Berry, Halle Maria
1966 - Born on the 14th of August in Cleveland, Ohio. American actress.
- Studied at Bedford High School and was a cheerleader.
- Worked in the children's department at Higbee's Department store.
1985 - Won Miss Ohio USA and Miss Teen All-American.
- Halle first came into the spotlight at 17 years old when she won the Miss Teen All-American Pageant, representing the state of Ohio.
1986 - Sixth place in Miss World.
- Her first television series for local cable by Gordon Lake Productions called "Chicago Force."
1989 - Appeared as Emily Franklin in the short-lived ABC television series "Living Dolls".
1992 - Portrayed a career woman who falls for Eddie Murphy in the romantic comedy "Boomerang".
- Played a biracial slave in the TV adaption of Queen.
- Married to David Justice on December 31st.
1994 - Berry gained a youthful following for her performance as sexy secretary Sharon Stone in "The Flintstones".
1995 - She starred in "Losing Isaiah".
1996 - She played the role of Sandra Beecher in "Race the Sun".
1999 - Portrayed the first black woman to be nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award in the HBO biopic.
2000 - Berry portrayed the mutant Storm in the movie adaptation of the popular comic book series "X-Men".
2001 - Appeared as Leticia Musgrove, the wife of an executed murderer, in the film "Monster's Ball".
- Married to Eric Benét on January 24th.
- She received box office success in "X-Men" in which she played Storm, a mutant who has the ability to control the weather.
2002 - Berry won the best actress Oscar for "Monster's Ball".
- As Bond Girl Jinx in the blockbuster "Die Another Day".
- Was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" by People Magazine.
2003 - Starred as Miranda Grey in the psychological thriller "Gothika".
2005 - Won "worst actress" in Razzie for her infamously poor performance in "Catwoman".
2006 - Halle Berry won The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year Award.
2007 - Received the 2,333rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 3rd.
2008 - Announced she is pregnant with her first child, and due in March.
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