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Jerry Ferrara

Jerry Ferrara (born November 25, 1979) is an American actor best known for his work as "Turtle" on the HBO comedy series Entourage. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Ferrara attended New Utrecht High School. Ferrara is of Italian descent. Jerry Ferrara began studying theater in college, where he was inspired by a teacher to pursue a career in acting. An agent he met at a talent showcase encouraged him to move to Los Angeles, where he quickly landed his first role on The King Of Queens. Other television parts soon followed. Jerry was then cast in the independent feature Cross Bronx, which premiered at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival. In an interview about his breakout role on the show, Ferrara revealed that when he told his friends he had landed a major part in a television pilot, they asked, "What's a pilot?" Kevin Connolly has said of his Entourage co-star that "Jerry’s very domesticated. He’s probably the most different from his character. He’s like 180 degrees in the opposite direction." Ferrara once made an appearance in character as Turtle for a DirecTV commercial. His dialogue was mixed with a clip from an Entourage episode for humorous effect. Ferrara is also co-founder of Fat

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'Entourage' Star -- Turtle Doesn't Live Here Anymore

'Entourage' Star -- Turtle Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Fame has really changed "Entourage" star Jerry Ferrara ... to the point where he's almost  unrecognizable from his baseball cap and oversized sports jersey days.The now svelte and stylish… READ MORE >

The Men of 'Entourage': Who'd You Rather?

The Men of 'Entourage'
Who'd You Rather?

"Entourage" stars Kevin Dillon, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara and Adrian Grenier all showed up to their premiere in Hollywood on Wednesday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1555 days ago
Turtle -- Still Waxin' That Ass

Turtle
Still Waxin' That Ass

Now that he's hookin' up with Jamie-Lynn Sigler in real life -- as well as on "Entourage" -- Jerry Ferrara has quickly become the patron saint of chubby guys everywhere. READ MORE >

- 2060 days ago

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