Kenan İmirzalıoğlu - biography

Actor from Turkey

Kenan İmirzalıoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ceˈnan iˈmirzalɯˌoːɫu], born 18 June 1974) is a Turkish actor. Kenan İmirzalıoğlu was born as the youngest of three children to Mustafa and Yıldız İmirzalıoğlu in the village of Üçem in Balâ, Ankara Province. At age 12, he moved to the city of Ankara for his middle studies. He graduated in Mathematics from Yıldız Technical University. He won the Best Model Of Turkey in 1997 along with Deniz Akkaya. He caught the eye of director Osman Sınav who cast him in the TV series Deli Yürek (Crazy Heart). He also starred in its spinoff film Deli Yürek: Bumerang Cehennemi (Crazy Heart: Boomerang Hell). He then acted in Alacakaranlık (Dusk) written and directed by Uğur Yücel and Yazı Tura (Toss up) which featured the same cast. In 2005, İmirzalıoğlu played the lead role in Osman Sınav's Aci Hayat (Bitter Life) based on the 1962 film of the same name. He followed that by lead roles in the action films Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali (The Last Ottoman: Knockout Ali) and Kabadayı (For Love and Honor). He returned to television in 2009 with the series Ezel and also starred in the action film Ejder Kapanı (Dragon Trap) directed by Uğur Yücel.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1974-06-18
Place of birth
Üçem, Bala
Nationality
Turkey
Parents
Mustafa İmirzalıoğlu, Yıldız İmirzalıoğlu
Spouse(s)
Emina Alilovic Cansu Dere
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
Yıldız Technical University

Performances

Year Performance Character
2007 For Love and Honor
2007 Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali
2004 Toss-Up
2001 Deli Yürek: Bumerang Cehennemi

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