Esin Varan

Esin Varan

A Turkish Television and stage actress. Esin was born in a small city Artvin in Turkey, but raised on Istanbul. A young woman has successfully received her Bachelor’s Degree and moved to New York to study acting. Having successfully graduated from American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she became a member of the NY Academy Theatre Company. Esin Varan is famous for her roles in Lady Torrance and Thrill of Love. For the time being Esin works for a play Fairy Cakes directed by Beane. This is a Robbery, Professor Kemal, The Money of the Man, Babylon Fields, The Last Apartment are just a few movies you can glance Esin. Esin Varan does not come from the rich family, however, her story is a good example of how one should follow a dream to reach the peak.

Cengiz Kucukayvaz

Cengiz Kucukayvaz

A Turkish actor who usually appears in comedic roles. If you like comedies, you will surely like Cengiz. Humorous and funny, they say he did not even have to graduate from Dokuz Eylui Universty’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Cengiz Kucukayvaz started his professional acting career at the Tuncay Ozinel Theatre in Turkey. Nowadays he remains in Turkey, even though sometimes you can meet him in theaters abroad. Cengiz is not only a gifted actor, but he also is a successful entrepreneur: in 2008 he founded Cengiz Kucukayvaz Theatre named after himself. The actor claims he had some disputes with different theaters: some of them did not provide enough job, some of them neglected his ideas and view for acting.

Erdal Besikcioglu

Erdal Besikcioglu

A Turkish actor who was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1970. A young boy Erdal attended Izmir Private Turkish College and Acting High School. Erdal always participated in different workshops with William Gaskill and other actors. It is no secret many successful people start working before they even turn 20 and Erdal Besikcioglu is not an exception. Being a one-month-and-I-will-finally-graduate student, he was working in several state theaters. In addition, he acted in many films including, for instance, Barda and Vali. Bal and Golden Orange for Best Actor are probably the most notable awards Erdal received in his honor. As well as Cengiz Kucukayvaz, he started up his own theaters located in Ankara and Istanbul. Nowadays Erdal can be met in different movies and theaters all over the world as he tours with his masterpieces.

Songul Oden

Songul Oden

A famous Turkish actress. In comparison with other Turkish actresses and actors, she has Zaza descent. Songul has been acting since the late 1990s. As for films and shows that brought her popularity, Songul Oden acted in Ferhunde Hanumlar, Havada Bulut, Vazgec Gonlum between 2008 and 2010. Her first-ever movie performance was released in 2009 and it was ‘Aci Ask’ film or ‘Bitter love’ in English. After a short break in the end of 2010, she returned to television in 2011 in the popular Turkish TV series Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari.

Meryem Uzerli

Meryem Uzerli

A Turkish actress and model who became popular by playing Hurrem Sultan in the Muhtesem Yuzyil, Turkish TV series. After getting prominence, she was honored with critical acclaim and many awards including Golden Butterfly Award. Born and raised in Turkey, Meryem was always in daydreams thinking about her acting career. Her debut was in 2010 and in the same year she was chosen by Meral Okay for her first leading role in the famous Turkish TV series Muhtesem Yuzyul. Meryem Uzerli is not only a successful and famous actress, but she has also appeared in many advertising films and presented numerous fashion and jewelry brands. In 2012 she was voted as the Woman of the Year by GQ Turkey. During the last months of 2014, she presented her return after a one-year break. To mark actress’s return, Louis Vuitton and the world-famous magazine Elle(its Turkish version) dedicated 10+ page article with her photos at historic German landmarks. So it is hard to overrate the popularity of Meryem Uzerli nowadays.

Aylin Aslim

Aylin Aslim

A Turkish actress and singer. Aylin was not born in Turkey: her parents moved to Germany because of work, but the family moved back when she was only one year old. In our times Aylin is mostly famous for her film works, however, she started her career through singing in several rock bands in Istanbul. Her debut was in the early 2000s with her first music single Gelgit. As for her career in films, Aylin Aslim appeared in Selen (Turkish TV series), Sarki Soyleyen Kadinlar and Adana Isi between 2012 and 2015.