How old was Joe Turkel in his first movie: City Across the River?

Joe Turkel was 20 in City Across the River when he played the character 'Shimmy Stockton'.

That was over 75 years ago in 1949.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2022 he died aged 95, starring in 62 films in his career, 61 of those after City Across the River was first released. If he were alive today he would be 96.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In City Across the River, I think Joe Turkel looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Maxwell Shane has worked with Joe Turkel a total of 3 times in his career.
  • Joe Turkel's first movie was as 'Shimmy Stockton' in City Across the River, released in 1949 when he was 20
  • City Across the River scores 5.4 out of 10 on TMDB.

Joe Turkel's other movies