Thursday, March 17, 2011

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron born 7 August 1975 is a South African actress, film producer and former fashion model. Charlize Theron rose to fame in the late 1990s following her roles in 2 Days in the Valley, Mighty Joe Young, The Devil's Advocate and The Cider House Rules.

Charlize Theron received critical acclaim and an Academy Award for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the film Monster, for which she became the first African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. Charlize Theron received another Academy Award nomination for her performance in North Country.
Charlize Theron sexy actress gallery
Charlize Theron sexy actress gallery
Charlize Theron sexy actress gallery
Charlize Theron sexy actress gallery
Charlize Theron mother is of German descent and her father was of Occitan and Dutch ancestry; Theron is descended from early Huguenot settlers, and Boer War figure Daniel Theron was her great-grandfather's brother. "Theron" is an Occitan surname (originally spelled Théron) pronounced in Afrikaans as "Tronn", although she has said that the way it is pronounced in South Africa is "Thrown". changed the pronunciation when she moved to the U.S.

Although fluent in English, her first language is Afrikaans.She grew up on her parents' farm in Benoni, near Johannesburg. Her father died on 21 June 1991, after he was shot by Theron's mother. Theron's father, who suffered from alcoholism, physically attacked her mother and threatened both women while being drunk. The shooting was legally adjudged to have been self-defence and her mother faced no charges.

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