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Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron (born 7 August 1975) is a South African actress, film producer and former fashion model. She rose to fame in the late 1990s following roles in the films The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Academy Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. In recent years, she has moved into the field of producing, both in television and film. She received further Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance in North Country in 2005, and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Young Adult in 2011. In 2012, she appeared in Snow White & the Huntsman and Prometheus, both of which were box office successes. Theron became a U.S. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship. Theron was born in Benoni, in the then-Transvaal Province of South Africa, the only child of Gerda (née Maritz) and Charles Theron (born 27 November 1947). Second Boer War figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle. Her ancestry includes French, German, and Dutch; her French forebears were early Huguenot settlers in South Africa. "Theron" is an Occitan surname (originally spelled Théron) pronounced in Afrikaans as [tɜːron], although she has said that the way she pronounces it in South Africa is [θron]. She changed the pronunciation when she moved to the U.S. to give it a more "American" sound. She grew up on her parents' farm in Benoni, near Johannesburg. On 21 June 1991, Theron's father, an alcoholic, physically attacked her mother and threatened both her mother and her while drunk; Theron's mother then shot and killed him. The shooting was legally adjudged to have been self-defense and her mother faced no charges. Theron attended Putfontein Primary School (Laerskool Putfontein), a period she later characterised as not "fitting in". At 13, Theron was sent to boarding school and began her studies at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg. Although Theron is fluent in English, her first language is Afrikaans.


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Nacido:
08.08.1975 En Benoni - Gauteng - South Africa
Créditos en Cine/TV:
66
Primera aparición:
Today 14.01.1952
Última película:
Force 19.04.2018
Conocido por
Poster of Mad Max: Furia en la carretera
Poster of Prometheus
Poster of Blancanieves y la leyenda del cazador
Poster of Arrested Development
Filmografía
Película Force 19.04.2018
Película Everything Nice Michaela (rumored) 19.04.2018
Película Gringo Elaine Markinson 23.03.2018
Película Tully Marlo 20.04.2018
Película Diré tu nombre Dr. Wren Petersen 27.01.2017
Película Fast & Furious 8 Cipher 13.04.2017
Película Atómica Lorraine Broughton 04.08.2017
Series Mindhunter Writer 13.10.2017
Película Las crónicas de Blancanieves: El cazador y la reina del hielo Ravenna 08.04.2016
Película Kubo y las dos cuerdas mágicas Monkey (voice) 26.08.2016
Película Mad Max: Furia en la carretera Imperator Furiosa 15.05.2015
Película Dark Places Libby Day 04.09.2015
Película Mil maneras de morder el polvo Anna 04.07.2014
Película Blancanieves y la leyenda del cazador Queen Ravenna 01.06.2012
Película Young adult Mavis Gary 17.02.2012
Película Prometheus Meredith Vickers 10.08.2012
Película The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus Herself 11.10.2012
Película Wikus and Charlize Charlize Theron 01.04.2010
Película Astro Boy Narrator 15.10.2009
Película The Road (La carretera) Mother 25.11.2009
Película En el valle de Elah Detective Emily Sanders 18.01.2008
Series Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Unknown 04.01.2008
Película Sonámbulo Joleen 14.01.2008
Película Hancock Mary Embrey 18.07.2008
Película Lejos de la tierra quemada Sylvia/Mariana 11.07.2008
Película Batalla en Seattle Ella 07.09.2007
Película Aeon Flux Aeon Flux 05.01.2006
Película En tierra de hombres Josey Aimes 12.02.2005
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 17.10.2005
Película Llámame Peter Britt Ekland 21.05.2004
Película Juegos de mujer Gilda Bessé 29.04.2004
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 08.09.2003
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 26.01.2003
Series Arrested Development Rita 02.11.2003
Película The Italian Job Stella Bridger 26.09.2003
Película Monster Aileen 16.11.2003
Película Atrapada Karen Jennings 20.09.2002
Película Waking Up in Reno Candy Kirkendall 13.12.2002
Película 15 Minutos Rose Hearn 09.03.2001
Película La maldición del escorpión de jade Laura Kensington 05.08.2001
Película Noviembre dulce Sara 04.05.2001
Película Operación Reno Ashley Mercer 25.02.2000
Película La otra cara del crimen Erica Soltz 27.04.2000
Película La leyenda de Bagger Vance Adele Invergordon 02.11.2000
Película Hombres de honor Gwen Sunday 13.09.2000
Película La cara del terror Jillian Armacost 26.08.1999
Series The Early Show Unknown 01.11.1999
Película Las normas de la casa de la sidra Candy Kendall 17.12.1999
Película Pactar con el diablo Mary Ann Lomax 12.01.1998
Película Celebrity Supermodel 07.09.1998
Película Mi gran amigo Joe Jill Young 25.12.1998
Película Hollywood Confidential Sally 14.04.1997
Película The Wonders Tina 24.01.1997
Película No pierdas el juicio Billie Tyler 30.05.1997
Película Dos días en el valle Helga Svelgen 30.06.1997
Series The View Unknown 11.08.1997
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 22.07.1996
Película Los chicos del maíz III: la cosecha urbana Eli's Follower 12.09.1995
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 01.06.1994
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 13.09.1993
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 25.05.1992
Series This Morning Unknown 03.10.1988
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 04.04.1983
Series Saturday Night Live Herself 11.10.1975
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Charlize Theron 18.03.1953
Series Today Unknown 14.01.1952