Beren Saat Biography
Born : 26th February 1984
Beren was born in Ankara, Turkey. Both her mum and dad are very sporty. She also has a brother called Cem. She studied at a private high school and then briefly studied at Baskent University doing Economics.
While she was at university her friends encouraged her to take part in an acting competition called Türkiye’nin Yıldızları. She came runner-up. Aftre this she was signed up to do some TV commercial work and thats how Beren started her acting career.
Beren is currently married to Kenan Dogulu, a pop singer who entered the popular Eurovision song contest in 2007. They began dating in 2012, got engaged in February, 2014 and married in July 2014 in the USA. Sadly very recently there has been rumours in the newspapers that they may be splitting up. Beren did have a few issues with her mother in law but she says they are now resolved.
Her first series was in 2004 in Aşkımızda Ölüm Var. In 2006 she shared the lead role in Hatirla Sevgili alongside Cancel Elcin. Then in 2008 she got the role as the lead in what is probably one of her best known series, Ask-i Memnu where she acted alongside Kivanc Tatlitug.
In 2010, Beren acted in the series Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? a screenplay adaptation of the movie written by Vedat Türkali in 1986. The series was directed by Hilal Saral and written by Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. Her role Fatmagül Ketenci Ilgaz portrayed a victim of rape. Saat’s principal partner in this series was her friend from Türkiye’nin Yıldızları competition, Engin Akyürek. The series was hugely popular however authorities wanted the series banned due to the rape scene. The series was a help to many women around the world and it got Beren noticed internationally too.
In 2013 her next role was in the seruies Intikam. She trained very hard for this role to improve her fighting ability. She then took the lead role in the series Kosem. The role was a highly sort after one.
Her more recent work has been in the Netflix series, The gift alongside Mehmet Gunser, the second season is due in late 2020.
All through her career Beren has also done a lot of voice over work including Toy Story and Minions. She also has some brand deals for Rexona ( deodorant ) from which she donated all her earning to women’s charities.
|2004||There is Death in Our Love||Nermin||Show TV||Supporting role|
|2005–2006||Love in Exile||Zilan Şahvar Azizoğlu||ATV||Main role|
|2006–2008||Remember Darling||Yasemin Ünsal||ATV||Main role|
|2007||European Side||Herself||ATV||Special guest appearance|
|2008–2010||Forbidden Love||Bihter Yöreoğlu Ziyagil||Kanal D||Main role|
|2010–2012||What is Fatmagül’s Fault?||Fatmagül Ketenci Ilgaz||Kanal D||Main role|
|2013–2014||Revenge||Derin Çelik/Yağmur Özden||Kanal D||Main role|
|2015–2016||Magnificent Century: Kösem||Kösem Sultan||Star TV||Main role|
|2019–||The Gift||Atiye||Netflix||Main role|
|2020||Night on Earth||Narrator||Netflix||Turkish version|