Bree Nicole Turner (born March 10, 1977) is an American dancer and actress; she is best known for her role as Rosalee on Grimm.

Bree Turner
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Turner in May 2009
Bree Nicole Turner

(1977-03-10) March 10, 1977 (age 42)
Years active1996–present
Justin Saliman
(m. 2008; separated 2018)

Early lifeEdit

Turner was born in Palo Alto, California and grew up in Alamo, California.[1] Her father is former NFL linebacker Kevin Turner. In 1995, she graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville, California, where she was voted 1994 Homecoming Queen. She then attended King's College London and University of California, Los Angeles.[citation needed]


Turner landed her first speaking role in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. That same year, she was cast on MTV's late night anthology series, Undressed. She also did TV commercials for Gap "Khaki Country" and "Khaki-a-go-go," and for Dr. Pepper.

Turner was a background dancer in feature films as The Big Lebowski (1998), She's All That (1999) and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999). She had roles in The Wedding Planner (2001), Joe Dirt (2001), American Pie 2 (2001) and the starring role of head cheerleader in Bring It On Again (2004).

Turner has also appeared in independent films, including the musical and romantic drama True Vinyl (2000) and the wrestling drama Backyard Dogs.

Turner has worked in television, with recurring roles on the UPN sitcom Moesha, the ABC sitcom Spin City, the CBS drama Cold Case, guest starred on the UPN drama Sex, Love & Secrets and starred in the pilot episode ("Incident On and Off a Mountain Road") of Showtime's horror/thriller series Masters of Horror.

Turner has also acted on stage, playing Ivy in The Pages of My Diary I'd Rather Not Read at Hudson Mainstage Theater in Los Angeles in January 2003.

As of 2017, Turner finished her sixth season on the NBC drama series Grimm, portraying the character Rosalee Calvert. The part was a recurring role in season 1, moving to the main cast from season 2 onwards.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2008, Turner married orthopedic surgeon Justin Saliman at the Casa Del Mar hotel in Santa Monica, California.[2] They have a daughter named Stella Jean (born June 29, 2010),[3] and a son named Dean (born September 12, 2012). In March 2018, Turner filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.[4]

Regarding her hobbies, Turner said:



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Dunston Checks In French Girl
1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Allison
1999 Tweeker Heather
2000 Backyard Dogs Kristy James Video
2001 The Wedding Planner Tracy
2001 The Myersons Jenny
2002 Whacked! Amanda
2002 Sorority Boys Tiffany
2003 Special Breakfast Eggroll: 99¢ Jessie
2004 Bring It On Again Tina Hammersmith Video
2004 Perfect Opposites Starr
2004 True Vinyl Maya Taylor
2006 The TV Set Carla
2006 Jekyll + Hyde Martha Utterson Video
2006 Just My Luck Dana
2007 Firehouse Dog Liz Knowles
2008 The Year of Getting to Know Us Sandi
2008 Green Flash Charla Video
2008 Animated American Trixie Short
2009 The Ugly Truth Joy Haim
2010 Dancing Ninja Crystal
2011 Take Me Home Eve
2012 Smashed Freda
2012 Jewtopia Helen O'Connell
2012 Life's a Beach Aimee
2014 Peter's Ashes Ruth Short
2018 Punching Bag Princess Short
2019 I'm F%$#ing Fine Maddie Short


Year Title Role Notes
1997 USA High Tina "Love Is Blind"
1998 Hang Time Gail "The Tall and the Short of It"
1999 Undressed Tina Main role (season 1)
2000–01 Moesha Brenda Recurring role (4 episodes)
2002 Spin City Tracy Crandall "O Mother, Where Art Thou?", "Age Against the Machine"
2003 Andy Richter Controls the Universe Teena "Final Fantasy"
2003 Cold Case Ellen Curtis "Look Again", "Our Boy Is Back"
2004 Century City Eva "A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Lose"
2004 Good Girls Don't... Marjorie Main role (8 episodes)
2005 1/4life Brittany TV film
2005 Las Vegas Jenny "Sperm Whales and Spearmint Rhinos"
2005 Sex, Love & Secrets Sam "Molting"
2005 Masters of Horror Ellen "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road"
2006 Love Monkey Annette "Opportunity Knocks"
2006 Flirt Diana Crane TV film
2007 Traveler Nell Graham "New Haven"
2007 Standoff Natalie "Road Trip"
2008 Quarterlife Carly "Pilot"
2008 Ghost Whisperer Elizabeth Gardner "Ball & Chain"
2009 Celebrities Anonymous Amanda Stiles TV film
2010 Rules of Engagement Heather "Fun Run"
2011 Identity Tessa TV film
2011 Raising Hope Susan "Sabrina Has Money"
2011 Grace Kirsten TV film
2012 The Mentalist Iris Porchetto "My Bloody Valentine"
2012 Wedding Band Sara "Pilot"
2012–2017 Grimm Rosalee Calvert Recurring role (season 1), regular (seasons 2–6)
2013 Grimm: Bad Hair Day Rosalee Calvert TV series short
2014 Grimm: Love Is In the Air Rosalee Calvert TV series short
2018 9-1-1 (TV series) Sarah Episode:"Karma's a Bitch"
2019-2020 Law & Order SVU Granya Marcil 2 episodes
2020 Glass Houses (aka The Babysitter's Revenge) Madeline Cooper TV film


  1. ^ Best of the East Bay: Meet - Diablo Magazine - July 2014 - East Bay - California Retrieved 2016-11-21.
  2. ^ "Celebrity — InStyle". InStyle Weddings. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
  3. ^ "Bree Turner welcomes daughter Stella Jean". People. 2010-05-14. Retrieved 2010-09-13.
  4. ^ Grimm Actress Bree Turner Files for Divorce from Husband of 10 Years People Magazine, Retrieved March 5, 2018.

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