Cüneyt Arkın

Turkish actor and filmmaker (1937–2022)

Fahrettin Cüreklibatır (7 September 1937 – 28 June 2022),[1] better known by his stage name Cüneyt Arkın, was a Turkish movie actor, director, producer and martial artist.[2] He was known for his movie roles in The Mine, Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam and Paramparça. Having starred in more 300 movies and television series, he is widely considered one of the most prominent Turkish actors of all time. In his roles, Arkın did all of his dangerous stunts often without safety equipment and was injured many times. Arkın was born in Odunpazarı, a district in the city of Eskişehir, Turkey.

Arkın's signature

Arkın died on 28 June 2022 from cardiac arrest at a hospital in Istanbul, Turkey at the age of 84.[3]

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  1. "Usta sanatçı Cüneyt Arkın hayatını kaybetti". ntv.com.tr. 28 June 2022. Archived from the original on 28 June 2022.
  2. "The strange case of Turkish Star Wars: The Ottoman Empire Strikes Back". Esquire Middle East. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  3. Cüneyt Arkın: Yeşilçam'ın dev ismi hayatını kaybetti (in Turkish)