"Halle Maria Berry"Although Encyclopedia Britannica/Britannica Kids [http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/article-9389354/Halle-Berry gives a 1968 birthdate], ([http://www.webcitation.org/69zB2I0ws archived] from the original on August 17, 2012), she stated in interviews prior to August 2006 that she would turn 40 then. See: [http://web.archive.org/web/20090103001746/http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/celebrity/Halle+Berry-9679.html FemaleFirst], [http://web.archive.org/web/20080107013643/http://www.darkhorizons.com/news06/berry.php DarkHorizons], [http://www.filmmonthly.com/Profiles/Articles/HalleBerryX3/HalleBerryX3.html FilmMonthly], and see also [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/07/20/earlyshow/leisure/celebspot/main630707.shtml CBS]. Accessed May 5, 2007. is an American actress and former fashion model. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in the romantic drama Monster's Ball (2001), becoming the first and, as of 2014, the only woman of African-American descent to win an Oscar for a leading role. She was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s and has been involved in the production of several of the films in which she performed. Berry is also a Revlon spokesmodel.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Halle Berry on Wikipedia.