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

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Pitt worked out six days a week for eight months to achieve the body of Achilles (left), his character in the $200 million epic Troy. This month, Aniston joined him at the movie's New York premiere, amid rumors their marriage was in trouble, following photos of her kissing Friends co-star Matt LeBlanc and Pitt with Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-star Angelina Jolie.