Quigley Poll:
Top Ten Money Making Stars

The Year 2013

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Actor, Producer. r.n. William Bradley Pitt. b. Shawnee, OK, Dec. 18, 1963. Raised in Springfield, MO. Studied journalism at Univ. of MO at Columbia. Moved to L.A. to attend art school, instead studied acting with Roy London. Appeared in short film Contact. He is a principal in Plan B Entertainment, a production company based in Beverly Hills, CA.


PICTURES: Acting: Cutting Class (debut, 1989), Happy Together, Across the Tracks, Thelma & Louise, Cool World, Johnny Suede, A River Runs Through It, Kalifornia, True Romance, The Favor, Interview With the Vampire. Legends of the Fall (Golden Globe nom. 1995), Se7en, Twelve Monkeys (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe Award, 1996), Sleepers, The Devil’s Own, Seven Years In Tibet, Meet Joe Black, Fight Club, Being John Malkovich (cameo), Snatch, The Mexican, Ocean’s Eleven, Spy Game, Full Frontal (as himself), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (voice), Troy, Ocean’s Twelve, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (also prod.), Babel (Golden Globe nom. 2007), Ocean’s Thirteen, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2009), State of Play, Dirty Tricks (also prod.), Burn After Reading, Inglourious Basterds, Tree of Life (also prod.), Moneyball (2 Academy Award noms.; Golden Globe nom. 2012), Megamind (voice, soundtrack performer), Happy Feet Two (voice), Killing Them Softly (also prod.), Voyage of Time (narr., prod.), World War Z (also prod.), 12 Years a Slave (also prod.), The Counselor, Voyage of Time (narr., prod.), Fury. Producer: Running with Scissors, The Departed, Year of the Dog (exec. prod.), A Mighty Heart, The Time Traveler’s Wife (exec. prod.), Shantaram, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Kick-Ass, Eat- Pray-Love (exec. prod.), True Story, Kick-Ass 2.

TELEVISION: Movies: A Stoning in Fulham County, Too Young to Die, The Image, Two-Fisted Tales, Pretty/Handsome (exec. prod.), The Normal Heart (prod.). Series: Another World, Glory Days, Undaunted Courage (prod.). Documentaries /Specials: Town Meeting with Diane Sawyer: Celebrities vs. the Press, On Location: Growing up Grizzly (host, narrator), America: A Tribute to Heroes (as himself), Freedom: A History of Us. Guest: More than 250 appearances.