Famous Hollywood Actresses Who Are Actually Africans

Charlize Theron

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Ms Theron is a South African born in Benoni, near Johannesburg. She first started as a dancer and won a contract to model for a year in Italy at 16. She later moved to New York City and then Los Angeles. A chance meeting with a casting agent happened when she was involved in a shouting exchange with a cashier who had refused to cash her cheque. She has appeared in “The Devil’s Advocate”, “North Country”, “Cider House Rules”, “Mighty Joe Young”, “Monster” and “Prometheus” among other movies. Her role in “Monster” saw her win the Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Silver Bear, and Academy Award.

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