My Fave Turkish Actors

by H-H-Mirza | created - 28 Mar 2011 | updated - 17 Aug 2011 | Public

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1. Tarik Akan

Actor | Pehlivan

Tarik Akan's real name is Tarik Üregül and he was born in Istanbul in 1949 and grew up in the other parts of Turkey because of his father's job. His father was a colonel. Before he started his acting career he worked as a lifeguard on the beaches, rented boats to people... He also went on going to ...

2. Sarp Akkaya

Actor | Pek Yakinda

Sarp Akkaya is a Turkish film, television and theatre actor, born on 13 May, 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey. He began acting at the age of twelve along with his twin brother Kaya Akkaya. Their older sister Esra Akkaya is also an actress. Their AKKAdemi theatre opened in 2010. Sarp Akkaya and Kaya Akkaya ...

3. Ilker Aksum

Actor | Yedinci Kogustaki Mucize

Ilker Aksum is a Turkish film and television actor, born on 23 May, 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is well known for his role in the film "Yabanci Damat" (2004), "Our Grand Despair" (2011), "Kucuk Kiyamet" (2006) and "Vavien" (2009).

Ilker Aksum did his schooling at Etimesgut Seker Elementary School. ...

4. Recep Aktug

Actor | Fetih 1453

Recep Aktug was born on May 13, 1964. He was an actor, known for Conquest 1453 (2012), The Valley of the Wolves (2003) and Forbidden Love (2008). He died on January 14, 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey.

5. Mehmet Aslantug

Actor | Yalanci

Mehmet Aslantug was born on September 25, 1961 in Samsun, Turkey. He is an actor and director, known for The Liar (1994), Askin ikinci yarisi (2010) and Bir Istanbul masali (2003). He has been married to Arzum Onan since August 1, 1996. They have one child.

6. Onur Bayraktar

Actor | Sessiz firtina

Onur Bayraktar was an actor, known for Sessiz firtina (2007), Kapaliçarsi (2009) and Z (2008). He died on November 26, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey.

7. Ufuk Bayraktar

Actor | Kümes

Ufuk Bayraktar was born in 12.09.1981 in Istanbul. Right after his high school graduation, he started running the coffee shop which belongs to his father, at the province of Cihangir Firuzaga. He met with director Zeki Demirkubuz there and he started acting. He has been an actor since 2005. "Kümes"...

8. Renan Bilek

Actor | Cep Herkülü: Naim Süleymanoglu

Renan Bilek is known for his work on Pocket Hercules: Naim Süleymanoglu (2019), Yesil Deniz (2014) and Içimizden Biri (2021).

9. Haluk Bilginer

Actor | Kis Uykusu

Haluk Bilginer is a Turkish actor. In addition to his acting career in Turkey, he has also worked in the United Kingdom and remains known for his role as Mehmet Osman in the television soap opera EastEnders (1985) during the 1980s. He has also starred in Hollywood movies as a minor actor. He played...

10. Yetkin Dikinciler

Actor | Mavi Gözlü Dev

Yetkin Dikinciler was born on August 15, 1969 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Mavi Gözlü Dev (2007), My Father and My Son (2005) and Usta (2009). He was previously married to Esra Akkaya.

11. Köksal Engür

Actor | Leyla ile Mecnun

Köksal Engür was born on January 1, 1947 in Kars, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Leyla and Mecnun (2011), Vizontele (2001) and Sen Kimsin? (2012).

12. Timuçin Esen

Actor | Müslüm

Timuçin Esen (born 14 August 1973) is a Turkish actor.

Timuçin Esen was born on 14 August 1973 in Adana to lawyer parents. After studying at TED Ankara College, he went to study theatre at Ankara University state conservatory and ultimately graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts. He then...

13. Baris Falay

Actor | Ezel

Baris Falay was born on April 9, 1972 in Edremit, Balikesir, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Ezel (2009), Medcezir (2013) and Kuzenlerim (2002). He has been married to Esra Ronabar since July 7, 2006. They have one child.

14. Mert Firat

Actor | Baska Dilde Ask

Firat is of Turkish, Circassian and Arab descent. His father is singer Nihat Firat. After finishing high school, he studied radio and television broadcasting in Sweden. He then returned to Ankara and took acting classes in Ankara University. Firat graduated from the theatre department of Ankara ...

15. Cahit Gök

Actor | Av Mevsimi

Cahit Gök is an actor, known for Hunting Season (2010), Coming Soon (2014) and Ezel (2009).

16. Engin Hepileri

Actor | Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun

He was born in Istanbul (1978). Her graduated from Istanbul University State Conservatory-Departmant Theatre in 2002. He got his Master Degree in 2005. Between 1998-2012 he performed with Kenter Theater in the plays respectively, "Marti", "Nükte", "Hep Ask Vardi", "Çözüm", "Sirça Kümes", "Ask ...

17. Kenan Imirzalioglu

Actor | Cingöz Recai

Kenan Imirzalioglu was born in Ankara at June 17th, 1974. Imirzalioglu finished elementary school in Ankara, when he was 12. He went to middle school and high school at Ankara. Then he moved to Istanbul for his University education. He graduated from Yildiz Technical University. He has a Bachelor ...

18. Aras Bulut Iynemli

Actor | Çukur

Aras Bulut Iynemli is a Turkish actor. Iynemli has won numerous accolades for his acting since the beginning of his career. He is best known for his performances in the television series Oyle Bir Gecer Zaman ki (English: As Time Goes by), Muhtesem Yuzyil (English: Magnificent Century), Maral, ...

19. Emre Karayel

Actor | El Degmemis Ask

Emre Karayel was born on October 18, 1972 in Adana, Turkey. He is an actor, known for A Chaster Marriage (2016), 1 Kadin 1 Erkek (2008) and 1 Erkek 1 Kadin 2 Cocuk (2014).

20. Riza Kocaoglu

Actor | Çukur

Riza Kocaoglu (born March 19, 1979) is a Turkish actor. Born and raised in Izmir. His family is Turkish origin who immigrated from Thessaloniki and part of his family is from Erivan, Kars. Her sister is actress, Gözde Kocaoglu. He is a graduate of the theater department at Dokuz Eylül University ...

21. Gökhan Mumcu

Actor | Miras

Gökhan Mumcu is known for his work on Miras (2008), Hemen Döneriz (2019) and Kaos örümcek agi (2012).

22. Münir Özkul

Actor | Hababam Sinifi Tatilde

He was born and grew up in Istanbul. He started his career at Bakirkoy Community Center Theatre. Later he worked at Ankara State Theatre, Istanbul State Theatre and Istanbul City Theatre. He also worked in small play houses with today's famous actors and actresses. He made his place in the theatre ...

23. Yigit Özsener

Actor | Ezel

Yigit Özsener is a Turkish actor of screen and stage, born in Izmir, April 6, 1972. He completed his undergraduate studies in BS in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering at Yildiz Technical University and his MBA at Koc University, Istanbul. His acting career started on theatre stage when ...

24. Ugur Polat

Actor | Sis ve Gece

Ugur Polat was born on August 7, 1956 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Sis ve Gece (2007), Bütün kapilar kapaliydi (1990) and Salkim Hanim'in Taneleri (1999).

25. Sener Sen

Actor | Kabadayi

Early in his career, he mainly acted in comedy movies with Kemal Sunal such as "Hababam Sinifi", "Tosun Pasa", "Davaro" etc. Later, he had roles in movies criticizing Turkish society for its moral weaknesses as in "Milyarder", " Çiplak Vatandas" and the ones that reflected the contemporary social ...

26. Olgun Simsek

Actor | Yazi Tura

Olgun Simsek (born 1971), Turkish actor

Olgun Simsek was born in the village of Yenice in Büyükorhan, Bursa. His father was a primary school teacher and his mother was a housewife. He graduated in theatre from the Istanbul University State Conservatory and began acting professionally in 1993.

Simsek ...

27. Tolga Tekin

Actor | Kelebekler

Tolga Tekin was born on March 19, 1973 in Ankara, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Butterflies (2018), Rüzgarda salinan nilüfer (2016) and Behzat Ç. Ankara Yaniyor (2013). He was previously married to Zeynep Koltuk.

28. Okan Yalabik

Actor | Av Mevsimi

Okan Yalabik (born 13 December 1978) is a Turkish actor. He graduated theater at the State Conservatoire of Istanbul University. He has appeared in more than twenty films since 2001. He has been featured in plays, films and television serials for many years. He is acting in a play from his own ...

29. Ugur Yücel

Director | Yazi Tura

Ugur Yücel studied acting at the Istanbul conservatory and launched a career of one-man shows in 1977. Six years later, he began acting in feature films, and he made his own directorial debut with a short film in 1987. He projected it in silence on a big screen and accompanied it himself with ...



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