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Happy Birthday Charlize Theron!

Happy Birthday Charlize Theron! One of Charlize’s early film roles was as Helga Svelgen in the crime film, 2 Days in the Valley (1996). She had a cameo role in Tom Hanks’ film That Thing You Do! (1996). Charlize played Mary Ann Lomax, the wife of Keanu Reeves’ character, in The Devil’s Advocate (1997). I think I took notice of her as Jill Young in the remake of Mighty Joe Young (1998). She plays Jillian Armacost in The Astronaut’s Wife (1999). Charlize was in the drama The Cider House Rules (1999) playing Candy Kendall. She was in the action film, The Italian Job (2008) playing Stella Bridger. Her most distinguished role was as serial killer, Aileen Wuoronos, in Monster (2003), directed by Patty Jenkins. Charlize had the lead role in the live action adaptation of the sci fi animated series, Aeon Flux (2005).

She played the ex-wife of Will Smith’s character with powers of her own in Hancock (2008). Charlize had a part as The Woman in the adaptation of the apocalyptic novel The Road (2009). She played the washed up fiction writer, Mavis Gary, in Young Adult (2011) from writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman. She was the mission director, Meredith Vickers, in the sci fi film Prometheus (2012). Next, she played the evil queen, Ravenna, in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012). Charlize produced and starred in Dark Places (2015) based on the Gillian Flynn novel.  One of her sensational roles was as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). She returned as Ravenna in 2016’s The Huntsman: Winter’s War. A brilliant part was voicing Monkey in the alike animated film, Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), directed by Travis Knight. She played spy, Lorraine Broughton, in Atomic Blonde (2017). Then, Charlize played the manipulative villain, Cipher, in The Fate of the Furious (2017). She worked again with Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody in Tully (2018). Charlize also starred in this year’s comedy, Gringo, playing the co-head of Promethium Pharmaceuticals. Happy Birthday Charlize Theron!


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