Celebrities Sharon Stone January 27, 2016 MoviePoster Sharon Stone was born on March 10, 1958, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to factory worker Joseph William Stone II and accountant Dorothy. She has three siblings. Stone has English, German, Scottish and Irish roots. Sharon was an academically gifted child and entered the second grade when she was 5. She attended Saegertown High School and later, Edinboro University, where she got a degree in creative writing and fine arts. While studying at university, she won the title of Miss Crawford County, Pennsylvania. In 1977, she moved to New York and signed a contract with Ford Modeling Agency. While working in Europe, Stone decided to quit modeling and become an actress. In 1980, she made her acting debut in “Stardust Memories”. In 1992, she played in “Basic Instinct”, the movie that brought her the worldwide recognition. The same year, she got to the list of 50 most beautiful people in the world. Her other famous movies are “Total Recall” (1990), “Casino” (1995), “The Muse” (1999), “The Practice” (2003) and “Lovelace” (2013). In 1995, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government. The same year, she got Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and was nominated for Academy Award for her role in “Casino”. Stone also owns production company “Chaos”. In 1984, Sharon got married to producer Michael Greenburg. In 1990, they got divorced. In 1998, the actress became a wife of executive editor Phil Bronstein. In 2000, they adopted a son, Roan. In 2004, the couple got divorced and Roan remained with the father. In 2005 and 2006, Stone adopted two more boys, Laird and Quinn.