Frank C. Turner



Place of birth:

Wainwright, Alberta, Canada:


Frank C. Turner is an actor and iconographer born in Wainwright, Alberta and now living in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. He received his theatrical training at the University of Alberta, graduating in 1975 with a BFA. For the first few years after graduation he acted in theatres across western Canada and Ontario. In 1983 he moved to Vancouver, BC and has worked mainly in film since then. His favourite credits include, Air Bud (1997), Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998), Air Bud 3 (2000), Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002), The New Addams Family: Addams Family Feud (1999), Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995), Cats & Dogs (2001), Snow Dogs (2002) and The Duke (1999). Frank has previously performed the GKC - GBS debate in Calgary, St. Paul, Minnesota, and on Apostle of Common Sense with EWTN. In 1991 he began studying iconography under Vladislav Andreyev. He has completed about 50 icons in the Byzantine tradition for individuals and churches in the Vancouver area. A frequent attendee of the Mount Angel Iconography Institute where he studied with Charles Rohrbacher, Mary Katsilometes, and Cathy Sievers; more recently he studied with Father Gianluca Busi from Bologna, spending six weeks there in 2007. He gives private instruction in iconography. Along with Chris Kielsinki and Michal Janek, Frank was a founding member of Epiphany Sacred Arts Guild, and has served as its president for four years. He also served on the curriculum advisory board of Living Waters College, soon to be opened in Derwent, Alberta.

Film Credits

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
as Crazy Carl
Woodland (2018)
as Kohler
Warcraft (2016)
as Prison Mage #2
My One Christmas Wish (2015)
as Homeless Man
Accidental Obsession (2015)
as Bill
The Driftless Area (2015)
as Vacuum Salesman
Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts (2013)
as Kempner
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
as Troop Master Barrett
Good Morning, Killer (2011)
as Willie John Black
Spooky Buddies (2011)
as Sheriff Jim
Crash Site (2011)
as Terrence
2012 (2009)
as Preacher
Hot Rod (2007)
as Fisherman
I Know What I Saw (2007)
as Photographer
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
as Crazy Homeless Man
The Engagement Ring (2005)
as Abe - Present
The Big White (2005)
as Dave
Alone in the Dark (2005)
as Sam Fischer
Are We There Yet? (2005)
as Amish Man
Missing in America (2005)
as Dinky
Love on the Side (2004)
as Wilbur
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
as Mr. Meek's Brother
Killer Bees! (2002)
as Skinny Farmer
Try Seventeen (2002)
as Custodian
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
as Carlton
Snow Dogs (2002)
as Neely
Black River (2001)
as Farmer
Cats & Dogs (2001)
as The Farmer
By Dawn's Early Light (2001)
as Doctor
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
as Impound Shop Man
Mr. Rice's Secret (2000)
as Thin Man
Air Bud: World Pup (2000)
as Referee #2
Christy: Return to Cutter Gap (2000)
as Ozias Holt
High Noon (2000)
as Station Master
MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
as Bart
Beautiful Joe (2000)
as Frank
Best Actress (2000)
as Ralph Spivak, P.I.
Navigating the Heart (2000)
as Alan
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
as Juror
The Duke (1999)
as Parsnip
Rupert's Land (1998)
as Hunter
Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
as Official
Northern Lights (1998)
as Willard
Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1998)
as Pratt
Mr. Magoo (1997)
as Ralston - Stage Manager
Air Bud (1997)
as Bailiff
The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996)
as Hiram Wingate
Johnny's Girl (1995)
as Bear
Flinch (1994)
as Coroner
Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
as Homeless Man
Crackerjack (1994)
as Oliver Green
André (1994)
as John Miller
The Diary of Evelyn Lau (1994)
as Minister in Van
Look Who's Talking Now! (1993)
as Dave
Needful Things (1993)
as Pete Jerzyck
Another Stakeout (1993)
as Unlucky
This Boy's Life (1993)
as Truck Driver
Ernest Rides Again (1993)
as Van Driver
Call of the Wild (1993)
as Old Timer
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)
as Biologist - State of Alaska
Shame (1992)
as Bill Ross
Unforgiven (1992)
as Fuzzy
Knight Moves (1992)
as Doctor
Miles from Nowhere (1992)
as Dr. Moranis
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991)
as Produce Keeper
Showdown at Williams Creek (1991)
as Emaciated Man
Bingo (1991)
as Prison Guard
And the Sea Will Tell (1991)
as Kansas Rock
We're No Angels (1989)
as Shopkeeper
Dead Bang (1989)
as Cottonwood Officer
The Fly II (1989)
as Shepard
The Experts (1989)
as Sheriff
Family Reunion (1989)
as Ticket Agent
Watchers (1988)
as Salesclerk
The People Across the Lake (1988)
as Eli
Higher Ground (1988)
as Jack Simon
The Red Spider (1988)
as Salvation Army
Shoot to Kill (1988)
as Crilly
Malone (1987)
as Andy
Stone Fox (1987)
as Emil Janssen
A Stranger Waits (1987)
as Station Attendant
The Christmas Star (1986)
as Sad Sack Santa
Love is Never Silent (1985)
as Mr. Frank
Into Thin Air (1985)
as Motel Manager
The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
as Farmer
Certain Fury (1985)
as Dimitri
Draw! (1984)
as Poker Player
Finders Keepers (1984)
as Elvis, Railway Waiter (uncredited)
The Grey Fox (1982)
as Hotel Clerk
Harry Tracy, Desperado (1982)
as Eddie Hoyt
A War Story (1981)
as Peter Seed
Silence of the North (1981)
as Young Man