Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Facts about Brad Pitt

Actor and producer Brad Pitt is an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner known for such films as Legends of the Fall, Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Moneyball and 12 Years a Slave.

20. Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963 and his full name is William Bradley Pitt.

19. He made his way to the big screen by doing small, low paying jobs all his life. Some of the most notable ones include being a dancing mascot for a restaurant, being a pool boy and serving as a chauffeur to earn money for his livelihood.

18. Brad Pitt had said in the past that his children were the main reason they wanted to get married … It was the childrens’ wishes.

17. He was active at school and was involved in the debating society, was in the drama club.

16. A private and possessive person about his family, Brad is known to hate the paparazzi while he vacations with his family. After the birth of their twins, the first picture of them and Angelina was so awaited that it sold for $14million alone!

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15. Originally, the couple said they wouldn’t marry until gay marriage was legalized throughout the entire United States. However, when marriage equality became legal in California in June, 2013, the
couple decided that they would marry.

14. Unfortunately, he didn’t make it into his middle school's basketball team so he got creative. He put together his own unofficial squad whom he jokingly named the team the Cherokee Rejects and even enlisted his father, Bill Pitt, as coach.

13. Brad was in fifth grade with comedian David Spade.

12. We love seeing Brad Pitt’s handsome face in the Toyota Altis commercials; however, these commercials are banned in Malaysia because the authorities there have concluded that if the commercials run for too long with Brad in them, Malaysian men will start feeling inferior! There are no more words to describe this man’s global charm.

11. Brad voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. Once production on the film was done, his pearly whites were restored.

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10. the two are going to be playing an on-screen married couple once again in their upcoming movie By The Sea.

9. His high school nickname was Brad the Pitt-Bull.

8. Brad Pitt has been barred from entering China. His role in the movie, Seven years in Tibet, was apparently controversial for the Chinese in terms of their beliefs.

7. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie don't want their kids finding out about the family through Google. Brad said, "On all the kids' computers we had our names blocked. They can't Google their mom and dad. I don't want to make myself dependent on what other people think."

6. He was also plagued with acne while growing up. He later avoided scars by turning to the dermabrasion procedure.

5. In 2010, Brad booked a seat with Richard Branson to fly into space in Branson’s Virgin Galactic shuttle. He also has a pilot’s license for single-engine planes!

4. He was in LA only seven months before getting an agent.

3. His mom, Jane Pitt, was a high school counselor before her retirement. His dad, Bill Pitt, owned a
trucking company.

2. Brad Pitt’s services for helping with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and its victims are undeniable. He paired up with the environmental group Global Green USA to find an environmentally sustainable plan for building communities and home for the homeless people.

1. Before he hit it big, Brad had to contend with getting uncredited parts in films as an extra. One of the first movies that Brad worked on as an extra was 1987's Less Than Zero. Brad played a preppy guy who got into a fight at a party. Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, and Andrew McCarthy starred in the film based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis.

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