CHARLIZE GOES ATOMIC
Oscar winner Charlize Theron explodes into action in the thriller Atomic Blonde, in theaters July 28, as a lethal British assassin sent to Berlin during the Cold War on a daring mission. Here are five facts about the South African– born actress, 41.
She grew up on a farm with a “best friend” named Bok—her pet goat.
“Really nerdy glasses” made her the target of bullies in school.
She pursued a ballet career but quit after a knee injury.
Will Smith accidentally punched her in the face on the set of 2000’s The Legend of Bagger
Vance while showing off his moves for his next film, 2001’ s Ali.
She struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder.