Lana Turner

Lana Turner

Real Name: Lana Turner
Category: Sex Symbols, Show Biz
Submitted by: Daniela
Posted Date: 2013-08-28
Last Modified: 2020-01-13

Lana Turner was nicknamed, ‘The Sweater Girl’ because she could “fill” a sweater better than anyone. During World War II, Turner became a popular pin-up girl. Thanks to her popularity with soldiers she starred in films like, ‘Ziegfeld Girl’ (1941),’Honky Tonk’ (1941), and ‘Johnny Eager’ (1942).

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In 1957, Turner’s daughter was accused of murdering Lana Turner’s boyfriend, but it was believed that Turner was the one that killed him. Despite the scandal, she remained a huge star throughout the 1960s. She died at the age of 74 in Los Angeles from throat cancer. Turner has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard.



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Lana Turner