Fatma Girik Movies and Career Information
Dec 12, 1942
Actor and Writer
Fatma Girik (born December 12, 1942 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish actress and later politician. She was born in 1942 in Istanbul. She graduated from "Cağaloğlu Kız Lisesi" in Istanbul. Her first appearance in front of the camera was as a walking lady in the movie "Günahkar Baba" (Sinful Father) by Arşavir Alyanak. After a stint in small parts, she landed the leading role in Leke (The Stain) by Seyfi Havaeri in 1958. Three years later she became a respected movie star with her leading role in the movie "Ölüm Peşimizde" (Death is Chasing Us) by Memduh Ün. She went on to star in over 180 films. Later on, she ventured into politics, becoming mayor of the district of Şişli in İstanbul between 1989-1994.