Kett Turton was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He started acting in local theater when he was just four years old, and performed in several plays including Lost in Yonkers and Broadway Bound.
Later, he starred in the independent Canadian film Rollercoaster and received a nomination for a Leo Award. Kett soon became a familiar face on television with guest-starring roles on shows including Millennium, The X-Files, So Weird and 24, and has recently had roles in Hostage, Saved! and Blade: Trinity and appeared in Firewall with Harrison Ford.