Farah Zeynep Abdullah

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Farah Zeynep Abdullah
Born 17 August 1989
Istanbul, Turkey
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Farah Zeynep Abdullah is a Turkish actress.

Life and career[edit]

Abdullah was born on 17 August 1989, in Istanbul, Turkey. Her mother, Gülay, is of Turkish origin and her father, Osman, is of Iraqi Turkmen and Bosniak origin.[1][2] Her secondary education was spent at the Lycée Français Saint Michel in Istanbul until her family moved to London where her father worked.[3] During her studies at the University of Kent, Abdullah was offered a role in the Turkish soap opera Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki in 2010.[4] By 2013, she appeared in Yilmaz Erdogan's film Kelebeğin Rüyası ("The Butterfly’s Dream") which was selected by the Turkish Minister of Culture and Tourism as Turkey's candidate film for the 2014's Academy Awards.[5][6] In 2014 Abdullah starred alongside Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ in the Turkish soap opera Kurt Seyit ve Şura; in the same year she also starred in the Turkish film Bi Küçük Eylül Meselesi.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role
2010 - 2012 Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki Aylin Akarsu Talaşoğlu
2014 Kurt Seyit ve Şura Şura
Sinema
Year Film Role
2013 Kelebeğin Rüyası Mediha Sessiz
2014 Bi Küçük Eylül Meselesi Eylül

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milliyet (August 16, 2013). "Engin Akyürek'in yeni sinema filmi, "Bir Eylül Meselesi".". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  2. ^ Milliyet (January 28, 2014). "Farah Zeynep Abdullah bakın ne zaman nerede keşfedilmiş!". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  3. ^ Milliyet. "Farah Zeynep Abdullah: Türk sinemasının yeni yıldızı". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  4. ^ Avrupa Gaztesi. "Farah Zeynep Abdullah Kimdir". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  5. ^ Variety. "Film Review: ‘The Butterfly’s Dream’". Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  6. ^ "TURKEY NOMINATES ‘KELEBEĞIN RÜYASı’ FOR OSCAR’S FOREIGN FILM CATEGORY". Sabah. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 

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