Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Handsome Turkish Actors 2017. In Turkey where the east meets the west, with all there is to offer, there has also to be a mention of both past and present Turkish actors. Due to their contribution, their dedication to their craft whether it be acting and then modelling or modelling that led to acting, for each in his own right has a standing here in the Top 10 of the most handsome Turkish actors for 2017.
Let the drums roll as we herald in from ten down to one, bearing in mind that the number, in no way indicates ranking or position.
These men are positioned as we rank them ourselves, as we admire them and each, regardless of age or star sign is revered here as unique, gorgeous and incredibly, hot and very, very handsome.
List of Top 10 Most Handsome Turkish Actors 2017
10. Halit Ergenç
Halit Ergenç was born to actor father Sait Ergenç and his wife in 1970. Having completed secondary school, followed advice and entered university to study marine engineering. But it was acting that beckoned and Halit Ergenç listened. Acting at the Dormen Theatre he excelled in his first ever leading role in The King and I. Having an ear for musicals, he followed through with Kiss Me, Kate, several appearances in films and then stage plays. An avid supporter, he was involved in the 2013 Gezi protests which brought him infamous notoriety, but with a solid career behind him, he continues to excel. Married to actress Berguzar Kkorel, they have a son they named Ali.
9. Mehmet Günsür
Born in 1985, Mehmet Günsür has worked as a barman to support his then budding career before he became an actor. He attended and later graduated from an Italian high school and went on to follow his passion for acting. Known now for his roles as the prince in the series Muhtesem Yuzil, he one well earned awards for Most Promising Actor in 1998 and in July 2003 was awarded by the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, the prestigious Special Jury Award for his performance in O Simdi Asker. He is also the father of three children. A rugged kind of attraction has Günsür that will bring him back to the limelight again and again.
8. Kerem Bürsin
Kerem Bürsin is a Turkish actor who is known for his lead roles in the TV shows Güneşi Beklerken and Şeref Meselesi. Bürsin drove a truck long before he became an actor having graduated from Emerson College in Boston, USA. With a string of films under his name, a much publicized relationship break-up and his now happy relationship with actress, Serenay Sarikaya since 2015, he remains unmarried and happily pursuing his career. Bürsin is still young enough to evolve in his own unique way and will probably bring a special attraction to his acting. He’s hot just the same.
7. Yiğit Özşener
Yiğit Özşener is a graduate of Yildiz Technical University. Coming away with a degree in electronics and communications engineering, he began studying acting thereafter. He has appeared in several plays and has gained national attention for appearing in a series of advertisements. Following through with roles in films such as O Simdi Asker and Bes Vakit, he also has a role as Cengiz Atay in the series Ezel. He also has a string of films under his belt and will no doubt expand his career as a successful actor. With a face like his, why wouldn’t he? He’s a handsome man is Yiğit Özşener.
6. Fikret Hakan
An older actor with a charm that cannot be denied, Fikret Hakan was born in 1934 and oozes experience. He is a prolific actor and was awarded the honorary State Artist, a highly prestigious title by the Turkish Government. Fikret Hakan commenced acting in 1950 while he also contributed to literary magazines. He made his all important debut in Evil mi Bekar mi which was a comedy but 1953 was Hakan’s year when he made his first of many feature film appearances in Köprüalti Çocuklari which translated means, ‘Kids under the Bridge’. Having made a life through a very productive career his awards include Golden Orange Award for Best Actor, for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Orange Life Achievement Award. He’s done well.
5. Engin Altan Düzyatan
In 1979 Engin Altan Düzyatan was born and was sent to school where he followed his interest for acting. In high school he took drama and later studied theatre at the Dokuz Eylül University. Based in Istanbul, he made his screen debut in Ruhsar, the television series and later appeared in Yeditepe İstanbul, Koçum benim and Alacakaranlık. With several films that followed, Düzyatan was popular and played Doctor Serdar Batur in Bir Bulut Olsam. He has a title of ‘Game Show Host’ where in he hosted Canli Para, which is a live show translated as ‘The Million Pound Drop Live. He enjoyed that stint throughout 2010 and 2011 until he followed through with a role in his new series, Cinayet. He was married in 2014, which doesn’t surprise us. He’s drop dead Gorgeous! He is one of the Top 10 Most Handsome Turkish Actors 2017.
4. Nicholas Kadi
Nicholas Kadi was born Nameer El-Kadi in 1952 and is an Iraqi American Turkish actor. Born in Istanbul, his father, Nizar el Kadi, was an Iraqi ambassador at the United Nations in the fifties. Kadi’s mother is an actress who influenced Kadi to begin his career in a children’s theatre in New York. He has made an incredibly successful career with appearances in numerous productions in New York and appeared in many commercials. He is an Academy Award recipient who while in Scotland on the set for Quest For Fire met his wife Brenda Lyon. He now resides with his wife in Los Angeles.
3. Yılmaz Erdoğan
Born in Hakkari, Turkey in 1967, this seasoned actor, poet and filmmaker still makes his female fans quiver at the knees with his rugged, attractive and most incredibly sexy eyes. Yılmaz Erdoğan is famous for the box office explosion of his debut comedy Vizontele in 2001. He has earned awards for Best Supporting Actor whilst in Australia for the 4th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television. Known more familiarly globally for his performance in The Water Diviner in 2014, his success remains in the film writing industry where his true passion lies. He has musicals under his name, his poetry album called Kayip Kentin.
Yakışıklısı comprises seventeen poems that he has accompanied with music.
2. Mert Fırat
Mert Firat was born in Ankara, Turkey. Whilst young, he knew he had a passion for acting but it would be years until he could pursue it. Having graduated from high school he studied radio and television through courses in Sweden and then returned to Ankara where he attended Ankara University and studied acting. When he finally graduated in 2006, he enhanced his career with writing two cinema films with Ilksen Basarir, Baska Dilde Ask and Atlikarinca. He remains ensconced in his career as a fine actor, a very handsome man and his acting career continues as he plays his role as Caesar at the Antonius and Kleopatra theatre in Istanbul, Turkey.
1. Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ is said to be the cream of the crop when he is referred to as Turkey’s version of Brad Pitt. But with his come hither eyes and blonde hair he is as unique as his roles. He’s a Turkish actor with a modelling background who received two awards, the Golden Butterfly for Best Actor. Having done very well for himself, he also made himself known as the Best Model of Turkey and followed that with a title telling everyone he was Best Model in the world for 2002. From humble beginnings in Istanbul where he was relocated with his family from Adana, he went to a private school where he excelled as a basketball player, joined the sporting club, and later hosted a few pageants and shows. He was then offered a role in Gumus as Mehmet Sadoglu. His career led him on to other leading roles when he was awarded for his performance in Ask-ı Memnu. Born 27 October 1983 he remains the hottest of the hot.
These are the Top 10 Most Handsome Turkish Actors 2017. Turkey is still emerging and with this kind of fine produce we’re in for a treat when they begin to churn out actors who the globe can share. None too shabby are the likes of the Turk who in his own handsome, gorgeous way will if he hasn’t already, capture hearts all over the world.