Becoming ... Brad Pitt

How did this midwestern boy top Hollywood's A-list? See the defining moments in Brad Pitt's path to super-stardom. By Lucy Maher


For his roles in 1994's Legends of the Fall and Interview with the Vampire, Pitt grew his hair long – and kept it that way – proving he's got more than cookie-cutter leading-man looks. "He likes to appear a little sloppy and unshaven," said writer Karen Hardy-Bystedt, who interviewed Pitt for a book titled Before They Were Famous.

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