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Fusun Demirel Career & Biography | Age, Height, Movies, More

Fusun Demirel is a Turkish actress and translator, who was born in Ankara in 1958. She is well known for “Big Man Little Love”, “Berdel”, “A Serious Matter”, “The Broken Landlord” etc.

Biography:

Name               : Fusun Demirel

Born                : 20 August, 1958

Birth Place      : Ankara, Turkey

Height             : 5’ 3” (1.60 m)

Nationality      : Turkish

Years Active   : 1980 – Present

Profession       : Actress, Translator

Residence        : Istanbul

Education and Career:

Fusun Demirel completed her graduation from the Department of Italian Language at Perugia University in 1976 and Roma Accademia D′Arte Dramatica in 1980. She began acting career in Italy, by working as an assistant of famous actor Dario Fo. Demirel started her career as an actress with the play “Zengin Mutfagi”, directed by Vasif Ongoren in 1980, at the Berlin Kollektiv Theatre. She has performed in many plays at different theatres including, the Cevre Theatre, the Dormen Theatre, the Dostlar Theatre. She translated many plays of Dario Fo and Franca Rame into Turkish. The translated works have been published by the Acilim Publications. In 1984,Demirel first acted in a film titled, “Gazap Ruzgari” in 1984. Since then she has acted in many films and TV series. She also served as a director of Contemporary Cinema Actors Society (CASOD). She currently continues her work in Istanbul.

Filmography:

  • Family Business (2016)
  • Lie World (2012-2014)
  • Reporters Reputation (2011)
  • Ostrich Flower (2010)
  • O Love Nerdesin (2009)
  • Wide Times (2007)
  • Hidden Faces (2006)
  • Girls Dorm (2006)
  • The Woman Behind the Camera (2005)
  • Canim Benim (2004)
  • Educated Bride (2004)
  • Love Square War (2002)
  • Roos en Rana (2001)
  • Big Man Little Love (2001)
  • Journey Without a Reveal (2001)
  • European Nights (2000)
  • Disappearance (2000)
  • Figurant (1999)
  • Yara (1998)
  • My Father Stole Thieves (1998)
  • Sidika (1997)
  • Hollywood Runaways (1996)
  • Sehnaz Tango (1996)
  • Salvation (1996)
  • My Son Will Be Adam (1995)
  • Insect (1995)
  • Guerilla (1994)
  • Beyhan’s Wedding (1994)
  • Artist Palas (1994)
  • Daddy Soldier (1994)
  • Witch Tree (1994)
  • Chance Blocks (1993)
  • Nickname Sev Beni (1993)
  • Moon Time (1993)
  • Belkis Hanimin Konagi (1992)
  • Hadi Gel Bar (1992)
  • Menekse Bay (1991)
  • Secret Center (1991)
  • Berdel (1990)
  • Shirt (1988)
  • Wrath Wind (1982)

Awards:

Demirel has received many awards including –

  • The Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, “Best Supporting Actress” for “Zugunt Aga” (1986)
  • The Adana Golden Boll Film Festival,“Best Supporting Actress” for “Camdan Kalp” and “Berdel” (1992)
  • The Ankara Film Festival, “Best Supporting Actress” for “Ay Vakti” (1994)
  • The SIYAD Awards, “Best Supporting Actress” for “Bocek” (1996)
  • The 23rd SIYAD Turkish Cinema Awards, “Best Supporting Actress” for “Buyuk Adam Kucuk Ask” (2001)
  • The 38th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (2001)
  • The 13th Ankara Film Festival (2001)
  • TAKSAV International Izmir Theater Festival, Honorary Award (2016).

Fusun Demirel

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