Irish actor Stuart Townsend and girlfriend Charlize Theron broke up after a major blow up on a 10 day trip to Mexico it has been revealed. The trip lasted only day and they returned and broke up. Charlize demanded the Dublin actor move out immediately

Townsend is not letting his break up with Charlize Theron slow his acting career. The Dublin actor has agreed a part in a new film with Woody Harrelson produced by Oscar winning producer Noel Pearon ('My Left Foot') according to the Sunday Independent newspaper.

The film will be shot in South Africa. Townsend who moved out of the Hollywood home he shared with Theron tells close friends he has no real idea why they broke up so suddenly. "Stuart is currently asking himself that very question. So how would anyone else know? He is obviously very sad after nine years together."a source told the newspaper.

Stuart's father, former professional golfer Peter Townsend , lives in Sweden with his Swedish wife, Sofia.