Janine Turner

Born Dec 6, 1962

Janine Turner is an American actress best known for her roles as Maggie O'Connell in the 1990 - 1995 television show Northern Exposure, and as Dr. Dana Stowe on the Lifetime original series Strong Medicine from 2000 - 2002.

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1962 Birth Born on December 6, 1962.


1978 15 Years Old In 1978, the fifteen-year-old Turner left home to pursue a modeling career with the Wilhelmina Modeling Agency.
1980 17 Years Old She began her acting career in 1980, appearing in several episodes of Dallas. … Read More


1986 23 Years Old By 1986, Turner had become frustrated with the quality of the roles she was getting; as she told The Chicago Tribune five years later, "I was always working, but I wanted to do more serious roles and knew that I had the talent. … Read More
1990 27 Years Old Cast as Maggie O'Connell in 1990, Turner's work on Northern Exposure would earn her an Emmy nomination in 1993 and consecutive Golden Globe nominations from 1992 to 1994. … Read More


1997 34 Years Old Turner has never married. In 1997, she gave birth to a daughter, Juliette Loraine Gauntt. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old In 2004, Turner wrote and directed Trip in a Summer Dress, a film about a strong-willed mother and her children.
2006 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, she appeared in a low budget movie filmed in Dallas, The Night of the White Pants.
2007 44 Years Old In 2007, she appeared in a promotional video for 'Christoga,' a "Christian form of Yoga", as well as for Jesocise, a Christian type of Jazzercise.
2008 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Turner's book, Holding Her Head High: Inspiration from 12 Single Mothers Who Championed Their Children and Changed History, was released. … Read More
2012 49 Years Old She spoke at the 2012 Republican National Convention. … Read More


2016 53 Years Old In 2016, controversy arose when critics wrote that Turner said of Star Wars "that Darth Vader’s costume was black because Star Wars movies were based on the Bible." … Read More
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