Kett Turton

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Kett Turton
Born Birkett Kealy Turton
(1982-04-04) April 4, 1982 (age 34)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present

Birkett Kealy "Kett" Turton (born April 4, 1982) is an American-born Canadian film and television actor who has had a starring role in the television series Dead Last.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Turton was born in Portland, Oregon, United States, and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He started acting in local theater performances when he was 4 years old. At the age of 15, he played the role of Darrin in the Canadian movie Rollercoaster, for which he was nominated for Canada's prestigious Leo Award.

Since then, Turton has had various roles in both television and film. Most notable are his major roles in television series Dead Last, television mini-series Kingdom Hospital and film Gypsy 83. In Gypsy 83 he played the role of Clive, a gay, goth teen coming of age, alongside Sara Rue. This role earned him the Best Actor Award at Outfest, an LGBT film festival. From 2006–2009 he completed a BA in Acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Filmography[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Rollercoaster Darrin
1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks Skid
2000 Ricky 6 Greg
2001 Gypsy 83 Clive Webb
2002 The Water Game Gavin
2003 Heart of America Daniel Lyne
2003 Coming Down the Mountain Joe Short film
2003 Falling Angels Tom
2004 Saved! Mitch
2004 Walking Tall Kenner
2004 My Old Man Young Hank Short film
2004 Show Me Jackson
2004 Blade: Trinity Dingo
2005 A Simple Curve Buck
2006 Firewall Vel
2012 Wrath of the Titans Elite Guard No. 2
2015 Eadweard Rondinella
Television films
Year Title Role
1998 Beauty Sean
1999 Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge John
2000 Secret Cutting Craig Crosetto
2000 Deadlocked Ellis Moseley
2005 Ladies Night Zack Pavalek
Television series
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Millennium Ghost Storyteller Episode: "The Curse of Frank Black"
1998 Dead Man's Gun 'Little Boy' Dawkins Episode: "The Photographer"
1998 The X Files Brit (uncredited)[citation needed] Episode: "The Pine Bluff Variant"
1998 Da Vinci's Inquest Nate Gillis Episode: "Gabriel"
1999 The Net Episode: "Kiss Shirt" Chem Lab
1999 First Wave Normal, Illinois Episode: "Robbie Harlock"
2000 Cold Squad Young Daniel Episode: "Life After Death"
2000 So Weird Episode: "Vampire" Pete
2000 Higher Ground David Ruxton 3 episodes
2001 Dead Last Vaughn Parrish Episode: "Series"
2001 Mentors Reggie Episode: "Nothing to Fear"
2001 SK8 Kevin Episode: "All Skate"
2001 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Manny Episode: "Honey, I'm Going to Teach You a Lesson"
2001 Strange Frequency Toby Episode: "More Than a Feeling"
2002 Smallville Jeff Palmer Episode: "Shimmer"
2002 Dark Angel Jonathan Episode: "Love in Vein"
2002 The Dead Zone Goth Guy Episode: "Unreasonable Doubt"
2003 Dead Like Me Rich Guggenheim Episode: "Sunday Mornings"
2003 24 Tim 2 episodes
2004 Kingdom Hospital Paul/Antubis Episode: "Series"
2005 Godiva's Eddie Episode: "Fast and Loose"
2005 Supernatural Max Jaffe Episode: "Phantom Traveler"
2012 Fringe Briggs Episode: "The Human Kind"
2014 Gotham Benny Episode: "Viper"
2015 The Flash Eddie Slick / Sand Demon Episode: "Flash of Two Worlds"
2015 Blue Bloods Lukas Gorski Episode: "Payback"

Video games[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Nominated for Canadian Leo - Best Actor (Rollercoaster)
  • Won Copper Wing Award (at the Phoenix Film Festival) - Best Ensemble (Rollercoaster)
  • Won Grand Jury Award (at OUTfest) - Best Actor Award (Gypsy 83)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barchas, Elizabeth (2001) "TALES FROM THE FLIP SIDE", Boston Globe, August 12, 2001, p. 4
  2. ^ Rosenberg, Howard (2001) "WB Summer Offering Ends Up a 'Dead' Bore", Los Angeles Times, August 14, 2001, p. F6

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