Halle Berry is an actress, model and former pageant girl. The Cleveland native was a runner-up in the Miss USA pageant in 1986. Her breakthrough role was as a junkie in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever. She earned an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of fellow Cleveland native and lookalike Dorothy Dandridge. She also earned an academy award for her controversial role in Monster’s Ball. She is the first to publicly accept her Razzie “award” for Worst Actress in Catwoman; she gets brownie points for being such a great sport about the affair.
The twice divorced star is a Revlon spokesmodel for several years and was the face of Versace. She met her partner supermodel-restaurateur Gabriel Aubry at the Versace shoot and they are expecting a child soon, the first for both. Though 41 and diabetic, she appears healthier, happier and more beautiful than ever.