Theater actor, cinema actor (B. 1908, Istanbul – D.
June 5, 2004, Istanbul). He graduated from
He was also engaged in television and dubbing. He made his debut in 1932 with the role Mison Eskenazi in the play Pazartesi-Perşembe of Musahipzade Celal on August 3, 1968 in Darülbedayi which he joined in 1932. He retired in 1975 due to ageing.
A documentary about him was
directed by Mehmet Güreli with the name “Alın Kullanın Beni”. He
received Legion d’Honeur from the French state. Before his death, Necdet Mahfi
had to sell his archive to the State Theaters. He was buried in
Aynaroz Kadısı (1938), Akasya Palası (1940), Yayla Kartalı (1945).
REFERENCE: Hüseyin Sorgun / Dârülbedayi’den Bir Çınar Daha Göçtü (Zaman, 8.6.2005), Arat Ovalı / Necdet Mahfi Ayral’ı Yitirdik (Türk Dili Dergisi, September-October 2004), Altyazı Aylık Sinema Dergisi (July-August, 2004), İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).