Selim Bayraktar (born 17 June 1975) is an Iraqi-Turkish actor best known for his role as “Sümbül Ağa” in Muhteşem Yüzyıl. He received international recognition with his role in the Netflix original series Rise of Empires: Ottoman.
Profile Name: Ebru Şahin
Born: 17 June 1975
Birth Place: Kirkuk, Iraq
Currently Dating: Married (Bihter Bayraktar)
Instagram Profile: https://www.instagram.com/selimbyraktar/?hl=en
Bayraktar was born in Kirkuk, Iraq, in 1975, to Iraqi Turkmen parents. As a child, he began performing in gymnastic competitions. During the final days of the Iran-Iraq War, a body double of Sadam Hussein visited Bayraktar’s schools in order to recruit boys into the army; when Bayraktar was chosen to serve in the army his family decided to smuggle him into Turkey. He started working at the Turkish State Theatre after graduating from Hacettepe University in 2000.
Bayraktar speaks Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, Kurdish, and English.
Movies And TV Series
|2006||Bir Bulut Olsam||Mahmud Paşa|
|2011–14||Muhteşem Yüzyıl||Sümbül Ağa|
|2017||Çoban Yıldızı||Zekkar Karakaya|
|2017||Görünen Adam||Eşref Şerif|
|2017–18||Ufak Tefek Cinayetler||Edip|
|2018||Ağlama Anne||Ali Osman|
|2020||Rise of Empires: Ottoman||Çandarlı Halil Pasha|
|2013||Romantik Komedi 2: Bekarlığa Veda|
|2015||Aşk Sana Benzer||Aykut|
|2017||Cingöz Recai: Bir Efsanenin Dönüşü||Adil|
|2020||Soygun Oyunu: Büyük Vurgun||Yücel Soykan|