Halle Maria Berry was born August 14, 1966 and is an award-winning American actress. She is the only woman of African American descent to have ever won the award for Best Actress.
Berry has won both an Emmy and Golden Globe award, and was awarded an oscar in 2002 which lead to her famous crying speech.
Berry first came to my attention in the rather strange human version of The Flintstones and since then has starred in many movies such as X-Men, Die Another Day, Gothika, Monsters Ball and Cat Woman.
Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges and Susan Bridges at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017
The 49 year old mother of two used a stunning topless pic - facing away from the camera! - for her first act on social media.
Halle Berry has finally joined social media, signing up to both Twitter and Instagram this week, and she turned a few heads with her first ever post.
The 49 year old actress and former model took a topless photo – with her back turned, natch – while standing in a wooded area. “Hi everyone…” she began her post on Tuesday (March 29th).
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The celebrity couple amounted their split after two years of marriage last month.
Halle Berry has spoken out for the first time since announcing her divorce from French actor Olivier Martinez. The Monster’s Ball actress told Extra that she’s been “doing okay” since the split while appearing at a charity event for domestic violence prevention and intervention organisation, Jenesse Center Inc.
Halle Berry is "doing okay" after her divorce.
"Whenever you're going through anything in life, when you step outside yourself and focus on others, that's always the best remedy for any situation that you'd rather not be dealing with,” Berry said.
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Berry got married to her third husband, French actor Olivier Martinez, in 2013.
Halle Berry is getting divorced from her husband of two years, Olivier Martinez. The pair have reportedly decided to call it a day because of their differing work commitments and their unhappiness at the amount of time they spend apart from each other.
“It is with a heavy heart that we have come to the decision to divorce,” the exes said in a statement on Tuesday (October 27th). “We move forward with love and respect for one another and the shared focus of what is best for our son. We wish each other nothing but happiness in life, and we hope that you respect our and, most importantly, our children's privacy as we go through this difficult period.”
Olivier Martinez with Halle Berry in 2014
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Hugh Jackman has hinted he may be hanging up his Wolverine claws after fifteen years in the role.
Hugh Jackman's Instagram post on Saturday (28th March) has set the rumour mill working overtime with fans of X-Men already lamenting the loss of Jackman's Wolverine. Jackman hinted he may be finally leaving the role, captioning a picture "one last time". 46-year-old Jackman has played the Marvel superhero since the first X-Men film in 2000.
Hugh Jackman has played Wolverine for 15 years.
The 48-year-old actress recently admitted she is" disappointed" that she still remains the only African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
In 2002 Halle Berry made movie history by becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and thirteen years later the 48-year-old star is still the only one.
Berry recently spoke about the lack of roels for black actors in Hollywood
Berry, who received the Oscar for starring in the 2001 drama 'Monster's Ball', recently spoke candidly to The Guardian about Hollywood lacking in roles for black women and her famous Oscar win.
The 48-year-old actress recalled witnessing her mother get beaten when she was a child while being honoured at the unite4:good's unite4:humunity gala.
Although Halle Berry has kept silent about the horrific domestic abuse she witnessed during her early childhood, the Oscar-winning actress recently felt compelled to share her harrowing experiences while attending a charity event Los Angeles.
Berry recently recalled seeing domestic abuse in her childhood home
Berry recalled frequently seeing her mother by physically attacked by her stepfather at Thursday night's unite4:good's unite4:humunity gala, where she was honoured for work as a volunteer at the Jenesse Center, the oldest domestic violence intervention program in Los Angeles.
The 48-year-old actress recently opened up about the pressure Hollywood stars feel to go under the knife for the sake of their careers.
Even though Halle Berry is considered one of the most beautiful actresses in the movie business, unlike many of her Hollywood colleagues, the 48-year-old star has never had any cosmetic work done and she plans on keeping it this way.
Berry has fought the urge to have plastic surgery
But this doesn't mean the concept of going under the knife has never intrigued Berry. While recently speaking with Yahoo! Beauty, the Oscar-winner admitted she has fought the urge to have plastic surgery despite feeling pressurized to do so.
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The Hollywood actress claims the Canadian model is attempting to change their daughter's hair to make her appearance look less African American.
Halle Berry and Garbriel Aubry just haven't seemed to figure out the best way to peacefully share custody of their 6-year-old daughter Nahla, and the Hollywood star was at odds with the Canadian model once again - this time over their child's hairstyle.
Halle Berry is fighting her ex Gabriel Aubry over their daughter's changing hairstyle
On Monday morning (Nov 24th), attorneys for Berry and Aubry were in court for a dispute over Nahla's hair being straightened and highlighted when she is in her father's care, TMZ reports. The 48 year-old actress apparently believes the 39 year-old model, who is white, is attempting to make Nahla appear less African American.
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The Oscar-winning actress, who currently pays $16,000 a month in child support, is looking to reduce the payment to $3,800.
Parenthood is proving to be too expensive for Halle Berry as she is now looking to reduce the amount of child support she pays to her ex-love Gabriel Aubry, which is currently at a whopping $16,000 a month.
Berry is looking to reduce the monthly payment to $3,800
The pair, who currently share joint custody, are parents to a daughter, Nahla, 6, and in June Berry was originally ordered to maintain this monthly payment until their daughter graduates from high school or turns 19 years-old.
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With the opening for the 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards, a group of celebrities made their way to the red carpet. Amongst these was 'X-Men' and 'Cloud Atlas' star, Halle Berry. The award ceremony also saw actress and Miss World USA 1972, Lynda Carter ('Wonder Woman').
Date of birth
14th August, 1966
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