Mehmet Akif Alakurt

Mehmet Akif Alakurt (born July 23, 1979) is a Turkish actor and model.

Mehmet Akif Alakurt
Born (1979-07-23) July 23, 1979 (age 42)
OccupationActor, model
Years active2001–2016
Notable work
Adanalı as Maraz Al
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
AwardsBest Model of Turkey (2001)


He entered the world of fashion with Neşe Erberk agency as a model. In 1998 he took the "Most Promising" and "Turkey Prince" modelling titles. In 2001, Akif won the title of The Best Model of Turkey, and the Best Model of the World, which he won again in 2002.

In 2002, he played in his first series, Kirik Ayna, as Ali Kirman, with Kadir Inanir, Burak Hakki and Yesim Buber. In 2005 he played in the series Zeytin Dali as Kenan, with Bergüzar Korel. In 2006 he played in the series Haci as Ahmet Gesili, with Tuncel Kurtiz.

A turning point in Mehmet's career was when he starred as the main actor in the series Sila in 2006 as Boran Aga, the perfect husband of Cansu Dere's Sila. In 2008, he appeared in Adanali as Maraz Ali, an intelligent, strong and good thief. In 2011, Mehmet Akif played in another series, Ries, as Murat, a young man who comes back from the United States to find his family in a very bad financial situation and in debt, and is forced to work as a fisherman to support his family and pay the debts they owe.


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Kirik Ayna Ali Kirman TV series
2004 Metro Palas Ural TV series
2005 Zeytin Dali Kenan TV series
2006 Haci Ahmet Gesili TV series
2006–2008 Sıla Boran Genco TV series
2008–2010 Adanalı Maraz Ali TV series
2011 Reis Murat Reis TV series
2013 Fatih Fatih Sultan Mehmet TV series


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