Sharon Stone Essay

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You’ll need to travel pretty far to find someone who doesn’t know who Sharon Stone is. Her roles in movies such as Casino, Basic Instinct and Total Recall made her a household name and she enjoyed critical success during the 1990’s. But before she was a star, she was just a middle-class girl from Middle America, who enjoyed reading and putting on shows for her neighbors and family.
Sharon was an academically gifted child who finished high school at 15 and went on to study at university. After winning numerous modeling contests she joined Fords Modelling Agency where she enjoyed a successful modeling career but Sharon was hungry for something more and knew she wanted to be an actress. And so she started her long journey which would eventually
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At this time Sharon was reaching the height of her stardom and judging by these pictures it’s easy to see how she became one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood.
But Sharon is so much more than just a pretty face – she’s used her celebrity to help others in all sorts of ways. At the World Economic Forum in 2005, she stood up after a debate on funding poverty and pledged $10 000 and asked people to follow her lead. She managed to raise more than $100 000 in under five minutes to help buy mosquito nets to curb the spread of malaria in developing countries. www.dsadventuregear.blogspot.co.za 3 Personal Life
Despite her drop dead gorgeous looks and smoking body Sharon has been unlucky in love; racking up numerous engagements and two failed marriages. Her first husband was Micheal Greenburg, a television producer who she married in 1984 but separated from just three years later. They were divorced in 1990. In 1993 she became involved with Bill MacDonald, the co-producer of Sliver. MacDonald was so infatuated with her that he left his wife to become engaged to her but they parted ways less than a year later. While working on The Quick and the Dead, she met and accepted a marriage proposal from assistant director Bob Wagner but they soon separated as
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