Charlize Theron


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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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Monster Producer
(2003)
Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa
(2015)
Tully Producer
(2018)

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  Two Eyes Staring (producer) (announced)
  Atomic Blonde 2 (producer) (announced)
 2020 The Old Guard (producer)
 2019/I Bombshell (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 2019 Hyperdrive (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Finale: The Monster (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Semifinal: Last Chance (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Wild Card: A Chance at Redemption (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Knockout 3: Track is Hot (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Knockout 2: Checkers or Wreckers (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017-2019 Mindhunter (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.4 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.3 (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Murder Mystery (executive producer)
 2019 Long Shot (producer - p.g.a.)
 2018 A Private War (producer)
 2018 Gringo (producer)
 2018 Tully (producer)
 2017 Girlboss (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Trip (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Launch (2017) ... (executive producer)
- I Come Crashing (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Garbage Person (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Vintage Fashion Forum (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Atomic Blonde (producer - produced by)
 2016 Brain on Fire (producer)
 2015 Dark Places (producer)
 2013 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 Young Adult (producer - uncredited)
 2008 The Burning Plain (executive producer)
 2008 Sleepwalking (producer)
 2006 East of Havana (Documentary) (producer)
 2003 Monster (producer)
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Other Works:

Music video for Brandon Flowers "Crossfire" single See more »

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25 Interviews | 56 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 491 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sharliz Teron

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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[Looks] were never emphasized in the house I was raised in. I don't think my mom ever said, 'Isn't she a pretty girl?' She'd say, 'You should hear her sing. You should read this poem she wrote.' The praise was always about what I'd done, not how I looked. See more »

Trivia:

At 16 she won a modeling competition to go to Milan, Italy, and work on the catwalks and, at 18, won a scholarship to study ballet at the Joffrey School in New York. She turned to acting only because she injured both knees, dashing any hopes of a ballet career. See more »

Trademark:

Statuesque, model-like figure See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Leo

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