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Judith Ann Hawkins


Judith Ann Hawkins is a retired psychiatric nurse known as the mother of Halle Berry. Halle Berry is an actress who appeared in Boomerang, Bulworth, and more.

Early Life and Childhood

Judith Ann Hawkins’s date of birth is 1939 in her birthplace, Sawley Derbyshire, England.  Her age is currently 85 years old. And, she was born to her father Earl Ellsworth Hawkins, and her mother Nellie Dicken. Besides that, she has not disclosed the data related to her siblings and other family members.

Moreover, she must be well-educated but, he educational background is not mentioned yet.


Previously, Judith Ann Hawkins served as a hospital nurse. As of now, she is widely known as the mother of Halle Berry. In 1989, Halle Berry moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting. After a lot of struggle, she was offered a role in the television series ‘Living Dolls.’

Moreover, after 12 episodes, The ABC network canceled the series. In 1991, finally, she made her film debut in a minor role in Spike Lee’s ‘Jungle Fever.’ In addition, she played a drug addict named ‘Vivian,’ in the movie.

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Caption: Judith Ann Hawkins’s daughter in a show. Source: Getty Image

She was noticed after her first film and was offered to play the title role in ‘Alex Haley’s Queen. Thus, it is a television miniseries that was aired in three installments in February 1993, on ‘CBS.’ She was also offered the role of a drug addict ‘Khaila Richards’ in ‘Losing Isaiah, in 1995. In the 1990s, she has been seen in movies like Executive Decision’ (1996), ‘B.A.P.S’ (1997), and ‘Bulworth’ (1998).

More about career

Similarly, she landed a role as a psychiatrist in the supernatural thriller ‘Gothika, in 2003. Thus, in the movie, her character is accused of committing murder. Moving on, in the upcoming years, she has seen moves like Catwoman’ (2004), and ‘Androbots’ (2005).
In the year 2007, she was offered to play a role in the movie Perfect Stranger. Therefore, in 2010, she played ‘Frankie’ in ‘Frankie & Alice. In the movie, she portrayed a woman who has 2 alters and suffers from a dissociative identity disorder. Also, she was seen playing multiple roles in the 2012 science fiction film ‘Cloud Atlas.’
In the year, 2014, she reprised her role as ‘Storm’ in the superhero film ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past. Likewise, she made an appearance in the stand-up comedy concert film ‘Kevin Hart: What Now? in 2016. In the upcoming years, she was seen portraying the role of an agent.
Thus, it was for the movie titled ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle. During the 1992 Los Angeles riots in Kings, she also appeared as a working-class mother, in 2017. In the Chad Stahelki-directed film John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum, she played ‘Sofia, in 2019.

Net Worth 2024

There is no information available about her net worth and earnings so is her source of income. However, on the other hand, her daughter Halle Berry has a net worth of $80 million as of 2022.

Personal life

Previously, Judith Ann Hawkins was married to Jerome Jesse Berry. In addition, her ex-husband was a hospital attendant. Moreover, they never shared information about their relationship. Furthermore, from their marriage, they were blessed with 2 daughters. In 1964 she gave birth to Heidi Berry and in 1966 to Halle Berry.

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Caption: Judith Ann Hawkins with her daughter. Source: Pinterest

Therefore, she became a victim of domestic violence. Thus, he husband used to assault her physically which became the reason for their divorce. Finally, in the year 1970, she filed for divorce from him. She gained her 2 daughters alone being a single mother, after the separation. Unfortunately, on January 24, 2003, her ex-husband died of a brain tumor.

Judith Ann Hawkins – Body Measurements

Judith Ann Hawkins is very pretty and beautiful. But, the celebrity mother has not revealed any details about her physics i.e., height, weight, body measurement, and more. Moreover, Hawkins has blonde hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes.

Judith Ann Hawkins – Social Media

In addition, Judith Ann Hawkins is not seen active on social media sites i.e., Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.