Headlines
Charlize Theron not engaged to Sean Penn 'yet'

Charlize Theron not engaged to Sean Penn 'yet'

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Charlize Theron and Sean Penn don't have plans to tie the knot for the moment.
Veronica Linares
Sean Penn will direct Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem in 'The Last Face'

Sean Penn will direct Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem in 'The Last Face'

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Sean Penn will direct Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem in his upcoming film, "The Last Face."
Annie Martin
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
Charlize Theron moves in with Sean Penn

Charlize Theron moves in with Sean Penn

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Charlize Theron and Sean Penn are already thinking about getting married.
Veronica Linares
Charlize Theron's son cuddles with Sean Penn during beach getaway

Charlize Theron's son cuddles with Sean Penn during beach getaway

MALIBU, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Sean Penn was photographed lovingly holding Charlize Theron's 2-year-old son Jackson as the trio spent a day on a beach in Malibu, Calif. on Saturday.
Veronica Linares
Sean Penn calls Charlize Theron 'a keeper,' according to Piers Morgan

Sean Penn calls Charlize Theron 'a keeper,' according to Piers Morgan

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Piers Morgan spoke to Charlize Theron and Sean Penn at their first public appearance together.
Kate Stanton
Charlize Theron, Sean Penn spend holidays in Hawaii

Charlize Theron, Sean Penn spend holidays in Hawaii

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Charlize Theron and Sean Penn rang in the New Year together in Hawaii.
Veronica Linares
Charlize Theron, Morgan Freeman, Idris Elba remember Nelson Mandela

Charlize Theron, Morgan Freeman, Idris Elba remember Nelson Mandela

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Idris Elba, charged with portraying Nelson Mandela in the upcoming film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" said he was told of the South African hero's passing while he was at the film's Royal premiere in London Thursday.
Gabrielle Levy
Charlize Theron recovering from neck surgery

Charlize Theron recovering from neck surgery

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- South African-born actress Charlize Theron is recovering from surgery to treat an old neck injury, UsMagazine.com reported Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
By United Press International

Colin Firth, Emily Blunt deny roles in 'Murder Mystery'

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- The agency for Colin Firth and Emily Blunt denied Friday the British actors were signed to be in a European comedy whodunit film called "Murder Mystery."

UPI NewsTrack Entertainment News

'Argo,' Lee, Lawrence, Hathaway win top Oscars ... Christina Applegate and Martyn LeNoble get married ... Channing Tatum's wife to give birth in London ... Oprah appears in Kimmel's star-studded trailer for faux 'Movie: The Movie 2V' sequel ... News from United Press International.
Channing Tatum's wife to give birth in London

Channing Tatum's wife to give birth in London

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood film star Channing Tatum says his wife, actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum, will likely give birth to their first child in London this summer.
People in the news

People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
By United Press International
Chastain, Jackson set for Kimmel's 'Movie: The Movie' sequel trailer

Chastain, Jackson set for Kimmel's 'Movie: The Movie' sequel trailer

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain and Samuel L. Jackson will appear in the trailer for Jimmy Kimmel's mock Hollywood sequel "Movie: The Movie Twovie," ABC said.
Prev
Page 1 of 13
Photos
33 of 34
Wiki

Charlize Theron ( /ʃɑrˈliːs ˈθɛrən/; born 7 August 1975) is a South African actress, film producer and former fashion model.

She 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. She 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 South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. She received another Academy Award nomination for her performance in North Country.

Theron was born in Benoni, Gauteng Province, South Africa, the only child of Gerda Jacoba Aletta (née Maritz; born 27 January 1953) and Charles Jacobus Theron (27 November 1947 – 21 June 1991). Her 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-great uncle. "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". She changed the pronunciation when she moved to the US.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Charlize Theron."
x
Feedback