Kerem Bürsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Kerem Bürsin
Born (1987-06-04) 4 June 1987 (age 33)
OccupationActor
Years active2006−present
Partner(s)Serenay Sarıkaya (2015–2019)[1]

Kerem Bürsin (born 4 June 1987) is a Turkish actor, known for his role in the TV shows Güneşi Beklerken (2013−2014), Şeref Meselesi (2014−2015) and Sen Cal Kapımı (2020–).[2]

Life and career[edit]

Bürsin has lived in numerous countries including Scotland, Indonesia, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, and the US.[3][4] In 1999, at the age of 12 he moved with his family to the United States.[5] He graduated from Emerson College's marketing communications department, and took acting lessons while he was in university.[3][6] He was chosen as the best theater actor at a competition in high school in the US. Before he became an actor, he used to work as a driver.

Bürsin had previously appeared in American TV movies including Sharktopus in 2010. On 9 September 2013, he appeared on Line's commercial for social messaging application.[7] Bürsin became known with his role as "Kerem Sayer" on Kanal D's Güneşi Beklerken and portrayed the deformed twin of the character named "Güneş Sayer" on the final episode of the series.[8] In Çağan Irmak's movie Unutursam Fısılda played the role of a musician named Erhan.[9] In 2016 he was the brandface of Mavi Jeans alongside his ex girlfriend Serenay Sarıkaya.[10][11] Bürsin follows both Hollywood-Turkish productions and prefers to use both English and Turkish languages in acting.[12][5] He has also won the Seoul International Best Actor award.[13]

Bürsin is currently playing the lead role of "Serkan Bolat" in Sen Çal Kapımı (You Knock on My Door) opposite Hande Erçel. The series is produced by MF Yapım, directed by Yusuf Pirhasan (1), Ender Mıhlar (1), Altan Dönmez (2-) and its script is written by Ayşe Üner Kutlu. It premiered on FOX on 8 July 2020 receiving positive reviews as well as high ratings. [14]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Movies
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Thursday Grauss
2007 Strawberry Melancholy Travis Independent film
2010 Wendigo Andy
Sharktopus Andy Flynn TV movies
2013 Palace of the Damned Adam
2014 Unutursam Fısılda Erhan Leading actor
2018 İyi Oyun Ferhat
2018 Can Feda Onur Keskin Leading actor
2020 Eflatun Eflatun Leading actor

TV series[edit]

TV series
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Güneşi Beklerken Kerem Sayer/Güneş Sayer Leading actor
2014 Ulan İstanbul Yiğit Kılıç Guest
2014−2015 Şeref Meselesi Leading actor
2017 Bu Şehir Arkandan Gelecek Ali Smith Leading actor
2018 Yaşayamayanlar Dmitry Leading actor
2018−2019 Muhteșem İkili Mustafa Kerim Can Leading actor
2020 Aynen Aynen Deniz Leading actor
2020− Sen Çal Kapımı Serkan Bolat Leading actor

Short films[edit]

Short films
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Rozar Man Macalester
2007 The Architect Craig Belmont
2008 Killian Lennox

Theater[edit]

Theater
Year Title Role Notes
Harold's Fall
Mariner
The Music Man
Fiddler on The Roof
All out

As producer[edit]

  • Kiss of Death

Programs[edit]

  • Büyük Risk (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerem Bursin ve Serenay Sarıkaya ayrıldı mı? İlk kez." Hurriyet. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "Kerem Bürsin: Ben tam aşk adamıydım". Milliyet (in Turkish). 27 January 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-05. Retrieved 2016-05-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-04. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ a b "'Artık gençler dünyayı değiştiriyor'".
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-09-29. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Yepyeni Kerem Bürsin".
  10. ^ Garron, Barry (13 October 2010). "Sharktopus -- TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  11. ^ "Kerem Bursin kimdir?".
  12. ^ "Kerem Bürsin'in başarısız Hollywood filmi". Ensonhaber.
  13. ^ ozanbosun (8 September 2017). "Kerem Bursin Güney Kore'de 'En iyi aktör' ödülünü aldı! – Sözcü Gazetesi".
  14. ^ "FOX | Dizi İzle - Sen Çal Kapımı". www.fox.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 2020-07-30.

External links[edit]