Rolland F. Bertrand Family, Career, & More

Rolland F Bertrand is popularly known because of his first child Marcheline Bertrand, as well as for being the grandfather of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven. To find out more about Rolland Bertrand, keep on reading.

Personal life of Roland F Bertrand

On June 11, 1923, George G. Bertrand and his wife Mary Louise Angeline Leduc welcome their youngest son, Rolland Bertrand. Rolland had four older siblings, Stella, Elmore, Lillian, and Paul.

Bertrand served in the United States Navy during World War II. After the war, he became a pipefitter and welder. He later worked as an oil field roustabout. He met Marcheline’s mother, Lois June Gouwens, while she was working as a waitress in a restaurant he frequented. They said their vows in 1949.

Rolland was a loving and supportive father to Marcheline and her two sisters, Vicki and Debbie. He encouraged his daughters to pursue their dreams and was always there for them, whether they needed help with their homework or just a shoulder to cry on.

All about Marcheline Bertrand

Marcia Lynne “Marcheline” Bertrand was born on May 9, 1950, in Joliet, Illinois, to Maxine and John Bertrand. She was of French-Canadian, Irish, English, and German descent. Bertrand attended Catholic schools and graduated from high school in 1968. She briefly attended college but dropped out to pursue a career in modeling.

Bertrand began her modeling career in the early 1970s. She appeared in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, and in commercials for products such as Clairol and Maybelline. In 1974, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

Bertrand made her film debut in 1976, in the film “Lipstick”, which starred her future husband, Jon Voight. She went on to appear in several films throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including “Looking for Mr. Goodbar”, “The Untouchables”, and “Batman Forever”.

Bertrand’s marriage to Voight ended in divorce in 1980. In 2007, she married French-born photographer Bertrand Gaulthier. Bertrand died of ovarian cancer on January 27, 2010, at the age of 59.

All about Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie, a world-famous actress, has been in many movies and has won many awards. She is also a very charitable person. She has given millions of dollars to charity. She is also a mother of six children. She has three biological children and three adopted children. She has been married three times. She was married to Billy Bob Thornton and Brad Pitt.

Jolie began her acting career in the early 1990s, however it was the 1997 film “Gia” that earned critical acclaim for her portrayal of a real-life model who succumbed to drugs and HIV/AIDS.

Angelina Jolie is also a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Agency and has been involved in numerous charitable organizations over the years. In 2012, she was named a Special Envoy for the High Commissioner for Refugees.


Although he didn’t have a lot of money, Rolland always made sure his family had what they needed. He was a hard worker who was always looking out for his family. He was a great role model for Marcheline, and she always looked up to him. Rolland passed away in 1985, but he will always be remembered by his loving family as a devoted husband and father who always put his family first.