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Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron (General American English pronunciation:  /ʃɑrˈliːs ˈθɛrən/; Afrikaans pronunciation: [ʃɐrˈlis tron]; born 7 August 1975) is a South African actress and fashion model. She started her acting career in the United States and rose to fame in the late 1990s following roles in The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). Theron won the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. She received further Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for her performance in North Country in 2005, and a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in Young Adult in 2011. In 2012 she appeared in Snow White & the Huntsman and Prometheus. Theron became a US 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; who has also called herself Gerta) and Charles Theron (born 27 November 1947). Second Boer War figure Danie Theron

LATEST STORIES
  
Charlize Theron -- She Stiffs, Then Tips Huge!

Charlize Theron
She Stiffs ... Then Tips Huge!

Charlize Theron pulled a total normie move at Pinkberry ... telling 'em she didn't have any money on her to pay her $3.75 fro-yo tab! She's so lucky the Pinkberry employee trusted her to come back… READ MORE >

Charlize Theron BAILS on Pinkberry Tab ... Then Returns With $100

Charlize Theron
Bails on Her Pinkberry Tab ... But Returns with $96 Tip

 3:15 PM PT -- We just uncovered the most crucial part of this story ... Charlize's fro-yo order! Here it is: chocolate hazelnut with chocolate shavings. Seems a little redundant,… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Charlize Theron Compares Media Coverage to Being Raped

Charlize Theron
Compares Media Coverage to Being Raped

Gwyneth Paltrow held the title of "Worst Metaphor" for just one day ... because during a recent interview ... Charlize Theron compared media coverage of her personal life to rape.Theron was… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Charlize Theron -- $50,000-a-Table Oscars Party ... Total Disaster

Charlize Theron
$50K-a-Table Oscars Party Total Disaster

It cost $50,000 per table -- but sources tell TMZ, the post-Oscars party benefiting Charlize Theron's charity was a MASSIVE disaster ... overrun by trashy party crashers, cold food, weed smoke,… READ MORE >

- 178 days ago
Sean Penn & Charlize Theron -- Heavy Petting

Sean Penn & Charlize
Heavy Petting

Sean Penn isn't afraid of a little PDA -- full on grabbing Charlize Theron's ass at a children's petting zoo this weekend ... and kissing her neck like it was the last neck on earth.Sean and… READ MORE >

- 199 days ago
Robin Wright & Sean Penn -- My New Side Piece is Better Than Yours

Robin Wright & Sean Penn
My New Side Piece is Better Than Yours

Sean Penn and Robin Wright both flaunted their post-divorce lovers all over Hollywood over the weekend -- giving us the perfect chance to play everyone's fave game: Who'd You Rather?Special… READ MORE >

- 227 days ago
Robin Wright -- Out With Hot New Fiance ... While Sean Penn Hangs With Charlize

Robin Wright
Parties With Hot New Fiance While Sean Penn Hangs with Charlize

It was the BATTLE OF THE REBOUNDS in Hollywood last night ... with Sean Penn and his ex-wife Robin Wright each hitting the town with their new hot significant others -- but who came out on… READ MORE >

- 228 days ago
Charlize Theron --  'Fro Down in Bev Hills

Charlize Theron & Son
'Fro Down in Bev Hills

Charlize Theron and her cute little son Jackson took a trip to the barbershop -- reminding us that more and more Hollywood parents require lessons in, umm ... ethnic hair care. Check out TMZ on TV… READ MORE >

- 541 days ago
Charlize Theron -- Gorgeous!

Charlize Theron
GORGEOUS!

Even with Justin Bieber hair, Oscar winner Charlize Theron is always stunning.Flawless. READ MORE >

- 550 days ago
Charlize Theron -- Flashes Her Bieber!

Charlize Theron
Flashes Her Bieber!

Here's gorgeous Oscar winner Charlize Theron in L.A. on Thursday (left) -- and bubblegum pop star turned wannabe tough guy Justin Bieber last year (right).Only one is wearing lovely diamond… READ MORE >

- 573 days ago

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