Charlize Theron was born in Benoni South Africa in 1975. As a child Charlize wanted to be in ballet but a knee injury at age 15 ended her dream. Instead she did some modeling and then decided to move to LA to pursue a career in acting. She made a brief appearance in Children of the Corn III and has since been in movies like Reindeer games, Mighty Joe Young, Hancock, and the Astronaut’s Wife to name just a couple. One role that got her big attention was in the movie “Monster” where she took on the role of a crazy man killer. Charlize is currently working on the sets of a few other movies.