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Tolga Safer (born June 26, 1982) is a British actor who is known for playing Igor Karkaroff's Aide in the movie version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Tolga Safer
Born (1982-06-26) June 26, 1982 (age 37)
London, UK
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Life and careerEdit

Safer was born in London, to Cypriot parents.[1] He started acting at the age of 7 in school plays and attended classes at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. Safer has appeared in various TV commercials for Pepsi and Korres, and The Red Cross, (Directed by Peter Webber). He has appeared in several TV episodes of BBC's Casualty and Doctors. His first main role was in the film "Culture Menace" which was a British independent movie before working on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire[2] in a role created especially for him. Other notable film credits include Sugarhouse alongside Andy Serkis and Ashley Walters and Shoot on Sight. In 2017, Safer appeared alongside Dylan O'Brien in CBS Films' thriller American Assassin.[1][3]

At the Arcola Theatre, Safer performed in the controversial play 'Bintou' and then on 'Venezuela'. As well as the Arcola Theatre, Tolga Safer has also performed in plays such as "Prayer Room" at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.[4] and appeared at The Royal National Theatre.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2004 Get the Picture Militia
2004 Cultural Menace Timur
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Karkaroff's Aide
2006 Doctors Ahmet Gul TV series (one episode: "Flying Feathers")
2007 Casualty Wayne Pitt / Michael Canakis TV series (two episode: "A Dangerous Initiative" and "Day One")
2007 Sugarhouse Sef
2008 Shoot on Sight Aziz
2013 Desert Dancer Stephano
2014-15 Spotless Hakan
2017 American Assassin Kamil, Sharif's Assistant
2017 Britannia Aziz

TheatreEdit

Year Theatre Play Role
2002 Arcola Theatre Bintou Kelkhal
2003 Arcola Theatre Venezuela Izmir
2005 The Birmingham Rep Prayer Room Brother Kazi
2006 Royal National Theatre Invisible Mountains Taylan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Londra Gazete. "Tolga stars in terrorist thriller". Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
  2. ^ HPANA. "Krum audition lands actor new role in 'Goblet'". Retrieved 26 February 2010.
  3. ^ BBC. "Sugarhouse". Retrieved 26 February 2010.
  4. ^ The Telegraph (24 August 2005). "A short, sharp shock of a play". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/

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