Fatma Girik Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Date of Birth December 12, 1942

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 5 inches (1.67 m)
Weight 59 kg (130 lbs)
Dress Size 5 US
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Nickname Fatma
Full Name Fatma Girik
Profession Actress, Politician
Nationality Turkish
Date of Death January 24, 2022
Place of Death İstanbul, Turkey
Cause of Death Multiple organ failure in a private hospital in Istanbul, Turkey
Birthplace İstanbul, Turkey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Fatma Girik was a Turkish actress. She was born on 12th December 1942 and died on 24th January 2022. Apart from acting, she established her career in the field of politics. Among Hulya Kocyigit, Filiz Akın, and Turkan Şoray, she was considered an icon for the golden age in Turkish cinematography.

Also, Fatma Girik is still regarded as one of the four most important Turkish actresses in Turkish cinema.


Fatma Girik was notable for her outstanding performances in both films and televison series. She is regarded as one of the most acclaimed stars as she had given winning performances in her acting career.

Girik was born in Istanbul and completed her graduation from Cagaloglu Girls High School in the city. She is still remembered for her first incredible performance as a walking lady in ‘Gunahkar Baba’ directed by Arsavir Alyanak.

She played a leading role in Leke which was directed by Seyfi Havaeri in 1958. After three years, she starred in a film named Olum Pesimizde (Death is Chasing Us) by Memduh Un.

She worked in more than 180 movies. Later, she joined politics and became a mayor of the district of Şişli in Istanbul between 1989 and 1994.

On 24th January 2022, Fatma Girik died at the age of 79. She died due to multi-organ failure, caused by Covid-19.


Among various achievements, Fatma Girik won the 2nd Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 1965, Keşanlı Ali Destanı, Best Actress, 4th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival 1967, Sürtüğün Kızı, Best Actress, 1st Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 1969, Ezo Gelin, Best Actress, 2nd Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 1970, Boş Beşik, Best Actress, and many more.

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Fatma Girik Education

School Cağaloğlu Girls High School

Fatma Girik Career

Profession: Actress, Politician

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

Family & Relatives

Father: Hayri Girik

Mother: Münevver Girik

Marital Status: Single

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