Jon Voight: It Is “Lovely” Being With Angelina Again

They are family!

In an exclusive phone interview from Venice, Italy, Jon Voight raved to about his  "holiday" with his daughter Angelina Jolie, her partner Brad Pitt and their six children.

"It's nice to have something that's positive!" Voight, 71, told Us of getting together Sunday in Venice with his once-estranged daughter. He says their boat ride down the ancient city's Grand Canal was "lovely…the weather wasn't so bad for the journey. It's a very beautiful trip. A lot of fun."

And among his half-dozen grandkids, one blonde, blue-eyed beauty stood out: "I have baby pictures that are very resembling of Shiloh," he noted. "I don't know about all the resemblances, but obviously there are some because of the genes." (Shiloh, 3, is Jolie and Pitt's first biological child; her siblings are Maddox, 8, Pax, 6, Zahara, 5, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 19 months.)

The actor would love to pay a repeat visit to Venice during the brood's stay there (Jolie, 34, is shooting The Tourist). "I love the possibility of spending time with the family. It's a very beautiful thing."

Oh yeah: and Jolie and Pitt are doing fine, yes? "Exactly right," Voight assured Us, poo-pooing recent split rumors. "Of course they are! You can see!"

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