Halle Berry is an American actress, former fashion model, and one of the world's most beautiful women. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 14, 1966. She won an Academy Award in 2002 for "Monster's Ball," making her the first and, as of 2013, the only African-American woman...Read more to win an Oscar for a leading role. Aware of the significance of breaking this color barrier, her moving acceptance speech acknowledged her many predecessors she was indebted to like Dorothy Dandridge and Lena Horne, and dedicated the award to every "nameless, faceless woman of color that now has the chance because this door has opened." Berry is also known for playing Storm in the "X-Men" series (2000-present), as well as her roles in "Swordfish" (2001), "Die Another Day" (2002), "Catwoman" (2004), "Cloud Atlas" (2012), and "The Call" (2013). After going through two high-profile divorces, from baseball player David Justice then musician Eric Benet, Berry got engaged to French Canadian model Gabriel Aubry in 2012.