Before Acting, She Had A Successful Modeling Career
During the 1970s, Basinger became a prominent model and relocated to Los Angeles, where she began pursuing her acting career. While she has been in multiple television movies, she made her breakthrough in the drama Hard Country.
Basinger was a Bond girl poster girl after her role in Never Say Never Again. She remained so well into the 1990s. Since then, she has appeared in several more films and continues to do so now.