Turk Pipkin

Turk Pipkin

Writer and filmmaker Turk Pipkin is the co-founder of the education nonprofit The Nobelity Project and the director of three feature documentaries about global problems and solutions. His latest film, Building Hope, tells the story of The Nobelity Project's partnership with a rural Kenyan community to build the area's first high school.

Turk is also the author of ten books including the NY Times bestseller, THE TAO OF WILLIE, coauthored with American music legend, Willie Nelson. His novel When Angels Sing (Algonquin Books) will be released as a feature film in 2013 and stars Harry Connick, Jr., Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett andConnie Britton. Turk's golf books include the classic Texas novel, FAST GREENS, and THE OLD MAN AND THE TEE, which chronicles his year with some of the best teachers in the game.

Films directed by Turk include Nobelity, One Peace at a Time and Building Hope.

As an actor, Turk played a recurring role as Janice's narcoleptic boyfriend Aaron Arkaway in HBO's The Sopranos, and in numerous feature films including Waiting for Guffman, The Alamo, Friday Night Lights and Rick Linklater's Scanner Darkly. He also plays a role in the new film adaptation of his novel When Angels Sing.

Turk is also the co-founder of Nobelity Project (at www.nobelity.org), a global education nonprofit that works with Nobel laureates and other leaders to advocate basic rights for children everywhere.

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    • The Tao of Willie

    • A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart
    • By: Willie Nelson, Turk Pipkin
    • Narrated by: Willie Nelson, Turk Pipkin, Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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