Kathleen Turner's

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Body Heat - The movie that launched her to Hollywood stardom was undoubtedly 'Body Heat,' in which she played Matty Walker.

Two-time Golden Globe winner - contributed to her legacy, such as 'Romancing the Stone' and 'Prizzi's Honor,' she Golden Globes for Best Actress.


Oscar nod - Thanks to her role in 'Peggy Sue Got Married' in 1986, another thrill came for the actress: an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.

The diagnosis - In 1992, she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that affects the joints, causing intense pain and inflammation.

Inspiring Battle An Autoimmune Condition - Kathleen Turner's career has ensured her a place of honor in the collective memory of a whole generation. 

At The Peak - The harsh diagnosis of the disease came when the actress was just 39 years old, at the peak of her career.

Rheumatoid arthritis - Finally, additional tests led to the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, which offered her a slightly more positive outlook.

A New Cure - Trapped in her despair, the actress found hope again in a new treatment proposed by a doctor steroids that came with unpleasant side effects.

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