Angelina grew up in Los Angeles, and is the daughter of Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight
. She trained and performed at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, where she performed in numerous stage productions.
Angelina has worked as a professional model and has also appeared in music videos for artists including Meat Loaf
, Lenny Kravitz
, Antonello Venditti and The Lemonheads
. In addition, she has acted in five student films for the USC School of Cinema, all directed by her brother, James Haven
. She has received three Golden Globes as well as an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lisa Rowe in the movie Girl, Interrupted
Angelina became a citizen of Cambodia by decree of its King Norodom Sihamoni on August 11, 2005; the citizenship was awarded to her in honor of her environmental work in the country.