Kelly Turner

Kelly Turner

KAT Productions, LLC

Kelly A. Turner is an Actor-Writer-Director based in NYC, the founder of KAT Productions, and a New York Times bestselling author.

Full Bio
Kelly A. Turner is an award-winning film and TV actor (2x ‘Best Actress’ award-winner for her lead role in ‘The Housewife’), a Sundance finalist screenwriter, director-producer of the 10-episode streaming docuseries ‘Radical Remission,’ and actor-writer-producer of the 2x ‘Best Dramatic Short’ award-winning short film, “The Housewife,” which is a proof-of-concept for a feature film presented by KAT Productions.

Kelly is also a New York Times bestselling author with books translated into 23 languages. She holds a B.A. from Harvard University in English Literature (with a focus on screenwriting) and a Ph.D. in cancer research from the University of California, Berkeley. A trained screenwriter, Kelly has written 2 TV pilots and 3 feature scripts, one of which was a finalist for the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab.

Professional Credits
Actor - 'The Housewife', 2x Best Short Awards & 2x Best Actress Awards
Screenwriter - 'Open-Ended Ticket', a Sundance Screenwriter's Lab Finalist
Director - 'Radical Remission', 10x60 Docuseries, streaming on HayHouse
Author - Radical Remission (NYTimes bestseller, now in 23 languages) & Radical Hope (#1 Amazon bestseller)
Industry Awards
2x "Best Dramatic Short" Awards (from NYLIFF & WRPN Women's Int'l Film Festival) for 'The Housewife
2x Best Actress Awards (from NYLIFF & NY Urban Action Festival)
Sundance Screenwriter's Lab Finalist
NY Times Bestselling Author
3-time guest on The Dr Oz Show