Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning film composer, died at the age of 91, his lawyer told CNN Monday.
He died at dawn in a Rome hospital after falling and breaking his leg, his lawyer, Giorgio Assumma, said.
Morricone is best known internationally as the composer behind the instantly recognizable melodies from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." The Italian composer was famous for the tension-filled scores of spaghetti Westerns.
Halle Berry made history when she became the first African American to win the best actress Oscar. This was in 2002 for her role in "Monster's Ball", reports CNN. Since then, things haven't exactly gone the way one might expect. In a recent interview, Berry talked about the fact that Hollywood didn't exactly celebrate her. This is especially true in the wake of her starring role in 2004's "Catwoman" which bombed.