Beren Saat

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Beren Saat
Born (1984-02-26) February 26, 1984 (age 30)
Ankara , Turkey
Residence Istanbul, Turkey - Los Angeles, U.S.
Nationality  Turkey
Alma mater Başkent University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Kenan Doğulu (m. 2014)
Notable work(s)
Hatırla Sevgili
Aşk-ı Memnu
Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?
İntikam
Rhino Season
Benim Dünyam
Website
berensaat.com.tr

Beren Saat (Turkish pronunciation: [beˈɾen saˈat]) (born on 26 February 1984) is a Turkish actress, best known for her leading roles as Yasemin Ünsal in the ATV series Hatırla Sevgili (2006–2008), as Bihter Yöreoğlu Ziyagil in the Kanal D series Aşk-ı Memnu (2008–2010), as Fatmagül Ketenci Ilgaz in Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? (2010–2012), and as Derin Çelik/Yağmur Özden in the drama series İntikam (2013–2014), a spin-off from the television series Revenge.

She is the only actress who received two Golden Butterfly Awards and is one of the highest-paid actresses from Turkey.[1][2] In 2012, Saat was cast in Bahman Ghobadi film Rhino Season and shared the leading role with Monica Bellucci, the Italian actress and fashion model. The world premiere of the film was held at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Beren Saat has been in a relationship with Kenan Doğulu, the leading Turkish pop music singer, since February 2012.[3] Beren Saat and Kenan Doğulu became engaged on 23 February 2014 at Istanbul and were married on 29 July 2014 at Los Angeles, USA.

Life and career[edit]

She was born 26 February 1984 in Ankara, to Ayla Saat (née Dikmen) and Hüseyin Avni Saat, a former professional footballer. She has a brother, Cem Saat. Born and raised in Ankara, she primarily studied at TED Ankara College Foundation Private High School and briefly attended Başkent University's Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences before pursuing a career in acting. With the support of her college friends, she applied to an acting competition called Türkiye'nin Yıldızları in which she became the first runner-up. She was discovered by the renowned director Tomris Giritlioğlu and debuted in her first series Aşkımızda Ölüm Var. Saat received her BA degree in Management.

In 2004, she was cast as Nermin in the TV series Aşkımızda Ölüm Var. In 2005, she starred as the female lead Zilan in Aşka Sürgün which was produced by Tomris Giritlioğlu with Mahsun Kırmızıgül. In 2006, she was cast as Yasemin in the popular series Hatırla Sevgili and shared the leading role with Cansel Elçin and Okan Yalabık.

Later in 2008, she was cast in a leading role as Bihter Yöreoğlu Ziyagil in Aşk-ı Memnu (Forbidden Love), a romantic drama series which was adapted from author Halit Ziya Uşaklıil's novel Aşk-ı Memnu. Saat shared the leading role with Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Selçuk Yöntem, and Nebahat Çehre. For her role in the series, she won two Golden Butterfly Awards, she is the first and only nominee to win the award for two consecutive years.

Güz Sancısı (Pains of Autumn) is her first feature film experience, a period film directed by Tomris Giritlioğlu. This production was released in 20 where Saat played with Murat Yıldırım, Okan Yalabık and Belçim Bilgin. In 2009, she also acted in Serdar Akar's film Gecenin Kanatları (Wings of the Night), written by Mahsun Kırmızıgül. She shared the lead role with Murat Ünalmış, Erkan Petekkaya and Yavuz Bingöl.

In 2010, she acted in the series Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? a screenplay adaptation of the movie written by Vedat Türkali in 1986. She played with Engin Akyürek who also took part in Türkiye'nin Yıldızları and finished first in the competition. Her role Fatmagül is a victim of rape. She was nominated for Best Drama Actress in Antalya Television Award and Seoul International Drama Awards for her role in the series. The series ended in June 2012.

In 2012, Saat acted in her third film Rhino Season which was directed by Bahman Ghobadi. She was cast as Monica Bellucci's daughter Buse. The world premiere of the film was held at the Toronto International Film Festival.

In 2013, Beren Saat acted in the series of İntikam which based on the original American series Revenge.[4] The series lasted two season and ended in February 2014. As the previous TV series of Beren Saat, her dressing style was one of the most talked topic besides her acting performance.[5]

Beren Saat has been in a relationship with Kenan Doğulu, the leading Turkish pop music singer, since February 2012. Beren Saat and Kenan Doğulu became engaged on 23 February 2014 at Istanbul and were married on 29 July 2014 at Los Angeles, USA.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Güz Sancısı Elena Leading role
2009 Gecenin Kanatları Gece Leading role
2010 Toy Story 3 Barbie Voice
2012 Brave Mérida Voice
2012 Rhino Season Buse Leading role[6]
2013 Benim Dünyam Ela Leading role
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Aşkımızda Ölüm Var Nermin
2005–2006 Aşka Sürgün Zilan Şahvar Azizoğlu Leading role
2006–2008 Hatırla Sevgili Yasemin Ünsal Leading role
2007 Avrupa Yakası Herself Special guest appearance
2008–2010 Aşk-ı Memnu Bihter Yöreoğlu Ziyagil Leading role[7]
2010–2012 Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Fatmagül Ketenci Ilgaz Leading role
2013–2014 İntikam Derin Çelik/Yağmur Özden Leading role

Selected awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title Result
2008 Golden Tulip Fine Arts Award Best Actress Hatırla Sevgili Won
2009 Golden Butterfly Awards Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2009 Kabataş Graduates Association Best Actress Güz Sancısı Won
2009 Yıldız Technical University Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2009 Beykent University Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 Cinema is Here Festival Young Actress Gecenin Kanatları Won
2010 Elle Style Awards Style and Actress Won
2010 Golden Butterfly Awards Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 AyaklıGazete.com Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 Turkey Talk Magazine Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 Kadir Has University Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 Galatasaray University Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 Marmara University Best Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2010 İsmail Cem Television Awards Best Drama Actress Aşk-ı Memnu Nominated
2011 Yıldız Technical University Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 Doğuş University Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 Association of Advertising Agencies Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 2nd Quality Magazine Awards Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 Esenler Municipality Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 Dumlupınar University Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2011 Antalya Television Awards Best Drama Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Nominated
2012 7th Seoul International Drama Awards Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Nominated
2012 Kadir Has University Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2012 AyaklıGazete.com Awards Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2012 Haydarpaşa High School Top Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2012 11. ROTABEST Awards Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2012 25th International Consumer Summit Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2012 Şişli Vocational School Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2013 TUROB Thank Award Aşk-ı Memnu Won
2013 Bilkent University Best Actress Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? Won
2013 Turkey GQ Awards Women of the Year Won
2014 Milliyet Art Magazine Best Actress Benim Dünyam Won
2014 Yıldız Technical University Best Cinema Actress Benim Dünyam Won
2014 Istanbul Technical University The Most Successful Actress Benim Dünyam Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "fotogaleri/41321 yasam bir ayda nasil servet kazandi Haberleri-Milliyet Haber". Milliyet.com.tr. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  2. ^ "5 buçuk yılda servet kazandı! İşte Beren Saat'in serveti!-Magazin". Medyafaresi. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Menajerinden açıklama geldi – En Son H. Bunu Konuşuyor Haberleri". HT Magazine. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  4. ^ The new series of Beren Saat: İntikam(Revenge). Do You Know Turkey (5 December 2012). Retrieved on 30 April 2014.
  5. ^ Beren Saat Dressing Style. Do You Know Turkey (12 March 2014). Retrieved on 30 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Mij Film". Mij Film. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  7. ^ "Behlül Bruno oluyor! | GAZETE VATAN". Haber.gazetevatan.com. 2012-06-14. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 

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