||August 7, 1975
Benoni, South Africa
Did You Know?
- You can find a tiny flower tattoo on Charlize's right foot.
- Charlize is a natural blonde.
- Charlize has appeared in many magazines, including the May 1999 issue of 'Playboy.'
- When Charlize was 15, her mother shot and killed her father as he attacked her. It was self-defense and no charges were filed.
- Charlize is fluent in Afrikaans, a language of South Africa.
- Charlize left South Africa for a modeling career. She modeled in Europe and the U.S.
- After she decided she wanted to act, she moved to Los Angeles. It took only eight months until she landed her first role.
- Charlize grew up on a farm in South Africa. She had 10 dogs and her best friend, a goat named Bok.
- Charlize studied ballet at a performing arts boarding school in Johannesburg when she was nine years old. She exceled in ballet at the school.
- After Charlize moved the United States and became a model, she decided against the life of a model. Charlize enrolled in the the Joffrey Ballet School. After eight months with the company, she injured her knee which ended her dancing career.
- Her precious looks can be deceiving. Charlize loves to eat steak, gamble and smoke Marlboros.
- Charlize dated Third Eye Blind's lead singer, Stephan Jenkins, for three years.
- Charlize dates actor Stuart Townsend.
- Charlize has two cocker spaniels, Denver and Delilah.
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