Charlize Theron is an Oscar-winning dramatic actress, action hero, and comedy star. She may have her pick of any number of roles, but that wasn't always the case ...
67 wins & 144 nominations.
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(producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Trip
... (executive producer)
25 Interviews |
56 Articles |
38 Pictorials |
491 Magazine Cover Photos |
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.
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.
Statuesque, model-like figure