Basic Information About Erdoğan Atalay
|Celebrities › Actors
|Date of birth
|1966-09-22 (57 years old)
|Place of birth
Erdoğan Atalay Net Worth Details
Erdoğan Atalay is a well-known Turkish-German actor. Celebrity Net Worth reports that he has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Most of his wealth comes from his successful acting career on television series and movies.
Erdoğan Atalay Biography
What is Erdoğan Atalay known for?
Erdoğan Atalay is best known for playing the role of Semir Gerkhan in the German TV series Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei (Alarm for Cobra 11 – The Highway Police). His character Semir, a cop who fights the criminal world on the highways, is very popular among viewers, and Erdoğan has been an essential part of the show since its inception in 1996.
Early Life and Education
Erdoğan Atalay was born in Hanover, West Germany, in September 1966. His parents are Turkish immigrants, and he grew up in their Turkish culture. He studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City after finishing his education at a German language high school in Hanover.
Erdoğan Atalay started his career as a stage actor at the National Theatre of Hanover. He has appeared in many German TV series and movies throughout his career. However, his breakthrough came when he landed the role of Semir Gerkhan in Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei, which became his career-defining role.
Since then, he has gained immense popularity in Germany as a professional actor. He has also played roles in Belgian and Swiss movies and TV shows. Besides acting, Erdoğan Atalay has been a successful voice-over artist and has dubbed several Hollywood movies into the German language.
Erdoğan Atalay has been nominated for several awards for his outstanding contributions to the German television and film industry. In 201, he was nominated for the Bambi Awards for Reader’s Choice, and in 2014, he earned a nomination for TV – National at the Bambi Awards.
Some of his notable works include Liebe pur, Maximum Speed – Renn’ um dein Leben!, Hammer & Hart, CSI: Chaoten im Sondereinsatz, Geister: All Inclusive. Erdoğan Atalay has also appeared in the episodes of Musik Groschenweise, Diese Drombushcs, Die Wache, Einsatz fur Lohbeck, Doppelter Einsatz, Der Clown, Sperling, SOKO 5113, Homicide Unit Istanbul, SOKO Stuttgart and more.
He has also actively participated in charity work for underprivileged children and earthquake victims worldwide. Erdoğan Atalay is a vegan and a lover of nature. He supports animal welfare organizations and has often voiced his concern for environmental preservation.
Erdoğan Atalay is still working as an actor and voice-over artist. Although he is getting older and his character Semir Gerkhan may no longer be suitable, his fans are looking forward to seeing him in new roles on screen.
At present, Erdoğan Atalay is engaged to his manager, Katja Ohneck.