Angelina Jolie: A star at age six!
Buried amidst the scads of new DVD releases hitting stores today, is a long-forgotten 1982 comedy directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jon Voight called Lookin’ To Get Out. I’ll warn you right up front, the movie isn’t very good — it was forgotten for a reason. But it is actually worth checking out for one reason: It’s the film debut of Voight’s then-six-year-old daughter, Angelina Jolie.
Now, we could get all snarky here and take Voight to task for the blatant nepotism involved with the casting choice. But Jolie’s actually pretty decent, not to mention impossibly cute with her saucer eyes, sundress, and adorable little Easter bonnet. She only has a couple minutes of screen time (she plays Ann-Margret’s daughter), but if you squint hard enough, you might be able to make out something else in those big peepers of hers: a kid who’s having a ball playing dress-up. So much fun that, who knows, maybe one day she’d, you know, do this kind of stuff for a living….
Check out Jolie’s big-screen debut in the video below: