Janine Turner

Janine Turner


Janine Turner currently lives on her 100-acre Longhorn ranch in North Texas. She is an Emmy and three-time Golden Globe nominated actress.
Turner’s illustrious career includes starring in television shows such as Lifetime’s “Patsy & Loretta Forever” directed by Callie Khouri and NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” as Katie McCoy in a recurring role. Turner won the role of spunky, crop-haired Alaskan air taxi pilot Maggie O’Connell opposite Rob Morrow on the eccentric prime-time series “Northern Exposure.” It was role of her career, a meaty, delightfully quirky star turn that made her a household name. The show lasted six seasons. She then went on to a leading role in “Strong Medicine” that lasted two years.

Turner’s feature film career has included portraying Anthony Hopkins’ wife in the feature film Solace, Steel Magnolias, Cliffhanger with Sylvester Stallone, Dr. T and the Women with Richard Gere, Night of the White Pants with Tom Wilkinson and in Universal’s Leave it to Beaver as June Cleaver.

As a producer and director, Turner won Best New Director at both the Deep Ellum and Beverly Hills Film Festivals for her short film, Trip in a Summer Dress.

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