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Demet Evgar

Demet EvgarDemet Evgar, born on May 19th, 1980 in Manisa, Turkey is a Turkish theater, television, film actress and singer. Evgar graduated from the Istanbul University National Conservatory in Theatre and is the older sister of Yigit Evgar, who is an actor, known for The Puddle in 2015 and Canim ailem in 2008.

Evgar started acting at the age of 17 with the amateur theatre group, 'Afsem Theatre' where her first ever stage appearance was in the Ray Cooney play: 'It runs in the Family'.

While studying at the National Theatre School at Istanbul University, Evgar formed a theater group with her friends, named 'Tiyatro Kilcik'. While working within this group as an actor, she also contributed her writing skills and served as a playwriter.

Evgar later performed at the well-known 'Kenter Theater', in the play 'The Blue Room', and added to her resume with award winning performances in classic plays such as 'Anna Karenina', 'Cimri' and '39 Basamak'.

She continued to act in local productions at 'Tiyatro Kilcik' and in 2007, Evgar appeared in the stage production of 'Rock Musical'.

Her later performances at the 'Pangar Theater', which she formed in 2012, included masterpieces such as 'Macbeth' and 'King Lear'.

Demet EvgarEvgar added to her already wide acting range by successfully portraying complex characters.

Her transition into mainstream TV and big screen acting seemed effortless and smooth thanks to the solid foundation she recieved from performing in theater.

She appeared in many TV Shows such as 'Asli ile Kerem', 'Bütün Cocuklarim', and 'Emret Komutanim', and a number of successful movies such as 'Banyo', 'Beyza'nin Kadinlari', 'Günesi Gordüm', and 'Yahsi Bati'.

Having established herself as one of the best female actors in the Turkish acting world, Evgar reached the peak of mainstream fame and recognition when she took on the role of 'Zeynep Yildirim' on the hit TV show, '1 Kadin, 1 Erkek', which was adapted from the French TV Show, 'Un Gars, Une Fille'.

The show aired on three different popular channels, 'Turkmax', 'Star TV', and 'Fox TV', and continued on for 8 seasons.

More than 12,000 scenes were shot along with 465 episodes.

Evgar's wide range of skills and deep understanding of character building as an actor has earned her many awards in theater, TV, and cinema acting.

Demet EvgarSome of her awards include: Galatasaray University Awards / Best Actress in Theater / King Lear / 2015 Elle Style Awards / Best Actress of the Year / 2012 Altin Kelebek TV Stars Awards / Best Actress in a Comedy / 2010 Galatasaray University Awards / Best Actress / 1 Man 1 Woman / 2009 12th Sadri Alisik Awards / Best Supporting Actress / Anna Karenina / 2007 Galatasaray University Awards / Best Actress / Gece Mevsimi / 2006 ODTÜ / Best Actress / 2011

In 2015, in the 'Best Tens' Award Ceremony, held in honor of the 100th year of Turkish Cinema, Evgar shared the 'Best Ten Comedy Actresses' award with these legendary names: Adile Nasit, Aysen Gruda, Binnur Kaya, Demet Akbag, Mürüvvet Sim, Nevra Serezli, Perran Kutman, Suna Pekuysal, and Yasemin Yalcin.

Evgar worked with director Onur Ünlü in the 2013 movie, 'Sen Aydinlatirsin Geceyi', and recently teamed up with him once again for his new film, 'Askin Goren Gozlere Ihtiyaci Yok'.

She also recently shot another movie named 'Sofra Sirlari'.

Evgar is currently busy performing the plays '39 Basamak' and 'Kozalar' at multiple locations with her theater company, 'Pangar Tiyatrosu'.

'Kozalar' has made its premier at the 'Avignon Theatre Festival' which is amongst the world's top theatre festivals.

Demet Evgar


The Blue Room (staged under the title, "Aşk Çemberi" – "The Circle of Love")
39 Steps
Anna Karenina
Gece Mevsimi (The Night Season) by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Kadınlar da Savaşı Yitirdi (Women Lost the War Too) by Curzio Malaparte
Ayşegül in India
Takanlar ve Takılanlar

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Çiçek Taksi (Flower Taxi)– 1995
Yedi Numara (2000) (transl. Number Seven)
Aslı and Kerem (Asli and Kerem) (2002)
Yuvam Yıkılmasın (Do not damage the my Family Happiness) (2003)
Çınaraltı (under the planetree) (2003)
Bütün Çocuklarım (2004) (transl. "All my children")
Emret Komutanım (Yes sir) (2005)
Erkekler Ağlamaz (Men dont cry) (2006) (transl. "Men Don't Cry")
Bir Kadın Bir Erkek (A man and a woman) (2009) (A Turkish adaptation of Un gars, une fille)
Bir Erkek Bir Kadin (A woman and a man) (2012) (A Turkish adaptation of Un gars, une fille)
Bir Erkek Bir Kadin Bir Çocuk (A woman, a man and a baby) (2014) (A Turkish adaptation of Un gars, une fille)
Bir Erkek Bir Kadin İki Çocuk (A woman, a man and two baby) (2015) (A Turkish adaptation of Un gars, une fille)

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Banyo (2005)
Shattered Soul (2005) (original title in Turkish; "Beyza'nın Kadınları")
I Saw the Sun (2009) (original title in Turkish; "Güneşi Gördüm")
Yahşi Batı (The Great West)(2009)
Thou Gild'st the Even (2013)

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