Saygın Soysal was born on May 21, 1982 in Ankara. Turkish TV series, cinema and theater actor.
Name: Saygın Soysal
Date of Birth: May 21, 1982
Place of Birth: Ankara
Height: 1.89 m.
Weight: 83 kg
Eye color brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Siblings: Only child.
Instagram: He doesn’t have a social media account.
Family: He was born in Ankara, the only child of his family, he moved to Bursa with his family when he was three years old because of his father’s business, who was dealing with trade. When the primary school was finished, they moved to Trabzon. “We lived in Ankara until the age of three, in Bursa until the 4th grade in primary school, in Istanbul until the 2nd grade of secondary school, and then in Trabzon. We moved often because of my father’s jobs. He was dealing with trade at that time and he had a bumpy business life, so we changed cities frequently and studied at different schools. I was in Trabzon since the last year of secondary school. I don’t know exactly what it did for me to live in such different cities, but it may have enabled me to be a bit of a mixed type. ”
Childhood years: He spent his adolescence period in Trabzon. He lived a free life there, he sees himself as a native of Trabzon. “In Trabzon, I became the brave lad of the neighborhood, and I also became a sit-in with it. But at that age I sensed something was wrong somewhere. There was a billiard room in Trabzon where my father used to work and all kinds of people would come there. I had been in a relationship with all kinds of people since I was 13-14 years old and I was seeing them. I was seeing their relationship with each other, with life, with women, with Trabzonspor and with politics. It was like a laboratory of how people from many professions view life. At that age, of course, I wanted to change the world. I still want it. But it doesn’t change. Trabzon is a place where you will never be bored. I am very glad that I grew up there. Trabzon is a very strange city where both Dionysus and Apollo live together. There are all extremes and conservative structure in Trabzon. What you say “It is never acceptable in this society” has already been accepted in Trabzon and has been lived with it for years. I was 14-15 years old. I would like to study political science, but I was not a diligent student. Acting was one of the things that stayed in my mind when I was looking for what I should really do, and I wanted to try it. But acting wasn’t something I thought I’d do with love. It was one of the options that came to my mind when I just thought, “How can I earn my life, how can I get out of Trabzon?”
Education life: After completing high school in Trabzon, he graduated from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory Performing Arts Department.
School life: He was a bit disappointed when he entered the conservatory at Hacettepe University. “Wanting to be an actor was a more emotional thing for me. When I came to school, I had the real shock. Entering as children who are curious about themselves, acting and theater; Nowhere in the fact that Turkey can not be adequately studied acting’ve noticed. We realized that in a year. And we were in a hurry to educate ourselves as a class. Thank God we are a very good class. Most of us decided to be an actor in the 3rd grade. We wanted, we entered and realized that what we imagined was not waiting for us there. We struggled for a while, it took time to find our way. We still haven’t found it, but this is what we do. When I entered school I thought I was going somewhere above my imagination. I did not think that I would go into a structure that would shape the imagination of a 17-18 year old child, restrict his creativity and provide education to him. Actually, I thought it would diversify my imagination even more. When I meet my classmates as well, everyone’s eyes are full of eyes, second university students and so on, it’s a great class. We started, everything is trying to stop us. Then a school life where you go into battle with authority and somehow try to make yourself come alive. It pushed us to a point of protest, it gave us a waste of time learning to act. Maybe it strengthened our resistance, but we started to learn acting by working in the market or entering a theater. ”
The turning point of his life: Participating in the auditions of a play by Genco Erkal directed the flow of his life towards Istanbul. “School had just finished. I returned to Trabzon, my classmate Ezgi Coşkun called, told me that Genco Erkal had staged a play, and that I should take part in experiments. The next day I went from Trabzon to Istanbul. I was in front of Genco Erkal at the Friends’ Theater, ‘No need to try, go. You look too small, “he said. Everyone’s behavior and abilities are different. It was Genco Erkal, he said ‘Go’ to me. I went. On this occasion I came to Istanbul. Çağan Irmak had finished “Babam ve Oğlum” at that time. We met on one occasion. He was writing the script for a drama and said, “Will you go on the set tomorrow? I thought he was kidding. It wasn’t. I played two episodes in a TV series written by Çağan Irmak, but the series was canceled. Then Tomris Giritlioğlu called and the adventure started. ”
First step into acting: He started his television adventure in 2005 with the series ‘Güz Yangını’.
With which project did he shine? He drew attention with the character of “Aslan Kozcuoğlu” in the “Asi” series.
Social: Although he likes to live in Istanbul, he finds Istanbul “dangerous”. In his spare time, he likes to spend time in Istanbul and some of its major districts. “I usually walk between Galata and Beşiktaş. Sometimes I walk through Harbiye and sometimes from the coastal road. Most of the places I hang out are on these routes. Once a week, I do a job for myself and go to the Anatolian Side. I love Beykoz, Kuzguncuk and Kadıköy. Istanbul is very beautiful, of course, but there is no guarantee that a five-piece plank will not fall on your head and that you will not be able to climb a car. So Istanbul is a dangerous city. ”
Mindset: He doesn’t give much meaning to his profession. He doesn’t think acting has changed his life. I never thought, “What kind of life would I have if I wasn’t an actor?” because I don’t think being an actor changed my life. Of course, my social life has been shaped by this profession, but apart from that, it doesn’t matter to be an actor or doing another job. I live the way I am. I’m a gamer or not; it is necessary not to attribute that much meaning to the profession. There is no rule that I will do this profession all my life, I do not have such a dependency on any profession. It could be in another profession, I can do whatever I can in this life. ”
View of life: “We encounter so many problems while trying to create ourselves that in this world, a person has to show resistance to try to continue as himself. There are rottenness that always clashes with the values that make us who we are, and we are trying to stand by fighting them. ”
His view of business life: While evaluating the image of a very good actor that many people think about him, he states that he does not think he is a very good actor. However, he says he worked hard for his role. “When you spend some time with the script and work a little bit, the actor comes to a certain place. I can’t say I’m talented, but I’m hardworking. I can not do without working. I’m not putting forward anything talent, I have to work! I work and work hard on the character. I try to understand the character I play, but I do not have an emotional relationship with him, neither does any actor. Everyone wants to be an actor with completely different motivations. The most important problem of today is that there are many people who see the acting profession as a good investment and want to be an actor. Actually, it was not a preferred profession in the past. Living conditions are preferred now, being constantly in sight, money and so on. It attracts people. Nothing can be said to anyone who really wants to be an actor, it somehow finds its way. He can turn to himself and speak to himself properly, he knows how much he can and cannot do. A person who knows his own deficiencies and more draws up his own prescription. Other than that, if it’s acting for ‘tearing’, it’s done anyway. ”
Career plan: He does not discriminate between roles, he states that he can play any role. “I don’t discriminate based on who wrote, shot and served what. There is no role an actor cannot play, but there is a role he cannot play. I can only understand if there are roles that I cannot play either when I am given that role and try to play it. In other scenarios, you have never come across a character that I can say that I would never play this role, which is not an imposition that an actor will necessarily play every role. ”
Future Dream: He prefers to live in the moment. “I have no predictions or dreams about the future. I need imagination to understand the present, not the years ahead. ”
Which team is he fan of? He is a Trabzonspor fan. “When I was only two years old, they dressed me with the Trabzonspor jersey. I am one of those who are from Trabzonspor without seeing Trabzon. Until the middle second grade, I was the only one from Trabzonspor in the class. Things changed when it came to Trabzon Cumhuriyet Secondary School. I was very relieved that everyone there was Trabzonspor. In a certain period of primary school in Bursa and Istanbul, I was one or only one of the Trabzonspor players or one of the two Trabzonspor players in the class. I have always felt that difference and being unique. Some people ask if I have a second set, this question is pretty hurtful for me. This is the most wrong question to ask a Trabzonsporlu. Trabzonspor occupies such a big place in our hearts that there is no room for another team anyway.
Şenol Güneş is the first person I signed up for in my life. There was a shop right across the Trabzon Cumhuriyet Secondary School. Şenol Hoca used to hang out there all the time. I think the shopkeeper was his close friend. One day after school, I saw that my teacher was there again and I went to the shop. I had a little white paper in my hand, I asked for a signature, and he threw it. This short moment is one of those moments that I cannot forget. ”
2021- Maraşlı / Savaş
2018 / 2020- The Protector: Hakan / Mergen
2019- Nöbet / Yiğit Alkan
2018- The Pit / Elvis
2017 / 2018- Last Emperor / Theodor Herzl
2016- 46 Yok Olan / Doğan
2014/2015 – Black Money Love / Metin
2013 – Tatar Ramaz / Ferit
2012/2014 – Magnificent Century / Mercan Aga
2011 – Red Scarf / Tahir Oğuz
2010 – Türkan / Ali
2009 – Bu Kalp Seni Unutur mu? / Kürşad Süvarioğlu
2007/2009 -Asi / Aslan Kozcuoğlu
2007 – Past Times / Recep Tayyip Erdogan
2006 – Kırık Kanatlar / Sergeant Yunus
2005 – Güz Yangını Agency Owner
2017- Taş/ Civil Servant
2016- Koca Dünya/ Taksici
2013 – Jin / Çavuş
2011 – Yurt
2009 – Kosmos / İmza Karşıtı Genç
2009- Kayıp Çocuklar Cenneti
2007 – Tiksinti / Kamil
2016- Tüy Kalemler
2010- Macbeth / Macduff
Sacco ve Vanzetti / Video / Police
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