Kriss Turner

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Kriss Turner
Born Hawaii, United States
Occupation Television producer, writer and screenwriter
Years active 1994–present

Kriss Turner is an American screenwriter and producer.

Turner has written and produced episodes for the television series Sister, Sister, Living Single, The Bernie Mac Show, Cosby, Everybody Hates Chris, Whoopi and Sherri.

Turner also the wrote the 2006 feature film Something New.[1] She was featured on CNN's two-night series Black in America,[2] where she discussed the idea of being a single African-American woman who is successful in a male-dominated field. There she speaks about the dualities women face because they are successful and the lack of like-minded African-American men.[3]

She was born in Hawaii.[4]


  1. ^ Sean O'Connell, Something New Movie Review -, March 10, 2006.
  2. ^ CNN PRESENTS — Black in America
  3. ^ Dionne Hill, "Black and single: Is marriage really for white people?" - CNN Living, July 23, 2008.
  4. ^ Deardra Shuler, "Kriss Turner: Her Film Offers Women of Color Alternatives",, January 2006.

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