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Lana Turner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American actress. Discovered and signed to a film contract by MGM at the age of sixteen, Turner first attracted attention in They Won't Forget (1937). She played featured roles, often as the ingenue, in such films as Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938). During the early 1940s she established herself as a leading actress in such films as Johnny Eager (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941) and Somewhere I'll Find You (1942). She is known as one of the first Hollywood scream queens thanks to her role in the 1941 horror film Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and her reputation as a glamorous femme fatale was enhanced by her performance in the film noir The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946). Her popularity continued through the 1950s, in such films as The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Peyton Place (1957), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. In 1958, her daughter, Cheryl Crane, stabbed Turner's lover Johnny Stompanato to death. A coroner's inquest brought considerable media attention to Turner and concluded that Crane had acted in self defense. Turner's next film, Imitation of Life (1959), proved to be one of the greatest successes of her career, but from the early 1960s, her roles were fewer. She gained recognition near the end of her career with a recurring guest role in the television series Falcon Crest during 1982 and 1983. Turner made her final television appearance in 1991, and died from throat cancer in 1995

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Feb 8, 1921 в Wallace - Idaho - USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie Топпер 1937-07-16
Последний проект:
Кино Judy Garland: By Myself 2004-02-25
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Bachelor in Paradise
Poster of Betrayed
Poster of Mr. Imperium
Poster of Slightly Dangerous
Кино Judy Garland: By Myself Herself 2004-02-25
Кино Reflections of Evil Tracy Carlyle Hastings (archive footage) 2002-03-22
Кино That's Entertainment! III 1994-07-01
Кино Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Кино Мертвые пледов не носят (in "Johnny Eager" / "The Postman Always Rings Twice") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Series Фэлкон Крест Unknown 1981-12-04
Кино Witches' Brew Vivian Cross 1980-01-01
Кино Bittersweet Love Claire 1976-10-01
Кино Persecution Carrie Masters 1974-11-07
Кино The Big Cube Adriana Roman 1969-04-30
Series Harold Robbins' The Survivors 1969-09-22
Кино Madame X Holly Parker 1966-01-01
Кино Love Has Many Faces Kit Jordan 1965-02-24
Кино Who's Got the Action? Melanie Flood 1962-12-25
Кино By Love Possessed Marjorie Penrose 1961-07-19
Кино Bachelor in Paradise Rosemary Howard 1961-11-01
Кино Portrait in Black Sheila Cabot 1960-07-27
Кино Imitation of Life Lora Meredith 1959-01-01
Кино The Lady Takes a Flyer Maggie Colby 1958-01-30
Кино Another Time, Another Place Sara Scott 1958-05-02
Кино Andy Hardy Comes Home Cynthia Potter (stock footage) 1958-12-22
Кино Peyton Place Constance MacKenzie 1957-12-13
Кино Diane Diane de Poitiers - Countess de Breze 1956-01-12
Series Шоу Дины Шор Unknown 1956-10-05
Кино The Rains of Ranchipur Lady Edwina Esketh 1956-03-23
Кино The Prodigal Samarra 1955-05-06
Кино The Sea Chase Elsa Keller 1955-06-04
Кино Flame and the Flesh Madeline 1954-05-05
Кино Betrayed Carla Van Oven 1954-09-07
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Latin Lovers Nora Taylor 1953-08-28
Кино The Merry Widow Crystal Radek 1952-09-04
Кино Злые и красивые Georgia Lorrison 1952-12-25
Кино Mr. Imperium Fredda Barlo 1951-03-02
Кино A Life of Her Own Lily Brannel James 1950-09-01
Кино Homecoming Lt. Jane 'Snapshot' McCall 1948-05-01
Кино The Three Musketeers Lady De Winter 1948-10-10
Кино Green Dolphin Street Marianne Patourel 1947-11-05
Кино Cass Timberlane Virginia 'Jinny' Marshland 1947-11-06
Кино Почтальон всегда звонит дважды Cora Smith 1946-05-02
Кино Week-End at the Waldorf Bunny Smith 1945-10-04
Кино Keep Your Powder Dry Valerie Parks 1945-04-01
Кино Marriage Is a Private Affair Theo Scofield West 1944-08-23
Кино Slightly Dangerous Peggy Evans aka Carol Burden 1943-04-01
Кино The Youngest Profession Herself - Guest Star 1943-02-26
Кино Du Barry Was a Lady Lana Turner (uncredited) 1943-08-13
Кино Somewhere I'll Find You Paula Lane 1942-08-27
Кино Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Beatrix Emery 1941-08-12
Кино Ziegfeld Girl Sheila Regan 1941-04-25
Кино Honky Tonk Elizabeth Cotton 1941-10-01
Кино Johnny Eager Lisbeth 'Liz' Bard 1941-12-09
Кино Two Girls on Broadway Pat Mahoney 1940-04-19
Кино Calling Dr. Kildare Rosalie Lewett 1939-04-28
Кино These Glamour Girls Jane Thomas 1939-08-18
Кино Dancing Co-Ed Patty Marlow 1939-09-29
Кино The Adventures of Marco Polo Maid 1938-07-04
Кино Love Finds Andy Hardy Cynthia Potter 1938-07-22
Кино Rich Man, Poor Girl Helen 1938-08-12
Кино Dramatic School Mado 1938-12-09
Кино Топпер Nightclub Patron (uncredited) 1937-07-16
Кино The Great Garrick Mlle. Auber 1937-10-30
Кино They Won't Forget Mary Clay 1937-10-09