Kett Turton


Kett Turton

Kett Turton, born Birkett Kealy Turton, is a Canadian actor. He was born April 4, 1982 in Portland, Oregon, but was raised in Vancouver.

Kett started acting in local theater when he was 4 years old. At the age of 15 he played the role of Darrin in the Canadian movie "Rollercoaster", for which he received a nomination for Canada's prestigious Leo Award.

Since then, Kett has had various roles in both television and film. Most notable are his major roles in television series Dead Last, television mini-series Kingdom Hospital and film Gypsy 83. In Gypsy 83 he plays the role of Clive, a gay goth teen coming of age, alongside Sara Rue. This role earned him the Best Actor Award at OUTfest, a LGBT pride film festival.

Filmography

Films

Awards

* Nominated for Canadian Leo - Best Actor (Rollercoaster)
* Won Copper Wing Award (at the Phoenix Film Festival) - Best Ensemble (Rollercoaster)
* Won Grand Jury Award (at OUTfest) - Best Actor Award (Gypsy 83)

Trivia

* Kett has brown/black hair, green eyes and is 6' and approximately 150lbs.
* Enjoys watching movies, reading and writing.
* He has or had his left ear pierced and has a small scar under his eye for a "scene gone wrong" while he was filming an episode of "Dead Last".
* His favorite bands include: The Stripes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Soul Coughing, Folk Implosion, The Streets, Kaboom, Bright Eyes, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, Fugazi, The Cure, Radiohead, R.E.M., Nirvana, Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground, Neil Young, Joe Henry, David Bowie, The Lancaster Bombers and Broken Social Scene. He dislikes The Vines.

External links

* [http://www.kettturtonfan.net Kett Turton Fan Online - Fan Site]
*imdb name|0878141
* [http://www.geocities.com/kettturtonfansite Sweetest Torment - A Kett Turton Fansite]


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