39 Facts About Will Turner


Will Turner appears in The Curse of the Black Pearl, Dead Man's Chest, At World's End, and Dead Men Tell No Tales.


William Turner is a blacksmith's apprentice working in Port Royal, Jamaica.


Will Turner secretly loves the governor's daughter, Elizabeth Swann, although he occupies a lower social class than she does.


Will Turner marries Elizabeth Swann in At World's End, and they have a son named Henry.


Alongside Hector Barbossa, Turner serves as an additional foil to Jack Sparrow's character, taking the role of the straight man with his subdued, good-natured personality.


Will Turner grew up believing his father to be a merchant seaman.


Elizabeth spots Will Turner clinging to a floating piece of a shipwreck.


Will Turner discovers a gold medallion around his neck, and hides it to prevent anyone from believing that Will is a pirate.


Will Turner is a blacksmith's apprentice in Port Royal.


Will Turner has developed into a master craftsman of fine swords, although his often-drunk master usually claims credit for Will Turner's exquisite workmanship.


When Jack Sparrow attempts to evade arrest, Will Turner engages him in a duel.


Will Turner learns that when First Mate Barbossa and the crew mutinied and marooned Sparrow, only Bootstrap defended him.


Unbeknownst to Will Turner, Sparrow intends to use him to bargain back the Black Pearl.


When Will Turner learns his role in lifting the curse, he barters himself to Barbossa to free Elizabeth and the crew.


At Sparrow's execution in Port Royal, Will Turner declares his love for Elizabeth before attempting to rescue Sparrow from the gallows.


Elizabeth intervenes and saves Will Turner by declaring her love for him and vouching for Sparrow.


Will Turner is pardoned, while Sparrow escapes by falling off the rampart and into the bay where the Black Pearl awaits.


Will Turner finds the crew captive on Pelegosto, a cannibal-inhabited island.


The crew searches for Jones, and Will Turner soon finds himself stranded on a wrecked vessel that Jack claimed was Jones' ghost ship, the Flying Dutchman.


Will Turner survives and stows back aboard the Dutchman, now headed for Isla Cruces where the Dead Man's Chest containing Jones' heart is buried.


On Isla Cruces, Will Turner is reunited with Elizabeth, who has escaped jail and joined Jack Sparrow's crew.


Will Turner leads the crew in temporarily fending it off, gaining enough time to abandon ship.


Gibbs proposes a toast to their fallen captain, to which Will Turner glumly raises his mug.


Will Turner is next seen in Singapore with Elizabeth, Barbossa, Tia Dalma, and the Black Pearl crew.


Will Turner had already attempted to steal the charts, but was captured.


Ostensibly, the group's mission is to rescue Jack Sparrow from the Locker, but, like the others, Will Turner has a secret motive: to retrieve the Black Pearl and free his father from Davy Jones.


Will Turner tells her their relationship will not endure if they lack trust in one another and make their choices alone.


Elizabeth is stunned that Will Turner betrayed Jack Sparrow to achieve his goal.


Will Turner is exchanged for Jack during parley with Beckett and Davy Jones.


When Barbossa releases Calypso from her human form, Will Turner tells her that Davy Jones betrayed her to the First Brethren Court.


Will Turner is a psychopomp, bound to ferrying souls of those who died at sea to the next world.


Will Turner is allowed one day ashore before beginning his ten-year duty aboard the Dutchman.


Will Turner spends his one day with Elizabeth on an island where they consummate their marriage.


At the start of the film, Henry Turner deliberately attempts to drown himself to lure in the Dutchman, believing that he has found a way to cure his father of his curse, but Will rejects this idea, certain that there is no way to free him from his duty, asking Henry to forget him.


Will Turner then awakens and, assuming that he was simply dreaming, goes back to sleep, not seeing a puddle of water and barnacles on the floor.


Will Turner appears in the video game Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and in Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game as a playable character in both games and was again voiced by Crispin Freeman.


Will Turner appears in the game Pirates of the Caribbean Online game as the character who gives the player their first sword.


Will Turner appears as a playable character in the video game Disney Magic Kingdoms.


Actor Orlando Bloom, who took the role of Will Turner after playing Legolas in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, stated that he read the script after Geoffrey Rush, whom he was working with on Ned Kelly, suggested it to him.