Tatlıtuğ at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
27 October 1983 |
|Notable work||Gümüş as Mehmet
Aşk-ı Memnu as Behlül
Menekşe ile Halil as Halil
Ezel as Sekiz
Kuzey Güney as Kuzey
Kurt Seyit ve Şura as Kurt Seyit
|Home town||Adana, Turkey|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Parent(s)||Erdem Tatlıtuğ (father)
Nurten Tatlıtuğ (mother)
|Awards||Best Model of Turkey (2002)
Best Model of the World (2002)
Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor (2009)
Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor (2012)
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ (Turkish pronunciation: [kɯˈvantʃ ˈtatɫɯtuː]) (born 27 October 1983, Adana) is a Turkish actor and model who has received two Golden Butterfly Awards for Best Actor. Tatlıtuğ won the pageants Best Model of Turkey and Best Model of the World in 2002.
Early life and family
Tatlıtuğ was born on 27 October 1983, in Adana, to Erdem and Nurten Tatlıtuğ. He has four siblings. Tatlıtuğ's paternal grandfather was an Albanian from Pristina and his paternal grandmother was an immigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina. His mother is from Edirne and his father is from Adana. He has said that he was born and raised in Adana and that his family has had a bakery business in the city for more than a hundred years. He studied at Yenice Çağ Private High School where he excelled in basketball. Due his Tatlıtuğ's father's illness, the family moved to Istanbul so that his father could receive proper treatment. In Istanbul, he joined Beşiktaş sport club as an amateur basketball player.
Kıvanç hosted some pageants and shows. A turning point in Tatlıtuğ's career was when he starred in Gümüş as the character Mehmet Şadoğlu. He acted in the comedy film Americans at the Black Sea which was directed by Kartal Tibet. He has also starred in other shows such as Menekşe ile Halil where he played alongside of Sedef Avcı. In the series Aşk-ı Memnu, Kıvanç shared the leading role with Beren Saat. He won the Golden Butterfly Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in Aşk-ı Memnu. He provided the voice of Ken for the Turkish dubbed version of Toy Story 3. Since 2011, he has portrayed Kuzey Tekinoğlu in the Kanal D drama series Kuzey Güney which ended in June 2013. Tatlıtuğ played the poet Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu in the drama film Kelebeğin Rüyası.
|2007||Americans at the Black Sea||Muzaffer|
|2010||Toy Story 3 (Turkish dubbed version)||Ken||Voice acting|
|2013||Kelebeğin Rüyası||Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu|
|2005–2007||Gümüş||Mehmet Şadoğlu||TV series|
|2006||Acemi Cadi||Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ||TV series (1 episode)|
|2007–2008||Menekşe ile Halil||Halil Tuğlu||TV series|
|2008–2010||Aşk-ı Memnu||Behlül Haznedar||TV series|
|2010||Ezel||Sekiz/Ramiz Karaeski||TV series (few episodes)|
|2011–2013||Kuzey Güney||Kuzey Tekinoğlu||TV series|
|2014||Kurt Seyit ve Şura||Kurt Seyit||TV series|
- tr:Kurt Seyit ve Şura (dizi)
- Kivanc Tatlitug (Boşnak kökenli) [Kivanc Tatlitug (Bosniak origin)] (in Turkish). NTV (Turkey). 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- HANGİ ÜNLÜ NERELİ 2012 / 6 – Magazin Foto Galeri. Kelebekgaleri.hurriyet.com.tr. Retrieved on 14 January 2014.
- HANGİ ÜNLÜ NERELİ 2012 / 7 – Magazin Foto Galeri. Kelebekgaleri.hurriyet.com.tr. Retrieved on 14 January 2014.
- Profil: Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ. 22dakika.org (21 September 2012). Retrieved on 14 January 2014.
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- Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ at the Internet Movie Database
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- Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ news in Engish
|Awards and achievements|
Mehmet Akif Alakurt
|Best Model of Turkey
Yusuf Şahan Gürdal
|Best Model of the World