Alicia Silverstone She probably never would have guessed that some early-life acting and cheerleading experience could lead to a career renowned for its beauty queen roles. Dunst played cheerleader Torrance Shipman in the cheer comedy "Bring It On," but the actress was also a cheerleader in real life. The film was the first time in which she worked with a female director, Danish Susanne Biergiving her a new feeling of "thinking the same way", which she appreciated. Wilson Company. Continued on next slide. Silver Bear for Best Actress. Berry is also a Revlon spokesmodel.
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The following year, she caught the public's attention as a headstrong biracial slave in the TV adaptation of Queen:
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 Dandridgethe first African American to be nominated for Best Actress, and who was born at the same hospital as Berry, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Age. July 2, Known For.