Latest Lana Turner News

Joan Collins Blasts Surgery

12th October 2010

Joan Collins thinks women who have cosmetic surgery look "ghastly".The former 'Dynasty' actress doesn't see the appeal of going under the surgeon's knife and finds it "terrifying" people will go to so many lengths in...

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Eighth Wife Awarded Half Of Shaw's Estate

25th July 2006

The ex-wife of late jazz musician ARTIE SHAW has been awarded $1.5 million (GBP768,000) by a jury in California - half of the STAR DUST hitmaker's estate. EVELYN KEYNES, who featured in the legendary 1939...

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Biography Reveals Stewart 'Presumed Gay'

15th June 2006

One of Hollywood's most notorious womanisers, JAMES STEWART, was presumed gay by movie bosses because he was initially so shy with girls. A new biography of the IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE star reveals the young...

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Crane: 'Miller Is Spitting Image Of My Mother'

22nd March 2006

LANA TURNER's daughter CHERYL CRANE is so amazed by the striking resemblance between actress SIENNA MILLER and her late mother, she thinks the LAYER CAKE star should play Turner in an upcoming biopic. However, LEGEND...

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Stone Smarting Over Turner Biopic

8th February 2006

Actress SHARON STONE is still smarting CATHERINE ZETA-JONES was chosen over her to appear in a biopic of LANA TURNER, insisting the silver screen star wanted her in the role. Stone met the PEYTON...

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Costume Designer Mabry Dies

27th January 2006

Legendary Hollywood costume designer MOSS MABRY has died in a hospital in San Diego, California. He was 87. The four-time Oscar-nominated designer's credits include JAMES DEAN epics GIANT and REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and...

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Zeta Jones Dismisses Stone Rivalry

3rd November 2005

CATHERINE ZETA JONES has laughed off rumours she upset SHARON STONE by beating her to the lead role in new film STOMPANATO. The Welsh beauty and wife of Stone's BASIC INSTINCT screen lover MICHAEL...

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Monroe Had 'Poor Hygiene'

28th October 2005

British actor PETER LAWFORD refused to sleep with Hollywood sex symbol MARILYN MONROE, because he was repulsed by her personal hygiene. Lawford, who later married PATRICIA KENNEDY, grew close to the SOME LIKE IT...

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Zeta-jones Gets Hollywood History Lessons For Turner Role

23rd October 2005

Actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES didn't have to dig too deep to research her new movie project STOMPANATO - her husband and father-in-law were among the celebrity crowd caught up in the famous scandal. Zeta-Jones is...

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Delpy Warns Aspiring Actresses Beauty Is Skin Deep

11th October 2005

French actress JULIE DELPY has urged young actresses not to follow in the footsteps of sex symbols MARILYN MONROE and LANA TURNER by relying on youthful glamour, because it will ruin their careers later in...

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Lawford Turned Down Marilyn Monroe

23rd September 2005

Rat Pack crooner PETER LAWFORD turned down sex with screen siren MARILYN MONROE because she smelled unpleasant - according to his son. In a new memoir, CHRISTOPHER LAWFORD KENNEDY reveals his British-born father -...

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Stone Hits Out At Zeta-jones Casting

30th August 2005

SHARON STONE is furious CATHERINE ZETA-JONES will play LANA TURNER in a new biopic, because she was the screen legend's first choice. THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE actress met Stone before she died...

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Mayer Forbade Family Life For Turner

29th August 2005

Hollywood mogul LOUIS B MAYER was so controlling over his protege's lives, he banned LANA TURNER from having a child with her husband ARTIE SHAW. Within weeks of their 1940 wedding, Mayer arrived at...

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Zeta-jones And Reeves Eye Turner-stompanado Story

25th August 2005

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is in talks to play LANA TURNER alongside KEANU REEVES in a film about her tumultuous romance with bodyguard JOHNNY STOMPANADO. The movie will follow the infamous Hollywood relationship between Stompanado (Reeves),...

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Jazz Man Artie Shaw Dies

31st December 2004

Celebrated jazz clarinetist ARTIE SHAW has died in California, aged 94. The musician, who was married to stunners AVA GARDNER and LANA TURNER, is famous for his renditions of standards like BEGIN THE BEGUINE...

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Scarlett To Play Lana?

22nd February 2004

Stunning actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is being lined up to play screen icon LANA TURNER in a new biopic. The LOST IN TRANSLATION beauty, who is also reportedly desired by ELIZABETH TAYLOR to star in...

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