Özgür Çevik

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Özgür Çevik
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Background information
Birth name Özgür Çevik
Born (1981-05-27) May 27, 1981 (age 37)
Ankara, Turkey
Origin Turkish
Genres Pop Rock
Occupation(s) Actor, singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004-present

Özgür Çevik (born 27 May 1981) is a Turkish singer and actor who gained fame and intense fan following as a result of having appeared in his country's version of the television pop music talent contest, Star Academy and, subsequently, as a variety performer and actor.

A native of Ankara, his father (Zeki) was a soldier and his mother (Nihal) was a police officer. He has one younger sister (Özge). Because of his father's job, Çevik's family moved a lot. They moved back to Istanbul after the 1999 Marmara earthquake.

He studied philosophy at Istanbul University and radio and television at Beykent University.

Özgür Çevik was cast as the lead in the popular TV series Yabancı Damat [The Foreign Groom], in which he starred as the Greek bridegroom Niko whose Turkish bride Nazlı was played by the actress Nehir Erdoğan.

He released his first album in 2008.

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