Kim Basinger American actress born in Athens (Georgia, USA) December 8, 1953, in a family of dancers from the water ballet and jazz musician. Besides Kim family two younger sisters and two older brothers.
According to the actress, thought to try herself as a film actress came to her in the head after she took part in a school beauty contest, participation in which significantly increased her self-esteem. At 17, she won a beauty contest among juniors “Miss Georgia & raquo ;. This victory allowed her to take part in, held in New York City Competition” Miss America & raquo ;. Despite the fact that the victory this time got a different beauty, alone only participation was enough to her eyes fixed dozens of leading modeling agencies. In the early seventies photos of one of the most popular at the time centerfold America flaunted not only in the US, but also far beyond.
Around the same time, I felt ready for something more serious, Kim decided to try herself as an actress. Foundations acting received in one of the most prestigious studios acting “Neighborhood Playhouse & raquo ;. Closer to the center of the world of cinema, Los Angeles moved in 1976, almost immediately upon arrival received a few small roles in such series as”Man for six million dollars”(1974 – 1978) and”Charlie’s Angels” (1976 – 1981).
The brilliant work actress emerged one after another movies “Portrait Glamour”(1978) and the series”From Here to Eternity”(1979) does not go unnoticed, and in 1981 Kim debuts in the”cinema”the main female role in the dramatic western David Green”harsh country” (1981).
The first is known as an actress outside of the United States received through supporting role in a series of so-called “bondiniady””Never Say Never” (1983). In the same year, he gave their consent to film nude for the magazine” Playboy & raquo ;, it must be said that only has added to her popularity.
One of the most significant paintings of the actress, among the left on cinema screens in the mid-eighties, has become an erotic melodrama “9 1/2 Weeks & raquo ;, co-star which was no less popular at the time Mickey Rourke. Received for his role in this film quite flattering title of” Lady Erotic & raquo ;, Kim continued to act with renewed energy.
Among the most popular and commercially successful pictures with her participation: “Blind Date”(1987) with Bruce Willis.”Batman”(1989) with Jack Nicholson.”8 Mile”(2002) with Eminem,”Cell”(2004) Jason Statham, and Chris Evans. The role in the film”LA Confidential”(1997) with Kevin Spacey and Russell Crowe is a separate item, as it was she who brought, was absent for two years in connection with the birth of a child, Kim, long-awaited and well-deserved”Oscar”.
Father of the above child is no less famous actor Alec Baldwin. Kim’s second husband (the first – make-up artist Ron Britten), with whom she lived together from 1993 to 2001.
In spite of its more than 50 years still looks great and continues to act.