Nejat Uygur

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Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Kilis, Turkey
Death Date
Nov 18, 2013 (86)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Kilis, Turkey
Death Date
Nov 18, 2013 (86)

About

Turkish comedian and actor who became a national theatre icon through his performances in plays like Minti Minti and Aman Ozal Duymasin. He was also an occasional film actor whose final film, 2007's The White Angel, won the Remi Award at the 41st WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival.

Before Fame

He studied sculpting at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and founded the Nejat Uygur Theatre in the late 40's.

Trivia

The Ministry of Culture bestowed him the prestigious title of State Artist in 1998.

Family Life

His sons Suheyl and Behzat are also actors.

Associated With

He and Bugra Gulsoy are both popular Turkish actors.