Actor, director and writer (b. 5 April 1928, Mersin). He graduated from Galatasaray High School (1943), Robert College (1949) and Yale University (1952). He worked as an actor and director at the Dormen Theatre (founder), İstanbul City Theatres, the State Opera and at some private theatres and on television.
He has written plays and nearly 100 scripts for radio and television. He has worked as a lecturer at İstanbul University Faculty of Literature, Department of Theatre and as an art consultant for the Turkish bank, Interbank. He has written articles on art events and the theatre for Milliyet (8 years), Hürriyet (3 years) and similar newspapers.
PLAY: Hisseli Harikalar Kumpanyası (The Wonders of a Public Company, 1979), Geceye Selam (Hello to Night, 1981), Şen Sazın Bülbülleri (Nightingales of the Joyous Bağlama*, 1983).
MEMOIR: Sürç-i Lisan Ettikse (A Slip of the Tongue, 2003).