Ediz Hun

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Ediz Hun
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Born (1940-11-20) 20 November 1940 (age 78)
OccupationActor, politician
Years active1963–present
Berna Hun (m. 1973)

Ediz Hun (born 20 November 1940) is a Turkish film actor and politician.


Hun was born in 1940 to a Circassian father and a Turkish mother.[1]

After studying at the St. George's Austrian High School in Istanbul, he graduated in Biology and Environmental Science from the University of Trondheim in Norway. After he had participated in a contest organized by Ses (The Voice) magazine he was noticed by producers. He made his debut in 1963 with "Genç Kızlar" (Young Girls) opposite Hülya Koçyiğit. He went on to become a household name, sometimes acting in more than 10 films in a year.

On 3 March 1973, he married socialite Berna after a highly publicized affair. The couple has two children, a daughter, Bengü (born 1974) and a son, Burak (born 1981).[2] In 1985, he became a lecturer at Marmara University. He decided to try his hand at politics and became a member of parliament for the Anavatan Partisi (Motherland Party), between the years 1999 and 2002.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Ankara Express
1972 Güllü
1973 Karateci Kız


  1. ^ "Ediz Hun'dan Kürt sorununa çözüm önerisi!" (in Turkish). medyafaresi.com. 18 October 2011. Archived from the original on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Ediz Hun'dan mutlu evliliğin formülü" (in Turkish). Bugün. 26 August 2010. Archived from the original on 7 December 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012.

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