Her debut role was in Bereketli Topraklar Üzerinde, directed by Erden Kiral. She is known for her more politically themed roles, notably with regard to prison conditions and women's rights. So far, she has appeared in more than 40 films.
She has one child (born in 1987).
- 1982 Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, "Best actress", Bir Günün Hikayesi
- 1989 Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, "Best actress", Uçurtmayı Vurmasınlar
- 2002 Ankara Film Festival, "Best actress, Sır Çocukları