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Charles Turner BIO

A native New Yorker. This marks his tenth Broadway show, including The Gin Game, You Can't Take it With You, The Trip to Bountiful, Dividing the Estate and On Golden Pond. Off-Broadway: The Orphans' Home Cycle (Signature Theatre), The Play About the Baby (with Marian Seldes). Regional: King Lear, Fences, The Oedipus Plays (D.C. Shakespeare and Athens Festival). Awards: Drama Desk, AUDELCO. Film/TV: "Madam Secretary," "Chappelle's Show," Anemone Me. MFA, Yale School of Drama. Dedication: sisters Debbie and Nancy; grandchildren Khari and Aalliyah.

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Charles Turner STAGE CREDITS

Second Stage Theatre World Premiere, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Revival Production, 2017

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006

Broadway Revival, 2005
Norman Thayer, Jr. (Standby)

[New York]
New York Revival, 1894
Columbian Guard

Charles Turner Movies

The Grey Fox
[ 1982 ] Hotel Clerk Frank Turner
Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch
[ 1982 ] Eddie Hoyt
The Journey of Natty Gann
[ 1985 ] Farmer
Certain Fury
[ 1985 ] Dimitri Frank Turner
The Christmas Star
[ 1986 ] Sad Sack Santa
[ 1987 ] Andy
Shoot to Kill
[ 1988 ] Crilly
Family Reunion
[ 1988 ] Ticket Agent
[ 1988 ] Salesclerk
The Experts
[ 1989 ] Sheriff
Dead Bang
[ 1989 ] Cottonwood Officer
The Fly II
[ 1989 ] Dr. Shepard Frank Turner
We're No Angels
[ 1989 ] Shopkeeper
Showdown at Williams Creek
[ 1991 ] Emaciated Man
[ 1991 ] Prison Guard
Knight Moves
[ 1992 ] Doctor
[ 1992 ] Fuzzy
Another Stakeout
[ 1993 ] Unlucky
Look Who's Talking Now
[ 1993 ] Dave Frank Turner
Ernest Rides Again
[ 1993 ] Van Driver
This Boy's Life
[ 1993 ] Truck Driver
Needful Things
[ 1993 ] Pete Jerzyck
[ 1994 ] Oliver Green
[ 1994 ] John Miller
Mr. Magoo
[ 1997 ] Ralston - Stage Manager
Air Bud
[ 1997 ] Bailiff
Rupert's Land
[ 1998 ] Hunter
Air Bud: Golden Receiver
[ 1998 ] Official
Snow Falling on Cedars
[ 1999 ] Juror
Mr. Rice's Secret
[ 1999 ] Thin Man
The Duke
[ 1999 ] Parsnip
MVP: Most Valuable Primate
[ 2000 ] Bart
Beautiful Joe
[ 2000 ] Frank
3000 Miles to Graceland
[ 2001 ] Impound Shop Man
Cats & Dogs
[ 2001 ] The Farmer
Snow Dogs
[ 2002 ] Neely
Try Seventeen
[ 2002 ] Custodian
Scary Movie 3
[ 2003 ] Mr. Meek's Brother
Love on the Side
[ 2004 ] Wilbur
Missing in America
[ 2005 ] Dinky
Alone in the Dark
[ 2005 ] Sam Fischer
The Big White
[ 2005 ] Dave
Are We There Yet?
[ 2005 ] Amish Man
Hot Rod
[ 2007 ] Fisherman
Kickin' It Old Skool
[ 2007 ] Crazy Homeless Man
[ 2009 ] Preacher
Crash Site
[ 2011 ] Terrence
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
[ 2012 ] Troop Mter Barrett
The Driftless Area
[ 2015 ] Vacuum Salesman
[ 2016 ] Prison Mage
Sonic the Hedgehog
[ 2020 ] Crazy Carl

Charles Turner TV Shows

Official, Harry
News, Milt Bozer, Priest
Mechanic, Eddie Cole
The Mayor
The Outer Limits
Old Man, Mikulak, Elder
Reverend Orin Adams, Manager

Charles Turner News

See What's Coming Up At Birdland July 15th - July 28th

Birdland has announced jazz programming running at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater July 15th - July 28th.
Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Reveals July 2024 Programming

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances.
Review: Unforgettable Music Of Nat King Cole Thrills Audience at Dizzy's Club

“Unforgettable” is the only way for this reviewer to describe the sold-out one night performance of The Music Of Nat King Cole on April 25, 2024 at Dizzy’s Club (Jazz At Lincoln Center). The performance showcased a smattering of Cole’s vast repertoire of songs that we all know and love.
GOTHAM JAZZ FEST NYC Returns This Sunday With An All-Star Lineup

Prohibition Productions and New York Hot Jazz Camp will once again co-present the GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL, an annual all-day all ages music and dance festival featuring New York City's best classic jazz musicians at the stunning & exclusive private club from the Gilded-Age, The DTA.
Bachata, Disco & More to be Featured in Bryant Park Dance Party 2024

Join the Bryant Park Dance Party 2024 for dance instruction and live music featuring Bachata, Disco, Lindy Hop, Latin Festival and more.
Sutton Foster, Wynton Marsalis & More Set for Caramoor 2024 Summer Season

Caramoor has unveiled its summer 2024 season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Works & Process Presents Rotunda Holiday Concert: Charles Turner & Uptown Swing With Jasmine Rice LaBeija

Celebrate the season with festive music rooted in jazz, swing, and the blues. Charles Turner & Uptown Swing, along with Jasmine Rice LaBeija, will fill the Guggenheim Museum's rotunda with holiday music on December 17th. Tickets and more info at
Ken Peplowski Quartet & Orchestra with Terell Stafford, Yardbird Big Band, and More to Play Birdland

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced jazz programming running August 21 - September 3rd.
Works & Process Announces Fall 2023 Season

Championing creative process from studio to stage, Works & Process amplifies support for performing artists and their artistic process, and simultaneously provides the public with behind-the-scenes access to new works, fostering greater understanding and appreciation.
Photos: Go Inside The 2023 Bessie Awards

Step behind the curtain and witness the magic of The 2023 Bessie Awards through photos. Get an inside look at the renowned dance awards ceremony and discover captivating moments from the event.
Virginia Johnson, Michele Byrd-McPhee, and More Recieve 2023 Bessie Awards - Full List of Awards Announced!

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, the Bessies, has announced the 2023 award recipients at the 39th Bessie Awards Ceremony. The Illustrious Blacks hosted this year's celebratory event, which was held at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. Check out a complete list of 2023 awards here!
Tony Winner Bryan Carter Presents JAZZ AT PRIDE At Dizzy's Club, June 19-20

Bryan Carter presents Jazz at Pride at Dizzy's Club, June 19-20. Bryan, a recent Tony Award winner for the orchestrations of Some Like It Hot on Broadway will host a celebration along with Broadway powerhouse Tituss Burgess and Tony Award winner J. Harrison Ghee, as they share their music, their stories, and the creative and essential impact of intentional community building.
The Bessies Announce Nominees For 2023 Bessie Awards

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, has announced the nominees for the 2023 Bessie Awards. This year's Bessie Awards ceremony will be held on Friday, August 4, at 7:30pm, at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. The event is free and open to the public.
The 92nd Street Y Adds Caleb Teicher And Veronica Swift To MIDSUMMER MUSICFEST Lineup

The 92nd Street Y, New York announces Caleb Teicher and Veronica Swift, the first-ever collaboration from the acclaimed dancer and vocalist, as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY's 150th anniversary. 
AN EVENING WITH NORM LEWIS is Coming to 92NY in July

The 92nd Street Y, New York will present An Evening with Norm Lewis as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY’s 150th anniversary.
Ariana DeBose, Mykal Kilgore & More to be Featured in 2023 American Songbook Series at Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced the newest American Songbook series. See who is performing, and how to purchase tickets!
Composer David Leisner To Release A Portrait Album Of Vocal Chamber Music, On Azica Records

On Friday, November 18, 2022, composer and guitarist David Leisner releases his new album, Letter to the World, on Azica Records. Featuring four song cycles - Confiding, Das Wunderbare Wesen, Simple Songs, and Of Darkness and Light - Letter to the World includes four vocal compositions from different stages of Leisner's career: two from the 1980's, one from 2002, and one from 2011.
LaTasha Barnes Presents: The Jazz Continuum at the Joyce Next Month

 The Joyce Theater Foundation  celebrates the music and dances from across the Black diaspora with LaTasha Barnes Presents: The Jazz Continuum. This intergenerational and intercommunal arts experience, marking Ms. Barnes's choreographic Joyce debut, will play The Joyce Theater from October 11-16. 
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Announce July 2022 Schedule

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Jay Leonhardt and John Weber Duo, Remy LeBeouf Assembly of Shadows Orchestra and more. Birdland Theater will present Tony DeSare, Maurizio Spista Organ Trio and more.
Broadway Orchestrator Bryan Carter Releases New Single 'You and I' Ahead of 'I Believe' Album

Bryan Carter contributed orchestrations to the musical A Strange Loop, which recently earned 11 Tony Award nominations. He’s also worked with Broadway Stars like Tituss Burgess, Laura Osnes, Gavin Creel, Aaron Tveit & Ariana DeBose, and he’s currently co-orchestrating Marc Shaiman’s upcoming Broadway production of Some Like I.T Hot.


How many Broadway shows has Charles Turner been in?

Charles Turner has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Charles Turner been in?

Charles Turner has not appeared in the West End.

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