Turkish actors died at age 71

Here are 1 famous actors from Turkey died at 71:

Nejat Saydam

Nejat Saydam (September 15, 1929 Istanbul-October 25, 2000 Istanbul) was a Turkish film director, screenwriter and actor.

He died as a result of heart failure.

Saydam began his career in the film industry as an actor in the 1950s in films such as "The Falcon's Claw" and "The Broken Valley". He later transitioned to directing, making his directorial debut with the film "Beklenen Şarkı" in 1965. He went on to direct over 40 films throughout his career, including "Azerbaijan Kids" and "The Suspended Song". In addition to directing, Saydam also wrote screenplays for several films he directed, and was known for his collaborations with fellow Turkish director Yılmaz Güney. Saydam's contributions to Turkish cinema were recognized with numerous awards throughout his career, including the Istanbul International Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993.

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