Brad Pitt admitted his favourite actor is the 'most beautiful woman on the screen'
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Over the course of his impressive film career, Brad Pitt has worked with some of the most beautiful actors in Hollywood, from Julia Roberts to Angelina Jolie.
But, in Brad's mind, they don't hold a candle to his favourite actor of all time, who he thinks is the 'most beautiful woman' in show business.
Brad opened up about this favourite Hollywood star in an interview that dates back to 1996.
The Academy Award winning actor had been speaking to Tiger Beat magazine about his favourite stars in the business, when he began pouring his heart out over his favourite actress.
He began: "I know very few men to look up to.
"That’s why I appreciate the older films because they show a man standing up for his principles.
"Like [Robert] Redford. He portrayed the kind of man men wanted to be, and the kind of man women wanted men to be."
Brad explained that, in his eyes, the greatest film stars aren't the people who are commonly seen as 'sex symbols', but the ones who capture your heart with a first impression.
He said: "When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression.
"Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them, and they become the most beautiful thing in the world."
The Fight Club actor continued: “The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
"I’ll tell you who my favourite actress is: Dianne Wiest. And you wouldn’t call her a sex symbol.
"Dianne Wiest is, to me, the most beautiful woman on the screen."
I'm not sure exactly if that's a back-handed compliment, but I hope Dianne took it well.
The actress, 74, launched her stage career in 1971 when she made her Broadway debut in Robert Anderson's Solitaire/Double Solitaire.
Dianne hit the big time when she was cast in Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), impressing the filmmaker so much that she went on to act in four more of his films.
After starring in one of those films, Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Dianne won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
She has gone on to star in major motion pictures like Parenthood (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), and Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - which landed her her second Oscar.
On top of her two Oscar wins, Dianne has also won two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, and two SAG Awards.
If that weren't enough, I'm sure Dianne will be thrilled to know that she can now add 'Brad Pitt's Favourite Actor' to her long list of critical titles.