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Charlize Theron

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 51 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

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Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa
Prometheus Meredith Vickers
Monster Aileen
Hancock Mary


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 2017 Fast 8 (post-production)
 2017 Tully (filming)
 2010 Brandon Flowers: Crossfire (Video short)
 2009 Astro Boy
'Our Friends' Narrator (voice)
 2009/I The Road
 2008 Hancock
 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)
- 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
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Candy Kirkendall
 2002/I Trapped
 2001 15 Minutes
Rose Hearn
 1997 Hollywood Confidential (TV Movie)
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Eli's Follower (uncredited)
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(2010-11) Print ads for Christian Dior's J'Adore Dior fragrance. See more »

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24 Interviews | 45 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 62 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Sharliz Teron


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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I think women are way more conflicted than men, and I think we come from a society that's very comfortable with the Madonna / whore complex, you know. We're either really good hookers or really good mothers. See more »


Auditioned for the female lead of Nomi Malone in Showgirls (1995), which went to Elizabeth Berkley. See more »


Statuesque, model-like figure See more »



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