Halit Akçatepe

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Akçatepe in June 2006

Halit Akçatepe (1 January 1938 – 31 March 2017) was a Turkish actor.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Akçatepe was born in Üsküdar, Turkey. He was the son of Sitki Akçatepe. He studied at Saint Benoit French High School.

Career[change | change source]

In 1943, he made his debut in the movie Dertli Pınar at the age of 5 and made more appearances in other movies in some child roles. In 1956. he joined the army and stayed there for less than 2 years before returning to acting.

Akçatepe became a household name for his parts in Ah Nerede Vah Nerede in 1960 and the movies Yasak, Gündoğarken and Semaya baktım Seni Gördüm in 1963. In 1975, he acted in Hababam Sınıfı and then later its sequels Hababam Sınıfı Sınıfta Kaldı, Hababam Sınıfı Dokuz Doğuruyor and Hababam Sınıfı Tatilde.

In 2011, he received the Golden Orange Life Achievement Award.

Death[change | change source]

Akçatepe died in Istanbul, Turkey on 31 March 2017 from a heart attack, aged 79.[2]

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