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Kathleen Turner was born June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, to Patsy (Magee) and Allen Richard Turner, a U.S. Foreign Service officer. She graduated from American School in London in 1972. After the death of her father, the Turner family moved back to the United States where Kathleen later enrolled at Missouri State University for two years, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Romancing the Stone
Romancing the Stone Joan Wilder
(1984)
Peggy Sue Got Married
(1986)
The War of the Roses
The War of the Roses Barbara Rose
(1989)
Body Heat
Body Heat Matty Walker
(1981)

Filmography

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 2017 Someone Else's Wedding
Barbara Haines
 2017 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) ... Narrator (voice)
 2017 Family Guy (TV Series)
Peter Griffin
- Foxx in the Men House (2017) ... Peter Griffin (voice)
 2016-2017 The Path (TV Series)
Brenda Roberts
- Return (2017) ... Brenda Roberts
- A Homecoming (2016) ... Brenda Roberts
 2015 Emily & Tim
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Dumb and Dumber To
Fraida
 2013 Nurse 3D
Head Nurse
 2011 The Perfect Family
Eileen Cleary
 2009 Californication (TV Series)
Sue Collini
- Mia Culpa (2009) ... Sue Collini
- Dogtown (2009) ... Sue Collini
- Mr. Bad Example (2009) ... Sue Collini
- So Here's the Thing... (2009) ... Sue Collini
- Glass Houses (2009) ... Sue Collini
 2008 Marley & Me
Ms. Kornblut
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Cindy Plumb
- Cindy Plumb (2006) ... Cindy Plumb
 2006 Monster House
Constance (voice)
 2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Rebecca Shane
- Magnet (2006) ... Rebecca Shane
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Charles Bing / Helena Handbasket
- The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Part 2 (2001) ... Charles Bing / Helena Handbasket
- The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Part 1 (2001) ... Charles Bing / Helena Handbasket
- The One with Chandler's Dad (2001) ... Charles Bing / Helena Handbasket
 2000 Prince of Central Park
Rebecca Cairn
 2000 Beautiful
Verna Chickle
 2000 National Geographic Kids: Creepy Creatures (Video short)
Clawdette the Black Cat (voice)
 2000 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Miss Liz Strickland
- High Anxiety (2000) ... Miss Liz Strickland (voice)
- Hanky Panky (2000) ... Miss Liz Strickland (voice)
- Rodeo Days (2000) ... Miss Liz Strickland (voice)
 2000/I Cinderella (TV Movie)
Claudette
 1999 Love and Action in Chicago
Middleman
 1999 The Virgin Suicides
Mrs. Lisbon
 1999 Baby Geniuses
Elena
 1998 Legalese (TV Movie)
Brenda Whitlass
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
The Snow Queen / The Magic Woman
- The Snow Queen (1998) ... The Snow Queen (voice)
- The Last Petal (1998) ... The Magic Woman (voice)
 1997 The Real Blonde
Dee Dee Taylor
 1997 A Simple Wish
Claudia
 1997 Bad Baby
Mom (voice)
 1996 The Best of Roger Rabbit (Video)
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
 1995 Moonlight and Valentino
Alberta Russell
 1995 Friends at Last (TV Movie)
Fanny Connelyn
 1994 Leslie's Folly (TV Short)
 1994 Serial Mom
Mom
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Stacy Lavelle
- Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy (1994) ... Stacy Lavelle (voice)
 1993 Undercover Blues
Jane Blue
 1993 Naked in New York
Dana Coles
 1993 House of Cards
Ruth Matthews
 1993 Trail Mix-Up (Short)
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
 1992 We All Have Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 V.I. Warshawski
Vic
 1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit (Short)
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
 1989 The War of the Roses
Barbara Rose
 1989 Tummy Trouble (Short)
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
 1988 The Accidental Tourist
Sarah Leary
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Jessica Rabbit (voice, uncredited)
 1988 Switching Channels
Christy Colleran
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
1st Lt. Lynda Van Devanter (voice)
 1987 Julia and Julia
Julia
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married
Peggy Sue
 1985 The Jewel of the Nile
Joan
 1985 Prizzi's Honor
Irene Walker
 1984 Crimes of Passion
Joanna Crane / China Blue
 1984 A Breed Apart
Stella Clayton
 1984 Romancing the Stone
Joan Wilder
 1983 The Man with Two Brains
Dolores Benedict
 1981 Body Heat
Matty Walker
 1979 The Doctors (TV Series)
Nola Aldrich
- Episode dated 19 March 1979 (1979) ... Nola Aldrich
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Other Works:

Stage: "Stars in the Alley" (New York City, NY). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 13 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not a naturalistic actor. I believe acting is a planned process of communication. I don't see anything naturalistic about it. See more »

Trivia:

She discovered she had developed rheumatoid arthritis in 1992, but did not publicly disclose her illness until 1994, during filming for Serial Mom (1994) in Baltimore. See more »

Trademark:

Seductive husky voice

Star Sign:

Gemini

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