Engin Altan Düzyatan Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in Dirilis: Ertugrul tv show
Nickname Düzyatan
Full Name Engin Altan Düzyatan
Profession Actor
Nationality Turkish
Age 42 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth July 26, 1979
Birthplace İzmir, Turkey
Religion Muslim
Zodiac Sign Leo

Engin Altan Düzyatan was born on 26 July 1979 in İzmir Province, Turkey. He is a Turkish actor with stunning looks. He attended Dokuz Eylül University and completed his studies in Performing Arts. In 2001, he made his acting debut with Ruhsar alongside talented stars like Hande Ataizi and Cem Davran. He got really passionate about his work and went on to act in various roles in Turkish films.

The biggest project of his life which eventually made him popular internationally, Dirilis: Ertugrul. He played magnificently the role of Ertugrul in the famous Turkish historical series composed of 5 exclusive seasons. Dirilis: Ertugrul series went viral throughout the world and it was a huge success for Engin Altan Düzyatan as well as for his co-stars Cengiz Coskun, Nurettin Sönmez, and Esra Bilgic.

Career Journey

After he made his debut in Ruhsar 2001, Engin Altan then appeared in the Turkish film named Shattered Soul (Beyza’nın Kadınları) with co-stars Demet Evgar and Tamer Karadagli. In 2007, he played the role of Murat in Sevgili Dünürüm with Haluk Bilginer, Sumru Yavrucuk and Nevra Serezli. After that, Engin Altan Düzyatan appeared in Turkish films Cennet (2008) and Mezuniyet (2009) and by then, he became quite famous in Turkey. In 2009, he played Doctor Serdar Batur in the series Bir Bulut Olsam with Melisa Sözen and Engin Akyürek. Engin hosted a Turkish version of “The Million Pound Drop Live ” game show named Canlı Para in 2010 and 2011.

In 2014, Engin Altan shared the screen with Nurgül Yeşilçay, Uğur Polat, and Goncagül Sunar in Cinayet TV series. He appeared in the TV series Dirilis: Ertugrul from 2014 to 2019, and played the role of historical character Ertugrul. At first, Engin thought that it would be a ridiculous role but his perspective changed when he read 13th century works Book of Dede Korkut, the most famous among the epic stories of the Oghuz Turks. Later on, Engin Altan agreed says “Ertugrul was a real hero, smart, mature and just.” In 2021, Düzyatan will appear as Oruç Reis Barbarossa in the Turkish TV series Barbaroslar alongside Pelin Akil and Tolga Akkaya.


  • In 2016, Engin Altan Düzyatan won the Magazinci Awards in the category Male TV Series Actor of the Year.
  • Engin also got four nominations for the Turkey Youth Awards in the same category of Best TV Series Actor.
  • Engin Altan won Golden Palm Awards for the category Best TV Series Actor for Dirilis: Ertugrul in 2016.
  • He received other awards such as the Makinistanbul Media, Art and Sports Award, in the category Best TV series Actor.
  • Engin won the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts High School Award for being the Most Successful Actor of the Year.
  • In 2019, Engin Altan Duzyatan received the international award named the Distinctive International Arab Festival Award (DIAFA) for the Best International Actor.

Personal Life

Engin Altan Duzyatan married Neslişah Alkoçlar on 28 August 2014. She is the granddaughter of Selim Soydan and Hülya Koçyiğit. The beautiful couple is blessed with a son named Emir Aras and a daughter named Alara.

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Engin Altan Düzyatan Education

College Dokuz Eylul University

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Engin Altan Düzyatan Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Famous for starring in Dirilis: Ertugrul tv show


Tv series: Ruhsar (2001)

TV series

Net Worth: USD $1-5 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Mevlan Düzyatan

His father Mevlan Düzyatan

Mother: Gülşen Düzyatan

His mother Gülşen Düzyatan

Brother(s): Alpay Selim Düzyatan

His brother Alpay Selim Düzyatan

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Neslişah Alkoçlar (m. 2014)

His wife Neslişah Alkoçlar

Children: 2

Son(s): Emir Aras Düzyatan

His son Emir Aras Düzyatan

Daughter(s): Alara Düzyatan

His daughter Alara Düzyatan

Engin Altan Düzyatan Favorites

Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp, Henry Cavill

Favorite Actress: Julia Roberts

Favorite Food: Fast Food

Favorite Destination: Turkey

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones

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  1. Hello from Atlanta, GA, USA!

    You have me hooked on Erturgrul! I’m embarrassed to say I have canceled appointments & stayed awake days at a time to watch! Thank you for being such a spectacular actor & bringing some of your history my way. I look forward to finding you in films and tv series that have English subtitles!

  2. I am looking at it now for the second time this is the best acting I’ve witnessed in a long time enjoying it here in Kansas City Kansas big fan

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