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Billy Bob Thornton

Originally posted 07/14/2005 06:00AM

When he signed on to a remake of 1976's The Bad News Bears, Billy Bob Thornton knew he was messing with a classic. But the onetime aspiring pro baseball player is putting his own spin on Coach Buttermaker, the cranky leader of a ragtag team of Little Leaguers. Thornton, 49, spoke to PEOPLE about getting back to the baseball diamond, being a dad (he has three kids from previous marriages and a 10-month-old daughter, Bella, with girlfriend Connie Angland) and ex-wife Angelina Jolie's new addition to her family.

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Brad Joins With Angelina's Ex, Billy Bob | Brad Pitt

Brad Joins With Angelina's Ex, Billy Bob

Originally posted 06/17/2005 03:00PM

Brad Pitt may or not be having a relationship with his onscreen Mr. & Mrs. Smith costar Angelina Jolie, but he is about to join with her ex-husband, Billy Bob Thornton, for a project.

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Billy Bob Thornton a Father Again | Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton a Father Again

Originally posted 09/23/2004 08:00AM

BORN: Billy Bob Thornton, 49, and his girlfriend Connie Angland, 39, announced Wednesday that she has given birth to a baby girl, the Associated Press reports. The girl, named Bella, weighed 6 lbs. 1 1/2 oz., said the actor's publicist. Mother and child – Thornton's fourth and Angland's first – were both said to be doing well. Thornton, who has three children from two of his five previous marriages, divorced Angelina Jolie in May 2003.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Billy Bob to Be Dad Again

Originally posted 04/08/2004 01:00PM

EXPECTED: "The Alamo" star Billy Bob Thornton, 48, announced Thursday that he and his girlfriend, Connie Angland, 39, are expecting a child "sometime in October," his publicist tells the Associated Press. Thornton, who has three children from two previous marriages (he's been wed five times), divorced actress Angelina Jolie in May 2003.

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Billy Bob Thornton

Originally posted 04/07/2004 4:28PM

Billy Bob Thornton is in a Texas state of mind these days. Not only is he starring as Davy Crockett in The Alamo, but the Oscar winner also is teaming up with Tim McGraw for a benefit concert in San Antonio – and he has the flag of the Lone Star state tattooed on his back. Thornton, 48, recently spoke to reporters about playing Texas hero Crockett, staying on good terms with ex-wife Angelina Jolie and getting his kicks from playing music.

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Billy Bob Fondly Recalls a Jolly Jolie | Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Fondly Recalls a Jolly Jolie

Originally posted 03/23/2004 12:54PM

Billy Bob Thornton, on the promotional trail for his new movie, the much-delayed "The Alamo," paints a rosy picture of the early days of his 2000-03 marriage to Angelina Jolie -- the collapse of which he blames on their having opposing ideas about the direction of their lives together.

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Billy Bob Discusses Marriage, Music

Originally posted 09/04/2003 01:00PM

While recent PEOPLE covergirl Angelina Jolie has been making headlines all summer -- promoting her "Lara Croft" sequel and extolling the virtues of raising her adopted child, Maddox -- her ex, Billy Bob Thornton, has remained pretty quiet.

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Jolie, Thornton Union Officially Kaput

Originally posted 05/29/2003 01:00PM

It's official: The brief but colorful marriage of Oscar winners Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton -- who once sealed their love with tattoos and shared vials of blood -- was over as of Tuesday, according to court papers obtained by the Smoking Gun Web site.

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Jolie Also Splits from Dad, Jon Voight

Originally posted 08/02/2002 10:00AM

Just two weeks after Angelina Jolie filed to divorce her husband, Billy Bob Thornton, her father reveals that he, too, is estranged from her.

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Billy Bob Talks, But Not About Jolie

Originally posted 07/30/2002 01:00PM

The "Monster's Ball" star can be outspoken, as he proves at a Beverly Hills concert, though he doesn't say a word about his divorce.

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