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No, emerging from the surf to be greeted by James Bond as Ursula Andress had 40 years earlier.
She starred in the psychological thriller Gothika opposite Robert Downey, Jr.
Her graphic nude love scene with a racist character played by co-star Billy Bob Thornton was the subject of much media chatter and discussion among African Americans.
Many in the African-American community were critical of Berry for taking the part.
In addition to her Academy Award, Berry garnered high-profile roles in the 2000s, such as Storm in X-Men (2000), the thrillers Swordfish (2001) and Gothika (2003), and the spy film Die Another Day (2002), where she played Bond girl Jinx.
She then appeared in the X-Men sequels, X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).
offered her; Berry appeared as Leticia Musgrove, the troubled wife of an executed murderer (Sean Combs), in the 2001 feature film Monster's Ball.
Her performance was awarded the National Board of Review and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress; in an interesting coincidence she became the first woman of color to win the Academy Award for Best Actress (earlier in her career, she portrayed Dorothy Dandridge, the first African American to be nominated for Best Actress, and who was born at the same hospital as Berry, in Cleveland, Ohio).
In the 1999 HBO biopic Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, she portrayed the first black woman to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and it was to Berry a heart-felt project that she introduced, co-produced and fought intensely for it to come through. Berry won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the romantic drama film Monster's Ball (2001), becoming to date the only woman of African American descent to have won the award.Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy Boomerang (1992), alongside Eddie Murphy, which led to roles in films, such as the family comedy The Flintstones (1994), the political comedy-drama Bulworth (1998) and the television film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.She was the 1986 Miss USA first runner-up to Christy Fichtner of Texas.In the Miss USA 1986 pageant interview competition, she said she hoped to become an entertainer or to have something to do with the media.