The late Japanese American actress, Tura Satana, was born today in 1935. If you don’t know the name Tura Satana, then sit down and listen, because she was a lot of things over the course of her life – survivor of a Japanese internment camp, leader of a 1950s girl gang, a badass martial artist, a burlesque dancer who once received a proposal from Elvis, and a cult B movie film icon. But above all, Tura marched to the beat of her own drum. doing exactly what she wanted at the time and nothing less. We’re so excited to be talking about her for #AAPI, but honestly, we’d be talking about her no matter what. Tura Satana was a true bad bitch. Listen to the podcast here >
Happy Birthday, Tura Satana!
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