was born August 7, 1975 in the small town of Benoni in South Africa. Her parents owned a small farm, as well as companies to build roads. The prospect to breed cows that are not very happy with small Charlize
, . and she decided to do everything possible, . to avoid this fate - the age of 6 she started dancing and soon became seriously thinking about a career in ballet - at the age of 13 years, Theron
moved to a ballet school in Johannesburg, . that opens up great horizons.,
. Triumphed in the 16 years of competition models to participate in which it decided on the advice of his mother, Theron
decided to change the time on the scope of its activities and went to Italy to try it yourself in a new capacity
. But a year later Charlize
realized he did not want to be perceived only as a nice dummy and decided to return to his first passion - ballet, enrolling in a prestigious dance school in New York. But her dreams were dashed, though - the knee injury ended her ballet career, depriving Charlize
most important thing in her life
. Not being able to doing things you love, . depressed Charlize
went to Hollywood: She noticed it quite by accident - one, . when a bank employee refused to give her money, . she slapped him "scene", . witnessed by the agent, . dealing with talent (discovered in his time as Rene Russo and John Hart),
. With no other options, and without a penny in my pocket, Charlize
had no choice but to accept the proposal to begin an acting career. For a start it is true, had for some time to fix it's South African accent, but soon she had got her first job - "Two Days in the Valley" / 2 Days in the Valley /. Following this, Charlize
took part in the audition for the role in the new Tom Hanks film "That, . what are you doing! "/ That Thing You Do! / and was chosen them from among the other contestants - and even then it went to only a small role, . This was a good start,
After one more minor role in the judicial tape "process and the error" / Trial and Error /, Charlize
has finally joined the company of stars, starring with Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino in the mystical "Devil's Advocate". After the ribbon on the actress was showered with offers from film studios - in 1998 she won her first major role in the Disney tape "Mighty Joe Young" / Mighty Joe Young /; in 1999 co-starred with Johnny Depp in a failed fiction drama "The Astronaut's Wife" / The Astronaut's Wife / (her game was received fairly cool by most critics), . and extended for an Oscar for the 7 nominations "Rules of winemakers" / The Cider House Rules /,
. But the actress nor the nomination or statuette itself did not got (but got his deserved Oscar Michael Caine). But at the moment academy was not noted for its attention a young actress - in the asset it has so far only a few minor awards nominations, almost none of whom turned out to Charlize
. Although, . If we put aside personal predilections, . then, . can say, . that Oscar worthy work on the account for Theron
has not been: "Gambling" by John Frankenheimer fell short of expectations (despite a very good cast, . including Ben Affleck, . Gary Sinise and Dennis Farina),
. In the "yards", they are counting on Mark Wahlberg and Joaquin Phoenix, . in "Men of Honor" Theron
once again remained in the shadows, . This time De Niro and Cuba Guddinga Jr., . in "The Legend Bagher Vansa" / The Legend of Bagger Vance / complement the game Will Smith and Matt Damon: A "Sweet November" / Sweet November /, . which Theron
again met with Keanu Reeves, . proved to be too "sweet", . to do to deserve the attention of critics,
FACTS: Charlize Theron
loves meat, carpaccio with Parmesan cheese, bread and garlic oil. She smokes and respects "Kravavuyu Mary.
. Dedication and perseverance in Charlize
mother: killing her husband, the owner of a bankrupt road construction company, she took over a year later the business became profitable.
's mother lives in Los Angeles in a ten minute walk from her daughter.
. Favorite actor Charlize Theron
- Tom Hanks.
. Early in his career by Theron
was a big problem - a South African accent
. Some time the actress had to live with permanently connected TV.
Films, in which Charlize
removed, critics called the airborne. "Wife astronaut" and "Sweet November" is most often shown during flights.
dreams of becoming a producer.
. Sweet November
. / Sweet November, 2001
. Legend of Beggere Vincennes
. / The Legend of Bagger Vance, 2000
. Men of Honor
. / Men Of Honor, 2000
. / Yards, The, 2000
. / Reindeer Games, 2000
. The Cider House Rules
. / Cider House Rules, The, 1999
. The Astronaut's Wife
. / Astronaut's Wife, The, 1999
. Mighty Joe Young
. / Mighty Joe Young, 1998
. The Devil's Advocate
. / Devil's Advocate, The, 1997
. What are you doing
. / That Thing You Do, 1996
. Two Days in the Valley
. / Two Days In The Valley, 1996
. Charlize Theron: All about the actress.