Charline dating in the dark
There was not much for a young actress or dancer to do in South Africa, so she soon traveled to Europe and the United States, where she got job at the Joffrey Ballet in New York. However, an injured knee put a halt to her dancing career.
In 1994, her mother bought her a one-way ticket to Los Angeles, and Charlize started visiting all of the agents on Hollywood Boulevard, but without any luck.
She made a scene and an agent gave her his card, in exchange for learning American English, which she did by watching soap operas on television.Since then, she has starred in movies like L'avvocato del diavolo (1997), Il grande Joe (1998), Le regole della casa del sidro (1999), La leggenda di Bagger Vance (2000) and The Italian Job (2003).On February 29, 2004, she won her first Academy Award, for her performance in Monster (2003).They include, among others: Mary-Kate Olsen; Nicky Hilton Rothschild; Mandy Moore; Renée Zellweger; Christina Aguilera, Melinda Messenger and Ashlee Simpson.
After winning her Oscar, she returned to great celebrations in her native South Africa, and she even met former South African President Nelson Mandela.When he praised her for putting their country on the map and gave her a hug, Theron broke into tears (she was guest of honor at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg on March 11, 2004).