When discussing iconic actress from the 1990s, Meadville, Pennsylvania’s Sharon Stone will likely be one of the very first names to come up. The 5-foot-9 blonde was easily among the decade’s most recognized actresses. Her iconic scene in the neo-noir thriller, Basic Instinct, left an entire generation of young men with their jaws on the floor.
Now, roughly 25 years later, Stone is still among the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood today. She was appeared in countless blockbusters and has won several awards as well. Having been in the entertainment industry for nearly four decades, it’s fair to say that the talented actress has seen and done it all.
Moreover, Stone has been romantically linked to several high profile celebs over the years. She has previously dated actors like David Duchovny and Christian Slater. The award-winning star has also been involved with several musicians including Dwight Yoakam, Eric Clapton, and Dweezil Zappa. Stone has also gone out with athletes, such as former Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox. The two were an item for roughly a year in 2006.
While things ultimately didn’t work out between the actress and the NBA standout, after seeing these 15 amazing photos, Fox may wish things had gone a little bit differently.
15 Fur Coat
This photo shows Sharon Stone modeling in a fur coat and little else. While it’s unclear if the garment was made of real fur, it certainly manages to grab one's attention. The controversial star has always been a natural when it comes to modeling; a fact that her seemingly endless supply of outstanding photographs attest to. Stone’s seductive gaze only adds to what is already an outstanding photograph. This throwback pic is one that folks will likely remember for years to come.
Fun Fact: Sharon Stone’s second husband was a man named Phil Bronstein. Bronstein was the executive editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner at various points in his career. The couple married in 1998 and adopted a child two years later. They divorced in 2004, due to irreconcilable differences.
While Stone made a name for herself by playing one of the most iconic bad girls of all-time, as we can see here, she also makes a very beautiful angel. This gorgeous photo was taken back in May of 1993 as part of a promotional shoot for her film Sliver. The 5-foot-9 starlet has proven to be one of the most photogenic women in Hollywood over the years, as this image clearly demonstrates. With over 20,000 likes, it would appear that her social media followers appreciate this classic throwback photo.
Fun Fact: Following her breakout role in Basic Instinct, Stone starred in another erotic thriller, Sliver. She played the lead role in the film, alongside actor William Baldwin. The movie ended up being a commercial success bringing in $116.3 million on a budget of just $40 million. However, it received poor reviews from critics.
13 Basic Instinct
For a good many readers, this photo doesn’t need an introduction. However, just to be on the safe side, let’s give it one anyway. Here we Sharon Stone in her white skirt in the legendary scene from the film Basic Instinct. Stone’s character in the movie, Catherine Tramell, is widely considered to be one of the hottest fictional folks ever created. In this image, we see the actress looking amazing in one of the most talked about roles of the 1990s.
Fun Fact: Basic Instinct was released in 1992 with Michael Douglas playing the lead role. Due to its graphic content, the film was very controversial at the time. That being said, it still ended up being one the most financially successful films of the decade, after bringing in over $352 million on a $49 million budget.
12 Candid Swimsuit Pic
Here we see the blonde bombshell posing in a recent candid bikini photo. At 59 years of age, Sharon Stone has a bikini bod that most women in their 20s would envy. The actress appears to be soaking in some rays on a boat, with a background that can only be described picturesque. The Hollywood megastar is enjoying some downtime in a photo her fans are sure to love.
Fun Fact: Sharon Stone has tied the knot twice thus far. Her first husband was a television producer by the name of Michael Greenburg. The two met in 1984 on the set of a made for television movie and were married the very same year. The pair separated in 1987, with their divorce being finalized in 1990.
11 She's Got Legs
Here we have another breathtaking photograph, which features Stone wearing a stylish black outfit and a pair of high heels. This particular image highlights the movie star’s slender, long legs as she gazes into the camera lens. While it may not be the first thing one notices in the photo, Stone is sporting quite the large ring in this instance. It’s no wonder it almost looks like she is about to fall off the couch, sporting that large rock. When it comes to putting out amazing photos, the award-winning star never disappoints.
Fun Fact: Over the course of her career, Stone has appeared in over 300 magazines and in many cases, on their covers. Publications such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Playboy have all previously worked with the popular actress.
10 Summer Fun
This Instagram post shows Sharon Stone posing in a gorgeous black one piece, with a caption that reads, “Summer Fun.” This artistic photo shows the A-lister modeling in a mansion that looks like it came out of the 18th century. That being said, even with the beautiful décor in the background, it’s still difficult to take one’s eye off of the 5-foot-9 megastar. While over 14,000 likes is an impressive amount for any post, it almost feels like too few in this instance.
Fun Fact: Sharon Stone is the proud mother of three adopted children. She adopted the first, Roan Joseph Bronstein in 2000, while still married to her now ex-husband Phil Bronstein. She adopted a second son named Lair Vonne in 2006, followed by a third son, Quinn Kelly Stone in 2006.
9 Wild Side
In this “#Flashback Friday” photo, Stone shows fans her wild side with an image that was captured back in 1993. The provocative tiger outfit is figure flattering to say the very least. After seeing pics like this, some of Stone’s newer fans will likely begin to understand why she was so popular back in the '90s. The Basic Instinct star shows that she isn’t afraid to get a little crazy with her outfit choice, in one of her most unique images to date.
Fun Fact: Besides being a world-famous actress, Sharon Stone is also a very passionate activist. She has been an outspoken supporter of peace in the Middle East and even traveled there with Noble Peace Prize recipient Shimon Peres back in March of 2006.
8 Stunning White Dress
This is one of the few images in our article which features the Hollywood starlet smiling. More often than not, Stone tends to model with a straight face, while going for a more seductive look. However, as we see here, smiling definitely suits the blonde stunner. Moreover, Stone has a set of teeth that are worthy of a toothpaste commercial. In term of her wardrobe choice, the radiant, flowing white dress was the perfect pick for this phenomenal black and white photograph.
Fun Fact: Sharon Stone made her big screen debut in the Woody Allen film, Stardust Memories, back in 1980. In the film, she portrays a pretty girl on a train who blows a kiss in the opening scene. The movie received above average reviews from critics and basically broke even at the box office.
7 July 1991
Sharon Stone helps her social media followers celebrate their Friday in style, with this awe-inspiring throwback photo. This image was taken in 1991 by the famous French photographer, Bettina Rheims. The artistic shot shows the stunning star modeling on a couch in a revealing black outfit. This steamy pic was quite popular among her Instagram fanbase as it received over 10,000 likes. Rheims did an outstanding job capturing the blonde beauty in all her glory.
Fun Fact: The pop culture icon has been nominated for 41 awards over the course of her illustrious career. She was managed to win 10 wards thus far. Some of her highlights include a Golden Globe for Best Actress –Motion Picture Drama, for her work in the movie Casino and an Emmy in 2004 for Oustanding Guest Actress on The Practice.
6 Volleyball Time
Here we see the world famous actress enjoying a little volleyball on the beach. This candid photo proves that Sharon Stone still looks like a 10, even when she is just hanging out without the benefit of a stylist and makeup artist. The 59-year-old always appears to be in peak physical condition, and playing sports on the beach will likely help her maintain the figure that has made her one of the most recognized actresses in the world over the last few decades.
Fun Fact: While Basic Instinct made Stone an internationally recognized megastar, it was her appearance in the 1990 science-fiction film Total Recall, that is considered to be her breakout performance. The film was a great success bringing in $261 million at the box office and receiving rave reviews from film critics.
5 With Halle Berry
In this Instagram post, we see Sharon Stone standing next to another one of Hollywood's most gorgeous leading ladies, Halle Berry. This photo is from the premiere for the 2004 superhero flick, Catwoman. Any occasion where these two ladies are in the same place is definitely worthy of a photo opt. Both Berry and Stone made the red carpet sizzle in an image which features two of the hottest women currently residing on planet Earth. Stone proves once again, that her Instagram account provides fans with some of the best throw back photos on social media.
Fun Fact: Halle Berry played Patience Philips (aka Catwoman) in the 2004 Catwoman movie. Unfortunately, the film turned out to be a flop, received poor reviews from critics and bringing in only $82.1 million on a $100 million budget.
4 Lean Back
Sharon Stone shows us her world-class figure and some impressive flexibility, in one of her most dazzling photos ever created. The 5-foot-9 actress rests her lean frame on a stool, while wearing an extremely flattering black dress. This photo is quite simply a masterpiece, which is worthy of being displayed in a museum. Stone looks like the very definition of both beauty and elegance, in a photograph that is easily among her best.
Fun Fact: Stone played the role of Ginger Mckenna in the mafia flick, Casino. The movie, which featured other big name stars like Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci was released in 1995. While it did receive some criticism for its graphic violence, Casino garnered mostly positive reviews. Commercially, the film brought in $116.1 million on a $50 million budget.
3 Flower Girl
In this photo, Sharon Stone goes with a bit of a bohemian look, in her floral pattern dress. The outfit, combined with all the jewelry she’s wearing, makes the actress look like a sort of beautiful gypsy. As fans have seen in the past, the award winner isn’t afraid to take a risk with her clothing choices and more often than not, those risks pay off, as we see here. Stone proves that age is just a number with this fun photo.
Fun Fact: Over the years, Sharon Stone has been honored by some the world's most popular publications. In 1992, People magazine selected her as one of the “50 most beautiful people in the world.” In 1999, Playboy went a step further by listing Stone as one of the “25 hottest stars of the century.”
2 Time To Reflect
In this stunning Instagram post, Sharon Stone lives up to her bad girl persona by smoking a cigarette in a bathrobe. The mirror in the background helps make it seem like there are two of the lovely Hollywood star in the photo, much to the delight of her loyal followers. The vivacious blondes prove that she can still create a superb image, even with her back to the camera, as is the case here. In the caption below, Stone encourages her supporters to“be creative and make a difference this week!”
Fun Fact: While Stone attended college, she competed for, and won, the title of Miss Crawford County, Pennsylvania, and also competed for the title of Miss Pennsylvania. She would go on to sign with the Ford Modeling Agency in the late 1970s.
1 The Queen
It would appear that Sharon Stone is ready to become a member of the royal family, in this fetching Instagram post. The film star dazzles the masses, while modeling a see-through black dress. Photos such as this one are a big part of the reason that the former Playboy model has an impressive 624,000 followers on the social media site Instagram. Folks who aren’t yet following Stone likely will be after seeing some of the amazing images featured here in our article.
Fun Fact: In 2006, Stone returned as Catherine Tramell in Basic Instinct 2. Unlike its predecessor, the Basic Instinct sequel bombed. The movie managed to bring in just $38.6 million at the box office on a $70 million budget. It was also panned by critics.