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Ross is a multiple award-winning actor best known for his recurring role as Liberty High math teacher Mr. Wood in three seasons of the hit Netflix series "Th1rteen R3asons Why".

He won 3 best actor awards for his starring role in sci-fi short "The Bumbry Encounter" and 8 best supporting actor awards for Western short "Ghost in the Gun" with Tim Russ.

In 2007, after 20 years in theater and stand-up comedy, Ross made an unexpected leap to film when Grateful Dead concert film director Len Dell'Amico noticed him performing in a comedy showcase with the late Robin Williams. The result was a starring role in Dell'Amico's indie feature "Welcome to Dopeland" (2010). Since then, Ross has completed 24 feature films - some with screenings at SXSW, Tribeca, Sundance, Cinequest, and the San Francisco International Film Festival. In Japan, Ross has appeared in guest star roles on multiple episodes of two popular television series: "Sekai Gyoten News" and "World Hanzai Mystery".

Born and raised in Eureka, California, Ross is a fourth-generation native of Humboldt County. His media and performing arts family includes mom Donna Cleveland (former local television personality and "Romper Room" teacher), dad Bill Turner (college radio personality and stage actor), sister Heidi Turner (SAG and AEA actress), uncle Bob Turner (radio DJ, television host and newscaster, and grandmother Mable Turner (professional pianist and film organist during the silent movie era).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ross Turner

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Pop star Sara Bareilles once babysat Ross' daughter.

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