Turkish actor and writer who has been working consistently on stage and in film since 1968. He has published dozens of fiction and poetry books.
He studied theatre at the İstanbul Municipality Conservatory.
He received the Muhsin Ertuğrul Special Award, an award that honors someone who has used their life to contribute to the art of theatre, at the Afife Theater Awards in 2011.
His parents are Necdet and Macide Gezen. He was married to Gün İrk from 1968 to 1980. They had a daughter, Elif Gezen, in 1968. He married Leyla Turgut in 1988.