Angelina Jolie Brother
James Haven is brother of famous American actress Angelina Jolie.
He is an American actor and producer, he was born on May 11, 1973 in Los Angeles, California USA. Haven,s father actor Jon Voight and mother Mercheline Bertrand. James Haven nick name is Jamie.
James Haven Early Life
In 1973, James Haven was born in Los Angeles, California.
He is son of actor Jon Voight and actress Mercheline Bertrand. James haven is elder brother of famous actress Angelina Jolie. Haven uncle name is Chip Taylor he is song writer and singer. James haven is from German and Slovak descent from his father side, and on his mother side he is French-Canadian, Dutch and German ancestry. But James haven’s mother said, she had Iroquois ancestry and his father Jon Voight said, that the Marcheline Bertrand was not seriously Iroquois. In 1649 a Huron women born, she is her only known local American ancestor.
James Haven and Angelina Jolie were picked up by their mother, after the separation of his parents in 1976. Haven mother moved to Palisades, New York with their children. When James Haven was 13 years old they moved back to Los Angeles, where he start study and joined Beverly Hills High School. After graduation, he attend the USC School of Cinema-Television. He received the George Lucas award for student film, he directs the film and his sister performed
in the film, at the University of Southern California.
James Haven Career
In 1998, James haven started acting as a profession. He performed minor role in many films in which his sister Angelina Jolie performed, Like “GIA” in 1998, “Hell’s Kitchen” in 1998, “Original Sin” in 2001. James Haven also performed in Moster’s Ball in 2001 with his sister and Bily Bob Thornton. In 2004 he also worked in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and in 2007 play a role in “The Game”.
In 2005, the executive producer of the documentary “Trudell” was James Haven. Which described the complete detail about the life and work of Santee Sioux Musician and activist John Trudell. It won the Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the Seattle international film Festival and Trudell was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. He is the executive producer of short comedy film “that’s Our Mary” in which two actresses awaiting the final casting decision for the role of the Virgin Mary at a faith-based film studio.
A festival in Los Angeles that highlights films addressing human rights, animal rights, and environmental issues, since 2006 Haven has been the executive board director of Artivist.
James Haven Personal Life
James haven ended his relation with his father for many years, like his sister. He dropped “Voight” as his surname. When his mother died from Ovarian Cancer on January 27, 2007, he met his father after six years upset. In 2009 James Haven became a born-again Christian.
James Haven Filmography
In 1998 he performed in “Gia” as a young man on Sansom Streer. Again in 1998 he performed in “Hell’s Kitchen” as a Boyle’s bartender. In 1999 James Haven worked in Scrapbook as a Jamie Park. In 2001 he worked in “Original Sin” as a faust, and as a Hospital guard in “Monster’s Ball”. In 2002 James Haven worked in “Ocean Park” as a youngblood. In 2003 he starred in “Hunting of Man” as a Usher. He performed a role in “CSI; Crime Scene Investigation” as a Lazarus Kane in 2004.
In 2004 he worked in three films. He played a role in “Rent-a-Person” as a James Coleman in 2004. The last one is “Breaking Dawn” as a Don wake in 2004. In 2006 he performed a role in “Stay Alive” as Jonathan Malkus. In 2007 Haven played a role in “Validation” as a Uniformed couple. In 2007 James Haven performed a role in “The Game” as a director. In 2012 he played a role in “Deep in the Heart” as a Gray. In 2013 James Haven starred in “Easy Silence” as a Trent.