Belçim Bilgin

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Belçim Bilgin
Born (1983-01-31) January 31, 1983 (age 35)
Ankara, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Occupation Actress
Yılmaz Erdoğan (m. 2006)
Children 1

Belçim Bilgin Erdoğan (born 31 January 1983) is a Turkish actress of Kurdish descent.[1]


She was born in Ankara, Turkey on January 31, 1983. She is the granddaughter of Sheikh Said who is known for the Sheikh Said Rebellion. According to her statement, Sheikh Said is the elder brother of her father's grandfather.[2] She graduated in 1999 and studied at Mehmet Emin Resulzade Anatolian High School. In 2002, she started to study at the Information and Document Management Department of Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. In these times, Bilgim Bilgin, who wanted to be a theater actor since high school years, met famous actor Yılmaz Erdoğan through a friend. She married Yılmaz Erdoğan in 2006.


She played the leading role in Iraqi Kurdish director Hiner Saleem's film 'Kilomètre Zéro', attended the Cannes Film Festival. In 2011 she played in the movie "Kurtuluş Son Durak", Love Likes Coincidences. In 2013 she played in the movie "The Butterfly's Dream" directed by Yılmaz Erdoğan. Belçim Bilgin works with the "Uçan Süpürge", a women's communication and research association, to prevent child marriage.



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  2. ^ "Belçim Bilgin". 
  3. ^ Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and ...Eylem Atakav - 2012 p 111 "Indeed, violence resonates at different levels: verbal, physical and psychological. What is also thought-provoking is that none of these characters are seen outside the private domain. Eylem (Belçim Bilgin) attempts to commit suicide after being "

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