Barış Arduç

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Barış Arduç
Born (1987-10-09) 9 October 1987 (age 30)
Residence Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Albanian Turkish
Citizenship Turkey
Education Erciyes Üniversitesi, Kayseri, Turkey
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011–present (acting)
2017–present (directing & screenwriting)

Barış Arduç (Turkish pronunciation: [baˌɾɯʃ aɾˈdutʃ]; born 1987) is a Turkish television and film actor. Arduç is a two-time award winner at the Golden Butterfly TV Awards (2015 and 2016), he had the Sadri Family Theater and Cinema Awards. From May 2016, he is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the Life Without Cancer Society of Turkey. In March 2017, he won the GQ Turkey award for "Mostly Spoken Man of the year 2016".


Arduç was born in Switzerland on 9 October 1987[1] to a family of Albanian immigrants, including his father, Erol Arduç, and his mother, Gülay Arduç. He has two brothers. At the age of 8, Arduç moved to Turkey with his family. He graduated from high school in 2005 and subsequently won an education grant to enrolled at Kayseri Erciyes University Sports Academy.[2]

Acting career[edit]

Arduç attended acting training courses in 2007-2009 in Istanbul, Turkey,[3] and completed his theatrical education at Sadri Family Theatre.[4] In 2009, he became a professional actor after meeting with Ayla Algan.

Arduç began acting in television shows in 2011, appearing in Do Not Worry about Me (Turkish: Benim İçin Üzülme)[5] in 2012, being the most successful. In 2014, he gained his first film role 2014, with a minor part in Sadece Sen.

On June 19, 2015, Arduç was given a starring role in the Turkish TV series Love for Rent where he played alongside Elçin Sangu on the Turkish channel Star TV.[6][7] As "The best Series Pair", acting as the characters of Ömer İplikçi and Defne Topal, they won the a Golden Butterfly TV Award (2015). Barış Arduç later won his second Golden Butterfly TV Award, for his second season acting.


Arduç is active in charity and supports children at Life Without Cancer Society (Turkish: Kansersiz Yaşam Derneği).[8][9] On May 2016, Arduç became a Goodwill Ambassador for the charity.[10]


  1. ^ "Barış Arduç actor". Retrieved 2016-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Erciyes Üniversitesi Home Page". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  3. ^ "Ekol Drama". Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  4. ^ "Sadri Family Theatre". Retrieved 2016-06-16. 
  5. ^ "Benim İçin Üzülme (2012)". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  6. ^ "Kiralık Aşk Bölümler, Oyuncular ve Haberleri". Star TV. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  7. ^ "Kiralık Aşk Ekranella | Okuması İzlemesinden Daha Heyecanlı". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  8. ^ "Kansersiz Yaşam Derneği". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  9. ^ "Barış Arduç'tan Sporcu Melekler Projesine destek! – 1". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 
  10. ^ "Barış Arduç, Kansersiz Yaşam Derneği'nin "iyi niyet elçisi" oldu". Retrieved 2016-06-15. 

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