Halle Berry Biography
The Bond girl and the first African American actress to have made to the position of winning the award of the best actress, Halle Berry was born on 14th August in 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. Halle Berry profile has her works as a fashion model and her achievements in Hollywood movies. Halle Berry biography includes her journey from a fashion model to the films and later also the production of films. Halle Berry achievements make her a successful actress of Hollywood and one of those with highest earning.
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Halle Berry started her career as a fashion model and then moved on to test her acting skills in movies. She participated in many beauty pageants. She won the second position in the Miss USA contest and sixth place in Miss World contest in 1986. Halle Berry started her acting career with a TV series for local cable by Gordon Lake Productions, Chicago Force.
Halle Berry filmography advanced further with certain TV series like ‘Amen’, ‘A Different World’, ‘They came from Outer Space,’ ‘Knots Landing’ and ‘Living Dolls’ in 1991. The series ‘Living Dolls’ was cancelled after 13 episodes. She was diagnosed with diabetes during making of Living Dolls.
She did her debut film ‘Jungle Fever’ in 1991 with a cameo. This was followed by many lead roles in movies ‘The Flintstones’ (1994), ‘Bulworth’ (1998), ‘Xmen’ in 2000 and sequels of ‘Xmen’. She also grabbed the role of Bond girl in ‘Die Another Day’ in 2002. The first movie in which she was offered a co-starring role in the movie ‘Strictly Buiness’ in 1991.
Halle Berry profile includes several performances which show the versatility in her acting. She did serious roles like that of a drug addict in ‘Losing Isaiah,’ portrayed Sandra Beecher in the movie ‘Race The Sun’ in 1996, and a comic role in ‘B*A*P*S.’ Halle Berry achievements include a long list of awards she won for her admirable and excellent performance in movies. She received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG and NAACP Image Award for the movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. It was a coincidence that Halle portrayed Dorothy Dandridge, the first African-American to be nominated for the Best Actress, before she won Academy Award.
While she accepted the awards praising her performance she was equally comfortable in accepting criticism and accepted the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for the movie ‘Catwoman’ in 2005 in person.
She has been spokeswoman for Revlon for 7 years. She renewed her contract with the firm in 2004.
Halle Berry Personal Life
Halle Berry’s first marriage was to former baseball player David Justice on January 1, 1993. They separated after three years in 1996. She then married Eric Bennet in 2001 and they separated in 2003. She started dating Gabriel Aubry, a French-Canadian model. She gave birth to a girl named Nahla Ariela Aubry on March 16, 2008.
Berry received threats to her baby when she was pregnant and hired security guards for her baby. On April 30, 2010 separation of Berry and Aubry was made official.
Halle Berry started her career as a fashion model and later went for acting. Halle Berry filmography started with the TV series ‘Amen.’ Halle Berry achievements include many awards for the movies.