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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 Maritz) and Charles 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 was her great-great-uncle. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 45 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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Alternate Names:

Sharliz Teron

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I live a very simple life. I don't have to make these giant movies. I don't have a yacht or a private plane. As long as I can maintain this life, which is pretty low-maintenance and simple, then all of a sudden you don't have to worry about all that stuff. It's such a blessed place to be in. I don't have to take a job to pay a mortgage on a house that I can't afford. My life comes first, then my ... See more »

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Dyed her hair black for the title role in Æon Flux (2005). See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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