Best Known For: Batman (1989), L.A. Confidential (1997)
Most Recent Project: Black November (2012)

First she was a Bond Girl. Then she was Batman's love interest. Then, after time spent raising kids, she won an Oscar playing a prostitute. Then, nothing. Well, 8 Mile, but basically nothing. But this time, it was by choice.

Since, L.A. Confidential, she's worked sporadically, sharing her time with family and activism. Who can blame her? At 17 Basinger became a model and has been in the spotlight ever since.