Knowledge Identifier: +Kim_Basinger
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1953.
Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (5%), Canada (5%)
Linked to: University of Georgia, Playboy, Utah Film Critics Association, American Broadcasting Company
After guest roles on TV shows such as Starsky and Hutch and Charlie's Angels in 1976, and a starring role on the short-lived series Dog and Cat, her first feature-length role was in a made-for-TV movie, Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold in which she played a smalltown young woman who goes to Hollywood to become an actress and winds up a famous centerfold for a men's magazine.
Alec Baldwin - Baldwin met his future wife Kim Basinger when they played lovers in the 1991 film "The Marrying Man"
In 1992, Basinger was guest vocalist on a re-recorded version of Was's "Shake Your Head", which featured Ozzy Osbourne on vocals, and reached the UK Top 5.
Veronica Lake - In the 1997 film "L.A. Confidential" , Kim Basinger won the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of a prostitute who is a Veronica Lake look-alike, and who is complimented by a police officer who tells her, "You look better than Veronica Lake"
He later wrote a memoir in 1998, Longer than Forever: The Story of Our Strange Marriage, about their time together, and her rumored affair with actor, Richard Gere, with whom she starred in No Mercy and Final Analysis.
L.A. Confidential (film) - In addition to the features from the original DVD, included are four new featurettes, the 2003 pilot of the proposed TV series starring Kiefer Sutherland, and film commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito
Lou Taylor Pucci - In 2009, Pucci had three films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival: "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men", directed by John Krasinski of "The Office"; "The Informers", with Billy Bob Thornton, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke, based on Bret Easton Ellis' collection of short stories of the same name; and "Arlen Faber" with Jeff Daniels and Lauren Graham
Ireland Baldwin - Baldwin made her acting debut in the 2013 film "Grudge Match", playing a younger version of Kim Basinger's character, Sally in flashback scenes
Basinger was interviewed by "Samaritan" magazine in August 2018, to raise awareness about the inhumane dog meat trade that remains rife in parts of Asia