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Guinevere Turner

Born May 23, 1968 (1968-05-23) (age 39)
Boston, Massachusetts

Guinevere Turner (May 23, 1968) is an American actress, writer and director. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Amongst other recent films, she starred in the 1997 British BDSM/fetish comedy film Preaching to the Perverted as the New York dominatrix "Tanya Cheex". is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Boston redirects here. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Boston redirects here. ... Collars are a commonly used symbol of BDSM and can be ornamental or functional. ... Sexual fetishism, first described as such by Sigmund Freud though the concept and certainly the activity is quite ancient, is a form of paraphilia where the object of affection is a specific inanimate object or part of a persons body. ... Preaching to the Perverted DVD Preaching to the Perverted is a 1997 British comedy film written and directed by Stuart Urban. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... French dominatrix Maîtresse Françoise. ...

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Works

Guinevere Turner and I Shot Andy Warhol director Mary Harron wrote the screenplay which ended up being selected for the film version of Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho. She has a brief cameo in the film, in which she delivers the in-joke, "I'm not a lesbian!". (Turner has publicly acknowledged her lesbianism.[1]). I Shot Andy Warhol is a 1996 independent film about the life of Valerie Solanas and her relationship with Andy Warhol. ... Mary Harron (born 1953) is a Canadian film director and screenwriter most well known for her films I Shot Andy Warhol, American Psycho and The Notorious Bettie Page. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bret Easton Ellis (born March 7, 1935 in Los Angeles, California) is an American author. ... For other uses, see American Psycho (disambiguation). ... A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, such as plays, films, video games and television. ... This article is about homosexual women, not inhabitants of the Greek island of Lesbos A lesbian (lowercase L) is a homosexual woman. ...


Turner emerged on the scene with the groundbreaking film Go Fish, which she co-wrote and co-produced with her then-girlfriend, Rose Troche. Turner also starred in the film, portraying a young woman whose friends help her find a new girlfriend. Director Kevin Smith was a fan of the movie, particularly a scene in it wherein, in an imagined sequence, some of a character's friends chastise her for "selling out" and sleeping with a guy, and used it as an inspiration for his rather unusual take on a similar theme in his own film Chasing Amy. Turner has cameos in both Chasing Amy and Smith's later film Dogma; her name is used as that of Joey Lauren Adams' character in Smith's Mallrats. Go Fish is a 1994 lesbian-themed independent drama film. ... Rose Troche was born in 1964, in the midwest into a Puerto Rican family. ... Kevin Smith at a comics convention in 2005 Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, film director, comic book writer, and creator of View Askew. ... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy-drama written and directed by Kevin Smith about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified woman. ... Dogma is a 1999 comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who stars in the film along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes, George Carlin, Janeane Garofalo, and Alanis Morissette. ... Joey Lauren Adams in Mallrats (1995) Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968[] in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American actress with appearances in over 30 films. ... Mallrats is a 1995 film written and directed by Kevin Smith. ...


A writer and story editor for the first two seasons of The L Word, Turner also made several memorable guest appearances on the show as Alice Pieszecki's screenwriter ex-girlfriend, Gabby. In 2005 Turner wrote the script for BloodRayne directed by Uwe Boll, and the script for The Notorious Bettie Page, with Mary Harron, who directed it. This article is about the TV series. ... Alice Pieszecki is a fictional character on the Showtime television network series The L Word, shown nationally in the United States. ... Gabby Deveaux is a fictional character on the Showtime television series The L Word. ... BloodRayne is a 2006 horror/fantasy film based on the eponymous video game from Majesco and the game developer, Terminal Reality, directed by Uwe Boll. ... Uwe Boll (pronounced []), born June 22, 1965 in Wermelskirchen, Germany) is a German director, producer and screenwriter of films often adapted from video games. ... The Notorious Bettie Page is a biographical film about pinup and bondage model Bettie Page, who is portrayed by Gretchen Mol. ...


Movies

Go Fish is a 1994 lesbian-themed independent drama film. ... The Watermelon Woman was a 1996 feature film by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye about Cheryl, a young black lesbian working a dayjob in a video store while trying to make a film about a Black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical mammy roles relegated to Black actresses... Chasing Amy is a 1997 romantic comedy-drama written and directed by Kevin Smith about two comic book artists: Holden McNeil (Ben Affleck), a heterosexual male, and Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams), a lesbian-identified woman. ... Preaching to the Perverted DVD Preaching to the Perverted is a 1997 British comedy film written and directed by Stuart Urban. ... Dogma is a 1999 comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who stars in the film along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes, George Carlin, Janeane Garofalo, and Alanis Morissette. ... Dantes View, Devil Golf Course, salt shoreline Dantes View is a viewpoint terrace placed at 5,475 feet (1. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Fluffer is a 2001 U.S. film about a young man entering the gay porn industry. ... Spare Me is an episode in the fictional animated series Beavis and Butt-head. ... Pipe Mania Pipe Dream is also the name of Binghamton Universitys student newspaper. ... Hummer is a brand of off-road vehicles sold by General Motors, also known as GM. The H1 version is based on the military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, or Humvee). ... This article is about the TV series. ... BloodRayne is a 2006 horror/fantasy film based on the eponymous video game from Majesco and the game developer, Terminal Reality, directed by Uwe Boll. ... Hung can refer to: Hung language, a Viet-Muong language spoken in Laos. ... The Notorious Bettie Page is a biographical film about pinup and bondage model Bettie Page, who is portrayed by Gretchen Mol. ... Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a lesbian-related comedy film scheduled for release in September 2007. ...

See also

This article is about the TV series. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Interview with Guinevere Turner (page 2)

External links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ...

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Guinevere Turner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
Guinevere Turner (May 23, 1968) is an American actress and writer.
Director Kevin Smith was a fan of the movie, particularly a scene in it wherein, in an imagined sequence, some of a character's friends chastise her for "selling out" and sleeping with a guy, and used it as an inspiration for his rather unique take on a similar theme in his own film Chasing Amy.
Turner later appeared in Smith's Dogma, in a small role as a bus clerk.
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