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Halle Maria Berry (born August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American actress from Cleveland, and is considered one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. She's a well-rounded actress, whose roles have ranged from slapstick comedy to gritty drama to romance to action to sci-fi. Berry received several awards for the HBO biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, and in 2001 she became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress, for her role in Monster's Ball. She has also been involved in the production side of several of her films.

Berry has some notoriety among comic book fans, as while her portrayal of Storm had mixed reception, her performance as Catwoman was universally panned. She has been a good sport about it, however. When it was announced that she would "win" the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for Catwoman, she became the second actor (after Tom Green) to accept her Razzie in person, bringing her Oscar along, and parodying her acceptance speech. She received a standing ovation from the audience.

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If you can overlook the fact that her take on Catwoman was an In Name Only version of the character, she's one of just a handful of actors who has played both a Marvel Comics character and a DC Comics character—and one of even fewer actors to play both a Marvel and a DC superhero.note 

Expect her to turn up any time a black man in fiction needs a Celebrity Crush.

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Filmography:

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  • Revlon Spokesperson

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Live-Action TV

  • Amen
  • Queen (A 1993 Mini Series based on the life of Alex Haley's paternal grandmother)
  • Living Dolls
  • Extant

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  • Former model and pageant winner

Music Videos

  • Appeared as a cameo in Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's 2002 music video, "Work It".
  • Appeared in the Limp Bizkit video "Behind Blue Eyes", where she made out with Fred Durst, whom she was rumored to be dating at the time.


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