Celebrity Pictures Forum Biography
Celebrity Pictures ForumAnna Kournikova was born on June 7, 1981 in Moscow, Russia. Anna began playing professional tennis at the age of 14. She reached the semifinals of Wimbledon at the age of 16. Anna never won a singles title but did win two Grand Slam doubles titles with Martina Hingis.
Despite her lack of success on the court, Anna garnered much media attention because of her beauty and sex appeal. She appeared on the covers of many magazines including the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition and Maxim. She is currently in a relationship with pop star Enrique Iglesias.
Actress Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975, in Los Angeles to actress Marcheline Bertrand and actor Jon Voight. Acting at an early age, Jolie studied the art of acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and broke onto the Hollywood scene with a powerful performance in the made-for-TV biopic Gia (1998) for which she won her first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
Jolie's career gained even more momentum when she starred in the drama Girl, Interrupted (1999) and won her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Unlike other aspiring actresses, Jolie was able to breakaway from being typecast by taking on a variety of characters, including a badass voyager in the Lara Croft film series, a FBI agent in the thriller Taking Lives (2004), a sexy assassin in Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005) with Brad Pitt and a socialite wife in The Good Shepherd (2006).
In 2009, Jolie's portrayal of a grief-stricken mother in Clint Eastwood's drama The Changeling (2009) earned her both an Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. She went on to star in a string of blockbuster hits, including the crime thriller Wanted (2008), a voice-over role in the animated film Kung Fu Panda (2008) and its sequel Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), the crime mystery Salt (2010) and the romance thriller The Tourist (2010) opposite Johnny Depp.