Ten fun facts about Kim Basinger
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Kim Basinger was born with the name Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger on 8th December 1953 in Athens, Georgia.
Kim Basinger was the first "Bond Girl" to have won an Oscar Award. She won it for her role in the movie “L.A. Confidential”. The Bond movie she acted in was “Never Say Never Again”.
She received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
After having a panic attack in a grocery store in 1980, she did not go out of her house for almost two months.Fact 5
Kim had never watched any Bond film before she was cast for the role on Domino in Never Say Never Again.Fact 6
Her name is very often pronounced as ‘bay-sing-er’ but is often mispronounced as ‘bass-in-er’.Fact 7
Kim Basinger won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Natural and she also won an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in L.A. Confidential.Fact 8
She is the third of five children and has two brothers and two sisters.Fact 9
Her ancestry includes German, Swedish, Irish and Cherokee Native American and she was raised a Methodist.Fact 10
She took part in the national Junior Miss pageant and was given the opportunity to sign a contract with the Ford Modeling Agency. Go to more people facts ❯
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