Best Actress Academy Award for Monster's Ball.
She was first runner-up in the 1986 Miss USA and was the first African American Miss World entrant.
She was awarded a Razzie for her acting in Catwoman, she also played Storm in X-Men, and was a Bond Girl in Die Another Day.
She gave birth to daughter, Nahla Ariela Aubry, in March of 2008 with then boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry.
She was in Monster's Ball with Billy Bob Thornton, and for that performance, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.