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HALLE BERRY (Native Woman, Jocasta Ayrs, Luisa Rey, Indian Party Guest, Ovid, Meronym) is an Oscar -winning actress who has been honored for her work in both film and television.

Berry won an Academy Award , a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award and the Berlin Silver Bear Award and was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review for her brilliant performance as a woman who becomes involved with a racist prison guard in "Monster's Ball." She also earned the Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG and NAACP Image Award for her extraordinary portrayal of the actress and singer Dorothy Dandridge, the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award , in HBO's telefilm "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge," which she also produced.

She previously received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations both for her role as Janie in "Their Eyes Were Watching God," adapted from the novel and produced by Oprah Winfrey, and also for her work as an executive producer on the HBO film "Lackawanna Blues." For her starring role in the 2010 biographical drama "Frankie and Alice," she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress and won an Image Award in the same category. Berry also earned critical acclaim for her starring role as a widow in "Things We Lost in the Fire," written by Sam Mendes and directed by Susanne Bier. In recognition for her achievements as an actress, the Harvard Foundation at Harvard University honored Berry as Cultural Artist of the Year.

Berry most recently wrapped Brad Anderson's thriller "The Hive," starring opposite Abigail Breslin and Michael Imperioli, and was seen in Garry Marshall's ensemble romantic comedy "New Years Eve."

Berry made her feature film debut in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever." She went on to star opposite Warren Beatty in the socio-political comedy "Bulworth." Among her additional credits are starring as Storm in the worldwide hit "X-Men," "X2," and "X-Men: The Last Stand"; "Catwoman"; "Gothika"; starring as Jinx in the James Bond feature "Die Another Day," which was then the largest-grossing Bond film in the franchise; "Losing Isaiah," opposite Jessica Lange; "Executive Decision"; the live-action film "The Flintstones"; "The Last Boy Scout" and "The Perfect Stranger," opposite Bruce Willis; "Strictly Business"; "Boomerang," alongside Eddie Murphy; and "Swordfish," with John Travolta and Hugh Jackman. She also lent her voice to the role of Cappy in the animated hit "Robots."

Her additional television credits include the highly rated ABC miniseries "Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding," directed by Charles Burnett, and the title role in Alex Haley's miniseries, "Queen," a performance that earned Berry her first NAACP Image Award for Best Actress, as well as the Best Newcomer Award from the Hollywood Women's Press Club. She also starred in Showtime's original telefilm "Solomon and Sheba."

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