Taner Ölmez — Doctor Ali Vefa of Mucize Doktor – Miracle Doctor Turkish TV Series

The Turkish actor Taner Ölmez is undoubtedly one of the most popular names on Turkish televisions. The actor has been taking place on TVs and movies as an actor for more than a decade. However, his fame grew tremendously after his role as Doctor Ali Vefa, a savant syndrome doctor, in Miracle Doctor Turkish TV series. With his successful acting in Miracle Doctor Turkish TV drama, Taner Ölmez reached a very wide audience. Thus, he became one of the most wanted names of Turkish televisions.

The young actor Taner Ölmez gained huge fame with his latest role in Miracle Doctor Turkish drama.
The young actor Taner Ölmez gained huge fame with his latest role in Miracle Doctor Turkish drama.

In short, today we are going to trace the answers to some of the following questions: Who is Taner Ölmez? Where was Taner Ölmez born? How old is Taner Ölmez? so on. So, let’s get started!

Who is Taner Ölmez?

As we explained at the beginning, Taner Ölmez mainly owes his fame to the Miracle Doctor Turkish TV series. The TV show tells the story of a savant syndrome doctor who is a genius. And it is the remake of the South Korean original TV series The Good Doctor. However, the successful actor Taner Ölmez has been in the Showbiz for more than a decade. And what’s more, he is a quite versatile character.

Taner Ölmez has taken firm steps forward and there is a hidden philosophy behind his success. First of all, the young actor was born in Tunceli in 1986. He has a very tragic life story. Taner Ölmez is a member of a Kurdish and Alawite family. The name of the village where he was born is Ziyaret (in English visit). And people around this village were literally visiting this village. Funnily, the reason for people’s visits is making wishes from the god. Because they believe that the village is sacred!

Taner Ölmez’s Story from Tunceli to Istanbul

When Taner Ölmez was a little child, his grandfather first moved to Istanbul. He was planning to find better opportunities and earn money. Later on, the whole family was about to settle in Istanbul. In the meantime, Taner Ölmez completed his primary education in Tunceli and then he moved to Istanbul, too. During this time, Taner Ölmez stayed with his grandma and his brother with grandpa. So, Taner Ölmez was 4 years old when the first time he saw his brother.


Taner Ölmez studied in Istanbul University State Conservatory Theatre Department.
Taner Ölmez studied in Istanbul University State Conservatory Theatre Department.

Taner Ölmez grew away from his parents due to they immigrated to Switzerland to work. He, on the other hand, made very different works in Istanbul. He worked as a butcher, waiter, and apprentice of a jeweller.

The Career of Taner Ölmez: A Combination of Theatre, Cinema, TV, and Music

Thanks to his success at school, Taner’s family sent him Istanbul. Therefore, Taner Ölmez began to work as a waiter in a jazz pub. And this gave him a chance to meet famous actors and actresses.

With the guidance of those players, he began to take lessons at Bakırköy State Conservatory. However, things don’t go well for him and he quits. Afterwards, he attends to the examinations of the Istanbul University State Conservatory Theatre Department. So, he wins on the first exam and he is only 21 years old.


His acting career started in 2009 with Kapalı Çarşı (Grand Bazaar) Turkish TV series as Gıyabettin. Afterwards, he played in Istanbul’un Altınları (Istanbul’s Goldens) Turkish TV show on ATV. In 2012, he played in Kayıp Şehir (Lost City) Turkish TV drama as Sadık and he began to be a famous actor in Turkey.

Between 2013-2015, Taner Ölmez played in Medcezir (The Tide) Turkish TV show as Mert and he became very successful. With this TV series, Taner Ölmez reached to the widest range of audience. He took part in a period production as Şehzade (Prince) Osman. It was Star TV’s series and the name of Magnificent Century – Kösem. Taner Ölmez gained an international audience in many countries of the world via this series.

Taner Ölmez as a Theatre Origin Actor

During his high school years, he became actively involved in theatre and first appeared in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Taner Ölmez received the Most Successful Supporting Actor of the Year at the 18th Afife Theater Awards for his performance in ’Killer Joe’ Tiyatro staged by Tiyatro İn.


As for the cinema, in 2012, Taner Ölmez made his film debut in the screenplay of Osman Sınav’s ’Uzun Hikaye’ (Long Story), which Osman Sınav sat in the director’s chair. Later on, Taner Ölmez re-appeared in a feature film of director Onur Ünlü. The name of the movie was Kırık Kalpler Bankası (Broken Hearts Bank) and Taner Ölmez acted as Osman.

Taner Ölmez as Şehzade (Prince) Osman in Magnificent Century - Kösem.
Taner Ölmez as Şehzade (Prince) Osman in Magnificent Century – Kösem.

In 2018, he played the role of his brother Ahmet in the feature film “Müslüm“, in which the life of Müslüm Gürses, one of the important names of Arabesque music, was the subject.

Above all, the young and successful actor Taner Ölmez is a very talented musician. Since he was a little child, they were singing songs at their home according to their traditions. So, he grew with music and instruments. For more than a year, he is a member of a band as a vocal and they give concerts. The name of the band is Barabar (for Turkish translation Together) and they interpret classical Turkish folk songs to modern versions.

Taner Ölmez’s Private Life

The famous actor Taner Ölmez has been in a relationship with the young and beautiful actress Ece Çeşmioğlu. Will Taner Ölmez marry with Ece Çeşmioğlu? Is Taner Ölmez married?

Taner Ölmez and Eda Çeşnioğlu.
Taner Ölmez and Eda Çeşnioğlu.

The duo decided to marry soon. The exact date is not clear yet, but Taner Ölmez and his family will go to meet Ece Çeşmioğlu’s family very soon.

Taner Ölmez is now 33 years old and she is 1.79 cm height! Her weight, on the other hand, is 65 kg. Taner Ölmez’s zodiac sign is Leo.

Taner Ölmez on Social Media

The actor reaches his fans through social media accounts. So, you can follow him if you wish, and keep yourself updated for the latest pieces of information.