Kim Basinger celebrates its 65th anniversary
• Kim Basinger celebrates its 65th anniversary
December 8th its 65th anniversary celebrates one of the most famous and beautiful American actress, winner of the "Oscar" of Kim Basinger. Her most famous role in the melodrama "Nine and a half weeks," became both the biggest of its failure - the actress nominated for antipremiyu "Golden Raspberry" - and the biggest success, as it was then found out about it the whole world. However, remember this time the actress does not like ...
Kimila Ann Basinger was born in 1953 in Athens, Georgia. Her father was a financial advisor to banks and played in an amateur jazz band, and his mother as a young man engaged in business model and an actress, but left her career for the sake of family and five children. As a child, Kim studied ballet, but soon abandoned her studies of choreography. She grew up very shy and closed - so much so that even parents drove her to a psychiatrist, for fear that her daughter might be autism. However, the doctor the reason for such behavior seen in the Puritan upbringing and found no abnormalities in its development. At school, Kim repeatedly subjected to persecution, as she told only years later: "I grew up a lonely child. At school I was considered abnormal, teased "fool" and "fish mouth", because of which I suffered a great deal and get into trouble. "
The first victory of Kim Basinger became the title of "Miss Georgia", then she took part in the contest "Miss America" and became one of the most popular and highly paid models, earning a thousand dollars a day. Her photographs adorned the cover of fashion magazines, she starred in dozens of commercials and became the face of well-known brands. However, she did not want to be limited to the modeling business, and in the mid-1970s. He graduated from the acting classes. In 1976, Kim threw the modeling business, moved to Los Angeles and began to act in films. Her first role did not find recognition from critics and the public. Wide fame came to her only in 1983, after filming in the next Bond film "Never say" never ", where her partner on the set was Sean Connery.
For a long time she was offered the role of the same type of rock beauties. Although they brought her international fame, she did not like to talk about them. So, erotic romance "Nine and a half weeks," spoken of by the whole world, not one of her favorite works. Yes, and she had no reason to consider it successful - the Americans did not accept this film, critics smashed it into smithereens, the actress nominated for antipremiyu "Golden Raspberry", which is awarded for the most dubious achievements in cinema. Despite this, the film was a commercial success in the European box office, thanks largely to its scandalous reputation, and later it was called classics of erotic cinema, and Kim Basinger - sex symbol of the 1980s.
Filming in the movie, which turned it into a global star, she called one of the worst periods in his life, of which she later really did not like to remember. Many were convinced that this was because of hostility to the partner on the set of Mickey Rourke. But the actress denied it: "Mickey had nothing to do, I would hate any actor with whom I was forced to fabricate such a camera. But, probably, and so I have chosen for the role of Elizabeth: My character does not play sexual games - it is a simple woman that breaks Rourke's character. Actually, this picture is not about love, and how relationships break man. But sex is also sometimes necessary to "include" - this product is sold very well. "
At the end of the 1980s. actress secured the success, playing superhero girlfriend in the film "Batman." And the most successful in his film career, she felt shooting the thriller "LA Confidential." Kim initially rejected the proposal of the director, because at that time was going to make a pause in the creative life, but the decisive argument in favor of filming was the fact that the film has been involved stellar cast: Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce. For this role, the actress was awarded the prestigious "Oscar" and "Golden Globes". Later on this work she said: "The role in the film" LA Confidential "became for me a real gift. I am so pleased to act! For the first time in a long time, I really enjoyed the game - everything that happened between "engine started" and "Cut!".
In the beginning of the new century, the actress continued to actively removed, although the works of this period is less known to the general public: "Save and Protect", "Cell," "officer", "The Informers," "The Burning Plain", "The Double Life of Charlie St. -Klauda ". In 2017 she was again forced to talk about himself, playing in the controversial film "At the fifty shades darker" - the continuation of "Fifty Shades of Gray." She got the role of a friend and business partner of the protagonist Christian.
In the 2 years before that wrote about it in the press, too, only this time the scandals and disputes broke out not because of its creative achievements, but because of unsuccessful plastic surgery. If everything was unanimously admired the fact that up to 60 years, the actress managed to preserve the natural beauty, then after 2015 it was called a victim of plastic surgery, and a large number of photos appeared on the network, showing changes in the appearance of Kim Basinger before and after plastic.
The actress has been married twice. Her first husband, makeup artist Ron Britton, she met on the set in 1979 and a year later married him. Their union lasted 7 years, after which the couple divorced because of the constant scenes of jealousy that tormented her husband, and his demands to leave acting career. In 1993, Kim Basinger married again - a famous actor Alec Baldwin. They met on the set of the film "My Stepmother - Alien", and the next joint work - "The Marrying Man" - has become a landmark for them. Whirlwind romance unfolded not only on screen but in real life, and in 2 years after the wedding, they had a daughter Ireland was born. Their family life was as complicated as that of their characters in "The Marrying Man" - was accompanied by the same quarrels and jealousy. It all ended parting in 2000, trials for custody of his daughter and a divorce in 2002
After the birth of her daughter Kim Basinger decided to take a break in her acting career and devote himself to the family, because of what she had to terminate the contract about the shooting in the crime drama "Boxing Helena". For this she was sentenced to pay a fine in the amount of $ 9 million, leading actress in a serious financial crisis. But soon it is back on the set and continues to appear to this day.