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Is a spokeswoman for Revlon cosmetics. (imdb.com)

She was placed on three years probation and ordered to pay $13,500 in fines and penalties after pleading no contest on May 10, 2000 to a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of a traffic accident. The judge also ordered the actress to perform 200 hours of community service and to make restitution as determined by the outcome of civil litigation arising from the February accident when she was driving a rented Chevrolet Blazer and ran a red light and crashed into another car on Sunset Boulevard. She left the scene of the accident before authorities arrived, suffered a gash to her head that required 20 stitches to close, and the woman (Hetal Raythatha) driving the other vehicle broke her wrist. Halle reported the accident to a police officer at the hospital where she sought treatment. (imdb.com)

Is type 1 diabetic. (imdb.com)

One of People Magazine`s "50 Most Beautiful People." [1998] (imdb.com)

Miss Ohio USA. [1986] Miss Teen All American. [1985] (imdb.com)

Miss USA; first runner-up to Christy Fichtner who was on the first season of "Who Wants to Marry My Dad?" (2004). [1986] (imdb.com)

Attended Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio. (imdb.com)

In high school, was an honor society member, editor of the school paper, and class president. Was also crowned prom queen. (imdb.com)

Lost some hearing in one of her ears due to a physical encounter with a boyfriend in the early 90s. (imdb.com)

First African American actress to win the Oscar for Best Actress. (imdb.com)

Older sister Heidi Berry (b. 1964) is estranged from Halle. (imdb.com)

First black American in the Miss World Competition. She didn`t win a prize but her dress did. (imdb.com)

Half British on her mother`s side. (imdb.com)

Named one of the Top 10 authentic beauties in 2004. She was in the seventh rank in that list. (imdb.com)

Frequently hailed as one of Hollywood`s best dressed stars. (imdb.com)

Her favorite actresses are Dorothy Dandridge, Jodie Foster and Whoopi Goldberg. (imdb.com)

Harvard University`s Hasty Pudding Theatricals` 2006 Woman of the Year (imdb.com)

Was born in Cleveland but grew up in Oakwood Village, Ohio. She still has family there. (imdb.com)

Mother is from Liverpool, England. (imdb.com)

Adopted Eric Benét`s daughter India (imdb.com)

Distantly related to Mark Wahlberg. (imdb.com)

Saved from choking on a fig by Pierce Brosnan during shooting of the love scene on Cuba for Die Another Day (2002). (imdb.com)

Halle and her partner Gabriel Aubry became the parents of a daughter named Nahla Ariela Aubry, born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, on 16 March 2008. (imdb.com)

Early in her career she auditioned for the role of Tina Turner in What`s Love Got to Do with It (1993), but lost out to Angela Bassett who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance. (imdb.com)

Was given her Oscar-winning role of Leticia Musgrove in Monster`s Ball (2001) after both Angela Bassett and Vanessa Williams turned the role down. (imdb.com)

One of only three actresses, along with Faye Dunaway and Liza Minnelli, to win both the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Razzie Award for Worst Actress (Dunaway shared her award with Bo Derek). (imdb.com)

Her parents, Judith Ann Hawkins & Jerome Jesse Berry, divorced when she was 4 years old. She was then raised by her mom. When researching for her role of Dorothy Dandridge, she discovered that she and Dorothy were both born in the same Cleveland, Ohio hospital. (imdb.com)

She is currently the highest paid black actress in Hollywood. [2004] (imdb.com)

The first actress to star and portray two different comic book characters for two different comic book companies: "Storm" for Marvel's X-Men (2000) and X2 (2003), and "Catwoman" for D.C Comics's Catwoman (2004). (imdb.com)

Her dress for the 2002 Oscars ceremony was voted the most popular from the first 75 years. (imdb.com)

Voted #1 on BET's "All Shades of Fine: The 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years" (2005) (imdb.com)

May 2003 - Broke her arm on the set of Gothika (2003), filming in Montreal. (imdb.com)

Ranked #15 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002). (imdb.com)

Named #6 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006). (imdb.com)

Is one of four African-American actresses to win an Oscar in a competitive category. In chronological order the others are: Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Whoopi Goldberg for Ghost (1990) and Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006). (imdb.com)

Is named after the grand old Halle Building in Cleveland, Ohio, which originally housed the Halle Brothers department store. The building is now an office building and the fictional setting for the Winfred-Louder department store on "The Drew Carey Show" (1995). (imdb.com)

Is one of only 7 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg and Angela Bassett. (imdb.com)

Graduate of Bedford High School, Bedford, Ohio (imdb.com)

Became engaged to singer Eric Benét on 14 August 1999. Benet has a daughter, India (b. 1991). (imdb.com)

Named #5 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005) (imdb.com)

Was a Bearcats cheerleader at Bedford High School. (imdb.com)

She is the only official "Bond Girl" to win an Academy Award. Although Kim Basinger (Best Supporting Actress, L.A. Confidential (1997)) was a "Bond Girl", Never Say Never Again (1983) is not included in the list of 20 official James Bond films. (imdb.com)

Studies acting under Ivana Chubbuck. (imdb.com)

Her first $1 million salary for a film was for Executive Decision (1996) - a part which she earlier refused.... until she was offered $1 million. (imdb.com)

Sister Heidi b. 1964; is estranged from Halle. (imdb.com)

Was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" by People Magazine in 2002. (imdb.com)

Turned down the role of Annie in Speed (1994/I). (imdb.com)

Smashed her head into set lights on the set of Catwoman (2004). She wasn't seriously injured. (imdb.com)

Miss Teen All American. [1985] (imdb.com)

Was featured as #7 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002) (imdb.com)

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