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Birce Akalay: A Nobel Personality and a Fascinating Beauty

The Turkish actress with fascinating beauty, Birce Akalay, is here today to amaze you. A representative of a glamorous out looking, an eager defender of human rights, a tireless fighter for woman’s rights, … 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.

Birce Akalay indisputably Turkey's one of the most glamorous women
Birce Akalay is indisputably Turkey’s one of the most glamorous women

Here is everything you need to know about Birce Akalay…

Who is Birce Akalay?

If we had to place her in a category, the actress would definitely take place in the superstar’s 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 in Istanbul University Theater Criticism and Dramaturgy Department in the same year. Yet, she graduated from Haliç University Conservatory Theater Department.

The actress graduated from Haliç University Conservatory Theater Department
The actress graduated from Haliç University Conservatory Theater Department

3rd Place at the Beauty Contest in 2004

After coming third 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.

Birce Akalay represented Turkey in the European Beauty Contest and reached the semi-finals
Birce Akalay represented Turkey in the European Beauty Contest and reached the semi-finals

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 films Son Ders (The Last Lesson). The release date of the series 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 roles with Emre Altuğ in the movie Sizi Seviyorum (I Love You) in September 2009.

Birce Akalay was born on 19 June 1984 in Istanbul
Birce Akalay was born on 19 June 1984 in Istanbul

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 the actress as Zişan 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.

The actress drew great attention with her new hair style in Ağlama Anne (No Cry Mother) Turkish TV drama
The actress drew great attention with her new hairstyle in Ağlama Anne (No Cry Mother) Turkish TV drama

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 actor 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.

İbrahim Çelikkol and Birce Akalay in Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Black Money Love)
İbrahim Çelikkol and Birce Akalay in Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Black Money Love)

In 2015, she 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 actress 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 Last Appearance of Birce Akalay on TV: ‘Babil’

After a year of total serenity, the actress 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.

The popular actress acted as İlay in Babil (The Choice) Turkish TV drama
The popular actress acted as İlay in Babil (The Choice) Turkish TV drama

But unfortunately, the series couldn’t gain the success that it hoped. And so, it said goodbye to the screen at the end of 20 episodes.

Birce Akalay’s Private Life

The former model and the Turkish actress Birce Akalay 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.

The former model and the Turkish actress Birce Akalay has been in a relationship with the architect Erdem Hamza
The former model and the Turkish actress Birce Akalay has been in a relationship with the architect Erdem Hamza

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.

Birce Akalay and Murat Ünalmış got married in 2011 and divorced following year
Birce Akalay and Murat Ünalmış got married in 2011 and divorced the following year

In 2014, Akalay sat at the wedding table with Sarp Levendoğlu, who played a role in the same series for a while. The duo, who had been on the verge of separation twice before, did not back down from their third decision.

In 2014, Birce Akalay sat at the wedding table with Sarp Levendoğlu and divorced 2 years later
In 2014, Birce Akalay sat at the wedding table with Sarp Levendoğlu and divorced 2 years later

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. So, despite her age, the actress is still as fit as a 20-year-old girl. The zodiac sign of the young actress, on the other hand, is Gemini.

Birce Akalay Instagram, Twitter, and More

So, the accomplished actress and Turkish celebrity have more than 2.3M followers on Instagram. As for Twitter, at the moment, the actress has more than 163K followers. So, for those who wish to monitor her more closely, here is her official Instagram account which she uses actively.

The 37-year-old actress Birce Akalay is 1.73 meters tall and 52 kilograms
The 37-year-old actress Birce Akalay is 1.73 meters tall and 52 kilograms

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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