Dec. 18th, 1963
Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
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Brad Pitt (born December 18,1963) in Oklahoma and raised in Springfield, Missouri. His mother's name is Jane Etta Hillhouse. His father, William (Bill) Pitt, worked in management at a trucking firm in Springfield. He has a younger brother, Douglas (Doug) Pitt and a younger sister Julie Neal Pitt. At Kickapoo High School, Pitt was involved in sports, debating, student government and school musicals. Pitt attended the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism with a focus on advertising. He occasionally acted in fraternity shows. He left college two credits short of graduating to move to California. Before he became successful at acting, Pitt supported himself by driving strippers in limos, moving refrigerators and dressing as a giant chicken while working for "el Pollo Loco."
- The first commercial that Brad Pitt ever booked was through Matrix Talent Agency, Los Angeles. His agent was Linda Olhava, sister of film director Jody Lee Olhava.
- Visited over 100 orphans affected by HIV at a facility run by The Salvation Army in South Africa.
- Mentioned in the song High School Never Ends by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv), as "the quarterback".
- March 2007 - he and girlfriend 'Angelina Jolie' (qv) adopted a 3-year-old boy named Pax Thien from Vietnam (born November 29th 2003).
- Is the first man ever to be named "Sexiest Man Alive" twice by "People Magazine." (1994 and 2000).
- Did TV commercial for Toyota (Altis model) that aired only in Asia. The car became very popular and its sales resulted in Toyota getting an almost 32% share of the passenger car market.
- A short while after completing _A River Runs Through It (1992)_ (qv), he fled to Amsterdam where he briefly lived for three months by himself in a small basement apartment before returning to the USA to film _Kalifornia (1993)_ (qv).
- He and ex-wife 'Jennifer Aniston' (qv) campaigned in the United States to save _"EastEnders" (1985)_ (qv) from being axed there .