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Lana Turner

1921 - 1995

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Julia Jean "Lana" Turner ( LAH-nə; February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American actress. Over a career spanning nearly five decades, 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 American actresses and one of MGM's biggest stars, with her films earning more than $50 million (equivalent to approximately $852 million in 2023) for the studio during her 18-year contract with them. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lana Turner has received more than 7,468,261 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Lana Turner is the 405th most popular actor (up from 456th in 2019), the 770th most popular biography from United States (up from 850th in 2019) and the 206th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Lana Turner ranks 405 out of 9,996Before her are Paul Hogan, Matthew McConaughey, Carmen Amaya, Richard Dean Anderson, John Cassavetes, and Anne Baxter. After her are Alfred Molina, Richard Crenna, Tobey Maguire, Emmanuelle Riva, George Gaynes, and Groucho Marx.

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Among people born in 1921, Lana Turner ranks 36Before her are Gianni Agnelli, Nancy Reagan, Kenneth Arrow, Patricia Highsmith, Kurt Knispel, and Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. After her are Vasily Smyslov, Marija Gimbutas, Georges Brassens, Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, and Edgar Morin. Among people deceased in 1995, Lana Turner ranks 26Before her are Teresa Teng, Edward Bernays, Louis Malle, Patricia Highsmith, Hannes Alfvén, and Fred Perry. After her are Maurizio Gucci, Ginger Rogers, Gerald Durrell, Milovan Đilas, Christian B. Anfinsen, and Hugo Pratt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lana Turner ranks 770 out of 18,182Before her are Harry Belafonte (1927), Willard Libby (1908), Anne Baxter (1923), Hermann Joseph Muller (1890), Kamala Harris (1964), and James B. Sumner (1887). After her are Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), Richard Crenna (1926), Edward Mills Purcell (1912), Tobey Maguire (1975), Quincy Jones (1933), and Neal Cassady (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lana Turner ranks 206Before her are Tobin Bell (1942), Woody Harrelson (1961), Matthew McConaughey (1969), Richard Dean Anderson (1950), John Cassavetes (1929), and Anne Baxter (1923). After her are Richard Crenna (1926), Tobey Maguire (1975), Groucho Marx (1890), Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Laurence Fishburne (1961), and Charlie Sheen (1965).

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