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Paige Turco Biography

Updated On 01 Jul, 2024 Published On 01 Jul, 2024
Paige Turco

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Date of Birth :
Age : 59 years old
Family Name : Turco
Birth Country : United States

Relationship short Statistics of Paige Turco

What is Paige Turco marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Paige Turco have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Paige Turco having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Paige Turco Lesbian ? No

Paige Turco is an American actress who displays varied talents in film and television. Her acting kindled a place in people's hearts through shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The 100, and NCIS: New Orleans. Apart from becoming well-known as an actor, Turco is also highly active in philanthropy and assists in the causes of animal welfare and environmental conservation with her platform.

With her talents, commitment, and varying interests, Paige Turco has been in a position to forge herself as multifaceted and highly regarded in the entertainment circles.

Personal Life and Marriage

Paige Turco has been married since 2003 to Irish actor Jason O'Mara, with whom she has one child. She and her husband separated in 2017, and Turco filed for divorce.

"Jason O'Mara and Paige Turco: A perfect match on and off the screen." 
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 Apart from acting, Turco is an animal and philanthropic lover. Her main areas of interest in terms of philanthropy are problems associated with animal welfare and the environment. She loves the outdoors—for example, hiking—and taking care of the body.  Turco places great importance on family time and friendship.

Early Life and Background

Paige Turco is an American actress acknowledged for her striking performances on television and the big screen. Born Jean Paige Turco on May 17, 1965, in Boston, Massachusetts, she was a young basketball player. Her mother moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, when Paige was one year old.

It was there, subsequent to her father's death, that Turco was brought up. She has Italian, French-Canadian, and English origins.

Education and Early Career

Turco had taken ballet lessons as a child and had plans to be a classical ballerina. She did perform as a soloist at quite a few dance companies, but an injured ankle had to end her aspirations to be a ballet dancer.

"Captivating audiences with every role: Paige Turco."
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 She graduated from Bay Path College in 1987 and majored in drama at the University of Connecticut.

Television Roles

Turco made her screen acting debut on the soap opera Guiding Light as Dinah Marler in 1987. After moving on to work on All My Children as Melanie Cortlandt, she took on the role of April O'Neil in the 1991 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, which was originated by Judith Hoag. She reprised this role in the 1993 sequel. 

All these years, she drew major roles in a host of TV series, including Winnetka Road, American Gothic, NYPD Blue, Party of Five, The Agency, Rescue Me, Big Shots, Damages, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, Person of Interest, and NCIS: New Orleans. From 2014 to 2020, she starred in the lead role of Abigail Griffin in the post-apocalyptic drama The 100.

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Film Roles

She has also done a bit of film work, from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze in 1991 to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III in 1993, which she is noted to have both done as April O'Neil.

"Paige Turco: An actress whose performances resonate deeply." 
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Awards and Nominations

Turco has been nominated for several different awards over the course of her illustrious career, most notably the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series from Guiding Light in 1990.


Turco is involved with various philanthropic works; some of them are related to animal welfare and environmental conservation.

"Paige Turco: An actress whose talent knows no bounds."
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Upcoming Projects

As of 2023, Turco has no announced upcoming projects, though one would think she'd remain busy with future television and cinematic appearances, due to her experience and talent in the entertainment business.


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