Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She became famous for her role in «Lara Croft: Tomb Raider», in 2013 she was the most well-paid actress according to Forbes list.
In her childhood Angelina was quite an odd girl and at the age of 9 she decided to open her own funeral service. At school she attended therapist while techers considered her socipath. At the age of 11 she came back to her father’s house in Hollywood and started to attend classes at Lee Strastberg acting school.
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the «Lara Croft» blockbuster movies, as well as Mister and Missis Smith (2005), Salt (2010) and Maleficenta (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees. She often appears on many «most beautiful women» lists, and she has a personal life that is avidly covered by the tabloid press.
Angelina Jolie is moved to tears at the film academy’s fifth annual Governors Awards after she receives an honorary Oscar statuette for the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The Hollywood film industry recognized Angelina Jolie on Saturday with a humanitarian award for her work with refugees and advocating for human rights through her film career.
The 38-year-old Oscar winner is a special envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and has made more than 40 field missions, including recently to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria.