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Charlize was born on August 7th, 1975. Known to her close friends as Charlie, she has been a credited actor since the 1996 film That Thing You Do!.
Charlize Theron is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in eight films including the 2011 comedy film Young Adult as the character Mavis Gary, the 2009 action movie Astro Boy playing 'Our Friends' Narrator and the 2008 crime release The Burning Plain cast as Sylvia.
Charlize has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in fourteen films including: the 2014 comedy film A Million Ways to Die in the West as the character Anna, the 2012 adventure movie Prometheus playing Meredith Vickers and the 2012 action release Snow White and the Huntsman cast as Ravenna.
Charlize Theron has earned salaries up to $10,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 action film Hancock, which brought in $228,000,000 at the box office.
Charlize is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least fifty-nine magazines, captured in more than thirty-eight pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-four publications and featured in forty-five magazine articles.
As an actor Charlize Theron has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Aileen Wuornos in the 2003 film Monster. Charlize Theron was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Josey Aimes in the 2005 movie North Country .