Biography of Halle Berry

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Black Venus in Hollywood August 14, 1966

Who is Halle Berry?


One of the most beautiful models-actresses of the past few years (his memorable bikini in "007-Die another day", when, like Ursula Andress in "007-licence to kill" comes from the waters exhibiting a fabulous body), Halle Berry was born on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. Daughter of divorced parents (separate when Halle has only four years), his childhood revolves around the figure of the mother, a psychiatric nurse. Her father suffers from serious nervous disorders and has a habit of alcohol.

It is thanks to the example of the mother that Halle Berry manages to emerge in a predominantly white neighborhood, not only for its beauty but also for its qualities of tenacity and willpower.

At the high school proves brilliant student, although obviously is its beauty to place always in the spotlight. At seventeen he participated in her first beauty contest: Miss Teen Ohio. WINS, but this is just the beginning. High school time Halle was cheerleader, Director of the school newspaper and Queen of the prom. She was also Miss "All American" and representative of the United States at the Miss World contest.

Halle Berry also studied journalism at Cleveland (Cuyahoga Community College), but an experience as a reporter for a local issuer removes any charm to the profession and induces Halle to accept work from model in Chicago. The acting career starts in 1989, with the TV series "Living Dolls". In 1991 gets a part in the movie "Jungle fever" by Spike Lee.

The great success came in 2001 with the movie "X-Men" (with Patrick Stewart), Halle Berry, in the role of Queen Ororo Munroe winds "aliases" Storm, won an enormous popularity. For her performance in "Monster's Ball" opposite Billy Bob Thornton in 2002 won lead actress Oscar winner. She was the first black actress to play the role of "Bond girl" in super-007 series conservative, based on the novels by Ian Fleming. In 2004 he played the film "Catwoman".

The face of Revlon cosmetics and Versace, much involved in organizations for the protection of children, was married to David Justice baseball champion. After you, divorced in 2001 was again married to musician Eric Benet.

Among the awards received include: the woman of the year Award 2006 (of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals); the 2,333rd star of "Walk of fame" in Hollywood (April 2007); the sexiest woman alive (2008), according to the magazine "Esquire". Separated in 2003 from the second husband, her new partner is the French-Canadian model Gabriel Aubry, ten years her junior. Among his latest works at the movies include "Frankie & Alice" (2010), "Dark Tide" (2011), "Christmas in New York" (2011), "Cloud Atlas" (2012), "The Call" (2013) and "Comic Movie" (Movie 43, 2013).