Famous Turkish actor Cuneyt Arkin dies at age 85

Cuneyt Arkin died at hospital in Istanbul after suffering cardiac arrest

Sukru Gunduz and Emrah Gokmen   | 28.06.2022
Famous Turkish actor Cuneyt Arkin dies at age 85


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.

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