Trivia and Quote
- In 2003, Berry was named No. 1 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in
the World poll.
- In 2005, She was No.1 on VH1's top 50 Sexiest Bodies countdown.
- She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1989.
- Channel 4 reported in 2006 that Berry has 6 toes on her right foot. 
  . However, she has since debunked that as the most
unusual, and untrue, rumor circulating about her. (Interviewed on
the WB11 Morning News, May 22, 2006)
- She had a kissing scene with Limp Bizkit frontman, Fred Durst, in the
"Behind Blue Eyes" music video which was the theme song for the
- She almost kissed Britney Spears (referred to the 2003 MTV VMA 'kiss'
performance) when they did teaser commercial for Saturday Night
Live. Both of them appeared on the show later that night.
- Halle Berry was considered for roles in Gigli, Speed, Indecent Proposal,
and What's Love Got to Do with It.
- She played the lead in a mini-series about Dorothy Dandridge, who was
the first black actress to be nominated for the Best Actress Academy
- No, I don't have to give this (Oscar)
back. It's got my name on it.
- I never in my life thought that I would
be here, winning a Razzie. It's not like I
ever aspired to be here, but thank you.
- When I was a kid, my mother told me that
if you could not be a good loser, then
there's no way you could be a good winner.
- I spent a lot of time with a crown on my
- I don't see a white woman. I see a black
woman, even though my mother is white [her
father Jerome is black]. Knowing that has
made my life easier, I think.
- Secretly part of me has always wanted to
try cocaine, but I just couldn't imagine
sniffing anything up my nose. It seems like
that would hurt.
- The worst thing a man can ever do is
kiss me on the first date.
- I think it's always best to be who you
- I really hated my nose. They (school
children) used to call me pug nose, or
buttons. Buttons was an early nickname and I
- A good role for a woman is hard to come
by - be she black, white, or sky-blue pink.
- I carried my Oscar to bed with me. My
first and only three-way happened that
- I am so ready to be a Mommy. I can't
wait! I notice every little baby dress,
every little baby toy, every little baby
- I like my character [in Executive
Decision]. She's a strong woman--one who
acts, not reacts. That's good for women, I
- I've pretty much learned I can let that
[being black] hinder me if I want to ... or
I can fight for different kinds of roles.
- Before you go alter body, do some
research and find out how many women have
major life-threatening complications from
nose jobs. Ask about how many nose jobs gone
terribly wrong, and if you thought your face
was wrong before, look what happens after.
The more we start augmenting our bodies, the
more and more we start to look alike, then
nobody is special anymore.
- I will never say never, but at this time
in my life NUDITY IS OUT.
- I know that there is a God - the God
within me that's always present and will
protect me. I'm not afraid to climb any
mountain, because I know that I'm protected.
Even if I fall and die, I'm still protected.
My faith is on that level.
- While being called beautiful is
extremely flattering, I would much rather be
noticed for my work as an actress.
- I meditate and pray all the time. The
faith and respect that I have in the power
of God in my life is what I've used to keep
myself grounded,, and it has allowed me to
move away from the storms that were in my
life. I'm still a work in progress, but I
know that as long as I stay close to God
I'll be all right.
- I'm so glad I did Swordfish because I
would never have been able to take a role
like Monster's Ball had I not got through
those inhibitions that were holding me back.
- When I was younger, living in an
all-black neighborhood the other kids
thought I was better than them because of my
light skin and straight hair. Then we moved
to an all-white neighborhood and that was a
culture shock ... I'd been used to being
around all black kids.
- When my husband wears this kind of oil,
I'm like a puppy.
- There's art and there's commerce. You
have to find a way to mesh the two. It's
important to do the little movies just for
the love of the art. But it's those big
movies that take you around the world and
make you globally famous.
- I'm a really good gymnast. I can do
splits and back handsprings. I'm always
asked to do it on a talk show. And every
time I go they say will you do it. I say
yeah, but I'm always wearing high heels or a
short dress. And I keep saying one time I'm
going to go on and wear jeans and sneakers
so I can do back flips.
- Just to be true to myself, which is why
I did this movie. I figured everyone was
going to freak out and say, 'Why would you
do that after Dorothy Dandridge?' My answer
is 'Because I can.' And that feels really
good to be comfortable saying that.
- I know that I will never find my father
in any other man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can
only be filled by him.
- I was black growing up in an all-white
neighborhood so I felt like I just didn't
fit in. Like I wasn't as good as everybody
else or as smart, or whatever.
- I understand now that 'special love'
exists between two people when the passions
lie beneath the surface.
- It very hard to separate one's self from
a character. Sometimes the people closest to
me have to be very understanding.
- Having a child is the most important
thing that I'll ever do in this life and it
was a responsibility I knew I had to be
reday for. It's a selfless love. That child
comes first, no matter what. And for the
longest time, I thought I was too selfish to
have a child. But now, I want babies. I want
to wear those maternity clothes.
- I don't know where they (tabloids) come
up with these things. One week, they have me
going out with him, and the next week, they
have me going out with someone else. Some
times I think to myself, 'People must think
that I am the biggest whore in town'. But
you have to laugh at it otherwise it would
tear you down.
- I wish all men were like dogs.
- Blackness is a state of mind and I
identify with the black community. Mainly,
because I realized, early on, when I walk
into a room, people see a black woman, they
don't see a white women. So out of that
reason alone, I identify more with the black