“This is very, very important.”
When Harley Berry was young, he liked to watch successful black actors play leading roles in movies and TV shows.since Catwoman The star was raised by a white mother, and she is eager to find someone who can truly connect with her.
“This is very, very important,” Berry explained in the PBS documentary US Masters: How to feel free. “It’s really difficult for me to find images of black women or women I can recognize.”
Until the actor saw Diahann Carroll (Diahann Carroll) Julia She realized that she wanted to be the type of woman.
Berry said: “Seeing Diahann Carroll as the star of the show, playing a mother, she is a nurse, educated and beautiful, and just rearranged me.” “It made me Realizing that I am valuable, I can turn to a woman every week who looks like the woman I want to be when I grow up.”
At the time, Carroll was the perfect role model Berry needed in his life.
She said: “I am a black child raised by a white woman, so I don’t have those pictures in my home.” “It has become very important for me to find them in TV and movies.”
Carol acting Julia Makes Berry want to work in the entertainment industry. Therefore, Berry is now one of the most successful actors today.
By appearing in the movie, she tells other black children that they can do it too.
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