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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 48 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Mindhunter (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings (post-production)
Monkey (voice)
 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)
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Music video for Brandon Flowers "Crossfire" single See more »

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24 Interviews | 44 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 60 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sharliz Teron

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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[when asked if beauty is a problem for her] No. But it seems to be a problem for journalists. See more »

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The name's etymology is a Common Germanic noun 'karlaz' meaning "free man", which survives in English as churl (< Old English ceorl), which developed its deprecating sense in the Middle English period.

In the form Charles, the initial spelling ch- corresponds to the palatalization of the Latin group ca- to [cha] in Central Old French and the final -s to the former subjective case (cas sujet) of ... See more »

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Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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Any younger guys (18-30) who find her beautiful? lynchislife95
SHE NAILED IT... abdullah_dar
Was apparently very rude on the set of 'A Million Ways....' ShortStuff1206
I mean...she's attractive and everything, but amigajoe
Plastic surgery Darkgreenleaves
Shooting a spy thriller in November Xara_ch
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