Charlize Theron, aged 43, enters the list of 32 personalities who have received the American Cinematheque Award. The actress will be rewarded in recognition of her contribution to cinema in a gala that will be held at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles on November 8.
“Charlize Theron has a significant contribution to cinematic art, surpassing the obsolescence of what an actress or producer can do,” said Cinematheque President Rick Nicita. The actress was the unanimous choice of the selection committee of Cinematheque.
Among the 32 actors and filmmakers rewarded with the American Cinematheque Award are Robin Williams, Steven Spielberg, Sean Connery, Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Nicole Kidman, Al Pacino, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, and Bradley Cooper.
Charlize Theron is the winner of an Oscar for “Monster” (2004) and has starring roles such as “Head in the Clouds” (2004), “I, Peter Sellers” (2004), “Aeon Flux” (2005) and “Hancock” (2009). The actress starred alongside Viggo Mortensen in “The Road,” an SF drama directed by John Hillcoat, and could be seen on the big screens in the romantic comedy “Young Adult / Young Adult” (2011). She also starred in “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” in 2014, and in 2015 in Dark Places and Mad Max: Fury Road, which won six Academy Awards.
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