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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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Every Pap's Worst Nightmare

Every Pap's
Worst Nightmare

It's a scary world out there -- and while Charlize Theron went ballistic on our cameraman after her flight to Denver, Robert Englund proved he's still the world's favorite dreamland serial killer,… READ MORE >

Charlize: Tell Me How My Ass Tastes

Charlize:
Tell Me How My Ass Tastes

Charlize Theron called out butt-kissing pappers in Malibu yesterday -- but is telling her she always looks great really kissing her behind? They're merely stating the facts. READ MORE >

- 2244 days ago
And God Created Charlize

And God
Created Charlize

Flawless. READ MORE >

- 2249 days ago
Charlize Hit By Criminals

Charlize
Hit By Criminals

Charlize Theron has a new credit -- burglary victim.LAPD sources tell TMZ Charlize's Hollywood Hills home was burglarized this weekend. We don't know what was taken and we don't know if she was… READ MORE >

- 2447 days ago
Charlize Chills in Belize

Charlize
Chills in Belize

She wore an itsy-bitsy bikini -- and no make up! Monstrous beauty Charlize Theron and B-list boyfriend Stuart Townsend frolicked among the rocks and surf while on vacation in the rain forests of… READ MORE >

- 2572 days ago
Pirates of the Hudson

Pirates
Of the Hudson

Seafaring fashion designer John Galliano posed with two treasures, Penelope Cruz and Charlize Theron, at his Christian Dior Cruise Fashion Show on Monday in New York. Ahoy, mateys!Hidden inside a… READ MORE >

- 2656 days ago
Whale Tails

Whale
Tails

Ahoy! Click aboard, mateys, for a galley full of whale tails! Er, gallery! Arrrrr! Pop your spyglass and check it out! Whale ho! Can't get yer fill o' the blog? Click on into our Hot Butts and… READ MORE >

- 2693 days ago
Charlize Gets Baked

Charlize
Gets Baked

Charlize Theron worked on her tan in Malibu this weekend, in what appears to be a red, white and blue bikini. Raise your salute.The heat generated by Charlize was noted by paparazzi for your… READ MORE >

- 2720 days ago
Charlize Sued for Not Wearing Weil Bling

Charlize
Sued for Not Wearing Weil Bling

Charlize Theron has been sued by Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil for breach of contract. The company claims that the actress broke her contractual obligation to wear only Weil watches in public. The… READ MORE >

- 2754 days ago
Get "Arrested" on eBay

Get 'Arrested'
On eBay

For three seasons, "Arrested Development" delighted a small but loyal audience with the tale of the Bluth family as it battled its way back from financial and legal ruin, creating, in TMZ's humble… READ MORE >

- 2863 days ago

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