Marcheline Bertrand

Actress and Producer
Born May 9, 1950

Marcia Lynne "Marcheline" Bertrand was an American actress and producer. She also co-founded the All Tribes Foundation, to culturally and economically benefit Native Americans, and the Give Love Give Life organization, to raise public awareness of women's cancers. Bertrand was the former wife of actor Jon Voight and the mother of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven. She died of ovarian cancer at the age of 56.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on May 9, 1950.


1965 15 Years Old In 1965, Bertrand's family moved from the Chicago area to Beverly Hills, California, where she attended Beverly Hills High School from sophomore year through graduation. … Read More


1971 21 Years Old 1 More Event
During her early years as an actress, Bertrand studied with Lee Strasberg. In 1971, she played Connie in the episode "Love, Peace, Brotherhood and Murder" on the fourth season of the television show Ironside.
1978 28 Years Old Bertrand filed for divorce in 1978, which was finalized in 1980. … Read More


1982 32 Years Old A decade later, she appeared in a minor role in 1982's Lookin' to Get Out, a film co-written by and starring her former husband, Jon Voight.
1983 33 Years Old 1 More Event
The following year, Bertrand played her final film role in the 1983 comedy The Man Who Loved Women, a remake of the 1977 French film of the same name.


1999 49 Years Old Bertrand, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1999, also founded the Give Love Give Life organization with Trudell; their objective was to raise public consciousness about ovarian and other gynecological cancers through the use of music. … Read More


2007 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Bertrand and Trudell worked to organize strategic support in the music and film community for Johanna's Law, legislation to fund national outreach and education about the signs and symptoms of gynecological cancers, which was signed into law on January 12, 2007. … Read More
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