Holly Marie BERRY (BERRY Halle)( Actress)
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Biography Holly Marie BERRY (BERRY Halle)
Full Name: Halle Maria Berry
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Halle Maria Berry was born August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. Parents named her in honor of the Halle Building - Cleveland majestic old building, which houses the Halle Brothers department store. The couple, Judith and Jerome Berry, unfortunately, divorced when Holly was only four years, so it was with her sister Heidi was brought up by one mother.
. Holly's half African-American, half - the eastern blood, so it all his life fighting for the rights of black
. When their family moved to the "White Block", Holly and Heidi had to go through many unpleasant experiences in connection with a dark complexion, and even then, Holly has decided to do everything possible to its origin had no effect on her life.
. While still in school, she decided to tie my life to show business
. Holly enrolled in the cheerleading section (a support group at a sporting event), became a member of the school committee, the editor of the school newspaper, class president. It is not surprising that in the end it was recognized school prom queen of the ball.
In 1983, when Holly was only 17 years old, recorded her boyfriend at the Miss Ohio ". And again, it is universally acknowledged and crown the winner.
But this was not the limit. Later, Holly, and won several other prestigious competitions: Miss American teenager, "" Miss USA "(second place)," 50 most beautiful people in the world "(according to People Magazine` 98).
. In 1986, Holly entered into one of college journalism department at the Cleveland
. But she did not finish their studies and scientific researches have preferred career model. And acting classes in Chicago. But to become a professional model Holly could not - did not allow her 162 cm growth.
. The aspiring actress regularly went to various plays, but for a long time nothing but commercials and small roles in serials such as "Living Dolls", she was not offered
. She refused Aaron Spelling (Charlie's Angels "), has not received it and the role in" Speed ", a movie that made a star of Sandra Bullock.
But Holly did not give up, and in 1989, luck finally smiled a black beauty. She received a drug in the movie "Jungle Fever" and played along with Samuel Lee Jackson. Holly wanted to play this role as best as possible and for this ten days before the shooting stopped to wash, but to get used to the image, meet and talk with these addicts.
. Then it is back on TV, where she won a role in a popular night-series
. But Holly had dreamed of a big screen, so agreed to the role of exotic girlfriend Damon Wayans in the movie "The Last Boy Scout". As in previous cases, Holly with his head went into the role and that both should be prepared for it, convinced the owner of one of Hollywood's strip clubs allow her to dance on stage.
. In 1993 she starred with Eddie Murphy in "Boomerang" and was married to baseball player David Dzhustisa
. But the marriage was not entirely successful - a few years later they divorced.
But Holly achieve ever greater success in their careers. After playing illiterate alcoholic who has abandoned in the trash can my child ( "Case of Isaiah", 1994), Holly noticed, and poured a variety of proposals. She starred in "Black American Princesses," "Desperate dad," "Bulvorte" and "Wedding". And for the role of Dorothy Dandridge in the eponymous mini-series, Holly received a Golden Globe and an Emmy as best actress of TV films.
Her talent noticed film producers "X-Men" (where she played the mutant Storm) and "Password" Swordfish ". With the last film involves a lot of gossip: for the fact that Holly's exposed breasts, they say, she paid 500 thousand dollars more over pre-specified 2 million. Since then, the smaller it does not agree.
. Another scandal was the escape from the place of Holly Road accident, . when she rented a Chevrolet blazer ", . traveled at high speed through red lights, . crashed into another car and left the scene, . not give any assistance bleeding woman,
. Fortunately, she did not die, though, and held in the hospital for about six months. The court sentenced him to three years Holly conditionally, 13,5 thousand dollars fine and 300 hours of community service. It happened in February 2000 - just two years before receiving an Oscar. Today, Holly is trying to forget about this unpleasant incident - among other things, she got in an accident a deep wound on his forehead.
. Now Holly - a person Revlon, the first in U.S. history, a black owner of an Oscar for the film "Monster's Ball", a member of the Association of diabetes (newly diagnosed it is a disease) and the wife of famous U.S. singer Eric Benet.
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