Birth Place Matching "Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Turkey]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Elia Kazan

Director | On the Waterfront

Known for his creative stage direction, Elia Kazan was born Elias Kazantzoglou on September 7, 1909 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey). Noted for drawing out the best dramatic performances from his actors, he directed 21 actors to Oscar nominations, resulting in nine wins. He ...

2. Steve Plytas

Actor | Batman

Steve Plytas was born on January 9, 1913 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Phokion Stavros Plytas. He was an actor, known for Batman (1989), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) and The Young Lady from London (1959). He was married to Amy Doris Foxell. He died on December 27, 1994 in Surrey, ...

3. Alice Sapritch

Actress | L'affaire Marie Besnard

Alice Sapritch was unattractive and she knew it for a fact. She nevertheless decided to become an actress, aware that she would never be the love interest of the handsome hero or play the blushing ingénue. That's the reason why she set about emphasizing her lack of glamor instead of concealing it. ...

4. Vahi Öz

Actor | Kan kardesler

Vahi Öz was born on November 3, 1911 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Kan kardesler (1952), Haci baba (1965) and Saka ile karisik (1965). He was married to Jale Öz. He died on February 12, 1969 in Istanbul, Turkey.

5. Muhsin Ertugrul

Director | Leblebici horhor aga

Muhsin Ertugrul was born on March 7, 1892 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was a director and writer, known for Leblebici horhor aga (1934), Istanbul sokaklarinda (1931) and Kahveci güzeli (1941). He was married to Handan Ertugrul, Münire and Neyir, Neyir. He died on April 29, 1979 in ...

6. Muzaffer Tema

Actor | Vahsi kedi

Muzaffer Tema was born on June 15, 1919 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and producer, known for Vahsi kedi (1962), 11 Uhr 20 (1970) and Disi yilan (1956). He was married to Ayten Çankaya. He died on October 4, 2011 in Çesme, Turkey.

7. Feridun Çölgeçen

Actor | FBI chiama Istanbul

Feridun Çölgeçen was born on May 10, 1911 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for FBI chiama Istanbul (1964), Kilink uçan adama karsi (1967) and Mavi Boncuk (1974). He died on January 19, 1978 in Istanbul, Turkey.

8. Sami Ayanoglu

Actor | Yavuz Sultan Selim agliyor

Sami Ayanoglu was born on April 21, 1913 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Yavuz Sultan Selim agliyor (1952), Battal Gazi Geliyor (1955) and Dört deli bir aptal (1965). He died on November 7, 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey.

9. Turan Seyfioglu

Actor | Istanbul'un Fethi

Turan Seyfioglu was born on September 14, 1921 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Istanbul'un Fethi (1951), Görünmeyen adam Istanbul'da (1955) and Alli yemeni (1958). He died on August 18, 1961 in London, England.

10. Paul Misraki

Soundtrack | The Quiet American

Born in Constantinople in 1908, Paul Misraki composed from the age of 7 years a waltz his mother notes on music paper.

He completed his studies at the "Lycée Janson de Sailly" where he met Ray Ventura who already created a small amateur jazz band.

Paul Misraki consolidates his musical knowledge with ...

12. Rudolph Schildkraut

Actor | Pals in Paradise

Rudolph Schildkraut was born on April 27, 1862 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Pals in Paradise (1926), Schlemihl (1915) and His People (1925). He was married to Erna Weinstein. He died on July 15, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Kenan Pars

Actor | Oglum

Kenan Pars was born on March 10, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Kirkor Cezveciyan. He was an actor and producer, known for Oglum (1961), Bir atesim yanarim (1966) and Cinayet gecesi (1963). He died on March 10, 2008 in Istanbul, Turkey.

14. Aram Katcher

Actor | The Right Hand of the Devil

Aram Katcher was born on July 5, 1921 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Hatchik Aram Katchar. He was an actor and director, known for The Right Hand of the Devil (1963), The Girl in the Kremlin (1957) and Spy Hunt (1950). He died on April 20, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Memduh Ün

Producer | Namusum için

Memduh Ün was born on March 14, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was a producer and director, known for Namusum için (1966), Üç arkadas (1972) and Bire on vardi (1963). He was married to Cahide Sen. He died on October 16, 2015 in Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey.

16. Bedia Muvahhit

Actress | Istanbul sokaklarinda

Bedia Muvahhit was born on January 16, 1897 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She was an actress, known for Istanbul sokaklarinda (1931), Beklenen Sarki (1953) and Atesten Gömlek (1923). She died on January 20, 1994 in Istanbul, Turkey.

18. Jacques Rémy

Director | La fruta mordida

Ex-father-in-law of Maggie Cheung.

19. Suavi Tedü

Director | Köyün çocugu

Suavi Tedü was born on February 22, 1915 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Köyün çocugu (1955), Zehirli süphe (1950) and Son buse (1952). He was married to Perihan Tedü. He died on March 26, 1959 in Istanbul, Turkey.

20. Muhip Arciman

Actor | The Message

Muhip Arciman was born on March 14, 1918 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for The Message (1976), Allah'in cenneti (1939) and Yavuz Sultan Selim ve Yeniçeri Hasan (1951). He died in 1998 in Istanbul, Turkey.

22. Zako Heskiya

Director | Yo ho ho

Isaac Solomonov Heskiya, known as Zako Heskiya (21 September 1922 - 3 June 2006) was a Bulgarian film director and screenwriter. He graduated Cinema and Photograph College in Sofia. Since 1956 until 1965, he had been an assistant director in Boyana Film Studio. His first own film was "Torrid Noon" ...

23. Vasfi Riza Zobu

Actor | Karim beni aldatirsa

Vasfi Riza Zobu was born on December 5, 1902 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Karim beni aldatirsa (1933), Ankara postasi (1928) and Milyon avcilari (1934). He died on November 23, 1992 in Istanbul, Turkey.

24. Margo Lion

Actress | L'homme de nulle part

Lank and plain-looking, poker-faced and a bit starchy but looking all the more mysterious for that, Margo Lion will forever remain Jenny, the "brothel queen', in Pabst's adaptation of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill's immortal 'Dreigroschen Oper', singing their unforgettable song 'La fiancée du ...

25. Talat Artemel

Director | Hürriyet apartmani

Talat Artemel was born on April 24, 1901 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Hürriyet apartmani (1944), Sonsuz aci (1946) and Nasreddin Hoca (1954). He was married to Cahide Sonku. He died on August 4, 1957 in Bolu, Turkey.

26. Michel Ardan

Actor | Classe tous risques

Michel Ardan was born on September 20, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and producer, known for Classe tous risques (1960), Met de Franse slag (1971) and Les grandes gueules (1965). He died on May 9, 1979 in Paris, France.

27. Vedat Örfi Bengü

Director | Çildiran baba

Vedat Örfi Bengü was born on October 14, 1900 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was a director and writer, known for Çildiran baba (1950), Düskünler (1948) and Kilibiklar (1947). He died on May 26, 1953 in Istanbul, Turkey.

28. Tevhid Bilge

Actor | Yazgi

Tevhid Bilge was born on April 9, 1919 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Yazgi (1987) and Ölüm saçan dudaklar (1965). He was married to Nezihe Becerikli. He died in September 1987 in Istanbul, Turkey.

29. Necdet Mahfi Ayral

Actor | Eskiya

Necdet Mahfi Ayral was born on August 6, 1908 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and writer, known for Eskiya (1996), Yayla kartali (1945) and Aynaroz Kadisi (1938). He died on June 5, 2004 in Istanbul, Turkey.

31. Sükriye Atav

Actress | Emine

Sükriye Atav was born on August 24, 1917 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She was an actress, known for Emine (1971). She was married to Niyazi Boratap. She died on October 8, 2000 in Antalya, Turkey.

32. Aziz Nesin

Writer | Gol Krali

Aziz Nesin was born on December 21, 1915 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Mehmet Nusret Nesin. He was a writer, known for Gol Krali (1981), Zübük (1980) and Yasar ne yasar ne yasamaz (1975). He was married to Meral Çelen and Vedia. He died on July 6, 1995 in Izmir, Turkey.

33. Osvaldo Valenti

Actor | La maschera di Cesare Borgia

Osvaldo Valenti was born on February 17, 1906 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for La maschera di Cesare Borgia (1941), Enrico IV (1943) and La cena delle beffe (1942). He was married to Fanny Musso. He died on April 30, 1945 in Milan, Italy.

34. Nezihe Becerikli

Actress | Dertli pinar

Nezihe Becerikli was born on January 21, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. She was an actress, known for Dertli pinar (1943), Büyük itiraf (1947) and Er meydani (1949). She was married to Tevhid Bilge. She died on January 18, 2000 in Istanbul, Turkey.

35. John P. Livadary

Sound Department | Pal Joey

Earned his M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, in 1923.

36. Refik Kemal Arduman

Director | Büyük itiraf

Refik Kemal Arduman was born on June 20, 1901 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor and director, known for Büyük itiraf (1947), Köroglu (1945) and Kahraman denizciler (1953). He died in August 1981 in Istanbul, Turkey.

37. Müzeyyen Senar

Actress | Kerem ile Asli

Muzeyyen Senar is a Turkish singer of Ottoman classical music.

Born in Bursa, she moved to Istanbul when she was ten years old, growing up in uskudar. She stuttered as a child, but found refuge in singing.

When she was six years old, she already knew all the popular Turkish folk songs by heart. When ...

38. Muammer Gözalan

Actor | Yalanci Yarim

Muammer Gözalan was born on February 15, 1903 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Yalanci Yarim (1973), Hindistan cevizi (1967) and Karaoglan - Bizansli zorba (1967). He died on November 21, 1981 in Istanbul, Turkey.

39. Hulki Saner

Producer | Nilüfer orman çiçegi

Hulki Saner was born on February 14, 1923 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was a producer and director, known for Nilüfer orman çiçegi (1960), Helal Olsun Ali Abi (1963) and Gülizar (1972). He died on July 20, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey.

40. Ahmet Tarik Tekçe

Actor | Daglari bekliyen kiz

Ahmet Tarik Tekçe was born on December 15, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Daglari bekliyen kiz (1955), Çölde bir Istanbul kizi (1957) and Iki çalgicinin seyahati (1963). He died on October 4, 1964 in Ankara, Turkey.

41. Muhsin Batur

Self | Coup

Muhsin Batur was born on December 5, 1920 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He died on September 25, 1999 in Istanbul, Turkey.

42. Zozo Dalmas

Actress | Despoinis dikigoros

Zozo Dalmas was one of the first Greek divas. She started her career in the Greek city of Salonika back in the 1920s and she soon became an important actress and well-known operetta singer. But above all Zozo was one of the most beautiful women who lived in the Mediterranean area back then and her ...

46. Tamer Balci

Actor | Tarzan Istanbulda

Tamer Balci was born on February 12, 1918 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Toma Balci. He was an actor, known for Tarzan Istanbulda (1952), FBI chiama Istanbul (1964) and Babacan (1975). He died on April 10, 1993 in Istanbul, Turkey.

47. Ercüment Behzat Lav

Actor | Ankara postasi

Ercüment Behzat Lav was born on November 15, 1903 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Ankara postasi (1928), Bir millet uyaniyor (1932) and Karim beni aldatirsa (1933). He died on May 16, 1984 in Istanbul, Turkey.

48. Esref Vural

Actor | Kesanli Ali destani

Esref Vural was born on May 5, 1914 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Kesanli Ali destani (1964), Kaderimiz (1973) and Ben de özledim (1981). He died on October 25, 1987 in Istanbul, Turkey.

49. Jerry Murad

Soundtrack | The Big Record

Jerry Murad was born on December 1, 1918 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Jerry Muradian. He died on May 11, 1996 in Liberty Township, Ohio, USA.


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