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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 33 wins & 36 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:

TV commercial for Martini. 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:

People just aren't willing to see conflict, or ugliness or the more flawed side of life through a female character's eyes. I mean, can you imagine a woman playing Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver (1976)? When Robert De Niro does it it's fine, [but] people are very uncomfortable about seeing that through a woman's eyes. We aren't allowed complexity. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the female lead in Pearl Harbor (2001) to star alongside Keanu Reeves in Sweet November (2001). 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
Charlize and Sean Penn! It's official! kite_ryan
i hope this rumor is not true! kite_ryan
Happy Birthday! lulu20025
I mean...she's attractive and everything, but amigajoe
Oh no! she pulled a Kidman... andyk69
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