Kerem Bürsin

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Kerem Bürsin
Born (1987-06-04) 4 June 1987 (age 32)
OccupationActor
Years active2006−present

Kerem Bürsin (born 4 June 1987) is a Turkish actor and model known for TV shows Güneşi Beklerken (2013−2014) and Şeref Meselesi (2014−2015).[1]

Life and career[edit]

Bürsin has lived in numerous countries including Scotland, Indonesia, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, and the US.[2][3] In 1999, at the age of 12 he moved with his family to the United States.[4] He graduated from Emerson College's marketing communications department, and took acting lessons while he was in university.[2][5] 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.[6] 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.[7] In Çağan Irmak's movie Unutursam Fısılda played the role of a musician named Erhan.[8] In 2016 he was the brandface of Mavi Jeans alongside his girlfriend Serenay Sarıkaya.[9][10] Bürsin follows both Hollywood-Turkish productions and prefers to use both English and Turkish languages in acting.[11][4] He has also won the Seoul International Best Actor award.[12]

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
2018 Can Feda Onur Keskin Leading actor

TV series[edit]

TV series
Year Title Role Notes
2013−2014 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−present Muhteșem İkili Mustafa Kerim Can 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

Ads[edit]

Ads
Year Title Country
- El Polo Loco US
2013 Line Turkey
2014 Lipton Turkey
Turkcell Superonline [tr] Turkey
2015−2016 Mavi Turkey
2016−2017 Nike Turkey

2018-2019 Nescafe

Producer
  • Kiss of Death
Music videos
  • "Summer set-chelsea" (2009)
Programs
  • Büyük Risk (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerem Bürsin: Ben tam aşk adamıydım". Milliyet (in Turkish). 27 January 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-05. Retrieved 2016-05-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-04. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b "'Artık gençler dünyayı değiştiriyor'".
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-09-29. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2018-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Yepyeni Kerem Bürsin".
  9. ^ Garron, Barry (13 October 2010). "Sharktopus -- TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Kerem Bursin kimdir?".
  11. ^ "Kerem Bürsin'in başarısız Hollywood filmi". Ensonhaber.
  12. ^ ozanbosun (8 September 2017). "Kerem Bursin Güney Kore'de 'En iyi aktör' ödülünü aldı! – Sözcü Gazetesi".

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