Bülent Ceylan

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Bülent Ceylan (born 4 January 1976 in Mannheim) is a German comedian and Kabarett artist.


His family came to Germany from Turkey as immigrant worker in 1958. His mother is German. He has three siblings.

He has appeared in numerous German TV shows like Quatsch Comedy Club. He develops his programs mainly together with Roland Junghans. Ceylan plays several comic roles with frequent themes being the quirks of Germans from Turkish family backgrounds and people from Mannheim.

The premiere of his program halb getürkt (wordplay: half faked/turk) was broadcast was July 2006 on ZDF.

As an actor, he played Mustafa in several episodes of the series Hausmeister Krause and as Jonny, a main character in the sitcom Bewegte Männer. On 6 June 2008, he joined Stefan Raabs "Autoball-EM" playing for Turkey. On 12 May 2009 he sat on the jury of the program Mascerade – Deutschland verbiegt sich. His stage show Bülent Ceylan – live was broadcast on RTL Television on Saturday, 26 September 2009. On 21 August 2010 Ceylan appeared at the 'Summer Breeze' metal festival. On 19 February 2011 "Die Bülent Ceylan Show" started on RTL Television. Its first season consisted of six episodes.[1] [2] Bülent Ceylan appeared on the Wacken Open Air in August 2011.[3]

Bülent Ceylan is married and has a daughter.[4]



  • Döner for one – mit alles (premiere: November 2002, Capitol Mannheim)
  • Halb getürkt (Premiere: Oktober 2005, Rosengarten Mannheim)
  • Kebabbel net (Premiere: September 2007, Capitol Mannheim)
  • Ganz schön turbülent! (Premiere: Oktober 2009, Capitol Mannheim)
  • Wilde Kreatürken (Start: Oktober 2011, Capitol Mannheim)


  • Halb getürkt, Köln : WortArt, 2006
  • Bülent Ceylan – live, Mannheim,(18 September 2009)
  • Bülent Ceylan – Ganz schön turbülent (22 October 2010)

Audio CDs[edit]

  • Produzier’ mich net!, 2000
  • Döner for one, Berlin: Blue Cat Print und Music, 2003
  • Halb getürkt, Köln: WortArt, 2006
  • Kebabbel net, 2008
  • Ganz schön Turbülent, 2010

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