Nurgül Yeşilçay

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Nurgül Yeşilçay
Nurgül Yeşilçay in Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem
Born26 March 1976 (age 43)
NationalityTurkish
EducationDrama
Alma materAnadolu University
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)
Cem Özer
(m. 2004; div. 2010)
Children1
AwardsGolden Boll Award for Best Actress (2005)
Golden Orange Award for Best Actress (2008)

Nurgül Yeşilçay (born 26 March 1976) is a Turkish stage and film actress.

Biography[edit]

Nurgül Yeşilçay was born in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, in 1976. She studied drama at the State Conservatoire of Anadolu University in Eskişehir. Since her graduation, she has performed several major roles for the stage, including Ophelia in Hamlet and Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire. Theatre aside, she shot to prominence as the lead in, among others, three record-breaking Turkish television dramas. Her movie, Edge of Heaven won the prize for best screenplay at the 60th Cannes Film Festival in 2007. She reported "big projects were offered to me by well-known producers in Cannes. But my son is a baby. I need begin new life. I can't." [1] She made her screen debut in 2001 in Semir Arslanyürek's feature Şellale, (The Waterfall). She won the "Best Actress" award at the 45th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival with the movie Vicdan.

Filmography[edit]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Herşey Çok Güzel Olacak Nurse Her first cinematic role
2001 Şellale Nergis
2002 Mumya Firarda Fatıma
2003 Asmalı Konak: Hayat Bahar Karadağ
2004 Anlat İstanbul Uyuyan Güzel Saliha
2005 Eğreti Gelin Kostak Emine
2007 Adem'in Trenleri Hacer
2007 The Edge of Heaven Ayten Öztürk
2008 Vicdan Aydanur
2009 7 Kocalı Hürmüz Hürmüz
2011 Çınar Ağacı Sonay
2013 Aşk Kırmızı Nazlıgül
2013 Şanzelize Hırsızı Nadya Short film
2014 Gece Süsen
2014 Pek Yakında Nurse
2015 Köstebekgiller: Perili Orman Köstepem Voice
2016 İkinci Şans Yasemin
2017 Beautiful Jinn
(Turkish: Güzel Cin, Persian: جن زیبا‎)
Jinn Iranian-Turkish film
Television series
Year Title Role Notes
1998–2001 İkinci Bahar Gülsüm Percons Meriç Her first TV role
2001 90-60-90 Deniz
2002–2003 Asmalı Konak Bahar Karadağ
1995–2007 Reyting Hamdi Nurgül
2004–2005 Melekler Adası Şerbet, Ayşe
2005–2006 Belalı Baldız Arzu Parlak
2006–2008 Ezo Gelin Ezo Gündoğdu Leading role
2010–2011 Aşk ve Ceza Yasemin
2011–2012 Sensiz Olmaz Feryal
2012 Sultan Sultan
2013 İşler Güçler Nurgül Yeşilçay Supporting role
2013 Galip Derviş Şeyda Sönmez Supporting role
2013 Bebek İşi Candan (Anne)
2014 Cinayet Zehra Kaya
2014–2016 Paramparça Gülseren
2016–2017 Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem Kösem Sultan Leading role
2018–present Gülperi Gülperi Çetin Leading role

Theater[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Golden Boll Award for Best Actress (Borrowed Bride) 2005
  • Sadri Alışık Acting Awards for Best Actress (Adam and the Devil) 2008
  • Contemporary Screen Actors Guild Awards (ÇASOD) for Best Actress (Adam and the Devıl-The Edge of Heaven) 2008
  • Golden Orange Award for Best Actress (Conscience) 2008
  • 20th Sadri Alışık Acting Awards for Best Actress (Gece) 2014.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://televizyongazetesi.com/nurgul-yesilcayin-oglunun-reddedilmesine-cok-uzulmus/93895/8
  2. ^ Tiyatro, Aşk Gibi, İstanbul.net, 17 May 2002
  3. ^ Ömür Gedik (28 March 2006). "Sen Olmasaydın". Hürriyet. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Sadri Alışık Sinema ve Tiyatro Oyuncu Ödülleri sahiplerini buldu". Hürriyet. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
not held
Golden Boll Award for
Best Actress

2005
for Eğreti Gelin
Succeeded by
Feride Çetin
Preceded by
Özgü Namal
Golden Orange Award for
Best Actress

2008
for Vicdan
Succeeded by
Nergis Öztürk