• Karri Turner is an American actress, born in 1966 and best known for her role in JAG.
• She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and before starting her acting career she performed with the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings.
• Karri has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies such as “Wild Oats”, “South Park”, “Heroes” and “Get Smart”.
• She is married with two daughters and is a philanthropist who enjoys doing charity work.
• Her estimated net worth is over $100,000.
Who is Karri Turner?
Kari Kathleen Turner was born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, on December 21, 1966 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she is an American national. She’s an actress who gained recognition after playing Lieutenant Harriet Sims in the action-crime series “JAG”, which aired from 1995 to 2005 and starring David James Elliott, Catherine Bell and Patrick Labyorteaux. The story follows the case of a former Navy fighter pilot – Harmon Rabb – and his lawyers, working in the office of the Judge Advocate General of the United States Navy – “JAG” won 12 awards, including three Primetime Emmys, and was nominated for 17 others.
Early life and family
Karri was raised an only child in Bentonville, Arkansas by her father, who taught math at a local high school, and her mother, who was a theater actress. Motivated mostly by her mother, but also by the actors and actresses she saw perform on TV, Karri became interested in acting and began practicing her skills while attending high school – she was also physically active at the time as she was an avid soccer player. After taking her matriculation exam in 1984, Karri enrolled at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to receive a film education. However, she soon moved to Southern California and enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. at the theater in 1988.
Roles in TV series
Before officially launching her acting career, Karri performed with the well-known California improvisational comedy troupe called The Groundlings.
She made her TV series debut in 1994, playing Tanya Kavasi in two episodes of the sitcom “Wild Oats”, starring Tim Conlon, Paul Rudd and Paula Marshall, and follows the lives of two 20-year-olds. year-old men Jack Slayton. and Brian Grant who live together in Chicago, Illinois. In 1996, Karri was invited to voice the character Delilah in the helicopter shooter video game “Soviet Strike”, and the following year she voiced Kathie Lee Gifford in the episode “Weight Gain 4000” of the acclaimed adult animated series “South Park”. ”.
Karri next appeared in a single episode of the sitcom “Suddenly Susan” in 1997, and in the same year played Honey Potts in two episodes of the sitcom “Caroline in the City”, and Tara Scully in two episodes of the science fiction drama “The X-Files”. In 2006, she played the supporting character Lisa in the superhero drama “Heroes”, then traveled to Iraq with fellow comedians Michael McDonald and Kathy Griffin to perform for US troops stationed there – Karri’s performance can be seen in the comedy series “My Life on the D-List,” and she has more than 13 United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) tours completed. Karri also toured with several other organizations such as Stars for Stripes and American Freedom Foundation.
Most recently, in 2020, she returned to acting when she guest-starred as Micki Kaydar in the “In the Wind” episode of the action police procedural series “NCIS”.
Roles in movies
Karri made her film debut in 1997, playing Wendi in the comedy “Who’s the Caboose?” which was written and directed by Sam Seder and starring Alex Ferrer and Sarah Silverman – the story follows a group of documentary filmmakers who, instead of making a movie about a rare disease that kills homeless people, decide to make a movie about a comedienne trying to launch her acting career. The film received mixed reviews.
In 2008, Karri Mom starred in Minivan, in the action spy comedy “Get Smart”, starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway and Alan Arkin, and follows the spy Maxwell Smart as he tries to stop a terrorist attack organized by KAOS, a rival spy agency. The film won three awards and was nominated for six others. The same year, Karri appeared as Lab Tech 2 in the satirical comedy film “An American Carol” which was both written and directed by David Zucker and starred the late comedian Leslie Nielsen – it is about an anti-American filmmaker who is visited by three ghosts after he decided to destroy the Fourth of July holiday.
Karri’s last appearance in a movie before deciding to tour was in the family romantic comedy “Hurricane in the Rose Garden” in 2009, starring Pascal Atuma and Yun Choi, but it received mostly negative reviews.
Husband and children
Karri has been hiding details of her love life from the media’s attention, but she is known to have exchanged wedding vows with her non-celebrity significant other sometime in the 90s, as the two were seen back then attending the celebration of the 100th episode of the “JAG” series in 2000. They were rumored to be introduced at a party by a mutual friend, only started dating a few days later and were together for about four years before getting married.
Karri has not spoken about having children but there are pictures on the internet showing Karri with two girls who are believed to be her daughters but Karri has not said anything about the rumors about her love life and her sexuality – there are some fans who believe that Karri is a lesbian.
As of September 2020, Karri is a married woman and has two daughters.
Hobbies and other interests
Karri is a philanthropist who enjoys doing charity work, which is one of the reasons she started performing for the US troops – she also enjoys traveling and has combined these two interests by going wherever US troops are stationed.
She is an animal lover and had two pet dogs before she left America for Iraq. Karri enjoys listening to jazz and blues music and her favorite artists are Frank Sinatra and Aretha Franklin; she also knows how to play the guitar.
In her spare time, Karri enjoys watching movies starring her favorite actors and actresses, including Will Smith, Johnny Depp, and Natalie Portman, and some of her favorite movies include “I Am Legend,” “The Independence Day,” and the “Pirates of the Caribbean”. She also likes to watch comedy series and her favorite is That ’70s Show.
Age and ability
Karri’s age is 53. She has long blond hair and blue eyes, she is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 68 kg.
As of September 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $100,000.