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Oscar winner Charlize Theron received a career tribute from her famous peers at the 33rd American Cinematheque Award Presentation in Beverly Hills on Friday.

Two of the South African 44-year-old's former co-stars - Long Shot's Seth Rogen and Gringo's David Oyelowo - dropped to one knee in reverence as they posed with her trophy.

For the esteemed honor, the Addams Family actress vamped it up in a perforated black leather gown and heels selected by stylist Leslie Fremar.  

This is your life! Oscar winner Charlize Theron received a career tribute from her famous peers at the 33rd American Cinematheque Award Presentation in Beverly Hills on Friday

This is your life! Oscar winner Charlize Theron received a career tribute from her famous peers at the 33rd American Cinematheque Award Presentation in Beverly Hills on Friday

Queen! Two of the South African 44-year-old's former co-stars - Long Shot's Seth Rogen (L) and Gringo's David Oyelowo (R) - dropped to one knee in reverence

Queen! Two of the South African 44-year-old's former co-stars - Long Shot's Seth Rogen (L) and Gringo's David Oyelowo (R) - dropped to one knee in reverence

The fishnet-inspired backless creation revealed the outline of Charlize's famously long legs.

Theron debuted a new shade courtesy of colorist Tracey Cunningham and hairstylist Adir Abergel swept back her pixie cut in order to pump up the volume.

Make-up artist Kate Lee defined the Golden Globe winner's dark brows and outlined her pink pout for the star-studded ceremony.

It was reportedly a unanimous decision by board members of the non-profit LA cultural organization to honor the former ballerina for her consistent work. 

Esteemed honor: The Addams Family actress vamped it up in a perforated black leather gown and heels selected by stylist Leslie Fremar

Esteemed honor: The Addams Family actress vamped it up in a perforated black leather gown and heels selected by stylist Leslie Fremar

'New color!' Theron debuted a new shade courtesy of colorist Tracey Cunningham and hairstylist Adir Abergel swept back her pixie cut in order to pump up the volume

'New color!' Theron debuted a new shade courtesy of colorist Tracey Cunningham and hairstylist Adir Abergel swept back her pixie cut in order to pump up the volume

Ready for her close-up! Make-up artist Kate Lee defined the Golden Globe winner's dark brows and outlined her pink pout for the star-studded ceremony

Ready for her close-up! Make-up artist Kate Lee defined the Golden Globe winner's dark brows and outlined her pink pout for the star-studded ceremony

Center stage: It was reportedly a unanimous decision by board members of the non-profit LA cultural organization to honor the former ballerina for her consistent work

Center stage: It was reportedly a unanimous decision by board members of the non-profit LA cultural organization to honor the former ballerina for her consistent work

Audiences can next catch Charlize as former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly for Bombshell, which hits US theaters December 20 and UK theaters January 24.

Director Jay Roach spoke about Theron's transformation (eight prosthetic pieces) courtesy of special effects make-up artist Kazu Hiro and dialect coach Carla Meyer.

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