Oscars: 11 Past Best Actress winners

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, January 27, 2011

10 of 11: Halle Berry made history in 2002 as the first African American woman to win Best Leading Actress at the Academy Awards for her performance in 'Monster Ball.' Berry played the role of a black woman who becomes romantically involved with a racist prison guard. (A.M.P.A.S.)

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