Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner is an American actress. She first gained recognition with her film debut in 1981's Body Heat. Some of her other most notable films include The Man with Two Brains (1983), Crimes of Passion (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), The Virgin Suicides (1999), Baby Geniuses (1999), Beautiful (2000) and Marley & Me (2008). She won two Golden Globes for best actress for her roles in Romancing the Stone (1984) and Prizzi's Honor (1985). Turner also earned two Tony Award nominations for starring in the Broadway productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
Kathleen Turner
Full Name
Mary Kathleen Turner
Springfield, MO


How old was Kathleen Turner in 'Peggy Sue Got Married?'

Kathleen Turner was 32 when 'Peggy Sue Got Married' hit theaters in 1986.

What illness does Kathleen Turner have?

Kathleen Turner has been open about her battle with rheumatoid arthritis. In a 2018 interview with Vulture, the actress revealed she had been diagnosed with the autoimmune disease in her late 30's.

Who is Kathleen Turner married to?

Kathleen Turner was previously married to real estate entrepreneur Jay Weiss. The couple wed in 1984 and divorced in 2007.

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Michael Douglas Says Debra Winger Once Bit Him on the Arm While Meeting for Romancing the Stone Role
The actor said he broke down in tears and told the studio, "I can't go to the jungle with her!"
Kathleen Turner on Offscreen Chemistry with Michael Douglas While Shooting Romancing the Stone
"Oh, I was yearning, babe but he was still married [to first wife Diandra Luker] … although they were separated, and so I thought there was hope for me," Kathleen Turner tells PEOPLE
Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner on Their 40-Year Friendship, Reuniting on The Kominsky Method
"You protect and cherish when you've got a good relationship," Michael Douglas tells PEOPLE
Michael Douglas Loves That He's Still Acting at 76: 'Work Keeps You Going'
The Kominsky Method star tells AARP the Magazine that he still loves going to set, even if he feels like the oldest person in the room
Longtime Costars Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner to Reunite in The Kominsky Method Season 3
The upcoming third and final season of The Kominsky Method premieres May 28 on Netflix
Kathleen Turner Reveals the Co-Creator for Friends Still Calls Her 'Dad'
Kathleen played Matthew Perry's character's father on the sitcom

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