Dec. 18th, 1963
Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
Brad Pitt's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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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."
- Originally cast as Colin Sullivan in _The Departed (2006)_ (qv), but later dropped out. He continued to produce the film under his (and his then wife 'Jennifer Aniston' (qv)'s) production company, Plan B.
- Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Actor category for his performance in the film _Troy (2004)_ (qv). He did not receive a nomination, however.
- (1999) A girl went to Pitt's Hollywood-area home shortly after midnight Jan. 7, 1999 and crawled in through an open window, dressed herself in his clothes and stayed for 10 hours before the alarm went off. Athena Rolando, 19, was ordered not to contact the actor and to stay 100 yards away from him for three years.
- Was officially in the BAFTA longlist for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Babel (2006), however he did not get the nomination.
- Got into better shape and eventually gained over 20 pounds of muscle for _Troy (2004)_ (qv).
- Voted #1 in Company magazine's annual "100 Sexiest Men" poll, 2004.
- 'Dianne Wiest' (qv) is his favorite actress.
- Wanted to play Darcy in _Bride & Prejudice (2004)_ (qv), but wasn't able to work out the filming dates.