Eşref Kolçak

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Eşref Kolçak
Born(1927-01-28)28 January 1927
İspir, Erzurum, Turkey
Died26 May 2019(2019-05-26) (aged 92)
Gemlik, Bursa, Turkey
Years active1944–2019
Özcan Kolçak
(m. 1954; died 2010)
ChildrenHarun Kolçak

Eşref Kolçak (28 January 1927 – 26 May 2019) was a Turkish actor.


Eşref Kolçak was born in Erzurum but at the age of 14, his family moved to Istanbul. He studied at the Sultan Ahmet Arts Institute. In 1944, he appeared in his first play at the Atilla Review. In 1947, he made his film debut and went on to appear in over 180 films and series. Kolçak won a Golden Orange in 2000 for his performance in Güle Güle.[1] He was the father of musician Harun Kolçak, who died of prostate cancer on 19 July 2017.



  1. ^ "sinematurk.com: Awards for Eşref Kolçak". sinematurk.com. Archived from the original on 2011-12-27. Retrieved 2012-01-31.

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