Canan Ergüder is one of the actresses with the longest trajectory in the world of Turkish television. Her name needs no introduction, she is known both nationally and internationally, mainly for her great artistic qualities.
On this occasion, we will tell you everything you should know about this actress; we will show you her life, career, acting history and some curiosities that you will like to know. So, without further ado, we invite you to stay and read.
- Date of birth: July 15, 1977
- Place of birth: Istanbul
- Nationality: Turkish
- Height: 1.57m
- Debut: 2006 (in “Bıçak Sırtı”)
- Notable awards: Golden Objective Award
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
Canan started her career as a television actress in the series Bıçak Sırtı, in the year 2006, a series in which she played the role of Serra.
Now, we said that Canan Ergüder debuted in the year 2006 on television, because, properly speaking, Ergüder actually debuted much earlier in the world of acting since, she started in theater, specifically in the year 2000 with the play The Median Line.
And this is one of the things that differentiates Canan Ergüder from most actors, who make their debut in television all at once. But, Canan Ergüder went through theater before and not only went through there, but also left a big mark having participated in nine different theatrical plays from 2000 to 2015.
However, Canan Ergüder has also participated in cinema. Her big-screen debut came when she played the supporting character of Nancy in the movie Shooting Johnson Roebling, released in 2007. But the film that catapulted her to fame was “Binbir Gece”, known in our language as “The Thousand and One Nights“. In this film, she gave life to the character of Eda Akınay.
The fact that Canan Ergüder has participated in theater, makes her one of the few Turkish actresses to complete so to speak, the acting triad, which is acting in television, cinema, and theater.
Now, going back to her time in television, it is worth mentioning that the last series she has participated in is Call My Agent (Menajerimi Ara), in which she was part of the main cast playing Feris.
Canan Ergüder’s personal life
The actress is married to fellow actor Kenan Ece, whom she met while filming the series Gullerin Savasi. In six years of marriage, they have a son named Demir, whom she called her most recent passion.
On the other hand, the actress confesses to having another passion, which is cooking, saying that she loves to try new dishes.
As for her experiences, Canan Ergüder said that she lived for 14 years in the United States, where she studied sociology and theater at Franklin and Marshall College. In addition, the actress has also visited Spain several times, in fact, she admits that she is very attached to the Spanish culture, stating that she even knows how to dance flamenco and jota.