Super Star - Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron, born August 7, 1975 in Benoni, is a South-African model and actress of French and German descent. As a teenager, she witnessed her father being shot dead by her mom in self defense.She started her career as a model, a job she took after signing a contract in Milan, Italy. She stayed in Italy after her contract expired to pursue ballet classes, but had to cut her dancing career short due to a knee injury at the age of 19. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles and landing a minor role in a made for TV movie “Children of the Corn 3”, she went on to land roles in a number of successful movies, including “The Devil’s Advocate”, “Mighty Joe Young”, and “Cider House Rules” among others. Her fame came with her Oscar and Golden Globe winning performance in a psychological thriller “Monster”, a role that is widely recognized as one of the best female performances of all time.