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Adrian Kali Turner

Adrian Kali Turner is an actor, singer, dancer, writer, entrepreneur and community activist. Adrian is from Atlanta, Georgia and lives in the Los Angeles area where he is pursuing a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. From portraying the emotionally compelling Duane in The Walking Dead to the hilariously funny and scene stealing Shawn in Bad Teacher, ... See full bio »
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Bad Teacher
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My Name Is Khan
My Name Is Khan Funny Hair Joel
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 2015 Film Permit Police (TV Series)
Theresa in Disguise
- Bird's Eye View (2015) ... Theresa in Disguise
 2014 Reckless (TV Series)
Alex Briggs
- And So It Begins (2014) ... Alex Briggs (as Adrian Turner)
 2014 Sidekick (Short)
 2013 Teachers (TV Movie)
 2013 Arrested Development (TV Series)
- Off the Hook (2013) ... Julius
 2013/II Standing Up
 2012/I Notion (Short)
 2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred
 2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (TV Series)
- Pilot (2012) ... Jeremy
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens
Emmett Taggart (voice, uncredited)
 2010 OMGtv!! LIVE (TV Series)
- Thanksgiving (2010) ... Comedian
- Pilot (2010) ... Comedian
 2010 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Duane Jones
- Days Gone Bye (2010) ... Duane Jones
 2010 Flashforward (TV Series)
- Better Angels (2010) ... Korfa
 2010 My Name Is Khan
Funny Hair Joel
 2009 I Can Do Bad All by Myself
Byron (voice)
 2009 Acholiland (Short)
Temba (as Adrian Turner)
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
- Frienemies (2008) ... Boy
 2008 The Cure (Short)
Frank Terry
 2007 iCarly (TV Series)
- iScream on Halloween (2007) ... Mobster
 2007 Chuck (TV Series)
- Chuck Versus the Tango (2007) ... Ray (as Adrian 'Kali' Turner)
 2007 Lincoln Heights (TV Series)
Aman Noab
- Peacemaker (2007) ... Aman Noab
 2007 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series)
- Summer (2007) ... Cupstacker
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He acted in Lorraine Hansberry's play, "A Raisin in the Sun," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Hattie Mae Winston, Alex Desert, Jennifer Shelton, Tracey A. Leigh, Roger Bridges, Willie C. Carpenter, Malcolm Danare ... See more »

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5' 1" (1.55 m)

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In 2006, Kali participated in the Georgia State Science Olympiad and won First Place in Human Anatomy. See more »

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