- As a teen, won Pennsylvania's Miss Crawford County beauty pageant, which led to a modeling contract with the Ford agency.
- Appeared in many TV commercials early in career, including spots for Clairol, Burger King and Maybelline.
- Appeared on the first episode of Star Search, winning the spokesmodel competition.
- Made her film debut in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories (1980) in a brief role as "pretty woman on train."
- Before landing her breakout role in 1993's Basic Instinct, was passed over for the female leads in Batman and Dick Tracy.
- 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
- 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Winner
- 2000, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 1995, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2007, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- 1993, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
- 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- Laird Vonne Stone — Son
- Michael Greenburg — Ex-husband
- Roan Joseph Bronstein — Son
- Quinn Kelly Stone — Son
- William J. MacDonald — Ex-fiancé
- Dwight Yoakam — Ex-significant Other
- Mike Stone — Brother
- Kelly Stone Singer — Sister
- Dorothy Stone — Mother
- Phil Bronstein — Ex-husband
- Joseph Stone — Father
- Patrick Stone — Brother
- Attended Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
- Birth Name: Sharon Yvonne Stone
- Birth Place: Meadville, PA
- Profession: Actor, Producer, Model
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