runs Through It, A (1992). [May 1992]
They met when they filmed the NBC movie of the week entitled
Too Young to
Die? (1990) (TV). Pitt and Lewis also did the film Kalifornia
Davis, his co-star in Thelma
& Louise (1991).
was the third choice for the role of J.D. in Thelma
& Louise (1991). William
Baldwin, the first choice, left to star in Backdraft
had to learn how to fly-cast for his role in River
Runs Through It, A (1992). He practiced on top of
buildings in Hollywood. During these practices, Pitt would
frequently hook himself in the back of his head.
"Best Actor" by viewers of MTV's "The Big
Picture" in 1995. Was
a journalism major in college with an advertising
as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in
John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43. 
from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo. 
Dropped out of the University of Missouri School of
Journalism (Columbia, Missouri). In high school was a
member of the golf, tennis, and swim teams.
to the Key Club and the Forensics Club in High School.
"People Weekly"s "Most Intriguing
People" list. (December 25, 1995/January 1, 1996 issue)
has a brother Doug, born in 1966 and a sister Julie, born in
title "Sexiest Man Alive" from People Magazine,
Mr. Pitt was also People's choice in 1995. 
considered for the lead in Matrix,
The (1999). Has his teeth capped.
Dalmani International, the company which created the wedding
ring he gave Jennifer
Aniston. According to Pitt, the ring was his design and
was to be exclusive. The company has since been selling
replicas and indicating Pitt/Aniston's endorsement of the
ring. [18 July 2001]
and wife Jennifer
Aniston spent $1 million on their wedding 
been in several films with a number in the title.
and Aniston reached a settlement with Damiani International.
The pair claimed the company agreed to never reproduce their
wedding rings, but it manufactured and sold "Brad and
Jennifer" rings in 18 karat white or yellow gold,
featuring either 12 or 13 diamonds and costing about $1,000
apiece. Under the settlement, Pitt will now design jewelry
for Damiani that Aniston will model in ads, and Damiani will
stop selling the Pitt and Aniston copies. [11 January 2002]
the last couple of years Brad has been the spokesman for
Edwin Jeans ads in Japan. In 2001 he was also the face of
the ads for a new Japanese canned coffee which is named
ROOTS. Was replaced in these tv ads (2002) by Kevin Costner.
acting with the late Roy
of Toyota (Altis model). The commercial only aired in Asia.
The car became so popular and resulted in strong sales
figures (an almost 32% share of the total passenger car
market for Toyota).
a home at Lake Mohawk in Sparta, New Jersey.
for the role of "J.D." in the 1988 cult classic
film _Heathers (1988)_ and, though he showed talent, casting
directors thought him to be 'too sweet' for the role, which
later went to Christian
Slater. He would later go on to a very similar role in
the horror film Cutting
Class (1989) in 1989.
mentioned by name in the Shania
Twain hit song, "That Don't Impress Me Much"
novelist Audrey Niffennegger announced on the Today Show's
Book Club that Brad and wife, Jennifer had just bought the
film rights to her novel, The Time Traveler's Wife. They are
to both star in the film.
is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. The Xi Xi chapter
at The University of Missouri - Columbia.
watching "Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" Pitt
asked director Guy
Ritchie if he could be in his next film. He couldn't
master the English accent so Ritchie gave him the role of
Mickey the One Punch Pikey.
Pitt along with wife 'Jennifer Anniston' and friend Brad
Grey own Plan B Entertainment.
his Achilles tendon during the production of Troy
(2004), in which he plays, ironically, Achilles. His
injury caused the production of Ocean's
Twelve (2004) to be pushed back to April 2004. 
the only man to ever be named "Sexiest Man Alive"
twice by "People Magazine" (1994 and 2000)
Aniston are campaigning in the United States to save "EastEnders"
(1985) from being axed there.
is "in talks" to portray Marvel superhero Captain
America, a role he says he has wanted to play for a long
time. [Early 2004]
his parents the "Chemical Burn" scene to convince
them not to watch Fight
had a mishap during the production of Troy
(2004) - he tore his left achilles tendon.
into better shape and eventually gained over 20 pounds of
muscle for Troy
namesake, the historical Col. William Pitt, is also the
namesake of the town Pittsburgh.
has appeared in 3 movies with the number 7 in the title
(Se7en, Seven Years in Tibet, and Sinbad: Legend of the
Seven Seas). He has also appeared in two movies with the
number 12 in the title (Ocean's 12 and Twelve Monkeys).
was ranked #6 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties
high school nickname was Brad the "Pitt-bull."
took Greek language lessons in secret to surprise his wife
(who is of Greek ancestry).
#1 in Company magazine's annual 100 Sexiest Men poll, 2004.
a birthday with Katie
film critic Leonard
Maltin and filmmaker Steven
name: William Bradley Pitt
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in
bed." - Us Weekly, September 18, 2000
gonna design my own fleet of trailers. No! I'm gonna record
an album like Jennifer Lopez. It'll be an acoustic version
of K.C. and the Sunshine Band. Then maybe I'll design a line
of clothes like Puff Daddy, but all in synthetic fur."
like to design something like a city or a museum. I want to
do something hands on rather than just play golf which is
the sport of the religious right."
is a bitch, man." - Viasat magazine, May 2001
know, I telephoned my grandparents the other day, and my
grandfather said to me, 'We saw your movie.' 'Which one?' I
said, and he shouted, 'Betty, what was the name of that
movie I didn't like?' I thought that was just classic. I
mean, if that doesn't keep your feet on the ground, what
one of those people you hate because of genetics. It's the
is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong
thing. You get away with more instead of looking
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