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  • his first movie was Another World 1987 and he naild it
  • Engaged to actress Gwyneth Paltrow. (20 December 1996)
  • He was the third choice for the role of J.D. in Thelma & Louise (1991). William Baldwin, the first choice, left to star in Backdraft (1991).
  • He and his Ocean's Eleven (2001) / Ocean's Twelve (2004) co- stars, Julia Roberts, George Clooney and Elliott Gould, all have guest-starred on the TV show "Friends" (1994), though not in the same episodes
  • Broke his arm during the filming of Se7en (1995). The injury was written into the movie.
  • Owns the rights to the Hong Kong thriller Mou gaan dou (2002). He wanted it to be remade with he and Tom Cruise in the leading roles.
  • In 2005, he earned $4,500,000 for a Heineken commercial that aired during the 2005 Super Bowl.
  • Banned from entering China because of his role in Seven Years in Tibet (1997). (1997)
  • Briefly considered by Albert Pyun for the lead in Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon, but was ultimately turned down.
  • His first job was dancing in a chicken suit to draw in customers at an El Pollo Loco restaurant on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood.
  • May 1992: Lived in Southern California with friend Buck Simmonds, who starred with him in A River Runs Through It (1992).
  • Listed in "People Weekly"s "Most Intriguing People" list. (December 25, 1995/January 1, 1996 issue)
  • His first starring role in a feature film was in The Dark Side of the Sun (1997), shot in pre-war Yugoslavia during the summer of 1988. As editing neared completion, civil war broke out in the region and much of the footage was lost. In 1996, after a five-year search, all of the lost footage was found and returned to producer Andjelo Arandjelovic, who is working on getting a distribution deal. Pitt was paid $1,523 per week for seven weeks. He played a young American taken by his family to the Adriatic Sea to search for a cure for a rare skin disease.
  • He and ex-wife Jennifer Aniston are campaigning in the United States to save "EastEnders" (1985) from being axed there (2003).
  • Visited over 100 orphans affected by HIV at a facility run by The Salvation Army in South Africa.
  • Posed for a campus calendar in college.
  • Is the first man ever to be named "Sexiest Man Alive" twice by "People Magazine." (1994 and 2000).
  • Was considered for the lead in The Matrix (1999).
  • 1994: Given title "Sexiest Man Alive" from People Magazine, after making Legends of the Fall (1994).
  • In 2001 renowned architect Frank O. Gehry renovated the wine cellar in the home in which Pitt and wife Jennifer Aniston lived. Pitt subsequently did an informal apprenticeship in Gehry's Los Angeles office.
  • Voted "Best Actor" by viewers of MTV's "The Big Picture" (1988) in 1995.
  • Adoptive father of Angelina Jolie's children Maddox and Zahara.
  • He was ranked #6 on VH1's "100 Hottest Hotties."
  • Sued Damiani International, the company which created the wedding ring he gave Jennifer Aniston. According to Pitt, the ring was his design and was to be exclusive. The company has since been selling replicas and indicating Pitt/Aniston's endorsement of the ring. (18 July 2001)
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