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|title=Charlize Theron
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|Title=Charlize Theron
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|Name= Charlize Theron
|birthdate = August 7, 1975
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|Image =Charlize_theron_photoshoot-6762.jpg|250px
|birthplace = Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa
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|Birthdate = August 7, 1975
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|Birthplace = Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa
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|Years Active = 1995-present
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|Occupation= Actress
|yearsactive = 1995-present
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|notable Films = Aileen Wuornos in ''Monster'', Mavis Gary in [[Young Adult]]
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|partner = Stuart Townsend (2001-2010)
 
|parents = = Gerda Martiz and Charles Theron
 
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|website = [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000234/ Charlize Theron on IMDB]
 
|notable role = Aileen Wuornos in ''Monster'', Mavis Gary in [[Young Adult]]
 
 
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Charlize Theron
Charlize_theron_photoshoot-6762.jpg
Name
Charlize Theron
Birthplace
Benoni, Transvaal Province, South Africa
Birth date
August 7, 1975
Occupation
Actress

Early Life

Charlize Theron was born in South Africa on August 7, 1975 to parents Gerda Martiz and Charles Theron. She is of French, Dutch and German ancestry. Her father died in 1991 after he was shot by Theron's mother, which was a result of him attacking both Gerda and Charlize. Gerda faced no charges since the shooting was in self-defense.

Career

Charlize Theron originally planned on being a dancer but got a modeling contract at the age of sixteen. From there she began her acting career. She became most famous in 2003 for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster. She later won the Academy Awar for Best Actress in 2004. She got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005. In 2011 she starred in the film, Young Adult, and she has been nominated for several awards for her performance.

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