Angelina Jolie is an American actress known not only for her work on the big screen but also her humanitarian efforts and her family life. The daughter of actor Jon Voight, Jolie got her break in the late 1990s with a lead role in the movie Hackers. She later won an Academy Award for her performance in the 1999 movie Girl, Interrupted. Jolie established herself as a leading actress and later became a mainstay of celebrity news when she started a relationship with actor Brad Pitt. Today, the two are married and have six children together. Jolie is also active in a number of humanitarian causes, including advocating for women’s rights and on behalf of refugees.