#Profile | Halle Berry: Miss Hollywood Awards

Maria Halle Berry is celebrating her 55th birthday this Saturday, August 14. The American actress is known for having embodied the character of Storm in the cinematographic saga of the x-men. She also became the first black woman to receive the Academy Award for Best Actress for her film work. Monster’s Ball – After Hatred (2001).

Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and is the daughter of British Judith Hawkins and African American Jerome Jesse Berry. After her parents divorced at the age of 4, the actress found herself without any contact with her father, having been raised exclusively by her mother.

Before entering the field of representation, the actress participated in numerous beauty contests having won the Miss Teen All-American pageant in 1985 and Miss Ohio USA in 1986. Also in 1986, she finished the Miss USA in second place and becomes the first African-American woman to contest the title of Miss World for her country, placing sixth in the pageant. In addition to competitions, Halle also earned her journalism degree at Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio. However, he never practiced the profession. Outside of Hollywood’s big screens, the actress is an ambassador for the cosmetics brand Revlon.

it was in the movie In February of the Jungle (1991) that the actress began her acting career. However, he was only recognized with the character of Angela Lewis in the film production. The prince of women (1992), starring Eddie Murphy. Additionally, he was an antagonist in the movie The Flintstones (1994) and starred in the feature film why love goes crazy (1998).

Later, between 2000 and 2014, he played one of his most famous characters – Storm in the film saga of the x-men. Thus, he has represented with Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, among others. In 2003 he played the character Bond Girl, with Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, in the production 007 – Die another day. In addition, she has participated as a supporting actress in major films: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) e John Wick 3 (2019).

In addition to the long list of cinematographic works and projects in which she participated as an actress, Halle Berry directed, this year, the film Bruised. By extension, the cinematic work has its own participation as a protagonist, alongside Shamier Anderson and Adan Canto. The American actress already has two films confirmed for next year, namely: moon fall and the third film in the saga Kingsman.

As all talent is rewarded, so would Halle, who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (2000), the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a TV movie (2000) and the Oscar for best actress. (2002). In addition to these major awards, the actress has been nominated for more and won many more.

The extensive and excellent list of works continues to grow and each project Halle Berry does never ceases to amaze. With three decades of career, the actress shows that it is possible to maintain its skills and cash always more rewards on the set.

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