Janine Turner Biography (1962-)

Original name, Janine Gauntt; born December 6, 1962, in Lincoln, NE; daughterof Turner M. (an airline pilot) and Janice (a real estate agent) Gauntt; children: Juliette Loraine Gauntt. Addresses: Agent: c/o Creative ArtistsAgency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1084.; Publicist: SusanPatricola Public Relations, Inc., 8455 Beverly Blvd., Suite 505, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, director
Birth Details
December 6, 1962
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Janie-Claire Willow, Behind the Screen, CBS, 1981-1982
  • Laura Templeton, General Hospital, ABC, 1982-1983
  • Patricia Kirkland, Another World (also known as Another World:Bay City), NBC, 1986-1987
  • Mary-Margaret "Maggie" O'Connell, Northern Exposure, CBS, 1990-1995
  • Dr. Dana Stowe, Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2000-?
  • Movies
  • Anna Brewster-Morgan, Stolen Women: Captured Hearts, CBS, 1997
  • Terry Silva, Circle of Deceit, ABC, 1997
  • Layla Moanes, The Curse of Inferno (also known as The Stick Up), Showtime, 1997
  • Alix Miller, Beauty, CBS, 1998
  • Samantha Carter, Fatal Error (also known as Reaper), TBS, 1999
  • Vanessa Stewart, A Secret Affair (also known as Barbara TaylorBradford's "A Secret Affair"), CBS, 1999
  • Episodic
  • (Television debut) "No More Mr. Nice Guy: Part 2," Dallas, CBS, 1980
  • "The Victims/The Man in the Iron Shorts/Heavens to Betsy," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • Debbie, "Where the Guys Are," Happy Days, ABC, 1983
  • "Words and Music," Boone, NBC, 1983
  • Gina/Teri, "The Good, the Bad, and the Priceless," The Master, NBC, 1984
  • Christine, coach's daughter, "Bone Crunch," Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, CBS, 1984
  • Karen, "KITTnapp," Knight Rider, NBC, 1985
  • Theresa, "The Big Squeeze," The A-Team, NBC, 1985
  • Michelle, "Catch a Falling Star--May 21, 1979," Quantum Leap, NBC,1989
  • Specials
  • The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1991
  • Grand marshal, The Cotton Bowl Parade, CBS, 1991
  • Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • The 1997 ESPY Awards, ABC, 1997
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2001
  • Movies
  • Coproducer, Circle of Deceit, ABC, 1998
  • Film Appearances
  • Cameo, Young Doctors in Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Brooke Delamo, Knights of the City (also known as Cry of the City), New World, 1985
  • Shevaun Tillman, Tai-Pan, de Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Linda Aikman, Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear (also known asElla and Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear), Orion, 1988
  • Nancy Beth "Miss Merry Christmas" Marmillion, Steel Magnolias, TriStar, 1989
  • Cheryl, The Ambulance (also known as Into Thin Air), Triumph Releasing, 1990
  • Jessie Deighan, Cliffhanger (also known as Cliffhanger--L'ultima sfida), TriStar, 1993
  • June Cleaver, Leave It to Beaver, Universal, 1997
  • Dorothy Chambliss, Dr. T & the Women, Artisan Entertainment, 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Los Angeles Magazine, February, 1993, p. 18
    • Newsmakers 1993, Issue 4, 1993
    • People Weekly, May 13, 1991, pp. 55-56; May 12, 1997, p. 37
    • Texas Monthly, November, 2000, p. 26

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