Renaissance Man (or Woman)

Angelina Jolie & Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

  • inventor - was the first to sketch airplanes, parachutes, helicopters, and tanks
  • artist - Painted the famous paintings Mona Lisa and The Last Supper
  • engineer - obsessed with inventing and flight
  • sculptor-- sculpted but focused on painting

Angelina Jolie

  • filmmaker - Angelina directed Unbroken (2014), By the Sea (2015), and In the Land of Blood and Honey.
  • actress - She has won almost twenty awards for her acting in famous films such as Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Maleficent, and Tomb Raider, and Changeling.
  • humanitarian - She first learned of the poverty and suffering happening in third world countries while filming Tomb Raider in Cambodia. Jolie has been on missions to around 20 countries. Her and her husband have donated over 1 million dollars to Doctors without Borders, and donated over 8 million dollars to charity in 2008 alone. She has won the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Award and the Citizen of the World Award for her efforts.