Charlize Theron

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Quotes (95)

  • Charlize: I'm sure there's a lot of aspects to my life that a lot of people wouldn't want.

  • Charlize: I am living my life in a way that if tomorrow it ended – and I hope not because I have a kid – but if it did, this was the life that I really wanted to live.

  • Charlize: (on the importance of self-worth) Being a young girl and not putting your worth into your beauty. That was not something that I was raised with. So when I left home and everybody was like, ‘Oh, you’re pretty,’ I was like, I don’t even know what that concept means.

  • Charlize: (on her growing up) I think I am who I am today because I was raised by parents who instilled certain fundamentals in me.

  • Charlize: (on her personality) I am presented as this dark person who comes from this dark past who is therefore obsessed with playing these dark people - and it couldn't be further from the truth.

  • Charlize: (on her relationship with Sean Penn) It was nice to be single and now it's nice not to be single.

  • Charlize: (on working on A Million Ways to Die in the West with Seth MacFarlane) 'd gone through like a two-year period where I wasn't really enjoying making movies anymore. And this movie really just shook me and made me realize how much I love it. I owe a lot of that to Seth.

  • Charlize: (on her co-star from A Million Ways to Die in the West, Seth MacFarlane) He's definitely the kind of person that from afar fascinates me. Then you have this opportunity to know someone, and when they don't let you down, that's such a gift. The thing you remember when you're 80 and lying on your deathbed is that. I'll remember the friendship and working with Seth on this movie.

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Trivia (96)

  • Charlize had to gain 30 pounds to play the lead in the movie Monster (2003), for which she won a Oscar.

  • In 2002, Charlize was ranked #12 Sexiest Female Movie Star by Australian Empire Magazine.

  • In 2000, Charlize was voted #4 in the list 100 Sexiest Women by FHM Taiwan.

  • Refuse the lead in blockbuster movie Pearl Harbor (2001) in order to do the movie Sweet November (2001), with Keanu Reeves.

  • In May 1999, Charlize appear in Playboy magazine, with nude pictures. The photoshot had been several years earlier, before her fame, and Charlize tried to stop the magazine from publish those photos but failled.

  • Charlize has French, Dutch, and German ancestry.

  • Charlize didn't purse a dancing career, in ballet, due to a knee injury.

  • Charlize had ballet training when she was young and did get in productions like The Nutcraker and Swan Lake.

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