BORN: 9th February 1961

STATUS: Single

Burak was born in Ankara. His father Semih Sergen is a successful theatre actor, director and poet. His brother Toprak Sergen is also involved in the entertainment industry.

He graduated from Ankara State Conservatory in 1984 and worked as an apprentice at Bursa State Theatre. After completing his apprenticeship he moved to the Ankara State Theatre where besides acting he also worked as the assistant director and director of the theatre. He has also lectured at universities and being Director at other private theatres throughout his career.

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Burak’s very first on-screen part came in a TV series called Kurt ve Kuzu. Since then he has never really been out of work he has and still is taking roles in theatre. His movies include Ask Kirmizi, Yunus Emre and Sultanim Sirri.

His TV series career is also long and established. In 2011 he played the role of Besir Aga in Ask ve Ceza. In 2014 he appeared in Kizil Elma, and in 2015 he acted alongside Burak Ozcivit and Neslihan Atagul in the Emmy award-winning series Kara Sevda, in the role of Garip. More recently he was in another huge series Cukur where he played the bad guy Beyefendi.


Burak had a short marriage in 1992 to the Turkish/English singer Pamela Spence. In 1999 he married Isil Sergen and they have a son, Cansin. They divorced in April 2018. He is active on social media and has 58k followers on his Instagram account.


WRITTEN BY: Rachel Labidi

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