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Kim Basinger


Kim Basinger was born December 8, 1953, in Athens, Georgia, the third of five children. Both her parents had been in entertainment, her dad had played big-band jazz, and her mother had performed water ballet in several Esther Williams movies. Kim was introspective, from her father's side. As a schoolgirl, she was very shy. To help her overcome ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Lynn Bracken
(1997)
Batman
Batman Vicki Vale
(1989)
8 Mile
8 Mile Stephanie Smith
(2002)
Cellular
Cellular Jessica Martin
(2004)

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 2014/I The 11th Hour
Maria
 2014 4 Minute Mile
Claire Jacobs
 2012 Black November
Kristy
 2006 The Mermaid Chair (TV Movie)
Jessie Sullivan
 2006/I Even Money
Carolyn
 2004 Elvis Has Left the Building
Harmony Jones
 2000 I Dreamed of Africa
Kuki Gallmann
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Kim Basinger
- When You Dish Upon a Star (1998) ... Kim Basinger (voice)
 1993 The Real McCoy
Karen McCoy
 1986 9½ Weeks
Elizabeth
 1981 Killjoy (TV Movie)
Laury Medford
 1979 From Here to Eternity (TV Mini-Series)
Lorene Rogers
- Part I (1979) ... Lorene Rogers
- Part II (1979) ... Lorene Rogers
- Part III (1979) ... Lorene Rogers
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
Allison Jorden
- Lady Ice (1978) ... Allison Jorden
 1977 Dog and Cat (TV Movie)
Officer J.Z. Kane
 1977 Dog and Cat (TV Series)
Officer J.Z. Kane
- Yesterday's Woman (1977) ... Officer J.Z. Kane
- Dead Skunk (1977) ... Officer J.Z. Kane
- Brother Death (1977) ... Officer J.Z. Kane
- A Duck Is a Duck (1977) ... Officer J.Z. Kane
- Live Bait (1977) ... Officer J.Z. Kane
 1977 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Janet Carney
- Dark Sunrise (1977) ... Janet Carney
 1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Lorraine Stenger
- The Ultimate Imposter (1977) ... Lorraine Stenger
 1976 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Linda Oliver
- Angels in Chains (1976) ... Linda Oliver
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series)
Sheila
- Night Train to Dallas (1976) ... Sheila
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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 14 Articles | 42 Pictorials | 57 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I see need, I understand it. Whether it's emotional of physical or mental need, we all need. Not that we necessarily have to stand for being needy. See more »

Trivia:

Kim has English, and a smaller amount of German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry, as well as remote French roots. She is also often attributed as having Swedish and Cherokee Native American ancestry, but it is not clear if these lineages have been verified/documented. See more »

Trademark:

Lisp, breathless voice See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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