Today in History: In 1966 Academy Award Winning Actress Halle Berry Was Born

Halle Berry

Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, Sag, and an NAACP image award for introducing Dorothy Dandridge.

She won an academy award for best actress and was nominated for a BAFTA award in 2001 for her performance in monster’s ball, becoming the first and, as of 2012, only woman of African American descent to have won the award for best actress.

She is one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood and has been involved in the production side of several of the films in which she performed.

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