If you are a fan of Turkish TV series, you are surely aware of everything related to the stars who star in the stories you enjoy so much, those TV series that are taking the name of the Turkish TV industry high.
And this time we are about to bring you a short biography of Çağatay Ulusoy, the celebrated actor who made his mark among the greats by participating in iconic series such as “The Protector” and “The girl name Feriha“.
Çağatay Ulusoy’s Profile
- Year of birth: 1990
- Nationality: Turkish
- Height: 1.85m
- Debut: 2011, in “The girl name Feriha”.
- Notable awards: “Golden Butterfly” for best actor.
Biography of Çağatay Ulusoy
Çağatay Ulusoy was born on September 23, 1990 in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. His mother is of Bosnian origin, and his father is Bulgarian, but of Turkish origin. She has a younger brother.
Ulosoy began her modeling career when she was only 19 years old. Already in 2010 she would win her first contest, it would be the Turkish contest for best model of Turkey.
It was also in 2010, the year she started taking acting classes with Ayla Algan. Afterwards, she started attending Akademi 35 Buçuk academy, which is an art school founded by Vahide Percin Altan Gördüm.
Çağatay Ulusoy’s trajectory
His debut as an actor would be in a big way, with the series The Girl Named Feriha, where he would be the protagonist playing Emir Sarrafoğlu. That same year he would also debut on the big screen, with the film Anadolu Kartalları, which he also starred in, playing the character Ahmet Onur.
In the following years, he would participate in other series such as Emir’in Yolu, (which failed and had to be canceled); Medcezir, where he played Yaman Koper; and Içerde (Insider), in which he gave life to the character Sarp Yılmaz.
But Ulusoy’s artistic career would not stop, as in 2018 he would star in “Hakan, the Protector”, one of the latest hits of the Turkish TV industry and the first original Turkish series on Netflix. In the said series, Çağatay would bring to life Hakan Demir, the main character.
His selection to star in the series made him travel to the United States, where he lived for 8 months while preparing himself in English acting.
On the other hand, apart from the aforementioned series he has starred in, Çağatay starred in two other films, “Delibal” and “Paper Lives”, released in 2015 and 2021 respectively. Few actors have had the opportunity to star in all the productions in which they are involved.
Curiosities and personal life of Çağatay Ulusoy.
Çağatay Ulusoy has been linked to several women. He has had several partners, but one of the most prominent was Serenay Sarikaya whom he met during the filming of the TV drama Medcezir.
In 2013 Ulusoy was arrested along with 37 other people for drug possession. The actor admitted to drug use, and also confessed that he started the use of narcotics because of depression caused by the failure of the Emir’in Yolu series. He was sentenced to 1 year and 9 months in prison, a sentence that he did not have to serve and that was remedied with the payment of a fine.