Professional actor who became a celebrity after being cast in the films The Physician and Almanya: Welcome to Germany. He went on to earn additional fame when he landed a role on the TV series Tatort.
He trained at the Hamburg Stage Studio of the Performing Arts.
He received a Jupiter Award nomination for the 2014 movie Irre sind männlich.
He was born into an academic family of Turkish descent.
He starred in Irre sind männlich alongside actress Josefine Preuss.