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Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg-area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 50 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Fast 8 (filming)
Cipher
 2017 Tully (pre-production)
Marlo
 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings (completed)
Monkey (voice)
 2016 The Last Face
Wren
 2010 Brandon Flowers: Crossfire (Video short)
Heroine
 2009 Astro Boy
'Our Friends' Narrator (voice)
 2009/I The Road
Woman
 2008 Hancock
Mary
 2006 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Daniel's Mom / Mother / Waitress
- Book of Corrine (2006) ... Daniel's Mom / Mother / Waitress (voice)
 2005 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Rita
- The Ocean Walker (2005) ... Rita
- Notapusy (2005) ... Rita
- Mr. F (2005) ... Rita
- Forget Me Now (2005) ... Rita
 2005 Æon Flux (Video Game)
Æon Flux (voice)
 2003 Monster
Aileen
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Candy Kirkendall
 2002/I Trapped
Karen
 2001 15 Minutes
Rose Hearn
 1997 Hollywood Confidential (TV Movie)
Sally
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Eli's Follower (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(2010-11) Print ads for Christian Dior's J'Adore Dior fragrance. See more »

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24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 60 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sharliz Teron

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

People want to think that I am this tortured soul, that my work is drawn only from this one well. And though I would never sit here and say that it didn't mark me, or mould me into the person that I am, my life has had many painful journeys and heartbreaks since my father died, many of which I draw on for my work. See more »

Trivia:

"Entertainment Weekly" predicted her Oscar win for Monster (2003) 11 months before she won it. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair and green eyes See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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The Last Face VERY BAD REVIEWS and ripped apart on twitter Xara_ch
new info about her new movie: Tully Ahmad_cth
The Last Face: First Look Xara_ch
SHE NAILED IT... abdullah_dar
I mean...she's attractive and everything, but amigajoe
1st pics with her daughter Xara_ch
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