12 Hollywood Celebrities Who Have Made Ads in Japan

Sharon Stone

Many Americans weren't introduced to Sharon Stone until 1992's Basic Instinct. But Japanese audiences got a glimpse of the soon-to-be A-list actor in the late 1980s when she appeared in ads for Vernal cosmetics. Dressed in a gray business suit, a brunette Stone looked sharp but offered not a hint of the upcoming sultry, villainous role that would forever seal her place in cinematic history.