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


In his breakout role in 1991's Thelma & Louise, Pitt displayed more than just his acting chops – his devilish grin and six-pack abs were impossible to miss. "Even though he's obviously a great-looking guy ... he's got great looks with a soul," said the film's casting director, Louis DiGiaimo. "And that's what I think comes across."