Frank C. Turner

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Not to be confused with Frank Turner.
Frank C. Turner
Born Francis Charles Turner
(1951-06-02) June 2, 1951 (age 63)
Wainwright, Alberta, Canada
Residence Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Nationality Canadian
Other names Frank C Turner
Occupation Actor, iconographer
Years active 1975 - present
Partner(s) Jan Turner
Children 4

Francis Charles Turner (born June 2, 1951) is an actor and iconographer born in Wainwright, Alberta and now living in BC. He received his theatrical training at the University of Alberta, graduating in 1975 with a BFA in acting. For the first few years after graduation he acted in theatres across western Canada and Ontario. In 1983 he moved to Vancouver, BC and has worked mainly in film since then. In 2003 he appeared as George Bernard Shaw in debate with G. K. Chesterton on G. K. CHESTERTON: THE APOSTLE OF COMMON SENSE with EWTN, a performance previously given in Calgary, and St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1991 he began studying iconography under Vladislav Andreyev. A frequent attendee of the Mount Angel Iconography Institute where he studied with Charles Rohrbacher, Mary Katsilometes, Claudia Coos, and Cathy Sievers; more recently he studied in Cottonwood, Idaho with Father Gianluca Busi from Bologna. In 2007 he spent six weeks in Bologna painting and being immersed in Catholic iconography. Along with Chris Kielsinki and Michal Janek, Frank was a founding member of Epiphany Sacred Arts Guild, and served as its president for ten years. He also served on the curriculum advisory board of Living Water College of the Arts. Married in 1976, he has four children. [1][2]

He has appeared in numerous films, made-for-television films, television shows, and plays.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Letter to a Priest Fr. Boniface Short film based on the book of the same name by French philosopher Simone Weil
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Troop Master Barrett
2011 Good Morning, Killer Willie John Black TV movie
2011 Spooky Buddies Sheriff Jim
2011 Crash Site Terrence
2010 Mea Maxima Culpa The Master Short film
2009 2012 Preacher
2007 Hot Rod Fisherman
2007 Post Mortem Photographer
2007 Kickin' It Old Skool Crazy Homeless Man
2005 The Engagement Ring Abe - present TV movie
2005 The Big White Dave
2005 Missing in America Dinky
2005 Alone in the Dark Sam Fischer
2005 Are We There Yet? Amish Man
2004 Love on the Side Wilbur
2003 Scary Movie 3 Mr. Meek's Brother
2002 Killer Bees! Skinny Farmer TV movie
2002 Try Seventeen Custodian
2002 Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch Carlton
2002 Snow Dogs Neely
2001 Black River Farmer TV movie
2001 Air Bud: World Pup Referee #2
2001 Cats & Dogs The Farmer
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland Impound Shop Man
2000 By Dawn's Early Light Doctor TV movie
2000 Christy: Return to Cutter Gap Ozias Holt TV movie
2000 High Noon Station Master TV movie
2000 MVP: Most Valuable Primate Bart
2000 Beautiful Joe Frank
2000 Best Actress Ralph Spivak, P.I. TV movie
2000 Mr. Rice's Secret Thin Man
2000 Navigating the Heart Alan TV movie
1999 The Duke Parsnip
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Juror
1998 Rupert's Land Hunter
1998 Air Bud: Golden Receiver Official
1998 Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure Pratt TV movie
1997 Mr. Magoo Ralston - Stage Manager
1997 Tricks Doctor Olsen TV movie
1997 The Diary of Evelyn Lau Minister in Van TV movie
1997 Northern Lights Willard TV movie
1997 Air Bud Bailiff
1996 The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue Hiram Wingate
1996 In Cold Blood Clarence Ewalt TV movie
1995 Johnny's Girl Bear TV movie
1994 Flinch Coroner
1994 Incident at Deception Ridge Homeless Man TV movie
1994 Crackerjack Oliver Green
1994 Andre John Miller
1993 Ernest Rides Again Van Driver
1993 Look Who's Talking Now Dave Credited as Frank Turner
1993 Needful Things Pete Jerzyck
1993 Another Stakeout Unlucky
1993 Call of the Wild Old Timer TV movie
1993 This Boy's Life Truck Driver
1992 Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster Biologist - State of Alaska TV movie
1992 Shame Bill Ross TV movie
1992 Unforgiven Fuzzy
1992 Knight Moves Doctor
1992 Miles from Nowhere Dr. Moranis TV movie
1991 Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus Produce Keeper TV movie
1991 Bingo Prison Guard
1991 Showdown at Williams Creek Emaciated Man
1991 And the Sea Will Tell Kansas Rock TV movie
1989 We're No Angels Shopkeeper
1989 Dead Bang Cottonwood Officer
1989 The Fly II Shepard Credited as Frank Turner
1989 The Experts Sheriff
1988 Family Reunion Ticket Agent
1988 Watchers Salesclerk
1988 The People Across the Lake Eli TV movie
1988 Higher Ground Jack Simon TV movie
1988 The Red Spider Salvation Army TV movie
1988 Deadly Pursuit Crilly
1987 Malone Andy
1987 Stone Fox Emil Janssen TV movie
1987 A Stranger Waits Station Attendant TV movie
1985 Love Is Never Silent Mr. Frank TV movie
1985 Into Thin Air Motel Manager TV movie
1985 The Journey of Natty Gann Farmer
1985 Certain Fury Dimitri Credited as Frank Turner
1984 Draw! Poker Player TV movie
1984 Finders Keepers Elvis, Railway Waiter Uncredited
1982 Harry Tracy: Dead or Alive Eddie Hoyt
1982 The Grey Fox Hotel Clerk Credited as Frank Turner
1981 A War Story Peter Seed Credited as Frank Turner
1981 Silence of the North Young Man

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Arctic Air Hoover Fitzgerald Episode: "There's Gold in Them Thar Hills"
2011 Supernatural Elkins Episode: "Frontierland"
2009 G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense Michael / Professor Thaddeus Gorgonus Episodes: "The Exception Proves the Rule" (Michael) and "The Problem of Evil" (Professor Thaddeus Gorgonus)
2009 Theater of the Word, Inc. Israel Gow Episode: "The Honor of Israel Gow"
2008 The Guard Restaurant Guy / Grimsby Episodes: "Coming Through Fog" (Restaurant Guy) and "Waheguru" (Grimsby)
2007 The 4400 Stewart Hanley Episode: "The Marked"
2002-2005 Smallville Mechanic / Eddie Cole Episodes: "Ageless" (Mechanic) and "Obscura" (Eddie Cole)
2004-2005 Andromeda Prieus Episodes: "The Test" and "Phear Phactor Phenom"
2004 Earthsea Farmer TV mini-series
2004 Dead Like Me Arthur 'Montana' Simms Episode: "Ashes to Ashes"
2004 Kingdom Hospital Store Keeper Episode; "Finale"
2002 The Chris Isaak Show Farmer Episode: "Farm Boys"
2002 Wolf Lake Drycleaner Owner Episode: "If These Wolves Could Talk"
2001 Stargate SG-1 Homeless Man Episode: "Desperate Measures"
1995-2001 The Outer Limits Old Man / Mikulak / Elder / Luther Episodes: "Rule of Law" (Old Man), "Desent" (Mikulak), "The Camp" (Elder), and "If These Walls Could Talk" (Luther)
2001 Mysterious Ways Manager Episode: "Wonderful"
2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp Episode: "Cell Phone"
2000 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Cowpoke #1 Episode: "Honey, I'm Spooked"
2000 Call of the Wild Frank Palmer / Miner / Frak Palmer 8 episodes
1999 The New Addams Family Geezer Episode: "Addams Family Feud"
1999 The Net Matt Joad Episode: "Chem Lab"
1999 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Jack Kroger Episode: "Charades"
1998 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Harvey Millstone Episode: "The Case of the Golden Cave"
1998 Dead Man's Gun Roscow Knowls Episode: "Stage Coach Marty"
1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Reverend Josiah Blood Episode: "Thirteenth Generation"
1996 The Sentinel Brother Frederick Episode: "Vow of Silence"
1995-1996 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years Unbob Finch 14 episodes
1995 Sliders Crazy Kenny / Senator Candidate Episode: "Pilot"
1993-1994 Highlander Official / Harry Episodes: "Shadows" (Official) and "The Darkness" (Harry)
1994 The X-Files Dr. Del Hakkie / Dr. Collins Episodes: "Duane Barry" (Hakkie) and "Tooms" (Collins)
1992 The Commish Fred Phillips Episode: "The Frame"
1992 Street Justice Homeless Man Episode: "Feet of Clay"
1991 Palace Guard Episode: "Simian Enchanted Evening"
1990 It Al Marsh TV mini-series
1987-1990 MacGyver News / Milt Bozer / Priest Episodes: "MacGyver's Women" (News), "Halloween Knights" (Milt Bozer), and "Back from the Dead" (Priest)
1987-1990 Wiseguy Reverend Adams / Rev. Adams / Manager 5 episodes
1990 Mom P.I. Goggles Episode: "Gumshoe"
1989 Booker Bum Episode: "Someone Stole Lucille"
1989 The Ray Bradbury Theatre Roger Willis / John Webley Episodes: "Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!" (Roger Willis) and "Hail and Farewell" (John Webley)
1988 21 Jump Street Cherry Episode: "Cory and Dean Got Married"
1988 Earth Star Voyager Willy TV mini-series
1987 Airwolf Cully Episode: "Flowers of the Mountain"
1987 Deadly Nightmares Old Billy Baltimore Episode: "The Legendary Billy B."; credited as Frank Turner
1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Sad Sack Santa Episode: "The Christmas Star"
1986 Danger Bay Mr. Shepherd Episode: "Fish Forgery"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frank C. Turner - Actor". Northernstars.ca. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Frank C. Turner Biography". 
  3. ^ "Frank C. Turner". 

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