Charlize Theron Biography

Birthday: 1975-08-07
Place of Birth: Benoni, Gauteng
Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Wiki Biography: Charlize Theron grew up on a farm outside Benoni, South Africa, as the only child. She got an education as a ballet dancer and has danced both the "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker". There wasn't much for a young actress or dancer to do in South Africa, so she soon traveled to Europe and United States of America, where she got job at the Joffrey Ballet in New York. She was also able to work as a photo model. However, an injured knee put a halt to her dancing career. At the age of 18, her mother made her go to Los Angeles to try a career in the movie industry. She came to Los Angeles without knowing anyone in the city but after two weeks when she was standing in line on Hollywood Boulevard an agent gave her his card. After eight months in Los Angeles she got her first part. Since then, she has taken acting lessons and her career has skyrocketed, most lately in The Devil's Advocate (1997).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Monster Aileen 2003 Crime
Crimes That Shook Britain 'Our Friends' Narrator 2008 Documentary
Advocatenclub, De Mary Ann Lomax 2010
Hints (2010) Ravenna 2010
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010
Iconoclasts 2012
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Mighty Joe Young Jill Young 1949 0, 0, Sport
That Thing You Do! Tina 1996 Biography, 0, 0
2 Days in the Valley Helga Svelgen 1996 0, Comedy
The Devil's Advocate Mary Ann Lomax 1997 0, Game Show
Trial and Error Billie Tyler 1997 Comedy, Romance
The Astronaut's Wife Jillian Armacost 1999 0, Sport, Game Show
The Legend of Bagger Vance Adele Invergordon 2000 0
The Yards Erica Stoltz 2000 0, Comedy, 0, Game Show
The Cider House Rules Candy Kendall 2000 Drama, Romance
Reindeer Games 2000 Action, Crime, Drama
Men of Honor Gwen Sunday 2000 Drama
15 Minutes 2001 Comedy, Game Show, 0
Trapped 2001 Game Show
Sweet November Sara Deever 2001 Drama, Romance
Waking Up in Reno 2002 0
Monster Aileen 2003 Comedy
The Italian Job Stella Bridger 2003 Action, Crime, Thriller
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Britt Ekland 2004 Drama
Head in the Clouds Gilda Bessé 2004 Drama, Romance
Aeon Flux Aeon Flux 2005
North Country Josey Aimes 2005
In the Valley of Elah Det. Emily Sanders 2007 0, Game Show, Comedy
Battle in Seattle Ella 2007 0
Hancock Mary 2008 0, 0
The Burning Plain Sylvia 2008 0, Biography
Sleepwalking Joleen 2008 Drama
Astro Boy 2009 Animation, Action, Family
The Road Woman 2009 Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Young Adult Mavis Gary 2011
Prometheus Meredith Vickers 2012 Sport, 0, Game Show
Snow White and the Huntsman Ravenna 2012 0, 0, 0
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories Herself - Academy Award winning actress portrays Josie Almes in first sexual harassment case, Jensen vs. Eleveth Mines 2013 Biography, Crime, History
Dark Places Libby Day 2015 0
Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa 2015 Game Show, Sport
The Coldest City Lorraine Broughton 2016 Thriller
The Monster Aileen Wuornos 2016 0, Reality Tv