BORN: 25th August 1981

STATUS: Single

Seçkin Özdemir was born in 1981 on August 25th.  He is one of four siblings and says he had a traditional Turkish upbringing, sitting at night drinking tea and eating roast chestnuts with his family. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He completed his post-secondary education with an Economics degree from the University of Kocaeli.

Before he began his acting career, Seçkin Özdemir worked as a radio host on a music radio show. His interest in music made him become a DJ for a while. Seçkin Özdemir played at different parties and clubs in Turkey as a DJ.

Seçkin appeared in several commercials, after receiving acting classes he began to appear in minor roles in Turkish series. In 2011, he acted the male lead in the romantic drama Al Yazmalım (2011-2012). The role he first got recognition for was ‘Korkut Ali’ the male leading role in drama Bir Ask Hikayesi (2013-2014). His acting career took off from that series on and has attracted fans with his talent. He is well known for his following roles, he acted in Günahkar (2014) alongside Turkish actress Hazal Filiz Küçükköse. Following that he acted in the 2015 series Acı Aşk. In 2016, he also acted in a few episodes as ‘Pamir’ in the second season of the popular romantic comedy series Kiralık Aşk (2015-2017). This was the second series that he acted alongside Turkish actress Elçin Sangu. He actually accepted the role before reading the script. The script hadn’t been written but after speaking with the screenwriter who told him her vision for the character he accepted.

Seçkin Özdemir was the main lead actor in the popular 2017 summer series Ateşböceği, acting alongside Nilay Deniz. HHe’splayed the character of ‘Barış’ a successful divorce lawyer. He performed the role very well. I really enjoyed this role of his. Great acting from him. He formed a nice friendship with co-star Nilay. He even attended her wedding in September 2017. Earlier this year he played the lead role ‘Alper’ in the series Tehlikeli Karım (2018). Due to ratings, the series ended after a few episodes. He has said in interviews that a role he would like to play is a biography of someone’s life. The idea of reviving a character is exciting.

His hobbies and interests outside of acting include travelling, music (involving being a DJ at various events) and radio programming. He likes sport too and if he hadn’t become an actor he would have loved to have been a professional football player for Galatasaray, or a big club in Europe. He also likes to play basketball and table tennis.

Seçkin Özdemir is a great actor. Looking forward to his next project.

Written By : Raghad A.K

Updated by: Rachel Labidi

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