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Laktionov Alex 10 B

                                  Brad Pitt

       In 1963 William Bradley Pitt was born the first  child  of  Jane,  a
guidance counselor, and Bill, a trucking company  manager.  Though  Brad  is
born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the family later moves to Springfield,  Missouri,
where the Pitt family grows to include brother Doug  and  sister  Julie.  In
Springfield Brad also worked for Colonel Day's Levi Emporium as a salesman.
       While he was studying in Kickapoo High School (1978-82) a tennis ace
and basketball player  for  the  Kickapoo  High  School  Chiefs,  Brad  also
participates in choir, drama, student government and the debate  team.  He's
named Best Dressed by his classmates.
       In 1982  Brad  attended  the  University  of  Missouri,  majored  in
Journalism and Advertising. He posed for the "Men of Mizzou" pinup  calendar
and, in 1987 (his senior year), he left college, two credit hours  short  of
graduation. He hopped in his  car  named  'Runaround  Sue'  and  headed  for
California.
       In 1986 he arrived in Los Angeles with $325 in his pocket. His first
jobs were handing out free cigarette  samples,  standing  outside  El  Pollo
Loco restaurant in a chicken outfit and also escorting strippers  around  in
a limousine. He also worked as  a  swimming  pool  attendant,  bus  boy  and
refrigerator boy. The money from these odd-jobs helped to pay for  Community
Theater  and  acting  lessons.  Slowly,  he  began  to  find  his  way  into
television and later to his breakout role.
       In 1991 Brad was cast in the role of 'J.D.' a lanky  cowboy  in  the
movie 'Thelma and Louise.' In just fourteen minutes  of  screen  time,  Brad
created a character so memorable that it launched what will most  likely  be
a long, high-profile film career. He followed up that success  with  a  good
turn in 'A River Runs through It.
       In 2000, he married Jennifer Aniston, but their marriage was not log
 they left not so not long ago.
       Among the most famous movies where Brad Pitt was starring are rather
old No Man's Land, Less Than Zero, Thelma &  Louise,  Cool  World,  A  River
Runs through It which appeared in the end of 80s  and  beginning  of  90s.
Among his recently works I can mark The Vampire Chronicles, Twelve  Monkeys,
Seven (for the last to works Brad Pitt won some MTV Awards and Oscars),  The
Devil's Own, Seven Years in Tibet, Fight Club  (the  role  of  Tyler  Durden
brought to the actor world popularity). In 2004  the  most  influential  and
popular magazine in movie world Total Film named Fight  Club  The  Greatest
film of our lifetime. Also Brad Pitt starring in such films as Snatch,  Spy
Game, Ocean's Eleven, and Oceans Twelve, in the cartoon Sinbad:  Legend  of
the Seven Seas the main hero was wired by Brad Pitt. And it is necessary  to
mention that Brad Pitt acted the role of Achilles in the  one  of  the  most
successful movies of last years  Troy.





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