At 63, Basinger will play the other woman competing for Christian Grey's attentions in the eagerly awaited new film, which hits cinemas on February 10.
Pretty good accolade, we might say.
Soon the news broke that the couple was getting divorced.
Following a successful modeling career in New York during the early to mid-1970s, Basinger moved to Los Angeles where she began her acting career on television in 1976.
Kim Basinger married Rom Snyder in 1980.
And even at the age of fifty, the celebrity acted in frank love scenes.
Naked Kim Basinger can be seen in many films and on the covers of magazines.
Confidential in 1997, 8 miles in 2002, The Door in the Floor in 2004, Cellular in 2004, The Nice Guys in 2016 and Fifty Shades Darker in 2017, won her many awards, allocates and worldwide recognition.