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Trivia (120)

Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" (#49). [1995]

Playboy Magazine's "100 Sexiest Stars of the Century," Number 24. [1999]

Entered Pennsylvania's Edinboro University at age 15.

Ranked #77 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]

(1993-1994) Engaged to producer William J. MacDonald.

Former model for the Eileen Ford Model Agency.

Owns her own production company, Chaos.

Went to school at Saegertown High School, Saegertown, Pennsylvania.

Has one older brother (Mike Stone), one younger brother (Patrick Stone), and a younger sister (Kelly Stone).

Auditioned for the Cathy Moriarty role in Raging Bull (1980).

As a teenager worked part-time as a McDonald's countergirl.

One of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" and "25 Most Intriguing People". [1992]

Auditioned for the role of Breathless Mahoney in Dick Tracy (1990).

Turned down the role in Exit to Eden (1994) that later went to Rosie O'Donnell.

Speaks Italian.

Ex-husband Phil Bronstein is one of the editors of the San Francisco Examiner.

Received a humanitarian award from the Human Rights Campaign, a well-funded organization specializing in gay and lesbian rights, for her role in If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000), in which she plays the lover to Ellen DeGeneres, with whom she wants to raise a child. [2000]

(3/2/00) Stone's former housekeeper Socorro Del Carmen Membreno pleaded not guilty to grand theft of $300,000 worth of jewelry and other valuables from Stone's Los Angeles home two months earlier. In June, the former housekeeper was sentenced to 16 months in prison after she plead no contest to taking items from Ms. Stone. Judge Victoria Chavez ordered Socorro Del Carmen Membrano to pay Stone $50,000 in restitution after it was found that the maid had taken jewelry, handbags and other items from the home. Among the items taken were dozens of evening gowns worth over $20,000.

As a child, Sharon once said she would become the next Marilyn Monroe.

Sharon was granted a restraining order against Agostino P'omata, who allegedly had made threats of violence against her. [March 2001]

She has English, German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.

Is a close friend of Jeanne Moreau. Presented a 1998 American Academy of Motion Pictures life tribute to her.

Spent many long workdays in agony while filming scenes for Casino (1995). She has back trouble due to an old injury, and the gold and white beaded gown she wore during a casino scene weighed 45 pounds.

She passionately kissed fan Joni Rimm for charity after she paid $50,000 for the pleasure. She auctioned the kiss in aid of Project Angel Food, a Los Angeles charity providing meals for homeless people. [August 2003]

Made a teenage ballet star's dreams come true by giving her $75,000 for tuition fees.

During Total Recall (1990) filming, she complained to director Paul Verhoeven that she wasn't sure whether her character really was married to Doug.

Her husband, Phil Bronstein, underwent foot surgery after being attacked by a Komodo dragon during a private tour of the Los Angeles Zoo. The tour was arranged by Stone as a Father's Day gift for Bronstein, who had always wanted to see one of the Indonesian lizards up close. The attack occurred after Bronstein had removed his white shoes. Zookeepers later speculated the 5-foot-long lizard may have mistaken the shoes for white rats it ate regularly. [June 2001]

Met her close friend Mimi Craven on the set of Deadly Blessing (1981). They subsequently worked together on the film Last Dance (1996) in 1996.

A sex scene in The Quick and the Dead (1995) between Ellen (Stone) and Cort (Russell Crowe) was shot, but Stone and director Sam Raimi decided that it wasn't a necessary part of the story. The scene was not included in the American release of the film, but international versions do include it.

Received the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government in 1995.

Her scar on her neck is from a childhood accident. She was riding a horse and she ran right into a clothes line and it ripped her neck open.

Is a big supporter of the AIDS research organization AMFAR.

Her famous "leg crossing" scene in Basic Instinct (1992) was voted "Sexiest Leg Moment on Screen" in a poll for Veet.

Entered the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant at age 17.

Appeared as spokesmodel contestant on the pilot for the syndicated series Star Search (1983); won the competition. [1983]

Won the Miss Crawford County (Pennsylvania) beauty pageant and was also queen of her high school's spring festival. [1975]

As a child, put on theatrical productions in the family's two-car garage before an audience of neighbors seated at a picnic table; as one garage door went down, the other would go up, revealing a new Stone-created set.

January 28, 2005, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland: At the end of the debate on "funding the war on poverty", she stood up and pledged $10,000 and asked people to follow her. Within five minutes they raised nearly $100,000 - she wanted to raise at least one million. It's money that will go directly to the Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria - to buy bed nets to stop deaths from malaria in the developing world.

She attended Edinboro State University of Pennsylvania where she majored in creative writing and fine arts in the 1970s on a writing scholarship, but left the school before graduating to pursue a modeling career. However, she was later awarded a honorary Doctorate in Philosophy in public service by the school in 2007.

Member of the Jury at Cannes Festival in 2002, alongside David Lynch, Christine Hakim, Claude Miller, Michelle Yeoh, Raoul Ruiz, RĂ©gis Wargnier, Walter Salles and William August (full-length films category).

Created Officer in France's Order of Arts and Letters by Festival President Gilles Jacob, 20 May 2005, on the sidelines of the 58th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival.

A dedicated fund-raiser and advocate for AIDS research for the past 10 years, she received the Harvard Foundation's 2005 Humanitarian Award at the Memorial Church. Her friend, Rock Hudson, died from AIDS.

Good friends with singer Christina Aguilera and attended Aguilera's November 19, 2005 wedding to music producer Jordan Bratman in Napa Valley, California.

She donated many items to Rocky Stone to be given to less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign.

Owns a ranch in New Zealand.

Her publicist is Cindi Berger.

Daughter of Joseph Stone, a tool and die manufacturer, and Dorothy Stone, an accountant and homemaker. Her aunt, Vonne Stone, was a painter and writer.

Chosen by Australian men magazine Zoo weekly as one of the Top 50 Hottest Babes Ever. [2006]

For her role on The Quick and the Dead (1995), she was trained by renowned Hollywood Gun Coach Thell Reed, who has also trained such actors as: Russell Crowe, Val Kilmer, Edward Norton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Foster and Girard Swan.

After Richard Gere introduced her to the The Dalai Lama, she converted to Buddhism.

Felt offended when Gwyneth Paltrow portrayed her on Saturday Night Live (1975). [February 1999]

Auditioned for the role of Lana in Risky Business (1983).

Appeared as one of the celebrity models in a charity fashion show staged by Thierry Mugler to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles. [April 1992]

Was considered the role of Crystal Connors in Showgirls (1995).

Born at 4:52 PM (EST).

Temporarily lost custody of son, Roan Joseph Bronstein, to Phil Bronstein after their divorce.

Lives in Beverly Hills.

Ranked #11 in Men's Health 100 Hottest Women of All Time. [December 2011]

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in 1995.

Said that Rock Hudson was instrumental in helping her build up her confidence and skills as an actress early in her career (in the television movie The Vegas Strip War (1984)). She also became good friends with Hudson and became a lifelong crusader for AIDS research due to her friendship with him.

She turned down the role of Laura Alden in Wolf (1994) that went to Michelle Pfeiffer.

Suffers asthma and diabetes and is allergic to caffeine.

Dated Bernie Cahill.

Suffered cerebral hemorrhage. [September 2001]

She was considered for the title role in Jade (1995) that went to Linda Fiorentino.

Fainted at a fashion show in Milan, Italy after severe head pains. [September 2012]

Dated Johan Eliasch.

Release of the biography, "The Sharon Stone Story", by Mike Munn. [1997]

In 2015 Stone was guest of honor at the Pilosio Building Peace Award in Milan. She began an impromptu auction on stage in front of a crowd of CEOs from the construction industry and other dignitaries. She gained enough pledges to build 28 schools in Africa.

Attending the Shanghai International Film Festival in China. [June 2007]

Suffered a few miscarriages before adopting her 1st son Roan in July 2000.

She was originally set to co-star in So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993). She actually wanted to play both female roles, but studio executives at Sony did not like the idea and upon realizing this she refused to accept the part. The roles went to Nancy Travis and Amanda Plummer.

Has three adopted sons: Roan Joseph Bronstein (b. May 22, 2000) with ex-husband Phil Bronstein; Laird Vonne Stone (b. May 7, 2005) and Quinn Kelly Stone (b. June 8, 2006) as a single parent. She adopted Roan and Laird from Texas.

She was considered for the role of Poison Ivy in Batman & Robin (1997), but it ultimately went to Uma Thurman.

As an elementary grade student at Brookhauser Elementary in the Saegertown Schools, Sharon was one of seven students chosen based on individually administered intelligence exams to enter a gifted program. That 1966-67 school year was the first time gifted programs were offered to rural elementary school students in Northwest Pennsylvania. To qualify, students had to possess an IQ in the upper 3%. Sharon surpassed that 130 IQ threshold with an IQ that placed her in the upper one half of one per cent, above 150 IQ.

Dated Dwight Yoakam in the early 1990s, and was rather famously quoted as saying, "Kissing Dwight is like eating a dirt sandwich.".

Dated Dweezil Zappa.

Dated Bob Wagner.

She was the first choice to play Grace McKenna in U Turn (1997), but salary negotiations fell through. Jennifer Lopez replaced her.

Dated George Hamilton.

In 2001, Stone was linked to a biopic of the German film director Leni Riefenstahl. Prospective director, Paul Verhoeven, and Riefenstahl herself, favoured Stone to portray Riefenstahl in the film. Verhoeven, with whom Stone had worked previously, pulled out of the project, reportedly because he wanted to hire a more expensive screenwriter than the producers did.

Dated Craig Ferguson.

Dated Rick Fox.

Dated Barry Josephson.

Dated Garry Shandling.

Dated Christian Slater.

Dated David Duchovny.

Dated Martin Mica.

Dated Hart Bochner.

Dated David DeLuise.

Dated Johnathon Schaech.

Dated Christopher Peters and his dad, Jon Peters.

Dated Jack Nicholson.

Dated Shareef Malnik.

She was meant to play a character called Sharon Stone in The Flintstones (1994). When she dropped out to do The Specialist (1994), the character was renamed Rosetta Stone and Halle Berry replaced her. Sharon and Halle worked together ten years later in Catwoman (2004).

Stone was hospitalized on September 29, 2001 for a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which was diagnosed as a vertebral artery dissection rather than the more common ruptured aneurysm, and treated with an endovascular coil embolization.

She was originally cast as Stacy Mansdorf in Blue Ice (1992), but dropped out in order to do Basic Instinct (1992). Sean Young replaced her.

Dated Johnny Zander.

She wanted Kristin Scott Thomas' roles in The English Patient (1996) and The Horse Whisperer (1998).

Dated Larry Austin, Michael Benasra, Jim Connelly and Chase Dreyfous.

Dated John Kennedy Jr..

Dated George Englund Jr..

She was considered for the role of Emma Peel in The Avengers (1998).

Dated Steve Bing.

She turned down the role of Lilly Raines in In the Line of Fire (1993) that went to Rene Russo.

Dated Eric Clapton.

Was roommates with Angela Robinson Witherspoon when they were models.

Signed with CAA, a talent agency. [September 2017]

Manager for 30 years was Chuck Binder.

As of 2018, has never appeared in a film nominated for the the Best Picture Oscar.

Demi Moore has taken over the role for Stone, who was originally set to star Corporate Animals (2019) but had to exit due to some scheduling conflicts.

Mentioned in Joe Esterhaus' memoir "Hollywood Animal".

Despite being both a Buddhist and a believer in God, she is a supporter of Planned Parenthood.

Dated Angelo Boffa.

Has worked with Woody Allen four times: Stardust Memories (1980) (she was just an extra in that), Antz (1998) (voice-over), Picking Up the Pieces (2000) and Fading Gigolo (2013).

Despite her va-va voom image, Sharon's movies never attracted more than minimal box office. Gloria (1999) marked rock bottom, grossing just over $4 million in wide release on an estimated $30 million budget.

Measurements: 35B-24-35 (as Ford model-1980), 36B-25-35 (self-described in 1993 as wearing a 36B bra) (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).

Current boyfriend is journalist Enzo Cursio. [November 2018]

Has said that she considers it a skill to have no shame.

Sharon Stone met Muhammad Ali when she was 17. She was in the Miss Pennsylvania pageant and Ali was in Hershey, Pennsylvania, when Stone was there and she met him. And then Ali called her father and offered her a part in his film that he was making (The Greatest). The late boxing champ predicted movie stardom while her father was skeptical. Sharon Stone's father said, ''She is not going to be in film.'' Ali told her father, ''You may think that she is not, but she is. You cannot hide that girl under a bushel basket. Her light is too bright.".