Halle Berry, Actress: Catwoman. Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was African-American, and worked as a hospital attendant. Her mother, Judith Ann (Hawkins), who is Caucasian, has English and German ancestry, and is a retired psychiatric nurse. Looking for Halle Berry's hottest photos? Find all of the sexiest pictures of the Academy Award-winning actress here. Aug 31, · Halle Berry is an actress and former model known for Monster's Ball, Gothika, Catwoman, Swordfish, Die Another Day, Extant and as Storm in the X-Men film.5/5(2).