Sharon Stone. biography
NAME:Sharon Stone BIRTH DATE:March 10, 1958 (Age: 55) PLACE OF BIRTH:Meadville, Pennsylvania
Unsatisfied with her job, Stone went to New York to pursue and acting career. She received her first but short role in Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories. Her most infamous role was of Catherine Tramell in Basic Instinct. After the film she was listed as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine.
In 1995, Stone received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Shortly after, Stone was chosen as one of the 100 sexiest stars in film history by Empire magazine. Her role in Casino gave her a nomination for an Academy Award as best actress and won her a Golden Globe.
Did You Know...
- Her famous "leg crossing" scene in Basic Instinct (1992) was voted "Sexiest Leg Moment on Screen" in a poll for Veet.
- She received a humanitarian award from the Human Rights Campaign, a well-funded organization specializing in gay and lesbian rights, for her role in If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) (TV), in which she plays the lover to Ellen DeGeneres.
- She is allergic to caffeine.
- Entered Pennsylvania's Edinboro University at age 15.
- She was voted Playboy Magazine's "100 Sexiest Stars of the Century," in 1999.