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Life of Angelina Jolie

Updated 12:31 PM ET, Tue September 20, 2016
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Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt, a source familiar with the filing confirmed to CNN. Pitt and Jolie got married in 2014, but their relationship became the subject of speculation in 2004, when they co-starred in "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." At the time, Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston. Despite recent recognition for her action movies and humanitarian works, Jolie has been in the spotlight since she was a child. Here's a look at her life. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Jolie hugs her father, actor Jon Voight, in Los Angeles in 1980. Her brother, James, is at left. Ron Galella, Ltd./getty images
Jolie, then 15, poses for a photo in January 1991. Harry Langdon/Getty Images
Jolie and Voight are seen in an undated photo. Steve Granitz Archive/Getty images
Jolie attends an event in New York City, circa 1998. Victor Malafronte/Getty Images)
Jolie appears at the Golden Globe Awards in January 2000. She won best supporting actress for her role in the film "Girl, Interrupted." LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie and her husband at the time, Billy Bob Thornton, appear at the premiere of her film "Gone in 60 Seconds" in June 2000. They divorced in 2003. LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie and her mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, are photographed at the premiere of Jolie's film "Original Sin" in July 2001. Bertrand died of ovarian cancer in January 2007. Fred Prouser/Reuters/Landov
Jolie distributes balls to children at the Tham Hin refugee camp, on the Thailand-Myanmar border, in May 2002. She was a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees before she became a special envoy for the agency in 2012. SHKREE SUKPLANG/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie carries her son Maddox at the world premiere of "Shark Tale" in September 2004. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Jolie appears on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in March 2004. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Jolie attends the German premiere of "Alexander" in December 2004. Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images
As part of her role as goodwill ambassador, Jolie speaks with Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz in Islamabad, Pakistan, in May 2005. FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images
Producer Arnon Milchan centers Jolie and Pitt at the premiere of "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" in June 2005. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Jolie and Pitt appear at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2008. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie greets fans at the Russian premiere of her film "Salt" in July 2010. ARTEM KOROTAYEV/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie walks with four of her children -- from left, Maddox, Zahara, Pax and Shiloh -- at Japan's Narita International Airport in July 2010. Jolie and Pitt are the parents of six children. Jolie gave birth to twins Vivienne and Knox in July 2008. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images
Jolie appears at the Golden Globe Awards in January 2011. Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Jolie and Pitt appear at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2012. Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Jolie meets Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley in September 2012. Reuters/Landov
Jolie appears at an April 2013 news conference in London about sexual violence against women in conflict. Alistair Grant/WPA Pool/Getty Images
In May 2013, Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Here, in June 2013, she makes her first red carpet appearance since the surgery, attending the London premiere of Pitt's movie "World War Z." Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International
Jolie accepts the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in November 2013, during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards ceremony. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
In the 2014 film "Maleficent," Jolie plays an evil sorceress who tells her side of the story. The movie opened at No. 1 and earned $69.4 million in its first weekend in U.S. theaters. Walt Disney Motion Pictures
In October 2014, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made Jolie an honorary dame for her work to root out sexual violence in war zones. Anthony Devlin/pool/ap
Angelina Jolie meets members of the Yazidi minority at a refugee camp in Khanke, Iraq, in January 2015. Andrew McConnell/UNHCR/Getty Images
Jolie hugs her children Zahara, left, and Shiloh after winning an award during Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards in March 2015. Jolie won Favorite Villain for her role in "Maleficent." Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Jolie greets refugees and migrants in the port of Piraeus, Greece, during a visit in March 2016. See Jolie before she was famous LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images