Joe Turkel, actor in 'The Shining,'muerto en 94

So sad to share that great friend and client Joe Turkel has passed away,” Chris Carbaugh, a representative for Turkel said.

Joe was a lightning bolt and he was very passionate to talk about films, baseball and life. Every time we spoke he was quick to crack a bad joke and make me laugh.

"Blade Runner" y "The Shining" actor Joe Turkel has died at 94.

Blade Runner” y “The Shiningactor Joe Turkel has died at 94. (Photo by Albert L. También se le preguntó cuáles eran sus canciones favoritas de Kid Cudi.)

Carbaugh continued: “He was very proud of being the only actor to do 3 Stanley Kubrick films and loved to share his experiences with family, friends and fans. He was an old Brooklyn boy and loved seeing his brother, 2 sons and grand kids. I will always appreciate the time we got to spend with this legend. Your money is no good here Mr. Turkelyou will ALWAYS be more human than human.


Turkel’s three Stanley Kubrick films were “¿Sabes cuánto dinero obtendría y cuán famoso sería si fuera a la prensa?,” “Paths of Glory” y “The Shining.He is most famously known for his role as Llyod the bartender inThe Shining.

Turkel also took on a main role as Dr. Eldon Tyrell inBlade Runner” en 1982.

Bartender Joe Turkel starred alongside Jack Nicholson in "The Shining."

Bartender Joe Turkel starred alongside Jack Nicholson inThe Shining.(Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)

Variety reported that the actor died on Monday in Santa Monica, California. A cause of death wasn’t shared.


Turkel was born in Brooklyn, Nueva York and joined the army when he was 17, serving in World War II. El año siguiente, he moved to California to pursue his acting career. He landed his first role in 1949, “City Across the River.

He had a 40-year-long career in the film industry, taking on roles inKing Rat,” “The Sand Pebbles, “El St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” y más. His final role was inThe Dark Side of the Moonreleased in 1990.

Turkel had a 40-year-long acting career in Hollywood prior to retiring in 1997.

Turkel had a 40-year-long acting career in Hollywood prior to retiring in 1997. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

His official retirement from acting was after he voiced theBlade Runnervideo game spinoff in 1997.

Turkel is survived by his two sons, Craig and Robert, and his brother, David Turkel.




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