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        William Bradley "Brad" Pitt was born in Oklahoma on December 18, 1963.   He  (be PRESENT SIMPLE) an American actor and film producer. Some pleople  (say PRESENT SIMPLE) he  (be PRESENT SIMPLE) one of the world's  attractive men. Pitt  (receive PRESENT PERFECT) two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations and he  (win PAST SIMPLE) one. Pitt  (begin PAST SIMPLE) his acting career with television guest appearances, which   (include PAST SIMPLE) a role on the CBS soap opera Dallas in 1987.
 
       He  (gain PAST SIMPLE) recognition as the cowboy hitchhiker in the movie Thelma & Louise in 1991. In 1995, he  (give PAST SIMPLE) critically acclaimed performances in the crime thriller Seven and the science fiction film Twelve Monkeys. He  (have PRESENT PERFECT) his biggest commercial successes with Troy and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Pitt  (receive PAST SIMPLE) his second Academy Award nomination for his performance in the title role in the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
 
       Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston for five years. As of 2009, he  (live PRESENT SIMPLE) with actress Angelina Jolie. This relationship   (attract PRESENT PERFECT) worldwide media attention. He and Jolie  (adopt PRESENT PERFECT) three children, Maddox, Zahara, and Pax. They  also  (give PRESENT PERFECT) birth to three biological children, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne. Pitt  (own PRESENT SIMPLE ) a production company named Plan B Entertainment.  Since beginning his relationship with Jolie, he  (become PRESENT PERFECT) increasingly involved in social issues, both in the United States and internationally.
 
 
 
1) When was William Bradley "Brad" Pitt born?
2) Where was he born? 
3) Is he a singer?
4) Is he a film producer?
5) What does he do?
6) Has he ever been nominated for the Academy Awards?
7) Has he received any Academy Award?
8) How many biological children does he have?
 
 

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WRITE FULL FORMS
Brad  (star) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Brad  (star) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in 2008.
 
He (have) is biggest commercial successes with Troy in 2004 and Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005.
 
He  (have) is biggest commercial successes with Troy and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. 
 
Pitt  (receive) his second Academy Award nomination for his performance in the title role in the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
 
Pitt   (receive) his second Academy Award nomination for his performance in  The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
 
Brad Pitt   (give) excellent performances in the crime thriller Seven and the science fiction film Twelve Monkeys.
 
In 1995, he  (give) excellent performances in Seven and Twelve Monkeys.
                                  
                                                                                                            
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