53 years old (Born on August 14, 1966)
American actress; She is famous from Boomerang, The X-Men Trilogy and Monster's Ball,.Measurements: 36C-22-37 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine) Graduate of Bedford High School, Bedford, Ohio Is one of only 7 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg and Angela Bassett. Well known for "living" her roles, she refused to bathe for two weeks in preparation for a role as a crack addict in Jungle Fever (1991). Was featured as #7 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
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Fun Facts About Halle Berry
In high school, was an honor society member, editor of the school paper, and class president. Was also crowned prom queen.
Is a spokeswoman for Revlon cosmetics.
Was born in Cleveland but grew up in Oakwood Village, Ohio. She still has family there.
Starred in four movies with Hugh Jackman: X-Men (2000), Swordfish (2001) and X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand.
Turned down the role of Annie in Speed (1994/I).
The first actress to star and portray two different comic book characters for two different comic book companies: "Storm" for Marvel's X-Men (2000) and X2 (2003), and "Catwoman" for D.C Comics's Catwoman (2004).
Was a Bearcats cheerleader at Bedford High School.
First black American in the Miss World Competition. She didn`t win a prize but her dress did.
One of only three actresses, along with Faye Dunaway and Liza Minnelli, to win both the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Razzie Award for Worst Actress (Dunaway shared her award with Bo Derek).
She is currently the highest paid black actress in Hollywood. 
Adopted a cat (that was originally an extra for Catwoman (2004)) named Playto, to help herself learn about cats. However, she renamed the cat Playdough, because Playto was too serious a name for her.
Distantly related to Mark Wahlberg.
Her maternal grandmother was English. Also has other English (distantly related to the Baronets Beresford, Viscounts of Tyrone, Earls of Tyrone and Marquesses of Waterford, to Barons Decies and to Baron Beresford, and to the Marquess of Campo-Maior Count of Trancoso in Portugal), Irish, German and remote Dutch ancestry.
Attended Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio.
Miss Ohio USA. 
Portrayed Dorothy Dandridge in the made for television film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (TV). Dorothy Dandridge was the first African- American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and coincidentally Halle Berry is the first to have won in that category.
Played a character called "Sharon Stone" in The Flintstones (1994). Ten years later she appeared with the real Sharon Stone in Catwoman (2004).
Mother is from Liverpool, England.
Voted #1 on BET's "All Shades of Fine: The 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years" (2005)
Smashed her head into set lights on the set of Catwoman (2004). She wasn't seriously injured.
Is named after the grand old Halle Building in Cleveland, Ohio, which originally housed the Halle Brothers department store. The building is now an office building and the fictional setting for the Winfred-Louder department store on "The Drew Carey Show" (1995).
Named one of the Top 10 authentic beauties in 2004. She was in the seventh rank in that list.
Was given her Oscar-winning role of Leticia Musgrove in Monster`s Ball (2001) after both Angela Bassett and Vanessa Williams turned the role down.
Older sister Heidi Berry (b. 1964) is estranged from Halle.
First actress to star in a "Bond-film" following an Oscar win
Announced she is pregnant with her first child, and due in March 2008.
One of People Magazine`s "50 Most Beautiful People." 
On Febuary 26, 2005, she showed up in person to accept the Razzie award for Worst Actress for her role as Catwoman (2004) and became the first actress to do so. Accepting the award, Berry smiled and said "Thank you and I hope to God I never see you guys again."
Studies acting under Ivana Chubbuck.
Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in People Magazine in 2004. She has now appeared on this list eight times, tying with Julia Roberts for the most appearances.
Adopted Eric Benu00e9t`s daughter India
Halle and her partner Gabriel Aubry became the parents of a daughter named Nahla Ariela Aubry, born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, on 16 March 2008.
Voted as #7 on the "Top 100 Sexiest Women 2004" in FHM [DK].
Is an active participant with the Jenesee Center (for abused women and children) in Los Angeles.
Half British on her mother`s side.
Named one of the 50 most beautiful people in People Magazine in 2003.
Named #6 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Voted the 10th Sexiest Female Movie Star in the Australian Empire Magazine September 2002.
Lost some hearing in one of her ears due to a physical encounter with a boyfriend in the early 90s.
Her first $1 million salary for a film was for Executive Decision (1996) - a part which she earlier refused.... until she was offered $1 million.
Her parents, Judith Ann Hawkins & Jerome Jesse Berry, divorced when she was 4 years old. She was then raised by her mom. When researching for her role of Dorothy Dandridge, she discovered that she and Dorothy were both born in the same Cleveland, Ohio hospital.
Her dress for the 2002 Oscars ceremony was voted the most popular from the first 75 years.
Was born in Cleveland but grew up in Bedford, Ohio. She still has family there.
Was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" by People Magazine in 2005
Named #41 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
The age difference between herself and Rosamund Pike in Die Another Day (2002) - 12 years and 5 months - is the greatest age difference between two Bond girls in one film since Alison Doody and Grace Jones - a difference of 18 years - in A View to a Kill (1985).
Attended Heskett Middle School in Bedford, Ohio.
April 10, 2002 - She received an injury on the set of _Die Another Day (2002)_. Halle was injured on location in Cadiz, Spain while shooting an action sequence that involved Pierce Brosnan firing on a helicopter being flown by Rick Yune.
Frequently hailed as one of Hollywood`s best dressed stars.
Became engaged to singer Eric Benu00e9t on 14 August 1999. Benet has a daughter, India (b. 1991).
First African American actress to win the Oscar for Best Actress.
She was placed on three years probation and ordered to pay $13,500 in fines and penalties after pleading no contest on May 10, 2000 to a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of a traffic accident. The judge also ordered the actress to perform 200 hours of community service and to make restitution as determined by the outcome of civil litigation arising from the February accident when she was driving a rented Chevrolet Blazer and ran a red light and crashed into another car on Sunset Boulevard. She left the scene of the accident before authorities arrived, suffered a gash to her head that required 20 stitches to close, and the woman (Hetal Raythatha) driving the other vehicle broke her wrist. Halle reported the accident to a police officer at the hospital where she sought treatment.
Received the 2,333rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 3, 2007.
She is the only official "Bond Girl" to win an Academy Award. Although Kim Basinger (Best Supporting Actress, L.A. Confidential (1997)) was a "Bond Girl", Never Say Never Again (1983) is not included in the list of 20 official James Bond films.
Wisely turned down the female lead in box office disaster Gigli (2003), which birthed the relationship of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.
Miss Ohio USA.  Miss Teen All American. 
May 2003 - Broke her arm on the set of Gothika (2003), filming in Montreal.
Was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" by People Magazine in 2002.
Is one of four African-American actresses to win an Oscar in a competitive category. In chronological order the others are: Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Whoopi Goldberg for Ghost (1990) and Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006).
Her favorite actresses are Dorothy Dandridge, Jodie Foster and Whoopi Goldberg.
Saved from choking on a fig by Pierce Brosnan during shooting of the love scene on Cuba for Die Another Day (2002).
Born at 9:03 p.m EDT
Ranked #15 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Voted #7 on VH1's "100 Hottest Hotties."
Named #5 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Sister Heidi b. 1964; is estranged from Halle.
She smokes ciggarets
Harvard University`s Hasty Pudding Theatricals` 2006 Woman of the Year
Ranked #96 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List.
Miss Teen All American. 
Ranked #55 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Early in her career she auditioned for the role of Tina Turner in What`s Love Got to Do with It (1993), but lost out to Angela Bassett who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance.
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2004 Razzie Award nominating ballot. She was suggessted in the Worst Actress category for her performance in the film Gothika (2003), she failed to receive a nomination however. The very next year though, she got a nomination for Worst Actress in the film Catwoman (2004).
Is type 1 diabetic.
Miss USA; first runner-up to Christy Fichtner who was on the first season of "Who Wants to Marry My Dad?" (2004).