Halle Berry through the years

Published On: Mar 11 2013 01:37:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

With Oscar-winner Halle Berry celebrating her 47th birthday Aug. 14, join us for a look back at her career so far.

Halle Berry through years - Monters Ball
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It was her role in 2001's "Monster's Ball" that set a new career high for Berry. Starring alongside Billy Bob Thornton as troubled wife of an executed murderer, Berry became the first black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress. The performance earned her several more honors, including the National Board of Review and the Screen Actors Guild best-actress awards.

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