Sarp Akkaya is a Turkish film, television and theatre actor, born on 13 May, 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey. He is well known for his work in “Game of Silence” (2012), “Coming Soon” (2014) and “Labirent” (2011).
Name : Sarp Akkaya
Born : 13 May, 1980
Birth Place : Istanbul, Turkey
Horoscope : Taurus
Height : 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
Occupation : Actor
Years Active : 1995 – Present
Nationality : Turkish
Parents : Lerzan Sayhan
Siblings : Kaya Akkaya, Esra Akkaya
Nephew : Alex Campbell
Education and Career:
Sarp Akkaya completed his graduation in the State Conservatory Theater Department from the Mimar Sinan University in 2001. He performed in the theater plays “Later” and “Chaos” at the Studio Drama Theater, which was followed by the “Devenin Horgucu Tragic” and “6th Gon” of the Alchera Theater Group. Sarp established Studio Drama Theater Group along with his school friend Onur Bayraktar.
Sarp started his acting career at his age of 12 along with his twin brother Kaya Akkaya in “Our Family” directed by Kartal Tibet in 1995, which was played by actors like Ergun Karkar, Jeyan Mahfi Tossum, Kerim Afsar, Mine Cayiroglu, Ferdi Akarnur, Toprak Sergen, Kaya Akkaya, Civan Canova, Zafer Onen, Devrim Nas, Bulent Sakrak and Hakan Vanli. He was recognized with the role of the fortune, which was portrayed on the line titled “Wolves Valley Ambush” in 2007.
Sarp Akkaya was one of the founders of “Tiyatradam” in November, 2007 which was established by a group of supervisor and conservatory graduates of Serdar Akar. Sarp founded an educational institution named AKKAdemi Theater in 2010 together with his wife Esra Akkaya and his twin Kaya Akkaya. In 2012, he played the leading role of “Silkuns” along with Murat Yildirim, while other roles played by Asli Enver, Berk Hakman and Pelin Akil.
In 2015, Sarp Akkaya starred in the television series “Racon” along with Mehmet Aslantug, Hande Dogandemir, Sezin Akbasogullari, Baris Arduc, Seckin Ozdemir, Ekin Turkmen and Tomris Incer. He also appeared in the film “Missing” in 2015, directed by Filim Atay Mengulluoglu along with Ugur Polat, Nur Surer, Toprak Saglam, Ozgur Emre Yildirim and Sebnem Sonmez.
Recently, Sarp has acted in the television series “Broken Pieces” which started airing in 2016 and has appeared in the film “Filth” in 2017.
- Filth (Short) (completed) (2017)
- Broken Pieces (TV Series) (2016 – 2017)
- Evli Ve Ofkeli (TV Series) (2015)
- Racon (TV Series) (2015)
- Coming Soon (2014)
- Magnificent Century (TV Series) (2013 – 2014)
- Subat (TV Series) (2013)
- Game of Silence (TV Series) (2012)
- El Yazisi (2012)
- Labirent (2011)
- Mavi Kelebekler (TV Series) (2011)
- Ezel (TV Series) (2009 – 2011)
- The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
- Valley of the Wolves: Ambush (TV Series) (2007)
- Ertelenmis Hayatlar (TV Series) (2007)
- Live from Burj Khalifa: Ezel red Carpet (TV Special) (2011)
- Gereksiz Sansur (Video short) (2014)
Sarp Akkaya was born as one of three children of a civil servant family, who lived in Moda, Istanbul. His father’s name is Lerzan Sayhan and has an elder sister Esra Akkaya who is also an actor and his twin brother Kaya Akkaya.
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