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      - Angelina is of Czech and American descent on her father's side and French and Haudenosaunee (Iroquian Indian) heritage on her mother's side.
      - Angelina's mother was actress, Marcheline Bertrand who passed away from ovarian cancer in Los Angeles after a 7 1/2 year battle (January 27, 2007). Her father is actor, Jon Voight.
      - Angelina is the sister of James Haven.
      - Angelina is the goddaughter of actress Jacqueline Bisset and actor Maximilian Schell.
      - Angelina is the niece of Chip Taylor.
      - Angelina was married to actor Jonny Lee Miller from 1995 until 1999.
      - Angelina was married to actor and director Billy Bob Thornton from May 5, 2000 until May 27, 2003.
      - Angelina's adopted son, Maddox Chivan Thornton Jolie, was born on August 5, 2001. Angelina adopted him when she was married to Billy Bob Thornton.
      - In July 2002, Angelina confirmed her break up with actor Billy Bob Thornton.
      - Angelina's adopted daughter, Zahara Marley Jolie, was born on January 8, 2005.
      - Angelina's children, Maddox and Zahara, share Brad Pitt's surname, after he legally adopted them in 2005.
      - Angelina and Brad's daughter, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, was born on May 27, 2006, at the small Cattage Medi-Clinic in Swakopmund, a coastal town in the African nation of Namib by C-section. Shiloh weighed 7 lbs when she was born. Shiloh (Shi`lo) means; 1. The biblical place where Joshua brought the Ark of the Covenant. 2. "Peaceful one" or "his gift" in Hebrew. 3. A bloody 1862 civil war battle in Hardin County, Tennessee. 4. A 1971 Neil Diamond hit ("When no one else would come, Shilo, you always came...").
      - On March 15, 2007, Angelina adopted another son, a three year old from Vietnam, Pax Thien Jolie (originally Pham Quang Sang) born on November 29, 2003, as a single parent to due Vietnam laws on unmarried couples on adopting children. After the adoption was finalized, his last name was legally changed to Jolie-Pitt. It has been said Angelina's late mother suggested the name, Pax, before she died.
      - Angelina's and Brad's fraternal twins were born on July 12, 2008, a son, named Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt at, 6:27 p.m, weighing 5 lbs 3 oz and a daughter, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, at 6:28 p.m, weighing 5 lbs, exactly. The twins were born in Lenval Hospital in Nice, France, by C-section. Their names come from Angelina's and Brad's family trees. Knox was Brad's maternal grandfather's middle name, (it also matches the "x" on Maddox's and Pax's first names), his middle name, Léon, comes from Angelina's great, great grandfather. Vivienne's name comes from her place of birth (French for Vivian and means "life" or "alive"), her middle name, Marcheline, for Angelina's late mother.

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