Demet Akbağ (born 23 December 1959 in Denizli) is a Turkish theatre and film actress.
Demet Akbağ was born in Denizli, Turkey in 1959. She started her professional career first in theatre in the early 1980s and then in television from 1987 onwards. That same year, she was chosen as the TV Star of The Year by Turkey’s Association Of Magazine Reporters.
Demet has been awarded with numerous prizes, including the Golden and Sadri Alisik Best Character Actor for her role in Vizontele, the Afife Jale Best Female Actor for “Sen Hic Atesbocegi Gordun Mu?”, the Altin Portakal for “Tersine Dunya” in 1993, the Ismail Dumbullu (the first actress to get this prize after Suna Pekuysal) in 1995, the Altin Kelebek – Best Comedy Star Of The Year in 1996, 1997m and 1998, and the MGD-Comedy Artist Award in both 1996 and 1997. She has also worked with the BKM Actors since their career starts and performed various leading roles in television including “Bir Demet Tiyatro” and “Olumsuz Ask”, in theatrical plays including “Otogargara”,”Sen Hic Atesbocegi Gordun Mu?”, and “ Bana Bir Seyhler Oluyor”, as well as in film including Where’s Firuze?, Eyyvah Eyvah, Eyyvah Eyvah 2, and Eyyvah Eyvah 3. /Gjithqka Nga Pak