Turhan Bey

Turhan Bey

  • Born on
    • March 30th, 1922
  • Died on
    • September 30th, 2012
Turhan Bey (born Turhan Gilbert Selahattin Sahultavy; 30 March 1922 – 30 September 2012) was an Austrian-born actor of Turkish and Czech Jewish origin. Turhan was active in Hollywood from 1941 to 1953. He was dubbed "The Turkish Delight" by his fans. After his return to Austria, he pursued careers as a photographer and stage director. Returning to Hollywood after a 40-year hiatus, he made several guest appearances in 1990s television series including SeaQuest DSV, Murder, She Wrote and Babylon 5 as well as a number of films. After retiring he appeared in a number of documentaries, including a German-language documentary on his life.

Starring Turhan Bey on Plex


Acting (17 Credits)

2015Johnny Walker as Alexis (archive footage)
1995Virtual Combat as Dr. Cameron
1994Possessed by the Night as Calvin
1948The Amazing Mr. X as Alexis
1948Parole, Inc. as Barney Rodescu
1944The Climax as Franz Munzer
1944Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves as Jamiel
1944Dragon Seed as Lao Er Tan - Middle Son
1943The Mad Ghoul as Eric Iverson
1943Background to Danger as Hassan
1943Captive Wild Woman as End Narrator (voice)
1942The Mummy's Tomb as Mehemet Bey
1942The Falcon Takes Over as Jules Amthor (Uncredited)
1942Arabian Nights as Captain of the Guard
1941Shadows on the Stairs as Ram Singh
1941The Gay Falcon as Manuel Retana
1941Footsteps in the Dark as Ahmed

Himself (1 Credits)

1998Universal Horror as Self - Interviewee

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