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Brad was born under the official name Pitt, William Bradley on December 18th, 1963. He has been a credited actor since the 1991 film Thelma & Louise.
Brad Pitt is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in nineteen films including the 2014 action film Fury as the character Don 'Wardaddy' Collier, the 2013 action movie World War Z playing Gerry Lane and the 2012 crime release Killing Them Softly cast as Jackie.
Brad has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2013 crime film The Counselor as the character Westray, the 2010 action movie Megamind playing Metro Man and the 2008 comedy release Burn After Reading cast as Chad Feldheimer.
Brad Pitt has earned salaries up to $30,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 action film World War Z, which brought in $202,000,000 at the box office.
In 2006 Brad Pitt produced his first movie, the crime film The Departed. Since then he went on to produce twenty-one movies including: Running with Scissors (2006) and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) among others .
Brad is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least one hundred and seventy-seven magazines, captured in more than thirty-seven pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-seven publications and featured in eighty-three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least nine books. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Brad Pitt has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Jeffrey Goines in the 1995 film 12 Monkeys. Brad Pitt was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Benjamin Button in the 2008 movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Billy Beane in the 2011 movie Moneyball .