Halle Berry | Actress Profile,Bio and Photos 2012


Birth Name: Halle Maria Berry
Birth Date: August 14, 1966
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 5' 7''
Sex: Female
Nationality: American
Profession: Actress, Model, Producer
Claim to fame: Played Vivian in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever (1991)

Halle Berry Bio Halle Berry (born August 14, 1966) is an American actress and a former fashion model. Halle Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image Award for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and won an Academy Award for Best Actress and was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in Monster's Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2011, only woman of African American descent to have won the award for Best Actress. Halle Berry is one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood and also a Revlon spokeswoman. Halle Berry has been involved in the production side of several of the films in which she performed.

Halle Berry won Miss Ohio, Miss Teen All-American, and in 1986, was first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant. She was the first African American to represent the U.S. in the Miss World competition in London. Halle attended Cleveland's Cuyahoga Community College, where she studied broadcast journalism. Halle abandoned her idea of a career in news reporting however, choosing to wholeheartedly devote her time to a career in entertainment. She first moved to Chicago, then New York City, where she found work as a catalog model.

Halle Berry is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, earning $10 million per film. In July 2007, she topped In Touch magazine's list of the world's most fabulous 40-something celebrities. On April 3, 2007, she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Kodak Theatre at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to the film industry. As of 2011, Berry's worldwide box office gross has been more than 2.7 billion US$. In 2011, she appeared in New Year's Eve, and is playing one of the leads in the film Cloud Atlas, which is expected to be released in October 2012. Halle Berry has served for many years as the face of Revlon cosmetics and also as the face of Versace. The Coty Inc. fragrance company signed Berry to market her debut fragrance in March 2008. Halle Berry  was delighted, saying that she had created her own fragrances at home by mixing scents.
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