In recent months the 53-year-old has been locking himself away in a Los Angeles art studio while nursing a broken heart following his split from Angelina Jolie.As the father-of-six arrived at his creative bolthole this week, the actor often described as the 'sexiest man alive' looked a shadow of his former self.
Since breaking out over 20 years ago in "Thelma & Louise," Brad Pitt has been difficult to miss.
After landing his place in cinematic history as a hunky (and shirtless) criminal, Pitt's career blossomed with starring roles in critical and box office hits alike, such as "A River Runs Through It" (1992), "Seven" (1995), and "12 Monkeys" (1995) -- just to name a few.
After graduating from Kickapoo High School, Brad Pitt attended the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism & advertising.
He had begun acting at university and two weeks before he was due to graduated, he left university and moved to Los Angeles to take acting lessons.
Twitter user Dulce_Simental tweeted: 'My co worker saw Brad Pitt at the store …
he was staring at fruit baskets for thirty minutes lmao.'Brad currently has plenty of spare time to work on his sculpture after wrapping his last movie, War Machine, directed by David Michod.
The actor acknowledged that it's simply a rite of passage to inherit your ancestors' guns in Missouri. In school, he was also a member of the tennis, golf, and swimming teams and participated in school debates and musicals. After high school, he enrolled in the University of Missouri as a journalism major, but felt unsatisfied as graduation approached. With only two weeks before earning his degree, Pitt packed up and headed to Los Angeles to cut his teeth as an actor. To support himself while he auditioned, the future star worked for El Pollo Loco in Hollywood. In 1987, Pitt made his film debut in "Hunk" in an uncredited role. Later that year, he appeared in "Less Than Zero," starring Robert Downey Jr. Pitt's subsequent involvement with Angelina Jolie created a media frenzy.
His job required that he wear a chicken suit and dance around to attract customers to the restaurant. Pitt played a "partygoer" and his role, yet again, was uncredited. After having a small recurring role on the hit show "Dallas," Pitt also appeared in a 1988 episode of "21 Jump Street." 15. Although the role seems tailor-made for Pitt, he actually was the producer's third choice to play J.
The actor's big break came a few years later in "Thelma & Louise" (1991) as the hunky -- and occasionally shirtless -- small-time criminal, J.
Reclusive Brad Pitt emerged looking shockingly thin and gaunt in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
He'd rather do that and be constructive than go out partying.'The star's art soundtrack includes songs by indie singer Bon Iver, and breakup track Just To Satisfy You by Waylon Jennings.