Cüneyt Arkın Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 85 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth September 8, 1937

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6 feet 1 Inches (1.82 m)
Weight 75 kg (165 lbs)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color white
Nickname Arkın
Full Name Fahrettin Cüreklibatır
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality Turkish
Birthplace Karaçay, Turkey
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Fahrettin Cureklibatır, popularly known by his stage name Cuneyt Arkin. He is a Turkish film actor, film director & producer, and martial artist. He is a widely acclaimed and most prominent star in Turkish cinema.

Cuneyt Arkin has acted in more than 300 movies and television series for which he has been getting praised by everyone including his fellow stars, fans, and admirers.


Cuneyt Arkin has become popular for his movies which have ranged from well-received drama series to mockbusters throughout his showbiz career spanning four decades.

During the early years of his career, Arkin gained fame for acting in historical dramas taking place during the Ottoman Empire’s first centuries and during the Anatolian Seljuks, such as Malkocoglu Cem Sultan and Battal Gazi.

Aside from such action-based films, he also participated in political films in the late 1970s, notably The Adam Trilogy directed by Remzi Aydin Jonturk. Throughout their careers, Ark*n and Jonturk collaborated on a number of films. Among the most famous partners of Yesilcam Turkish cinema, Cuneyt Arkin and Fatma Girik are.


Throughout four decades of his showbiz career, the multi-talented man has gained immense popularity by working on innumerable projects as a film actor, director & producer as well.

Cüneyt Arkın Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer

Net Worth: USD $1-5 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: Hacı Yakup Cüreklibatır

Mother: Halise Cüreklibatır

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse:
Betül Cüreklibatır (m. 1970–1971), Güler Mocan (m. 1964–1968)

Children: 3

Son(s): Murat Arkın, Kaan Polat Cüreklibatır

Daughter(s): Filiz Cüreklibatır

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