The Turkish actress with fascinating beauty, Birce Akalay, is here today. With her pure beauty, impressive talent, and sensitiveness on social matters, she is definitely something else. So, you will be amazed when you learn more about her in this post. And by more, we mean everything!
Everything you must know about the Turkish actress Akalay is in this post. Birce Akalay is a representative of a glamorous outlooking, an eager defender of human rights, and a tireless fighter for woman’s rights, in particular … So, they are all definers of the talented Turkish actress.
The beautiful Turkish actress has appeared in many iconic characters on TV, so far. At last, we will be watching her on Netflix with a Turkish original series. But before that, you need to know the actress much clearer.
Well, let’s skip the intro and scroll down the page to see who Birce Akalay really is…
Who is Birce Akalay?
If we had to place her in a category, the actress would definitely take place in the superstar category of Turkey. Well, Birce Akalay was born on 19 June 1984 in Istanbul. The actress completed her high school education in Pera Fine Arts High School Theater Department (2003). However, she did not complete her education at Istanbul University Theater Criticism and Dramaturgy Department in the same year. Yet, she graduated from Haliç University Conservatory Theater Department.
3rd Place at the Beauty Contest in 2004
After taking third place in the 2004 Turkey Beauty Contest, she represented Turkey in the European Beauty Contest and reached the semi-finals. Between 2004-2007, she prepared and presented programs such as Champions League Special and 8th Stage, as well as being a sports announcer at Star TV and TV8.
She portrayed the main characters in the TV series Kader (Destiny), which was made in 2007, and Senin Uğruna, which was also produced in 2007. At the same time, she participated in the 2008 TV series Asi (Rebel) as a guest actress for a while.
Birce Akalay as a Hardworking and Productive Actress
In addition to these, the actress took part in the film Son Ders (The Last Lesson). The release date of the film was 2008. Then, she also starred in Nefes (The Breath), which was released in October 2009.
Birce Akalay, who appeared in the role of Sevtap in the TV series Alayına İsyan. The series was screened on TRT 1 in 2009. In the same year, she shared the lead role with Emre Altuğ in the movie Sizi Seviyorum (I Love You) in September 2009.
In 2009, Birce Akalay’s program, Sinema Dünyası (World of Cinema), continued for a period of broadcasting. It started in the same year on the TRT Music channel and continued on TV8. Further, we watched Birce Akalay as Zişan character in the new season series of ATV, Kış Masalı (Winter Tale).
In 2010, together with the Turkish actor with Murat Ünalmış, she played the character of Havva in the TV series Yer Gök Aşk (Love is Everywhere), which tells about love in Ürgüp.
2013 and After in Birce Akalay’s Career
In 2013, she played the character of opera singer Ayhan Aydan in the TV series Ben Onu Çok Sevdim (I Loved Him Much). The series was revolving around the life of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes on ATV screens.
In 2013, she participated as a guest actress in the TV series Böyle Bitmesin (Don’t End It), which was broadcast on TRT 1. Finally, Birce Akalay played the character of Sinem in the TV series Küçük Ağa (Little Master or Little Lord), which was broadcast on Kanal D.
In 2015, the Turkish actress Akalay took on one of the four leading roles in the TV series Evli ve Öfkeli (Married ve Furious). As for the broadcaster of the series, it was ATV. The Turkish actress Akalay played the leading role in the TV series Hayat Bazen Tatlıdır (BitterSweet Life). Later on, the actress shared the lead role with İbrahim Çelikkol in the TV series Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Black and White Love or Price of Passion) on Kanal D.
A Year of Silence
In late 2018, the beautiful Turkish actress Birce Akalay starred in a leading role in the TV series Ağlama Anne (No Cry Mother). She didn’t appear in any productions for 1 year afterward.
The Next Appearance of Birce Akalay on TV: ‘Babil’
After a year of total serenity, the talented Turkish actress Birce Akalay starred in a promising Turkish TV drama Babil (The Choice). The series was quite assertive with both its story and the casting. In the TV drama, the actress shared the lead roles with Halit Ergenç, Aslı Enver, and Nur Fettahoğlu.
But unfortunately, no matter how promising and quality the series was, it couldn’t gain the success that it had hoped. And so, Babil (The Choice) said goodbye to the screen at the end of 20 episodes.
2021 and Afterward
Birce Akalay is one of Turkey’s most beautiful actresses who has earned a name for herself on the world stage. She has appeared in over 20 films and television series and has become well-known for her stunning beauty and genuine acting.
In 2021, after her appearance in the Turkish TV drama Babil (The Choice), the actress took part in the series Son Yaz (The Last Summer) as Sare Akay. The actress Akalay starred in 5 episodes as a guest actress and then, the series made the final and said goodbye to the screens.
Birce Akalay on Netflix One After the Other
The actress has gained great recognition both in Turkey and the world with her numerous successful projects. When it comes to the year 2022, Birce Akalay enlarged her fame by acting in two series on the digital platform Netflix. One is Kuş Uçuşu (As the Crow Flies), and another one is Mezarlık (Graveyard).
Both the series are made for the world-famous digital entertainment Netflix. The first one, Kuş Uçuşu, is already streaming on Netflix. The series has met the audience as of January 3rd, 2022. The series consists of 8 episodes and each episode runs between 41 and 51 minutes. In the series, Birce Akalay is starring as Lale Kıran, an experienced and well-known journalist who got everything she has by struggling with the man-dominated industry of journalism. She also tries to keep up with the challenge of X and Z generations as she is a member of the Y generation.
Mezarlık (Graveyard): Upcoming Series on Netflix
Following the great success of Kuş Uçuşu (As the Crow Flies), the actress is now having a deep excitement about her new series Mezarlık (Graveyard).
The broadcaster of the series will be Netflix. The eminent Turkish actress Birce Akalay will portray the character of the commissioner with Olgun Toker in the lead role. The producers stated that the shooting of the series has been completed. As for the script of the series, Özden Uçar and Onur Böber are taking on the work. Mezarlık (Cemetery) series will draw attention to the murders of women, which are the bleeding wounds of Turkey. Şehsuvar Aktaş and Berna Öztürk are also among the cast in the series.
So, the first episode of the series will air on Netflix on June 17, 2022, on Friday.
Birce Akalay: A Multi-Talented Actress
The Turkish actress Birce Akalay is fully a multi-talented person. The Turkish actress Akalay used to do ballet, however, she had to quit due to a knee injury. The actress also draws, paints, and writes in addition to her eye-catching talent in acting.
Birce Akalay’s Private Life
Birce Akalay, the former model and the Turkish actress, has been in a relationship with the architect Erdem Hamza since June. Magazines took their pictures together in the last weeks for the first time while they were having fun in a pub in Istanbul.
Birce Akalay’s Two Marriages
Birce Akalay got married to Murat Ünalmış, who is an actor like her, in 2011. However, the couple’s happiness was short-lived. The duo got divorced in 2012.
In 2014, Akalay sat at the wedding table with Sarp Levendoğlu, who played a role in the same series for a while. Sarp Levendoğlu and Birce Akalay, who had been on the verge of separation twice before, did not back down from their third decision.
Who is Birce Akalay with Now?
The beautiful and experienced Turkish actress Birce Akalay is now with Erdem Hamza. Birce Akalay continues her Bodrum holiday with her architect lover Erdem Hamza. The famous actress was recently seen with her lover at Dalga Beach in Ortakent.
Birce Akalay and Erdem Hamza went into the sea together in the evening. The couple, who was quite pleasant, joked with each other in the sea. The famous Turkish actress and her architect boyfriend have been together for more than a year.
Birce Akalay’s Physical Features
What is Birce Akalay’s height? What is Birce Akalay’s weight? Moreover, what is Birce Akalay’s zodiac sign? So, the 37-year-old actress Birce Akalay is 1.73 meters tall and 52 kilograms, her eye color is green. So, despite her age, the actress is still as fit as a 20-year-old young woman. As for the zodiac sign of the acclaimed actress, she is a Gemini person.
Birce Akalay Instagram, Twitter, and More
So, Birce Akalay, who is an accomplished actress and Turkish celebrity, has more than 2.7M followers on Instagram. As for Twitter, at the moment, the actress has more than 167.8K followers. So, for those who wish to monitor her more closely, here is her official Instagram account which she uses actively.
Awards and Nominations
- Barrier-Free Life Foundation 8th Bests of the Year Awards: Best Theatre Actress (Won) — Yedi Kocalı Hürmüz, 2017
- 9th KTU Media Awards: Best Actress (Won) — Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Black and White Love or Price of Passion), 2018
- Istanbul University 1453 Awards: Best Actress of the Year (Won) — Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Black and White Love or Price of Passion), 2018
- Okan University Bests of the Year Awards: Best Actress in TV Series (Won) — Ağlama Anne (No Cry Mother), 2019
- 2nd Best of Rumelia Awards: Best Actress (Won) — 2019
- We Asked Students Project Awards: Best Actress (Won) — Babil (The Choice), 2021
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