Gazanfer Özcan

Gazanfer Özcan
Born Saim Gazanfer Özcan
(1931-01-27)January 27, 1931
İstanbul, Turkey
Died February 17, 2009(2009-02-17) (aged 78)
İstanbul, Turkey
Years active 1952–2009
Spouse(s) Gönül Ülkü
Awards Beyaz İnci Award for Best Supporting Actor (2005)
7th Annual Bonus International Comedy Films Festival – Honoree Award (2008)

Saim Gazanfer Özcan (January 27, 1931 February 17, 2009) was a Turkish actor.


Born on January 27, 1931 in Istanbul, Özcan started his career as an actor with the play Hisse-i Şaiya at Vefa High School. Honored as a State Artist by the Ministry of Culture in 1998, he attracted millions of viewers with his performance as "Tahsin Sütçüoğlu" character in the famous TV series "Avrupa Yakası". He died on February 17, 2009 in Istanbul due to cardiac problems he was having following a 20-day stay at the Istanbul American Hospital.



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