Charlize Theron

Best Known For: 

Eileen Wuornos in "Monster"

Short bio: 

Charlize Theron was born on August 7, 1975, in rural Benoni, South Africa to co-owners of a road construction company, Charles and Gerda. At 16, Theron entered a Johannesburg modeling contest, which she won. She soon traveled to Italy, where she won the International New Model Today competition, and began a modeling career in earnest. After traveling to New York at the age of 18, she left high fashion to attempt a career in dance. Her studies with the Joffrey Ballet were curtailed by severe knee injuries, forcing her to abandon her first calling.

Theron decided to pursue acting instead, and moved to Los Angeles. There she began appearing in films in the mid-1990s, establishing herself with roles in The Cider House Rules and The Devil's Advocate. She went on to give an Oscar-winning performance as serial killer Eileen Wuornos in Monster, and well-reviewed performances in North Country and Young Adult.


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Submitted by John Jarrad (not verified) on

I must tell you that have that Nicole Kidman beauty in you, very hard to forget. You have a fantastic life and I like your movies, keep it up aye!

Submitted by Mark McCluskey (not verified) on

I wish you the best, to find true love. Too many people look in all the wrong places. Never give up hope, you will a person that will treat you like a queen. Just remember money can't buy you love. You never knoe where you will find love. All my best, Mark

Submitted by Jack Compeau (not verified) on

my two favorite movies of yours is Atomic Blonde and Longshot, Longshot was so darn funny that I've seen it 8 times and laugh at something different every time, Atomic Blonde was an action packed movie and you really kicked some serious ass great job, keep making great movies and testing your talents to new heights.

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