Mary Kathleen Turner is a popularly known as Kathleen Turner who is an American movie and stage actress and also a director was born on June 19, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri. She is currently in the age of 61. Her height is 1.73m. Her father is Allen Richard Turner who was a US Foreign Service officer and her mother is Patsy. Kathleen was grown up in a strict as well as a conservative Christian household and her will and interest in performing was discouraged by both her parents. Due to her father’s profession, she grew up in abroad and graduated from “The American School” situated in London in the year 1972.
The same year, her father died of ‘coronary thrombosis’ and then, her family moved back to United States. When she was at the age of 19, the young Turner started to volunteer at a local planned office and also, attended Missouri State University for two years of time. She studied theatre at the University of Maryland Baltimore Country and received a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in the year 1977. She acted in various productions directed by Steve Yaeger during that period.
She made her first debut in television with a NBC daily shop called ‘The Doctors’ and fist debut in film in 1982 as the ruthless Matty Walker in ‘Body Heat;. This role brought her to the international prominence. She was named one of the 100 sexiest stars in the history of film when Empire magazine cited the film in the year 1995. She was able to build a career on frank sexuality and adventurousness with body heat. She then ultimately became one of the top box office draws and also, most sought after actresses of the 1980s and 1990s. Her quality of screen roles was also seen in her public life. She was often compared to ‘Lauren Bacall’ because of her deep voice. She earned a Tony Award nomination of Best actress for her roles in Broadway productions in 1990s. She went to London to work in the stage version of “The Graduate”.
In 1984, Turner married to her boyfriend, who was the real estate entrepreneur named Jay Weiss who lived in New York. As children they had one daughter named Rachel Ann Weiss who was born on October 14, 1987. In 2006, she announced that she and her husband were planning for a trial separation, which was later carried forward to divorce in December 2007.
She has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars. She has earned her net worth with her amazing talent of acting and her successful movies. Her career went in a declining mode after her diagnosis of ‘rheumatoid arthritis’ in the year 1992. With her mesmerizing roles and acting, she was able to drag people’s attention and their support. She has a huge fan following in her social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram and twitter. Her hot pictures especially in bikini with her sexy figure, legs and feet still blow out her fans’ mind.
Her wiki and biography is interesting as well as inspiring. Despite of her obstacles in her family and also, health, she always proved herself with her acting and awards.