• Charlize  Theron

    Charlize Theron Awards

    Born on August 7th, 1975

    From Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot's five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2015)
Nominated
Best Lead Actress
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Young Adult

Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is a successful writer of teen literature who returns to her hometown with a dual mission: to relive her glory days and steal away her now-married high-school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). However, her mission does not go exactly to plan, and she finds her homecoming more problematic than she expected. Instead, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt), who has also found it difficult to move past high school.

Golden Globe (2011)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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North Country

Single mother Josey Aimes (Charlize Theron) is part of a group of the first women to work at a local iron mine in Minnesota. Offended that they have to work with women, male workers at Eveleth Mines lash out at them and subject them to sexual harassment. Appalled by the constant stream of insults, sexually explicit language and physical abuse, Josey -- despite being cautioned against it by family and friends -- files a historic sexual harassment lawsuit.

Golden Globe (2006)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

A biographical film about Peter Sellers' turbulent rise from popular BBC radio performer to one of the world's most gifted comedic actors. Propelled by an overly possessive mother, Sellers struggled to reconcile his relationship with women, his celebrity status and his many selves.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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Monster

Shortly after moving to Florida, longtime prostitute Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron) meets young and reserved Selby Wall (Christina Ricci) and a romance blossoms. When a john (Lee Tergesen) attempts to brutalize Aileen, she kills him and resolves to give up prostitution. But supporting herself and her new girlfriend through legitimate means proves extremely difficult, and she soon falls back on old ways. More johns die, and Selby can't help but think her new friend is responsible.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2004)
Won
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Won
Actress in a Leading Role
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The Cider House Rules

The film follows the life of Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), a precocious orphan who leaves his lifelong home and his loving tutor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine) to explore the world. While Homer struggles to make a life for himself on his own, he must make monumental decisions that will change the course of his future and deeply affect the lives of those around him.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture