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Funda Eryiğit: Life, Biography, and the Career of Turkish Actress

There is no doubt that the Turkish actress Funda Eryiğit is one of the most talented actresses in Turkey. The eminent actress Eryiğit is full of power with her acting and professional attitude. Don’t even get us started with her beauty…

The Turkish actress funda Eryiğit is 37-year-old
The Turkish actress funda Eryiğit is 37-year-old

The 37-year-old Turkish actress has taken part in numerous iconic series, dramas, theatre plays, and movies throughout her 14 years career. You will probably remember Eryiğit as the iconic character she displayed in Bir Başkadır (Ethos). The Turkish actress, who starred as Ruhiye in the Netflix original, gained great acclamation. However, the career of the Turkish actress goes way back. Namely, she had already proven her talent before she starred in Netflix’s Turkish original.


 

Take a look at for a detailed review on Bir Başkadır (Ethos):

A Truthful, Excellent, Striking Turkish Original Series Ethos on Netflix


 

Well then… Who is this accomplished Turkish actress? There are so many questions on the internet that Turkish series lovers keep asking about Funda Eryiğit. Who is this Turkish actress? How old is Eryiğit and where is she from? Doyouknowturkey is the celebrity expert of the internet world and just one click away from you!

Funda Eryiğit was born on November 6, 1984
Funda Eryiğit was born on November 6, 1984

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Who is Funda Eryiğit?

Funda Eryiğit was born on November 6, 1984, in Zwolle, Netherlands. The father of the actress, originally from Samsun Bafra, went to the Netherlands as a worker. Funda Eryiğit grew up with her grandmother until she was 4 years old. However, she returned to Istanbul, Turkey, after her parents retired and the family started to live together.

The eminent actress Eryiğit was born in Zwolle, Netherlands
The eminent actress Eryiğit was born in Zwolle, Netherlands

The Turkish actress Funda Eryiğit is of Circassian and Georgian descent.

What did Funda Eryiğit Study?

After graduating from Kadir Has Anatolian High School, the Turkish actress Eryiğit entered Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations. Later, she graduated from Istanbul University State Conservatory Theater Department.

The Turkish actress Eryiğit entered Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations
The Turkish actress Eryiğit entered Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations

How and When did Eryiğit Start Her Professional Career?

Funda Eryiğit was interested in children’s theater while continuing her university education. So, she had her first professional experience in the 2002-2003 season. Well, the name of the theatre play was Orman Postacısı (The Forest Postman). In the same year, the actress took part in the plays Bir Kümes Müzikali (A Coop Musical) and Senin Elin Neredeydi? (Where Was Your Hand?)

While continuing her university education, Eryiğit interested in children's theater for a long time
While continuing her university education, Eryiğit interested in children’s theater for a long time

Funda Eryiğit’s First TV Experience

The beautiful actress had her first television experience with the character of Seyhan. The actress portrayed this character in the TV series Canım Ailem (My Dear Family). The phenomenon series, which was broadcast between 2008 and 2009, was starring Uğur Yücel, Ozan Güven, Şebnem Bozoklu, Ezgi Mola, and İlker Aksum in the leading roles.

Funda Eryiğit's first TV experience was with Canım Ailem (My Dear Family)
Funda Eryiğit’s first TV experience was with Canım Ailem (My Dear Family)

In 2014, Funda Eryiğit played Mahir (played by Kenan İmirzalıoğlu)’s lover Belgin in the TV series Karadayı. The Turkish TV series was directed by Uluç Bayraktar and starring Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Bergüzar Gökçe Korel and Çetin Tekindor in the lead roles.

Funda Eryiğit and Kenan İmirzalıoğlu in Karadayı
Funda Eryiğit and Kenan İmirzalıoğlu in Karadayı

In 2016, Funda Eryiğit played the character of Esra in the TV series Gecenin Kraliçesi (Queen of the Night). Taylan Brothers were the directors of the series and it was starring Meryem Uzerli and Murat Yıldırım in the lead roles.

Funda Eryiğit’s Career Stretching from 2011 to the Present

In 2011, the talented Turkish actress Funda Eryiğit starred in Istanbul’un Altınları (The Golds of Istanbul). Next year, in 2012, the popular actress took part in Uçurum (The Cliff). Eski Hikaye (The Old Story) in 2013, Karadayı in 2014, Gecenin Kraliçesi (The Queen of the Night) in 2016, Poyraz Karayel in 2017, Mehmed: Bir Cihan Fatihi (The Conqueror), Can Kırıkları (Broken Lives) in 2018, are some of the main Turkish TV series and dramas in which the actress took part.

Funda Eryiğit in Gecenin Kraliçesi (Queen of the Night)
Funda Eryiğit in Gecenin Kraliçesi (Queen of the Night)

Did Funda Eryiğit Star on Netflix?

The first time she appeared on the world-famous digital entertainment platform Netflix was with Hakan: Muhafız (The Protector). Following this thrilling production, the actress appeared in the TV series Bir Başkadır (The Ethos) in 2020. The series became so successful that it was spoken for weeks in Turkey.

Funda Eryiğit and Çağatay Ulusoy in Hakan- Muhafız (The Protector)
Funda Eryiğit and Çağatay Ulusoy in Hakan- Muhafız (The Protector)

In 2021, Funda Eryiğit starred in the television series Son Yaz (The Last Summer). In this series, the actress played the character of Canan Kara, the fearless wife of a public prosecutor Selim Kara (Ali Atay). The young, talented, and attractive Turkish actor Alperen Duymaz was also one of the leading roles in the series.

TV Series, Dramas, Movies, and Plays Starring Funda Eryiğit

Cinema

  • 2010 — Ev (Home) – as Yeşim – Supporting Role
  • 2015 — Limonata (Lemonade) – as Nihal – Supporting Role
  • 2015 — Yok Artık! – as Figen – Supporting Role
  • 2016 — Tereddüt (Clair Obscur) – as Şehnaz – Leading Role
  • 2018 — Aden – Aras – Leading Role
Funda Eryiğit as Ruhiye in Netflix original Bir Başkadır (Ethos), 2020
Funda Eryiğit as Ruhiye in Netflix original Bir Başkadır (Ethos), 2020

Series & Drama

  • 2008-2009 — Canım Ailem (My Dear Family) – as Seyhan Yaman – Leading Role
  • 2011 — İstanbul’un Altınları (The Golds of Istanbul) – as Ayşegül Altın Açık – Supporting Role
  • 2012 — Uçurum (The Cliff) – as Pınar Kılınç – Supporting Role
  • 2013-2014 — Eski Hikaye (Old Story) – as Türkan – Leading Role
  • 2014-2015 — Karadayı – as Belgin Türe – Supporting Role
  • 2016 — Gecenin Kraliçesi (The Wuenn of the Night) – as Esra – Supporting Role
  • 2016-2017 — Poyraz Karayel – as Eda Bozkurt – Supporting Role
  • 2018 — Mehmed: Bir Cihan Fatihi (The Conqueror) – as Evdokya – Supporting Role
  • 2018 — Can Kırıkları (Broken Lives) – as Zeynep İnan – Leading Role
  • 2021 — Son Yaz (The Last Summer) – as Canan Yalçın Kara – Leading Role
The leading roles of Son Yaz (the Last Summer)
The leading roles of Son Yaz (the Last Summer)

Internet Series

  • 2020 — Hakan: Muhafız (The Protector) – as Nisan
  • 2020 — Bir Başkadır (Ethos) – as Ruhiye – Leading Role
  • Soon — Kül (Ash) – as Gökçe
  • Soon — Nuh Boğuldu (Noah Drowned)
2015 make Turkish comedy drama film Limonata (Lemonade)
2015 make Turkish comedy drama film Limonata (Lemonade)

Theatre Stage

  • 2012-2013 — Sessizlik (Silence) – as Silence – İstanbul State Theatre
  • 2016 — Ev’vel Zaman – as İlkin – Stage Beşiktaş
  • 2018 — Fotoğraf 51 – as Rosalind Franklin – Craft
  • 2021-2022 — Timsah Ateşi (Crocodile Fire) – as Alannah – Zorlu PSM
The Turkish actress Eryiğit acted as Eda Bozkurt in the phenomenon TV series Poyraz Karayel
The Turkish actress Eryiğit acted as Eda Bozkurt in the phenomenon TV series Poyraz Karayel

Funda Eryiğit’s Awards and Nominations

  • 2013 — 1. New Theatre Magazine Labor and Success Awards – Mediha Gökçer Promising Young Actress – Sessizlik (Silence) – Won
  • 2013 — 18. Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Actress Awards – The Most Successful Actress of the Year in Musical or Comedy – Won
  • 2013 — 17. Afife Theatre Awards – Most Successful Actress of the Year – Nomination
  • 2019 — Theater Critics Circle Awards – Actress of the Year – Fotoğraf 51 – Won
  • 2019 — 19. Pillars Audience Awards – Most Successful Small Hall Actress of the Year – Won
  • In 2019 — 23. Afife Theatre Awards – Most Successful Actress of the Year – Won
  • 2019 — 24. Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Actress Awards – Most Successful Actress of the Year – Won
  • 2019 — 26. Adana Golden Boll Film Festival – Best Actress – Aden – Won
Funda Eryiğit and Berkun Oya
Funda Eryiğit and Berkun Oya

Private Life of Funda Eryiğit

The 37-year-old Turkish actress is not married. However, the beautiful Turkish actress Funda Eryiğit has been together with the director of Netflix’s Turkish original Bir Başkadır (Ethos) Berkun Oya. The couple started dating during the filming of the series, in December 2020.

The actress Funda Eryiğit is 1.72 meters tall and 53 kilograms
The actress Funda Eryiğit is 1.72 meters tall and 53 kilograms

Funda Eryiğit’s Physical Features

What is Funda Eryiğit‘s height? What is Funda Eryiğit‘s weight? Moreover, what is Funda Eryiğit‘s zodiac sign? So, the 37-year-old Turkish actress Funda Eryiğit is 1.72 meters tall and 53 kilograms. So, with her impressive outlook, the beautiful Turkish celebrity is definitely one of the most attractive actresses in Turkey. As for the zodiac sign of the Turkish actress, Eryiğit is a Scorpion person.

Eryiğit is a Scorpion person
Eryiğit is a Scorpion person

As for Funda Eryiğit’s hair color, she has dark black hair. And the eye color of the Turkish actress is, on the other hand, black.

Turkish Actress Instagram, Twitter, and More

The beautiful Turkish actress is an active social media user. The Turkish actress Eryiğit has more than 504K followers on Instagram and 1189 posts currently. As for her Twitter account, Funda Eryiğit has 66.1K followers there with 4.303 tweets. In addition to that, the Turkish actress Eryiğit has a lot of fan pages on both Instagram and Twitter.

The Turkish actress Eryiğit has more than 504K followers on Instagram
The Turkish actress Eryiğit has more than 504K followers on Instagram

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