Appeared with his brother John Turturro in several Spike Lee films, including Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Jungle Fever (1991).
Auditioned for the role of NYPD Blue's Det. James Martinez during his lunch break while working as a hotel doorman.
Met wife Lissa Espinosa on a plane while she was working as a flight attendant.
Was a contestant on Celebrity Fit Club in 2006.
Starred on the Web series Dusty Peacock in 2009.
Years after making his breakthrough as a rookie detective on NYPD Blue, he took on the role of a veteran NYC beat cop mentoring a rookie on Blue Bloods in 2010.
Collects baseball memorabilia from all teams, though is a self-professed lifelong NY Yankees fan.
In fact, his passion for the game was celebrated in 2009 when he was featured on an MLB series, I Breathe Baseball. Focusing on his obsession with the Yankees, it featured former NY manager Joe Torre and then-NY outfielder Johnny Damon.