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Brad Pitt

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Hello, Celeb enthusiasts! I’m Jack Smith, and today on Celebs NoteBook, we’re delving into the extraordinary career of none other than the iconic Brad Pitt. This American actor and producer has left an indelible mark on the global film industry.

Early Life and Career:

  • Born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, to William Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta Pitt.
  • Graduated from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Missouri, where he excelled in academics, sports, and drama.
  • Moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting, starting with a television commercial in 1987 and a film debut in “Less Than Zero.”
Image of Brad Pitt as Don 'Wardaddy' Collier
Image Source: Movie “Furry”

Breakthrough and Rise to Stardom:

  • Breakthrough role in Ridley Scott’s “Thelma & Louise” (1991) as J.D.
  • 1990s success with films like “A River Runs Through It” (1992), “Legends of the Fall” (1994), “Interview with the Vampire” (1994), and “Se7en” (1995).
  • Established as a leading man in romantic comedies with “The Mexican” (2001) and “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” (2005).

Continued Success and Awards:

  • Critically acclaimed roles in “Fight Club” (1999), “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), “Troy” (2004), “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008), and “Moneyball” (2011).
  • Successful film producer with Plan B Entertainment, producing award-winning films like “The Departed” (2006) and “12 Years a Slave” (2013).

Recent Years:

  • Continued success with roles in “Inglourious Basterds” (2009), “World War Z” (2013), “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019), and “Bullet Train” (2022).
  • Ongoing success as a film producer with “The Big Short” (2015) and “Ad Astra” (2019).

Personal Life:

  • Married to Jennifer Aniston (2000–2005) and Angelina Jolie (2014–2016), with six children.


  • One of the most successful and respected actors, known for versatility, charisma, and audience connection.
  • Co-founder of Plan B Entertainment, contributing to award-winning films.
  • A true Hollywood icon with a significant impact on the film industry, poised to continue making contributions for years to come.

A Glimpse into Brad Pitt’s Remarkable Roles

  • Thelma & Louise (1991) – J.D.
  • Fight Club (1999) – Tyler Durden
  • Moneyball (2011) – Billy Beane
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) – Cliff Booth
  • And many more captivating characters showcasing Pitt’s versatility.
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Brad Pitt Biography:

Real NameWilliam Bradley Pitt
NicknamesBrad, Billy, Pitter
Birth DateDecember 18, 1963
BirthplaceShawnee, Oklahoma, USA
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Age60 years as of Dec 2023
Height5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Weight172 lbs (78 kg)
ReligionChristian (agnostic/atheist later in life)
EducationKickapoo High School (Springfield, Missouri), University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri)
Graduation1982 (high school), 1986 (college)
ProfessionActor, producer
Total Number of Movies70+
Net Worth$300 million
Income SourceActing, producing
Years Active1987-present
Marital StatusSingle
Current RelationshipNone
Partner/Wife(s)Angelina Jolie (2014-2016), Jennifer Aniston (2000-2005)
OffspringsMaddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne
ParentsWilliam Alvin Pitt and Jane Etta (née Hillhouse)
SiblingsDouglas Pitt and Julie Neal
CousinsNone notable
Ethnic BackgroundGerman, Cherokee, British, Irish
Number of Countries Visited50+
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
WikipediaBrad Pitt Wikipedia
Business VenturesPlan B Entertainment (production company), Chateau Miraval (winery)
PetsNone known
Upcoming ProjectsFight Club 2 (TBA)

Top Brad Pitt Movies and TV Shows:

Movie/TV Series TitleYearRole
Dallas (Classic Series)1978Guest Role
Less Than Zero1987Guest Role
No Man’s Land1987Guest Role
Hunk1987Guest Role
A River Runs Through It1992Paul Maclean
Cool World1992Brackish
Thelma & Louise1991J.D.
Interview with the Vampire1994Louis de Pointe du Lac
Legends of the Fall1994Tristan Ludlow
Se7en1995David Mills
12 Monkeys1995James Cole
Sleepers1996Michael Sullivan
Seven Years in Tibet1997Heinrich Harrer
The Devil’s Own1997Rory O’Neill
Meet Joe Black1998Joe Black
Fight Club1999Narrator
Snatch2000Mickey O’Neil
The Mexican2001Jerry Welbach
Spy Game2001Tom Bishop
Ocean’s Eleven2001Rusty Ryan
Ocean’s Twelve2004Rusty Ryan
Mr. & Mrs. Smith2005John Smith
Babel2006Richard Jones
The Departed2006Detective Colin Sullivan
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button2008Benjamin Button
Burn After Reading2008Chad Feldheimer
Inglourious Basterds2009Lieutenant Aldo Raine
Megamind2010Metro Man (voice)
Moneyball2011Billy Beane
The Tree of Life2011Mr. O’Brien
World War Z2013Gerry Lane
12 Years a Slave2013Producer
Fury2014Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier
By the Sea2015Roland
The Big Short2015Ben Rickert
War Machine2017General Glen McMahon
Allied2016Max Vatan
The Lost City2022Jack Trainer
Bullet Train2022Ladybug
Babylon2022Jack Conrad
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood2019Cliff Booth
Ad Astra2019Roy McBride
Voyage of Time2016Narrator (voice)
Touch of Evil2011Jake Gittes (voice)
Beyond All Boundaries2009Narrator (voice)
Deadpool 22018Vanisher (cameo)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind2002Chuck Barris (cameo)
Being John Malkovich1999Pig Farmer (cameo)
82012The Father (voice)
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas2003Proteus (voice)
Happy Feet Two2011Maurice (voice)

Brad Pitt’s cinematic journey is nothing short of a blockbuster. From riveting performances to acclaimed productions, Pitt continues to enchant audiences worldwide. Who doesn’t know him? A well-known film actor, Pitt’s legacy in Hollywood remains unparalleled. Stay tuned for more exclusive glimpses into the lives of your favorite celebrities on Celebs NoteBook.

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