Golden Globe Award winner Halle Berry starred in and executive produced HBO’s acclaimed film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, for which she received the Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award, and three NAACP Image Awards, including Entertainer of the Year. Prior to that, she starred opposite Warren Beatty in Twentieth Century Fox’s political comedy Bulworth (1998), and in the Frankie Lymon biopic Why Do Fools Fall In Love? (1998)
Berry’s other feature film credits include her film debut opposite Samuel L Jackson in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever (1991); Stephen Gyllenhaal’s Losing Isaiah (1995), opposite Jessica Lange; Stuart Baird’s Executive Decision (1996), for which she won the Blockbuster Award® for Best Actress in an Action Drama; Brian Levant’s international hit live-action version of The Flintstones, and Reginald Hudlin’s Boomerang, with Eddie Murphy.
For television, Berry starred in the miniseries Oprah Winfrey Presents: The Wedding; Showtime’s original telefilm Solomon and Sheba, opposite Jimmy Smits; and in the title role in Alex Haley’s miniseries Queen, which became the highest-rated sequel in television history. Berry’s performance earned her the NAACP Image Award for Best Actress, as well as the Best Newcomer Award from the Hollywood Women’s Press Club.
In 1998, in honor of her achievements as an actress, the Harvard Foundation at Harvard University honored her as Cultural Artist of the Year.
Berry, who was the first runner-up in the 1986 Miss USA pageant and was recently named one of the People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World, continues her work as an international spokesperson for Revlon.