Halle Berry’s high school experience as cheer captain, prom queen, newspaper editor and class president at an all-white school was an early indicator of the success she’d attain in the public eye. First, Miss Ohio, who suffers from Type 1 diabetes, stormed the pageant world, placing second in Miss USA and sixth in Miss World. By 1989, she moved onto the small screen with "Who’s The Boss" spinoff "Living Dolls." Other notable TV gigs include a season on "Knot’s Landing," "Their Eyes Were Watching God" and playing "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge," which earned her a Golden Globe and an Emmy. Playing a drug addict in 1991’s "Jungle Fever" opened the door to a genre-spanning fruitful movie career ("The Last Boy Scout," "Swordfish," "Losing Isaiah," "Boomerang," "Bulworth"). The bandage dress babe has been a Bond girl and two legendary comic book characters (Catwoman and Storm), but her most rewarding professional moment was probably when the Revlon spokesperson became the first African-American to win Best Actress for 2002’s "Monster’s Ball." It's probably only topped by the births of daughter Nahla in 2008 and son Maceo-Robert in 2013. The only category the "Extant" lead has seemed unable to master has been love as she’s twice divorced (baseball player David Justice and singer/sex addict Eric Benet) and split with Nahla’s dad, model Gabriel Aubry, after four years. She's hoping third time's a charm as she married her son's French actor father Oliver Martinez in 2013.
Halle Berry Search Results
Scream QueensCheck out the 13 sexiest scream queens in horror movies.
New 'Do DebutHalle Berry gives her signature pixie cut a break, opting for a chunky bob with light brown highlights.
Golden HeartCelebs attend the star-studded 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in New York.
Guess Her AgeFind out how old Helen Hunt and more ambiguously aged stars are.
Hair MakeoversHalle Berry swaps her short tresses for long ones, plus more hair makeovers.
Ice, Ice BabyLearn more about the beloved baubles belonging to Hayden Panettiere, Kim Kardashian, Olivia Wilde and more celebs.
Week In PhotosJennifer Lopez visits her old neighborhood in New York, plus more of your favorite stars this week in photos.
New WeaveClick to see a pic of Halle Berry stepping out with long hair extensions.
Prettiest LadiesCheck out Jennifer Lawrence, Sofia Vergara and more beauties of every age.
Hot Celeb MomsIn honor of Jennifer Lopez's 45th birthday on July 24, let's celebrate the sexiest A-list mamas!
From Crowd Ignite