About

Gary Turk

is an award-winning spoken word artist, comedian and filmmaker.
 

Having been launched into the limelight following the global success of ‘Look Up’, attracting over 600 million views worldwide, Gary's work has gone on to inspire masses across the globe and has seen him appear on TV shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, BBC Breakfast, and many others - including in cartoon form when Gary and 'Look Up' were parodied for the season 18 finale of South Park.
 

‘Look Up’ is the most viewed spoken word video on the Internet, and went on to win Best Viral Film at Cannes Media & TV Awards, and two Webby Awards for Best Viral Film and Best Individual Performance. Gary was also awarded ‘Global Thought Shaper of the Year’ by the United Nations WTO for his work encouraging people to better appreciate the world around them. 

Gary currently has over 63 million views and 118,000+ subscribers to his YouTube channel, with an additional 32,000 followers and 5 million views on his social media platforms.

In 2019, Gary was invited to give a TEDx Talk where he spoke about his experience growing up in a retirement home and what it taught him about appreciating life and accepting death from an older and often wiser generation.
 

Gary has performed live to over 100,000 people on 5 continents, and can regularly be found giving talks, workshops & performances all around the world.

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