Angelina Jolie's brother : Angelina Jolie's brother, James Haven, is still alive and kicking at the age of 47. They had a very tight relationship with each other and their mother.”. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, Hillsong Beiber pastor Carl Lentz sacked for cheating, The Bachelorette: Becky Miles and Pete announce split. It's unclear if they're still dating at the time of this writing. At the wedding, the brother-sister duo paid tribute to their late mother—who died of ovarian cancer in 2007—by wearing pieces of her jewelry. Reign has accompanied Haven to numerous events in Hollywood, including the 2014 premiere of Jolie's movie, Maleficent. Her cause of death was ovarian cancer. But the world saw something incestual. ", Although Jolie and Haven were very close to their mother, they had a famously difficult relationship with their father, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight. We saw him around Christmas time or at school recitals," Haven said. Haven began his professional acting career in 1998. Those rumors were, duh, totally denied. Anyway, their unholy locking of lips sparked speculation the pair shared a bond that went beyond brother and sister. They left the hospital together and got ready together,” Bertrand’s best friend, Cis Rundle, told RadarOnline in 2014. A decade later, when Haven was 13, the family moved back to Los Angeles,[6] where he attended Beverly Hills High School. If so, what's he been up to all these years? Around 2009, Haven became a born-again Christian, reconciled with Voight, and encouraged Jolie to also bury the hatchet, according to E! In 2005, Haven was the executive producer of the documentary Trudell, which chronicles the life and work of Santee Sioux musician and activist John Trudell. Since 2006, Haven has been the executive board director of Artivist, a festival in Los Angeles that highlights films addressing human rights, animal rights, and environmental issues. He is the winner of one Academy Award, having been nominated for four. Angelina Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died on January 27, 2007 as she was 56 years old. Early life. Remember when Angelina Jolie ’French-kissed’ her brother James Haven at the 2000 Oscars? Angelina and James had been estranged from their father, actor Jon Voight, for years before eventually reconciling with him. It was meant to be ‘Here we are.’ They only ever had each other. IT happened 16 years ago but people were so grossed out by it, they were still talking about it more than a decade later, when it was finally explained. Angelina Jolie: Family: Barry Voight (brother) Chip Taylor (brother) Awards: National Medal of Arts See Awards and nominations: Jon Voight (/ v ɔɪ t /; born December 29, 1938) is an American actor. Whatever happened to Angelina Jolie's brother. "I go to Angie for advice and won't do anything without her because we were so close as children," he told the Daily Mail in 2007. By Ross Mcdonagh For Dailymail.com. He appeared in a 2004 episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and a 2007 episode of The Game. "Nobody in the world knew that they spent the day in the hospital. Haven also attended Jolie and Brad Pitt's intimate wedding ceremony in 2014 in France. Both Jolie and Haven have downplayed their notorious kiss over the years. Trudell was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival; it won the Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the Seattle International Film Festival. "It put Brad over the edge. “Nobody in the world knew that they spent the day in the hospital. Bertrand died from ovarian cancer in 2007 at the age of 56. That night Jolie won Best Supporting Actor for Girl, Interrupted raised eyebrows by saying this in her acceptance speech: “I’m — I’m in shock. Haven has stayed very close with Jolie over the years and has been a fixture at some of her biggest movie premieres, including Salt (2010), In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011), and Maleficent (2014). "She was about to go off to Mexico to finish filming Original Sin (2001) with Antonio Banderas. A source told Grazia magazine (via Stuff.nz) that Haven stopped watching after Brangelina's army of children in March 2017. They left the hospital together and got ready together," Cis Rundle told Radar Online. Their uncles are the singer-songwriter Chip Taylor and the geologist and volcanologist Barry Voight. According to the Daily Mail, he's become the kids' full-time nanny, and Jolie's twins, Knox and Vivienne, have started calling him "daddy." “The day she kissed Jamie at the Oscars, it was the first day Marcheline was treated for cancer. He's loved spending so much time with his nieces and nephews, but it's hard work and he's absolutely shattered. He has also won four Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated for eleven. The gross-out effect was somehow amplified by the fact that Haven is pretty much a male version of his sister, sharing the same generous lips and bunny-boiler eyes. "I have no memory at all of my mother shouting at me or at my sister," Haven told the Daily Mail in 2007. But he has been sort of silently along for the ride during his sister's meteoric rise to the top of the movie biz, thus making him something of a Hollywood mystery. He is the son of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, and the older brother of actress Angelina Jolie. [11][12], "Revealed: Brad, Bro Behind Jolie-Voight Reunion", Brad Pitt, with actor James Haven, helped plan reunion between Angelina Jolie and father Jon Voight, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_Haven&oldid=977740858, American people of French-Canadian descent, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 September 2020, at 17:55. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Online (via the New York Daily News). In 2011, the Daily Mail reported that Haven had been in his first serious relationship with a theater studies graduate named Ashley Reign for more than two years. The famous Hollywood actor didn’t speak to his daughter for years following the death of Angie’s mother, Marcheline Bertrand, who died in 2007 following an eight-year battle with breast and ovarian cancer. "He lived in the same town. After his parents' separation in 1976, Haven and his sister were raised by their mother. I congratulated her on the Oscar win and gave her a quick kiss on the lips. Of course, the tabloids had a field day spinning yarns about the siblings' supposed incestuous relationship. Their relationship was so strained that Haven dropped his surname in favor of his middle name, as did Jolie. At another point, the brother and sister locked lips. "I did not give Angie a French kiss; it was something simple and lovely," Haven told the Daily Mail in 2007. Did James Haven marry a twice-awarded Sexiest Man Alive, adopt a multicultural brood of children, or became a UNICEF ambassador? Haven's previous off and onscreen stints include the short film Court of Conscience (2015), starring his father and the late Anton Yelchin, and an appearance in an episode of the television series The Game (2007). In true gossip style, Star magazine alleged in 2011 that Jolie was "jealous" of Reign because she "doesn't know how to share James with another woman." At one point, while accepting the Oscar, Jolie declared she was "so in love" with Haven. Haven became famous—or should we say infamous?—in 2000 when he accompanied Jolie to the 2000 Academy Awards. “He just held me and said he loved me and I know he’s so happy for me.”. Picture: Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images. "He was always around but he never did his job as a father." Haven has reportedly been spending a lot of time with Jolie's six children since news of her divorce broke. And it wasn't some odd open-mouthed kiss. Of course, we’re talking about THAT kiss, when a relatively unknown Angelina Jolie locked inflatable lips with her brother and date James Haven on the red carpet at the 2000 Oscars. Remember that infamous Oscar night kiss we mentioned a few slides up? "Brad is coming back into the kids' lives, so things have calmed down a little. "James was so close to them that he was actually living with them," Halperin said. [10] Haven became a born-again Christian in 2009. Let's start at the beginning. Following graduation, he enrolled at the USC School of Cinema-Television. In March 2016, The Wrap reported that Haven signed on to direct The Last Boy, a science fiction/fantasy drama about a young boy who searches for survivors after an airborne virus has destroyed humanity. [9] In the wake of his mother's death from ovarian cancer on January 27, 2007, he reconciled with his father after a six-year estrangement. He was virtually running the household and it became very draining. He also appeared in Monster's Ball (2001), which starred his sister's then-husband, Billy Bob Thornton. "The day she kissed Jamie at the Oscars, it was the first day Marcheline was treated for cancer. She's grateful that James was there, but knows she can't rely on him every step of the way.". While at the University of Southern California, he received a George Lucas Award for a student film he directed starring his sister. At the wedding, the brother-sister duo paid tribute to their late mother—who died of ovarian cancer in 2007—by wearing pieces of her jewelry. At least you can see where their hands are in this shot. Well, Brad Pitt reportedly did. She moved with them to Palisades, New York, giving up acting. He had minor roles in several films starring his sister, Angelina Jolie, namely Gia (1998), Hell's Kitchen (1998), and Original Sin (2001). Wait, no! Picture: Alec Michael/Globe Photos/australscopeSource:australscope. It was like, ‘Look where we’re at now.’ But the world saw something incestual. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Much to the horror of fans on site and millions watching the event on TV around the world, the siblings shared an passionate, lingering kiss that left our eyes bleeding and our brains silently screaming “Ew, get a room! It was his job to be there if any of the kids woke up during the night and to deal with the nannies if they had any issues. He is the son of actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, and the older brother of actress Angelina Jolie. Jolie reportedly followed his lead about a year later. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. ", In 2014, a close friend of Jolie and Haven's late mother, Marcheline Bertrand, shed more light on that smooch, claiming it was inspired by Bertrand's health woes. Angelina Jolie and her brother James Haven also raised eyebrows with their vampiric outfits Picture: SGranitz/WireImageSource:Getty Images, Ew: Angelina Jolie and James Haven together again at the 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2000. But he's done. "She was worried about how exhausted he looked and realized he needed a break," the insider said. The Bachelorette: Becky Miles reveals she’s been messaging A... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. [8], Like his sister, Haven was estranged from their father for several years, during which he legally dropped "Voight" as his surname. Haven … It was disappointing that something so beautiful and pure could be turned into a circus," Jolie told People magazine in 2004. Haven was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1973, to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. “I did not give Angie a French kiss, it was something simple and lovely,” Haven told reporters in 2007 when probed about the pash. 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