Dursun Ali Atay (born 20 April 1976) is a Turkish actor, musician, screenwriter, and director. Atay graduated from the theatre department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. He is best known for his role as Mecnun in the hit surreal comedy series Leyla ile Mecnun. He is the recipient of the Tribeca Best Actor Award. He has appeared in more than fifteen films and theatre plays since 1999.
Profile Name: Ali Atay
Born: 20 April 1976
Birth Place: Rize, Turkey
Currently Dating: Married (Hazal Kaya)
Instagram Profile: https://www.instagram.com/atayaliko/?hl=en
He played in surreal art house film “Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi” with Demet Evgar, Damla Sönmez, Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan, which released at Toronto International Film Festival. In June 2014, the shooting of his new movie, Limonata, began. The movie marked his first experience as a director and scenarist, and actors such as Serkan Keskin and Ertan Saban were cast as the leading roles in it. Atay later got a major role on ATV’s Mutlu Ol Yeter, alongside Aslı Enver, Öner Erkan, and Ertan Saban.
In 2017, he appeared to portray the character of Commissioner Yusuf on BluTV’s first online Turkish series Masum. He shared the leading role with Haluk Bilginer, Nur Sürer, and Okan Yalabık. He later appeared as Ali Astubay on Turkey’s entry for the 90th Academy Awards, Ayla. He directed the action-comedy movie Ölümlü Dünya, which was released in 2018. Atay then got a role in the movie Turkish’i Dondurma.
Movies And TV Series
|2000||Yedi Numara||Konuk Oyuncu|
|2003||Şapkadan Babam Çıktı||Maksut|
|2009||Yapma Diyorum||Aşık Mağlubi|
|2010||Kılıç Günü||Cenk Kızıltan|
|2011–2013||Leyla and Mecnun||Mecnun Çınar|
|2013–2014||Ben de Özledim||Ali Atay|
|2015||Mutlu Ol Yeter||Can|
|2021||Son Yaz||Selim Kara|
|2000||Artık Çok Geç||Kemal|
|2005||O Şimdi Mahkum||Yiğit Çiftgör|
|2007||İyi Seneler Londra||Firuz|
|2013||Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi||Cemal|
|2019||Türk İşi Dondurma||Mehmet|
|2021||Son Yaz||Selim Kara/Savcı|