Kathleen Turner biography
SynopsisKathleen Turner was born June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri. She made her film debut in Body Heat, and went on to star in Romancing the Stone, Prizzi's Honor and War Of The Roses. She received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role in Peggy Sue Got Married and was the voice of Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?. Later films include Serial Mom and The Real Blonde.
ProfileActress, born Mary Kathleen Turner on June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. Her father was a foreign service officer and she lived abroad as child. Her conservative christian family initially had reservations about her career in acting.
Turner made her film debut in Body Heat (1981), and went on to star in such popular films as Romancing the Stone (1984), Prizzi's Honor (1985), and War Of The Roses (1989).
She received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role in Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), and provided the husky voice for Jessica Rabbit in the film 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' (1988). Later films include Serial Mom (1994), The Real Blonde (1998), and Prince of Central Park (2000). She earned critical acclaim for her performance on Broadway in Indiscretions (1995) and also for her West End debut as Mrs Robinson in The Graduate (2000). In 2005, she received great critical acclaim for her role in the revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.