Murat Yıldırım (actor)
April 13, 1979 |
|Spouse(s)||Burçin Terzioğlu (m. 2008–14)|
Murat Yıldırım (born 13 April 1979) is a Turkish actor.
Murat Yıldırım was born in Konya, Turkey. His father was a teacher of literature. His parents are originally from Mardin. Due to his father's job Murat grew up between Konya and Adana. He has two sisters.
He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey and he has a keen interest in mathematics. His interest in music and theatre started early on in his life. As a student, Yıldırım played drums in a band. During his studying period he also started performing with his University's theatrical team and attending acting lessons.
After performing three years in theater, a writer who watched him perform in a comedy recommended him to attend a casting in Beşiktaş Kültür Merkezi. Thus he played his first minor role in Olumsuz Ask which was written by Yilmaz Erdogan. Later he performed in Bütün Cocuklarim and in Büyük Yalan. He also had a brief appearance in the Turkish film Organize İşler. His first leading role was in the series Fitrina where he met his future wife Burçin Terzioğlu,the same year he got nominated for Golden Orange Award for Best Actor for his leading role in the film Araf.
In 2007 he starred in Asi which was nominated for the International TV Audience Award-Best Drama TV Series at the 51st Monte-Carlo Television Festival. During the filming of Asi he starred opposite Beren Saat in the movie Güz sancisi about Istanbul pogrom.
After the end of Asi Yıldırım agreed to act in Aşk ve Ceza. His next role, in 2012, was Ecevit in the successful series Suskunlar. In late 2014, Yıldırım returned on screens, after a break of one a half years, portraying Lieutenant Sadık Turan in the movie Kırımlı based on the autobiographical novel Korkunç Yıllar.
In 2015, he appeared as Sinan in the film adaptation of Turkey's 2014 best-selling novel Kocan Kadar Konuş. The romantic comedy was released on March 20, 2015, to positive reviews. Due to its commercial success, a sequel was announced shortly after the film's release. In middle 2015 Yıldırım signed a contract with O3 productions and MBC Group for an upcoming series.
|2015||Kocan Kadar Konuş||Sinan|
|2016||Kocan Kadar Konuş-Diriliş||Sinan|
|2007-2009||Asi||Demir Doğan||Main role|
|2009||Ey Aşk Nerdesin||Police officer||Guest|
|2010-2011||Aşk ve Ceza||Savaş Baldar||Main role|
|2012||Suskunlar||Ecevit (Şerif) Oran||Main role|
|2016||Gecenin Kraliçesi||Kartal||Main role|
- "Murat Yıldırım ile Burçin Terzioğlu boşandı". Ηurriyet.
- "Murat Yıldırım speaks with Ayşe Arman". Elele.
- "Kırımlı Murat". Hurriyet.
- "Kocan Kadar Konuş artık beyazperdede". Aksam.
- "Kocan Kadar Konuş'un 2. Filmi geliyor!". gecce.com.
- "Meryem Uzerli ve Murat Yıldırım'ın Cannes çıkarması". Hurriyet.