Robin's mother raised her and her younger sister in Westchester, Connecticut. Beautiful. She is an actress, known for One on One (2001), Recovery Road (2016) and Love & Basketball (2000). She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. In some ways it always feels like celebrities, models and movie stars are larger than life. Originally by Greg Stopera. With over 50 film and television ... Sharisse Jackson was born on August 31, 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts & raised in Costa Mesa, California. Her father was African-American and her mother ... Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio & raised in Bedford, Ohio. (Save for guys like Tom Cruise, that is!) Her early life hinted at her future career. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Close menu. 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