Named after a department store, this former prom queen led a charmed life in her hometown of Cleveland. But the rest hasn't been all tiaras and roses. Halle survived two divorces, a controversial hit and run charge, and a Razzie award for Catwoman to become the first African-American to win the Oscar for Best Actress. We'll take a revealing look at her journey from the most popular girl in school... to one of the hottest women in Hollywood.
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When Halle Berry started out as an actress, Hollywood was a very different place. Her career and her historic Oscar win for Best Actress have helped to change the landscape for African-American actresses.
Even though Halle Berry is one of Hollywood's leading ladies, that she has also set a new standard of beauty as the face of Revlon for over a decade.
Halle Berry survived two divorces, a controversial hit and run charge, and a Razzie award for "Catwoman" to become the first African-American to win the Oscar for Best Actress.