Halle Berry

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Halle Berry started a career as a fashion model before switching her profession to acting. The American actress appeared in various TV shows including ‘Living Dolls’ and ‘Knots Landing’ before making her way into the film industry. After landing a few small roles in movies, Berry’s big break came in 1992 with her performance in ‘Boomerang’ alongside Eddie Murphy. Since then, she has starred in, as well as helped produce, many successful films. Some of her best known roles came in films like ‘Die Another Day’, ‘Swordfish’, the ‘X-Men’ series of films, ‘Cloud Atlas’ and ‘Monster’s Ball’, a role for which she won an Academy Award in 2002. Halle is a mother, and is married to husband Oliver Martinez. Berry has been named the sexiest and most beautiful woman in the world by magazines like Esquire, FHM and People. She is also a spokesmodel for cosmetic giants Revlon, and has launched her own perfume lines. In 2008 she launched the ‘Halle’ fragrance line, followed by her ‘Reveal’ line in 2010, and her most recent release ‘Closer’ in 2012.