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Brad Pitt

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer. Pitt has received four Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one Golden Globe. He has been described as one of the world's most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media attention.


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Ironically, Pitt, whose company, Plan B, is producing World War Z, originally fought for Forster to be given the director’s chair on World War Z. The studio was wary, because his only other big-budget action film was Quantum of Solace, the 2008 James Bond film that proved a notoriously difficult shoot; this was due to the rush to beat the clock on a looming 2007 Writers Guild of America strike, but sources say that problems were also partly a result of Forster having never shot a big-budget action movie before.

Article: Vulture
Source: Vulture

No matter how suspenseful Brad Pitt's "World War Z" turns out to be, it likely won't top the off-screen intrigue surrounding the film. The latest plot twist: Vulture reports that Pitt and director Marc Forster aren't on speaking terms, a major issue as "World War Z" heads for reshoots in the coming weeks.

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Brad Pitt is taking on an on-screen zombie invasion in Scotland, but for a moment on Thursday night's shoot, the Oscar-nominee took on the role of a real life-saving hero.

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A passionate amateur photographer and architect (whose Make It Right foundation is building environmentally sustainable homes in New Orleans for low-income residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina), he aims to explore those vocations more deeply in the coming years. He also wants to improve his French and his cooking skills — now limited to bacon, eggs and flapjacks.

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Pitt has largely remained silent about Aniston and their marriage since they got divorced six years ago.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

In the case of Benjamin Button, acting and special effects seem to be related: Pitt couldn't have done the film without the movie's breakthrough technology, and the effects wouldn't be the same without Pitt. "There's 325 shots — 52 minutes of the film — where there is no actual footage of Brad," says Steve Preeg, a character supervisor at Digital Domain

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Source: Npr

Pitt began his own acting career in 1987, with roles on TV shows like Growing Pains and Dallas. His first film appearances, in 1991's Thelma and Louise and 1992's A River Runs Through It, helped pave the way for larger roles in films like Interview with the Vampire, Legends of the Fall, Seven, Sleepers and Fight Club.

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Source: Npr

The Hollywood A-lister turned up unannounced at a solicitor’s office in the Hall Green area of the city to see friend Mohammed Hussain. Pitt got to know the 42-year-old solicitor on the set of the Guy Ritchie hit ’Snatch’.

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Source: The Sun

Two grand for a 20-minute interview with Brad Pitt at Cannes. That's what film company Alliance is charging some journalists for the privilege.

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A man claiming to be Angelina Jolie’s cousin, Jonathan Jolie has attempted to get a restraining order against Brad Pitt, John Travolta and the Church of Scientology after the two stars allegedly beat him up when he tried to stop the ‘Grease’ star recruiting Pitt for Scientology.

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Source: Entertainmentwise

Pitt earned his third Oscar nomination this year for Moneyball and proposed to his longtime partner (and fellow Celebrity 100 member) Angelina Jolie.

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Source: Forbes

Mr. Neilson helped Brad Pitt establish Make It Right, the nonprofit group the actor founded to build environmentally conscious low-income housing for victims of Hurricane Katrina. It has completed roughly 50 houses in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, one of the neighborhoods hardest hit by the storm, and plans to put up 100 more.

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Source: The New York Times

The son of a trucking company manager, Brad Pitt was born December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, OK. Raised in Missouri as the oldest of three children, and brought up in a strict Baptist household, Pitt enrolled at the University of Missouri, following high school graduation, studying journalism and advertising. However, after discovering his love of acting, he dropped out of college two credit hours before he could graduate.

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