Built in 1929, his 11,012-square-foot Spanish-style house features a two-story living room, a recording studio, a gym, a library, nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The walled and gated lot of more than a half-acre includes a swimming pool, a spa, fountains and a paddle tennis court.
Thornton bought the property with his then-wife Angelina Jolie in 2000 for $3.75 million from former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash (Saul Hudson), according to L.A. Times archives.
Thornton, 57, directed, wrote and starred in the movie "Sling Blade" (1996), for which he won a best screenplay adaptation Oscar. He subsequently appeared in "The Apostle" (1997), "Armageddon" (1998) and "Pushing Tin" (1999). This year, he directed, co-wrote and appears in "Jayne Mansfield's Car." Thornton also is a blues singer-songwriter and has released several albums.
Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency is the listing agent.
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