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Tura Satana (1938–2011)


Tura Satana started exotic dancing when she was only 13 years old. She integrated acrobatics, humor, and sensual beauty to her dancing art form. As a dancer, she started doing guest appearances in films such as Our Man Flint (1966) and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) and made several films with low-budget auteur Ted V. Mikels. Her skills as ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 72) in Reno, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Irma la Douce
Irma la Douce Suzette Wong
(1963)
Mark of the Astro-Zombies
Mark of the Astro-Zombies Malvira Satana
(2004)
The Astro-Zombies
(1968)

Filmography

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 2009 Sugar Boxx
Judge #1
 1973 The Doll Squad
Lavelle Sumara
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Rabbit, Leader of Toulouse's Elite Guard
- The Moulin Ruse Affair (1967) ... Rabbit, Leader of Toulouse's Elite Guard
 1966 Our Man Flint
Stripper (uncredited)
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Tomo
- The Finny Foot Affair (1964) ... Tomo
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Peach Petal
- Who Killed the Paper Dragon? (1964) ... Peach Petal
 1963 Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
Stripper (uncredited)
 1963 Irma la Douce
Suzette Wong
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I was dancing burlesque was an art--classy and elegant and requiring talent. I got out of it when it started to become raunchy and lost the art. Now they call it nude dancing, but it's plain old pornography as far as I'm concerned. They do things on stage that I wouldn't have even thought of doing. See more »

Trivia:

Her first marriage, to a 17-year-old boy (she was only 13), lasted only nine months. The marriage was arranged by their families. See more »

Trademark:

Femme fatale

Nickname:

Miss Japan Beautiful

Star Sign:

Cancer

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