Date of Birth : Dec 18th 1963
Brad Pitt, one of the film industry’s most prominent stars, is an award-winning actor and has gained enormous success as a producer under his Plan B Entertainment banner.
Pitt most recently earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Alejandro Gonzalez A¡rritu’s acclaimed drama BABEL opposite Cate Blanchett. He also shared in a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Motion Picture Cast.
As a producer, Pitt recently served as a producer on Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning Best Picture THE DEPARTED and Ryan Murphy’s RUNNING WITH SCISSORS starring Annette Bening, Gwenyth Paltrow and Alec Baldwin, Paramount Vantage YEAR OF THE DOG, the documentary GOD GREW TIRED OF US. Plan B’s upcoming projects include SHANTARAM starring Johnny Depp under the direction of Mira Nair, THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana, PEACE LIKE A RIVER, starring Billy Bob Thornton; and A MILLION LITTLE PIECES. Plan B previously produced Tim Burton’s fantasy hit CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY starring Johnny Depp and Wolfgang Petersen’s historical epic TROY, in which Pitt also starred.
Born in Oklahoma, Pitt began his acting career with smaller roles in films and on television. In 1991, he first gained the attention of critics and audiences with his breakthrough performance as the seductive hitchhiker in Ridley Scott’s controversial hit THELMA & LOUISE. He went on the star as the charismatic but doomed Paul Maclean in Robert Redford’s A RIVER RUNS TRHOUGH IT; the psychopathic serial killer in Dominic Sena’s KALIFORNIA; and the conflicted vampire, Louis, in Neil Jordan’ INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE.