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Lana Turner
Born February 8, 1921
Died June 29, 1995





 Biography
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

 Movies

CASTING
This Is Bob Hope...
 2017, Herself (archive footage)
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year
 2009,
Reflections of Evil
 2002, Tracy Carlyle Hastings (archive footage)
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song
 2001,
That's Entertainment! III
 1994, (archive footage)
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind
 1988, (archive footage)
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
 1983, Herself (archive footage)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
 1982, (in "Johnny Eager" / "The Postman Always Rings Twice") (archive footage)
Witches' Brew
 1980, Vivian Cross
Bittersweet Love
 1976, Claire
That's Entertainment, Part II
 1976, (archive footage)
Persecution
 1975, Carrie Masters
The Big Cube
 1969, Adriana Roman
Madame X
 1966, Holly Parker
Hollywood My Home Town
 1965,
The Love Goddesses
 1965,
Love Has Many Faces
 1965, Kit Jordan
Who's Got the Action?
 1962, Melanie Flood
Bachelor in Paradise
 1961, Rosemary E. Howard
By Love Possessed
 1961, Marjorie Penrose
Portrait in Black
 1960, Sheila Cabot
Imitation of Life
 1959, Lora Meredith
Andy Hardy Comes Home
 1958, Cynthia Potter (stock footage)
Another Time, Another Place
 1958, Sara Scott
The Lady Takes a Flyer
 1958, Maggie Colby
Peyton Place
 1957, Constance MacKenzie
Diane
 1956, Diane de Poitiers - Countess de Breze
The Rains of Ranchipur
 1955, Lady Edwina Esketh
The Sea Chase
 1955, Elsa Keller
The Prodigal
 1955, Samarra
Betrayed
 1954, Carla Van Oven
Flame and the Flesh
 1954, Madeline
Latin Lovers
 1953, Nora Taylor
The Bad and the Beautiful
 1952, Georgia Lorrison
The Merry Widow
 1952, Crystal Radek
Singin' in the Rain
 1952, Actress in 'The Royal Rascal' (uncredited)
Mr. Imperium
 1951, Fredda Barlo
A Life of Her Own
 1950, Lily Brannel James
The Three Musketeers
 1948, Lady De Winter
Homecoming
 1948, Lt. Jane 'Snapshot' McCall
Cass Timberlane
 1947, Virginia 'Jinny' Marshland
Green Dolphin Street
 1947, Marianne Patourel
The Postman Always Rings Twice
 1946, Cora Smith
Week-End at the Waldorf
 1945, Bunny Smith
Keep Your Powder Dry
 1945, Valerie Parks
Marriage Is a Private Affair
 1944, Theodora "Theo" Scoffield West
Twenty Years After
 1944,
Du Barry Was a Lady
 1943, Lana Turner (uncredited)
Show-Business at War
 1943, Herself
Slightly Dangerous
 1943, Peggy Evans aka Carol Burden
The Youngest Profession
 1943, Herself - Guest Star
Strictly G.I.
 1943, Herself
Somewhere I'll Find You
 1942, Paula Lane
Johnny Eager
 1941, Lisbeth 'Liz' Bard
Honky Tonk
 1941, Elizabeth Cotton
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
 1941, Beatrix 'Bea' Emery
Ziegfeld Girl
 1941, Sheila Regan
We Who Are Young
 1940, Margy Brooks
Two Girls on Broadway
 1940, Pat Mahoney
The Miracle of Sound
 1940,
Dancing Co-Ed
 1939, Patty Marlow
Rhumba Rhythm at the Hollywood La Conga
 1939, Herself
These Glamour Girls
 1939, Jane Thomas
Calling Dr. Kildare
 1939, Rosalie Lewett
Dramatic School
 1938, Mado
Rich Man, Poor Girl
 1938, Helen
Four's a Crowd
 1938, Passerby (uncredited)
Love Finds Andy Hardy
 1938, Cynthia Potter
The Adventures of Marco Polo
 1938, Maid
The Great Garrick
 1937, Mlle. Auber
They Won't Forget
 1937, Mary Clay
Topper
 1937, Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Screen Snapshots (Series 16, No. 1)
 1936,

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 TV

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The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
 1956,
Falcon Crest
 1981,
Harold Robbins' The Survivors
 1969,
The Academy Awards
 1953,
The Carol Burnett Show
 1967,

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