Joe Turkel was an American character actor has died at the age of 94 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. Following the news of Joe Turkel’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the actor, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said “R.I.P. Joe Turkel, a phenomenal character actor and Kubrick favorite, also completely unforgettable as Tyrell in Blade Runner.” Another user said “RIP Joe Turkel. I was always fascinated by the fact that the wilderness footage at the end of BLADE RUNNER was left over from THE SHINING (a kind gift from Kubrick to Scott) & he was in both classic films! Legend!.” While another said “One of the very first interviews I ever conducted was with Joe Turkel, and it was quite the baptism. He had such a funny and fierce energy in person, but was also a precise, commanding character actor on the screen. As such, he was wonderfully unpredictable. R.I.P. Joe.”
What was Joe Turkel’s Net Worth?
Joe Turkel Net Worth
$10 Million to $15 Million USD
Joe Turkel was an American character actor. He was born on July 15, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, NY, he was 94 years old. He is well known for his roles in Stanley Kubrick’s films The Killing, and The Shining, as Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner and Paths of Glory. When he was 17, he joined the United States Army and also served in the European Theater of Operations. Turkel worked extensively, with notable films including “The Sand Pebbles,” “King Rat,” “The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” and his final film “The Dark Side of the Moon.” He also appeared in three of director Bert I. Gordon’s films: “The Boy and the Pirates”, “Village of the Giants,” and “Tormented.”
The estimated Net Worth of Joe Turkel is between $10 Million to $15 Million USD.
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