Back to Awards
Sat, 11 Feb 2012 01:06:33 GMT | By Toni-Marie Ippolito
Oscars: Most memorable moments of the last 20 years

Halle Berry gets all choked up



halle berry won a best actress oscar for monster's ball (© Getty Images)
Next
Previous
Previous
  • Farrah Fawcett was left out of the Oscars memorial tribute (© Barry King/WireImage)
  • Gwyneth Paltrow won an Oscar for Shakespeare in Love (© TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
  • halle berry won a best actress oscar for monster's ball (© Getty Images)
  • Roberto Benigni won oscars for Life is Beautiful (© S Granitz/WireImage)
  • Cher rocks the feathered headdress (© Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection/WireImage)
  • bjork wore the infamous swan dress during the oscars (© Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
  • hugh jackman and anne hathaway performed during the 2009 academy awards (© Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • return of the king swept the 2004 academy awards (© AFP/Getty Images)
Next
Getty ImagesShow Thumbnails
Previous10 of 18Next
Share this Gallery

Halle Berry held back no emotion during the 2002 ceremony during her acceptance speech for her Best Actress win for "Monster's Ball." As the first black woman to win this award, Halle thanked role models saying: "This moment is for all the nameless, faceless women of color who now have a chance because this door tonight has been opened."

Advertisement