ALİ POYRAZOĞLU

Actor, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

He started his acting career at City Theaters. He worked both as an actor and director at very important theaters in Turkey.

In 1972 he established Ali Poyrazoğlu Theater; he layed out the modern plays from Turkish and worldwide writers.

He was the leading actor in 70 movies.

He translated 45 plays into Turkish; the translations were performed in private theaters, government theaters and city theaters.

He performed his plays in Greece, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, Australia and Austria. In 1998 he was one of the leading actors in the play called “Pera” which took place in Broadway followed by many fans. He worked with the famous American actors. The characters he created were very much liked by American critics and the audience. He was a playwright and director for many radio programmes and television shows.

In Paris, he performed the play he wrote “İçimdeki Timsah” (The Crocodile in Me) in French as “Le Crocodile en Moi”. His writings were published in various newspapers and magazines. He was a columnist in Yeniyüzyıl and Sabah newspapers for 12 years.

Ali Poyrazoğlu was selected as the Best Actor and the Best Director in movies and theather plays and most of his works were awarded as Most Succesfull Production Award.