Abandoned by her father, struggling through a troubled youth as a biracial child in Cleveland, Ohio, and surviving an abusive relationship, Halle Berry faced extraordinary odds. But no one could have dreamed how far her determination would take ...
ake her. From a breakout role in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever to her Emmy Award-winning performance in HBO's Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Halle exhibited a tenacity that would eventually lead to Monster's Ball. The role not only proved to be a personal triumph for the actress originally deemed "too pretty" to play it, but would land the victorious Halle Berry an Oscar® -- making her the first African-American actress in history to receive the honor.
Introducing Halle Berry is the inspiring story of a woman who transformed a personal victory into a historic achievement that would speak to millions -- a Hollywood ending that serves as a sweet beginning to a remarkable new life and career. With new interviews with Halle's friends, directors and high-school class-mates, Introducing Halle Berry is the story of a movie star whose own life would make a thrilling movie.
Number of pages: 256
Date of publication: 01/11/2002
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