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Şener Şen is a Actor and Executive producer Turquee born on 26 november 1941 at Adana (Turquie)

Şener Şen

Şener Şen
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Birth name Şener Şen
Nationality Turquie
Birth 26 november 1941 (77 years) at Adana (Turquie)

Şener Şen (born 26 December 1941 in Adana, Turkey) is a Turkish film and theatre actor, who has won the Golden Orange for Best Actor twice for his roles in Mr. Muhsin (1985) and Lovelorn (2005), the Golden Orange for Best Supporting Actor for Çöpçüler Krali (1977) and a Golden Orange Lifetime Achievement Award.


Şener Şen began acting in 1958 at the age of 17 as an amateur at the Yeşil Sahne Theater in Cağaloğlu. From 1964 to 1966 he taught in elementary schools in the villages of eastern Anatolia. In 1966 he returned to the stage at the City Theater in Istanbul. He made his film debut with a small role in the drama film So-Called Girls (1967), directed by Nejat Saydam.

He maintained a prolific output throughout the 70's as a supporting cast member in a number of films by popular Turkish comedy actor Kemal Sunal, most significantly as Body Ekrem in the Hababam Sınıfı film series, and in 1978 he received the Golden Orange for Best Supporting Actor for Çöpçüler Krali (1977), directed by Zeki Ökten.

From 1980 to 1982 he continued his theater work in Germany. His first leading film role was alongside Müjde Ar in the comedy The Shalvar Trouser Trial (1983), directed by Kartal Tibet, for which he was named Best Film Actor by a number of film and stage publications, and he won the Golden Orange for Best Actor for his roles in Mr. Muhsin (1985), written and directed by Yavuz Turgul.

He starred in the award-winning The Bandit (1996), written and directed by Yavuz Turgul, for which he was also the executive producer. In 2004 he received a Golden Orange Lifetime Achievement Award and he won the Golden Orange for Best Actor a second time for his role in Lovelorn (2005), also written and directed by Yavuz Turgul.

He is the son of Turkish actor Ali Şen and was married to Turkish actress Şermin Hürmeriç from 1989 until their divorce in 1997.

Usually with

Yavuz Turgul
Yavuz Turgul
(9 films)
Ertem Eğilmez
Ertem Eğilmez
(11 films)
Adile Naşit
Adile Naşit
(9 films)
Ayşen Gruda
Ayşen Gruda
(8 films)
Kemal Sunal
Kemal Sunal
(8 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Şener Şen (21 films)

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Hunting Season, 3h
Directed by Yavuz Turgul
Origin Turquie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Şener Şen, Cem Yılmaz, Çetin Tekindor, Melisa Sözen, Okan Yalabık
Roles Ferman
Rating73% 3.699063.699063.699063.699063.69906
Veteran homicide cop Ferman (Şener Şen) and his hot-headed partner İdris (Cem Yılmaz) team up with rookie cop and anthropology major Hasan (Okan Yalabık) to investigate the murder of a young woman. The suspects include her conservative family, who might have killed her for honor, her drug-dealing boyfriend and aged billionaire Battal (Çetin Tekindor) who had taken the victim as his second wife.
For Love and Honour, 2h20
Genres Drama, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Şener Şen, Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Aslı Tandoğan
Roles Ali Osman
Rating77% 3.898633.898633.898633.898633.89863
Ali Osman is a retired Kabadayı (old school gangster) who learns that he has a son Murat. Murat works in a bar and his girlfriend Karaca also works there as a singer. Murat has a run-in with a Mob Boss named Devran who tries to shut down the place. From that moment on, Devran swears to avenge Murat and Karaca and it is up to Ali Osman to protect them.
Lovelorn (2005)
, 2h18
Directed by Yavuz Turgul
Genres Drama
Actors Şener Şen, Meltem Cumbul, Timuçin Esen, Sümer Tilmaç
Roles Nazım
Rating77% 3.8981953.8981953.8981953.8981953.898195
Nazım, a primary school teacher, returns to Istanbul from his posting in the east . He temporarily takes on a job as a taxi driver with the help of his friend Atakan. One night he picks up Dünya, a singer at a club and after striking up a friendship, becomes her driver. While Nazım is waiting for Dünya to finish her performance one night, she is attacked by a man. Dünya is injured, and is rushed to the hospital by Nazım.
The Bandit
The Bandit (1996)
, 2h1
Directed by Yavuz Turgul
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Şener Şen, Uğur Yücel, Kamran Usluer, Özkan Uğur
Roles Baran
Rating82% 4.1487954.1487954.1487954.1487954.148795
After serving a 35-year jail sentence, Baran (played by Şener Şen), an eşkıya (a bandit, a haydut in Turkish), is released from prison in a town in Eastern Turkey. When returning to the home village he witness the fact that the world has changed dramatically during those years, with the village itself underwater after the construction of a dam. Then he also finds out that the person who masterminded the betrayal that brought him to jail was Berfo (Kamuran Usluer), a friend who had once been closer to him than a brother. In order to snare Keje (Sermin Şen), Baran's sweetheart, Berfo seized his best friend's gold and had Baran arrested by the gendarmes on Mountain Cudi. Then Berfo purchased Keje from her father against her will, and disappeared. According to rumor, he is in Istanbul.
Arabesque (1989)
, 1h45
Directed by Ertem Eğilmez
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Müjde Ar, Şener Şen, Uğur Yücel
Roles Şener
Rating81% 4.094864.094864.094864.094864.09486
Yasemin (1988)
, 1h25
Directed by Hark Bohm
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Uwe Bohm, Şener Şen, Toto Karaca, Corinna Harfouch, Michael Gwisdek
Roles Vater Yusuf
Rating69% 3.4823253.4823253.4823253.4823253.482325
West Germany, 1988. Yasemin and Jan are in the same judo club. Yasemin is a modern young Turkish woman. Jan is an old-fashioned womaniser. When his friends bet he cannot have Yasemin he sees this as a welcome challenge. He plays his best tricks on Yasemin who eventually takes to him because she is led to believe he was no macho but a really modern nice guy. That way she does play his heartstrings. He feels ashamed to have approached her just to impress his friends. Unfortunately this truth is eventually disclosed to her, and when it is, he is dismayed by the harm he has done. However, since this is a classic romantic movie, a happy end is inevitable after all.
Selamsiz Bandosu, 1h47
Genres Comedy
Actors Şener Şen, Uğur Yücel
Rating78% 3.944573.944573.944573.944573.94457
The setting is an Anatolian town. Being far from the big cities, it is more or less an isolated town and it is sarcastically called Selamsız ( "No Greetings"). Latif Şahin, the mayor of the town learns that the president plans to travel to East Anatolia by train. The railroad is close by and Latif hopes to solve some problems of his town by attracting the attention of the president and if possible inviting him to his town.
Mr. Muhsin
Mr. Muhsin (1987)
, 2h25
Directed by Yavuz Turgul
Genres Drama
Actors Şener Şen, Uğur Yücel
Roles Muhsin
Rating85% 4.296954.296954.296954.296954.29695
Ali Nazik seeks help from producer Muhsin Kanadikirik to become a Türkücü (a folk singer). Muhsin who is a fan of Müzeyyen Senar and Safiye Ayla is against Arabesque type music that is favored by him. Muhsin eventually relents and takes him under his wing and they work together to make Nazik a star.
The Broken Landlord, 1h41
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Şener Şen, Ayla Arslancan
Roles Aga
Rating86% 4.3477754.3477754.3477754.3477754.347775
Namuslu (1984)
, 1h32
Directed by Ertem Eğilmez
Origin Turquie
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Şener Şen, Adile Naşit, Ayşen Gruda
Roles Ali Rıza Öğün
Rating80% 4.0452254.0452254.0452254.0452254.045225
Ali Rıza Öğün (Şener Şen) est connu pour son caractère honnête, gagnant honnêtement sa vie comme officier commanditaire. Il est humilié par son entourage à cause de sa naïveté. Un jour, des voleurs dérobent le sac rempli d'argent d'Ali Rıza. Personne ne croit à ce qu'Ali Rıza raconte, les gens croient qu'il a dilapidé cet argent. Tout le monde veut profiter de cet argent d'Ali Rıza -argent qui n'existe pas. Tout le monde s'intéresse alors à Ali Rıza et le respecte, alors il est ennuyé par leur conduite et ne la tolére pas. Ali Rıza décide de se venger d'eux.
Şalvar Davası, 1h30
Genres Comedy
Actors Müjde Ar, Şener Şen, İhsan Yüce, Halil Ergün
Roles Ömer Ağa
Rating72% 3.6438453.6438453.6438453.6438453.643845
Elif returns to her native village after her husband dies. When she comes back, she finds that nothing has changed. The village men still make their wives work hard while they sit in the cafes and gossip. Elif inspires the women to fight back against this unfair treatment, and they vow not to have sex with their husbands until they start working. Meanwhile, Elif clashes with her old flame Ömer Aga.
Abbas in Flower, 1h27
Directed by Sinan Çetin
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors İlyas Salman, Şener Şen, Ayşen Gruda
Roles Şakir
Rating80% 4.0476554.0476554.0476554.0476554.047655
Smiling Eyes
Directed by Ertem Eğilmez
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Münir Özkul, Adile Naşit, Müjde Ar, Şener Şen, Ayşen Gruda, Halit Akçatepe
Roles Vecihi
Rating85% 4.2945954.2945954.2945954.2945954.294595
Yaşar and his wife Nezaket have kept on producing children in the hope of finally getting a male child. But they end up with only daughters instead (who they give masculine names). Now they are stuck with the task of arranging suitable rich husbands for them.