Born on March 19, , in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Sharon Stone worked as a model before launching into film, landing roles in features like Irreconcilable Differences and Total Recall. The daughter of a factory worker, Stone won a scholarship to Edinboro University of Pennsylvania at age At Edinboro she studied creative writing and fine arts. Upon graduation, the Miss Pennsylvania beauty pageant winner decided to pursue a modeling career in New York where she signed with the Ford agency. By the late s, Stone was a highly sought-after model, appearing in both print and television ads nationwide. Stone decided to branch out into acting in the s, making a number of television and movie appearance throughout the decade. She played the memorable role of Blake Chandler in the Golden Globe-nominated comedy, Irreconcilable Differences.
By Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline. Not so Basic! Sharon said she did a 'strategically planned' racy Playboy shoot in to coincide with the release of sci-fi thriller Total Recall, in which she appeared opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, to change the perception of her as an actress. The decision worked as it led to her being cast in her most famous role - Basic Instinct.
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Sharon Vonne Stone born March 10, is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. After modelling in television commercials and print advertisements, she made her film debut as an extra in Woody Allen 's comedy-drama Stardust Memories She found mainstream prominence with her part in Paul Verhoeven 's science fiction action film Total Recall Stone became a sex symbol and rose to international recognition when she starred as Catherine Tramell in another Verhoeven film, the erotic thriller Basic Instinct , for which she earned her first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama. She received further critical acclaim with her performance in Martin Scorsese 's epic crime drama Casino , garnering the Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She has an older brother, Michael b. Stone later [ when? While living there, she decided to quit modeling and pursue acting. On December 4, , she played a ditsy bimbo meter maid in the first season of the television series Silver Spoons.