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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 »

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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 2017 Fast 8 (post-production)
Cipher
 2017 Tully (pre-production)
Marlo
 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/I 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)
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
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Print ads for Breil watches. See more »

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24 Interviews | 45 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:

Women have conquered the world. And with everything we go through, it's about time we had a female president. I don't think we're that far away, but it should have happened already. I wouldn't be surprised if Hillary Clinton runs--I really admire her. See more »

Trivia:

Shaved her head for the role of Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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SHE NAILED IT... abdullah_dar
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The Last Face VERY BAD REVIEWS and ripped apart on twitter Xara_ch
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