Hulusi Kentmen

Hulusi Kentmen (20 January 1912 – 20 December 1993) was a Turkish actor.

Hulusi Kentmen
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Born(1912-01-20)20 January 1912
Died20 December 1993(1993-12-20) (aged 81)
OccupationPetty officer, actor
Years active1942–1988
Spouse(s)Refika Kentmen[1]
Sevinç Aktansel

He was born in Tarnovo, Bulgaria, in 1912. He studied at petty officer preparatory school and graduated with 3rd class petty officer rank. After serving in the navy for a long time, he took up acting.[2] He acted in the play Hisse-i Şaiya and made his film debut in 1940 with Sürtük. Between 1942 and 1988, he acted in over 500 films. In 1967, he went on an Anatolian tour with Hüseyin Baradan, Şahin Tek and later with Atıf Kaptan.[3]


  1. ^ Koray Düzgören's report on page 9 of Milliyet newspaper dated 19 August 1988: "Nerede O Eski Pazarlar".
  2. ^ Haluk Aktar's report for Milliyet newspaper dated 30 October 1979: "Hedefim 50. Yıl".
  3. ^ Milliyet newspaper dated 24 October 1967, p. 3; see also Melih Can Kalender's article "Hulusi Kentmen'in Çatallı Köy'de İşi Ne?" for the text.

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