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Universal offers glimpse of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

Universal offers glimpse of 'Dumb and Dumber To'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Production has begun on "Dumb and Dumber To," the big-screen sequel starring Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey, Hollywood's Universal Pictures said Tuesday.

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'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' headed back to B'way

'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' headed back to B'way

NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" is headed to Broadway this fall, the play's producers said.
'High' with Kathleen Turner to close

'High' with Kathleen Turner to close

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- "High," starring Kathleen Turner, is to close this Sunday, the Broadway play's producers announced.
Turner to host Drama League Awards

Turner to host Drama League Awards

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Actress Kathleen Turner is to serve as host of the 77th annual Drama League Awards ceremony and luncheon in New York, organizers said.
Turner plans Broadway return

Turner plans Broadway return

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Actress Kathleen Turner is to return to Broadway in Matthew Lombardo's new play "High," the show's producers announced Friday.

'Serial Mom' among worst film mothers

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- Actress Kathleen Turner's role in the U.S. film "Serial Mom" has been named one of the worst film mothers in history.
Stars turn out for Radcliffe's B'way debut

Stars turn out for Radcliffe's B'way debut

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Glenn Close, Kathleen Turner and Dominic Cooper were among the stars who turned out for British actor Daniel Radcliffe's Broadway debut in "Equus" Thursday.

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Turner hitchhiked to store in Wales

Turner hitchhiked to store in Wales

CARDIFF, Wales, May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. film star Kathleen Turner said she hitchhiked for the first time recently in Wales because she needed breakfast fixings and didn't have a car.
Cage wins libel suit against Turner

Cage wins libel suit against Turner

LONDON, April 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage has won a libel lawsuit against his one-time co-star Kathleen Turner and Britain's Daily Mail newspaper in London's high court.
Turner: Sorry to cause Cage 'discomfort'

Turner: Sorry to cause Cage 'discomfort'

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kathleen Turner said she's sorry her new autobiography, in which she dishes about some of her leading men, has caused Nicolas Cage discomfort.

Turner to direct 'Crimes' on B'way

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Actress Kathleen Turner will direct a new off-Broadway production of "Crimes of the Heart" in New York, said representatives for the show.
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Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is an American actress. She came to fame during the 1980s, after roles in the Hollywood films Body Heat, Peggy Sue Got Married, Romancing the Stone, The War of the Roses, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Prizzi's Honor. She also was a guest star in Californication on Showtime.

Turner was born in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Patsy (née Magee) and Allen Richard Turner, a U.S. Foreign Service officer who grew up in China (where Turner's great-grandfather had been a Methodist Christian missionary). Her father, a diplomat, had been illegally imprisoned by the Japanese Empire for four years during the World War II. As a girl, Turner lived in Canada, Venezuela, and England, and she was living in Cuba at the time that Fidel Castro took over the government – and then the United States broke off diplomatic relations with Cuba, forcing the staff members of the American embassy in Havana to leave the country. Turner has two brothers and one sister. While attending high school in England, she was a gymnast, and she also took classes at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

In her early years, Turner was interested in performing. Her father did not encourage her: "My father was of missionary stock," she later explained, "so theater and acting were just one step up from being a streetwalker, you know? So when I was performing in school, he would drive my mom and sit in the car. She'd come out at intermissions and tell him, 'She's doing very well.'"

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