Kristopher Turner

Kristopher Turner (born September 27, 1980)[1] is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Dr. Gavin Murphy on the medical drama series Saving Hope, and as Jamie Andrews on the CTV teen drama Instant Star.

Kristopher Turner
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Turner on Instant Star in 2008
Born (1980-09-27) September 27, 1980 (age 40)
Years active2002–present

Early lifeEdit

Turner was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[2] He was introduced to the theater by his grandmother. Turner starred in his high school production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.[3] Turner received a degree in theatre from the University of Winnipeg.[1] He was active in a number of theatre productions including In Gabriel's Kitchen and That Face.


In 2002, Turner landed a role in the children's series 2030 CE. He was cast in the lead role as Lex in director David DeCoteau's 2003 film The Brotherhood III: Young Demons. Following Turner's success in that film, he was cast in another leading role as Gus in the MTV movie Everybody's Doing It. Turner return to the theatre and appeared in a local Winnipeg theatrical production of Athol Fugard's Master Harold and the Boys. In 2004, Turner was cast as Jamie Andrews in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star, in which he stars for four seasons. He appeared in TV series Dark Oracle and in TV movie An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving. In 2007, he received a Gemini Awards nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, for his role as Matt Blessing in A Dad for Christmas.

After Instant Star, Turner appeared in the 2010 miniseries Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures as Winston and received another Gemini Awards nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series. He guest starred on Rookie Blue, The Listener, and Lost Girl. In 2012, he was cast as Cam on the series The L.A. Complex and at the same time joining the medical drama series Saving Hope as Dr. Gavin Murphy.[4] Turner starred in the 2012 comedy horror film A Little Bit Zombie. In 2014, Turner played Eric in the Hallmark movie Love by the Book.[5] He has appeared in stage performance in the play This is Our Youth, and received a Dora Award nomination for his role in Two Weeks, Twice a Year. In 2015, Turner was cast in the CBC drama series This Life as Oliver Lawson.

Turner currently lives and studies in Toronto and Los Angeles.[6]



Year Title Role
2003 The Brotherhood III: Young Demons Lex
2006 The King of Siam Gary
2009 Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling Zach
A Wake Chad
2010 The Triumph of Dingus McGraw: Village Idiot Dingus McGraw
2012 A Little Bit Zombie Steve
2013 Best, April Alex
Issues David Hunter
2014 Cold Feet Andy
The Idiot Dingus
2015 Wingman Inc. Bobby
Timber Corey
2020 Flowers of the Field Tom Jarvis


Year Title Role Notes
2002 2030 CE Chief Trainer 3 episodes
Fancy, Fancy Being Rich Drowned Man TV short
Everybody's Doing It Gus TV movie
2004 Zeke 3 episodes
Instant Star Jamie Andrews 52 episodes
2005–2006 Dark Oracle Omen 5 episodes
2006 Degrassi: Minis Jamie Andrews Episode: "I'm a Degrassi, I'm an Instant Star"
A Dad for Christmas Matt Blessing TV movie
Nominated—Gemini Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (2007)
2007 The Ultimate Sin Jamie TV movie
2008 An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Gad Hopkins TV movie
2009 Murdoch Mysteries Sam Fineman Episode: "Let Us Ask the Maiden"
2010 Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Winston TV mini-series
Nominated—Gemini Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (2010)
Being Erica Jordan Episode: "Two Wrongs"
An Old Fashioned Christmas Gad TV movie
2011 Rookie Blue Daniel Baird Episode: "Bad Moon Rising"
Lost Girl Russell Episode: "Can't See the Fae-Rest"
The Listener Gregory Harrow 2 episodes
2012 The L.A. Complex Cam 18 episodes
Beauty and the Beast Mechanic Episode: "Cold Turkey"
Saving Hope Dr. Gavin Murphy 34 episodes
2013 Off2Kali Comedy Jude Episode: "Small Talk Denial"
2014 Love by the Book Eric TV movie
2015 First Response Gerry TV movie
This Life Oliver Lawson 18 Episodes
2017 Murdoch Mysteries Jack Borden Episode: "Dr. Osler Regrets"


  1. ^ a b "Kristopher Turner Biography". BuddyTV.
  2. ^ "About Kristopher Turner".
  3. ^ "Kristopher Turner Biography". Rotten Tomatoes.
  4. ^ "Saving Hope Last Call". CTV.
  5. ^ "Love by the Book". Hallmark Channel.

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