Janine Turner

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Janine Turner
Janine Turner At Her Ranch.jpg
Janine Turner at her ranch in May 2014
Born
Janine Loraine Gauntt

(1962-12-06) December 6, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationActress, Author, Public Speaker
Years active1980–present
ChildrenJuliette Turner-Jones (b. 1997)
Websitejanineturnertalks.com

Janine Turner (born Janine Loraine Gauntt; December 6, 1962) is an American movie and television actress. She starred in the television drama Northern Exposure (which started in 1990 and ended in 1995) and in the movies Steel Magnolias and Cliffhanger. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Filmography[change | change source]

Films[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Young Doctors in Love
1986 Knights of the City Brooke
1986 Tai-Pan Shevaun Tillman
1988 Monkey Shines Linda Aikman
1989 Steel Magnolias Nancy-Beth Marmillion
1990 The Ambulance Cheryl
1993 Cliffhanger Jessie Deighan
1997 The Curse of Inferno Layla Moanes
1997 Leave It to Beaver June Cleaver
2000 Dr. T & the Women Dorothy Chambliss
2004 No Regrets Cheryl
2004 Trip in a Summer Dress Mama Short film
2006 Miracle Dogs Too Paula Wells Direct-to-video
2006 The Night of the White Pants Barbara Hagan
2009 Birdie & Bogey Amy
2009 Maggie's Passage Jenny Sirron
2015 The Ivy League Farmer Ella Gilbert
2015 Solace Elizabeth Clancy (with Anthony Hopkins)
2016 Occupy Texas Mrs. Thomas

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1980–1981 Dallas Unknown 3 episodes
1981 Mr. Merlin Unknown Episode: "All About Sheila"
1981–1982 Behind the Screen Janie-Claire Willow Unknown episodes
1982 The Love Boat Betsy Dunvar Episode: "The Victims/Man in the Iron Shorts"
1982–1983 General Hospital Laura Templeton
1983 The Paper Chase Sondra Episode: "Birthday Party"
1983 Happy Days Debbie Episode: "Where the Guys Are"
1983 Boone Maggie Episode: "Words and Music"
1984 The Master Gina/Teri Episode: "The Good, the Bad and the Priceless"
1984 Santa Barbara Hollywood Woman Episode: "#1.8"
1984 The New Mike Hammer Christine Episode: "Bonecrunch"
1985 The A-Team Theresa Gianni Episode: "The Big Squeeze"
1985 Knight Rider Karen Forester Episode: "KITTnap"
1986–1987 Another World Patricia Kirkland 2 episodes
1989 Quantum Leap Michelle Episode: "Catch a Falling Star"
1990–1995 Northern Exposure Maggie O'Connell 110 episodes
Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama (1992–1994)
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Hosted 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards[1] - (1995)

1997 Stolen Women: Captured Hearts Anna Brewster TV movie
1998 Circle of Deceit Terry Silva TV movie
1998 Beauty Alix Miller TV movie
1999 Fatal Error Dr. Samantha Craig TV movie
1999 A Secret Affair Vanessa Stewart TV movie
2000–2002 Strong Medicine Dr. Dana Stowe 50 episodes
2005 Walker Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire Ranger Kay Austin TV movie
2007 Primal Doubt Jean Harper TV movie
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Victoria Grall Episode: "Inconceivable"
2008–2009 Friday Night Lights Katie McCoy 12 episodes

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Janine Turner at the Governor's Ball after the 1992 Emmy Awards

Emmy Award

  • 1993: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series" – Northern Exposure

Golden Globe Award

  • 1992: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series – Drama" – Northern Exposure
  • 1993: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series – Drama" – Northern Exposure
  • 1994: Nominated, "Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series – Drama" – Northern Exposure
  • 1995: Turner Hosted 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards[2][1]

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • 1995: Nominated, "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series" – Northern Exposure

Young Artist Award

  • 1983: Won, "Best Young Actress in the Daytime Series" – General Hospital

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1995) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  2. "52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1995): Overview". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved February 9, 2018.

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