Engin Günaydın

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Engin Günaydın
Engin Günaydın 2017.jpg
Günaydın at the premiere of Aile Arasında, 2017
Born (1972-01-29) 29 January 1972 (age 47)
Alma materMimar Sinan University
Awards2012 Best Actor-Golden Boll Award

Engin Günaydın (born 29 January 1972) is a Turkish actor and comedian.


Günaydın was born in Erbaa, Tokat Province. He began his university studies at Hacettepe University Conservatory, but in his second year he switched to Mimar Sinan University from where he graduated in theatre.

In 1997, he had a small role in Otogargara which caused him to be cast in the television series Bir Demet Tiyatro where he played Zabıta İrfan. Later he acted in Aşkım Aşkım with Mehmet Ali Erbil and Emel Sayın. In 2001, he acted in Zeki Demirkubuz's film Yazgı for which he received the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Ankara Film Festival.[1] In 2004, he began doing sketches on Okan Bayülgen's show. In 2005, he accepted an offer from Gülse Birsel and joined the cast of the sitcom Avrupa Yakası as Burhan Altıntop, his most famous role. In 2009, he wrote the screenplay of and starred in Vavien directed by the Taylan Brothers. For this, he won a number of screenwriting awards at the Istanbul Film Festival, Yeşilçam Awards and the SİYAD awards.[1]

Additionally, he did a series of stand up shows titled O Hikayedeki Mal Benim.[2]

He shared the Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival's Best Actor Award in 2012 together with İlyas Salman for his role in Inside.[3]


  1. ^ a b "sinematurk.com: Awards for Engin Günaydın". sinematurk.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  2. ^ "Avrupa Yakası'nın 'Burhan Abisi' kararını verdi". Haber Aktüel. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Altın Koza ödülleri sahiplerini buldu". Sabah (in Turkish). 22 September 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012.

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Preceded by
Durukan Ordu
Golden Boll Award for
Best Actor

with İlyas Salman
for Inside
Succeeded by
Ercan Kesal