Bold, sensual and talented, Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominee Sharon Stone was one of the most talked-about actresses of the '90s, making a powerful impression in such films as "Total Recall," "Basic Instinct" and "Casino." But a brain hemorrhage in 2001 nearly killed her, and set back her career. Lee Cowan profiles the actress, whose second chance at life includes raising three sons, outspoken activism, and a starring role in a new HBO mini-series, "Mosaic."
In 2001, Sharon Stone says she was knocked over with a pain was so severe, she felt as if she had been shot in the head. After surviving her brain aneurysm, Sharon had to re-learn how to walk, talk, hear and write – losing her career, marriage and custody of her child in the process. "I was burned to the ground," Sharon says. Though it was a dark period in her life, watch why Sharon says that starting over actually made her life richer.