Lana Turner

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Lana Turner (born Julia Jean Turner; February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American film and television actress. Discovered in 1937 by a reporter as she sipped a soda in a Hollywood ice cream parlor and signed to a film contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at the age of 16, Turner first attracted attention in They Won't Forget (1937), and later starred in featured roles, often as an ingenue. During the early 1940s, she established herself as a leading actress in such films as Johnny Eager (1941), Honky Tonk (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941), and Somewhere I'll Find You (1942). She appeared 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 ... More

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Lana Turner #Funny #Money

Photo of Lana Turner A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Lana Turner #Humor

Photo of Lana Turner Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
Lana Turner #Good

Photo of Lana Turner I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up.
Lana Turner #Truth

Photo of Lana Turner The truth is, sex doesn't mean that much to me now.
Lana Turner #Men

Photo of Lana Turner A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
Lana Turner #Forgiveness #Work

Photo of Lana Turner It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.