Kimila Ann “Kim” Basinger (born December 8, 1953) is an American actress and former fashion model.
She came to prominence in the 1980s with roles as Bond girl Domino Petachi in Never Say Never Again (1983), her Golden Globe-nominated role as Memo Paris in The Natural (1984), Elizabeth in Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986), and Vicki Vale in Batman (1989).
In 1997, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in L.A. Confidential.
Other movies in which Basinger has starred include I Dreamed of Africa (2000) as Kuki Gallmann, 8 Mile (2002), and Cellular (2004).
Joanne Delargy: I don’t like any of them but I love 1940s actresses.
Melissa Camire: Loved Basinger in the natural as well as Batman but haven’t really seen many of her other work.
Elfrieda Carroll: She’s always a bit wooden to me.
Alvean Jones (tv presenter): Kim Basinger was an A list actress back in her day, but now? I wonder if many people under the age of 25 would know her.