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  • Halle Berry

    Born on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio

awards & nominations

Frankie & Alice (2010)

Halle Berry as "Frankie"

A therapist (Stellan Skarsgård) treats a black stripper (Halle Berry) who has multiple personality disorder, including that of an imperious white racist.

Golden Globe (2010) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Monster's Ball (2001)

Halle Berry as "Leticia Musgrove"

"Monster's Ball" is a hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful, life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Billy Bob Thornton), an embittered prison guard working on Death Row who begins an unlikely, but emotionally charged affair with Leticia (Halle Berry), the wife of a man he has just executed.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Academy Award (2001) Won Best Actress
Golden Globe (2001) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)

Halle Berry as "Dorothy Dandridge"

Based on a true story, this film chronicles the life of Dorothy Dandridge, the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress. Dandridge (Halle Berry) begins her career working as a nightclub singer before eventually breaking into Hollywood, where she meets her steadfast manager (Brent Spiner) and struggles against racism. Her rise to stardom introduces her to Otto Preminger (Klaus Maria Brandauer), a film director with whom she develops a complicated relationship.

Emmy (Primetime) (2000) Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (1999) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

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