theatre and movie actor (B. 11 November 1929, Erzurum – D. 2 May 1988, Istanbul). Since his father was a military officer
he completed his primary and secondary education in various cities of
He started theatre as an amateur with the play titled Bir Evlenme which was staged in 1955 in Cep Theatre. His first professional acting was during the piece titled Teyzesi which was staged in Dormen Theatre (1958). Here he took part in many plays such as Kamp 17, Cengiz Han’ın Bisikleti and Bit Yeniği. Erbulak appeared in stage in the opera Midas’ın Kulakları. In 1971 he established the Çevre Theatre with Metin Serezli. There he showed the plays Yüzsüz Zühtü and Deli Deli Kulakları Küpeli. Starting from the 1980s the artist served as actor and director in various theatre groups. With his comedy type-castings and imitation skills he received the awards of İlhan İskender in 1961 and İsmail Dümbüllü in 1982. Erbulak who joined TV education courses in BBC produced programs for TRT such as Alıngan Gemisi and Deneme Televizyonu. He acted in numerous movies in cinema and received awards. After his death his wife Füsun and daughters Ayşe and Sevinç Erbulak organized an award in his name titled “Altan Erbulak Prize” to be given to the most successful actor of the year.
SOME PLAYS IN WHICH HE ACTED:
Dünyalar, Yanımdaki Yatak, Bit Yeniği mi, Her Evde Hır Var, Yedi Kocalı Hürmüz, Kim Kime Dum Duma, Işıklar Neden Karardı, Yüzsüz Zühtü, Bugün Git Yarın Gel, Ayı Masalı, Sokak Kızı İrma, Midasın Kulakları.
Homodi, Gülümseyen Dünya, İbişo, Bir Annenin Gözyaşları, Bozuk Düzen, Barut Fıçısı, Ölüm Pazarı, Fosforlu Oyuna Gelmez, Bardaktaki Adam, Şeytan Bunun Neresinde, Bülbül Yuvası, Yeşil Kurbağalar, Gelin Ayşem, Çitlenbik.