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Mehmet Aslantuğ

Mehmet Aslantuğ
Born (1961-09-25) 25 September 1961
Samsun, Turkey
Occupation Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1981–present
Spouse(s) Arzum Onan
Children 1

Mehmet Aslantuğ (born 25 September 1961) is a Turkish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter of Adyghe origin.[1] He has received a Golden Boll Award, a Golden Objective Award, three Golden Orange Awards, and four Golden Butterfly Awards. In 1996, Aslantuğ married to the actress and beauty pageant titleholder Arzum Onan who was crowned Miss Turkey 1993 and Miss Europe 1993. Aslantuğ and Onan has a son, Can.

Early life and career

Aslantuğ was born in 1961 to Circassian parents from Turkey. He has appeared in more than 30 films and television shows since 1981. He starred in Akrebin Yolculuğu, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

In April 2011, it was announced that Aslantuğ would portray the role of Çerkez Ethem in an upcoming Mohy Quandour film.[3][4]



Year Film Role Notes
1981 Aşka Dönüş
1985 Akrep Burcu
1986 Gün Doğmadan
1987 Ateş Böceği Yılmaz
1992 Kapıları Açmak
1993 Yalancı
1994 Yengeç Sepeti
1994 Gerilla Gerilla Mehmet
1995 Bir Kadının Anatomisi
1997 Akrebin Yolculuğu Kerem
2006 Ankara Cinayeti Suat Nedim
2010 Aşkın İkinci Yarısı Arif Actor, director, producer, and screenwriter


Year Film Role Notes
1987 Yeniden Doğmak Hanım Ağa TV mini-series
1987 Sevgi Dünyası Video
1987–1988 Belene Ahmet the Teacher TV mini-series
1989–1990 İz Peşinde Tuncer TV mini-series
1990 Başka Olur Ağaların Düğünü Dr. Murat TV mini-series
1990 Vurguna İnmek TV mini-series
1992 Kopuk Dünyalar Kasap Mehmet TV mini-series
1994 Kurtuluş Captain Fazıl Bey TV mini-series
1997–1999 Sıcak Saatler Sedat Yalçın TV series
1997 Yeni Bir Yıldız TV film
2000 Merdoğlu Ömer Merdoğlu TV mini-series
2001 Hırsız Adil Alemdar TV mini-series
2003–2005 Bir İstanbul Masalı Selim Arhan TV series
2009 Hanımın Çiftliği Muzaffer Dinçaslan TV series
2011 Canım Babam Kerem TV series
2012 Veda Reşat Bey, Ottoman Minister of Finance TV series
2013 Ben Onu Çok Sevdim Adnan Menderes, Turkish Prime Minister TV series

Selected awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1990 Golden Butterfly Award Won
1992 Golden Orange Award Best Actor Kapıları Açmak Won
1993 Golden Orange Award Best Actor Yalancı Won
1994 Golden Butterfly Award Won
Golden Orange Award Best Actor Yengeç Sepeti Won
Golden Boll Award Best Actor Yalancı Won
1995 Contemporary Cinema Actors Won
1997 Golden Butterfly Award Won
1998 Golden Objective Award Won
2005 White Pearl Television Award Best Actor Bir İstanbul Masalı Won
2006 Golden Butterfly Award Won
2010 Broadcast Television Journalists Association Oscar Best Actor Hanımın Çiftliği Won


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  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Akrebin Yolculuğu". Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  3. ^ "Mehmet Aslantuğ "Çerkez Ethem"i Oynayacak!".  
  4. ^ "Çerkez Ethem Aslantuğ".  

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