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'X-Men: Days of Future Past' releases a third and final official trailer

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' releases a third and final official trailer

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) -- Hugh Jackman takes center stage as Wolverine in the final trailer for "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
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New official 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' character posters released

New official 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' character posters released

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Iceman, Kitty Pryde, Colossus and Blink star in new character posters for the upcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past" film.
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Halle Berry talks juggling parenthood and acting

Halle Berry talks juggling parenthood and acting

April 2 (UPI) -- Halle Berry opened up about life with her two children during an interview with Extra.
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'X-Men: Days of Future Past' posts unique teaser trailer on Instagram

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' posts unique teaser trailer on Instagram

March 17 (UPI) -- "X-Men: Days of Future Past" has posted a unique teaser trailer on Instagram in anticipation of the film's second official trailer release.
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Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez are living separately

Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez are living separately

March 13 (UPI) -- Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez are reportedly drifting apart.
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard continue to speak out against paparazzi photos of kids

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard continue to speak out against paparazzi photos of kids

HOLLYWOOD, March 6 (UPI) -- Kristen Bell and husband Dax Shepard continue the dialogue on paparazzi pictures of kids in a heated interview on "Access Hollywood."
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Halle Berry discusses working and motherhood

Halle Berry discusses working and motherhood

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Halle Berry does not want more children, as she tells People magazine.
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'Movie 43,' 'After Earth' earn three Razzie Awards apiece

'Movie 43,' 'After Earth' earn three Razzie Awards apiece

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- The critically panned, box-office duds "Movie 43" and "After Earth" each earned three Golden Raspberry Awards in Los Angeles Saturday night.
People magazine vows not to publish paparazzi photos of celebrity kids

People magazine vows not to publish paparazzi photos of celebrity kids

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- People mag joins Just Jared and Entertainment Tonight in enacting a "no-kids policy," with some exceptions.
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'Extant' starts shooting in Los Angeles

'Extant' starts shooting in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Production began Monday in Los Angeles on "Extant," the new summer series starring Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry.

New 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' images featured on 25 Empire Covers

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Empire Magazine revealed 25 covers featuring "X-Men" characters from two different timelines.
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'Grown Ups 2' leads with 8 Razzie Award nominations

'Grown Ups 2' leads with 8 Razzie Award nominations

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Hollywood ensemble comedy "Grown Ups 2" was nominated for eight Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture, Wednesday morning.
Camryn Manheim joins 'Extant' cast

Camryn Manheim joins 'Extant' cast

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Camryn Manheim has been cast as a series regular in the new small-screen drama, "Extant," CBS announced Thursday.
'Extant' to air on Amazon shortly after CBS premiere

'Extant' to air on Amazon shortly after CBS premiere

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- CBS Corp. and Amazon.com announced Wednesday a content licensing agreement for "Extant," a new U.S. serialized drama starring Halle Berry.
'Extant' expands cast with Pierce Gagnon

'Extant' expands cast with Pierce Gagnon

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Child actor Pierce Gagnon has been cast in the upcoming U.S. drama series "Extant," CBS announced Tuesday.
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Halle Berry ( /ˈhæli ˈbɛri/; born August 14, 1966) is an American actress, former fashion model, and beauty queen. Berry received an Emmy, Golden Globe, SAG, and an NAACP Image Award for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and won an Academy Award for Best Actress and was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in Monster's Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2011, only woman of African American descent to have won the award for Best Actress. She is one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood and also a Revlon spokeswoman. She has been involved in the production side of several of the films in which she performed.

Before becoming an actress, Berry entered several beauty contests, finishing as the 1st runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant (1986), and coming in 6th place in the Miss World Pageant in 1986. She made her film debut with a small role in 1991's Jungle Fever. This led to starring roles in The Flintstones (1994), Bulworth (1998), X-Men (2000) and its sequels, and as Bond Girl Jinx in Die Another Day (2002). She also won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress in 2005 for Catwoman and accepted the award in person—one of the few performers to do so.

Berry was born Maria Halle Berry, though her name was legally changed to Halle Maria Berry in 1971. Berry's parents selected her middle name from Halle's Department Store, which was then a local landmark in her birthplace of Cleveland, Ohio. Her mother, Judith Ann (née Hawkins), who is Caucasian, was a psychiatric nurse. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was an African American hospital attendant in the same psychiatric ward where her mother worked; he later became a bus driver. Berry's maternal grandmother, Nellie Dicken, was born in Sawley, Derbyshire, England, while her maternal grandfather, Earl Ellsworth Hawkins, was born in Ohio. Berry's parents divorced when she was four years old; she and her older sister Heidi were raised exclusively by her mother. Berry has said in published reports that she has been estranged from her father since her childhood, noting in 1992, "I haven't heard from him since . Maybe he's not alive."

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