As well as being a talented actress, Charlize Theron is also known for her glowing beauty. She has won an Academy Award for her work. If you want to know more about her, you should look up her roles in movies like “The Devil’s Advocate” and “The Cider House Rules.” She is very committed to her job and doesn’t think twice about giving up her glamorous image for a role that makes her look dirty or messy. Even though she was one of the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood, she agreed to play a serial killer in the movie “Monster.” The movie won her a lot of awards and accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. Success didn’t come easily for this woman, who was very talented. She was born in South Africa and had a difficult childhood. Her father, who was drunk, was shot at and killed by her mother in self-defense. Her mother told her to move to the United States and follow her dreams of becoming an actress, no matter how hard it was. When she went to a bank, she met a talent agent in a weird way. Soon, she had a small part in a movie. After a while, she started getting bigger roles and rose to fame in the late 1990s with movies that made a lot of money.
Childhood & Early Life
She was the only child of Gerda and Charles Theron. She was born in South Africa and lived there for most of her life. She has a mixed background.
Her father, an abusive alcoholic, tried to hurt her mother, so she shot and killed him in self-defense.
She went to Putfontein Primary School, then went to the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg, where she learned how to be an artist. She can speak both Afrikaans and English.
From a very young age, she was artistic and loved to dance, and she was always interested in art. In high school, she got a modeling deal and moved to Italy with her mother. She modeled all over Europe for a year.
To become a ballet dancer, she signed up for the Joffrey Ballet School. Her first love was dancing. However, she had to give up this plan because she hurt her knee. Her mother told her that she should go into acting instead.
She went to Los Angeles when she was 19 years old to try to get a job in the movie business. By chance, she met a talent agent, John Crosby, in a bank on Hollywood Blvd. He took her to meet casting agents.
In 1995, she starred in her first movie. He did not speak in a direct-to-video movie called “Children of the Corn III.” She had her first speaking role the next year in the movie “2 Days in the Valley.”
In 1997, she starred in a mystery thriller called “The Devil’s Advocate,” which was based on Andrew Neiderman’s book of the same name. It was made into a movie. The movie also had Al Pacino and Keanu Reeves in the lead roles.
When The Cider House Rules was made into a movie in 1999, she played Candy Kendall. The movie got mostly good reviews and won two Academy Awards.
She worked with Keanu Reeves again in “Sweet November” (2001), a romantic movie. The story is about a woman who is dying and a man who is in love with her.
At the time, she played Aileen Wuornos, a former prostitute who turned to murder in the 2003 movie “Monster.” This was one of her best-known roles. A lot of people liked her in the movie, and she won a lot of awards for it.
It was a movie about the life of the English comedian Peter Sellers that she starred in in 2004, called “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.” It was about his life. It was made by Stephen Hopkins.
In 2005, she played Josey Aimes in the drama film, “North Country.” She played the role of a woman who fights against sexual harassment in the mine where she works. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her part in the movie.
She made and starred in the 2008 drama film “Sleepwalking.” It’s about a 30-year-old man and his 12-year-old niece, who was left by her mother.
A drama film called “The Burning Plain” was made by Guillermo Arriaga in 2009. She played Sylvia. The film has a multi-part story that isn’t told in a straight line.
She starred in a movie called “Snow White and the Huntsman,” which was made in 2012. The movie was a big hit with the public, even though it didn’t get very good reviews from critics.
She is best known for that role when she played Aileen Wuornos in the crime thriller “Monster.” This is how it worked: The beautiful actress took off her glamorous clothes to play a cold-blooded killer in a very convincing way.
Awards & Achievements
For her performance as Aileen Wuornos in the movie “Monster,” she won the Best Actress Award at the Academy Awards in 2003. As a lead actress, she also won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress.
Personal Life & Legacy
He was adopted by her in 2010. She has a son, Jackson, who was born in 2010.
It was in the past when she had relationships with Craig Bierko, Stephen Jenkins, and Stuart Townsend, but now she is single again.
She helps out with a lot of different charities. This is what she did in 2007 when she started the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP). She wanted to help African youth fight HIV/AIDS.