Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor and voice actor best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC comedydrama Scrubs , and a minor role as Murray in the film Clueless . He also starred as Phil Chase in the TV Land sitcom The Exes .
Faison was born in Harlem in New York City, the son of Shirley, a talent agent, and Donald Faison, a building manager. He is the elder brother of actor Olamide Faison. His middle name stems from the words ade, meaning crown, and osun, meaning river of life in Yoruba. His parents were active with the National Black Theater in Harlem.