Sumru Yavrucuk

Sumru Yavrucuk (born 24 September 1961) is a Turkish theatre, TV and movie actress best known for her many theatre plays. Outside of Turkey, she is known for playing Songül Yenilmez in Room Number: 309, Feride in The Foreign Groom, and Meryem Aksoy in What is Fatmagül's crime? She has also starred in several movies, most notably Are We OK?

Sumru Yavrucuk
Born (1961-09-24) 24 September 1961 (age 60)
OccupationActress
Years active1982–present
Children1
Parent(s)Sami Yavrucuk

Education and CareerEdit

Sumru Yavrucuk was born on the 24th of September 1961 in Ankara. She studied at the Department of Singing and Theatre of the Istanbul Municipal Conservatory before transferring to the Ankara State Conservatory. After finishing her studies, Yavrucuk moved to Istanbul where she started working as an actress at the Istanbul State Theatre in 1982. Over the years she acted in many plays including classics such as Lysistrata, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Epic of Gilgamesh, Macbeth and many others.[1] Her latest play is Shirley; adapted to Turkish from Willy Russell's play Shirley Valentine.[2][3]

Yavrucuk started acting in television shows in 1988. She starred in several Turkish shows, most notably Yabancı Damat which proved to be a hit in other countries as well like Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and North Macedonia.[1] Her most recent television show is Baraj which started airing in 2020.[4] She also played a main role on the hit TV show Room Number: 309.

Yavrucuk started acting in movies during the 90s and since then has starred in Annem (2019), Bizi Hatırla (2018), Are We OK? (2013), Luks Glück (2010), Seni seviyorum Rosa (1992) and others.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Sumru Yavrucuk lives in Istanbul with her son Yağmur.[5][6] In 2003, she married Erdinç Ünlü but they divorced in 2005.

FilmographyEdit

TV showsEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Evlilik Hakkında Her Şey 2021– Çolpan
Baraj 2020–2021 Zerrin
Room Number: 309 2016-2017 Songül Yenilmez
Acil Aşk Aranıyor 2015 Nisan's mother
Ağır Roman Yeni Dünya 2012 Tina
Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? 2010-2012 Meryem Aksoy
Bahar Dalları 2009 Güzide
Sevgili Dünürüm 2007 Yıldız
Yabancı Damat 2004-2007 Feride
Mars Kapıdan Baktırır 2004 Yıldız
Bizim Otel 2001 Eva
Parça Pinçik 2000
Dostlar Pasajı 1997
Tutkular 1995
Ayaşlı ve Kiracıları 1989 İffet
Önce Canan 1988

FilmsEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Annem 2019 Main role
Bizi Hatırla 2018 Leman
Tamam mıyız? 2013 Temmuz's mother
Patroniçe 2004 TV movie
Halk Düşmanı 2004 TV movie
Sır 1997
Yer Çekimli Aşklar 1995
İş 1994
Seni Seviyorum Rosa 1992 Rosa
Çıplak 1992 Ayla
Yorum Yok 1990

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Sumru Yavrucuk Biography". Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Shirley - Sumru Yavrucuk". Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  3. ^ Geven, Eda. "Kalbim Shirley ve Sumru Yavrucuk'ta Kaldı". theMagger. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Sumru Yavrucuk". IMDb. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Sumru Yavrucuk: I forgot that I did not give birth to Yağmur". Haber Turk. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Ağlatan sohbet! 'Ben Yağmur'u doğurmadığımı unuttum'". CNN Turk. Retrieved 20 April 2020.

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