Erdal Besikcioglu is a Turkish actor who was born on 5th January 1970. He acted in many films like ‘The Golden Bear winning Bal, Eve Giden Yol 1914 and others. After giving outstanding performances in various hit movies he has proved himself as one of the best actors of the Turkish cinema. However, he is the most successful actor among those ambitious people who put all his efforts to build his own identity. Let’s have a look at some more amazing facts you didn’t know about him.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Erdal Besikcioglu
1- Erdal Besikcioglu’s Family Background
He was born and raised in Izmir and belongs to the Turkish family. Erdal is the nephew of Ilhan Cavcav. He is the pampered child of his parents who not just supported him but also encouraged him towards his passion. Since childhood, his only passion was to become an actor.
2- His Educational Background
He got his primary education from Izmir Private Turkish College and secondary education from Mehmet Seyfi Eraltay High School. After completing his secondary education, he then attended Hacettepe University State Conservatory to complete his graduation.
3- He Attended Creative Workshops
Besides studies, he additionally took acting classes and took part in creative workshops with William Gaskill among others. Though, he attended those workshops to upgrade his additional skills as well.
4- His Career Beginning
After completing his graduation, he began working in various different theatres and worked as head of the Diyarbakir State Theatre from 1995 to 1996. At that time, he was very passionate about acting and wanted to enhance his acting skills as well. So, he started working over there to groom himself.
5- His Acting Career
Erdal acted in many movies including Hayat Var, Kurtlar Vadisi Filistin, and others. There’s no doubt that he gave remarkable performances in that movies and gradually turned into the most popular actor.
6- He Won The Golden Orange Award
He featured as the title character Police commissioner Behzat C in the series named ‘Behzat C’ for which he won the Golden Orange Award for Best Actor category for his wonderful performance in that role.
7- His Television Career
He is exceptionally giving best to his television career and featured in the Television series named 46 as Dr, Murat Gurnay, in a blackly comic take on the Jekyll and Hyde story alternately dark, frightening, high-spirited, and thoughtful.
8- His Zodiac Sign
The people born under the sign of Capricorn are joyful, independent, and contemplative. They are very honest to those they care for, but often cold to those outside of their family and friends’ circle.