January 1, 1957
Ozman Sirgood is an established actor who works in film and television projects on both sides of the Atlantic. A celebrity in his native Turkey, Ozman makes his home in Los Angeles, California. Ozman's career spans 17 years and three continents.
Ozman was born as Osman Soykut in Ankara, Turkey. His heritage includes Dagestani Avar roots on his mother's side and Crimean Tatar from his father. He attended Frankfurt International School, TED Ankara College Foundation Schools and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Middle East Technical University.
He moved to California in 1984 and began his acting career in 1989. In 2001, he began receiving training from Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, continuing until Milton's death in 2008.
Discovered for the Turkish market in 2007, Ozman went to Istanbul with a lead role in the TV drama Iki Yabanci. Quickly gaining a reputation as a skilled actor, he continued with bigger roles in Pars Narkoteror and Adanalı.
In 2009, he was cast as the suave and deadly Aron Feller in the long-running TV action drama Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu which he played for three seasons. In 2014, he was selected to play İbn-i Arabi in the historical TV drama Diriliş: Ertuğrul, another very successful role. In 2016, he played opposite Christian Bale as Dep. Gov. Mazhar in the epic drama The Promise directed by Terry George.
|2016||The Promise||Deputy Governor Mazhar|
|2014||Diriliş: Ertuğrul||İbn-i Arabi|
|2014||P-51 Dragon Fighter||Dr. Heinrich Gudrun|
|2013||Tatar Ramazan||Kirmastılı Dayı|
|2012||League of Steam||The Chairman|
|2011||Wilde Salome||King Herod|
|2009||Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu||Aron Feller|
|2009||It's A Mismatch||Mr. Brenner|
|2007||Iki Yabancı||Mustafa Hasırcı|
|2007||Game of Life||Mr. Rafiki|
|2007||Art School Confidential||Dad Platz|
|2006||Petrified||Dr. Horatio Van Gelder|
|2005||The Net 2.0||Oscar|
|2003||The Bold and the Beautiful||Vijay|
|2003||One of Them||Santiago|
|2002||The Hot Chick||The King|
- "Osman Soykut Kimdir? - Güncel Osman Soykut Haberleri". www.sabah.com.tr.