Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt was born as William Bradley Pitt on December 18, 1963. He was raised in Missouri, and left the University of Missouri just weeks before graduation to pursue acting in California.

Pitt’s career began with bit parts in movies and television in the late 1980s, before he scored his first major role with 1991’s “Thelma and Louise.” He went on to star opposite Tom Cruise in 1994’s “Interview with a Vampire,” and received his first Golden Globe nomination for “Legends of the Fall,” which came out the same year. He then won a Golden Globe and was nominated for his first Academy Award for the 1995 movie “12 Monkeys.”

Pitt starred in the cult favorite “Fight Club” in 1999, and two years later, he received an Emmy nomination for his guest-starring role on then-wife Jennifer Aniston’s show, “Friends.” That same year, in 2001, he appeared in the first of several “Ocean’s Eleven” movies.

Following 2004’s “Troy,” Pitt starred with future wife Angelina Jolie in “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” In 2006, Pitt once more earned a Golden Globe nomination for “Babel,” and then another for 2008’s “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” which also gave him a second Oscar nod. A third Oscar nomination came with “Moneyball” in 2011.

Pitt finally won his first Academy Award in 2013, but not for acting. He received a statue for producing Best Picture winner “12 Years A Slave.” With other notable films, including “Inglorious Basterds,” “Tree of Life,” “World War Z” and, most recently, “Fury,” Pitt will next appear on the big screen in 2015 with Jolie in her third directorial feature, “By The Sea.”

Pitt was wed to Aniston from 2000 to 2005, and eventually confirmed a relationship with Jolie. He went on to adopt her two kids, Maddox and Zahara, before she gave birth to their first daughter, Shiloh, in 2006. They adopted son Pax in 2007, and in 2008, Jolie gave birth to twins Vivienne and Knox. Jolie and Pitt got engaged in 2012, and then married in 2014. Like Jolie, Pitt is active with humanitarian causes, and launched his Make It Right Foundation after Hurricane Katrina.

Brad Pitt Did NOT Fake Smile At Kids Charity Concert, Despite Report

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Brad Pitt Charity Event

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Brad Pitt was not “faking” his smile at a charity concert for a disease that affects children, despite a new, highly sensationalized report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the fabricated story.

Angelina Jolie “Meltdown” Over Brad Pitt NOT True

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Angelina Jolie Meltdown Brad Pitt

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Angelina Jolie is not having a “meltdown” over Brad Pitt, despite a tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust the story.

Angelina Jolie NOT Having “Breakdown” Over Brad Pitt, Despite Report

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Angelina Jolie Breakdown January 2017

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Angelina Jolie is NOT having a “breakdown” over Brad Pitt, despite a new tabloid cover story. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the report.

Twitter Reacts: Brad Pitt Golden Globes Appearance Gets Loud Applause

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Brad Pitt received surprisingly loud applause at Sunday’s 2017 Golden Globes, which marked his first awards show appearance since his split from Angelina Jolie. See Twitter reaction here.

Angelina Jolie, Kate Hudson NOT Having Golden Globes ‘Showdown,’ Despite Report

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Angelina Jolie Kate Hudson Showdown

Angelina Jolie and Kate Hudson are NOT having a “showdown” at the Golden Globes, despite a tabloid cover story. Gossip Cop can bust the wholly fabricated report.

Angelina Jolie NOT Banning Kids From Contact With Brad Pitt, Despite Report

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Angelina Jolie Banning Kids Brad Pitt

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Angelina Jolie is not banning her kids from having contact with their father, Brad Pitt, despite a report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct the story, which comes from the tabloids.

Brad Pitt Getting Sobriety Help From David Spade?

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Brad Pitt David Spade Sobriety

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Is Brad Pitt getting sobriety help from David Spade? A tabloid report claims the actor is leaning on his childhood friend for support. Gossip Cop looked into the story.

Kate Hudson NOT Pregnant With Brad Pitt’s Baby, Despite Late And Wrong Report

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Kate Hudson is NOT pregnant with Brad Pitt’s baby, despite a late and wrong report. Gossip Cop can bust this claim.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Therapist Threatening To Quit?

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Angelina Jolie Therapist Brad Pitt

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Are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody negotiations going so poorly a therapist has threatened to quit working with the family? That’s the claim coming from one of the tabloids. Gossip Cop can exclusively reveal what’s really going on.

Brad Pitt, Justin Theroux Had Awkward Run-In At Restaurant?

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Brad Pitt Justin Theroux Restaurant

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Brad Pitt and Justin Theroux did NOT have an awkward run-in at a restaurant, despite a made-up tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim.

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