Doris Payne Is Still Lifting Ice
At MBL we certainly do not agree with supporting or glamorizing crime.
Yet the odd case of the jewel thief granny caught our eye. Still charming and mischievous at 83, she’s like no other kleptomaniac we’ve seen before. A feature feature film is said to be in the works with Halle Berry as lead.
From ABC: An 83-year-old jewel thief, who for 50 years robbed some of the world’s finest shops, was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to steal a $40,000 ring...Read Full Story
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Jewel Thief Halle Berry Was Destined To Portray Arrested Again, At 83Contactmusic.comThe aged jewel thief Halle Berry was once billed to play in a biopic has been arrested again in California. Doris Payne, 83, was back behind bars on Wednesday (30Oct13) after allegedly stealing a ring from a store in Palm Desert. She was arrested on …Notorious 83-Year-Old Jewel Thief, Set To Be Played By Halle Berry, Strikes AgainLAistDoris Payne, 83, notorious jewel thief, arrested yet againThe Spokesman...Read Full Story
Tue, 17 Feb 2009
Halle Berry has signed on to play a jewel thief on an upcoming film based on real events. She will play the title character in Eunetta Boone-scripted film "Who is Doris Payne."The film will center on Doris, a jewel thief whose modus operandi was to enter jewelry stores posing as a wealthy woman looking for a diamond ring. Her career spans decades and states, though she got arrested many times. She is currently serving a sentence in Las Vegas for stealing a ring from...Read Full Story
Doris Payne was an active jewel thief from 1955 to 2005. She was portrayed by Halle Berry in a 2010 movie. Find more news and information about Doris Payne here.