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Pitt originally aspired to be an advertising art director, studying journalism at the University of Missouri.However, the young college student had other, quiet aspirations that were the product of a childhood love of movies.Then, in 1997, after a seven-month engagement, the couple split for unknown reasons.In 1995, Pitt starred as a mental patient in Terry Gilliam's psychological thriller .Pitt and Lewis broke up soon after filming, creating a publicity disaster.Pitt proceeded to lighten his repertoire with a comedic performance as "Floyd," a burnt-out hippie in Tony Scott's , alongside Tom Cruise.The film, directed by Steve Mc Queen, tells the true story of free African-American musician Solomon Northup (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor) who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.
Pitt played the main character's gambling, fly-fishing brother (looking remarkably like a younger version of the director).
His dreams finally seemed tangible his last semester at university when he realized, "I can leave." On a whim, Pitt dropped out of college, packed up his Datsun and headed west to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles, just two credits shy of a college degree. He joined an acting class and, shortly after, accompanied a classmate as her scene partner on an audition with an agent.
Pitt told his parents he intended to enroll in the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, but instead spent the next several months driving a limousine—chauffeuring strippers from one bachelor party to the next, delivering refrigerators and trying to break into the L. In a twist of fate, the agent signed Pitt instead of his classmate.
Pitt played Early Grayce, a man who goes on a cross-country killing spree with his girlfriend.
The film was deemed self-indulgently violent and nihilistic by many reviewers and did not do well in the box office.