BORN: 12th December 1990

STATUS: Single

Burcu was born on the 12th of December 1990 in Eskishehir, Turkey. She has a sister who is an accomplished violinist.

She studied and then graduated from Hacettepe University in Ankara. Her degree was in the Theatre department of course. After leaving she dis some stage plays including Marquis de Sarde Quills and Little Red Riding Hood.

Her first screen performance came in 2013 at the age of 23 and was on the very successful and popular series Magnificent century where she played the part of Huricihan Sultan, the daughter of Ibrahim Pasha and Hatice Sultan.

In 2015 the role in Gunesin Kizlari as Nazli Yilmaz is where Burcu’s career successful. A very popular series at the time made her many fans and also put her in the spotlight for future roles with directors and producers. She then had further roles in Sahane Damat, Badem Sekeri, Aslan Ailem and Direnis Karatay.

Burcu alongside onscreen partner Ali Ersan Duru ( Sahane Damat 2016 )

Her current role is in a new series for the summer, Afili Ask where she plays the role of Ayshe alongside popular actor Caglar Ertugrul. The romance comedy is very lighthearted and worth a watch. It already has had great ratings and is currently the most-watched series weekly.

Burcu with her fellow actor Caglar Ertugrul ( Afili Ask 2019 )

Burcu says that in the past year she has learned to take things more calmly and has spent time with family and friends before taking on her new role. She says she sees herself as a woman older than her age but there is always a child inside her.

Her screen test for Afili Ask was while she was living in Bursa. She knew the director from before and was also pleased that she would be working alongside Caglar who had already been cast.

She is a sporty lady and would love to learn to kitesurf. She has four cats named, Alf, Mir, Mash and Moon. She loves spending time with her sister and nephew, Can. Sadly her brother-in-law passed away and she has been a real support for her sister.

Burcu and Alf the cat

She has an Instagram account with 3.4 million followers. A very beautiful and talented lady. As her current role is so popular can only see her career going from strength to strength.

Written by: Rachel Labidi



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