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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 56 wins & 98 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa
(2015)
Prometheus
Prometheus Meredith Vickers
(2012)
Monster
Monster Aileen
(2003)
Hancock
Hancock Mary
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018/II Gringo (completed)
 2017 The Orville (TV Series)
Pria Lavesque
- Pria (2017) ... Pria Lavesque
 2017 Atomic Blonde: Combat Analysis (Short)
Lorraine Broughton
 2017 Atomic Blonde: Fight Like a Girl (Short)
Lorraine Broughton
 2016 Dior J'adore: The Absolute Femininity (Video short)
Model
 2014 Dior J'adore: The Future Is Gold (Video short)
Model
 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/I Trapped
Karen
 1997 Hollywood Confidential (TV Movie)
Sally
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TV commercial for Axe. See more »

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24 Interviews | 48 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 62 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 importance of the Toronto Film Festival for smaller films] If people, critics respond to the film there, it starts a nice little wave of chat, which for a movie like North Country (2005) is really important. It's one of those films that travels by word of mouth. See more »

Trivia:

At the 2005 Golden Globe Awards she was sporting a new dark hair color. She is a current member of the celebrities who have dyed their hair from blonde to brown, or black. They include, among others: Mary-Kate Olsen; Nicky Rothschild; Mandy Moore; Renée Zellweger; Christina Aguilera, Melinda Messenger and Ashlee Simpson. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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