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Lana Turner

Submitted By: Daniela
Posted Date: August 28, 2013
Last Updated: November 4, 2014
 
 
Lana Turner
Claim to fame: 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).
 
 
Lana Turner
Where are they now? 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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