Halle Berry Actress
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. Berry has tackled some of Hollywood’s toughest roles making her one of today’s most sought after leading ladies.
Berry was last seen starring in the drama, “Things We Lost In The Fire” opposite Benicio Del Toro. The film, which was produced 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 instalment 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 live-action version of “The Flintstones”, “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. Currently, she serves as an International Spokesperson for Revlon and devotes considerable time and support to numerous charitable and humanitarian causes and organizations.
Filmography Halle Berry
2013 Shoe Addicts Anonymous by Paul Weiland
2013 The Hive by Brad Anderson
2013 Movie 43 by Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill
2012 Cloud Atlas by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski
2012 Dark tide by John Stockwell
2011 New Years Eve by Garry Marshall
2009 Frankie and Alice
2007 Things We Lost in the Fire
2007 Perfect Stranger
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
2005 Robot de by Chris Wedge
2004 Catwoman de Pitof
2003 October squall by Lyndon Chubbuck Jinx
2002 Brown eyed girl by Martha Coolidge
2002 X² by Bryan Singer
2002 Die another day by Lee Tamahori
2003 The Guide by Lee Tamahori
2002 Foxy Brown
2001 Swordfish by Dominic Sena
2001 Monster's Ball by Marc Forster
2000 X-Men by Bryan Singer
1999 Bulworth by Warren Beatty
1998 Welcome to Hollywood by Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin
1998 Why do fools fall in love ?
1996 Race the sun
1996 Girl 6 by Tony Scott
1995 Losing Isaiah by Stephen Gyllenhaal
1995 Critical decision by Stuart Baird
1993 The Flintstones by Brian Levant
1993 CB4 by Tamra Davis
1992 Boomerang by Reginald Hudlin
1991 Jungle Fever by Spike Lee
1991 The Last boy scout by Tony Scott
1989 Living Dolls Serie-T