Famous Turkish actor Cuneyt Arkin dies at age 85
Cuneyt Arkin died at hospital in Istanbul after suffering cardiac arrest
Famous Turkish actor Cuneyt Arkin died Tuesday at the age of 85, hospital sources said.
The actor, who gave the Turkish Yesilcam movie industry many blockbusters, died at a hospital in Istanbul where he was taken after he suffered a cardiac arrest at home.
The veteran actor, whose real name was Fahrettin Cureklibatur, was born in 1937 in the central Eskisehir province and acted in over 300 movies.
A graduate of Istanbul Medical School, Arkin left his job as a physician and became a leading figure of the Yesilcam.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.