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Lana Turner was an American actress. Over the course of her nearly 50-year career, she achieved fame as both a pin-up model and a film actress, as well as for her highly publicized personal life. In the mid-1940s, she was one of the highest-paid actresses in the United States, and one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's biggest stars, with her films earning more than $50 million for the studio during her 18-year contract with them. Turner is frequently cited as a popular culture icon of Hollywood glamour and a screen legend of classical Hollywood cinema.Born to working-class parents in northern Idaho, Turner spent her childhood there before her family relocated to San Francisco. In 1936, when Turner was 15, she was discovered while purchasing a soda at the Top Hat Malt Shop in Hollywood. At 16, she was signed to a personal contract by Warner Bros. director Mervyn LeRoy, who took her with him when he transferred to MGM in 1938. She soon attracted attention by playing the role of a murder victim in her film debut, LeRoy's They Won't Forget , and she later moved into supporting roles, often appearing as an ingénue.

Lana Turner
Turner in the 1940s
Born
Julia Jean Turner

(1921-02-08)February 8, 1921
DiedJune 29, 1995(1995-06-29) (aged 74)
OccupationActress
Years active1937–1985
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
  • (m. 1940; div. 1940)
  • (m. 1942; ann. 1943)
  • (m. 1943; div. 1944)
  • Bob Topping
    (m. 1948; div. 1952)
  • (m. 1953; div. 1957)
  • Fred May
    (m. 1960; div. 1962)
  • Robert Eaton
    (m. 1965; div. 1969)
  • (m. 1969; div. 1972)
ChildrenCheryl Crane
AwardsFull list
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Lana Turner - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

Lana Turner

Lana Turner's About

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Lana Turner was a popular actress in the United States throughout the 1940s and 1950s. She made her cinematic debut in A Star Is Born after being discovered in a drug store. She became well-known as the "They Won't Forget' features Sweater Girl. 'Dramatic School,' 'Love Finds Andy Hardy,' 'Ziegfeld Girl,' 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,' 'Honky Tonk,' and 'Johnny Eager' were among the roles offered. In films like 'The Postman Always Rings Twice,' 'Diane,' 'Another Time, Another Place,' 'Portrait in Black,' and 'Imitation of Life,' Turner came into her own. Her personal life, on the other hand, was a disaster. She had eight marriages and struggled with alcoholism. During one of their many violent arguments, her daughter Cheryl Crane stabbed her longtime boyfriend, mobster Johnny Stompanato, to death. Cheryl was found not guilty of justifiable homicide by the court. The actress had her big break in the film Peyton Place, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award. Turner continued to act in films until 1980, and she had a recurring part on TV as Jacqueline Perrault in the series "Jacqueline Perrault." "'Falcon Crest' is a fictional character. She died after a lengthy battle with cancer and wrote her memoirs, "Lana: The Lady, The Legend, The Truth."

Lana Turner Family life

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She married and divorced eight times; she married Joseph Stephen Crane twice between 1942 and 1944. She had one daughter, Cheryl.

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Lana Turner Before Fame

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She and her mother traveled from Idaho to Los Angeles when her father was robbed and killed for gambling.

Lana Turner Trivia

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Her role in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde made her an early Scream Queen.

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Lana Turner Height Weight

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At the age of 74, Lana Turner height is 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m).

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She starred in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with John Barrymore .

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Facts About Lana Turner

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● Lana Turner was born on February 8, 1921 (age 74) in Wallace, Idaho, United States
● She is a celebrity actress
● Her the best movies are Imitation of Life (1959), The Postman Always Ri... (1946), Peyton Place (1957), Madame X (1966) and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
● She died on June 29, 1995, Century City, CA
● Her spouse is Ronald Pellar (m. 1969–1972)
● Her height is 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)



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