Kim Basinger

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Athens, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/08/1953, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Kim Basinger Fast Facts:
  • Ancestry is a mixture of Swedish, German and Cherokee Indian.
  • Competed in the Junior Miss Athens pageant in 1971; crowned Georgia's Miss Breck that same year.
  • Signed to a modeling contract by fashion mogul Eileen Ford in the early 1970s.
  • Appeared in ad campaigns for Breck, Maybelline, Clairol and Revlon.
  • Posed for Playboy magazine in 1983.
  • In 1989, bought the town of Braselton, GA, with a group of investors.
  • Met future husband Alec Baldwin on the set of 1991's The Marrying Man; they were wed from 1993 to 2002. They later engaged in a very public battle over custody of their daughter, Ireland.
  • Is an animal-rights activist and vegetarian.
  • Kim Basinger Relationships:
  • Skip Basinger - Brother
  • Ireland Baldwin - Daughter
  • Ann Basinger - Mother
  • Alec Baldwin - Ex-husband
  • Ron Snyder-Britton - Ex-husband
  • Ashley Basinger - Sister
  • Barbara - Sister
  • Don Basinger - Father
  • Mick Basinger - Brother
  • Kim Basinger Awards:
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1997 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1997 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Georgia, Athens, GA; attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater, New York, NY

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