Tyrin Turner
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Tyrin Turner

Tyrin Turner (born July 17, 1972) is an American film and television actor and writer from South Central Los Angeles. He is most known for playing the lead role of Caine Lawson in the critically acclaimed 1993 urban drama Menace II Society.


Turner is best known for playing the main character, Kaydee "Caine" Lawson, in the 1993 film Menace II Society. He also has made guest appearances on television shows such as Chicago Hope and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and made numerous cameo appearances in urban music videos throughout the 1990s. Turner played the central character in Janet Jackson's 1989 long-form music video for her single Rhythm Nation.

For over twenty years, Turner has been working behind the scenes writing comedy material for his close friend Jamie Foxx and for comedian Affion Crockett.[1]

Personal life

Turner is married to his long time wife Amina Garner. They have two children, twins, Shamaya Turner and their son Tyrin Jr.



Guest appearances


  1. ^ Turner, Tyrin. "Ever Wonder What Happened to Caine from Menace II Society Found Him". ILoveOldSchoolMusic. Retrieved 2015.

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