by pinartasci93 | created - 25 Aug 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

1. Edward Norton

Actor | American History X

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

2. Brad Pitt

Actor | Twelve Monkeys

An actor and producer known as much for his versatility as he is for his handsome face, Golden Globe-winner Brad Pitt's most widely recognized role may be Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999). However, his portrayals of Billy Beane in Moneyball (2011), and Rusty Ryan in the remake of Ocean's Eleven (...

3. Cate Blanchett

Actress | Carol

Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and a younger sister. When she was ten ...

4. Meryl Streep

Actress | Out of Africa

Considered by many critics to be the greatest living actress, Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 21 times, and has won it three times. Meryl was born Mary Louise Streep in 1949 in Summit, New Jersey, to Mary Wolf (Wilkinson), a commercial artist, and Harry William ...

5. Kate Winslet

Actress | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

6. Kevin Spacey

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in...

7. Robert De Niro

Actor | Raging Bull

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is English, Dutch, German, French and Irish. He was trained at...

8. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

9. Jack Nicholson

Actor | Chinatown

Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee. Nicholson is also notable for being one of two actors - the other being Michael Caine - who have received Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the...

10. Woody Allen

Writer | Manhattan

Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...

11. Serkan Keskin

Actor | Itirazim Var

Keskin started his acting journey when he enrolled for theater classes in 1997, at the 'City of Izmit Theater Company', which was founded under Isil Kasapoglu's leadership. Alongside his studies as an actor, Keskin took on various roles in plays produced by the 'City of Izmit Theater Company', ...

12. Onur Ünlü

Director | Itirazim Var

Onur Ünlü is a Turkish film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He was born in Izmit, Turkey in 1973. He studied Communication Arts in Anadolu University. He gained a Master's degree on Communication Studies from Marmara University. He is a poet and a musician at the same time. All of his ...

13. Kemal Sunal

Actor | Tosun Pasa

Born in 1944 Istanbul, Turkey. Graduated from Vefa High School, Fatih, Istanbul. Sunal acted in many popular films, although he began his artistic career in the theater. His first play was called, "Unwilling Doctor" and he later worked at the Devekusu Kabare Theatre with Ulvi Uraz. Although Sunal ...

14. Tarik Akan

Actor | Üçüncü göz

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 ...

15. Okan Bayülgen

Actor | A Life Lost in Colours

Okan Bayülgen was born on March 23rd, 1964 in Istanbul, Turkey, as the son of a lawyer father and a painter mother. After graduation from the Galatasaray High School, which is one of the most renowned and influential high schools in Turkey, he moved to France to study photography. At the Tours ...

16. Ozan Güven

Actor | G.O.R.A.

He was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1975. He went to Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Fine Arts, Modern Dance Department. He has a son named Ali Ates. He acted as an actor in many TV and movie projects; performed as the face of many national and international brands.

His major roles are Ikinci ...

17. 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 ...

18. Sener Sen

Actor | Eskiya

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 ...

19. Müjde Ar

Actress | Aaahh Belinda

Müjde Ar (born Kâmile Suat Ebrem, 21 June 1954 in Istanbul) is a Turkish film actress.

She is the oldest daughter of the dramaturge and song writer Aysel Gürel. She left school at the age of 20, while she was doing a German Language and Literature M.A. at the Istanbul University. At the age of 21, ...

20. Zuhal Olcay

Actress | Hiçbiryerde

She trained at The State Conservatory in Turkey and worked at The Turkish State Theater until she formed her own theater company in 1999. In 1989 she played "Evita" in the world famous musical. Since then she appeared in many stage productions, made nearly 20 films in Turkey playing the lead and ...

21. Beren Saat

Actress | Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?

Beren Saat (born on 26 February 1984) is a Turkish actress, best known for her leading roles as Yasemin Unsal in the ATV series Hatirla Sevgili (2006-2008), as Bihter Yöreoglu Ziyagil in the Kanal D series Ask-i Memnu (2008-2010), as Fatmagül Ketenci Ilgaz in Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? (2010-2012), and ...

22. Kivanç Tatlitug

Actor | Kelebegin Rüyasi

His mother is from Edirne, Turkey. His paternal family is Yugoslavia immigrants. His paternal grandfather is Albanian from Pristina. His paternal grandmother is Bosnian from Sarajevo. His professional career started with modeling in 2002. After modeling career, his acting career began with the TV ...

23. Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Actress | Unutursam Fisilda

Born 17 August, 1989 in Istanbul, Farah moved to the UK when she was 15 years old. She has Bosnian, Macedonian, Crimean and Iraqi ancestry. She graduated from University of Kent, Drama & French Studies Department. She started her career in record-breaking Turkish TV series, 'Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki...

24. Mete Horozoglu

Actor | Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun

Mete Horozoglu was born on October 11, 1975 in Ankara, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun (2009), Takim: Vatan sana canim feda (2011) and Kayip (2013).

25. Demet Akbag

Actress | Kis Uykusu

After graduated from Istanbul University theater department conservatory of municipality, she acted as a Professional actress at Gonul Ulku-Gazanfer Ozcan theater. In 1987 she was selected the TV star of the year by MGD. In 1993 at Antalya Film Festival she achieved the Altin Portakal reward by her...

26. Cem Davran

Actor | Kahpe Bizans

Cem Davran was born in March 3, 1964 in Kasimpasa, Isanbul. He is the son of theatre actor Mehmet Davran. Cem Davran started his acting life in 1976 with Turkbank Children Theatre. In 1977, he started to work at Istanbul City Theatre as a child actor and promoted as a professional actor in 1980. ...

27. Derya Alabora

Actress | Masumiyet

Derya Alabora was born on August 19, 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Masumiyet (1997), Iz (1994) and A Most Wanted Man (2014). She has been married to Ugur Yücel since 1983. They have one child.

28. Erdem Akakçe

Actor | Karanliktakiler

Erdem Akakçe was born on January 1, 1976 in Konya, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Karanliktakiler (2009), Ya Sonra? (2011) and Anlat Istanbul (2005).

29. Zafer Algöz

Actor | A.R.O.G

Starting his education at Bursa State Theater in 1975, Algöz graduated from Ankara State Conservatory in Theater Department in 1985. He started his acting career on stage, and for a long time he was an official member of the State Theater Association of Istanbul. His acting career in theater led ...

30. Robin Williams

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...

31. Öner Erkan

Actor | Bornova Bornova

Öner Erkan (born in Izmir) is a Turkish actor. Öner Erkan began acting at the age of 15 and graduated from Department of Theatre, Dokuz Eylül University. Between 2003 and 2004, he acted in various plays by Istanbul City Theatre. He was cast in Avrupa Yakasi and later in comedy series Iki Aile as ...

32. Ali Atay

Director | Limonata

Dursun Ali Atay is a Turkish actor who graduated from Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory theater field in 1999. After graduation, he founded Krek Theatre Company with his college friend Berkun Oya. He performed in many of their own plays. He also acted at a tv-series called 'Sapkadan Babam ...

33. 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 ...

34. Nubar Terziyan

Actor | Yalanci Yarim

Nubar Terziyan was born in 1909 in Istanbul, Turkey as Nubar Alyanak. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Yalanci Yarim (1973), Ah Nerede (1975) and Karateci Kiz (1974). He died on January 14, 1994 in Istanbul.

35. Burçin Terzioglu

Actress | Poyraz Karayel

Burcin Terzioglu is a Turkish actress. Being raised in a family working in cinema, she started her career as a child-actor at a very young age, and later furthered and completed her education at the M.G.S.M. Actor Studio. Terzioglu has successfully portrayed various roles in many Turkish TV shows ...

36. Erkan Can

Actor | Gemide

Erkan Can was born on January 1, 1958 in Bursa, Turkey. He is an actor and producer, known for Gemide (1998), Takva (2006) and Vizontele (2001).

37. Altan Erkekli

Actor | Vizontele

Altan Erkekli was born in 1955 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Vizontele (2001), Kurtulus (1994) and Bozkir (2018).

38. Özgü Namal

Actress | Beynelmilel

Ozgu Namal was born in Istanbul in 1978. Her maternal family is Turkish immigrant from Thessaloniki, Greece. Her paternal family is Turkish immigrant from Macedonia. At the age of 14 she was already on the theater stage. In 1996 she graduated from Uskudar Cumhuriyet High School. In 1998 she was ...

39. Mehmet Günsür

Actor | Hamam

Mehmet Günsür was born on May 8, 1975 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor and producer, known for Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), Ask Tesadüfleri Sever (2011) and Muhtesem Yüzyil (2011). He has been married to Caterina Mongiò since July 17, 2006. They have two children.

40. Çetin Tekindor

Actor | Babam ve Oglum

Çetin Tekindor is considered to be one of Turkey's best actors and most respected artists today. He was born in Sivas, Turkey in 1945. He graduated from Ankara State Conservatory in 1970, and his stage career started with the play "Murat IV". He is one of the most impressive performers in Turkish ...

41. Nejat Isler

Actor | Yumurta

Nejat Isler was born on February 29, 1972 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Yumurta (2007), Kis Uykusu (2014) and Mustafa Hakkinda Hersey (2004).

42. Güven Kiraç

Actor | Gegen die Wand

Güven Kiraç was born in 1968 in Turkey. He is an actor and producer, known for Head-On (2004), Salkim Hanim'in Taneleri (1999) and Sinav (2006).

43. Umut Kurt

Actor | Kavsak

Umut Kurt is an actor and writer, known for Kavsak (2010), Beynelmilel (2006) and Labirent (2011).

44. Burcu Altin

Actress | Rina

Burcu Altin is an actress, known for Rina (2010), Tozkoparan (2018) and Dügüm Salonu (2018). She has been married to Dogan Akdogan since 2015.

45. Mazhar Alanson

Soundtrack | Her Sey Çok Güzel Olacak

Mahmut Mazhar Alanson (born February 13, 1950) is a Turkish musician, guitarist, member of the popular Turkish pop music band MFÖ, and an actor.

He was born on February 13, 1950 to a family of musicians in Ankara, Turkey, where his father was the head trumpeter in the State Philharmonic Orchestra. ...

46. Cem Yilmaz

Actor | G.O.R.A.

While studying at the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management of Bogazici University, he started drawing comics for the Turkish humor magazine Leman. In August 1995 he did his first stand-up comedy show in "Leman Culture Center" performing with no serious career intentions as a comedian. However...

47. Özkan Ugur

Actor | G.O.R.A.

Raif Özkan Ugur (born October 17, 1953 in Istanbul) is a Turkish pop musician, member of the renowned band Mazhar-Fuat-Özkan and an actor.

He was born as the 5th child of his family. He graduated Resat Nuri Güntekin Primary School where he met and started playing mandolin. Afterwards, while he was ...

48. Ferhan Sensoy

Actor | Kösedönücü

Ferhan Sensoy was born on February 26, 1951 in Çarsamba, Samsun, Turkey. He is an actor and writer, known for Kösedönücü (1985), Pardon (2005) and Bosgezen ve kalfasi (1995).

49. Gülse Birsel

Actress | Avrupa Yakasi

Born in Istanbul in 1971, Birsel graduated from Bogazici University's Economics Division in 1994 and Columbia University's MFA program in Film Division in 1996. She began her career as a journalist then became the writer and the presenter of the TV show "gag". Afterwards she wrote and played the ...

50. Cengiz Bozkurt

Actor | Taken 2

Cengiz Bozkurt was born on December 24, 1965 in Turkey. He is an actor, known for Taken 2 (2012), Pek Yakinda (2014) and Kavsak (2010).

51. Bülent Sakrak

Actor | Eyyvah Eyvah

Bülent Sakrak was born on August 26, 1977 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Eyyvah Eyvah (2010), Kurtlar Vadisi: Pusu (2007) and Muro: Nalet Olsun Içimdeki Insan Sevgisine (2008).

52. Halit Akçatepe

Actor | Hababam Sinifi Üç Buçuk

Halit Akcatepe was a Turkish actor. Akcatepe was born in Üsküdar in 1938, the son of Sitki Akcatepe. In 1943, he made his debut in the film "Dertli Pinar" at the age of 5 and made more appearances in other films in some child roles. Akcatepe completed his studies in Saint Benoit French High School....

53. Adile Nasit

Actress | Iste hayat

Adile Nasit was born on June 17, 1930 in Istanbul, Turkey as Adile Nasit Özcan. She was an actress, known for Iste hayat (1975), Kibar Feyzo (1978) and Mavi Boncuk (1974). She was married to Cemal Ince and Ziya Keskiner. She died on December 11, 1987 in Istanbul.

54. Ahmet Rifat Sungar

Actor | Üç Maymun

Ahmet Rifat Sungar was born on July 9, 1983, in Istanbul, Turkey. He has Albanian and Russian ancestry. After graduating from Istanbul Conservatory, one of the top acting schools in Turkey, he started his career in Three Monkeys (2008) by the Palme D'Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan. The film received ...

55. Demet Evgar

Actress | Vay Arkadas

Demet Evgar is a Turkish theater, TV, and cinema actress. Born in Manisa, Turkey, on May 19th, 1980, Demet Evgar started acting at the age of 17 with the amateur theatre group, 'Afsem Theatre'. Her first ever stage appearance was in the Ray Cooney play: 'It runs in the Family'. While studying at ...



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