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Kim Basinger celebrates 60th birthday with modeling gig

Kim Basinger celebrates 60th birthday with modeling gig

MODEL LIFE: Actress Kim Basinger attends the world premiere of "Grudge Match", benefiting the Tribeca Film Institute, at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, Dec. 16 in New York. Basinger landed a modeling contract on her 60th birthday, Dec. 8. Photo: Associated Press/Evan Agostini/Invision

Actress Kim Basinger has landed a modeling contract at the age of 60.

The “Batman” beauty has been signed to IMG Models, which will handle the star’s commercial and endorsement deals.

Ivan Bart, managing director of IMG Models, says, “We are proud to be working with a distinguished and talented actress such as Kim Basinger. Kim has a powerful appeal on screen that will lend itself as a strong asset for us to seek innovative partnerships across the modeling and entertainment platform for Kim.”

The star is following in the footsteps of her 18-year-old model daughter, Ireland Baldwin, who is also signed to IMG.

Basinger celebrated her 60th birthday Dec. 8.

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