Joe Turkel was an American character actor who is known for his roles in Stanley Kubrick’s films The Killing, Paths of Glory, and The Shining, and as Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner.
He also had roles in three of Bert I. Gordon’s films.
As of 1999, he lived in Southern California and wrote screenplays. He said in a 2014 interview that Paths of Glory was his favorite among his films.
Prior to his death, Turkel wrote a memoir, The Misery of Success, scheduled for a now posthumous 2022 release.
Joe Turkel Obituary
Joe Turkel was an American character actor.
He was born on July 15, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
He passed away on June 27, 2022, at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.
He was 94.
Joe Turkel Funeral, Pictures, Burial, Memorial Service
His funeral will be held very soon. The date, time, and venue are not yet out.
Funeral pictures will be ready whiles the funeral is underway or afterward, and a memorial service will be held as well.