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Donald Faison
Donald Faison
Character   -   Christopher Turk
Date of birth   -   June 22nd, 1974

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Donald Faison is the actor who plays Dr. Christopher Turk on Scrubs. He has been a member of the main cast for all 9 seasons.

BioEdit

Donald Faison began acting in childhood when he attended the Children's School for the Development of Intuitive and God-Conscious Art, and later the Professional Children's School in New York.

Before starring in Scrubs, he became known for his role in the Clueless movie and TV series. He later appeared in Waiting to Exhale and also had a recurring role as Tracy on Felicity, and has also appeared in the film Remember the Titans, and lends his voice to the Bill Lawrence created Clone High, alongside Sarah Chalke. Donald was married to Lisa Askey, and has three children with her (twins Dade and Kaya who were born 1999, and Kobe, born 2001). Faison has another child, Sean Faison-Ince, who was born in 1996 to his then-girlfriend Audrey Ince. Donald married his current wife CaCee Cobb at the house of his former castmate Zach Braff, who was also a groomsman.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Media Character
1992 Juice Film Student
1993 Sugar Hill Film Kymie Damiels
1995 New Jersey Drive Film Tiny Dime
Clueless Film Murray
Waiting to Exhale Film Tarik Matthews
1996 New York Undercover TV James (1 episode)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch TV Justin (1 episode) Dashiell (3 episodes)
Clueless TV Murray (61 episodes)
1997 Academy Boyz Film Glen Lewis
1998 Butter Film Khaleed
Can't Hardly Wait Film Drummer
Sister, Sister TV Darryl (1 episode)
1999 Supreme Sanction TV Movie Marcus
Trippin' Film June Nelson
2000 Remember the Titans Film Petey Jones
Felicity TV Tracy (23 episodes)
2001 Double Whammy Film Cletis
Josie and the Pussycats Film D.J. Du Jour
Scrubs TV Turk
2002 Big Fat Liar Film Frank Jackson
Clone High TV Toots / Various (12 episodes)
2003 Ravedactyl: Project Evolution Film Gunner
Uptown Girls Film Huey
Good Boy! Film Wilson
2004 Higglytown Heroes TV Firefighter Hero (2 episodes)
2005 King's Ransom Film Andre
The Bernie Mac Show TV Alex the Repairman (1 episode)
Robot Chicken TV Mumm-Ra / Various (6 episodes)
2006 Something New Film Nelson McQueen
Bachelor Party Vegas Video Ash
Homie Spumoni Film Renato / Leroy
2007 SNL TV Turk (1 episode)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars TV Movie Evazan / Mace Windu
Kim Possible TV Ricky Rotiffle (1 episode)
2008 The Boondocks TV Wedgie Rudlin (3 episodes)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II TV Movie Darth Maul/Gary
2009 Next Day Air Film Leo
Venus & Vegas Film Stu
The Law TV Movie Dan
Titan Maximum TV Various voices (1 episode)
American Dad TV Turk (voice, 1 episode)
2010 Venus & Vegas Film Stu
The Odds Film
Skyline Film Terry
2011 The Exes TV Phil Chase
2011 Love Bites TV Ricky
2012 Zeke & Luther TV Chill E. Dog (Voice Only)
2012 Adventure Time TV Baby Snaps (voice, 1 episode)
2013 Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall Film Doctor Gravity

AwardsEdit

Year Ceremony Award Result For
2004 BET Comedy Awards BET Comedy Award Won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
Teen Choice Awards Teen Choice Award Nominated Choice TV Sidekick - Scrubs
2005 BET Comedy Awards BET Comedy Award Won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
Teen Choice Awards Teen Choice Award Nominated Choice TV Sidekick - Scrubs
NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
2006 Teen Choice Awards Teen Choice Award Nominated Choice TV Sidekick - Scrubs
NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
2007 Teen Choice Awards Teen Choice Award Nominated Choice TV Sidekick - Scrubs
NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
2008 NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
2009 NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs
2010 NAACP Image Awards Image Award Nominated Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series - Scrubs

TriviaEdit

  • Donald is a big Star Wars Fan.
  • Just like his character Turk he likes Neil Diamond.
  • He and Zach Braff are really good friends off screen.
  • He hates being called "Donnie".
  • Donald and Zach Braff have both lived together in New York City.
  • Donald was often referred to as 'Clueless' by many people, due to his appearance on the 1995 movie called 'Clueless'.


CAST
MAIN Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonNeil FlynnKen JenkinsJohn C. McGinley
Judy ReyesEliza CoupeKerry BishéMichael MosleyDave Franco
SUPPORTING Johnny KastlSam LloydRobert MaschioChrista MillerTravis SchuldtAloma Wright
SEE ALSO List of character appearances • Cast from Season: 12345678W9 e

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