Demet Akbağ

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Demet Akbağ
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Born Demet İybar
(1959-12-23) 23 December 1959 (age 58)
Denizli, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983–present

Demet Akbağ (born 23 December 1959 in Denizli) is a Turkish theatre and film actress.


Demet Akbağ was born in Denizli, Turkey in 1959. She started her professional career first in theatre in the early 1980s and then in television from 1987 onwards. That same year, she was chosen as the TV Star of The Year by Turkey's Association Of Magazine Reporters.

Demet has been awarded with numerous prizes, including the Golden and Sadri Alisik Best Character Actor for her role in Vizontele, the Afife Jale Best Female Actor for “Sen Hic Atesbocegi Gordun Mu?”, the Altin Portakal for “Tersine Dunya” in 1993, the Ismail Dumbullu (the first actress to get this prize after Suna Pekuysal) in 1995, the Altin Kelebek – Best Comedy Star Of The Year in 1996, 1997m and 1998, and the MGD-Comedy Artist Award in both 1996 and 1997. She has also worked with the BKM Actors since their career starts and performed various leading roles in television including “Bir Demet Tiyatro” and “Olumsuz Ask”, in theatrical plays including “Otogargara”,”Sen Hic Atesbocegi Gordun Mu?”, and “ Bana Bir Seyhler Oluyor”, as well as in film including Where's Firuze?, Eyyvah Eyvah, Eyyvah Eyvah 2, and Eyyvah Eyvah 3.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Vizontele
2004 Vizontele Tuuba
Where's Firuze?
2005 Magic Carpet Ride
2008 O... Çocuklari
2010 Eyyvah Eyvah
2011 Eyyvah Eyvah 2
2013 Hükümet Kadın
2014 Winter Sleep


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Preceded by
Serap Aksoy
Golden Orange Award for
Best Supporting Actress

for Tersine Dünya
Succeeded by
Derya Alabora
Preceded by
Sanem Çelik
Golden Orange Award for
Best Actress

for Vizontele
shared with Yeşim Salkım for Şarkıcı
Succeeded by
Meral Oğuz