Beverly Hills 90210 Actor Dies: Brian Turk Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Brian Turk Biography

Brian Turk Biography

Brian D. Turk was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Gabriel in the HBO television series CarnivàleBrian Turk who starred in HBO’s Carnivale and had countless appearances in hit shows has died.

Brian Turk Age

Brian Turk was 49 years old at the time of death. (May 29, 1970 – September 13, 2019).

Brian Turk Career

Turk was best known for his role on Beverley Hills 902010 and also starred in HBO’s Carnivale, ER, and Boy Meets World. He also had many film credits to his name, including American Pie 2, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, and The Lost World: Jurassic Park.

He also starred in HBO’s Carnivale, ER, and Boy Meets World.

Brian Turk GoFundMe

Go Fund Me named In Support of the Brian Turk Family was set up in July to support Turk and his close relatives as he battled the disease. The campaign has raised $28,655 of $50,000 goal as at the time of writing this article.

Just over a year ago our dear friend, Brian Turk, was diagnosed with cancer. Being the selfless and private person that he is, Brian kept this quiet so as not to concern his family and friends. Unfortunately, cancer has now become terminal. Brian has impacted so many of us in a positive way whether it be on the football field, at Mater Dei or USC, on stage or in our personal lives. He has always been there for us in our times of need and celebration.
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> Brian wants to fight this battle as he has a wife & an 8-year-old son, who calls him his best friend. His will to live is strong but this is expensive. Brian has been the breadwinner supporting his family as his wife has been physically unable to work full time.
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> As a community we need to keep Brian & his family in our prayers during this time. We need to consider him & his family long term. They need our support for his son’s future. If you have the ability to donate any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
> At this time the family is requesting privacy while they deal with and process Brian’s diagnosis & enjoy these moments together.

Brian Turk Wife (Emily Wu), Children

Brian Turk leaves behind his wife, Emily Wu, and his eight-year-old son. A part of the Go Fund Me page reads “Brian wants to fight this battle as he has a wife & an 8-year-old son, who calls him his best friend. His will to live is strong but this is expensive. Brian has been the breadwinner supporting his family as his wife has been physically unable to work full time.”

Brian Turk Passed Away

Unfortunately, Brian Turk passed away Friday morning, 9/13 from complications of his cancer. Please continue to share this Go Fund Me and I will send out funeral arrangements once they are finalized. Thank you for the continued support for the Turk family.

Brian Turk Death

Turk is best known for his role as Gabriel in the hit HBO series Carnivale, appearing in all 24 episodes over both seasons on the air.

RIP: Carnivale actor Brian Turk has passed away at the age of 49, more than a year after he was first diagnosed with brain cancer

The actor passed away from complications due to cancer, survived by his wife and eight-year-old son.

Back in July, a GoFundMe was started by Carlos Marlene Montiel, on behalf of Turk and his wife, Emily Wu, to pay for his medical expenses.

Montiel sent out a message over the weekend, confirming that Turk had passed away while asking for fans’ continued support.

Brian Turk Death Cause

In early 2018, Turk was diagnosed with cancer, which became terminal in 2019. He died on September 13, 2019.

Filmography

  • Saved by the Bell: The New Class as Spike (2 episodes, 1994)
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 as Tiny (2 episodes, 1995)
  • Panther as Deputy (1995)
  • Beach House as Fraternity Brother (1995)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park as InGen Worker (1997)
  • A Civil Action as Mover (1998)
  • Boy Meets World (season 6, episode 6) as Isaac (1998)
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer (season 5, as Mort, one of Harmony’s minions)
  • American Pie 2 as Trucker (2001)
  • Artificial Intelligence: AI as Backstage Bull (2001)
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles as Driver (2001)
  • Going Greek as Kappa Brother (2001)
  • The Mayor of Oyster Bay (2002)
  • Big Fat Liar as The Masher (2002)
  • Carnivàle as Gabriel (2003–2005)
  • Criminal Minds as Jess Maynor (2005)
  • Art School Confidential as Cliffy (2006)
  • Two and a Half Men (season 5, episode 1) as Mike (2007)