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
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
brilliant performance as a woman who becomes involved with a racist prison guard
"Monster's Ball." She also earned the Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG and NAACP Image
for her extraordinary portrayal of the actress and singer Dorothy Dandridge, the
American to be nominated for an Academy Award , in HBO's telefilm "Introducing
Dandridge," which she also produced.
She previously received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations both for her role as
in "Their Eyes Were Watching God," adapted from the novel and produced by Oprah
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
Award nomination for Best Actress and won an Image Award in the same category.
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
Berry most recently wrapped Brad Anderson's thriller "The Hive," starring
Abigail Breslin and Michael Imperioli, and was seen in Garry Marshall's ensemble
comedy "New Years Eve."
Berry made her feature film debut in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever." She went on to
opposite Warren Beatty in the socio-political comedy "Bulworth." Among her
are starring as Storm in the worldwide hit "X-Men," "X2," and "X-Men: The Last
"Catwoman"; "Gothika"; starring as Jinx in the James Bond feature "Die Another
was then the largest-grossing Bond film in the franchise; "Losing Isaiah,"
Lange; "Executive Decision"; the live-action film "The Flintstones"; "The Last
Boy Scout" and
"The Perfect Stranger," opposite Bruce Willis; "Strictly Business"; "Boomerang,"
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
Presents: The Wedding," directed by Charles Burnett, and the title role in Alex
miniseries, "Queen," a performance that earned Berry her first NAACP Image Award
Actress, as well as the Best Newcomer Award from the Hollywood Women's Press
also starred in Showtime's original telefilm "Solomon and Sheba."
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