Demet Akbağ (born 23 December 1959) is a Turkish theatre and film actress. Her maternal family is of Turkmen descent. Her paternal family is of Kurdish descent. Her father’s religion is Alevism.
|Date of Birth||23 December 1959|
|Birth Place||Denizli, Turkey|
|College||Istanbul Municipal Conservatory|
Demet Akbağ Biography
Demet Akbağ was born on 23 December 1959 in Denizli as the third child of Benan and Oktay İybar. Her family was in Denizli at the time because of the duty of her grandfather as the head of the justice department in the city. Her father was a journalist and photographer. She has two elder siblings, Sedef and Kemal. As her parents separated when she was 13, she and her mother and grandmother moved to Istanbul in 1972.
She later enrolled in the Istanbul Girls High School, and as her parents got separated she started attending the Erenköy Girls High School and finished her education there. After finishing high school in 1982, she entered Istanbul Municipal Conservatory and completed school in four years. Her first marriage, when she was 21, lasted four years. She started her professional career first in theatre in the early 1980s and then in television from 1987 onwards. That same year, she was chosen as the TV Star of The Year by Turkey’s Association of Magazine Reporters.
Akbağ has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Golden and Sadri Alisik Best Character Actor for her role in Vizontele, the Afife Jale Best Female Actor for Sen Hiç Ateşböceği Gördün mü?, the Golden Butterfly for Tersine Dünya in 1993, the Ismail Dumbullu (the first actress to get this prize after Suna Pekuysal) in 1995, the Golden Butterfly – Best Comedy Star of The Year in 1996, 1997 and 1998, and the MGD-Comedy Artist Award in both 1996 and 1997.
She has also worked with the BKM Actors since their career starts and performed various leading roles in television including Bir Demet Tiyatro and Ölümsüz Aşk, in theatrical plays including Otogargara, Sen Hiç Ateşböceği Gördün mü?, and Bana Bir Şeyler Oluyor, as well as in movies including Where’s Firuze?, Eyyvah Eyvah, Eyyvah Eyvah 2, and Eyyvah Eyvah 3. She played in “Kış Uykusu” which won Cannes Award, with Haluk Bilginer for many times.
Movies And TV Series
|1995||Bir Demet Tiyatro||Lütfiye Çıtır Fıdıllıoğlu, Züleyha, Feriştah|
|1995||Bir Demet Kahkaha||Demet|
|2000||Bir Demet Yerli Film||Herself|
|2006||Bir Demet Tiyatro||Lütfiye Çıtır, Feriştah, Orkide, Züleyha|
|2011||İstanbul’un Altınları||İsmet Azmarazlı|
|2016–2018||Demet Akbağ ile Çok Aramızda||Sunucu|
|2019||Çok Güzel Hareketler 2||Lütfiye Çıtır / Feriştah (guest)|
|2022||Demet Akbağ ile Güldürme Beni||Sunucu|
|1993||Tersine Dünya||Bitirim Leyla|
|2003||Vizontele Tuuba||Sıti Ana|
|2005||Organize İşler||Nuran Ocak|
|2005||The Net 2.0||Dr. Kavak|
|2008||O… Çocukları||Mehtap Anne|
|2011||Eyyvah Eyvah 2||Firuzan|
|2011||Kurtuluş Son Durak||Vartanuş|
|2013||Hükümet Kadın 2||Xate|
|2014||Eyyvah Eyvah 3||Firuzan|
|2015||Niyazi Gül Dörtnala||Sultan Şahmerdan|
|2018||Görevimiz Tatil||Türkan Mutlu|
|2020||9 Kere Leyla||Leyla|
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Demet Akbağ Age?
Demet Akbağ is 62 years old as of 2022.
Demet Akbağ Height?
Demet Akbağ is 5’9″ tall.
Demet Akbağ Weight?
Demet Akbağ’s weight is 60 kg.
Demet Akbağ Boyfriend, Relationship & Love Affair?
According to our records, Demet Akbag is possibly single.
She first wedded İskender Akbağ in the year 1981. The couple was not happy and the duo got separated after four years in 1984. It was the time when she was 21 years old and wedded to him.
Later, she married again with Saim Arpat in the year 1986, but unfortunately, the second marriage also didn’t go well and they got divorced in the same year.
After some time, she got married to Zafer Cika in the year 1999 and they are living a happy and successful married life together. Zafer Çika died in a traffic accident that occurred in the Güzelbahçe district of İzmir in 2019 while cruising to Çeşme.