Mike Turner is an actor, comedian, and writer based in New York City. Born in Portland ME, raised in Charlottesville VA, he completed his undergraduate degree in Drama at NYU, at the Tisch School of the Arts, the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, and the Stonestreet Studios. Mike is a company member in Rattlestick Playwright Theater's Middle Voice Company, Stable Cable Lab Company, and a proud AEA member.
Theatre credits include Night of the Iguana, directed by Michael Wilson at the American Repertory Theater, the world premiere production of Lucy Thurber's Orpheus In the Berkshires, directed by Laura Savia, and Red Light Winter at the international ItSelf Festival in Warsaw, where he won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Mike's most recent credits include Have You Been There? (Williamstown Theater Festival, dir. Jenna Worsham), and the world premiere production of Heads (Theater Row-Acorn Theater, dir. Laura Savia).
Mike has appeared in various short films and web series, including Spark Plug Entertainment's Max Saves the World, Talking Back Pictures' Bitch 'n Lisp, and served as co-star and writer for the sketch comedy group Brometheus Comedy. He is currently finishing post-production as writer and co-star on Talking Back Pictures' new web series, Bumbling.
Mike is also a writer of urban fantasy novels, having completed the first two manuscripts of his trilogy The Branch of Stars.