She starred alongside Natalie Deselle Reid in the 1997 comedy film B*A*P*S.
In 1998, Berry received praise for her role in Bulworth as an intelligent woman raised by activists who gives a politician (Warren Beatty) a new lease on life.
She was the 1986 Miss USA first runner-up to Christy Fichtner of Texas.
In the Miss USA 1986 pageant interview competition, she said she hoped to become an entertainer or to have something to do with the media.
In addition to her Academy Award win, Berry garnered high-profile roles in the 2000s, such as Storm in X-Men (2000), the action crime thriller Swordfish (2001), and the spy film Die Another Day (2002), where she played Bond Girl Jinx.
She then appeared in the X-Men sequels, X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).
No, emerging from the surf to be greeted by James Bond as Ursula Andress had 40 years earlier.
She starred in the psychological thriller Gothika opposite Robert Downey, Jr.She appeared as Leticia Musgrove, the troubled wife of an executed murderer (Sean Combs), in the 2001 feature film Monster's Ball.Her performance was awarded the National Board of Review and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress; in an interesting coincidence she became the first woman of color to win the Academy Award for Best Actress (earlier in her career, she portrayed Dorothy Dandridge, the first African American to be nominated for Best Actress, and who was born at the same hospital as Berry, in Cleveland, Ohio).Her interview was awarded the highest score by the judges.According to the Current Biography Yearbook, Berry "...pursued a modeling career in Chicago....The NAACP issued the statement: "Congratulations to Halle Berry and Denzel Washington for giving us hope and making us proud.