and film actor (b. 1925, İstanbul - d. 05 January 2018, İstanbul). He was born on August 5th, 1925 in
He won the İlhan İskender Award with his performance in Kanlı Nigar in 1968. With the same performance, he took over the symbolic kavuk (T.N. quilted turban) from İsmail Dümbüllü, who had taken it over from Kel Hasan. (Later Münir Özkul passed it to Ferhan Şensoy). With his performance in Sersem Kocanın Kurnaz Karısı (1978) he won the Avni Dilligil (1978), Ulvi Uraz Award (1979), İsmet Kuntay Award (1979) and İsmail Dümbüllü Awards (1980). He celebrated his fortieth year in art life with a jubilee in 1980.
Beginning from 1950, Özkul won fame with his performances of character roles in movies. He acted as İbiş in İbiş’in Rüyası ,which was adopted to cinema from Tarık Buğra’s novel and which was about Naşit Özcan’s life and he acted as Kel Mahmut in Hababam Sınıfı, both of which were unforgettable characters. He won Best Supporting Male Actor in the International Antalya Altın Portakal Film Festival in 1972 with his performance in Sev Kardeşim. He also won an award in Azerbaijan Film Festival in 1977 with Yaşar Usta in Aile Şerefi.
SOME OF THE PLAYS: İstanbul’u Satıyorum, Soyut Padişah, Sersem Kocanın Kurnaz Karısı, Çayhane, Fareler ve İnsanlar, Keşanlı Ali Destanı, Yorgun Matador.
SOME OF THE MOVIES: Edi ile Büdü, Halıcı Kız, Kalbimin Şarkısı, Miras Uğruna, Balıkçı Güzeli, Neşeli Günler, Gülen Gözler, Gırgıriye, Görgüsüzler, Mavi Boncuk, Bizim Aile, Aile Şerefi.