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. Charlize Theron's mother was the driving force behind her career. 

Background - Born and raised on a farm outside Benoni, South Africa. 

Career Goals - Educated in ballet, Charlize has aspirations of being a prima ballerina.  She left South Africa, traveling to Europe and the United States.  In New York she joined the Joffrey Ballet.  She also worked as a model. 

Career Change - An injury to her knee ended her ballet career.  Her mother persuaded her to try to make it in the movies.  After two weeks in LA she had an agent, after eight months she had her first screen role in the Tom Hanks film, "That Thing You Do!" 

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1998 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Supporting Actress - Drams - "The Devil's Advocate"
1999 - The Astronaut's Wife .... Jillian Armacost  
1999 - The Cider House Rules .... Candy Kendall  
1998 - Mighty Joe Young  .... Jill Young 
1998 - Celebrity .... Supermodel  
1997 - The Devil's Advocate .... Mary Ann Lomax  
1997 - Trial and Error .... Billie Tyler, the Waitress  
1996 - 2 Days in the Valley .... Helga Svelgen  
1996 - Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (uncredited) .... Young Woman  
1996 - That Thing You Do! .... Tina 

TV Projects  

1997 - Hollywood Confidential .... Sally 
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. "The Yards" - 2000 release.  Cast:  Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Faye Dunaway, Robert Montano, Garry Pastore, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg. 

"Reindeer Games" - 1999 release.  Cast: Donal Logue, Ben Affleck, Dennis Farina, James Frain, Gary Sinise, Chalize Theron, Danny Trejo, Clarence Williams III. 

"Chicago: The Musical" - 2000 release.  Cast to date:  Charlize Theron. 

"Kingdom Come" - 2000 release.  Cast:  Wes Bentley, Nastassia Kinski, Peter Mullen, Sarah Polley, Charlize Theron. 

"The Legend of Bagger Vance" - 2000 release.  Cast:  Matt Damon, Joel Gretsch, Trip Hamilton, Jack Lemmo, Bruce McGill, L. Michael, Moncrief, Michael O'Neill, Lane Smith, Will Smith, Charlize Theron. 

"Navy Diver" - 2000 release.  Cast:  Cuba Gooding Jr., Robert De Niro, Aunjanue Ellis, Charlize Theron, Holt McCallany, Joshua Leonard, Dennis Troutman, Joshua Feinman, David Keith, Theo Nicholas Pagones, Ryan Honey, Michael Rapaport, David Conrad, Hal Holbrook, Powers Boothe. 

Links . Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 

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