Serkan Altunorak

Serkan Altunorak (born 24 December 1976) is a Turkish actor.

Serkan Altunorak
Born (1976-12-24) 24 December 1976 (age 45)
EducationHacettepe University
Mimar Sinan University
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Life and careerEdit

Altunorak is a graduate of Hacettepe University with a degree in theatre studies. He later studied performing arts and graduated from Mimar Sinan University Conservatory.[1]

He made his debut on television in 1999 with his role in Ayrılsak da Beraberiz as Unisex Bekir. In 2006 he appeared in İmkansız Aşk as Cem, and in the same year played the role of Tolga in the movie Gomeda, which marked his cinematic debut. In 2007 he was cast in Kara Duvak as Merdan. In the following year, he appeared in the TV series Sınıf as Umut and also had the lead role in the adaptation of Mercury Fur in Turkey. In 2009 he portrayed a conservatory student in the TV series Melekler Korusun and went on stage again with a role in the play Alışveriş ve S***ş.

In the meantime he play in Sezen Aksu's music video "Yanmışım Sönmüşüm Ben", directed by Fatih Akın. He also made guest appearances in the TV series Yaseminname, Çocuklar Duymasın and Karım ve Annem.[2]

In October 2006, he had to play Russian roulette in a scene of the TV series İmkansız Aşk, in which he starred with Ebru Gündeş. Altunorak, who put the gun to his head, collapsed to the ground in blood as soon as he pulled the trigger. He was seriously injured as the pistol was still loaded and he was treated for a long time. The series was subsequently cancelled.[3]

In 2011, he had the role of Suat in Bir Günah Gibi. He had his breakthrough with his portrayal of Taşlıcalı Yahya in the historical drama series Muhteşem Yüzyıl.[4]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Television
Year Title Role
1999 Ayrılsak da Beraberiz Unisex Bekir
2005 Karım ve Annem Orkun
2006 İmkansız Aşk Cem
2007 Kara Duvak Merdan
2008 Sınıf Umut
2009–2010 Melekler Korusun Erkan
2011 Bir Günah Gibi Suat
2013 Şüphe Tarık
2012–2014 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Taşlıcalı Yahya
2017–2018 Aşkın Kanunu Vedat
2015 Evli ve Öfkeli Tarık Sönmez
2016–2017 Cesur ve Güzel Bülent Aydınbaş
2017 7 Yüz Metin
2018 Vatanım Sensin Monsieur Dule
2021 Sana Söz Erdem Karaca
2022– Evlilik Hakkında Her Şey Bora Göktaş
2022 Wild Abandon Suat Uysal
2022 Another Self Selim

FilmEdit

Film
Year Title Role
2006 Gomeda Tolga
2008 Roz'un Sonbaharı Metin
2018 Cebimdeki Yabancı Metin

As voice actorEdit

Film Role Notes
Lucky Luke Rantanplan Turkish voiceover
Life with Louie Glen Glenn Turkish voiceover
Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny Turkish voiceover
Richie Rich Richie Rich Turkish voiceover
Smallville Clark Kent Turkish voiceover

TheatreEdit

Theatre
Year Title Role Venue
2007 Mercury Fur[5] Elliot DOT
2008 Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat[6] Mikado DOT
2009 Alışveriş ve S***ş[7] Mark DOT
2014 Dövüş Gecesi[8] DOT
2018 Killology[9] Craft Theatre
2021 The Taming of the Shrew[10] Petruchio Zorlu Performing Arts Center

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Notes Result
2008 Sadri Alışık Awards Efes Pilsen Youth Sepcial Award[5] Mercury Fur shared with the cast Won
2010 Sadri Alışık Awards Selection Committee Special Award[11] Alışveriş ve S***ş shared with the cast Won
2018 23rd Sadri Alışık Theatre and Cinema Awards Most Successful Actor of the Year[9] Killology Nominated
2018 18th Pillars Audience Awards Small Hall Actor Award[9] Killology Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Serkan Altunorak kimdir?". Sabah. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Serkan Altunorak kimdir?". Milliyet. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Serkan Altunorak kimdir? Yakışıklı oyuncu kaç yaşında ve nerede doğdu?". Sözcü. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Serkan Altunorak kimdir kaç yaşındadır?". Hürriyet. 1 February 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Kürklü Merkür - Dot". Dot Theatre. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Vur/Yağmala/Yeniden". tiyatrolar.com.tr. Archived from the original on 7 April 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  7. ^ "Üstün Akmen: Shopping and Fucking - Dot". tiyatroonline.com. 15 June 2010. Archived from the original on 13 November 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  8. ^ "Dövüş Gecesi". tiyatrolar.com.tr. Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  9. ^ a b c "Killology | Craft Tiyatro Kadıköy". Craft Theatre. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  10. ^ "Dijital Sahne #7 : Hırçın Kız". Zorlu Performing Arts Center. 18 February 2021. Archived from the original on 18 February 2021. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  11. ^ "Alışveriş ve S***ş - Dot". Dot Tiyatro. Retrieved 20 February 2021.

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