In 1976 After Five Years As A Cover Girl Basinger Quit Modelling

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She has said “I just couldn’t please him enough. She competed in the national Junior Miss pageant and was offered a modeling contract with Ford Modeling Agency. She turned it down in favor of singing and acting, and enrolled at the University of Georgia, but soon reconsidered and went to New York to become a Ford model. in 1976, after five years as a cover girl, Basinger quit modelling and moved to Los Angeles to act. She was cast as prostitute Lorene Rogers in the 1979 NBC miniseries remake of the 1953 film From Here to Eternity.
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Kim Basinger Competed In The National Junior Miss Pageant And Was Offered A

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She is known for her portrayals of Domino Petachi, the Bond girl in Never Say Never Again (1983), and Vicki Vale, the female lead in Batman (1989). Her mother, Ann (née Cordell), was a model, an actress, and a swimmer who appeared in several Esther Williams films. She competed in the national Junior Miss pageant and was offered a modeling contract with Ford Modeling Agency.

Kim Basinger Was Then Cast As A Prostitute In From Here To Eternity

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Kimila Ann “Kim” Basinger ( /’be?s???r/ bay-sing-?r, often mispronounced /’bæs?nd??r/ bass-in-j?r; born December 8, 1953) is an American actress, singer, and former fashion model. Her mother, Ann (née Cordell), was a model, an actress, and a swimmer who appeared in several Esther Williams films. She was then cast as a prostitute in From Here to Eternity (1979), in which she starred alongside Natalie Wood. She made her theatrical film debut in Hard Country (1981) with Jan Michael Vincent, followed by Mother Lode (1982) with Charlton Heston.

Kim Basinger Was Then Cast As A Prostitute In From Here To Eternity

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Kim Basinger
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Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger


She is known for her portrayals of Domino Petachi, the Bond girl in Never Say Never Again (1983), and Vicki Vale, the female lead in Batman (1989). She competed in the national Junior Miss pageant and was offered a modeling contract with Ford Modeling Agency. She alternated between modeling and attending acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse as well as performing in Greenwich Village clubs. in 1976, after five years as a cover girl, Basinger moved to Los Angeles to act. She was then cast as a prostitute in From Here to Eternity (1979), in which she starred alongside Natalie Wood. She made her theatrical film debut in Hard Country (1981) with Jan Michael Vincent, followed by Mother Lode (1982) with Charlton Heston. Basinger said Playboy led to opportunities such as Barry Levinson’s The Natural (1984), co-starring Robert Redford, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination as Best Supporting Actress.