Brad Pitt grew up in Springfield,
Missouri, made good grades in school and participated in choir and
theater. Brad also enjoyed sports such as tennis and baseball.
He's great love though was always the
movies. At the University of Missouri Brad majored in journalism and
advertising, but in he's senior year he quit and headed to California to
catch a dream. Brad Pitt didn't become a star overnight, he had many odd
jobs along the way. Anyone remember the big chicken standing outside El
Brad Pitt started into the business as an extra in movies and was cast
in a few TV shows, "Dallas" was one. He finally made it when
he was cast as "J.D." in "Thelma & Louise".
People Magazine announced that Brad
Pitt was "The Sexiest Man Alive" after his romantic leading
role in "Legends of the Fall". Brad's first critical acclaim
combined with an Oscar nomination came with his role as a mental patient
in "12 Monkeys". Brad Pitt got a thumbs up for his performance
in "The Devil's Own" and some thought his portrayal of
Austrian journeyer Heinrich Harrar in "Seven Years In Tibet"
his best to date.