Turkish Actor Erkan Petekkaya — A Striking Biography

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Erkan Petekkaya is a former Turkish actor. Especially after his latest projects on Turkish televisions, many have begun asking who is Erkan Petekkaya. Every necessary information you must know about Erkan Petekkaya is on our article.

Erkan Petekkaya is a Turkish actor.
Erkan Petekkaya is a Turkish actor.

Erkan Petekkaya is an old face of Turkish televisions. So, the successful Turkish actor Erkan Petekkaya has been in the show business since 1994. Therefore, there is so much you need to know about Erkan Petekkaya.

So, Who is Erkan Petekkaya? How old is Erkan Petekkaya? Where is Erkan Petekkaya from? All the details are here!

Who is Erkan Petekkaya?

Erkan Petekkaya is a Turkish actor. He was born on 11 December 1970 in Elazığ city of Turkey. Besides, the successful Turkish actor has starred in some television drama series. The most famous ones he took part are Beyaz Gelincik (White Poppies) (2005–07), Sessiz Fırtına (Silent Storm) (2007–08). Moreover, Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki (As Time Goes By) (2010–12), Dila Hanım (2012–14) and Paramparça (Broken Pieces) (2014–17).

The successful Turkish actor Erkan Petekkaya was born on 11 December 1970 in Elazığ city of Turkey.
The successful Turkish actor Erkan Petekkaya was born on 11 December 1970 in Elazığ city of Turkey.

A Short Bio of Turkish Actor Erkan Petekkaya

Erkan Petekkaya was born on December 11, 1970, in Elazığ. But, he is originally from Diyarbakır. He, nevertheless, spent his childhood in Istanbul. Erkan Petekkaya is the son of Şerife and Akın Petekkaya. He also has a sister whose name is Ayşe. He married Didem Petekkaya in 2003 and the pair gave birth to a son named Cem Cano. The eminent Turkish actor studied elementary school in Mehmet Karamancı Primary School. Secondary school, on the other hand, he studied in Bostancı Middle School. And finally, he accomplished high school in Fenerbahçe High School, Istanbul.

Erkan Petekkaya studied at Anadolu University State Conservatory.
Erkan Petekkaya studied at Anadolu University State Conservatory.

Later on, he won Anadolu University State Conservatory. Then, he started working in public theatres in 1993. Erkan Petekkaya entered his career in television world in 1994 with camera jokes. In 1998, he continued his career with the series of Güzel Günler (Fine Days). In 1999, he appeared on the camera for the series Aynalı Tahir. This TV series was the first popular Turkish TV show which brought common fame to the Turkish actor.

Growing Popularity of Erkan Petekkaya

In 2003, Erkan Petekkaya entered among the well-known faces of the screens with the Serseri (Vagrant) series he played. However, Erkan Petekkaya achieved his first major role in the series of Beyaz Gelincik – White Poppies in 2005. Then, he was nominated for the Best Actor in the White Pearl Television Awards with the character of Yılmaz.

Erkan Petekkaya is best known for his role in 2010 make Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki - As Time Goes By Turkish TV series.
Erkan Petekkaya is best known for his role in 2010 make Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki – As Time Goes By Turkish TV series.

Later on, he played in the series of Köpek – Dog that he played in the same year. Afterwards, Erkan Petekkaya played the character of Ali Kaptan (Captain Ali) in a period series. So, the series was Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki – As Time Goes By. This series was published between 2010 and 2013. The series was not only one of the best works in Turkey but was also for the actor. Later on, between 2012 and 2014, he starred in the drama “Dila Hanım” directed by Aydın Bulut.

Erkan Petekkaya signed a contract with "Karga Seven Pictures" in 2017 with the help of Fox TV.
Erkan Petekkaya signed a contract with “Karga Seven Pictures” in 2017 with the help of Fox TV.

In 2017 with the help of Fox TV, Erkan Petekkaya signed a contract with “Karga Seven Pictures“. So, it is a production company affiliated with Red Arrow. And so, he remained in Los Angeles in order to learn the culture of Hollywood.

The Splendid Career of Erkan Petekkaya

Theatre Plays in which Erkan Petekkaya took part:

2001 – Deli Dumrul – Diyarbakır State Theatre
1997 – Düdükçülerle Fırçacıların Savaşı – Diyarbakır State Theatre
1996 – Kanlı Düğün – Diyarbakır State Theatre
1994 – Korku (Play) – Diyarbakır State Theatre
1993 – Sokak Kedisi Marlu – Diyarbakır State Theatre
1993 – Mitos Güzeli – Diyarbakır State Theatre

TV Series and Movies in which Erkan Petekkaya took part:

2019 – Vurgun (TV Series)

2018 – Kapan (as Süleyman) (Feature Film)
2018 – Deliler Fatih’in Fermanı (as Kazıklı Voyvoda) (Feature Film)
2017 – Kayıtdışı (as Ali Kemal Ateş) (TV Series)
2017 – Ayla: The Daughter of War (as Commander İskenderun) (Feature Film)
2016 – Hayati Tehlike (Feature Film)
2015 – Yeni Dünya (as Mehmet Ali) (Feature Film)
2014 – Paramparça (as Cihan) (TV Series)
2014 – Kolpaçino 3. Devre (as Başkan) (Feature Film)
2012 – 2014 – Dila Hanım (as Rıza Bey) (TV Series)
2010 – 2013 – Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki (Ali Akarsu) (TV Dizisi)
2010 – Hanımeli Sokağı (Gavurdağlı Deli Osman) (TV Dizisi)
2009 – Hanımın Çiftliği (Milletvekili) (TV Dizisi)

Erkan Petekkaya has now playing in "Gel Dese Aşk" Turkish TV drama.
Erkan Petekkaya has now playing in “Gel Dese Aşk” Turkish TV drama.

Erkan Petekkaya’s Movies and Series Projects Before 2009 

2009 – Gecenin Kanatları (as Cemal) (Feature Film)
2009 – Bahar Dalları (as Balıkçı/Fisherman) (TV Series)
2008 – 2009 – Son Bahar (as Galip Türker) (TV Series)
2007 – Sessiz Fırtına (as Yiğit Sancaktar) (TV Series)
2005 – Köpek (as Yılmaz) (TV Series)
2005 – Beyaz Gelincik (as Ömer Aslanbaş) (TV Series)
2003 – Taştan Kalp (as İsmail) (Feature Film)
2003 – Serseri (as Bülent) (TV Series)
2003 – Japonyalı Gelin – Japanese Bride (as Ömer) (TV Film)
2003 – Bedel (TV Series)
2001 – Aşkına Eşkıya (as Sadocan) (TV Series)
1999 – Aynalı Tahir (as Kadir Arslan) (TV Series)
1998 – Güzel Günler (as Talat) (TV Series)

Private Life of Erkan Petekkaya

The successful Turkish actor Erkan Petekkaya is married to Didem Petekkaya in 2003. So, the couple has a son named Cem Cano. Their son is now 16 years old. Meanwhile, the Turkish actor Erkan Petekkaya won “Best Actor in Drama” at 38th Golden Butterfly Awards in 2011.

Erkan Petekkaya, his wife Didem Petekkaya and their son Cem Cano.
Erkan Petekkaya, his wife Didem Petekkaya and their son Cem Cano.

Erkan Petekaya is 1.89 meters tall and 82 kilos. His zodiac sign, on the other hand, is Sagittarius. In order to be able to follow his on social media, you can click the following links we have shared below:

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