Mehmet Günsür

Mehmet Günsür
Born Mehmet Günsür
(1975-05-08) May 8, 1975
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Occupation Actor, Model, Producer
Years active 1989–present
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Religion Islam
Spouse(s) Katerina Mongio (2006-present)
Parent(s) Teoman Günsür
Sibel Günsür

Mehmet Günsür (Turkish pronunciation: [mehˈmet ɟynˈsyɾ]) (born 8 May 1975, Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish model, actor and producer. Recently he played as Tarık in the movie Unutursam Fısılda and as Sehzade Mustafa in Muhteşem Yüzyıl (The Magnificent Century).


Günsür worked first as a barman and then as a model before becoming an actor. He graduated from Italian High School. Since his debut, he has acted in Turkish, Italian, and some American films. His best known roles are Sehzade (prince) Mustafa in the Turkish hit series Muhtesem yuzil (Magnificent century) and the films O Şimdi Asker, Anlat İstanbul, and Hamam.

His awards include Most Promising Actor at the 1998 Ankara International Film Festival for Hamam[1] and the only Special Jury Award given in 2003[2] by the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival for his performance in O Şimdi Asker. Günsür is married since 2006 with Italian producer Katerina Mongio. He has 3 children.

Trivia: Besides his mother language, Turkish, he speaks Italian, English and French. Took his first professional acting lessons when being 25 although his big success, "Steam", came when he was 21. He met his wife in 2004.


External links


  1. Mehmet Günsür entry at the Internet Movie Database ( Retrieved November 4, 2010.
  2. Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Awards for 2003 at the Internet Movie Database ( Retrieved November 4, 2010.

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