Actress Charlize Theron was born in South Africa where she grew up on her parent’s farm until her mother lawfully killed her father in self defense. At the age of 16, Charlize began a modeling career in Europe. She later moved to New York to be a ballet dancer, but quit once her knees gave out. She then moved to Los Angeles where she was discovered by a talent agent. She has been in such feature films as Mighty Joe Young, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Prometheus. She has just finished up filming Mad Max: Fury Road which is set to be released in 2014, and is listed as one of Movie House Memories Top 20 Female Bad Asses.