Cinema historiographer and translator (b. 1927, İstanbul). He is the son of Mustafa Nihat Özön. He attended Ankara Atatürk High School (1927) and graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Language, History and Geography, Faculty of Turcology and the Institute of Librarianship (1952). His critiques and reviews were published in Yeryüzü, Beraber, Pazar Postası from 1951 and in the newspapers and reviews Sinema (1956), Ulus, Akis, Yön and Devrim, which he published with his friends. He also translated scripts.
RESEARCH-STUDY: Sinema Sanatı (The Art of Cinema, 1956), Ansiklopedik Sinema Sözlüğü (Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cinema, 1958), Türk Sinema Tarihi (History of Turkish Cinema, 1962), Sinema Terimleri Sözlüğü (Dictionary of Terminology in Cinema, 1963), Sinema El Kitabı (Cinema Hand-book, 1964), Türk Sineması Kronolojisi (Chronology of Turkish Cinema, 1968), 100 Soruda Sinema Sanatı (The Art of Cinema in 100 Questions, 1972), Sinema ve Televizyon Sözlüğü (Dictionary of Cinema and Television, 1973), Sinema Uygulayımı, Sanatı, Tarihi (Practice, Art and History of Cinema, 1985), Dil Klavuzu (A Guide to Language, 1985).
In addition, he translated works on cinema and film scripts.