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Appeared on “Hay-on-Sky” 29 May. Who can forget Kathleen Turners electrifying performance in "Body Heat" ? - certainly not certain Lovereading employees! As well as being an honest and gritty memoir she doesn't hold the punches on her views of how holloywood deals (or doesn't) with women of a certain age.
Kathleen Turner is one of the most revered actresses of her generation. From her first film, "Body Heat", to her performance in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", she has wooed audiences onstage and onscreen for three decades. This memoir reveals her astonishing trajectory from struggling New York actress to household name.
Publication date: 07/02/2008
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||7th February 2008|
|Author:||Kathleen Turner, Gloria Feldt|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,|
Though she came to prominence in the 1980s, Kathleen Turner, with her blend of raw sexuality, beauty, intelligence, and drive, could give golden age-sirens like Lana Turner and Ava Gardner a run for their money. After years of working as a relative unknown in way-off-Broadway productions and in the television soap opera The Doctors, Turner burst onto the movie scene in a star-making blaze when she was cast as femme fatale Matty opposite William Hurt in Lawrence Kasdan's neo-noir thriller Body Heat (1981). She continued to wreak havoc on the opposite sex throughout the decade, appearing in a variety of popular ...More About Kathleen Turner, Gloria Feldt