Salih Güney

Salih Güney (born January 1, 1945) is a Turkish film actor.

Biography

Salih Güney was born in Adana in 1945. He graduated in theatre from the republican conservatory of Ankara. He made his film debut in Haldun Dormen's "Bozuk Düzen". He has gone on to act in over 150 films and series.

He started acting professionally on stage and in movies when he was only 19 years old. He is considered the 'James Dean' of Turkey, a rebellios and attractive star of the Turkish movies. In 1969 he stopped acting on stage, not because he wanted too, but because the producers said that with all his work on the stage he would not get a great part in movies. He was then 25 years old.

In that same year he starred in an Columbian picture " You Can't Win Them All" with Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson and Michelle Mercier. After this big production he went to Sweden and England to develop his skills behind the camera instead of before. He moved to the United States and became an US citizen.

He now lives in Europe and still appears on tv regularly. Besides acting he has now another big love in his life: archeology. He is a stand for that archeology from Turkey stays in Turkey and fought for bringing back the stolen sculpture of Heracles, what appeared in an private collection in the USA.

He has two daughters.

Filmography

* Beyza'nin kadinlari (2006) .... Police Chief ... aka Shattered Soul (International: English title)
* "Dönme dolap" (2004) TV mini-series
* "Serseri asiklar" (2003) TV mini-series .... Ekrem
* "Kardelen" (2002) TV mini-series ... aka The Snowdrop (International: English title)
* "Kaldirim cicegi" (1996) TV series
* Afrodit (1987) .... Murat
* Çelik mezar (1983)
* Haram (1983)
* Ask dedigin laftir (1977)
* Hasan almaz basan alir (1975)
* Kahramanlar (1975)
* Arap abdo (1974)
* "Ask-i memnu" (1974) TV mini-series .... Behlül ... aka The Forbidden Love (International: English title)
* Ask mahkumu (1973) .... Kenan
* Ah koca dünya (1972)
* Aci pirinç (1972)
* Asi Gençler (1972) .... Yücel
* Benimle sevisir misin? (1972) .... Erol
* Dinmeyen sizi (1972)
* Kanun adami (1972)
* Suya düsen hayal (1972)
* Altin prens devler ülkesinde (1971) .... Altin prens ... aka The Golden Prince in the Land of the Giants (International: English title)
* Ask hikayesi (1971) .... Taner
* Binbir gece masallari (1971) ... aka The 1001 Nights (International: English title)
* Bir genc kizin romani (1971)
* Iki ruhlu kadin (1971) .... Orhan
* Korkusuz Kaptan Swing (1971) .... Kaptan Swing ... aka Courageous Captain Swing (USA: literal English title)
* Saraylar melegi (1971)
* Seks firtinasi (1971)
* Yedi kocali Hürmüz (1971)
* You Can't Win 'Em All (1970) .... Capt. Enver ... aka Soldiers of Fortune (USA: video title) ... aka The Dubious Patriots
* Asktan da üstün (1970) .... Turgut
* Ah Müjgan ah (1970)
* Aysecik - Sana tapiyorum (1970) ... aka I Adore You (UK: literal English title)
* Birlesen yollar (1970) ... aka Crossroads (International: English title)
* Ceylan Emine (1970)
* Firari asiklar (1970)
* Güller ve dikenler (1970)
* Ölünceye kadar (1970) .... Ihsan
* Pamuk Prenses ve 7 cüceler (1970) .... The prince ... aka Pamuk Prenses ve Yedi Cüceler ... aka Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
* Talihsiz baba (1970)
* Iki yetime (1969)
* Misir'dan gelen gelin (1969)
* Ölümsüzler (1969)
* Sevgili babam (1969)
* Tatli sevgilim (1969)
* Aglayan bir ömür (1968)
* Ask eski bir yalan (1968)
* Funda (1968)
* Karanlik yollar (1968)
* Aglayan kadin (1967) ... aka The Crying Woman (International: English title)
* Bir söförün gizli defteri (1967) ... aka Secret Diary of a Taxi Driver (International: English title)
* Çildirtan arzu (1967)
* Efenin intikami (1967)
* Hirçin kadin (1967)
* Imamin gazabi (1967)
* Mühür gözlüm (1967)
* Nemli gözler (1967)
* Söyleyin genç kizlara (1967)
* Utanç kapilari (1967)
* Zalimler de sever (1967)
* O kadin (1966)
* Bozuk düzen (1966)
* Çilgin gençlik (1966)
* Çitkirildim (1966) .... Ergun
* Dört kursun (1966)
* Fedailer (1966)
* Garibim çalikusu (1966)
* Günah çocugu (1966)
* Ibrahim Ethem ilahi davet (1966)
* Intikam firtinasi (1966)
* Kanunsuz daglar (1966)
* Karacaoglan (1966) .... Karacaoglan
* Yigitler ölmezmis (1966)
* Kelepçeli bilekler (1965)
* Korkusuz yasayanlar (1965)
* Sehvetin esiriyiz (1965)
* Yasak sokaklar (1965) ... aka The Forbidden Streets (International: English title)
* Yildiz tepe (1965)

References

* Turksinemasi.com - [http://www.turksinemasi.com/sinemaci/sinemaci.asp?id=294 "Biography of Salih Güney"]
* Sinematurk.com - [http://www.sinematurk.com/person.php?action=goToPersonPage&id=2116 "Filmography of Salih Güney"]

External links

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