Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan, who played the lead role of the brave warrior Ertugrul in the Turkish series ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ based on Islamic conquests, is celebrating his 41st birthday today.
Engin Altan Düzyatan was born on July 26, 1979, in the Turkish province of Izmir. His ancestral family is an Albanian immigrant from Pristina, the other members of his family are Turkish immigrants from Yugoslavia.
Engin, who gained worldwide fame for his lively performance in the 5-season series ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’. He started his acting career in his high school days.
After completing his engineering studies, he moved to Istanbul, where he began his professional life.
He started his on-screen acting career in 2005 with the television series Rukhsar and then a never-ending series of performances.
Engin also showed the essence of acting in more than 17 Turkish films.
Not only did he make a name for himself in acting. But he also hosted the Turkish version of The Million Pound Drop Live on TV. The game show ‘1 Million Janli Para’.
Engin Altan has also been included in the 2020 edition of the list of 500 Muslim influential figures from around the world for the most influential Muslims.
Since the popularity of the Turkish series ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ aired on state TV during Ramadan, Engin has had a large following in the beloved homeland.