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    Halle Maria Berry ( / ˈhæli / HAL-ee; born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. She began her career as a model and entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant and coming in sixth in the Miss World 1986. Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy Boomerang (1992 ...

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    99+ Photos. Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Oakwood, Ohio to Judith Ann Berry (née Hawkins), a psychiatric nurse & Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Her father was African-American and her mother is of mostly English and German descent. Halle first came into the spotlight ...

    • January 1, 1
    • 1.65 m
    • Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    • Who Is Halle Berry?
    • Early Life
    • Pageant and Modeling Career
    • Early Roles: 'Living Dolls,' 'Knots Landing,' 'Jungle Fever'
    • 'The Last Boy Scout,' 'Boomerang,' 'The Flintstones'
    • Leading Lady: 'Executive Decision,' 'Bulworth,' 'Introducing Dorothy Dandridge'
    • Playing Storm in The 'X-Men' Franchise
    • Academy Award For 'Monster's Ball'
    • 'Swordfish,' 'Die Another Day, 'Catwoman'
    • 'Their Eyes Were Watching God,' 'Perfect Stranger,' 'Cloud Atlas'

    Halle Berry is an acclaimed actress and former beauty queen. For her performance in Monster's Ball in 2001, she became the first African American woman to win an Academy Award for best actress. She has also enjoyed prominent roles in Jungle Fever (1991), X-Men (2000) and its sequels, Swordfish (2001), Die Another Day (2002), Gothika (2003),Cloud At...

    Halle Maria Berry was born on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, the youngest daughter born to Jerome and Judith Berry, an interracial couple. Halle and her older sister, Heidi, spent the first few years of their childhood living in an inner-city neighborhood. In the early 1970s, Jerome Berry abandoned his wife and children, after which Judith mo...

    A natural performer, Berry earned a handful of beauty pageant titles during the early 1980s, including Miss Teen Ohio and Miss Teen America. She was eventually awarded first runner-up in the 1985 Miss U.S.A. competition. For a short time she attended Cleveland's Cuyahoga Community College, where she studied broadcast journalism. However, Berry aban...

    As the 1980s turned into the '90s, the aspiring actress began a career in television with a role on the short-lived sitcom Living Dolls (1989), followed by a year-long run on the CBS prime-time drama Knots Landing, in 1991. Berry's first big-screen break came later that year when she was cast as Samuel L. Jackson's drug-addicted girlfriend in Spike...

    More substantial supporting roles followed, including that of a stripper in the action-thriller The Last Boy Scout (1991), starring Bruce Willis, and as the woman who finally wins the heart of Eddie Murphy in the romantic comedy Boomerang(1992). With a few films under her belt, Berry accepted more offbeat roles, making cameos in the rockumentary CB...

    Berry's acting credits the next year included two 1996 crime thrillers: The Rich Man's Wife, and Executive Decision. The latter film marked Berry's first leading role in a feature. In 1998, she took a turn as one of three wives laying claim to Frankie Lyman's estate in the biographical drama Why Do Fools Fall in Love?, and then played a liberal urb...

    Berry continued to star in blockbuster hits, including X-Men (2000), the big-budget screen adaptation of the long-running Marvel Comic. In the highly anticipated summer release, Berry's character, Storm, teamed up with fellow mutant heroes played by Anna Paquin and Patrick Stewart. She reprised her role as Storm in X2 (2003), X-Men: The Final Stand...

    Berry garnered the most positive critical notice of her film career in the 2001 dark drama Monster's Ball. Berry played the wife of a death row prisoner (Sean "Puffy" Combs) who becomes romantically involved with a racist prison guard (Billy Bob Thornton). The role earned Berry a Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a drama as well as the Ac...

    Also in 2001, Berry co-starred with John Travolta in the action movie Swordfish.Audiences did not respond positively to the film, and publicity for the movie centered mostly around Berry's topless scene, for which the actress was allegedly paid a $500,000 bonus. In 2002, Berry joined the ranks of the legendary "Bond Girls" as the character Jinx in ...

    In 2005, Berry took the lead in the TV adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston's classic 1937 novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, which was produced by Oprah Winfrey's production company, Harpo. She also lent her voice for the CGI cartoon project, Robots. In 2007, the actress starred in the heart-racing thriller Perfect Stranger, alongside Willis. Follow...

  3. Halle Berry. Actress: Catwoman. Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Oakwood, Ohio to Judith Ann Berry (née Hawkins), a psychiatric nurse & Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Her father was African-American and her mother is of mostly English and German descent. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she ...

    • August 14, 1966
  4. 9M Followers, 891 Following, 1,946 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Halle Berry (@halleberry)

  5. Mar 24, 2022 · Halle Berry had all but counted herself out. It was a cool March night in Hollywood in 2002, and she was just excited to have been nominated for her first Academy Award, in the best actress ...

  6. Jan 7, 2022 · January 7, 2022. Denzel Washington and Halle Berry became the first—and so far the last—pair of Black actors to win leading Oscars in the same night. By FREDERICK M. BROWN/GETTY IMAGES. This ...

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