Öner Erkan was born on January 4th 1980 in İzmir, Turkey. Before he began acting in television series and movies, he was part of the theatre stage. Öner acted in several plays. He is also a dancer. He studied drama and acting and graduated from the Theatre Department at Dokuz Eylül University in 2002. He continued to study theatre and completed his graduate studies at Bahçeşehir University.

His television acting career began in 2002 when he acted in the mini-series Kuzenlerim. Then he began acting in films and continued acting in different series. He acted in Tulgar, Yedi Kocalı Hürmüz, Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali from 2005-2007.
He was the main actor in the 2009 film Bornova Bornova. Öner won an award for his performance in that film. He became a well-known actor when he played the role of ‘Bora’ in the series Yalan Dünya from 2011-2014. His latest film was Marti, a 2017 drama-film.

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Currently Öner Erkan is portraying the role of ‘Selim Koçovalı’ in the hit-series Çukur on Show TV. Season 2 started in September 2018.

Throughout his acting career, he has won several ‘Best Actor’ awards for his various roles in television series and films. I would like to see him win an award for his role in Çukur. A really good underrated actor.

Öner Erkan is currently single. He was married to Sibel Topkaya in 2010. Then in 2012 after two years of marriage, they got divorced. Öner has one brother and he is very close to his family. He has an Instagram account which he created last year in 2017. He is not much active on social media but definitely has gained lots of attention and fans due to his current role in Çukur.

Öner Erkan has great skills and has the potential to become a really great actor.

Written by: Raghad A.K


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