Erkan Kolçak Köstendil (born 16 January 1983) is a Turkish actor and director. He started his career with roles in theater plays, films, and TV series, however, he eventually became known with his role in Ulan Istanbul and later in Çukur. He has won awards for his appearance in several short films.
Köstendil was born in 1983 in Bursa. He is a graduate of Bursa Atatürk High School. During his high school years, he was a member of the Bursaspor football team.
He began his acting career at the Tuncay Özinel Theater, by playing a number of roles in plays such as AuT and Karşı Cinsle Tanışma Sanatı.
In 2009, he wrote and directed the series Mukadderat, which was published online on Facebook. In the same year, he got a role in the action series M.A.T and portrayed the character of “Emre”. In 2010, he wrote and directed the short movie Vakit, which received awards at the Sinepark 4th Short Film Festival, Eskişehir Kral Midas Short Film Festival, and the 47th International Antalya Film Festival.
He also wrote the scenario for the feature film Torbacının Esrarı, which was shot in Amsterdam and Istanbul. His fourth short film project was Suma, which was released in 2018 and realized as one of Turkey’s good comedy works at the Los Angeles Film Awards.
Movies And TV Series
|2005||Kurtlar Vadisi||Memati’s fellow|
|2009||Sakarya Fırat||Mahmut Karakum|
|2012||Babalar ve Evlatlar||Ayhan|
|2015||Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem||Şahin Giray|
|2017||Bir Deli Sevda||Mehmet|
|2017–21||Çukur||Vartolu Saadettin / Salih Koçovalı|
|2014||İtirazım Var||Superman Boxer|
|2014||One Night in Istanbul||Undercover Cop|
|2014||Yağmur: Kıyamet Çiçeği||Şenol|
|2015||Yok Artık!||Taxi driver Fikret|
|2015||Takim: Mahalle Askina!|
|2019||Türk İşi Dondurma||Ali|