The Best Turkish Actresses

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1. Demet Evgar

Actress | Avlu

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 ...

2. Türkan Soray

Actress | Mahpus

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 ...

3. 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), Feyzo, the Polite One (1978) and The Chaos Class Is on Vacation (1977). She was married to Cemal Ince and Ziya Keskiner. She died on December 11, 1987 in Istanbul.

4. Nurgül Yesilçay

Actress | Auf der anderen Seite

Nurgül Yesilçay (born 26 March 1976) is a Turkish stage and film actress. Nurgül Yesilçay was born in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, in 1976. She studied drama at the State Conservatoire of Anadolu University in Eskisehir. Since her graduation, she has performed several major roles for the stage, ...

5. Aysen Gruda

Actress | Kagit

Aysen Gruda (born 22 August 1944 in Istanbul) is a Turkish actress and comedian. Aysen Gruda was born in Istanbul. Her sisters Ayben and Ayten would also go on to become actors. Aysen Gruda appeared in several musicals such as "Mum Söndü", "Deve Kusu Kabare", "Hababam Sinifi Müzikali", "Yedi Kocali...

6. 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...

7. Özgü Namal

Actress | Mutluluk

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 ...

8. Nurgül Yesilçay

Actress | Auf der anderen Seite

Nurgül Yesilçay (born 26 March 1976) is a Turkish stage and film actress. Nurgül Yesilçay was born in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, in 1976. She studied drama at the State Conservatoire of Anadolu University in Eskisehir. Since her graduation, she has performed several major roles for the stage, ...

9. Perran Kutman

Actress | Mavi Boncuk

Perran Kutman was born in 1949 as Perran Kanat. She is an actress, known for The Blue Bead (1974), Ne Olacak Simdi (1979) and Sorry for Leila (2000). She is married to Saritas Koral. She was previously married to Hüseyin Kutman.

10. Meltem Cumbul

Actress | Gegen die Wand

Meltem Cumbul's career consists of twenty-two feature films including Berlin's Golden Bear Winner "Head On" and "Lovelorn" which got her Best Actress Award from Palm Springs International Film Festival "Six Long Running TV Serials including the highest rated local drama to date "Yilan Hikayesi" and...

11. 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 '...

12. Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Actress | Bizim Için Sampiyon

Born 17 August 1989 in Istanbul, Farah moved to the UK at the age of 15. She has Bosnian, Macedonian, Crimean and Iraqi Turkmen ancestry. She studied French, Media, and Drama in Sixth Form in Maidenhead, Berkshire, where she received her first award for acting from Theresa May. Her first ...

13. Serif Sezer

Actress | Hamam

Serif Sezer was born in 1943. She is an actress, known for Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997), My Father and My Son (2005) and Everything About Mustafa (2004).

14. Gülsen Bubikoglu

Actress | Kurtar beni

Gülsen Bubikoglu is a Turkish actress, one of the leading ladies of Turkish cinema in the 1970s and into the early 1980s. She studied at Fatih Kiz Lisesi and was a fashion model for a time. Her first leading role was in Yaban in 1973. She and Tarik Akan formed one of the most recognized couples on ...

15. Melisa Sözen

Actress | Kis Uykusu

Melisa Sözen is a Turkish actress, best known for her performance in Palme D'or winning Winter Sleep (2014).

Starting her professional career at the very early age of 15, Sözen starred in many Turkish TV hits including The Magnificient Century (2011), Subat (2012) and 7YUZ (2017). Melisa attracted ...

16. 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", "...

17. Sibel Kekilli

Actress | Gegen die Wand

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in Fatih Akin's movie "Head On" she gained major public attention. The film won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2004 and her acting performance received several national and international prizes, among them the highly ...

18. Beren Saat

Actress | Ask-i Memnu

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 ...

19. Fatma Girik

Actress | Sürtügün Kizi

Fatma Girik was born on December 12, 1943 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress and producer, known for Sürtügün Kizi (1967), Ezo Gelin (1968) and Kesanli Ali's Epic (1964).

20. Neslihan Atagül

Actress | Kara Sevda

Neslihan Atagül was born 20 August 1992 in Istanbul,Turkey.She is a Turkish actress.She later rose to prominence by acting in the cinema movie ilk Ask (2006). Neslihan made her acting debut in the television series Yaprak Dökümü (2006-10) and later starred in the film Araf (2011). At the same year ...

21. Hale Soygazi

Actress | Bir Yudum Sevgi

Hale Soygazi was born on September 21, 1950 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Bir Yudum Sevgi (1984), The Foster Brothers (1976) and Maden (1978).

22. Hülya Koçyigit

Actress | Cemile

Hülya Koçyigit is a Turkish actress. A prominent female lead in the Turkish cinema, she received numerous awards at international film festivals, including the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival. Altogether, she has acted in some 180 films. Koçyigit's father is a Muhajir from Bulgaria. She grew up...

23. Meryem Uzerli

Actress | Muhtesem Yüzyil

Meryem Uzerli was born in Kassel, and has German-Turkish nationality. Her mother is German and her father is Turkish. Her great-grandmother is from Croatia. She embraces and unites both diverse cultures, demonstrated by her two residences - in Berlin and Istanbul. At just 17 years - and thus as the...

24. 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, ...

25. Fahriye Evcen Özçivit

Actress | Çalikusu

Fahriye Evcen is a German citizen, best known for her roles as Necla Tekin on the Yaprak Dökümü based on the novel by Resat Nuri Güntekin and as Feride in the TV series Çalikusu, based on the novel by Resat Nuri Güntekin. Fahriye studied sociology for one year in Germany. At age 19, she moved to ...

26. Serenay Sarikaya

Actress | Fi

Serenay Sarikaya was born 1 July 1991 in Ankara,Turkey.She is a Turkish actress and model. At the age 15, she participated in a beauty competition and received a special award from the jury.She later rose to prominence by acting in the cinema movie Plajda (2008). Serenay made her acting debut with ...

27. Ayça Aysin Turan

Actress | The Protector

Ayça Aysin Turan (born in Sinop) is a Turkish actress. She continued her education in the Department of Radio, Cinema and Television in Istanbul University. She was educated in Sinop Municipal Conservatory.

In 2011; she played "Gülfem" in "Dinle Sevgili" TV series.

The main output of the actress was ...

28. Berrak Tüzünataç

Actress | Organize Isler

Berrak Tüzünataç (born in Yalova) is a Turkish actress. Berrak Tüzünataç moved to Istanbul in 1995 with her family and attended Koç School. In 2004, she began studying Business Administration at Istanbul University. She worked as a presenter on Number One TV. She joined a model agency and took ...

29. Filiz Akin

Actress | Ankara ekspresi

She was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1943. After graduating from Ted Ankara College, she left university for a career in cinema. She was formerly married to producer / director 'Türker Inanoglu (I)' and they had one child - Ýlker.

30. Elçin Sangu

Actress | Kiralik Ask

She was born on 13th of August, 1985 in Izmir. She graduated from Mersin University Fine Arts Faculty - Opera Department.

She got her acting training for 2 years from Sahne Tozu Theater.

Her Tv debut was with the Tv series "Öyle Bir Gecer Zaman Ki". After that, she starred in the Tv series "Ask Kaç ...

31. 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 ...

32. Bensu Soral

Actress | Içerde

Bensu Soral is a Turkish actress. She studied at Inegöl Anatolian High School in Bursa. She is still studying graphic at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts. She started acting career by the support of her sister Hande Soral who is an actress. For the first time she appeared on television ...

33. Elçin Sangu

Actress | Kiralik Ask

She was born on 13th of August, 1985 in Izmir. She graduated from Mersin University Fine Arts Faculty - Opera Department.

She got her acting training for 2 years from Sahne Tozu Theater.

Her Tv debut was with the Tv series "Öyle Bir Gecer Zaman Ki". After that, she starred in the Tv series "Ask Kaç ...

34. Derya Alabora

Actress | Masumiyet

Derya Alabora was born on August 19, 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Innocence (1997), Pandora's Box (2008) and A Most Wanted Man (2014). She has been married to Ugur Yücel since 1983. They have one child.

35. Sanem Çelik

Actress | Filler ve Çimen

Sanem Çelik was born on May 18, 1975 in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Filler ve Çimen (2000), Yaban (1996) and Aliye (2004).

36. Cansu Dere

Actress | Sahsiyet

Cansu Dere born on October 14, 1980 in Ankara is a Turkish film and television actress, model, and beauty pageant runner-up. After graduation from the department of Archaeology at Istanbul University, she made her debut in TV and movies in the beginning of 2004. Between 2006-2008 she had a leading ...



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