Friday, July 27, 2007

Angelina Jolie 2

One post just was not enough, and how bout some random facts to go with it:

  • One of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the year 2000.
  • Named the world's sexiest woman in Swedish magazine Cafe.
  • She is extremely close to and protective of her brother Jamie. He often accompanies her to awards shows, and she used his name, or at least his memory, as inspiration in the "Where's Jamie?!" scene in Girl, Interrupted (1999).
  • Has the letter 'H' tattooed on the inside of her left wrist, which is a reference to two people she is close to who have this letter in their names: her brother, James Haven, and Timothy Hutton. She got the tattoo when she was dating Timothy but since their break up she now says it's only for James.
  • Has a tattoo of the Tennesee Williams quote, "A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages", on her left forearm.
  • Has the Latin phrase "Quod me nutrit me destruit" (What nourishes me also destroys me) tattooed across her stomach.
  • Her other tattoos include the Japanese sign for death, two pointy black American Indian symbols, a dragon, and a large black cross.
  • Jolie is actually her middle name.
  • Was married to Jonny Lee Miller in a black leather pants and a white shirt. On the white shirt she painted her husband's name in her own blood (across the back).
  • Mother is Marcheline Bertrand.
  • Father is Jon Voight.
  • Goddaughter of actress Jacqueline Bisset.
  • Majored in film at New York University.
  • Collects knives and has an interest in mortuary science.
  • Had the childhood dream of becoming a funeral director.
  • "Jolie" means "pretty" in French.
  • Appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland after her visits to Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Pakistan on 27 August 2001.
  • Is of Czechoslovakian, English, and Native American heritage.
  • Performed her own stunts in 'Tomb Raider' and received cuts from the chandelier scene as a result.


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