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Erkan Can

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Occupation  Actor
Nationality  Turkish
Years active  1974–present
Children  Deniz Can
Name  Erkan Can
Parents  Necibe Can, Cafer Can
Role  Film actor

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Born  November 1, 1958 (age 57) (1958-11-01) Bursa, Turkey
Spouse  Azita Can (m. 2001), Sueda Cil (m. 1994–1998)
Movies  On Board, Takva: A Man's Fear of God, Offside, Sons of Soil, The Jackal
Similar People  Engin Akyurek, Nebahat Cehre, Sueda Cil, Tuba Buyukustun, Cem Davran

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Erkan Can (born November 1, 1958 in Bursa, Turkey) is a Turkish film and theatre actor, who has won the Golden Orange for Best Actor twice for his roles in On Board and Takva: A Man's Fear of God, and the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor for Takva: A Man's Fear of God.


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Erkan Can began acting in 1974 at the age of 16 with the local Bursa State Theater and took acting classes at the Industrial Vocational High School. From 1982-1984 he undertook his compulsory military service. In 1985 he entered the theatre department of the Istanbul State Conservatory and made his first screen appearance, alongside Kemal Sunal, in Davacı (1986) directed by Zeki Ökten before graduating in 1990.

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From 1991-92 he performed with the Bakirkoy Municipal Theatre. He had his first major roles in the television series Mahallenin Muhtarlari (1992) and Yalancı (1993) for TRT. He had a minor appearance in Sokaktaki Adam (1995), directed by Biket İlhan, and a featured role in the short Bana Old and Wise'ı Çal (1998), directed by Çağan Irmak before achieving success with On Board (1998), directed by Serdar Akar, for which he won best actor awards at film festivals in Antalya and Ankara as well as the Orhan Anzac Award.

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A series of film a television roles followed, including appearances in Vizontele (2001), directed by Yılmaz Erdoğan and Ömer Faruk Sorak, and Istanbul Tales (2005), directed by Ümit Ünal et al. Appearances in Destiny (2006), directed by Zeki Demirkubuz, and The Edge of Heaven (2006), directed by Fatih Akın, were followed by, what Rekin Teksoy describes as, a "convincing performance" in Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2007), directed by Özer Kızıltan, for which he won best actor awards at film festivals in Antalya and Nuremberg as well as the Asia Pacific Screen Award.


  • Davacı (1986) as Seyyar Satıcı
  • Gençler (1989)
  • Mahallenin Muhtarları (1992 TV series) as Temel
  • Yalancı (1993 TV series) as Hulusi
  • Sokaktaki Adam (1995)
  • Bana Old and Wise'ı Çal (1998 short film) as Oguz
  • On Board (Turkish: Gemide) (1998) as the Captain
  • Offside (Turkish: Dar Alanda Kısa Paslaşmalar) (2000) as Suat
  • Vizontele (2001) as Mela Hüseyin
  • Azad (2002 TV series)
  • Toss-Up (Turkish: Yazı Tura) (2004) as Firuz
  • Istanbul Tales (Turkish: Anlat İstanbul) (2005) as Darbukacı
  • O Şimdi Mahkum (2005) as Kazım
  • Kapıları Açmak (2005 television series) as Suphi Yılmaz
  • Pamuk Prenses 2 (2005 short film) as Serdar
  • Fırtına (2006 television series) as Oflu Hoca
  • Destiny (Turkish: Kader) (2006) as İrfan
  • The Edge of Heaven (German: Auf der anderen Seite / Turkish: Yaşamın Kıyısında) (2006)
  • Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2007) as Muharrem
  • Bıçak Sırtı (2007) as Numan
  • Düğün Şarkıcısı (2008) as Kudret
  • Black Dogs Barking (Turkish: Kara Köpekler Havlarken) (2009)
  • Kapalıçarşı (2009 TV series)
  • Black and White (Turkish: Siyah Beyaz) (2010)
  • Kara Para Aşk (2015) as Tayyar
  • References

    Erkan Can Wikipedia

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