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Demet Evgar

Demet Evgar

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    • May 19th, 1980
Demet Evgar is a Turkish theater, TV, and cinema actress. Born in Manisa, Turkey, on May 19th, 1980, Demet Evgar started acting at the age of 17 with the amateur theatre group, 'Afsem Theatre'. Her first ever stage appearance was in the Ray Cooney play: 'It runs in the Family'. While studying at the National Theatre School at Istanbul University, Evgar formed a theater group with her friends, named 'Tiyatro Kilcik'. While working within the group as an actor, she also contributed her writing skills and served as a playwrighter. Evgar later performed at the well-known 'Kenter Theater', in the play 'The Blue Room', and added to her resume with award winning performances in classic plays such as 'Anna Karenina', 'Cimri' and '39 Basamak'. She continued to act in local productions at 'Tiyatro Kilcik'. In 2007, Evgar appeared in the stage production of 'Rock Musical'. Her later performances at the 'Pangar Theater', which she formed in 2012, included masterpieces such as 'Macbeth' and 'King Lear'. Evgar added to her already wide acting range by successfully portraying complex characters. Her transition into mainstream TV and big screen acting seemed effortless and smooth thanks to her solid foundation in theater. She appeared in many TV Shows such as 'Asli ile Kerem', 'Bütün Cocuklarim', and 'Emret Komutanim', and a number of successful movies such as 'Banyo', 'Beyza'nin Kadinlari', 'Günesi Gordüm', and 'Yahsi Bati'. Having established herself as one of the best female actors in the Turkish acting world, Evgar reached the peak of mainstream fame and recognition when she took on the role of 'Zeynep Yildirim' on the hit TV show, '1 Kadin, 1 Erkek', which was adapted from the French TV Show, 'Un Gars, Une Fille'. The show aired on three different popular channels, 'Turkmax', 'Star TV', and 'Fox TV', and went on for 8 seasons. More than 12.000 sketches were shot along with 465 episodes. Evgar's wide range of skills and deep understanding of character building as an actor has earned her many awards in theater, TV, and cinema acting. Demet Evgar worked with director Onur Ünlü in the 2013 movie, 'Sen Aydinlatirsin Geceyi', and recently teamed up with him once again for his new film, 'Askin Goren Gozlere Ihtiyaci Yok'. She also recently shot another movie named 'Sofra Sirlari'. Evgar is currently busy performing the plays '39 Basamak' and 'Kozalar' at multiple locations with her theater company, 'Pangar Tiyatrosu'. 'Kozalar' has made its premier at the 'Avignon Theatre Festival' which is amongst the world's top theatre festivals.

Filmography

Acting (16 Credits)

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2020Flames of Fate as Cemre
2019Money Trap as Leyla
2018The Yard (2018) as Deniz Demir
2017Askin Gören Gözlere Ihtiyaci yok as Handan
2017Sofra sirlari as Neslihan
2017Aile Arasinda as Solmaz
2016Bad Cat as Tacettin / Misket (voice)
2015Yok Artik as Ceyda
2013Thou Gild'st the Even as Yasemin
20121 Man 1 Woman as Zeynep
2010Vay Arkadas as Nil
2009I Saw the Sun as Havar
2009Yahsi Bati as Susan Van Dyke
20081 Woman 1 Man as Zeynep Yıldırım
2006Shattered Soul as Beyza
2005The Bathroom as Hülya

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