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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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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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When I came to L.A., I said, 'I want to take everything. I want to try it all.' And some friends said, 'Oh, try this.' That's always the way it gets started. And you know what? I tried cocaine, and I found that it made people sleep during the day. Every time I took it, I said, 'This is a joke.' The next day, I couldn't even . . . it's a debilitating drug. I hated that it made me so physically ... See more »

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Parents: Don Basinger (1923-2016), a jazz musician turned loan company manager, and Ann Cordell (born in 1926), a former model and champion swimmer. They separated in 1980. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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