Birth Place Matching "Istanbul, Turkey" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tchéky Karyo

Actor | Nikita

Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Tcheky Karyo grew up in Paris. He studied drama at the Cyrano Theatre and became a member of the Daniel Sorano Company, where he played numerous classical roles. He next joined the National Theatre of Strasbourg, where he starred in contemporary theatre as well as in such ...

2. Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Actress | Kelebegin Rüyasi

Born in 1989, Farah Zeynep Abdullah is graduated from Kent University Drama & French Language Department in 2013. During her education she has to suspend study for 2 years as she was chosen to a Turkish TV drama's cast ( Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki). Farah Zeynep Abdullah's leading role "Aylin" was the...

3. Elia Kazan

Director | On the Waterfront

Known for his creative stage direction, Elia Kazan was born Elias Kazantzoglou on September 7, 1909 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey). Noted for drawing out the best dramatic performances from his actors, he directed 21 actors to Oscar nominations, resulting in nine wins. He ...

4. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Director | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born on January 26, 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is a director and writer, known for Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011), Kis Uykusu (2014) and Three Monkeys (2008). He is married to Ebru Ceylan.

5. Halit Ergenç

Actor | Babam ve Oglum

Halit Ergenç was born on April 30, 1970 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Babam ve Oglum (2005), Aci Ask (2009) and Aliye (2004). He has been married to Bergüzar Korel since August 7, 2009. They have one child.

6. Burak Özçivit

Actor | Çalikusu

Burak Ozcivit was born in Istanbul on December 24, 1984. He has a BA degree and he is graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts. In 2003, he was elected the Top Model of Turkey and he began working with Model Agencies. In 2005, he was chosen the second best model of the world and he ...

7. Saadet Aksoy

Actress | Yumurta

Saadet Aksoy is a Turkish born actress speaking fluent English, basic French and Italian. She studied English Language and Literature at Bogazici University in Istanbul and started taking film and acting classes while working on short films, taking parts in stage productions, commercials and TV ...

8. Aras Bulut Iynemli

Actor | Çukur

He was born in Istanbul. He continues his education at Istanbul Technical University Department of Airplane Engineering.

His first TV Series was "Oyle Bir Gecer Zaman ki" directed by Mehmet Ada Öztekin. After his success in this series, he shot his first movie "Mahmut ile Meryem" directed by Mehmet ...

9. 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...

10. Tuba Büyüküstün

Actress | Kara Para Ask

Born on July 5 in Istanbul, Tuba majored in Costume & Design at the Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts from where she graduated in the year of 2004. This year also brought along her first acting gig as she starred in the successful TV show, 'Cemberimde Gül Oya', portraying the character of '...

11. Bergüzar Korel

Actress | Karadayi

Berguzar Korel, born in 1982 in Istanbul, graduated from the Theatre Department of Mimar Sinan State Conservatory. She acted in many plays and short films during her school life including the play Kuvayi Milliye at State Theatre. She went on to act in high profile projects, namely "1001 Nights", "...

12. 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 Katerina Mongio since July 12, 2006. They have two children.

13. Damla Sönmez

Actress | Across the Sea

Damla Sonmez was born in Istanbul, Turkey. Her native language is Turkish and is fluent in English and French. Cinema has been her greatest passion since she was child.

She is an award-winning actor of international distinction. She received several nominations for her performance in Bornova Bornova...

14. Melisa Sözen

Actress | Kis Uykusu

Melisa Sozen was born on July 6, 1985. She is an actress, known for The Palme d'Or-awarded movie Kis Uykusu (Winter Sleep), Av Mevsimi, Bir Varmis Bir Yokmus and for TV serial Muhtesem Yuzyil, Bicaksirti. She is also an awarded theatre actress.

Melisa Sozen graduated from Pera High School of Fine ...

15. 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).

16. 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 ...

17. Kerem Bürsin

Actor | Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek

Kerem Bursin was born on June 4th, 1987, in Istanbul, Turkey. Bursin spent his childhood on the move and was raised internationally living in 7 different countries. After years of living an expat life him and his family settled in Sugar Land, Texas. While in high school in Texas, he developed an ...

18. Birce Akalay

Actress | Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun

Birce Akalay was born in 1984 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Nefes: Vatan Sagolsun (2009), Son ders (2008) and Black and White Love (2017). She has been married to Sarp Levendoglu since August 1, 2014. She was previously married to Murat Ünalmis.

19. Ferzan Ozpetek

Writer | Le fate ignoranti

Ferzan Ozpetek was born on February 3, 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is a writer and assistant director, known for Le fate ignoranti (2001), Mine vaganti (2010) and Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997).

20. 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 ...

21. 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 ...

22. Özgü Namal

Actress | Mutluluk

Ozgu Namal was born in Istanbul in 1978. 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 admitted into the Theater Section of the Istanbul State Conservatory. During the conservatory years she took part professionally...

23. Burak Deniz

Actor | Ask Laftan Anlamaz

Burak Deniz was born on February 17, 1991 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Ask Laftan Anlamaz (2016), Tatli Küçük Yalancilar (2015) and Gecenin Kraliçesi (2016).

24. Ezgi Mola

Actress | Celal Tan ve Ailesinin Asiri Acikli Hikayesi

Ezgi Mola is a Turkish actress. While studying at Akademi Istanbul, she made her debut in Kartal Tibet's Karate Can. She studied at Müjdat Gezen Arts Centre for 4 years under Aydogan Temel and appeared first in his play Cürük Elma. In 2005, she joined BKM and appeared alongside Ugur Yucel in the ...

25. Öykü Karayel

Actress | Dust

She graduated from the High School for Girls Çemberlitas. After a short training at the Kenter Theater in 2007, she started studying at the Istanbul Univercities State Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. Still studying at the conservatory, she auditioned for a leading role at the Kenter Theater in 2011 ...

26. Gökçe Bahadir

Actress | Yaprak Dökümü

Gökçe Bahadir is a Turkish film and television actress. She is best known for her performance as Leyla Tekin in hit series Yaprak Dökümü based on classic novel of Resat Nuri Güntekin, as Yeliz in hit series "Hayat Bilgisi", Kayip Sehir, Ufak Tefek Cinayetler, Aramizda Kalsin, Adi Efsane, Dedemin ...

27. Nicholas Kadi

Actor | La guerre du feu

Nicholas, (birth name Nameer El-Kadi), is a classically trained New York stage actor. He first garnered attention in Hollywood as Gaw, one of the lead cavemen in Jean Jacques Annaud's prehistoric epic "Quest For Fire". He began his career with the New York Children's Theater. His stage credits ...

28. Alican Yücesoy

Actor | Son Osmanli Yandim Ali

Alican Yücesoy was born on October 22, 1982 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Son Osmanli Yandim Ali (2007), Subat (2012) and Dinle neyden (2008).

29. Burak Hakki

Actor | Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam'in Oglu

Burak Hakki was born on May 23, 1972 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam'in Oglu (2006), Semum (2008) and Kaybolan yillar (2006). He has been married to Sema Simsek since 2001.

30. Aslihan Gürbüz

Actress | Kor

Aslihan Gurbuz was born on February 16,1983 Istanbul, She graduated Selcuk University /Dilek Sabanci Conservatory/Theatre She is an actress, known for firstly (2009) Bir Bulut Olsam (Scriptwriter Meral OKAY), (2010) Yahsi Cazibe (She received Best Comedy Actress Awards for her performance in Yahsi ...

31. Sinem Kobal

Actress | Romantik Komedi

Sinem Kobal is a Turkish model and film actress.

She started her acting career in a sitcom, Dadi as Dilara Giritli. She has starred in many other films such as Okul, Ayakta Kal, Selena, Lise Defteri, Dunyayi Kurtaran Adam and Nefes Nefes'e. She will star in Romantik Komedi.

She has appeared in many ...

32. Ayça Aysin Turan

Actress | Hayal ve gerçek

Ayça Aysin Turan (born in Istanbul) is a Turkish actress. Her father from Tunisian descent. She continued her education in the Department of Radio, Cinema and Television in Istanbul University. She has studied acting at Gazanfer Özcan and Gönül Ülkü theater. Ayça Aysin Turan's acting coach is Ferit...

33. Firat Tanis

Actor | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Firat Tanis was born on May 5, 1975 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor and composer, known for Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011), Sir çocuklari (2002) and Dilber'in sekiz günü (2008).

34. Müjde Ar

Actress | Aaahh Belinda

Müjde Ar was born on June 21, 1954 in Istanbul, Turkey as Kamile Suat Ebrem. She is an actress and producer, known for Aaahh Belinda (1986), Adi Vasfiye (1985) and Yolcu (1994). She has been married to Ercan Karakas since May 13, 2005.

35. 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 ...

36. Ceren Moray

Actress | Kavak Yelleri

Ceren Moray is a Turkish actress. A few years after her birth, the famous actress who moved to Istanbul with her family began her theatrical education at a young age. She studied at Pera Fine Arts for a long time and earned the Haliç University Theater Department in 2005 and graduated from ...

37. Okan Yalabik

Actor | Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Okan Yalabik was born on December 13, 1978 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011), Hatirla Sevgili (2006) and Av Mevsimi (2010).

38. Tolgahan Sayisman

Actor | Yer Gök Ask

Tolgahan Sayisman was born on 17 December 1981, in Istanbul, Turkey. During high school years, Tolgahan was involved in sports such as football, basketball. Also, he won awards in some sportive area which are tennis and swimming. Moreover, he joined some school actives about music and acting. ...

39. Irem Altug

Actress | Direk ask

Irem Altug was born on September 15, 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress and writer, known for Direk ask (2011), The Pit (2017) and Vazgeç gönlüm (2007).

40. Sedef Avci

Actress | Romantik Komedi

Sedef Avci is a Turkish model and actress. She won Elite Model Look Turkey in 1997. She represented Turkey at Miss Universe contestant in 2001. She is married to model and actor Kivanç Kasabali. Sedef Avci, a graduate of Kocaeli University's Department of Labor Economics, was modeled on Gaye Sökmen...

41. Yavuz Turgul

Writer | Eskiya

Yavuz Turgul was born in Istanbul, 1946. He worked as journalist for many years. In 1976 he started to write scripts with the support of Ertem Egilmez. His first directing experience came with the movie Fahriye Abla, in 1984. He worked with famous Turkish actor Sener Sen in so many movies. Turgul ...

42. Yildiray Sahinler

Actor | Içerde

Yildiray Sahinler was born on February 7, 1966 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Içerde (2016), Gemide (1998) and Azize: Bir Laleli Hikayesi (1999).

43. Pinar Toprak

Music Department | Justice League

In 2010 she was on the Academy Awards shortlist for Best Original Score.

44. Ismail Hacioglu

Actor | Gökten 3 elma düstü

Ismail Hacioglu was born on November 30, 1985 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Gökten 3 elma düstü (2008), Karsilasma (2003) and Beyaz Gelincik (2005).

45. Gülse Birsel

Actress | Hirsiz Var!

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 ...

46. Türkan Soray

Actress | Vesikali Yarim

Türkan Soray (her last name begins S-cedilla) is one of four big female stars of the old Turkish cinema.

Türkan was born to a railway-officer father and a housewife mother. She started in Turkish cinema at the age of 15, when she accompanied to her friend, neighbor Emel Yildiz (also known as Panther ...

47. Zerrin Egeliler

Actress | Yüz karasi

Zerrin Egeliler was born on May 1, 1949 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Yüz karasi (1978), Babanin Evlatlari (1977) and Lekeli kadin (1979). She is married to Fahri Bahci. They have one child.

48. Yasmine Alice

Actress | Clapper Board

Yasmine Alice was born on August 18, 1989 in Istanbul, Turkey as Yasemin Iscan. She is an actress, known for Clapper Board (2017), Spring in Autumn (2018) and Prawn (2017).

49. Cengiz Coskun

Actor | Fetih 1453

Cengiz Coskun was born on April 29, 1982 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is an actor, known for Fetih 1453 (2012), Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014) and Dag (2012).

50. Murat Arkin

Actor | Dag II

Murat Arkin was born on May 4, 1975 in Istanbul, Turkey as Murat Cureklibatur. He is an actor, known for Dag II (2016), Börü (2018) and Panzehir (2014). He is married to Deniz Cureklibatur.


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