Early Life

Born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA Grew up in Springfield, Missouri

Interesting Beginnings

Played basketball and enjoyed school journalism Attended the University of Missouri but dropped out to pursue acting

TV Debut

Appeared in TV shows like "Dallas," "21 Jump Street," and "Growing Pains"

Breakthrough Role

Made it big in the 1991 film "Thelma & Louise" as the charming hitchhiker, J.D.

Production Company

Co-founded Plan B Entertainment in 2001 Produced critically acclaimed films like "12 Years a Slave" and "The Big Short"

Awards and Recognition

Won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" (2019)

Humanitarian Work

Co-founded the "Make It Right Foundation" for building affordable and eco-friendly homes Involved in various charitable causes, like cancer research and environmental conservation


Also works as a film producer Did voice acting in the animated film "Megamind"


Married to Jennifer Aniston and later to Angelina Jolie Has six children with Angelina Jolie


Supports aid efforts in areas affected by natural disasters