Cansu Dere

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Cansu Dere
Cansu Dere-smiling.jpg
Born (1980-10-14) 14 October 1980 (age 38)
EducationIstanbul University
OccupationActress, model and presenter
Years active2003–present

Cansu Dere (Turkish pronunciation: [dʒanˈsu deˈɾe]; born 14 October 1980) is a Turkish film and television actress, model, and beauty pageant runner-up.[1]


While Ottoman Empire was collapsing, her family were Turkish immigrants from Greece and Bulgaria.[2] After graduating from the department of Archaeology at Istanbul University, Dere made her debut in both cinema and television at the beginning of 2004. Between 2006 and 2008, Dere had the leading role as 'Sila' in the Sıla series with Mehmet Akif Alakurt. She then starred as 'Defne' with Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, in the film The Last Ottoman. In 2009, she acted in the dark comedy, Acı Aşk. In 2011, she played the lead protagonist 'Eyşan' in the TV series Ezel.


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Kabuslar Evi: Takip Köylü Esma Supporting role
2007 Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali Defne Leading role
2009 Acı Aşk Oya Leading role
2009 Totally Spies! Alex Turkish dubbing voice
2010 Yahşi Batı Mary Lou Supporting role
2011 El Yazısı Zeynep Leading role
2011 Behzat Ç. Seni Kalbime Gömdüm Songül Leading role
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Metro Palas Nazan Leading role
2005 Alacakaranlık Irmak Bozoğlu Supporting role
2005 Avrupa Yakası - Guest appearnce
2005 Güz Yangını Ceylan Leading role
2006–2008 Sıla Sıla Leading role
2009–2011 Ezel Eyşan Atay Leading role
2010 Altın Kızlar Ceylan Guest appearance
2012–2013 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Firuze - Hümeyra Supporting role
2016–2017 Anne Zeynep Güneş Leading role
2018 Şahsiyet Nevra Elmas Leading role


  1. ^ "Η συνάντησή μου με τη Sila! -". Retrieved 26 August 2016.
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