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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 46 wins & 47 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
Eli's Follower (uncredited)
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24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 58 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sharliz Teron

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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[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 ... See more »

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Has appeared nude in the May 1999 issue of Playboy magazine. The photos had been taken years earlier before she had became famous, and she unsuccessfully tried to prevent the magazine from publishing them. See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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