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Charlize Theron Trivia
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- Famous as : Actress
- Birth Name : -
- Birth Date : August 07, 1975
- Birth Place : Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
- Spouse : -
- Claim to Fame : As Aileen Wuornos in "Monster" (2003)
- Included in People magazine's annual list of Best Dressed Women of 2008.
- Was out of town when burglars broke into her pad in California's Hollywood Hills in early December 2007.
- In Touch Magazine credited her legs as the Best Legs in Hollywood, thanks to her ballerina background which does help shaping her long legs (January 2007).
- Has at the 17th annual GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards, held April 8, 2006 in Hollywood, been honored for increasing "visibility and understanding".
- Named by Esquire Magazine as its Sexiest Woman Alive in October 2007.
- Graced the cover of Vogue Magazine's October 2007 issue.
- Signed as the new celebrity spokesmodel for Italian luxury watch and jewelery brand Breil Milano (September 2007).
- Ranked 9th on Maxim.com's list of Sexiest Movie Assassins for her portrayal in the 2005 "Aeon Flux" (April 2007).
- Ranked 7th on the Hollywood Reporter's 5th annual list of Highest-Paid Actresses, earning as much as $10 million per movie (November 2006).
- Chosen as the World's 5th Most Beautiful Woman in the June 2006 poll conducted by the UK magazine Eve.
- Was included in People Magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful People in 2000.
- Was approached by John Crosby at a bank after he witnessed her throwing a tantrum to a bank teller for rejecting her check.
- Has two cocker spaniels named Denver and Delilah, also a goat called Bok.
- Was the first artist that signed on to be a presenter at the 77th Annual Academy Awards held in 2005.
- Appeared as the cover of Entertainment Weekly on its issue of October 28, 2005.
- Injured her neck in the set of "Aeon Flux" (2005) in 2004 after slipped in doing a backflip somersault so that she had to undergo physiotheraphy for three hours a day.
- Was the first African citizen to be nominated at the Academy Awards along with Djimon Hounsou.
- Became the second actress after Kim Basinger to be granted an Oscar after posing nude in the Playboy Magazine. She appeared in its May 1999 issue.
- Had to freckle her clear complexion, apply a set of crooked teeth, and eat a lot of potato chips to add more 30 pounds in her weight to play Aileen Wuornos in "Monster" (2003).
- Was mentioned as the 12th Sexiest Female Movie Star by Australian Empire Magazine in September 2002.
- Was placed on the 4th rank of 100 Sexiest Women list compiled by FHM Taiwan in 2001.
- Refused to play the female lead in "Pearl Harbor" (2001) to star in "Sweet November" (2001).
- Lost to Elizabeth Berkley in the audition for "Showgirls" (1995).
- Met Stephen Jenkins for the first time at one of Third Eye Blind's shows at Hawaii's Hard Rock Cafe in 1997.
- Learned English through American TV shows.
- Developed a crush on Tom Hanks after watching "Splash" (1984).
- Her favorite school subject is English.
- Underwent hypnotherapy to quit her smoking habit.
- Once dyed her hair pink to look like her favorite singer, Cyndi Lauper, during her childhood.
- Has a tattoo of a tiny flower on her right foot.
- Her dream job before pursuing a career in acting was to be a broadcast journalist.
- Has a nickname of Charlie.
- Is named after her father, Charles Theron.
- Found it hard to stop laughing when doing a lesbian kissing scene in "Monster" (2003) since her fake teeth kept falling out.