Filiz Akin is a Turkish actress, published author and Television presenter. She was born on 2nd January 1943 and as known as Turkish cinema’s noble modern, urban and beautiful face. Also, she won a colossal fan base in Turkey, and earned notoriety as a “European face, College Girl, and Blonde Star”. Alongside this, she has a number of publications as she is a published author.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Filiz Akin
1- Filiz Akin’s Family Background
She was born in Ankara. Her mom Habibe Leman ÅaÅÄ±rmaz was a tailor from Ankara, and her dad Bekir Sami AkÄ±n was a judge from Afyonkarahisar. Her mom was of Albanian plunge on her fatherly side, while her dad was of Circassian drop on his maternal side. She has a sister GÃ¼nseli from her mom’s second marriage. Her grandma, Halime HanÄ±m’s dad was a representative of AtatÃ¼rk, and her stepfather was AtatÃ¼rk’s official colleague and would ask Halime HanÄ±m’s assistance in AtatÃ¼rk’s clothing for state occasions. She lived in BeypazarÄ±, where her dad was working, until the time of 3. Her folks separated from when she was 7 years old.
2- Her Educational History
She began studying at the age of 5, she got her primary education from Sarar Elementary School in KÄ±zÄ±lay, Ankara. She proceeded with her studies at TED Ankara College Foundation Schools through boarding and scholarship. She got different honors at the school with her artworks and compositions. She passed every one of the classes effectively and was picked as a perfect student by her teachers. Her most popular concealed ability at school was her generally excellent imitation.Â In June 1960, she moved on from college. After completing her studies, she began working at the Ankara part of American Export-Isbrandtsen Lines. After working at the organization for a long time, she turned into the leader of its marine branch. She learned English, French, and a tad of Italian. Meanwhile, she went to Ankara University, Faculty of Language, History, and Geography for a semester and considered archaeology.
3- Rise To Fame
With the request of her companion Oya San’s mom, AkÄ±n partook at a challenge sorted out by Artist magazine and turned into the victor in 1962. After she was informed that she would get the honor just in the event that she would play in the motion picture Akasyalar AÃ§arken, she wouldn’t acknowledge it. Journalists and movie producers originated from Istanbul to Ankara to persuade her, yet despite everything she would not acknowledge the deal. But when Memduh Ãn came to Ankara and demanded it, she acknowledged playing in the film. She left college and work and came to Istanbul with her mother. Trusting the administrators of the magazine and Memduh Ãn, who persuaded her to play the job, helped AkÄ±n start her film career. She consented to the series and in the wake of shooting her first film Akasyalar AÃ§arken opposite GÃ¶ksel Arsoy in 1962, the makers arranged a program for her during the whole year.
4- Awards And Honors
She has won numerous awards and honors includingÂ 4th Malatya International Film Festival, Honorary Award,Â 2014 Turkish Thai Friendship Award,Â 2014 Magazine Journalists’ Association, 20th Golden Objective Awards, Lifetime Profession Honorary Award,Â 2015 Red Tulip Film Festival, Lifetime Achievement Award,Â 2015 15th Frankfurt Turkish Film Festival, Honorary Award and so on.Â
5- Her Publications
She is a great writer and also a published author of four books written by her. The books areÂ GÃ¼zelliklere Merhaba”, AltÄ±n Kitaplar YayÄ±nevi, which was published in 1992. Also, she wrote “Hayata Merhaba”, Epsilon, which was published in 2005. Moreover, she wrote, “Filiz AkÄ±n ile GÃ¼zellik, ZayÄ±flama ve GenÃ§ Kalma Ãzerine” which was published in (2006) and “Lezzete Merhaba” was published in (2013).
6- She Also Appeared In Commercials
After leaving the cinema career, she appeared in Istanbul Bank’s commercials and in 1977 she appeared in the music program (Podyum Show) on TRT. Apart from this, she also assumed the role in Haldun Dormen in play Bir Ayrilik. In 1979, she worked as a headliner at the Izmir International Fair.
7- Books About Her
Some of the books are written about her. In her reverence, three books have been written for her including “DÃ¶rt YapraklÄ± Yonca, OnlarÄ±n Sihri Neydi?” , Bircan UsallÄ± Silan, Epsilon, 2004,Â “BaÅrolde Filiz AkÄ±n: TÃ¼rk sinemasÄ±’nda ikonografik ve toplumbilimsel bir deÄer olarak Filiz AkÄ±n”,Â PÄ±nar Ãekirge, Epsilon, 2007 andÂ AkÄ±n’s portraits have appeared inÂ AtÄ±f YÄ±lmaz’s “Hayallerim, AÅkÄ±m ve Sinema” (1990),Â TÃ¼rker Ä°nanoÄlu’s “Bay Sinema” (2004), andÂ AgÃ¢h ÃzgÃ¼Ã§’s “TÃ¼rk SinemasÄ±ânÄ±n KadÄ±nlarÄ±” (2008).
8- She Gets Married To
She gets married to Turker Inanoglu in 1964 and got divorced in 1974. Later on, she gets married again with Leon Bubi Rubinstein in 1982 and got divorced in 1993. After a year, she gets married third time with Sonmez Koksal. However, the couple together has a child.