When he starred with Storm from X Men (Halle Berry) in the down south movie he was just a inch or two taller then her. Thornton had his first break when he co-wrote and starred in the 1992 thriller One False Move, and came to international attention after writing, directing, and starring in the independent drama film Sling Blade (1996), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.Thornton has received the President's Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, a Special Achievement Award from the National Board of Review, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.He has also been nominated for an Emmy Award, four Golden Globes, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.Thornton has been vocal about his distaste for celebrity culture, choosing to keep his life out of the public eye.However, the attention of the media has proven unavoidable in certain cases, his marriage to Angelina Jolie being a notable example.But both Jolie and Thornton are keen to keep their meetings out of the media spotlight.
"They tried to patch up their differences a couple of years ago.
In addition to film work, Thornton began a career as a singer-songwriter.
He has released four solo albums and is the vocalist of the blues rock band The Boxmasters. – July 29, 2017), a self-proclaimed psychic, and William Raymond "Billy Ray" Thornton (November 1929 – August 1974), a high school history teacher and basketball coach who died when Thornton was 18.
, Thornton, 59, explained the "vials of blood" that he and Brad Pitt's current wife became notorious for during the early 2000s, weren't all that they seemed. I've never been fond of it," the actor explained. You know those lockets you buy that are clear and you put a picture of your granny in and wear it around your neck? "We were apart a lot because she's off making .
She thought it would be interesting and romantic if we took a little razorblade and sliced our fingers, smeared a little blood on these lockets and you wear it around your neck just like you wear your son or daughter’s baby hair in one. From that, we were wearing quart jars of blood around our necks.