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Yilmaz Güney (1937–1984)


Güney and his work were almost entirely unknown outside of his homeland Turkey until his 1981 escape from imprisonment in Turkey and his "discovery" the following year at the Cannes Film Festival for his autobiographical screenplay for Yol (1982), the festival's grand prize winner. Born in 1937 in a village near the southern city of Adana, Güney ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 47) in Paris, France

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Known For

Yol
Yol Writer
(1982)
Umut
Umut Cabbar
(1970)
Zavallilar
Zavallilar Abuzer
(1975)
Bir çirkin adam
(1969)

Filmography

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 1975 Zavallilar
Abuzer
 1974 Endise
Worker sitting front of the truck (uncredited)
 1974 Arkadas
Azem
 1972 Agit
Cobanoglu
 1972 Sahtekar
Bülent Akif
 1971 Aci
Cicek Ali
 1971 Baba
Cemal
 1971 Ibret
 1971 Kaçaklar
 1971 Silah ve namus
Ilyas
 1971 Umutsuzlar
Firat
 1971 Vurguncular
Cesi
 1971 Yarin son gundur
Mavi cocuk
 1970 Canli hedef
Asim Mavzer
 1970 Çifte yürekli
Ali
 1970 Onu allah affetsin
Osman
 1970 Piyade Osman
Osman
 1970 Seytan Kayalari
Ali
 1970 Yedi belalilar
Banos
 1970 Zeyno
Murat
 1970 Umut
Cabbar
 1969 Aç kurtlar
Serçe Memet
 1969 Belanin yedi türlüsü
Zaza Sehmuz
 1969 Bin defa ölürüm
Rifat
 1969 Bir çirkin adam
Bino
 1969 Güney ölüm saçiyor
Güney
 1969 Kan su gibi akacak
Ali
 1968 Aslan Bey
Aslan
 1968 Azrail benim
Büyük Örfi
 1968 Beyoglu canavari
Kadir
 1968 Can pazari
Ilyas
 1968 Kargaci Halil
Halil
 1968 Marmara Hasan
Marmara Hasan
 1968 Öldürmek hakkimdir
Nazif
 1968 Pire Nuri
Pire Nuri
 1967 Balatli Arif
Arif
 1967 Benim adim Kerim
Kerim
 1967 Büyük cellatlar
Samil
 1967 Kizilirmak-Karakoyun
Ali Haydar
 1967 Kozanoglu
Kozanoglu Hüseyin
 1967 Kuduz Recep
Recep
 1967 Kurbanlik Katil
Mustafa
 1967 Seytanin oglu
Kazým
 1966 Anasi yigit dogurmus
Kerimo
 1966 Arslanlarin dönüsü
Gökcen
 1966 At avrat silah
Yusufcuk
 1966 Bomba Kemal
Kemal
 1966 Esrefpasali
Kudret
 1966 Kibar haydut
 1966 Kovboy Ali
Ali
 1966 Law of the Border
Hidir
 1966 Silahlarin kanunu
Metin Demir
 1966 The Ugly King
Çirkin Kral
 1966 Tilki Selim
Tilki Selim
 1966 Yedi dagin aslani
Gökcen
 1966 Yigit yarali olur
Yusuf
 1965 Ben öldükçe yasarim
Ahmet
 1965 Davudo
Davudo
 1965 Gönül kusu
 1965 Haracima dokunma
Osman
 1965 Kahreden kursun
Metin
 1965 Kanli bugday
 1965 Kasimpasali
Recep
 1965 Kasimpasali Recep
Recep
 1965 Konyakçi
Konyakçi
 1965 Korkusuzlar
 1965 Krallar Krali
Murat
 1965 Sayili kabadayilar
Osman
 1965 Son of the Mountains
Ahmet
 1965 Torpido Yilmaz
Yilmaz
 1965 Üçünüzü de mihlarim
Yilmaz
 1965 Yarali kartal
 1964 Her gün ölmektense
Bekir
 1964 Kamali Zeybek
Kamali Zeybek
 1964 Kara Sahin
Sahin
 1964 Kocaoglan
Kemal
 1964 Koçero
Koçero
 1964 Mor defter
Suphi
 1964 On korkusuz adam
Konyakçi
 1964 Prangasiz mahkumlar
Yilmaz
 1963 Both Were Brave
Ali Duran
 1961 Tatli bela
 1959 Tütün zamani
Cemal
 1958 Alageyik
Halil
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "They Died With Their Heads Bowed"

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Yilmaz Guney | Yilmaz Pütün

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Has two daughters and one son. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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