She grew up on her parents’ farm in Benoni, near Johannesburg. Theron’s father, who suffered from alcoholism, physically attacked her mother and threatened both women while being drunk. After several months in the city, she was cast in her first film part, a non-speaking role in the direct-to-video film Children of the Corn III (1995). For this role, Theron won the Academy Award for Best Actress at the 76th Academy Awards in February 2004, as well as the SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award. The Oscar win pushed her to The Hollywood Reporter’s 2006 list of highest-paid actresses in Hollywood; earning $10,000,000 for both her subsequent films, North Country and Æon Flux, she ranked seventh, behind Halle Berry, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Renée Zellweger, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. She also received the 2005 Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance by a Human Female for her voiceover work in the Æon Flux video game.
Charlize Theron Reasserts Her Support Of Same-Sex Marriage On Piers Morgan This just makes us love her even more than we already did…if that’s even possible!Charlize Theron recently sat down with Piers Morgan for an interview on CNN, and while discussing her hesitency to get married, she also clarified that it’s a personal preference for her, and confirms that if she ever were to, it would [...] [link]