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  Philanthropy, architecture, social justice, family and storytelling are several of Brad Pitt’s passions, and not necessarily in that order.
Acting is up there, but lately, the 58-year-old film veteran has been spending more time behind the camera as a producer than in the leading man roles that defined his earlier career.
And that’s just as he would like it.
Repeatedly named one of the most attractive humans based on his sparkling blue eyes, luscious golden locks and chiseled physique, he’s always been lauded for his looks. But Pitt’s never been one to ride the coattails of physical beauty.
And although a planet has been named after him, 29132 Bradpitt, he’s uncomfortable basking in the glow of stardom.
Pitt is more at ease cruising the streets of Los Angeles on his motorcycle, a helmet concealing his famous face affording him rare moments of anonymity.
Sure, his looks got him noticed, such as his star-turning role as hunky J.D. in Ridley Scott’s Thelma and Louise (1991) and as the sinister-but-equally-ripped Tyler Durden in1999’s Fight Club.
Yet, over the years we’ve watched him evolve into one of Hollywood’s finest actors as he honed his craft before our eyes.
Pitt’s career trajectory earned him three Best Actor Oscar nominations for 2008’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and 2011’s Moneyball, but he finally was awarded the coveted golden statue in 2020 for his role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, one of 119 awards he has received throughout his acting career.
In his Oscar acceptance speech Pitt referenced the drive-in movies, mostly Clint Eastwood films, he attended with his father as a child, which is where his passion for storytelling began.
Bullet Train
 The Lost City
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
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