"We're in touch, but not regularly," Voight, 70, confirms to Us Weekly. "We love each other and that's the most important thing."
Jolie, 34, stopped speaking to him in 2001 after a teary Voight appeared on Access Hollywood and pleaded for her to seek help for her "serious mental problems."
But in February, "they met face-to-face" and have been talking ever since, a family friend tells the new Us Weekly.
"Angie made the initial contact," says the pal. "Brad [Pitt] has been supportive -- a key factor in her reaching out."
For more on Jolie and Pitt -- including how they fight "like cats and dogs," the truth behind Pitt's "secret meetings" with Jennifer Aniston and why one explosive tell-all predicts Pitt and Jolie will split by "Christmas 2010" -- pick up the new issue of Us Weekly today!
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