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Lana Turner

Lana Turner


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Also Known As: Died: June 29, 1995
Born: February 8, 1920 Cause of Death: throat cancer
Birth Place: Wallace, Idaho, USA Profession: Cast ...


father: Virgil Turner. Mine worker. Robbed and murdered in 1930.
mother: Mildred Turner. Beautician.
daughter: Cheryl Crane. Real estate agent. Born in 1943; father, Stephen Crane; stabbed mother's boyfriend Johnny Stompanato to death with a kitchen knife in April 1958; testified in court that Stompanato was threatening Turner and that she feared for her mother's life; was acquitted on the grounds of justifiable homicide and self-defense; became a ward of the state, spent most of her adolescence in reform school while parents fought for her custody; Turner won when Crane turned 18; wrote autobiography, "Detour: A Hollywood Story" (1988); survived her mother.

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