Brad Pitt - Top 10 Fun Facts - as part of the celebrities series by GeoBeats. 10. Pitt was a chauffeur to strippers before becoming an actor. 9. Pitt was not allowed to enter China due to his role in "Seven Years in Tibet". 8. Brad began smoking while in middle school, in the sixth grade. 7. Pitt and George Clooney are very close friends. 6. While in college, Pitt was photographed for a campus calendar. 5. Brad and ex-wife Jennifer Anniston met on a blind date. 4. Pitt obtained a pilot license for single engine planes. 3. Pitt quit college two credits shy of graduating to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. 2. Brad has taken several Greek laungage classes. 1. One of his first jobs involved being a dancing chicken for El Pollo Loco customers.