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Birol Ünel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Birol Ünel (born 18 August 1961) is a German actor of Turkish descent. He has acted in a number of German and Turkish films, TV series and theatrical productions. His name, "Birol", means "unique" in Turkish. Ünel was born in Mersin in southern Turkey. In 1968, his family moved to Brinkum near Bremen in Germany. He studied acting at Hanover Conservatory. Ünel began as a theatre actor at the Berliner Tacheles where he played the lead and also directed the play "Caligula". Ünel made his film debut in 1988's The Passenger. He played a private detective in the film Dealer which he followed up with a role in Fatih Akın's Im Juli. Birol then acted in the award winning Gegen die Wand as Cahit Tomruk. He won the German film prize for best actor for this role. His latest films have been Transylvania, Seven Heroes and Soul Kitchen. Ünel also acted in the hit Turkish film Hırsız var! in 2005. Description above from the Wikipedia article Birol Ünel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 18, 1961 In Silifke, Mersin, Turkey
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Dragnet 1951-12-16
Latest Project:
Series WWE Mae Young Classic 2017-08-28
Known For
Poster of Dangerous Affairs
Poster of The Unpolished
Poster of Head-On
Poster of Dragnet
Series WWE Mae Young Classic Birol 2017-08-28
Movie I'm Off Then Americo 2015-12-24
Series Dangerous Affairs Tchangalo 2012-01-23
Movie Looking for Eimish Lupô 2012-11-09
Movie Soul Kitchen Shayn Weiss 2009-09-09
Movie The Moon and Other Lovers Gansar 2008-07-24
Movie The Unpolished Axel 2007-02-08
Movie Valerie Jaro 2007-04-26
Movie House of the Sleeping Beauties Herr Gold 2006-11-02
Movie Robbery Alla Turca Pamir 2005-02-10
Movie Head-On Cahit Tomruk 2004-03-11
Movie Kalbin Zamanı Demir 2004-12-10
Movie Blackberry Sylvester 2002-05-17
Movie Enemy at the Gates Politruk 2001-03-14
Movie Dealer Erdal 1999-08-05
Movie Fremde Freundin Moritz 1999-09-08
Movie Das Frankfurter Kreuz Mustafa 1998-02-17
Movie Buddies - Leben auf der Überholspur 1997-04-01
Movie Todesspiel Captain Mahmud 1997-06-15
Movie Landgang für Ringo Yusuf 1996-10-02
Movie Mau Mau Schulte 1992-05-28
Series Scene of the Crime Unknown 1970-11-29
Series Dragnet Club Doyen 1951-12-16