Charlize Theron (August 7, 1975, Benoni, South Africa -) is a film actress, fashion model American South Africa. She is known and famous for her role as the killer Aileen Wuornos in the film series Monster, the film earned her an Oscar.
Theron was born in Benoni, South Africa. Her father, Charles Theron, owner of a construction company descended from the French Protestant (Huguenot). Her mother Gerda, a German who took over the business of her husband after his death. Charlize's first language is Afrikaans. She is fluent in English and speak Xhosa. "Theron" Her French is that they (originally as Theron) pronounced in Afrikaans as "Tronn". But she said love is called "Thrown" more. Pronunciation is often used in the U.S. consists of 2 syllables, stressed at the first sound.
Theron grew up without siblings in the family farm near Johannesburg (Benoni). By age 13, Theron was sent to boarding school and began studying at the National Arts (National School Of The Arts) in Johannesburg. At fifteen, she had witnessed the painful death of his father, an alcohol-related tragedy, her mother shot him in self-defense after being attacked in her father's drunkenness.
At 16, Charrlize been to Milan, Italy, with a modeling contract year, after winning a local contest. She came to New York with Pauline's Model management. She decided to stay in New York after contract termination. She teaches ballet school Joffrey Ballet, where she was training to become a ballet dancer. A knee injury closed door of her dancing career when she was 19 years old.
Can not continue to pursue a career in dance, Theron went to Los Angeles by one-way ticket her mother bought for her. During that time, she went to the bank to withdraw money that she sent her mother to help her spend. When the cashier agreed not to withdraw her, immediately she was arguing with the cashier. Then, a worthy achievement gave her a business card, then referral to a school director and actor.
Eight months later, she was cast for her first film, a silent role in the film Children of the Corn III. His role is greater than the Hollywood film was shown extensively and is supported, her career up like kites having the wind in the late 1990s, with the film was popular as The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999).
After appearing in several movies eminent Charrlize Theron movie star who played serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the film Monster (2003). Film critic Roger Ebert has called it "one of the best films of cinema history." Through this role, she won an Oscar for best actress was awarded the 76th Academy of Cinema United States in February 2004, as well as SAG Award and Golden Globe awards. She is a South African actress won the first Oscar for best actress. This victory took her to the list of actresses Hollywood has the highest income in 2006 according to The Hollywood Reporter. She has earned $ 10 million after two films, North Country and Aeon Flux, ranked No. 7 after Halle Berry, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Renée Zellweger, Reese Witherspoon, and Nicole Kidman.
September 30, 2005, Theron received his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. In that year, she is the star of science fiction film thriller Aeon Flux but less successful in terms of sales. What she received only positive comments. In addition, she also received an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe for his role in North Country. Ms Magazine. Magazine also honored her for this role along with its characteristics in the Autumn 2005 issue.
In 2005, Theron played Rita, lover Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman plays), in section 3 of the TV serial was highly appreciated by FOX.Co Arrested Development also received Golden Globe nominations and Emmy for acting Britt Ekland in the HBO movie The Life and Death of Movie Peter Sellers.
In 2008, Theron she also was honored in the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Award Woman of the Year, along with others such as Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball and Julia Roberts
a Playboy magazine published nude photos of Charlize Theron, taken during her first time modeling. Voluntarily use the photos "personal" her, she sued the photographer Guido Argentini.
Agreed with John Galliano in 2004.Co who replaced Estonian model Kuik Goal to become the spokesman of J'adore by Christian Dior ad. Since 10, 2005 to December 2006, Theron has done for its clock face Raymond Weil.Thang 2, 2006, her company was sued for breach of contract.
May 2006, men's magazine Maxim Magazine ranked her 25th in the poll 100 Sexiest annually.
October 2007, Esquire magazine magazine elected her as the sexiest beauties of this paper