For almost five decades, Kim Basinger has been a strong actress in Hollywood thanks to her unique acting skills and timeless beauty. The actress gained major prominence thanks to her role as a Bond girl in 1979’s ‘Never Say Never Again’. Basinger also recently appeared in 2017’s ‘Fifty Shades Darker’.
She has since starred in everything from erotic films to Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’, and still shows her talents in films today. Basinger is instantly recognizable thanks to her beautiful blue eyes, perfect face and long, flowing blonde hair.
Norwegian actress and model, Julie Ege, dominated British theaters in the ‘60s and ‘70s thanks to her powerful on-screen presence. She began her career as a model before turning 16, and came in second in the Miss Norway beauty pageant at just 18 years old.
When Ege moved to England she was instantly liked by film directors. She started out in a few small roles, bolstered by her pageant fame. From there, Ege worked her way on to bigger roles. Her best known film role to date was in the 1971 comedy movie 'Up Pompeii'.
When the young Canadian Barbara Parkins asked her adopting mother to move with her to Los Angeles, she agreed. The 16 year old then embarked on a long journey towards film stardom. She began by studying at the Hollywood High School and developed her professional career from there.
Parkins initially offered herself as a professional singer, but was quickly discovered as a talented actress. At just 24 years of age, she had already been nominated for an Emmy, and continued acting well into her 70’s. The actress retired in 1998, but will always be remembered for her beauty and talent.
Isabella Rossellini, the beautiful daughter of Ingrid Bergman (who's also on the list) proved that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. The actress was born of Swedish - German descent, and has the looks to match. She is an actress, film maker, author, model, and philanthropist.
Rossellini has appeared in various fashion shows, modeling magazines and films. She was the spokesmodel of Lancôme for 14 years, and has won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role in 1997’s 'Blue Velvet'. Fans love Rossellini for both her incredible talents and beauty.
Elizabeth Taylor was one of Hollywood's last true icons. The actress was the first celebrity to launch her own perfume brand, and led many efforts to help combat AIDS. Taylor lived a unique, media-centered life and was married and divorced eight times. Nonetheless, nobody could get enough of the actress!
She began her career as a child star and quickly became one of the world’s most popular actresses. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Taylor the seventh-greatest female screen legend. Many fans wondered what her real eye color was, a topic which is still discussed today