35 Years of People

35 All-Time Screen Beauties

From Grace Kelly and Julia Roberts to Angelina Jolie, see the actresses who've influenced Hollywood then and now

  • 1980s photo | Kim Basinger

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Updated: Tuesday Oct 06, 2009 | 06:00 AM EDT By: Kiran Hefa, Kate Hogan and Karen Quan

1980s

KIM BASINGER
Before she steamed up the big screen with Mickey Rourke in Nine½ Weeks, this former model was handpicked as a Bond Girl in Never Say Never Again by none other than Sean Connery's wife, who described her as perfect. "She has that old-fashioned star quality," L.A. Confidential director Curtis Hanson once said of his Oscar-winning leading lady.