Bree Turner

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Bree Turner
Bree Turner 2009.jpg
Turner in May 2009
Bree Nicole Turner

(1977-03-10) March 10, 1977 (age 45)
Years active1996–present
Justin Saliman
(m. 2008; div. 2018)

Bree Nicole Turner (born March 10, 1977) is an American actress and dancer; she is best known for her role as Rosalee Calvert on Grimm.

Early life[edit]

Turner was born in Palo Alto, California and grew up in Alamo, California.[1] Her father is former NFL linebacker Kevin Turner. In 1995, she graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville, California, where she was voted 1994 Homecoming Queen. She then attended King's College London and University of California, Los Angeles.[citation needed]


Turner landed her first speaking role in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. That same year, she was cast on MTV's late night anthology series, Undressed. She also did TV commercials for Gap "Khaki Country" and "Khaki-a-go-go," and for Dr. Pepper.

Turner was a background dancer in feature films as The Big Lebowski (1998), She's All That (1999) and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999). She had roles in The Wedding Planner (2001), Joe Dirt (2001), American Pie 2 (2001), and the starring role of head cheerleader in Bring It On Again (2004).

Turner has also appeared in independent films, including the musical and romantic drama True Vinyl (2000) and the wrestling drama Backyard Dogs.

Turner has worked in television, with recurring roles on the UPN sitcom Moesha, the ABC sitcom Spin City, the CBS drama Cold Case, guest starred on the UPN drama Sex, Love & Secrets and starred in the pilot episode ("Incident On and Off a Mountain Road") of Showtime's horror/thriller series Masters of Horror.

Turner has also acted on stage, playing Ivy in The Pages of My Diary I'd Rather Not Read at Hudson Mainstage Theater in Los Angeles in January 2003.

As of 2017, Turner finished her sixth season on the NBC drama series Grimm, portraying the character Rosalee Calvert. The part was a recurring role in season 1, moving to the main cast from season 2 onwards.

Personal life[edit]

In 2008, Turner married orthopedic surgeon Justin Saliman at the Casa Del Mar hotel in Santa Monica, California.[2] They have a daughter named Stella Jean (born June 29, 2010),[3] and a son named Dean (born September 12, 2012). In March 2018, Turner filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Dunston Checks In French Girl
1997 My Best Friend's Wedding Title Sequence Bridesmaid
1998 Night Train Girl Short
1999 She's All That Dancer
Duel on Planet Z Nurse Yummhumm Short
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Dancer #1
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Allison
Tweeker Heather
2000 Backyard Dogs Kristy James Video
2001 The Wedding Planner Tracy
Joe Dirt Sorority Girl
American Pie 2 Amy's Friend
The Myersons Jenny
North Hollywood Allison TV Movie
2002 The Quest for Length Roger's Girlfriend Short
Sorority Boys Tiffany
Whacked! Amanda
2003 Special Breakfast Eggroll: 99¢ Jessie
2004 Bring It On Again Tina Hammersmith Video
Perfect Opposites Starr
True Vinyl Maya Taylor
2005 1/4life Brittany TV Movie
2006 The TV Set Carla
Jekyll + Hyde Martha Utterson Video
Just My Luck Dana
Flirt Diana Crane TV Movie
2007 Firehouse Dog Liz Knowles
2008 The Year of Getting to Know Us Sandi
Green Flash Charla Video
Animated American Trixie Short
2009 The Ugly Truth Joy Haim
Celebrities Anonymous Amanda Stiles TV Movie
2010 Dancing Ninja Crystal
2011 Take Me Home Eve
Identity Tessa TV Movie
Grace Kirsten TV Movie
2012 Smashed Freda
Jewtopia Helen O'Connell
Life's a Beach Aimee
Wakey Wakey Disco Dancer
2014 Peter's Ashes Ruth Short
2018 Punching Bag Princess Short
2019 I'm F%$#ing Fine Maddie Short
2020 Glass Houses Madeline Cooper TV Movie
Me Too Nice Jenny Short


Year Title Role Notes
1997 USA High Tina Episode: "Love Is Blind"
1998 Hang Time Gail Episode: "The Tall and the Short of It"
1999 Undressed Tina Main Cast: Season 1
2000–01 Moesha Brenda Recurring Cast: Season 6
2002 Spin City Tracy Crandall Episode: "O Mother, Where Art Thou?" & "Age Against the Machine"
2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe Teena Episode: "Final Fantasy"
Cold Case Ellen Curtis Episode: "Look Again" & "Our Boy Is Back"
2004 Century City Eva Episode: "A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Lose"
Good Girls Don't... Marjorie Main Cast
2005 Las Vegas Jenny Episode: "Sperm Whales and Spearmint Rhinos"
Sex, Love & Secrets Sam Episode: "Molting"
Masters of Horror Ellen Episode: "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road"
2006 Love Monkey Annette Episode: "Opportunity Knocks"
2007 Traveler Nell Graham Episode: "New Haven"
Standoff Natalie Episode: "Road Trip"
2008 Quarterlife Carly Episode: "Pilot"
Ghost Whisperer Elizabeth Gardner Episode: "Ball & Chain"
2010 Rules of Engagement Heather Episode: "Fun Run"
2011 Raising Hope Susan Episode: "Sabrina Has Money"
2012 The Mentalist Iris Porchetto Episode: "My Bloody Valentine"
Wedding Band Sara Episode: "Pilot"
2012–17 Grimm Rosalee Calvert Recurring Cast: Season 1, Main Cast: Season 2–6
2013 Grimm: Bad Hair Day Rosalee Calvert TV Mini Series short
2014 Grimm: Love Is In the Air Rosalee Calvert TV Mini Series short
2018 9-1-1 Sarah Episode:"Karma's a Bitch"
2019-20 Law & Order SVU Granya Marcil Episode: "Can't Be Held Accountable" & "Must Be Held Accountable"


  1. ^ Best of the East Bay: Meet - Diablo Magazine - July 2014 - East Bay - California Retrieved 2016-11-21.
  2. ^ "Celebrity — InStyle". InStyle Weddings. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Bree Turner welcomes daughter Stella Jean". People. May 14, 2010. Archived from the original on July 18, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2010.
  4. ^ Grimm Actress Bree Turner Files for Divorce from Husband of 10 Years People Magazine, Retrieved March 5, 2018.

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