Sharon Stone (born 10.03.1958) Sharon Stone is an American actress best known for her role in the film ‘Basic Instinct’.
Childhood: Sharon Stone was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Dorothy, an accountant, and Joseph Stone, a factory worker. She attended Saegertown High School in Saegertown, Pennsylvania. She was signed to Ford Modeling Agency in New York after winning the title of Miss Crawford County in Meadville. However, she soon quit modelling in favour of an acting career.
Acting career: Sharon Stone made her acting debut with a brief appearance in Woody Allen's 'Stardust Memories' in 1980. The following year she had a role in the horror movie 'Deadly Blessing' and the French film 'Les Uns et les Autres' which also starred James Caan. In 1984, she was in 'Irreconcilable Differences' with Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long and Drew Barrymore. She also appeared in two episodes of 'Magnum, P.I.'.
During the mid and late eighties, she appeared in 'King Solomon's Mines' and 'Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold' opposite Richard Chamberlain, 'Above the Law' with Steven Seagal and 'War and Remembrance' which also starred Jane Seymour. In 1990, she starred in 'Total Recall' with Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 1992, she played a bisexual alleged serial killer in 'Basic Instinct' opposite Michael Douglas.
She is notorious for the role due to briefly displaying her genitals under her skirt in one scene. In 1995, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She also won a Golden Globe for her role in ‘Casino’ opposite Robert De Niro and starred in ‘The Quick And The Dead’ with Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio. In 2000, she appeared with Ellen DeGeneres in the movie ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2’.
In 2003, she was in three episodes of ‘The Practice’ and received an Emmy award. She was also in ‘Cold Creek Manor’ with Dennis Quaid and 2004’s ‘Catwoman’ with Halle Berry but neither movie was a commercial success. 2006 finally saw her in ‘Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction’. She also appeared in the true story movie ‘Alpha Dog’ with Bruce Willis.
Personal life: Sharon Stone was hospitalized in 2001 for a subarachnoid haemorrhage which was subsequently treated with endovascular coiling. She has homes in Beverly Hills and New Zealand. She married Michael Greenburg in 1984 though they were divorced 1990. In 1993, she got engaged to William J. MacDonald but split in 1994. In 1995, she was also briefly engaged to Bob Wagner. In 1998, she married Phil Bronstein and adopted their son Roan Joseph Bronstein.
They divorced in 2004 and Bronstein was given custody of the child. She has adopted two other sons, Laird Vonne Stone and Quinn Kelly Stone. In 2013, she split with boyfriend Martin Mica after eight months. She has converted to Tibetan Buddhism. She also believes in God and is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church.
Biography by Contactmusic.com