Müjdat Gezen (born October 29, 1943), Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actor, poet, teacher. He established the Müjdat Gezen Art Center. Turkey is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since November 2007.
He was born on 29 October 1943 in Fatih, Istanbul. He appeared on the stage for the first time in 1953 in Hırka-i Şerif Primary School, in his first play. In the same year, his poems were published in Doğan Kardeş Çocuk Magazine. During these years, he met with the microphone at the Istanbul Radio Children's Club. He took part in various amateur theater groups between 1956-57 and became a professional at Istanbul Municipality City Theaters in 1960. He graduated from Vefa High School in the same year. In 1961, he entered the Istanbul Municipality Conservatories Theater Department. He made his first film in 1962.
Gezen made his first private theater work in 1963. He entered the Münir Özkul and Muammer Karaca Theaters. His poems were published in art magazines in 1963-64. He did his military service between 1964 and 1966 and attempted to write plays. In 1966, he entered the Ulvi Uraz Theater. In 1967 he founded Halk Actors with his friends. In 1968, he opened his own private theater for the first time and worked at the Istanbul Theater the same season. In 1970, he did stage work and film studies as well as TV work. In the same year, her daughter named Elif was born. He wrote in newspapers and magazines. His first book was published in 1975. He has 1999 published books as of 28. Also, he has writings in primary school Turkish books . He founded a publishing house in 1982. In the same year, Istanbul Municipality Conservatory and later İ.Ü. He taught Turkish Theater at the State Conservatory. In the same year, together with his writer friend Kandemir Konduk, he founded the "Güldürü Üretim Merkezi" and directed a humor page in major newspapers. He founded MSM in 1991. He founded the "MSM Forest" in 1992. The play Hamlet Efendi was awarded in 1995 and was played at the State Theaters. He wrote for Cumhuriyet newspaper between 1996-1998. 1997 He directed plays at the State Theaters. The same year, his play called My Father received an award. He founded the theater that bears his name for the first time in 1998. He starred in around a hundred films, around fifty plays, more than a thousand radio and TV skits, wrote and directed some of them.
Müjdat Gezen is also a poet. He has an album named "My poetry has come, leave me" consisting of 74 poems. The album featured names like Savaş Dinçel, Mustafa Alabora, Perran Kutman, Ali Poyrazoğlu, Rutkay Aziz and Sunay Akın with him.
- 2011 - 15th Afife Theater Awards Muhsin Ertuğrul Special Award
- 2011 - Uludağ University 8th Media Awards / Theater Honor Award
Plays in Theater
- 1881 (play): Müjdat Gezen - Müjdat Gezen Theater - 2012
- Mustafam Kemalim: Tuncer Cücenoğlu - Müjdat Gezen Theater - 2010
- Fool (play): Müjdat Gezen - Müjdat Gezen Theater
- Class Bunad: Müjdat Gezen - Müjdat Gezen Theater - 2007
- Hamlet: William Shakespeare - Müjdat Gezen Theater - 2006
- Hormuz with Seven Husbands: Sadık Şendil - Yayla Art Center - 1999
- Hababam Class: Rıfat Ilgaz - Yayla Art Center - 1998
- Hamlet Efendi: Müjdat Gezen - Bursa State Theater - 1996
- Srsem Husband's Crafty Wife: Haldun Taner - Trabzon State Theater - 1996
- Artiz School: Müjdat Gezen \ Kandemir Konduk - Şan Theater - 1987
- Homeland or Country: Sadık Şendil \ Muzaffer İzgü \ Umur Bugay - Müjdat Gezen Theater - 1978
- Clown (play): Müjdat Gezen - Istanbul City Theater - 1977
Movies and TV series he starred in
|1963||Hormuz with seven husbands|
|1966||Sailors Are Coming|
|1968||Book To Burn||Sami|
|Shoot, Pop, Play, Play||the Eşrefpaşalılar|
|1971||Part of fire||Clown|
|I'm Coming From Exile||Mystic|
|We are not alone||Gulum Ali|
|The Clerk with the Puppy||Baby|
|When Dreams Come True||Consent / Cross|
|1975||Find Your Man||Hosni|
|Black Oath||Voicing Necdet Tekçe|
|The Pink Panther||Muttalip / Panther Clever|
|1976||There is a festival in the neighborhood|
|Driver Mehmet||Driver Mehmet|
|1981||There is a Festival in the Whirlpool||holiday|
|1983||There's a Revel in the Gırgıriye||Bayram / Prince Efruz Çatalcı|
|1984||Ours - Of Of Emine|
|Great Choice in Gırgriya||holiday|
|Let the reeds play||Mahmut / Ercan Şensoy|
|My mother-in-law is on vacation||Kerim||It is a sequel to Belalı Kaynana.|
|This Muhtar is another Mukhtar|
|Don't make me laugh||Mehmet|
|1987||All Birds Are Unfaithful|
|the Homot||Journalist Ali|
|My husband's wife||Trust Free|
|1989||For a Beautiful Day||TV movie|
|A Strange Murder||TV movie|
|1990||One Child to a Billion||TV series|
|1992||I Love You Rosa|
|2000||Real Niyazi||TV movie|
|2002||When Abdulhamit Falls||Karagoz player|
|My Coupler Bar||barye||TV series|
|Black Pepper with Chamomile||Cümbüsçü Mahmut|
|2003||Crazy Night||TV movie|
|Life science||Haluk||TV series broadcast on Show TV|
|Well Ok, Sweety||TV movie|
|2004||Cennet Mahallesi||Yunus||TV series broadcast on Show TV|
|If I squeeze the stone, I get the water out||TV movie|
|2006||There is another possibility||Kenan|
|Fame School||TV series|
|2009||Hormuz with seven husbands||Kadi|
|Watercolor||Voice of Savaş Dinçel|
|2010||There is Democracy in the Country||Busbar|
|The Voice of the Silent|
|2012||Exemplary My Family||Muhsin|
|2015||Conjoined Brothers||Motion picture|
- THE DIAMOND IN THE BELT OF THE DONK 1974 Milliyet Yay.
- KUZUCUK1975 Can Yay.
- FOOTH HAMDI IN AUSTRALIA 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- FOOTBALL HAMDI MAKES US Laugh 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- Stupid HAMDİ IN DIFFICULT CONDITION 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- MEDDAH 1982 Mitheater Bow.
- GIRGIRİYE 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- FACTS FROM MÜJDAT GEZEN 1982 Y.Asır Yay.
- IF I AM A CLOUD 1982 Theater Bow.
- Comics don't cry 1986 Info Pub.
- SALAK OĞLUM 2001 Mitos Dimension Pub.
- HAMLET MASTER 2002 Mitos Dimension Pub.
- ISTANBUL MUSICAL 2002 Mitos Boyut Yay.
- BICYCLE COMES NO PUMP 1997 Milliyet Yay.
- CHINA. MY FRIEND AZİZ NESİN 2000 Milliyet Yay.
- Strange Poetry ANTICOLOGY 1987 Cem Yay.
- NAZIM HİKMET with Lines 1977 Cem Yay.
- FOR TWO AND A HALF LIRA 1976 Cem Yay.
- MY MASTERS 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- FLYING 1982 Mitheater Bow.
- EVDE KARAGÖZ 1982 M Tiyatro Yay.
- FATHER 2002 Mitos Dimension Pub.
- DAMDAĞAN ON SAK 1999 Can Yay.
- ROUND (alias Sandor Amalyel) 2001 Milliyet
- WHEN I WAS A KID
- TURKISH THEATER BOOK 2000 MSM Pub.
- PLAYER'S HANDBOOK 2001 MSM Pub.
- HAMLET (Simplification) 2002 MSM Pub.
- CHILD MAN 2003 Info Ant Yay.
- My poem is here, let me go 2001 Bu Yay.
- ACTING EDUCATION 2002 Bu Yay.
- JUSTICE IS THE BELT OF TROUSERS 2003 MSM Yay.
- I AM AN ARTIST 2003 Can Yay.
- MEŞHUR NEW KAPI MURDER 2004 Remzi Bookstore
- ARTIZ SCHOOL - WITH KANDEMİR KONDUK 2003 Mitos Boyut Pub.
- BEYOĞLU BEYOĞLU - WITH KANDEMİR KONDUK and GÜM TEAM 2004 MSM Yay.
- PHILOSOPHY OF ACTING 2007 MSM Yay.
- THE CLASS IS NAME 2008 MSM Pub.
- CAMP (Game) 2008 MSM Pub.
- Crying CROW MAKEUP DEFECTED WITH HALİT KIVANÇ 2006 Kültür Pub.
- YOU CAN DO IT 2009 MSM Yay.
- WHY DO HUMAN WANT TO BE A PLAYER? 2010 MSM Pub.
- MY FRIEND MASK 2010 Nesin Yay.
- WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GROW? 2010 MSM Pub.
- FIKRACI2010 MSM Pub.
- STOP 2012 MSM Pub.
- 1881 2012 MSM Pub.
- IF NOT 2013 MSM Pub.
- SULTAN 1.ŞABAN 2013 MSM Pub.
Lawsuits Filed About
Bekir Bozdağ, Suat Kılıç, Mustafa Elitaş, Ayşe Nur Bahçekapılı, Nurettin Canikli, Bülent Gedikli, Hüseyin Tanrıverdi, Ebide Sözen, Köksal Toptan, Nimet Çubukçu, Murat Mercan, Dengir Mir Mehmet Fırat, Muzaffer Baştopçu, İbrahim Yiğit and Seracettin Karayağız He was sentenced to four thousand liras each.