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Biography of Halle Berry, an Academy Award Winning Actress

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Halle Maria Berry, born in Cleveland, Ohio, The USA on August 14, 1966, is an American actress, model and film producer. In 2002, she earned Best Actress in Emmy and Golden Globe Award for her role in Monster's Ball (2001), which made her the only black woman to win such award to date. This has taken her to the top of Hollywood actress and became one of the highest-paid actresses in 2000s, earning an estimated $10 million per film.

Halle Berry was a Spokeswoman for Revlon beauty products. She started her career becoming a model and joined several Beauty Pageants. In 1985, she won Miss Teen All American and the following year, she was Miss Ohio as well as the first runner-up of Miss USA. She made a breakthrough playing in the romantic comedy Boomerang (1992), which led her to other roles in best-selling and popular movies, such as the X-Men film series (2000), Swordfish (2001), Die Another Day (2002), etc. Her upcoming movie is Kingsman: The Golden Circle which will be released in September 2017 about two British spies traveling to the US to join air forces with their American counterparts.


Berry was educated at Bedford High School, in which she was a cheerleader, honor student, crowned prom queen as well as editor of the school newspaper. She was unhappy with her condition of having biracial background as her father was Afro-American while her mother was white. Therefore, she decided to identify herself as a black woman because she thinks her appearance would be perceived as so. Despite her success, Berry was raised in a broken home family as her parents separated when she was only four. She lived with her mother and had been estranged from her father since then because he was very abusive. 

Regarding her love life, Berry has married and separated several times. In 1993, she married David Justice and they got separated four years later. Her second marriage with singer-songwriter Eric Benét only lasted for about two years (2001-2003). Berry and Benét were officially divorced in 2005. In November the same year, Berry began dating Gabriel Aubry, a French-Canadian model. Two years after giving birth to their daughter in 2008, Berry and Aubry announced their separation and were involved in a custody battle. In 2010, Berry dated a French actor, Olivier Martinez. They confirmed their engagement in 2012 before finally got married the following year. After two years of marriage, however, they announced they were divorcing.



Biography
Name: Halle Maria Berry

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Date of Birth: August 14, 1966

Zodiac: Leo

Height: 170 cm

Nationality: American

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Brown

Father: Jerome Jesse Berry, a bus driver

Mother: Judith Ann Hawkins, a psychiatric nurse

Sibling: Heidi Berry Henderson (older sister)

Spouse(s):

    David Justice, a baseball player (married 1993; divorced 1997)
    Eric Benét, a musician (married 2001; divorced 2005)
    Olivier Martinez, an actor (married 2013: divorced: on process)

Partner(s):
  • Shemar Moore, an actor
  • Gabriel Aubry, a supermodel (2005-2010)

Children:
  • India (adopted)
  • Nahla Ariela Aubry (born on March 16, 2008)
  • Maceo Robert Martinez (born on October 5, 2013)

Filmography:

2018       Kings
2017       Kingsman: The Golden Circle as Ginger
2016       Kevin Hart: What Now? as Herself
2016       Kidnap
2016       Mother
2014       X-Men: Days of Future Past as Storm
2014       Extant as Molly Woods / Humanich Molly
2013       Movie 43 as Emily (segment "Truth or Dare")
2013       The Call  aka "The Hive" as Jordan Turner
2012       Dark Tide as Kate Mathieson
2012       007 Legends as Jinx (voice)
2012       Cloud Atlas as Luisa Rey/Meronym/Jocasta Ayrs
2011       Frankie and Alice as Frankie
2011       New Year's Eve as Nurse Aimee
2010       Who Is Doris Payne? as Doris Payne
2008       Nappily Ever After as Venus Johnson
2008       Class Act as Tierney Cahill
2007       The Patient
2007       Perfect Stranger stars as Rowena Price
2007       Things We Lost in the Fire as Audrey Burke
2006       X-Men: The Last Stand as Storm/Ororo Munroe
2005       Robots: The IMAX Experience as Cappy
2005       Their Eyes Were Watching God as Janie Starks
2004       Catwoman as Patience Phillips/Catwoman
2003       Gothika as Miranda Grey
2003       X-Men 2 aka X2: X-Men United as Storm/Ororo Munroe
2002       Die Another Day as Jinx Johnson
2001       Monster's Ball aka Bal du monstre, Le (Canada: French title) as Leticia Musgrove
2001       Swordfish as Ginger
2000       X-Men aka X-Men 1.5 as Storm/Ororo Munroe
1999       Introducing Dorothy Dandridge as Dorothy Dandridge
1998       The Wedding TM aka Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding as Shelby Coles
1998       Bulworth as Nina
1998       Why Do Fools Fall In Love as Zola Taylor
1997       B*A*P*S aka B.A.P.S as Nisi
1996       Executive Decision aka Critical Decision as Jean, Flight Attendant
1996       Race the Sun as Miss Sandra Beecher
1996       The Rich Man's Wife as Josie Potenza
1995       Losing Isaiah as Khaila Richards
1995       Solomon & Sheba as Nikhaule/Queen Sheba
1994       The Flintstones as Sharon Stone
1993       Queen as Queen
1993       Father Hood aka Desperado as Kathleen Mercer
1993       The Program as Autumn Haley
1992       Boomerang as Angela Lewis
1992       Knots Landing as Debbie Porter
1991       The Last Boy Scout as Cory
1991       Strictly Business as Natalie
1991       Jungle Fever as Vivian
1989       Living Dolls as Emily Franklin

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