While Lana was quite an accomplished actress and Academy Award winner, her personal life was tumultuous, to say the least. She was married eight times and struggled with her own personal demons. In fact, she credits her longtime hairstylist and friend, Eric Root, with saving her life. "My hairdresser, Eric Root, took one look at me and said: 'Okay, that's it.' " she told People in 1982. Want to learn more about the screen siren? Find out some interesting beauty facts, along with more pictures of the star, after the break.
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Fun beauty facts about Lana:
- She bleached her hair auburn hair blond for a film, even though the role fell through.
- She was often referred to as "The Nightclub Queen" for her blond hair and vivacious personality.
- During the filming of The Adventures of Marco Polo, she was asked to shave her eyebrows, and they never grew back.
- While evacuating her building during a fire, she grabbed her eyebrow pencil, lipstick, and hair dryer.