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Engin Altan Düzyatan: Turkey’s Modern Times Historic Hero on Television

The outstanding Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan is one the coolest actors in Turkey for almost the last decade. With the rise of the television series “Diriliş: Ertuğrul” (Ertuğrul: Resurrection), he climbed to the peak of his career. The actor is handsome, cool, and what’s more, has great acting skills. Being discrete to press makes him a respected star among all the audience.

Engin Altan Düzyatan is Turkey's one of the most leading actor both at home and abroad
Engin Altan Düzyatan is Turkey’s one of the most leading actors both at home and abroad

From 2002 to 2018, the accomplished Turkish actor appeared in various roles. However, in the latest TV series “Diriliş: Ertuğrul” (Ertuğrul Resurrection) he played the warrior clan leader Ertuğrul Gazi. The character whom he performed, by the way, is the father of Osman Bey, the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

Engin Altan Düzyatan in Dirilis Resurrection with long hair
Engin Altan Düzyatan in Dirilis Resurrection with long hair

“Turkish Game of Thrones”

Ertuğrul Gazi is pictured as a cool warrior with his long hair & beard. He is also wearing leather suits unlike the classic Asian – Middle Eastern warrior type -a white cloth, turban, etc. We can say Ertuğrul Gazi figure looks just like Jon Snow of The Game of Thrones. Kit Harington and the Turkish actor are both young and handsome figures. No need to mention that they are both cool and serious.

It is no surprise that worldwide fans of Diriliş: Ertuğrul call the series Turkish Game of Thrones!

Engin Altan Düzyatan in Resurrection: Ertugrul
Engin Altan Düzyatan in Resurrection: Ertugrul

Besides all, the talented Turkish actor is the type of everybody which means Everybody loves him. Young women want a boyfriend like him, old women want a son-in-law like him. As for young boys, they all want to be like him, and old boys, place themselves in the role. To sum up, we can say that he has fewer haters than other actors.

Engin Altan Düzyatan loves photography. (with African Children for social responsibility projects)
Engin Altan Düzyatan loves photography. (with African Children for social responsibility projects)

Engin Altan Düzyatan’s Biography: Who is He?

The actor was born on the 26th of July 1979 in İzmir. His family is of Albanian descent. He studied theatre at Dokuz Eylül University. Following his graduating, he moved to İstanbul to get involved in bigger roles on television and cinema.

The eminent actor is Turkey's one of the most productive and handsome ones
The eminent actor is Turkey’s one of the most productive and handsome ones

He started to appear on various TV series like Ruhsar, Koçum Benim, and Alacakaranlık. His first role was in the movie Beyza’nın Kadınları (Beyza’s Women). After some years and successful performances, he started to catch bigger roles. He starred in the films Romantik Komedi (Romantic Comedy), New York’ta Beş Minare (Five Minarets in New York) and Bir Avuç Deniz in 2010. In addition to acting, the actor started to host TV shows. Funny to mention, the prominent actor hosted Canlı Para (Live Money) from 2010 to 2011 (the Turkish version of The Million Pound Drop Live).

Engin Altan Düzyatan hosting Canli Para
Engin Altan Düzyatan hosting Canli Para

From 2014 to 2019, Engin Altan Düzyatan starred in Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Ertuğrul Resurrection), which has been one of the biggest productions of TRT ever (Turkish Radio Television Corporation).

Engin Altan Düzyatan’s Personal Life

The actor was always discrete to press. Sure, he was not a womanizer, he is a long-term relationship guy. He started to date with Özge Özpirinççi and the couple was engaged. This relationship was one of the hottest news in Turkish celebrities then.  However, the two broke up in 2013. A year later, in 2014, he started a relationship with Neslişah Alkoçlar and the couple got married in 2014. Neslişah Alkoçlar gave him a son in 2016 named Emir Aras Düzyatan. In 2018, Neslişah Alkoçlar gave birth to 2nd baby and they named her Alara.

Engin Altan Düzyatan and his wife Neslişah Alkoçlar
Engin Altan Düzyatan and his wife Neslişah Alkoçlar

After “Resurrection: Ertugrul”

As we stated, the attractive Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan made his best debut with Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul). The historical drama became so successful that it brought the actor both national and international recognition. The series continued for 5 years and 150 episodes in total and the actor proved his talent in acting all the way through. Following the series, he gained a great many numbers of fans, especially in the Middle Eastern countries.

Engin Altan Düzyatan made quite a name with Diriliş-Ertugrul (Resurrection Ertugrul)
Engin Altan Düzyatan made quite a name with Diriliş-Ertugrul (Resurrection Ertugrul)

After this series, the actor starred in Kurşun (Bullet), performed as Orhan Atmaca, a dedicated judge who also fights against the underground world of Istanbul with his own terms in 1970s Istanbul. However, the series couldn’t be successful and made finale at the end of 7 episodes.

In Kurşun (Bullet), Engin Altan Düzyatan performed as the judge Orhan Atmaca
In Kurşun (Bullet), Engin Altan Düzyatan performed as the judge Orhan Atmaca

Barbaroslar (Barbarosses): The Story of 4 Sailor Brothers

The actor causes great excitement now with his last historical TV drama: “Barbaroslar“. The story of the series revolves around the 4 sailor brothers. They ensure Ottoman supremacy in the Mediterranean; Hayreddin Barbarossa, Oruc Reis, Ishak, and Ilyas.

It is expected that the historical Turkish TV drama Barbaroslar will make premiere at the end of this summer
It is expected that the historical Turkish TV drama Barbaroslar will make premiere at the end of this summer

We expect that the series will make premiere at the end of this summer and will be on the screen every Friday. As for the broadcaster, the series will be aired on TRT channels. The more we have got the information, the more we will inform you with the details.

What are Engin Altan Düzyatan’s Physical Features?

The successful Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan is not only acclaimed through his talent in acting but also with his attractive and charming good-looking and posture. Furthermore, he already has tens of thousands of fans, which mostly comprises young women. So, the actor is 1.85 meters tall, 76 kilos. And the zodiac sign of the actor, on the other hand, is Leo.

Engin Altan Düzyatan is a true gentile and a very attractive Turkish actor
Engin Altan Düzyatan is a true gentile and a very attractive Turkish actor

Engin Altan Düzyatan on Social Media

The young and successful Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan is not very active on social media. He has more than 4.4M followers on Instagram. On Twitter, on the other hand, he has 709.5K followers.

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