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Joe Turkel


Joe Turkel was born on July 15, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Shining (1980), Blade Runner (1982) and Paths of Glory (1957). See full bio »
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 1998 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Janitor
- And Then There Was Shawn (1998) ... Janitor (uncredited)
 1997 Blade Runner (Video Game)
Dr. Eldon Tyrell (voice)
 1990 The Dark Side of the Moon
Paxton Warner
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Levec
- Indian Wars (1988) ... Levec (as Joseph Turkel)
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Kharma
- Levitation (1985) ... Kharma (as Joseph Turkel)
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Herb Glazer
 1977 Which Way Is Up?
Harry Boatwright (as Joseph Turkel)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Swampgas
- When You Hear the Beep, Drop Dead (1977) ... Swampgas (as Joseph Turkel)
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
George Keller
- Three Days to Thirty (1976) ... George Keller
 1976 The Commitment
Jules
 1975 The Hindenburg
Detective Moore (as Joseph Turkel)
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Freddie
- Courthouse (1975) ... Freddie
 1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Voice of the Man Upstairs (uncredited)
 1974 The Sex Symbol (TV Movie)
Director
 1973 The Bloody Slaying of Sarah Ridelander
Harry (as Joseph Turkel)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Joe Pitts
- Blackout (1972) ... Joe Pitts
 1972 Wild in the Sky
Corazza
 1972 Six Hundred and Sixty-Six
Col. Ferguson
 1971 The Chicago Teddy Bears (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Connell
- The Spy (1971) ... Police Sgt. Connell
 1970 The Animals
Peyote (as Joseph Turkel)
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Vince Warren
- Log 43: Hostage (1970) ... Vince Warren (as Joseph Turkel)
 1969 Scream Free! (uncredited)
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Sergeant
- The Inside Rail (1969) ... Sergeant
 1969 The Devil's 8
Sam (as Joseph Turkell)
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Sgt. Marple
- The Ends of Justice (1968) ... Sgt. Marple (as Joseph Turkel)
 1968 Ironside (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Return of the Hero (1968) ... District Attorney (as Joseph Turkel)
 1961-1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Lupe / Private Peters / Thug #1
- Trouble Town (1968) ... Lupe (as Joseph Turkel)
- Alias Joe Cartwright (1964) ... Private Peters (as Joseph Turkel)
- The Many Faces of Gideon Flinch (1961) ... Thug #1
 1967 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Capt. Bruener
- The Truce at Aburah Raid (1967) ... Capt. Bruener (as Joseph Turkel)
 1967 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Alf
- Debt of Fear (1967) ... Alf (as Joseph Turkel)
 1966 The Sand Pebbles
Bronson
 1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Fred
- Otis, the Deputy (1966) ... Fred
 1966 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series)
George
- The Lamb Who Hunted Wolves: Part 2 (1966) ... George (as Joseph Turkel)
- The Lamb Who Hunted Wolves: Part 1 (1966) ... George (as Joseph Turkel)
 1965 King Rat
Dino (as Joseph Turkel)
 1965 Village of the Giants
Sheriff (as Joseph Turkel)
 1965 Convoy (TV Series)
Hauptman Launer
- Flight from Norway (1965) ... Hauptman Launer (as Joseph Turkel)
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Reporter (uncredited)
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Robert Smith
- One Nation Indivisible (1964) ... Robert Smith
 1964 Combat! (TV Series)
Klimmer
- The Pillbox (1964) ... Klimmer (as Joseph Turkel)
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Richard Bailey
- You Can't Beat the System (1963) ... Richard Bailey (as Joseph Turkel)
 1963 Johnny Cool
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1963 The Yellow Canary
Policeman
 1960-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Garvin / Deuces Kobler / Birdie Yates / ...
- The Spoiler (1963) ... Garvin
- An Eye for an Eye (1963) ... Deuces Kobler (as Joseph Turkel)
- The Case Against Eliot Ness (1962) ... Birdie Yates (as Joseph Turkel)
- Loophole (1961) ... Gobo Karsh
- The Purple Gang (1960) ... Loman
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Eddie
- The Jud Steele Story (1962) ... Eddie (as Joseph Turkel)
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Krackauer
- Squadron (1962) ... Krackauer (as Joseph Turkel)
 1962 Ripcord (TV Series)
Bush Pilot
- The Hunter (1962) ... Bush Pilot
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Anders
- Royal Tour (1961) ... Anders (as Joseph Turkel)
 1961 Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series)
Dropper
- Document of Death (1961) ... Dropper (as Joseph Turkel)
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
- Court Martial (1961)
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Danny
- The Kidnap Adventure (1961) ... Danny
 1961 Portrait of a Mobster
Joe Noe
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Max
- The Burglary Ring (1961) ... Max
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Turner
- The Accused (1961) ... Turner
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Loomis / Charlie
- See No Evil (1961) ... Loomis (uncredited)
- Power Failure (1961) ... Charlie (as Joseph Turkel)
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Mario's brother
- The Gift (1961) ... Mario's brother
 1960 Tormented
Nick, The Blackmailer
 1958-1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Fargo / Woody Larkin
- Wanted: Alive Please (1960) ... Fargo (as Joseph Turkel)
- Dude's Folly (1958) ... Woody Larkin
 1960 The Boy and the Pirates
Abu the Genie (as Joseph Turkel)
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet
Malcolm (uncredited)
 1954-1960 The Lineup (TV Series)
Losier / Jim Paisley
- The Rosaric Case (1960) ... Losier
- The Sniper Case (1955)
- The Paisley Gang (1954) ... Jim Paisley
 1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Sam Tully / Carl Robinette
- Shortcut to Hell (1960) ... Sam Tully (as Joseph Turkel)
- Shoot to Kill ... Carl Robinette (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 The Purple Gang
Eddie Olsen (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Pinky
- Black Tie Kill (1959) ... Pinky (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Evan McBeem
- No Way Out (1959) ... Evan McBeem (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Pvt. Menotti
- Portrait (1959) ... Pvt. Menotti (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 Here Come the Jets
Henley
 1959 Warlock
Chet Haggin (uncredited)
 1959 Verboten!
Infantryman (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Sear Middleton
- The Big Gamblers (1959) ... Sear Middleton
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Birdy Coogan
- Rubber Gold (1959) ... Birdy Coogan (as Joseph Turkel)
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Turley
- Drought (1959) ... Turley (as Joseph Turkel)
 1958 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Chance Dembrow
- Deadfall (1958) ... Chance Dembrow
 1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Juke Box (1958) ... (as Joseph Turkel)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
Tom
- The Keeney Gang (1958) ... Tom (as Joseph Turkel)
 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn
Henchman Monte
 1958 Boots and Saddles (TV Series)
Ray Martin
- The Recruit (1958) ... Ray Martin
 1958 The Beast of Budapest
Martin
 1958 Official Detective (TV Series)
Bill Bush
- Hijackers (1958) ... Bill Bush
 1957 Sky King (TV Series)
Ralph Clark
- Mystery Horse (1957) ... Ralph Clark (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Zeb
- Sermons and Six Guns (1957) ... Zeb
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Logan
- Man in a Hurry (1957) ... Logan (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 Paths of Glory
Pvt. Pierre Arnaud (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 House of Numbers
Bradville, Convict (uncredited)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Eddie, Reporter (uncredited)
 1957 The Midnight Story
Lothario at Dance (uncredited)
 1957 Beau James
Reporter (uncredited)
 1957 Hellcats of the Navy
Chick (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
- The Menace (1957) ... (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Walt Coles / Stubb Cull
- The Silent Witness (1957) ... Walt Coles (as Joseph Turkel)
- Higgins' Last Stand (1957) ... Stubb Cull (as Joseph Turkel)
 1957 The Shadow on the Window
Lounger (uncredited)
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Pete Marvin
- Legacy of a Hero (1957) ... Pete Marvin (as Joseph Turkel)
 1956 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Bob Rellance
- So Long, Dora, So Long (1956) ... Bob Rellance (as Joseph Turkel)
 1955-1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Striker / Norm
- Scratch One Hearse (1956) ... Striker (as Joseph Turkel)
- Home Is a Sailor (1955) ... Norm (as Joseph Turkel)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion
Poor Loser (uncredited)
 1956 The Proud and Profane
Patient with Cards (uncredited)
 1956 The Killing
Tiny (as Joseph Turkel)
 1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Eddie Preisser
- The Trigger Finger Clue (1956) ... Eddie Preisser (as Joseph Turkel)
 1956 Inside Detroit
Pete Link (as Joseph Turkel)
 1955 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Charlie Fowler
- Lookout (1955) ... Charlie Fowler (as Joseph Turkel)
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Frank Perroni
- The Unholy Trio (1955) ... Frank Perroni
 1955 Lucy Gallant
One of Casey's Air Force Buddies (uncredited)
 1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Ray Miles / Henchman Judd
- The Sheriff's Wife (1955) ... Ray Miles (as Joseph Turkel)
- The Lost Chalice (1955) ... Henchman Judd
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Bill Ewing / Lee Jackson
- Operation Cleat (1955) ... Bill Ewing (as Joseph Turkel)
- Jackpot (1955) ... Lee Jackson
 1955 Mad at the World
Pete Johnson (as Joseph Turkel)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- The Lacework Kid (1955) ... (as Joseph Turkel)
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row
Curly (uncredited)
 1954 The Bamboo Prison
P.O.W. (uncredited)
 1954 The Human Jungle
Delinquent Hood (uncredited)
 1954 Return from the Sea
Sailor (uncredited)
 1954 Gypsy Colt
Chuck (uncredited)
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Willie
- The Gun (1954) ... Willie (as Joseph Turkel)
 1954 Duffy of San Quentin
Frank Roberts (as Joseph Turkel)
 1954 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Leo
- Infra Red Film (1954) ... Comrade Leo (as Joseph Turkel)
 1953 Man Crazy
Ray
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- The Marriage Fix (1953) ... (as Joseph Turkel)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
Duster
- The Killer (1953) ... Duster
 1953 A Slight Case of Larceny
Holdup Man (uncredited)
 1953 The Glass Wall
Freddie Zakoyla (as Joseph Turkel)
 1953 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
Pvt. Harris (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Bright Boy (1952)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Rudi
- The Black Hood Story (1952) ... Rudi (as Joseph Turkel)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Pinky
- Red Hot Murder (1952) ... Pinky (as Joseph Turkel)
- Mother Wore Blinkers (1952) ... (as Joseph Turkel)
 1951 Starlift
Litter Case (uncredited)
 1951 Fixed Bayonets!
Soldier (uncredited)
 1950 Halls of Montezuma
Marine (uncredited)
 1950 Southside 1-1000
Frankie
 1950 Triple Trouble
Benny the Blood (as Joseph Turkel)
 1950 Federal Man
Jack 'Sneeze' Norton (as Joseph Turkel)
 1950 Lucky Losers
Johnny Angelo (as Joseph Turkel)
 1949 So You Want to Get Rich Quick (Short)
'Stinky' McDoakes (uncredited)
 1949 Johnny Stool Pigeon
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Johnny Mutton (as Joseph Turkel)
 1949 Sword in the Desert
Haganah Soldier (uncredited)
 1949 City Across the River
Shimmy Stockton (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Joseph Turkel | Joseph Turkell

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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A frequent collaborator with Stanley Kubrick, who cast him in three feature films - The Killing (1956), Paths of Glory (1957) and The Shining (1980). The only other actor to have worked with Kubrick that often was Philip Stone. See more »

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