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Selim Bayraktar

Selim Bayraktar Actor

Name: Selim Bayraktar
Birthdate: June 17, 1975
Birthplace: Kirkuk, Iraq
Height: 171 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Hacettepe University State Conservatory Theatre (Hacettepe Universitesi Devlet Konservatuari Tiyatro Bolumu)
Spouse: Bihter Bayraktar (m.2005)
Other: Selim Bayraktar is a son of a Turkish father who went to Iraq for working at an oil company and a Turkmen mother who was living in Kirkuk, Iraq. He stayed in Kirkuk, Iraq until he was 12 years old and migrated to Turkey with his family. He started to be interested in theatre while he was going to high school. He worked in Diyarbakir State Theatre and Antalya State Theatre. He became very popular with his role Sumbul Agha in a popular Turkish drama Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil).

Notable Works
2006 – 2007 Bridge (Kopru) (as Erdal)
2009 – 2010 Beyond the Clouds (Bir Bulut Olsam) (as Mahmut Pasa)
2009 – A Step into the Darkness (Buyuk Oyun) (Movie)
2011 – 2014 Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) (as Sumbul Aga)
2014 – Love Resembles You (Ask Sana Benzer) (as Aykut) (Movie)
2014 – Red (Kirmizi) (as Gokhan) (Movie)
2015 – Night of the June (Gecenin Kralicesi) (as Hakan)
2015 – The Jungle (Orman) (as Omar) (Short Movie)

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Melisa Sozen

Melisa Sozen Turkish Actress

Name: Melisa Sozen
Birthdate: July 6, 1985
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 169 cm (5′ 7″)
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Education: Pera High School of Fine Arts Theatre (Pera Guzel Sanatlar Lisesi Tiyatro Bolumu)
Spouse: Alican Yucesoy (m. 2013 – 2014)
Other: Melisa Sozen started her acting career when she was 14 years old with her role in a musical named Hurmuz With Seven Husbands (Yedi Kocali Hurmuz). She made her debut with her role in Turkish Movie Wish Me Luck (Bana Sans Dile). She became popular with her role in popular Turkish drama The Rose and The Thorn (Cemberimde Gul Oya). Melisa Sozen also presented The Woman Who Saves The World (Dunyayi Kurtaran Kadin) in 2008 which was an informative TV program about environment at TV channel NTV.

Notable Works
1997 – Father’s House (Baba Evi)
2000 – Love is a Beautiful Thing (Ask Guzel Seydir) (as Ayten) (Movie)
2001 – Wish Me Luck (Bana Sans Dile) (as Tuba) (Movie)
2001 – April Rain (Nisan Yagmuru) (as Nilufer)
2001 – New Life (Yeni Hayat) (as Ozgur)
2002 – Vine Mansion (Asmali Konak)
2002 – That is Inside (Icerideki) (as Zeynep / Cansu) (Movie)

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Berk Hakman

Berk Hakman Turkish Actor

Name: Berk Hakman
Birthdate: August 14, 1981
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 178 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Akdeniz University Tourism (Akdeniz Universitesi Turizm Isletmeciligi) (drop-out); Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory Theatre (Mimar Sinan Universitesi Devlet Konservatuari Tiyatro)
Other: Berk Hakman’s father is a dentist and singer Ataman Hakman. His parents are of Albanian descent. Berk Hakman has been playing guitar since he was 11 years old. While he was going to high school, he started to play keyboard instruments, trumpet and bass guitar.
Berk Hakman started his acting career with his role in a movie named School (Okul). Berk Hakman knows English and French.

Notable Works
2003 – School (Okul) (as Ersin) (Movie)
2005 – Broken Wings (Kirik Kanatlar) (as Hristo)
2005 – Dawn (Seher Vakti) (as Davut)
2006 – What is Fate? (Felek Ne Demek?) (as Seyda)
2006 – 2007 Past Times (Hatirla Sevgili) (as Deniz Karayel)
2006 – Janjan (as Janjan Sadik) (Movie)
2006 – Hidden Faces (Sakli Yuzler) (as Ismail) (Movie)
2009 – 2010 Es Es (as Tercan)

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Begum Birgoren

Begum Birgoren Turkish Actress

Name: Begum Birgoren
Birthdate: September 20, 1982
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 166 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Fenerbahce High School (Fenerbahce Lisesi); Bahcesehir University Communication Design (Bahcesehir Universitesi Gorsel Sanatlar ve Gorsel Iletisim Tasarimi)
Other: Begum Birgoren’s father is an economist and her mother is a teacher. Her mother is of Cherkes descent. Begum Birgoren started to attend to Mujdat Gezen Art Center seminars while she was 13 years old. She made her debut with her role Ayse at popular Turkish drama Broken Wings (Kirik Kanatlar). She became the lead actress with her role Melike at Turkish drama Dawn (Seher Vakti).

Notable Works
1997 – Besibiryerde
2003 – Battery Operated Doll (Pilli Bebek)
2004 – Elflock (Arapsaci)
2004 – Blue Necklace (Mavi Kolye) (as Nil)
2005 – Broken Wings (Kirik Kanatlar) (as Ayse)
2005 – Dawn (Seher Vakti) (as Melike)
2005 – Whatever You Wish (Sen Ne Dilersen) (as Eleni) (Movie)
2007 – 2008 Black Snake (Kara Yilan) (as Elvan)

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Selen Ozturk

Selen Ozturk Turkish Actress

Name: Selen Ozturk
Birthdate: July 23, 1980
Birthplace: Izmir, Turkey
Height: 170 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Hacettepe State Conservatory (Hacettepe Devlet Konservatuvari)
Other: Selen Ozturk’s mother is of Cyprus descent and her father comes from Usak, Turkey. After graduation, she moved to Istanbul and worked at various theatres such as Theatre Cat (Tiyatro Kedi), Theatre House of Game (Tiyatro Oyun) and Oyun Atolyesi. Selen Ozturk knows playing piano and guitar. She made her debut with Gulfem role in a popular Turkish drama Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil).

Notable Works
2002 – Their Love Stayed at Aegean (Asklari Ege’de Kaldi) (Movie)
2006 – Don’t Let the Songs Keep Silent (Sarkilar Susmasin)
2007 – Black Snake (Kara Yilan) (as Asiye)
2008 – Once Upon a Time (Bir Varmis Bir Yokmus) (as Sema)
2009 – Eternal (Sonsuz) (as Ayten) (Movie)
2011 – 2014 Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) (as Gulfem Hatun)

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Dilara Aksuyek

Dilara Aksuyek Turkish Actress

Name: Dilara Aksuyek
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Birthplace: Izmir, Turkey
Height: 165 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Mujdat Gezen Art Center Theatre (Mujdat Gezen Sanat Merkezi Tiyatro)
Other: Dilara Aksuyek took part in various tv projects as an actress in supporting roles after she graduated from Mujdat Gezen Art Center. She became popular with her role in Turkish drama Mercy (Merhamet).

Notable Works
2012 – Riders (Atlilar)
2012 – One of the Houses (Evlerden Biri)
2013 – 2014 Mercy (Merhamet) (as Sadiye)
2014 – My Old Friend (Kadim Dostum) (as Deniz)
2015 – It’s Name is Happiness (Adi Mutluluk) (as Dolunay)
2015 – Magnificent Century Kosem (Muhtesem Yuzyil: Kosem) (as Mahfiruze Sultan)

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Deniz Baysal

Deniz Baysal Turkish Actress

Name: Deniz Baysal
Birthdate: April 5, 1991
Birthplace: Izmir, Turkey
Height: 167 cm
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Celal Bayar University – International Trade

Notable Works
2011 – Deep Waters (Derin Sular) (as Nisan)
2012 – Fathers and Children (Babalar ve Evlatlar)
2013 – Love, Bread and Dream (Ask Ekmek ve Hayaller)
2014 – Runaway Brides (Kacak Gelinler) (as Kainat)
2015 – White Lie (Beyaz Yalan) (as Melek)
2015 – Left Side (Sol Serit) (as Yasemin) (Movie)
2016 – Heart of Ruzgar (Ruzgarin Kalbi) (as Zeynep)
2016 – On The Wings of Love (Sevda Kusun Kanadinda) (as Tumay)

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Caglar Ertugrul

Caglar Ertugrul Turkish Actor

Name: Caglar Ertugrul
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Birthplace: Izmir, Turkey
Height: 188 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Izmir Bornova High School; Koc University Mechanic Engineering; Akademi 35 Bucuk Art School

Notable Works
2012 – 2013 Don’t Worry About Me (Benim Icin Uzulme) (as Sinan)
2012 – The Mountain (Dag) (as Oguz Caglar) (Movie)
2014 – Telling Tales (Bana Masal Anlatma) (as Erdil) (Movie)
2014 – White Clove (Beyaz Karanfil) (as Basar)
2014 – Boynu Bukukler (as Ersin)
2014 – Kurt Seyit and Shura (Kurt Seyit ve Sura) (as Yusuf)

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Nazan Kesal

Nazan Kesal Turkish Actress

Name: Nazan Kesal
Birthdate: March 28, 1969
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Height: 162 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Izmir Dokuz Eylul University Art School – Theatre (1991); Beykent University – Cinema TV
Spouse: Ercan Kesal
Other: Took part in Diyarbakir State Theatre as an actress and director during 1996-2004; Worked in various theatres such as Bursa State Theatre, Ankara Sanatevi Theatre, Theatre Ayna, Theatre Istanbul, and Diyarbakir Art Centre

Notable Works
1992 – The Shadow Play (Golge Oyunu) (as Sezen) (Movie)
1993 – Super Dad (Super Baba)
1993 – Sweet Betus (Tatli Betus)
1994 – An Autumn Story (Bir Sonbahar Hikayesi) (Movie)
1996 – Istanbul Beneath My Wings (Istanbul Kanatlarimin Altinda) (Movie)
1999 – Sara (Movie)
2001 – Fate (Yazgi) (Movie)
2002 – Distant (Uzak) (as Serap) (Movie)
2004 – Aliye (as Nermin)

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Alp Navruz

Alp Navruz Turkish Actor

Name: Alp Navruz
Birthdate: January 15, 1990
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 183 cm
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Black
Other: Started his career as a model; took acting classes and started to take part in various tv projects

Notable Works
2015 – Ceberrut (as Mert) (Movie)
2016 – Friends Forever (Arkadaslar Iyidir)
2017 – Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari) (as Sinan Egemen)

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