Joe Turkel

Joe Turkel

Joe Turkel  American Actor


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Joe Turkel is a 90 year old American Actor. Born Joseph Turkel on 15th July, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, he is famous for The Shining, Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner (1982). His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Joe Turkel has been in an on-screen matchup with Dorothy Provine in The Bonnie Parker Story (1958).

Joe Turkel is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New York City, 20th-century American male actors and American male television actors.


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First Name Joe
Last Name Turkel
Full Name at Birth Joseph Turkel
Alternative Name Joseph Turkel
Age 90 years
Birthday 15th July, 1927
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Screenwriter
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Shining, Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner (1982)
Year(s) Active 1949–1998

Joe Turkel (born July 15, 1927) is an American character actor of film and television. He is credited in several films as Joseph Turkel.

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Boy Meets World1993JanitorTV Show
The Dark Side of the Moon1990Paxton WarnerMovie
Miami Vice1984LevecTV Show
Tales from the Darkside1983KharmaTV Show
Blade Runner1982Dr. Eldon TyrellMovie
The Shining1980LloydMovie
Which Way Is Up?1977Harry Boatwright (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Fantasy Island1977Herb GlazerTV Show
The Commitment1976JulesMovie
The Hindenburg1975Detective Moore (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
The Prisoner of Second Avenue1975Voice of the Man Upstairs (uncredited)Movie
S.W.A.T.1975FreddieTV Show
The Sex Symbol1974DirectorTV Movie
The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander1973Harry (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Kojak1973SwampgasTV Show
Police Story1973George KellerTV Show
Wild in the Sky1972CorazzaMovie
Six Hundred and Sixty-Six1972Col. FergusonMovie
Cade's County1971Joe PittsTV Show
The Chicago Teddy Bears1971Police Sgt. ConnellTV Show
The Animals1970Peyote (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
The Devil's 81969Sam (as Joseph Turkell)Movie
Scream Free!1969Movie
Adam-121968Vince WarrenTV Show
Land of the Giants1968SergeantTV Show
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre1967Jake 'Greasy Thumb' Guzik (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Ironside1967District AttorneyTV Show
Judd for the Defense1967Sergeant MarpleTV Show
The Sand Pebbles1966BronsonMovie
Felony Squad1966AlfTV Show
The Rat Patrol1966Capt. BruenerTV Show
King Rat1965Dino (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Village of the Giants1965Sheriff (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Convoy1965Hauptman LaunerTV Show
The Wackiest Ship in the Army1965GeorgeTV Show
The Carpetbaggers1964Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Johnny Cool1963Hoodlum (uncredited)Movie
East Side/West Side1963Richard BaileyTV Show
The Yellow Canary1963PolicemanMovie
Combat!1962KlimmerTV Show
Portrait of a Mobster1961Joe NoeMovie
Ben Casey1961Robert SmithTV Show
Ripcord1961Bush PilotTV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961MaxTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961KrackauerTV Show
Tallahassee 70001961DropperTV Show
The Boy and the Pirates1960Abu the Genie (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Tormented1960Nick, The BlackmailerMovie
Visit to a Small Planet1960Malcolm (uncredited)Movie
The Andy Griffith Show1960FredTV Show
The Aquanauts1960DannyTV Show
The Roaring 20's1960AndersTV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960ParkerTV Show
Two Faces West1960TurnerTV Show
The Purple Gang1959Eddie Olsen (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Verboten!1959Infantryman (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Warlock1959Chet Haggin (uncredited)Movie
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond1959Mario's brotherTV Show
Bonanza1959Lupe, Private Peters, Thug #1TV Show
Lock Up1959TV Show
The Detectives1959Charlie, LoomisTV Show
The Untouchables1959Birdie Yates, Deuces Kobler, GarvinTV Show
Tightrope1959PinkyTV Show
The David Niven Show1959Pvt. MenottiTV Show
Here Come the Jets1959HenleyMovie
The Bonnie Parker Story1958Chuck DarrowMovie
Bat Masterson1958Fargo, Woody LarkinTV Show
Mackenzie's Raiders1958TurleyTV Show
Rescue 81958Birdy CooganTV Show
The Texan1958Evan McBeemTV Show
U.S. Marshal1958Carl Robinette, Sam TullyTV Show
The Beast of Budapest1958MartinMovie
Frontier Doctor1958Sear MiddletonTV Show
Jefferson Drum1958TomTV Show
The Case Against Brooklyn1958Henchman MonteMovie
Beau James1957Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Hellcats of the Navy1957Chick (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
House of Numbers1957Bradville - Convict (uncredited)Movie
Jeanne Eagels1957Eddie, Reporter (uncredited)Movie
Paths of Glory1957Pvt. Pierre Arnaud (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
The Midnight Story1957Lothario at Dance (uncredited)Movie
The Shadow on the Window1957Lounger (uncredited)Movie
The Silent Service1957Radioman 1st Class Art Kramer, Torpedoman LyonsTV Show
Tombstone Territory1957Zeb - HenchmanTV Show
Wagon Train1957EddieTV Show
Code 31957TV Show
The Californians1957Hector BozemanTV Show
Official Detective1957Bill BushTV Show
Friendly Persuasion1956Poor Loser (uncredited)Movie
The Killing1956Tiny (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
The Proud and Profane1956Patient with Cards (uncredited)Movie
Boots and Saddles1956Ray MartinTV Show
Broken Arrow1956Pete MarvinTV Show
Inside Detroit1956Pete Link (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Dr. Christian1956TV Show
Cell 2455 Death Row1955Curly (uncredited)Movie
Lucy Gallant1955One of Casey's Air Force Buddies (uncredited)Movie
The Naked Street1955ShimmyMovie
Crossroads1955Frank PerroniTV Show
Highway Patrol1955Charlie FowlerTV Show
Navy Log1955Norm, StrikerTV Show
Tales of the Texas Rangers1955Chance DembrowTV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955Bob RellanceTV Show
Mad at the World1955Pete Johnson (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Damon Runyon Theater1955TV Show
TV Reader's Digest1955Eddie PreisserTV Show
The Bamboo Prison1954P.O.W. (uncredited)Movie
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954Stubb Cull, Walt ColesTV Show
The Lineup1954Jim Paisley, LosierTV Show
The Public Defender1954Bill Ewing, Lee JacksonTV Show
Duffy of San Quentin1954Frank Roberts (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Gypsy Colt1954Chuck (uncredited)Movie
Return from the Sea1954Sailor (uncredited)Movie
The Human Jungle1954Delinquent Hood (uncredited)Movie
Down Among the Sheltering Palms1953Pvt. Harris (uncredited)Movie
The Glass Wall1953Freddie Zakoyla (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
I Led 3 Lives1953Comrade LeoTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953LoganTV Show
A Slight Case of Larceny1953Holdup Man (uncredited)Movie
Man Crazy1953RayMovie
I'm the Law1953DusterTV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952WillieTV Show
Dangerous Assignment1952RudiTV Show
The Unexpected1952TV Show
Fixed Bayonets!1951Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Boston Blackie1951PinkyTV Show
Dragnet1951TV Show
Sky King1951Ralph ClarkTV Show
Starlift1951Litter Case (uncredited)Movie
Halls of Montezuma1950Marine (uncredited)Movie
Federal Man1950Jack 'Sneeze' Norton (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Lucky Losers1950Johnny Angelo (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Triple Trouble1950Benny the Blood (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Southside 1-10001950FrankieMovie
City Across the River1949Shimmy Stockton (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Johnny Stool Pigeon1949Bellboy (uncredited)Movie
The Lone Ranger1949Judd, Ray MilesTV Show
Angels in Disguise1949Johnny Mutton (as Joseph Turkel)Movie
Sword in the Desert1949Haganah Soldier (uncredited)Movie
So You Want to Get Rich Quick1949'Stinky' McDoakes (uncredited)Short Film
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wjerryzwjerryzOct 30, 2015

He was really creepy in the shining. A great movie.

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