Veteran actor who has starred in several classic Turkish films, including 1993's Berlin in Berlin, 1998's Karisik Pizza and 2007's Adam and the Devil. In 2016, he began starring on the series O Hayat Benim.
He was a law student at Istanbul University and a member of the theatre group Dostlar Tiyatrosu.
He is the author of several books, including 1997's A! Cem'i Yazilar, Parantez Yayinlari.
He married Nurgül Yesilçay in 2004. He was previously married to Selin Dilmen, Esin Maraslioglu and Sebla Pekcan. He is the father of actress Cemre Özer.
He co-stars with singer and actor Keremcem on O Hayat Benim.