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Bio For: Halle Berry
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HALLE BERRY (Frankie Murdoch, Alice, Genius) - Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry continues to break down barriers with a multitude of critically acclaimed, diverse roles and continued success at the box office. For her brilliant performance in Monster's Ball, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, as well as the SAG Award, the Berlin Silver Bear Award and was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review. No stranger to accolades, Berry earned the Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG and NAACP Image Award for her extraordinary performance in HBO's telefilm, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, which she also produced, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her role in FRANKIE & ALICE. Berry has tackled some of Hollywood's toughest roles making her one of today's most sought after leading ladies.

In 2010, Berry starred in the drama FRANKIE AND ALICE, alongside Stellan Skarsgard. The film will be re-release in theaters on April 4th, 2014. Berry's performance is based on the true story of a young woman with dissociative identity disorder (DID) who struggles to remain her true self and not give in to her alternate-personalities and earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She is also credited as a producer on the film. Next, Berry will be seen in the highly anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past, reprising her role of 'Storm'. In this installment, the XMen must travel in time to change a major historical event that could globally impact man and mutant kind. The film is slated for release on May 23, 2014.

Currently, Berry is the co-executive producer and star in Steven Spielberg's futuristic thriller television series "Extant." The one-hour drama centers on a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after she returns home after a year in space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history. "Extant" is slated to premiere on CBS on Wednesday, July 2nd.

Berry recently starred in the hit Sony Pictures thriller, The Call, in which she plays an emergency operator who must confront a killer from her past in order to save a girl's life. Berry was previously seen in the Warner Bros. film Cloud Atlas alongside Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant, directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski's. The film, which earned Berry a 2013 NAACP Outstanding Actress nomination, follows six stories set in a different time and place that become intricately related to each other.

In 2007, Berry was seen in the drama, Things We Lost in the Fire opposite Benicio Del Toro. The film, which was written by Sam Mendes and directed by Susanne Bier, follows a woman who befriends her husband's drug addicted, childhood friend after his untimely death. Her moving performance as a widow gained her acclaim and praise from critics and fans alike. Also in 2007, Berry was seen starring opposite Bruce Willis in the thriller, Perfect Stranger. This film follows Berry as she goes undercover to revenge the murder of her friend. The film was released in Spring 2007 and was a box office success. Berry reprised her role as Storm in the third installment of the X-Men series, X-Men: The Last Stand. This film, directed by Brett Ratner, continued the franchise worldwide success, opening #1 at the box office.

In 2006, Berry received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her acting work in the Oprah Winfrey produced movie Their Eyes Were Watching God, and as executive producer for the HBO telefilm "Lackawanna Blues."

Previously, Berry heated up theatres across the globe in Warner Brothers' Catwoman and she provided the voice of "Cappy" in the 20th Century Fox animated hit, Robots. She also starred in the psychological thriller Gothika, which helped to cement her status as an international box office draw. In 2002 Berry starred as "Jinx" in the James Bond feature, Die Another Day, opposite Pierce Brosnan, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Bond franchise and becoming the largest-grossing Bond film to date.

Critics and filmgoers first took notice of Berry in her feature film debut, Spike Lee's Jungle Fever. She went on to star opposite Warren Beatty in the socio-political comedy, Bulworth. Her other film credits include Losing Isaiah opposite Jessica Lange, Executive Decision, the liveaction version of The Flinstones, The Last Boy Scout, Strictly Business, Boomerang, opposite Eddie Murphy, and Swordfish with John Travolta and Hugh Jackman.

Other television credits include starring in the highly-rated ABC mini-series, "Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding," directed by Charles Burnett, as well as the title role in Alex Haley's mini-series, "Queen." The latter performance 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 opposite Jimmy Smits in Showtime's original telefilm, "Solomon and Sheba." In recognition for her achievements as an actress, the Harvard Foundation at Harvard University honored Berry as Cultural Artist of the Year.

Berry has garnered praise not only for her numerous leading roles, but for her work with a range of influential organizations. Berry is an active supporter and chair member of the Jenesse Center in Los Angeles. The Jenesse Center was founded in 1980 and assists victims of domestic violence and aims to change the pattern of abuse in the lives of women and children. Berry has also joined forces with Novo Nordisk and the Entertainment Industry Foundation to launch the Diabetes Aware Campaign. This national project was created to help raise awareness about diabetes and how to help people with the disease manage it successfully. She is also an Ambassador for the Callaway Golf Foundation for Women's Cancer Initiative, encouraging women to better understand their risks for ovarian cancer and educating them in how to be proactive in the cause.

Throughout her successful career Berry has supported a vast amount of charities and organizations such as, Revlon Run/Walk, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Afghanistan Relief Organization, Stand Up 2 Cancer, Lance Armstrong Foundation, Love Our Children USA and Clothes Off Our Back.

Movies For: Halle Berry
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THE CALL (R) On Video: 6/25/2013 At Theaters: 3/15/2013
MOVIE 43 (R) On Video: 6/18/2013 At Theaters: 1/25/2013
CLOUD ATLAS (R) On Video: 5/14/2013 At Theaters: 10/26/2012
NEW YEAR'S EVE (PG-13) On Video: 5/1/2012 At Theaters: 12/9/2011
THE THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE (R) On Video: 3/4/2008 At Theaters: 10/19/2007
PERFECT STRANGER (R) On Video: 8/21/2007 At Theaters: 4/13/2007
X-MEN: THE LAST STAND (PG-13) On Video: 10/3/2006 At Theaters: 5/26/2006
ROBOTS (PG) On Video: 9/27/2005 At Theaters: 3/11/2005
CATWOMAN (PG-13) On Video: 1/18/2005 At Theaters: 7/23/2004
GOTHIKA (R) On Video: 3/23/2004 At Theaters: 11/21/2003
X-MEN 2 (PG-13) On Video: 11/25/2003 At Theaters: 5/2/2003
DIE ANOTHER DAY (PG-13) On Video: 6/3/2003 At Theaters: 11/22/2002
MONSTER'S BALL (R) On Video: 6/11/2002 At Theaters: 2/15/2002
SWORDFISH (R) On Video: 10/30/2001 At Theaters: 6/8/2001
X-MEN (PG-13) On Video: 11/21/2000 At Theaters: 7/14/2000
BULWORTH (R) On Video: 3/16/1999 At Theaters: 5/22/1998
WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE? (R) On Video: 12/29/1998 At Theaters: 8/28/1998
B.A.P.S. (PG-13) On Video: 9/30/1997 At Theaters: 3/28/1997
FRANKIE AND ALICE (R) At Theaters: 2/4/2011
FRANKIE AND ALICE (R) At Theaters: 4/4/2014
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