CHARLIZE THERON

 

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Charlize Theron (born August 7, 1975) is an Academy Award-winning Afrikaner actress and former fashion model, who was born in South Africa. Her film role in Prometheus was released on the 8th of June 2012, a sequel to the Alien franchise, directed by Ridley Scott and co starring Michael Fassbender.

 

 

Charlize Theron blonde hair Hollywood actress

 

Charlize Theron - poker face

 

 

Biography - Early life

 

Theron was born in Benoni, South Africa. Her father, Charles Theron, was a construction company owner of French Huguenot descent; her mother, Gerda, is of German descent and took over her husband's business after his death. Theron's first language is Afrikaans, and her second is English. (In the United States, both in her films and while being interviewed, etc., Theron speaks with a totally unaccented American style of speech, leading most Americans to assume she is American.)

 

"Theron" is a French surname pronounced in Afrikaans as "Tronn," although she has said that she prefers the pronunciation "Thrown."[1] The pronunciation commonly used in the United States is as spelled: THER-on.

 

Theron grew up as the only child on her parents' farm near Johannesburg (Benoni) and was sent to a boarding school at the age of thirteen. At fifteen, Theron witnessed the death of her father, an abusive alcoholic; her mother shot him in self-defense when he attacked her. No charges were pressed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prometheus - out June 8th 2012

 

 

 

 

Career

 

At the age of sixteen, Theron traveled to Milan, Italy, on a one-year modeling contract, after winning a local competition. Her contract ended while she was in New York City, and she decided to remain there, attending the Joffrey Ballet School, where she trained as a ballet dancer. A knee injury ended this career path at the age of 18.

 

Unable to dance, she bought a ticket to Los Angeles. After eight months in the city, she was cast in her first film part, a non-speaking role in the direct-to-video film Children of the Corn III. She followed this with larger roles in widely released Hollywood films, and her career skyrocketed in the late 1990s, with box office successes like The Devil's Advocate, The Cider House Rules, and Mighty Joe Young.

 

The May 1999 issue of Playboy published nude photos of Theron, taken during the early years of her modeling career. Claiming they had been "for private use," Theron ended up suing photographer Guido Argentini.

 

After appearing in a few notable films, Theron starred as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the film Monster (2003). Film critic Roger Ebert called it "one of the greatest performances in the history of the cinema" [2]), for which Theron won the Best Actress Oscar at the 76th Academy Awards in February 2004, as well as the SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award. She is the first South African to win an Oscar for Best Actress.

 

 

 

Theron sensual in evening dress

 

 

Having signed a deal with John Galliano in 2004, Theron replaced Estonian model Tiiu Kuik in the J'ADORE advertisements by Christian Dior; she is the current spokeswoman for Dior perfume. On September 30, 2005, she received her own bronze star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the same year, she starred in the financially unsuccessful science fiction thriller on Flux and was given positive reviews, as well as a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination, for her lead performance in the drama North Country. She had also been nominated for an Oscar as a lead actress for the role, although she did not win; this was her second nomination.

 

In 2005, Theron also portrayed Rita, Michael Bluth's (Jason Bateman) love interest on the third season of FOX's critically acclaimed sitcom, Arrested Development.

 

 

 

Charlize Theron looking radiant

 

Charlize Theron holding up a little black number

 

 

 

Personal life

 

Theron dated the lead singer of Third Eye Blind, Stephan Jenkins, from January 1998 to July 2001. Jenkins broke up with her after failing to take her requests of marriage seriously.[4] Theron now resides in Los Angeles with her long-time boyfriend, Stuart Townsend, with whom she starred in the 2004 film Head in the Clouds, as well as in the 2002 film Trapped; she has said that they will not marry until same-sex couples are able to have their marriages recognized. In October 2005, her mother, Gerda, was married in California. The media thought that Charlize was the one getting married (to Townsend) and the paparazzi got as close as it could for the photos.

 

While filming on Flux in Berlin, Germany, Theron had surgery on a herniated cervical disc in her neck, the result of an injury incurred on the set during a stunt.

 

In May 2006, Maxim magazine named Theron #25 in its annual Hot 100 issue.

 

Theron is also involved in women's rights organizations [5]. She has tried to apply for a German passport because of her mother's German ancestry, but was turned down because she did not have any family members currently residing there.[6]

 

In 2006, Theron won GLAAD's Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards for increasing "visibility and understanding in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community."

 

Theron is a supporter of animal rights and active member of PETA. She recently appeared in a PETA ad for their anti-fur campaign [7]

 

 

 

Theron in Aeon Flux

 

 

Actress - filmography
(In Production) (2000s) (1990s)

  1. The Brazilian Job (2008) (in production) .... Stella Bridger

  2. Jinx (2007) (announced) (in talks)

  3. The Ice at the Bottom of the World (2007) (pre-production)

  4. "Arrested Development"
        - The Ocean Walker (2005) TV Episode .... Rita
        - Mr. F (2005) TV Episode .... Rita
        - Notapusy (2005) TV Episode .... Rita
        - Forget Me Now (2005) TV Episode .... Rita
        - The British Bombshell (2005) TV Episode .... Rita

  5. on Flux (2005) .... Aeon Flux

  6. on Flux (2005) (VG) (voice) .... Aeon Flux

  7. North Country (2005) .... Josey Aimes

  8. Head in the Clouds (2004) .... Gilda Bess

  9. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) .... Britt Ekland

  10. Monster (2003) .... Aileen

  11. The Italian Job (2003) .... Stella Bridger
    ... aka Braquage l'italienne (France)

  12. Waking Up in Reno (2002) .... Candy Kirkendall

  13. Trapped (2002) .... Karen Jennings
    ... aka 24 Stunden Angst (Germany)

  14. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) .... Laura Kensington
    ... aka Im Bann des Jade Skorpions (Germany)

  15. 15 Minutes (2001) .... Rose Hearn
    ... aka 15 Minuten Ruhm (Germany)

  16. Sweet November (2001) .... Sara Deever

  17. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) .... Adele Invergordon

  18. Men of Honor (2000) .... Gwen Sunday
    ... aka Men of Honour (UK)

  19. The Yards (2000) .... Erica Stoltz

  20. Reindeer Games (2000) .... Ashley Mercer
    ... aka Deception (UK) (USA: working title)

 

Charlize smoking - naughty

 

  1. The Cider House Rules (1999) .... Candy Kendall

  2. The Astronaut's Wife (1999) .... Jillian Armacost

  3. Mighty Joe Young (1998) .... Jill Young
    ... aka Mighty Joe (UK)

  4. Celebrity (1998) .... Supermodel

  5. The Devil's Advocate (1997) .... Mary Ann Lomax
    ... aka Devil's Advocate (USA: DVD box title)
    ... aka Im Auftrag des Teufels (Germany)

  6. Trial and Error (1997) .... Billie Tyler

  7. Hollywood Confidential (1997) (TV) .... Sally

  8. That Thing You Do! (1996) .... Tina

  9. 2 Days in the Valley (1996) .... Helga Svelgen

  10. Children of the Corn III (1995) (uncredited) .... Young Woman
    ... aka Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest

 

Filmography as:

 

Producer - filmography


(In Production) (2000s)

  1. Jinx (2007) (announced) (producer)

  2. The Ice at the Bottom of the World (2007) (pre-production) (producer)

  3. Monster (2003) (producer)

 

Charlize Theron - Esquire magazine

 

 

Filmography as:

Self - filmography
(2000s) (1990s)

  1. "Corazn de..."
        - Episode dated 30 June 2006 (2006) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 25 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 12 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 21 September 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  2. Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006) .... Herself

  3. 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (2006) (TV) .... Herself

  4. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV) .... Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter

  5. "The Film Programme"
    ... aka Film '72 - 2006 (UK)
        - Episode dated 13 February 2006 (2006) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 30 January 2006 (2006) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 27 September 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  6. Al Pacino: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2006) (TV) .... Herself

  7. "The View"
        - Episode dated 1 December 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  8. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka Late Show Backstage (USA: title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka The Late Show (USA: informal short title)
        - Episode dated 30 November 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  9. "Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
        - Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  10. "The Charlie Rose Show"
        - Episode dated 18 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  11. "Magacine"
        - Episode dated 14 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 7 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  12. "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee"
    ... aka Live with Regis (USA: new title)
    ... aka Live with Regis & Kelly (USA: new title)
        - Episode dated 13 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 8 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  13. "Late Night with Conan O'Brien"
        - Episode dated 13 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 12 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 23 May 2003 (2003) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 16 February 2000 (2000) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 17 November 1999 (1999) TV Episode .... Herself
          (2 more)

  14. "HBO First Look"
        - North Country (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) TV Episode .... Herself

  15. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
        - Episode dated 4 October 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 16 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 6 August 2001 (2001) TV Episode .... Herself

  16. "The Oprah Winfrey Show"
    ... aka Oprah (USA: short title)

 

 

 

Charlize taking it easy in my favourite chair

 

  1. Episode dated 30 September 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  2. The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2005) (TV) .... Herself

  3. "Sunday Morning Shootout"
     Episode dated 7 August 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  4. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV) .... Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

  5. The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV) .... Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Motion Picture [Drama]/Nominee: Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Mini-Series or Made for TV Movie

  6. "Eigo de shabera-night"
    Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself - Interviewee

  7. "Filmland"
    Episode #3.15 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  8. "Richard & Judy"
    Episode dated 6 April 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  9. "Friday Night with Jonathan Ross"
     Episode #6.4 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  10. "This Morning"
    ... aka This Morning with Richard and Judy (UK: informal title)
    Episode dated 1 April 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  11. "Liquid News"
    Episode dated 31 March 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  12. "Wetten, dass..?"
    Wetten, dass..? aus Basel (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  13. "On-Air with Ryan Seacrest"
     Episode dated 1 March 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  14. The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV) .... Herself - Winner: Best Actress/Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film

  15. The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2004) (TV) .... Herself

  16. The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV) .... Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture [Drama]

  17. "Inside the Actors Studio"
     Episode #10.8 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  18. "Tinseltown TV"
     Episode dated 10 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

 

 

 

Charlize Theron - natural beauty

 

  1. "The Daily Show"
    ... aka The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (USA: new title)
    ... aka The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition (International: English title: cut version)
        - Episode dated 8 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  2. "Primetime Live"
        - Episode dated 8 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  3. "Good Morning America"
        - Episode dated 8 January 2004 (2004) TV Episode .... Herself

  4. Based on a True Story: The Making of 'Monster' (2004) (V) .... As herself

  5. The GQ Men of the Year Awards (2003) (TV) .... Herself

  6. 2002 MTV Movie Awards (2002) (TV) .... Herself - Presenter

  7. The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV) .... Herself - Presenter: Scientific & Technical Awads

  8. "Rove Live"
        - Episode #3.6 (2002) TV Episode .... Herself

  9. "Mundo VIP"
        - Show n260 (2001) TV Episode .... Herself

  10. "The Rosie O'Donnell Show"
        - Episode dated 15 February 2001 (2001) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 3 November 2000 (2000) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 15 February 2000 (2000) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 16 December 1998 (1998) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode dated 15 October 1997 (1997) TV Episode .... Herself

  11. Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) (TV) (voice) .... Herself - Narrator

  12. "When I Was a Girl" (2001) TV Series (voice) .... Narrator

  13. Sweet November: From the Heart (2001) (V) .... Herself

  14. "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn"
    ... aka The Late Late Show (USA: short title)
        - Episode dated 16 November 2000 (2000) TV Episode .... Herself

  15. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka SNL
    ... aka SNL 25 (USA: new title)
        - Episode #26.4 (2000) TV Episode .... Herself - Host

  16. 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (2000) (TV) .... Herself

  17. The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV) .... Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score

  18. 6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) (TV)

  19. VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards (1999) (TV) .... Herself

  20. The Cider House Rules: The Making of an American Classic (1999) (V) .... Herself

  21. The GQ Men of the Year Awards (1997) (TV) .... Herself

 

Filmography as: Archive Footage

 

  1. Fashion Police Academy Awards 2006 (2006) (TV) .... Herself

  2. "Cinema mil"
        - Episode #1.11 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself
        - Episode #1.2 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  3. "Corazn de..."
        - Episode dated 13 September 2005 (2005) TV Episode .... Herself

  4. "The Ultimate Hollywood Blonde" (2004) (mini) .... Herself

  5. 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV) .... #43 Passing on Big Role: Pearl Harbour

  6. Michael Moore, el gran agitador (2004) (TV) (uncredited) .... Herself

 

 

Charlize Theron in 2001

 

 

LINKS

 

 

 

Charlize Theron - dressed to kill

 

 

 

A - Z FILMS INDEX

 

 

 

13 GOING ON 30

16 BLOCKS

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

A PERFECT STORM

ALIEN

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH

ATONEMENT

AUSTIN POWERS

BABE

BACK TO THE FUTURE

BATMAN

BIG MIRACLE

BRAVEHEART

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

BRIDGET JONES' DIARY

CASABLANCA

CASINO ROYALE

CAST AWAY

CATWOMAN

CHRISTINE

CON AIR

CROCODILE DUNDEE

DEAD CALM

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

DIE HARD

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS

DISCLOSURE

DOLORES CLAIBORNE

DOLPHIN TALE

DR. NO

DUMB AND DUMBER

ERIN BROCKOVICH

FATAL ATTRACTION

FIRE ON THE AMAZON

FLIPPER

FLY AWAY HOME

FREE WILLY

FRENCH KISS

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

 

 

 

GLADIATOR

GOLDFINGER

HARRY POTTER

HORNBLOWER

INDIANA JONES

JAMES BOND

JAWS

JURASSIC PARK

JUST LIKE HEAVEN

KING KONG

KUNG FU HUSTLE

LEON

MAN ON FIRE

MASTER and COMMANDER

MEAN GIRLS

MEDICINE MAN

MEN OF HONOUR

MISERY

MISS CONGENIALITY

MOBY DICK

MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY

NAKED GUN

NATIONAL TREASURE

OUT OF TIME

OVERBOARD

PARENT TRAP

PAYBACK

PEARL HARBOUR

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

PLANET OF THE APES

PRETTY WOMAN

PROMETHEUS

PSYCHO

P2 DEAD MANS CHEST

RACE THE SUN

RAMBO

ROB ROY

ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THEIVES

ROBOCOP

ROXANNE

SCHOOL OF ROCK

 

 

SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

SEABISCUIT

SHORT CIRCUIT

SPEED

SPIDERMAN

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

STAR GATE

STAR TREK

STAR WARS

THE 39 STEPS

THE AVIATOR

THE COUNT OF MONTE CHRISTO

THE DA VINCI CODE

THE DAMBUSTERS

THE FLY

THE FOG

THE MASK

THE MATRIX

THE MUMMY

THE MUMMY RETURNS

THE PATRIOT

THE PERFECT STORM

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

THE TERMINATOR

THE THING

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

THE WORLDS FASTEST INDIAN

THUNDERBALL

TITANIC

TOP GUN

TRADING PLACES

TREASURE ISLAND

TROY

TRUE GRIT

UNFORGIVEN

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE

WAR OF THE WORLDS  

WATERLOO BRIDGE

ZULU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlize Theron - on Prometheus, don't miss it Youtube

(She was a bit optimistic @ March 18th - but what the heck)

 

 

 

 

 

A - Z ACTORS INDEX

 

 

 

Adam Sandler

Al Gore

Alec Baldwin

Angelina Jolie

Anthony Hopkins

Arnold Shwazenneger

Arnold Vosloo

Ashlea Kaye

Ben Stiller

Brad Pitt

Brendan Fraser

Bruce Willis

Burt Lancaster

Catherine Zeta Jones

Charlize Theron

Chris Cooper

Clint Eastwood

Daniel Craig

Demi Moore

Dennis Hopper

Denzel Washington

Drew Barrymore

Dwayne Johnson

Eric Bana

Eva Green

George Clooney

Gerard Depardieu

Glen Close

Goldie Hawn

Gregory Peck

Gwyneth Paltrow

 

 

Halle Berry

Harrison Ford

Harvey Keitel

Hugh Jackman

Humphrey Bogart

Ian Holm

Ingrid Bergman

Jack Black

Jack Nicholson

James Caan

James Cromwell

James McAvoy

Jason Statham

Jean Reno

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Daniels

Jim Carrey

Joaquin Phoenix

John Hurt

John Travolta

John Wayne

Johnny Depp

Judi Dench

Julia Roberts

Julie Andrews

Kate Hudson

Kate Winslett

Kathy Bates

Keanu Reeves

Keira Knightley

 

 

 

Kevin Spacey

Kim Basinger

Kirk Douglas

Kirsten Dunst

Kurt Russell

Leonardo di Caprio

Liam Neeson

Linda King

Linda Kozlowski

Lindsay Lohan

Mads Mikkelsen

Marilyn Monroe

Marlon Brando

Matthew McConaughey

Mel Gibson

Michael Cain

Michael Douglas

Michael J Fox

Michael Keaton

Michelle Pfeiffer

Mike Myers

Morgan Freeman

Naomi Watts

Nicholas Cage

Nicole Kidman

Orlando Bloom

Owen Wilson

Paul Bettany

Paul Hogan

Pierce Brosnan

 

 

 

Rachel Weisz

Rebecca De Mornay

Reese Witherspoon

Rennee Zellweger

Richard Gere

Robert de Niro

Roger Moore

Russell Crowe

Sally Edwards

Sam Neil

Samuel L Jackson

Sandra Bullock

Sean Connery

Sharon Stone

Sigourney Weaver

Stanley Baker

Stephen Chow

Steve Martin

Steve McQueen

Steven Segal

Slyvester Stalone

Tim Roth

Tobey Maguire

Tom Cruise

Tom Hanks

Tommy Lee Jones

Uma Thurman

Willem Dafoe

Will Smith

Yul Brynner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlize Theron with that Marilyn look

 

 

 

 

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