She has also directed, written, and produced several wartime dramas, such as In the Land of Blood and Honey, Unbroken, and First They Killed My Father. She is also a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Jolie has been cited as one of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry.
For Disney, she played the titlular character in the 2014 Disney live-action film Maleficent. She also portrayed Sara "Sway" Wayland in the 2000 Touchstone Pictures film Gone in 60 Seconds and Claire in the 1997 Touchstone Pictures film Playing God. She was also mentioned in an episode of Dog With a Blog.
- Jolie was originally considered for the role of Black Widow in Iron Man 2, but in the end, Scarlett Johansson was cast instead.
- She was the second person to portray a live-action version of Maleficent, after Kristin Bauer van Straten in Once Upon a Time, followed by Kristin Chenoweth in Descendants.