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Charlize Theron


Charlize Theron grew up on a farm outside Benoni, South Africa, as the only child. She got an education as a ballet dancer and has danced both the "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker". There wasn't much for a young actress or dancer to do in South Africa, so she soon traveled to Europe and United States of America, where she got job at the Joffrey ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 Trapped
Karen
 2001 15 Minutes
Rose Hearn
 1997 Hollywood Confidential (TV Movie)
Sally
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Young Woman (uncredited)
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Other Works:

DVD commentary for Monster (2003) with Patty Jenkins and Clark Peterson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 57 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:

[on the media's reaction to her appearance in In the Valley of Elah (2007) It just bummed me out because I was, "What do you want? Do you want me to play a detective from Albuquerque who's a single mom in a Dior dress?" The way they focused on my appearance, I felt like it hurt [the film] and I was embarrassed because [director] Paul Haggis had worked really hard, and just because I had a ponytail... See more »

Trivia:

Second actress (the first was Kim Basinger) to win an Oscar after appearing naked in Playboy magazine. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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Was apparently very rude on the set of 'A Million Ways....' ShortStuff1206
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