GONE IN SIXTY SECONDS
In only a few short years
ANGELINA JOLIE (Sara "Sway" Wayland) has become one of Hollywood's
most respected young actresses. Having recently earned a third Golden Globe
Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an OscarĀ® for Best Supporting Actress
for her moving performance as Lisa Rowe in "Girl Interrupted," she has
also become one of the most sought-after actresses in the entertainment
She also starred opposite
Denzel Washington in the dramatic thriller "The Bone Collector," for
director Phillip Noyce. Other film credits include "Pushing Tin"
costarring Billy Bob Thornton and John Cusack, "Playing by Heart" (for
which she won the National Board of Review Award for Breakthrough Performance)
with Sean Connery, Gena Rowlands, Madeleine Stowe, and Dennis Quaid, and
"Playing God," costarring David Duchovny and Timothy Hutton. Jolie's
earlier films included appearances in "Foxfire" and
Jolie earned critical
praise for the HBO film "Gia," written and directed by Michael
Cristofer. She received a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award as
well as garnering an Emmy nomination for her poignant portrayal of supermodel
Gia Carangi, who died of AIDS. She won the Golden Globe and a Cable Ace Award,
plus another Emmy Award nomination for her role as Cornelia Wallace, the second
wife of the controversial Alabama governor, in John Frankenheimer's "George
Wallace," opposite Gary Sinise. She also starred in the Hallmark Hall of
Fame miniseries "True Women," based on Janice Woods Windle's
best-selling historical novel.
A member of the famed MET
Theatre Ensemble Workshop, Jolie trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute
and has also studied with Jan Tarrant in New York and Silvana Gallardo in Los
Angeles. She is actively workshopping playwright John Ford Noonan's "Music
from Down the Hill," in which she will star for director Tom Bower.
Jolie still drives her
first car, a Ford pickup, but the young actress has her eye on a Stingray.
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