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Five Fun Facts About 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Actress Charlize Theron

5/31/2012 5:04pm EDT
Charlize Theron in Snow White and the Huntsman
On Friday, June 1st, “Snow White and the Huntsman” starring Kristen Stewart as Snow and Charlize Theron as Queen Ravenna opens across the country. What better time than a sleepy Thursday to stop and acknowledge the awesomeness that is Charlize Theron with Five Fun Facts about her?

1) Her original plan for fame was to become a dancer but after years of wear and tear on her legs, particularly her knees, she decided acting was probably the better route for her to travel to show business.

2) (This one isn’t exactly “fun”) When Theron was 15 years old her mother shot and killed her fath...

Charlize Theron: 'I Had No Teeth Until I Was 11'

5/16/2012 11:27am EDT
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron was left with "fangs" as a child after several rounds of antibiotics rotted her teeth.

The Monster actress is hailed as one of Hollywood's greatest beauties, but admits she was far from attractive as a child after she was struck down with jaundice.

Doctors put her on so many drugs to try and combat the condition; her baby teeth fell out and left her with a gummy smile.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "My early childhood was quite devastating. I had no teeth until I was 11. I had these fangs because I had jaundice when I was a kid and I was put on so many antibiotics that ...

Charlize Theron's 'Kinky Sex Tape' Leaked Online

4/2/2012 11:36am EDT
Charlize Theron
New mom Charlize Theron has stunned fans after filming a kinky 'sex tape' with two men decked out in bondage gear.

The Oscar-winning actress donned a lacy night gown for the fake clip, which she shot as a parody of stars such as Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton who have had their X-rated home movies leaked online.

In the prank video for the Funny or Die website, Theron shows off her comedy chops by ordering her leather-clad 'slaves' to dance and cry out for her.

Speaking into the camera, she jokes, "Oh my God, I'm so nervous. I've never made a sex tape before. I hope nobody sees this t...

Charlize Theron To Receive CinemaCon's Decade of Achievement Award

3/30/2012 9:05am EDT
Charlize Theron
Oscar winner Charlize Theron is set to be feted for her decade of film achievements at an upcoming Las Vegas convention of theatre owners.

The actress shot to fame in the 1990s with roles in The Devil's Advocate and The Cider House Rules, before scooping an Academy Award for Monster in 2003, becoming the first South African to win an Oscar in a major acting category.

Now, she's set to be singled out for her stellar career when she receives the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film Award at CinemaCon on April 26th.

CinemaCon general manager Mitch Neuhauser says, "Over the past de...

Charlize Theron Honored For Human Rights Advocacy Work

3/19/2012 9:06am EDT
Charlize Theron
New mom Charlize Theron was honored for her advocacy work at a human rights event in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The Monster star has long campaigned for equal rights in the gay community, and always insisted she will not wed until marriages between same-sex partners is made legal in all American states.

Her advocacy work earned her the Ally for Equality Award at the Human Rights Campaign gala, and she was handed the honor at the Ritz Carlton hotel by her Prometheus co-star Michael Fassbender.

Theron told the crowd, "Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It's about so...

Leonardo DiCaprio Transforms Into An Old Man For 'J. Edgar'

10/27/2011 1:00pm EDT
J. Edgar
Director Clint Eastwood delves into the personal life of J. Edgar Hoover with the biopic "J. Edgar," starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the controversial FBI director.

It's a common occurrence for actors to receive Academy Award nominations for their on-screen transformations. Nicole Kidman changed her nose and won Best Actress for "The Hours" in 2000, and Charlize Theron also altered her appearance for "Monster" and won in 2003. Will Leo be next?

Leo has been nominated for three Oscars for his roles in "Blood Diamond" (2007), "The Aviator" (2005) and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" (1994).


Charlize Theron: 'I Want A Baby'

8/26/2011 11:17am EDT
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is so desperate to become a mother she's considering adoption.

The Monster star, who split from longtime boyfriend Stuart Townsend last year, reportedly broke up with Ryan Reynolds earlier this month.

However, despite her single status, Theron is eager to start a family.

She tells Germany's In Touch magazine, "I want a baby. If it would happen tomorrow I would be very happy."

And the actress admits she may even go down the adoption route to fulfill her desire, adding: "Why not? I'm open to everything in life."

Charlize Theron Enjoys Royal Encounter At Prince Harry's Polo Match

5/9/2011 10:30pm EDT
Charlize Theron
Actress Charlize Theron had a royal encounter over the weekend when she met Prince Harry at a charity polo match in England.

The British royal showed off his sporting skills on Sunday by taking part in the Audi Challenge Polo Cup at Coworth Park, Ascot. The 26 year old played for team Sentebale, named after the children's charity he founded in Lesotho, as they faced off against team Audi.

Monster actress Theron was among the onlookers cheering on the players, and she was snapped enjoying a brief chat with the Prince during a break in the match.

The pair is sure to have had a lot to talk ...

Julia Roberts Confirmed For 'Snow White' Witch Role

2/9/2011 1:08pm EST
Julia Roberts
A producer behind one of the upcoming Snow White movies has confirmed Julia Roberts is on board to play the fairy tale maiden's evil stepmother.

It was rumored earlier this month that film bosses behind The Brothers Grimm: Snow White were eager for Roberts to play the wicked queen in the movie.

Now, producer Ryan Kavanaugh has revealed Roberts has signed up to play the mirror-questioning queen.

He says, "Julia was our first and only choice to play the queen. She is an icon. We know that she will make this role her own in a way that no one else could."

Roberts will have to rival Char...

5 Movies Guys Shouldn't Watch

6/24/2010 9:06am EDT
Thelma & Louise
It’s easy to pick out movies that don’t particularly sit well with many American men. Cue the Chick Flicks. Beaches. Steel Magnolias. Waiting to Exhale. Anything with Meg Ryan. But some movies just flat out scare the bejesus out of men. Here are five movies that do just that, and possibly more.

Fatal Attraction: The premise: Man (Michael Douglas), although happily married, begins an affair with Other Woman (Glenn Close). Other Woman falls desperately in love with Man. Man is then turned off and tries to end affair. Other Woman says, “Oh hells no!” and turns into Psycho Chick. Psycho Chick ...

Sandra Bullock, Kate Winslet Victims Of 'Best Actress' Oscar Curse? (Video)

3/19/2010 12:20am EDT
Oscar Curse
The latest news about Sandra Bullock's husband, Jesse James, allegedly cheating on her and the recent revelation that Kate Winslet is splitting from her husband, director Sam Mendes, leads us to believe that perhaps their recent Best Actress Oscar wins have something to do with it.

Yes folks, it appears that an 'Oscar Curse' has been running wild in Hollywood for the last decade. The curse appears to have begun in 2001, when Julia Roberts won the award for her performance in "Erin Brockovich". Shortly after her win (although not married to each other) she dumped boyfriend Benjamin Bratt.


Literary Characters=Oscar Love

3/19/2009 10:28am EDT
The Edge Of Love
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a long history of awarding actors who portray real people. For example: Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles (Ray), Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos (Monster), Hilary Swank as Brandon Teena (Boys Don't Cry), Forest Whitaker as Idi Amin (The Last King Of Scotland), Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II (The Queen), and most recently Sean Penn as Harvey Milk (Milk).

Lesser recognized is the Academy's favor for actors who play literary figures or exist in their spheres. It's quite possible the stars of the recently released The Edge of Love, the st...

Witches, Werewolves And Warlocks Invade ABC Family's Ninth Annual '13 Nights Of Halloween'

10/17/2007 8:00pm EDT
13 Nights of Halloween
ABC Family has a frightful line-up of new programming for its ninth annual '13 Nights of Halloween' programming event. The new ABC Family original movie "Nature of the Beast" and the basic cable premieres of "An American Haunting" and "Boogeyman" will join other Halloween themed programming airing the 13 nights leading up to Halloween (October 19 - October 31).

ABC Family's new original movie "Nature of the Beast," premiering Sunday, October 21 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT) is a darkly wicked tale of one happy couple's road to wedded bliss. Julia and Rich are in the throes of planning the...

Could Charlize Theron Play Anna Nicole Smith In Biopic?

2/15/2007 10:36am EST
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron has been tipped to play Anna Nicole Smith in a film about her life. The actress is movie bosses' first choice to star as the Playboy Playmate who married an 89-year-old oil billionaire and died aged just 39 last week.

A source revealed: "You couldn't make up a life story like Anna's. Studios are falling over themselves to pay tribute to an incredible woman. There are a number of actresses earmarked to play Anna, with Charlize the favorite."

This won't be the first time the 31-year-old South African has played a controversial real-life character. Charlize won an Osc...

Charlize Theron Blames Breasts on Lack of Action Roles

2/1/2006 9:34am EST
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron says her small boobs stop her from filming more action movies. The sexy actress claims her small chest puts off directors from casting her in action-heavy movies because they cannot shoot the obligatory boob bouncing scenes.

However, the 30-year-old beauty's small bust didn't stop her making stunt-packed movie 'Aeon Flux'. She told Empire magazine: "I knew it wouldn't just be running around with big t**s and kicking things. I'm not good at that.

"I haven't got any."

Meanwhile, Charlize says winning another Oscar would make her a "greedy bitch". The stunning st...

Charlize Theron Happy Not Married

10/13/2005 10:25am EDT
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron has no intention of getting married - and is happy being single. The 'Monster' star, who was bridesmaid at her mother's wedding last weekend, said although she has no plans to tie the knot with boyfriend of five years, actor Stuart Townsend, she is madly in love. The 30-year-old said at the premiere of new movie 'North Country': "I'm happy for people who want to get married. But it's not my thing." Charlize's newly-married mum fatally shot her alcoholic father when he threatened the family in a drunken rage in 1990. Last month Charlize told Oprah Winfrey on her TV chat show...