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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

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Liv vs. Charlize: Who'd You Rather?

Liv vs. Charlize
Who'd You Rather?

Brunette beauty Liv Tyler, 33, and blonde bombshell Charlize Theron, 35, both glowed at the same event in NYC this week.Question is ...   READ MORE >

Charlize & Kobe Hug It Out

Charlize & Kobe
Hug It Out

Charlize Theron greeted Kobe Bryant with a big hug before the Laker game at Staples Center this weekend.Apparently, these two are good buds. Who knew? READ MORE >

- 1396 days ago
Charlize Theron -- Rent My Awesome Beach House

Charlize Theron
Rent My Awesome Beach House

Charlize Theron could really profit off her bad memories -- the actress is trying to rent out the Malibu beach house she used to share with ex-boyfriend Stuart Townsend ... and she's charging… READ MORE >

- 1552 days ago
Charlize Theron's Ex -- Breaking Up Sucks

Charlize Theron's Ex
Breaking Up Sucks

While at an art gallery in L.A. this weekend, Charlize Theron's ex-boyfriend Stuart Townsend put on quite a show by sucking face with some brunette lady friend.Stew's PDA comes two weeks after… READ MORE >

- 1585 days ago
Keanu & Charlize -- The Long Kiss Goodnight

Keanu & Charlize
The Long Kiss Goodnight

Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron didn't just share a romantic dinner at a Beverly Hills restaurant last night -- they also shared a really intimate goodbye hug and kiss on the way out. As the two… READ MORE >

- 1598 days ago
Oscar Fashion -- The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Oscar Fashion
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

While some looked precious at the Oscars, others grabbed outfits straight out of the hurt locker.  READ MORE >

- 1655 days ago
Charlize Theron -- Oscars or Golden Globes?

Charlize Theron
Oscars or Golden Globes?

Which part of Charlize Theron's dress do you think E! was focused on?BTW -- That's E!'s arrow ... not ours. READ MORE >

- 1656 days ago
Charlize Sucks Face with Chick -- for Good Price

Charlize
Sucks Face with Chick For Good Price

Charlize Theron kissed a girl -- and for $140,000 ... and she liked it.The actress -- who's made out with Penelope Cruz and Christina Ricci before for work -- went girl-on-girl again yesterday… READ MORE >

- 1791 days ago
Charlize Stops the Clock

Charlize
Stops the Clock

Charlize Theron and watch giant Raymond Weil have called time out in their $20 million lawsuit.They've settled the suit in which Weil claims Theron signed an endorsement deal to wear his watches… READ MORE >

- 2144 days ago
Charlize -- Not The Monster She's Made Out to Be

Charlize
Not The Monster She's Made Out to Be

You may have heard a judge has "ordered" Charlize Theron to shell out tens of millions for wearing a watch she wasn't supposed to. Well, that couldn't be further from the truth.In the actual… READ MORE >

- 2170 days ago

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