Walking Dead actor Josh Turner arrested for assault

THE Walking Dead actor Josh Turner has been arrested.The star – who appeared in 17 episodes of the post apocalyptic horror series – is behind bars in Tennessee, according to TMZ on Thursday.

He was arrested on an outstanding warrant from out of state, while he was in Newport, Tennessee, according to the website.

Cocke County Sheriff's Office say that he's being held on a warrant from Oregon for an alleged assault and is waiting to be returned to Oregon.

According to his IMDb.com profile, the Newport-based actor's screen work includes 17 uncredited appearances on the long-running AMC series.

He has also had more recent bit parts in HBO's Watchmen series, and The Last Movie Star, starring Burt Reynolds, which was shot in Knoxville in 2016.

His profile also notes an uncredited role in Twilight as his first appearance onscreen.


The Bedford, Indiana, native describes himself as an actor and pro-wrestler, on his Twitter profile.

He wrestles under the name Josh "TKO" Turner.

He got his start at the former WWE training camp, Ohio Valley Wrestling, and made several appearances at key wrestling promotions across the nation.

He has two children, daughter Kaylie and son Tai.

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