Photo of Halle Berry Halle Berry

Halle Berry, who was born in Cleveland on Aug. 14, 1966, began her career in beauty pageants, winning the Miss Teen All-American Pageant in 1986. She went on to modeling and then turned to television work in "Living Dolls" and "Knots Landing."

Director Spike Lee cast Berry in her first movie in Jungle Fever (1991) and she's been working steadily ever since, alternating lighthearted fare such as The Flintstones (1994) with serious roles such as a crack-addicted young mother in Losing Isaiah (1995).

The made-for-cable film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge garnered Berry an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe in 1999. One of her greatest triumphs has been her heartbreaking performance in Monster's Ball (2001), which made her the first African-American actress to win a Best Actress Oscar. In 2010, Berry earned a Golden Globe nod as Best Actress for her riveting turn in the psychological thriller Frankie & Alice.

Halle Berry in X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past

2014 PG-13

This superhero sequel tracks Wolverine's journey back in time in an effort to alter history and prevent the annihilation of both humans and mutants. Conflict also develops between Professor X and Magneto about the X-Men's relations with humans.

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  • Halle Berry in The Call The Call
  • Halle Berry in X-Men X-Men
  • Halle Berry in X-Men 3: The Last Stand X-Men 3: The Last Stand
  • Halle Berry in X2: X-Men United X2: X-Men United
  • Halle Berry in Movie 43 Movie 43
  • Halle Berry in Die Another Day Die Another Day
  • Halle Berry in Swordfish Swordfish
  • Halle Berry in Frankie & Alice Frankie & Alice
  • Halle Berry in New Year's Eve New Year's Eve
  • Halle Berry in Executive Decision Executive Decision
  • Halle Berry in Monster's Ball Monster's Ball
  • Halle Berry in Robots Robots
  • Halle Berry in The Last Boy Scout The Last Boy Scout
  • Halle Berry in The Flintstones The Flintstones
  • Halle Berry in Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Halle Berry in Jungle Fever Jungle Fever
  • Halle Berry in Boomerang Boomerang
  • Halle Berry in Losing Isaiah Losing Isaiah
  • Halle Berry in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
  • Halle Berry in Catwoman Catwoman
  • Halle Berry in Things We Lost in the Fire Things We Lost in the Fire
  • Halle Berry in The Program The Program
  • Halle Berry in B.A.P.S. B.A.P.S.
  • Halle Berry in Bulworth Bulworth
  • Halle Berry in Gothika Gothika
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  • Halle Berry in For Love of Liberty For Love of Liberty
  • Halle Berry in Dark Tide Dark Tide
  • Halle Berry in Strictly Business Strictly Business
  • Halle Berry in Alex Haley's Queen Alex Haley's Queen
  • Halle Berry in Welcome to Hollywood Welcome to Hollywood
  • Halle Berry in MTV: Punk'd: Season 2 MTV: Punk'd: Season 2
  • Halle Berry in Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary
  • Halle Berry in Extant Extant