How Angelina Jolie Made a 90-Year-Old Grandfather Very Happy

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    Maleficent, Angelina Jolie, Sam Riley
    Maleficent, Angelina Jolie, Sam Riley Walt Disney Studios

    Angelina Jolie is super cool.

    She really is.

    Case in point? What the Hollywood mega-star did for her Maleficent co-star Sam Riley's grandpa!

    "It was my grandfather's 90th birthday while we were shooting and they changed the schedule so I could go home," he told me exclusively last night at the Disney movie's red blue carpet premiere in Hollywood. "She signed him a birthday card, which is pride of place in the kitchen. He shows it to everybody who comes around."

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    Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

    Jolie also impressed Riley's parents. "When my mom and dad came to visit she was so lovely with them that they floated back home," he said. "They're still telling everyone."

    Elle Fanning admits she was "so nervous" meeting Jolie for the first time, but the world's most famous mom of six quickly proved there was nothing to be scared of.

    However, Fanning said, "I will not call her 'Angie!' People on set were calling her Angie and I was like, 'What are you doing?' I still say her full name—Angelina!"

    Sharlto Copley also gushed about working with Jolie.

    "She brings a real normality and professionalism and I think that sort of helps everyone feel comfortable," the actor said. "She's very comfortable with everybody. If they're a little bit nervous at first, they feel very comfortable once they start talking to her."

    Maleficent is in theaters tomorrow, May 30.

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