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This article is about the actor. For other pages with the same name, see: Adrian

Adrian Kali Turner is an American actor who portrayed Duane Jones in AMC's The Walking Dead.


Adrian was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. At 9 years old, he earned top recognition for Monologue and Commercial competitions at the Actor's Modeling and Talent Competition and qualified as a finalist for the Best Overall Child Actor award. Soon after moving to Los Angeles, he received an invitation to join the Screen Actor's Guild.

In addition to acting, he is an avid singer, starting out as a soloist for the children's choir at church. While in the children's choir, he developed and honed his rapping and writing skills.

Other Works

  • Bad Teacher
  • My Name Is Khan
  • Acholiland
  • Standing Up
  • Cowboys & Aliens
  • Fred 3: Camp Fred
  • Herpes Boy
  • Teachers
  • Arrested Development
  • I Can Do Bad All by Myself


  • He performed with Will.i.am during President Obama's Inaugural Ball celebrations. He also performed alongside international activist, Fred Nassiri for the I Want Peace--the World's First Portal to Peace Organization Project.
  • He is the Owner and CEO of the independent record label, Golden Zed, where he performs his collection of original music as house/dance music personality - DJ Bludwork.
  • He is a regular volunteer for the Star Eco Center in Culer City, CA, ( a rescue center and shelter for abandoned animals) and served as youth ambassador for the US Forestry Campaign aimed at encouraging youth and parents to re-connect with Nature.

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