Hollywood actress and screenwriter Barbara Turner died
Posted on:06 Apr 2016 17:52:49
06 April 2016 Current Affairs GK: Renowned screenwriter and Hollywood actress Barbara Turner was died on 5 April 2016. She was 79.She was a screenwriter of Petulia, Georgia, Pollock and may other features for film and television.Barbara Turner started her career as an actress in Hollywood. She starred in TV series such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Playhouse 90throughout the late 1950s.She shifted her career towards writing in 1966 with her first screenplay which was an adaption of author Jean Genet's play Deathwatch.She went on to pen acclaimed scripts for 1968 drama Petulia, Jackson Pollock biopic Pollack and Robert Altman's The Company.She wrote and produced music drama "Georgia In 1995. The film was honoured at the Montreal Film Festival's Grand Prix of the Americas.She also wrote a handful of screenplays for TV movies which includes.The War Between the Tates and Hemingway & Gellhorn, For both of them she was nominated for Emmy.
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