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Charlize Theron is a Actor and Producer Sud africaine born on 7 august 1975 at Benoni (South africa)

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
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Birth name Charlize Theron
Nationality South africa
Birth 7 august 1975 (43 years) at Benoni (South africa)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress

Charlize Theron (/ʃɑrˈliːz ˈθɛrən/ shar-LEEZ THERR-ən; [ʃɐrˈlis tron]; born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress, producer and fashion model. She has starred in several Hollywood films, such as The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008) A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).

Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. She received further Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance in the sexual harassment-themed drama North Country in 2005 and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Jason Reitman's 2011 comedy-drama Young Adult.

Theron became a U.S. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship. In the late 2000s, she moved into the field of producing, both in television and film. In 2006, she produced the documentary East of Havana. She had producing credits on the films The Burning Plain (2008) and Dark Places (2015), both of which she starred in. In 2012, she played Queen Ravenna in Snow White and the Huntsman and Meredith Vickers in Prometheus, both of which were box office successes.

Biography

In 2007 Theron became a naturalized citizen of the United States, while retaining her South African citizenship.

In the mid-1990s, Theron had a two-year relationship with actor Craig Bierko. From 1997 to 2001, she dated Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins. Theron then began a relationship with Irish actor Stuart Townsend, with whom she starred in Trapped (2002) and Head in the Clouds (2004). Theron and Townsend separated in January 2010 after nearly nine years together. In early 2014, she began dating actor Sean Penn, but it was reported that they had split in late June 2015.

Theron has two children, both adopted. In March 2012 she adopted a boy, whom she named Jackson. In July 2015 she adopted a girl, whom she named August. She lives in Los Angeles.


Health concerns
While filming Aeon Flux in Berlin, Germany, Theron suffered a herniated disc in her neck, caused by a fall while filming a series of back handsprings. It required her to wear a neck brace for a month. In July 2009, she was diagnosed with a serious stomach virus, thought to be contracted while traveling overseas. While filming The Road, Theron injured her vocal cords during the labour screaming scenes.

Best films

Hancock (2008)
(Actress)
Prometheus (2012)
(Actress)
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
(Actress)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
(Actress)
The Italian Job (2003)
(Actress)
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
(Actress)

Usually with

Diablo Cody
Diablo Cody
(2 films)
Jason Reitman
Jason Reitman
(2 films)
Barry Ackroyd
Barry Ackroyd
(3 films)
Gillian Flynn
Gillian Flynn
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Charlize Theron (49 films)

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Actress

Gringo
Gringo (2018)
, 1h50
Directed by Nash Edgerton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley
Roles Elaine Markinson
Rating60% 3.0486453.0486453.0486453.0486453.048645
Harold Soyinka est un homme d'affaires, fraîchement marié, qui travaille pour la Cannabix Technologies Inc., une compagnie pharmaceutique qui a transformé du marijuana à des fins médicales en pilules. Ses patrons, Elaine Markinson et Richard Rusk, l'envoie au Mexique pour qu'il gère la manufacture de cette nouvelle drogue mais il est aussitôt kidnappé par le cartel mexicain, qui refuse la concurrence. Bloqué et recherché dans le mauvais côté de la frontière mexicaine, Harold va devoir survivre alors que, pendant ce temps, son boss Rusk emploie un mercenaire professionnel, Mitch, qui n'est d'autre que son frère, pour le sauver...
Tully
Tully (2018)

Directed by Jason Reitman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, Ron Livingston, Elaine Tan, Diane Lane
Roles Marlo Moreau
Rating69% 3.499093.499093.499093.499093.49909
Une comédie sur la maternité et ses petits tracas.
The Last Face, 2h11
Directed by Sean Penn
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Jean Reno, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Jared Harris, Merritt Wever
Roles Dr. Wren Petersen
Rating48% 2.4110552.4110552.4110552.4110552.411055
Au Liberia, pays d'Afrique ravagé par une guerre civile, Wren Petersen (Charlize Theron), directrice d'une organisation humanitaire et Miguel Leon (Javier Bardem), un médecin, tombent tous deux passionnément amoureux. S'ils sont investis corps et âmes d'une mission commune (sous l'égide de Médecins du Monde) , ils n'en sont cependant pas moins opposés sur les politiques à adopter pour régler le conflit qui fait rage. Ils vont devoir surmonter leurs clivages et le chaos qui menace d'emporter le pays tout entier sous peine de voir leur amour se briser à jamais.
The Coldest City
Directed by David Leitch, David Leitch
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors John Goodman, Charlize Theron, Sofia Boutella, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan
Roles Lorraine Broughton
Rating66% 3.3452953.3452953.3452953.3452953.345295
De retour de mission à Berlin, l'agent secret Lorraine Broughton raconte la façon dont elle a accompli sa mission. Elle se trouve en présence de Gray, officier du MI6, et de Kurzfeld, officier de la CIA.
The Fate of the Furious, 2h16
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles
Actors Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodríguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris
Roles Cipher
Rating67% 3.353323.353323.353323.353323.35332
Dom et Letty sont maintenant en lune de miel à Cuba, Brian et Mia se sont rangés et ont accueilli une petite fille, et le reste de l'équipe est disculpé. Cependant, une nouvelle menace pèse à présent sur le groupe : une femme, une mystérieuse et redoutable cyberterroriste, force Dom à la rejoindre sur le chemin de la criminalité. Pour mettre fin aux agissements de Cipher et de Dom, l'équipe est obligée de collaborer avec un ancien ennemi qu'ils ne voulaient plus croiser : Deckard Shaw.
The Huntsman, 1h54
Directed by Frank Darabont, Cédric Nicolas-Troyan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Inspiré de l'univers des contes et légendes, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Children's films
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain, Sam Claflin, Nick Frost
Roles Ravenna
Rating61% 3.0516253.0516253.0516253.0516253.051625
Il y a fort longtemps, bien avant qu’elle ne tombe sous l’épée de Blanche-Neige, la Reine Ravenna, la méchante belle-mère de Blanche-Neige, avait dû assister, sans mot dire, à la trahison amoureuse qui avait contraint sa sœur Freya, la Reine de Glaces, à quitter leur royaume, le cœur brisé. Celle que l’on appelait Freya, la jeune reine des glaces, à cause de son habilité à geler n’importe quel adversaire, s’employa alors à lever une armée de guerriers impitoyables, au fond d’un palais glacé.
Kubo and the Two Strings
Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Politique, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, Brenda Vaccaro
Roles Monkey (voice)
Rating77% 3.898943.898943.898943.898943.89894
The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo's life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
Mad Max: Fury Road, 2h
Directed by George Miller
Origin Australie
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Feminist films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films set in the future, Political films, Road movies, Dystopian films, Chase films, Disaster films
Actors Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz, Adelaide Clemens
Roles Imperator Furiosa
Rating80% 4.04374.04374.04374.04374.0437
Following a nuclear holocaust, the world has become a desert wasteland and civilization has collapsed. Max Rockatansky, a survivor, is captured by the War Boys, the army of the tyrannical Immortan Joe, and taken to Joe's Citadel. Designated a universal blood donor, Max is imprisoned and used as a "blood bag" for a sick War Boy called Nux. Meanwhile, Imperator Furiosa, one of Joe's lieutenants, is sent in her armored truck, the "War Rig", to collect gasoline. When she drives off-route, Joe realizes that his five wives—women selected for breeding—are missing. Joe leads his entire army in pursuit of Furiosa, calling on the aid of nearby Gas Town and the Bullet Farm.
Dark Places, 1h53
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Gillian Flynn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Chloë Grace Moretz, Nicholas Hoult, Charlize Theron, Christina Hendricks, Andrea Roth, Tye Sheridan
Roles Libby Day
Rating61% 3.097163.097163.097163.097163.09716
Set in a farming town in Kansas, Dark Places follows Libby Day (Charlize Theron), the only surviving witness of a horrific massacre that took the lives of her mother and sisters. Believing the slaughter to be the work of a Satanic cult, Libby testifies in court against her own brother. Almost thirty years after the murder, she remains haunted by the gruesome violence of her past when she meets a group of amateur investigators who call themselves "The Kill Club." Looking to satisfy their morbid curiosity, the group begins its own inquiry about the case, believing that Libby's brother is innocent. To help them, Libby must unearth painful memories of the event and learn that her past may not be what it seems.
A Million Ways to Die in the West, 1h56
Directed by Seth MacFarlane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Actors Charlize Theron, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman
Roles Anna
Rating60% 3.048033.048033.048033.048033.04803
In 1882, in the town of Old Stump, Arizona, a cowardly sheep farmer named Albert Stark (Seth MacFarlane) is dumped by his beloved girlfriend Louise (Amanda Seyfried) as a result of his withdrawal from a gunfight. He prepares to leave for San Francisco, believing that the frontier holds nothing for him. Meanwhile, infamous outlaw Clinch Leatherwood (Liam Neeson) robs and kills an old prospector (Matt Clark) for a gold nugget. He orders his right-hand man Lewis (Evan Jones) to escort his wife Anna (Charlize Theron) to Old Stump to lie low while he continues his banditry. Lewis and Anna arrive in Old Stump under the guise of two siblings intending to build a farm, but Lewis is arrested after shooting the Pastor's (John Aylward) son (Dylan Kenin) in a saloon. During the ensuing brawl, Albert saves Anna from being crushed by two of the brawlers, and the two become friends. They attend a County Fair where Louise's new boyfriend, the foppish Foy (Neil Patrick Harris), challenges Albert to a shooting contest. Albert is defeated, but Anna steps up and defeats Foy. Foy insults Albert, who angrily challenges Foy to a duel in a week's time.
Prometheus
Prometheus (2012)
, 2h4
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films about computing, Monde imaginaire, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Cyberpunk films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron
Roles Meredith Vickers
Rating69% 3.4960053.4960053.4960053.4960053.496005
As a spacecraft departs a planet, a humanoid alien drinks an iridescent liquid; then dissolves. The remains of the alien cascade into a waterfall.
Snow White and the Huntsman, 2h6
Directed by Rupert Sanders
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Inspiré de l'univers des contes et légendes, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Raffey Cassidy, Sam Claflin, Izzy Meikle-Small
Roles Queen Ravenna
Rating60% 3.0480753.0480753.0480753.0480753.048075
While admiring a rose blooming in the winter, Queen Eleanor of the Kingdom of Tabor pricks her finger on one of its thorns. Three drops of blood fall onto the snow-covered ground, and she wishes for a daughter as white as the snow, with lips as red as the blood, hair as black as a raven's wings and a heart as strong and defiant as the rose. Queen Eleanor gives birth to her daughter Snow White, but then Queen Eleanor falls ill and dies. After her death, Snow White's father King Magnus and his army battle an invading Dark Army of demonic glass soldiers. Upon rescuing their prisoner Ravenna, he becomes enchanted with her beauty and marries her.
Young Adult, 1h34
Directed by Jason Reitman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry, Collette Wolfe
Roles Mavis Gary
Rating62% 3.1477353.1477353.1477353.1477353.147735
Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is a divorced, alcoholic 37-year-old ghost writer of a series of young adult novels, who is on deadline with her editor to finish the last book of the soon-to-be-cancelled series. Mavis receives an e-mail with a picture of the newborn daughter of her high school boyfriend Buddy Slade (Patrick Wilson) and his wife Beth (Elizabeth Reaser). Believing this to be a sign she and Buddy are meant to be together, Mavis leaves Minneapolis and returns to her hometown of Mercury, Minnesota, to reclaim her life with Buddy, under the pretext of overseeing a real estate deal.
Astro Boy
Astro Boy (2009)
, 1h34
Directed by David Bowers
Origin Hong kong
Genres Science fiction, Action, Animation
Themes Films set in the future, Superhero films, Robot films
Actors Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane
Roles Narrator
Rating62% 3.1488953.1488953.1488953.1488953.148895
Toby Tenma is a teenager who lives in the futuristic city-state Metro City, which floats above the polluted "Surface". Toby's father, Dr. Tenma, is a famous roboticist and head of the Ministry of Science, but has a distant relationship with his son. Dr. Tenma meets the city's obstructive leader President Stone to demonstrate a new defensive robot called the Peacekeeper. To power it, Tenma's friend Dr. Elefun unveils the Blue and Red Core, two energy spheres which have opposing positive and negative energy. Stone has the destructive Red Core placed into the Peacekeeper, causing it to go berserk, leading to Toby being disintegrated after sneaking into the room.