Profile Name: Gurkan-Uygun Birthdate: May 27, 1974 Birthplace: Kocaeli, Turkey Height: 180 cm Eye Color: Dark Green Hair Color: Black Education: Istanbul University State Conservatory (Istanbul Universitesi Devlet Konservatuari) Spouse: Sebnem Uygun (m. 2008) Children: Mihriban Balim Uygun, Ates Uygun Other: Gurkan Uygun was born in Izmit Yarimca as a son of a worker father. His family is of Georgian descent. Gurkan Uygun moved to Istanbul in 1993 after graduating from high school. He was interested in theatre while he was going to high school. He took theatre lessons at Dormen Theatre. He took part in various theatre plays at Dormen Theatre for 7 years.
Gurkan Uygun became very popular with his role as Memati at popular Turkish Drama Valley of Wolves (Kurtlar Vadisi). He took part in Valley of Wolves (Kurtlar Vadisi) for almost 10 years.
Notable Works 1995 – Taxi Station (Cicek Taksi) (as Hidir) 1996 – Sweet Madmen (Tatli Kaciklar) (as Tolgahan) 1997 – Afife Jale (Movie) 1997 – Was that Supposed to Happen (Boyle mi Olacakti) (as Serkan) 1997 – Last Company (Son Kumpanya) 1999 – Crazy Heart (Deli Yurek) (as Cihan) 1999 – Bean (Fasulye) (Movie) 1999-2001 Story of Snake (Yilan Hikayesi) (as Ramazan) 2003-2005 Valley of Wolves (Kurtlar Vadisi) (as Memati Bas) 2005 – Bitter Life (Aci Hayat) 2005 – Valley of Wolves Iraq (Kurtlar Vadisi Irak) (as Memati Bas) (Movie) 2007-2015 Valley of Wolves Ambush (Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu) (As Memati Bas) 2007 – Valley of Wolves Terror (Kurtlar Vadisi Teror) (as Memati Bas) (Movie) 2010 – Valley of Wolves Palestine (Kurtlar Vadisi Filistin) (as Memati) (Movie) 2012-2013 Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) (as Mimar Sinan) 2012 – Hittite: Mystery of Medallion (Hititya: Madalyonun Sirri) (as Zebab) (Movie) 2013 – Diary (Gunce) (Movie) 2013-2014 Fugitive (Kacak) (As Serhat Hakeri/Ahmet Yurt) 2013 – Lal (As Cafer) (Movie) 2013 – Are We Okey? (Tamam miyiz?) (as Dad) (Movie) 2013 – Canakkale The End of the Road (Canakkale Yolun Sonu) (as Muhsin) (Movie) 2014 – Don’t Tell Me Story (Bana Masal Anlatma) (as Jilet Ali) (Movie) 2014 – Dance with Jackals 3 (Cakallarla Dans 3) (as Komiser) (Movie) 2015 – Game of Byzantines (Bizans Oyunlari: Geym of Bizans) (as Gazi Magosa) (Movie) 2015 – Dice Double One (Hep Yek) (as Cevat) (Movie) 2015 – Mu Tiya Mu the Mysterious Melody (as Zebab) (Movie) 2016 – Ankara Summer (Ankara Yazi) (as Ahmet) (Movie) 2016 – Crazy Forested (Deli ormanli) (as Tahsin Kara) (Movie) 2016 – Amber (Kehribar) (as Orhan Yarimcali) 2016 – Baker Father: Mystery of Love (Somuncu Baba Askin Sirri) (as Yildirim Bayezid) (Movie) 2017 – Dice Double One 2 (Hep Yek 2) (as Cevat) (Movie) 2016- 2017 This City Will Come After You (Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek) (as Sahin)
Awards 2005 – 1st White Pearl TV Awards (1.Beyaz İnci TV Ödülleri) Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Valley of Wolves (En İyi Yardımcı Erkek Oyuncu-Kurtlar Vadisi)