Turkish actors died at age 59

Here are 2 famous actors from Turkey died at 59:

Müslüm Gürses

Müslüm Gürses (May 7, 1953 Halfeti-March 3, 2013 Istanbul) otherwise known as Muslum Gurses, Gürses, Müslüm, Müslüm Akbas, Müslüm Baba, Müslüm Akbaş or Papa Müslüm was a Turkish singer and actor.

He died caused by surgery.

Müslüm Gürses was born in Halfeti, a small town in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, Turkey. He began his music career in the late 1960s as a singer in local bars and clubs. In the 1970s, he moved to Istanbul to pursue a music career and quickly gained popularity with his unique style of Arabesque music.

Throughout his career, Müslüm Gürses released more than 40 albums and became known as the "King of Arabesque." He was known for his emotional and powerful vocals, which reflected the struggles and experiences of working-class people in Turkey.

Aside from his music career, Müslüm Gürses appeared in a number of Turkish films and television shows. He was also the subject of a biopic, titled "Müslüm." The film, released in 2018, was a huge success in Turkey and brought renewed attention to his music.

Müslüm Gürses passed away in March 3, 2013 due to complications from surgery. His death was a huge loss to the Turkish music industry and his fans around the world. His legacy continues to live on through his music, which remains popular with new generations of Turkish listeners.

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Nihat Nikerel

Nihat Nikerel (February 5, 1950 Çorum-September 27, 2009 Istanbul) was a Turkish actor.

Nikerel started his career as a theatre actor in Ankara, where he also went to university. He then moved to Istanbul and appeared in several popular TV shows and movies. Known for his versatile acting skills, Nikerel played roles in different genres ranging from drama to comedy. Some of his popular TV shows include "Sıdıka", "Çiçek Taksi", and "Bir İstanbul Masalı". He also acted in movies including "Mutluluk", "Kahpe Bizans", and "Hokkabaz". In addition to acting, Nikerel was also a talented painter and exhibited his works in various galleries. He passed away in 2009 due to cardiac arrest.

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