Becoming ... Halle Berry

See the Catwoman star's evolution from beauty pageant-queen to red-carpet royalty. By Lucy Maher


In her latest action film, Catwoman, Berry (in Roberto Cavalli at the L.A. premiere) plays Patience Philips, a woman who becomes the leather bodysuit-clad feline fatale to fight the corrupt cosmetics company she works for – and romances a cop (Benjamin Bratt) in the process.