Kim Basinger

Actor + Fashion Model
Born Dec 8, 1953

Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger is an American actress, singer, and former fashion model. She is known for her portrayals of Domino Petachi, the Bond girl in Never Say Never Again, and Vicki Vale, the female lead in Batman (1989). Basinger received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture nomination for her work in The Natural (1984). She won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in L.A.… Read More

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1953 Birth Basinger was born in Athens, Georgia, on December 8, 1953. … Read More


1976 22 Years Old In 1976, after five years as a cover girl, Basinger quit modeling and moved to Los Angeles to act. … Read More
1979 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1979, she co-starred with Natalie Wood, William Devane and Steve Railsback in the miniseries remake of From Here to Eternity, reprising the role in a 13-episode spinoff that aired in 1980. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She starred in several made-for-TV films, including a remake of From Here to Eternity (1979), before making her feature debut in the 1981 drama Hard Country. … Read More


1986 32 Years Old In 1986, Basinger starred opposite Mickey Rourke in Adrian Lyne's controversial erotic romantic drama 9½ Weeks. … Read More
1988 34 Years Old They separated in November 1988, when she left him for Batman producer Jon Peters, and were divorced a few days before Christmas 1989. … Read More
1989 35 Years Old The highest-grossing film of her career thus far was Tim Burton's 1989 film Batman, where Basinger played the role of photojournalist Vicki Vale. … Read More
1990 36 Years Old She met her second husband, Alec Baldwin, in 1990 when they played lovers in The Marrying Man, and they married on August 19, 1993. … Read More
1992 38 Years Old In 1992, Basinger was a guest vocalist on a re-recorded version of Was (Not Was)'s "Shake Your Head", which also featured Ozzy Osbourne on vocals, and reached the UK Top 5. … Read More


1997 43 Years Old In 1997, after a three-year hiatus from acting, Basinger made a comeback as the femme fatale in Curtis Hanson's neo-noir L.A. Confidential alongside Guy Pearce and Russell Crowe. … Read More
2000 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 2000 interview with Charlie Rose, Basinger said that L.A. Confidential and her next project, I Dreamed of Africa (2000) (where she played Kuki Gallmann), were the most pleasurable of her career and that the cast were all there for the right reasons. … Read More


2004 50 Years Old In 2004, Basinger co-starred with Jeff Bridges and Jon Foster in The Door in the Floor, a drama with heavy sexual themes adapted from the novel A Widow for One Year by John Irving. … Read More
2008 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Her next film, The Burning Plain, was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008 and at the Savannah Film Festival in October 2008. … Read More


2014 60 Years Old As of 2014, Basinger is in a relationship with Mitch Stone, whom she has known since 1998 when he worked as her hairstylist on the film I Dreamed of Africa. … Read More
2016 62 Years Old In January 2016, it was announced that Basinger would play Elena Lincoln in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey. … Read More
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