Charlize Theron filmography

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A photograph of Theron attending the 2012 WonderCon
Theron promoting Prometheus at the 2012 WonderCon

Charlize Theron is a South African-born American actress who made her film debut in an uncredited role as a follower of a cult in the 1995 horror film Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest.[1][2] Theron followed this with appearances as a hitwoman in 2 Days in the Valley,[3] a waitress in the romantic comedy Trial and Error (1997),[4] and a woman suffering with schizophrenia in the mystery thriller The Devil's Advocate (1997) with Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino.[5] She appeared in the science fiction thriller The Astronaut's Wife with Johnny Depp, and Lasse Hallström's The Cider House Rules (both in 1999). For her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the crime drama Monster (2003), Theron received the Academy Award for Best Actress,[6] the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama,[7] and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.[8] The following year, she played Swedish entertainer Britt Ekland in the biographical film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers.

Theron played the eponymous rebel assassin in the science fiction action film Æon Flux[9] and a miner fighting sexual harassment in the drama North Country (both in 2005).[10] The latter role earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the Academy Awards[11] and the BAFTAs.[12] Three years later, Theron starred in the superhero film Hancock with Will Smith. The film grossed over $624 million at the worldwide box office. She received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as an alcoholic writer in the comedy-drama Young Adult (2011).[13][14] The following year, Theron appeared in the action adventure film Snow White and the Huntsman and Ridley Scott's science fiction film Prometheus. In 2015, she played rebel soldier Imperator Furiosa in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.[15] Two years later Theron appeared as a cyberterrorist in the action film The Fate of the Furious which grossed over $1 billion at the worldwide box office—her highest grossing as of May 2017.[16]

Film

Year Title Role Director(s) Notes Ref(s)
1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest Eli's follower James D. R. Hickox Uncredited
Direct-to-video release
[2]
[17]
1996 2 Days in the Valley Helga Svelgen John Herzfeld [18]
[19]
That Thing You Do! Tina Powers Tom Hanks [20]
[21]
1997 Trial and Error Billie Tyler Jonathan Lynn [4]
The Devil's Advocate Mary Ann Lomax Taylor Hackford [22]
1998 Celebrity Supermodel Woody Allen [23]
Mighty Joe Young Jill Young Ron Underwood [22]
1999 The Astronaut's Wife Jillian Armacost Rand Ravich [24]
The Cider House Rules Candy Kendall Lasse Hallström [22]
2000 Reindeer Games Ashley Mercer John Frankenheimer [25]
[21]
The Yards Erica Stoltz James Gray [22]
Men of Honor Gwen Sunday George Tillman, Jr. [26]
The Legend of Bagger Vance Adele Invergordon Robert Redford [22]
2001 Sweet November Sara Deever Pat O'Connor [22]
15 Minutes Rose Hearn John Herzfeld [27]
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Laura Kensington Woody Allen [22]
2002 Trapped Karen Jennings Luis Mandoki [28]
Waking Up in Reno Candy Kirkendall Jordan Brady [29]
2003 The Italian Job Stella Bridger F. Gary Gray [22]
Monster Aileen Wuornos Patty Jenkins Also producer [30]
2004 Head in the Clouds Gilda Bessé John Duigan [22]
2005 North Country Josey Aimes Niki Caro [22]
Æon Flux Æon Flux Karyn Kusama [31]
2006 East of Havana Jauretsi Saizarbitoria
Emilia Menocal
Producer
Documentary
[32]
[33]
2007 In the Valley of Elah Det. Emily Sanders Paul Haggis [22]
Battle in Seattle Ella Stuart Townsend [22]
[34]
2008 Sleepwalking Joleen Reedy William Maher Also producer [35]
Hancock Mary Embrey Peter Berg [22]
The Burning Plain Sylvia Guillermo Arriaga Also executive producer [22]
[36]
2009 The Road Wife John Hillcoat [22]
Astro Boy Narrator David Bowers Voice only [22]
2011 Young Adult Mavis Gary Jason Reitman [22]
2012 Snow White and the Huntsman Queen Ravenna Rupert Sanders Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Hissy Fit
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
Nominated — People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
[37]
Prometheus Meredith Vickers Ridley Scott [38]
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Anna Seth MacFarlane [22]
2015 Dark Places Libby Day Gilles Paquet-Brenner Also producer [39]
Mad Max: Fury Road Imperator Furiosa George Miller [40]
2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War Queen Ravenna Cedric Nicolas-Troyan Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Sci–Fi/Fantasy
Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
Nominated — Kids Choice Award for Favorite Villain
Nominated — Kids Choice Award for Favorite Frenemies (with Emily Blunt)
[41]
The Last Face Wren Petersen Sean Penn [42]
Kubo and the Two Strings Monkey
Sariatu
Travis Knight Voice only [43]
[44]
Brain on Fire Gerard Barrett Producer [45]
2017 Atomic Blonde Lorraine Broughton David Leitch Also producer [46]
The Fate of the Furious Cipher F. Gary Gray Nominated — Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain [47]
2018 Tully Marlo Moreau Reitman, JasonJason Reitman Also producer [48]
Gringo Markinson, ElaineElaine Markinson Edgerton, NashNash Edgerton [49]
2019 FlarskyFilms that have not yet been released TBA Levine, JonathanJonathan Levine In post-production
Also producer
[50]
The Addams FamilyFilms that have not yet been released Morticia Addams Vernon, ConradConrad Vernon Voice only
In post-production
[51]
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released

Television

Title Year Role(s) Channel Notes Ref(s)
Hollywood Confidential 1997 Sally Bowen UPN Television film [52]
Saturday Night Live 2000 Host NBC Episode: "Charlize Theron / Paul Simon" [53]
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 2004 Ekland, BrittBritt Ekland HBO Television film [54]
Arrested Development 2005 Rita Leeds FOX 5 episodes [55]
Robot Chicken 2006 Daniel's Mother / Mother / Waitress Adult Swim Episode: "Book of Corrine"
Voice only
[56]
Top Chef 2012 Herself/Guest Judge Bravo 1 Episode
Hatfields & McCoys 2013 NBC Executive producer
Television pilot
[57]
Saturday Night Live 2014 Host Episode: "Charlize Theron / The Black Keys" [58]
Girlboss 2017 Netflix Executive producer [59]
Mindhunter [60]
The Orville Lavesque, PriaPria Lavesque FOX Episode: "Pria" [61]

Video game

Title Year Role Notes Ref(s)
Æon Flux 2005 Æon Flux Based on the film of the same name [62]

Web

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis Herself [63]
2012 Charlize Theron Got Hacked [64]
2017 10 Ways To Drive Him Wild (ft. Charlize Theron) [65]

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External links

  • Charlize Theron filmography on IMDb
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