1953 - Born Kimila Ann Basinger on the 8th of December in Athens, Georgia.
1969 - Started her modelling career by entering and winning the Athens Junior Miss contest.
1973 - Achieved a top model status by age 20, earning a salary of $1,000 a day.
1976 - She decided to put her modeling career on hold and move to Los Angeles to begin a career in acting.
1989-1997 - Her most prominent appearances include 9½ Weeks (1986), Batman (1989) and L.A. Confidential (1997) for which she received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
1993-2002 - Kim Basinger married to actor Alec Baldwin.
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